Browsing the "Holidays" Tag

Last-Minute Gift Idea: Lentil Soup Mix

December 16th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

This lentil soup mix was such a hit the year that I gave it out, that I've used it as gifts a few times since. It's simple to make a big batch, so these jars are a great last-minute gift idea, too


Humane Halloween: Find Vegan Halloween Fun Here!

October 25th, 2013 | by Tanya Sitton

Looking for creative Halloween treats? Need ideas for navigating a certain candy-centric holiday with your vegan family? Seeking some treats not rife with GMO'd up corn syrup and child slavery? Look no further! Created by Vegan Street's Marla Rose, Humane Halloween offers a collaborative space where conscious eaters can find and share ideas for celebrating Halloween -- vegan style!


Turkeys, Marketing, and Thanksgiving Tradition Invention

November 17th, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

Many Americans struggle to even imagine celebrating Thanksgiving without a deceased turkey on the table. Most don’t realize that in fact it’s a completely invented ‘tradition,’ woven from thin air about 200 years after the colonial celebration this holiday commemorates. The idea (surprise!) caught on like wildfire among industrial turkey producers; and the rest, as they say, is history. Modern Thanksgiving customs show clearly how we make up our own ‘traditions’ to follow – so why not create new ones, better suited to our own values of compassion and nonviolence


Vegan Recipe: Holiday Cranberry-Wild Rice Casserole

November 2nd, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

Winter holidays set the perfect stage for showing off a luscious vegan table! Try this deliciously easy casserole for your next holiday celebration. This Thanksgiving, rejoice in family traditions that reflect your own values of compassion and nonviolence -- possibly tempered with just a tiny bit of gluttony!


Vegan Recipe: Sunday Dinner Roast and Roots

October 23rd, 2012 | by Tanya Sitton

In my kitchen, autumn means roasting! This vegan centerpiece takes some time to prepare -- just like Mom's nonvegan roasts, of days past -- but the hearty deliciousness makes it time well spent. Reach for this recipe to impress company at special events, holidays, or dinner parties; or use it as a make-ahead staple for sandwiches, wraps, and stews throughout the week. You'll also get to enjoy a warm, cozy, delicious-smelling kitchen at no extra charge!



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