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  • Better Beans
    Express lane, 10 items or less: Uncanny refried beans (non-GMO)
    Who has time to read food labels? One of the reasons I became a vegetarian is because I got tired and disgusted of reading labels with things I couldn't even pronounce. Seriously, what the hell is formaldehyde and why would it be good for me...
  • Holidazed, Jerry James Stone
    Holidazed: Getting lit with Jerry James Stone (Part II)
    Last week, I debuted a vegetarian cookbook series that featured Jerry James Stone’s Holidazed. If you missed it, see Part I here. Otherwise, let’s continue our conversation with Jerry. Holidazed has over 25 classic cocktail recipes and...
  • A Southwest Christmas: White Bean and Sweet Pepper Soup
    A Southwest Christmas: White Bean and Sweet Pepper Soup
    When it comes to the holiday season, no food is more welcome at the table than a bowl of freshly made soup. There is just something about heaping spoonfuls of goodness into our chilled bodies which makes us grin like a Cheshire cat. Whether you...
  • Last minute Christmas shopping
    7 Last minute fun and useful gift ideas for your favorite vegetarian
    Christmas is fast upon us and for those of you who haven’t started shopping yet or don’t know what to get your favorite vegetarian, the pressure is building. Have no fear and grab a cup of coffee. You don’t even need to leave...
  • TruJoy Sweets Candy Canes
    Express lane, 10 items or less: TruJoy Sweets organic candy canes
    Who has time to read food labels? One of the reasons I became a vegetarian is because I got tired and disgusted of reading labels with things I couldn't even pronounce. Seriously, what the hell is formaldehyde and why would it be good for me...
  • Royal Blend
    Express lane, 10 items or less: Royal Blend® with Chia
    Who has time to read food labels? One of the reasons I became a vegetarian is because I got tired and disgusted of reading labels with things I couldn't even pronounce. Seriously, what the hell is formaldehyde and why would it be good for me...
  • Holidazed, Jerry James Stone
    Holidazed: Getting lit with Jerry James Stone (Part I)
    I recently had the pleasure of chatting with YouTube's Cooking Stoned, Jerry James Stone (how’s that for a name!). With it being Christmas time and since holiday parties are in full swing, it was only fitting that I start my new...
  • Kabocha soup with toasted pistachios
    Kabocha soup with toasted pistachios and pickled ginger
    It's serious soup time! Today's recipe is provided by Parallel 37's Chef du Cuisine, Michael Rotondo.Parallel 37 will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Chef Michael Rotondo’s market-driven menus focus on the best seasonal...
  • Choosing to go vegan
    Is the vegan lifestyle becoming mainstream?
    It seems that the vegan lifestyle is starting to become more of a mainstream way of life rather than a cult following. With increased awareness of the numerous health conditions that are associated with the consumption of red meat, the vegan way...
  • Holiday vegetable casserole
    Holiday vegetable casserole
    Today's recipe is provided by Executive Chef Jeff Anderson of Safeway’s Culinary Kitchens. Chef Jeff is responsible for developing new product ideas and recipes that help shoppers create better home-cooked meals. Anderson is committed to...
  • Gnocchi Florentine
    Vegetarian cookbook: Gnocchi florentine recipe
    I created this delicious and quick recipe on the fly. We had purchased the potato gnocchi at a wonderful market in Battle Creek (Horrock's Market) and I knew I wanted an Alfredo type sauce on it. This is what I created.The only change I would...
  • Fun Holiday Food
    Fun Holiday Food
    Here are some of my favorite food items this holiday season, from two of my favorite spots!SWEET PEPPERMINT PICK-ME-UPS:There is just something so festive about peppermint. The kids love the candy canes and us adults still want to get our fix....
  • Kelapo Coconut Oil
    Express lane, 10 items or less: Kelapo coconut oil
    Who has time to read food labels? One of the reasons I became a vegetarian is because I got tired and disgusted of reading labels with things I couldn't even pronounce. Seriously, what the hell is formaldehyde and why would it be good for me...
  • steak
    Study says 84 percent of vegetarians, vegans eventually start eating meat again
    There's a maxim that Americans know well: Meat is freaking delicious. Still, though, there is a very vocal minority in this country of people who are dead-set on ruining everyone else's B12-heavy good time. Vegetarians and vegans - a group...
  • Roasted Cauliflower and squash salad with red seedless grapes, curried golden ra
    End of season roasted cauliflower and squash salad with red seedless grapes
    As we ease out of Fall and slide into Winter, it is the end of the road for cauliflower. Send it off in style with this week's recipe provided by culinary creator, innovator and architect, Chef Alfred Portale. His heart belongs to the very...