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7 Terrific Toppings for Veggie Burgers

7 Terrific Toppings for Veggie Burgers

For many people, summer and barbecue just go together.  We enjoy grilling and that didn’t change when we stopped eating animals.  Like many vegans, we grill indoors and out.  Apart from the plethora of fresh vegetables – and fruits – that can be cooked on the grill, grilling is a fun way to cook other […]

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  May 24, 2015   No comments
Light My Fire

Light My Fire

It’s summertime. The time we all put on our Ray Ban Wayfarers and head for the surf (or pool in my case). Time for cruising up to the drive-in with Beach Boys music blaring from the radio. Time to engage in that great American warm weather tradition—the vegetarian barbecue. Okay, so maybe barbecuing isn’t the […]

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  May 22, 2015   No comments
Got Indigestion? Go Dairy Free

Got Indigestion? Go Dairy Free

I recently learned about a woman who was just told – by a health care professional – that she has a “sensitivity” to dairy. “Millie” is about forty and has consumed dairy products her entire life. My reaction? A huge smile engulfed my face and I thought “lucky Millie.” I don’t know Millie, but I […]

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  April 25, 2015   No comments


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Vegan Men Say What?  Review of The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat, and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet (Author Nina Teicholz; Published by Simon & Schuster, 2014)   Part I:  What I Like About the Book

Vegan Men Say What? Review of The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat, and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet (Author Nina Teicholz; Published by Simon & Schuster, 2014) Part I: What I Like About the Book

A friend of mine recently told me that he saw an author on TV promoting meat, dairy and eggs as being healthy.  He wanted to know what I thought.  At first I thought he was mistaken, but then I saw a large article in the Wall Street Journal promoting the new book of Nina Teicholz, […]

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  April 25, 2015   No comments


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Learning to Cook Great Vegan Food

Learning to Cook Great Vegan Food

For those of you interested in developing your plant-based culinary skills, there is no time like the present.  I recently realized my dream of becoming a vegan chef! Before selecting my culinary school I looked into several programs and found that there are some great opportunities for learning plant-based cooking, both online and locally. I […]

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  April 25, 2015   No comments