Tag: Vegetarian + Vegan Issues

Eating Vegan: A Vegan Hanukkah Menu

As you prepare to celebrate Hanukkah this year, make it a little green by serving vegan or vegetarian foods, which are cruelty-free and entirely sustainable. Transforming your regular Hanukkah spread into one that includes plant-based components will spread joy, happiness, and good health to all.

Vegan Mashed Potatoes

Make your favorite mashed potato dish without butter or regular milk with some easy and practical substitutions–use a vegan milk and margarine or olive oil instead!

Heirloom Bean Project Wrap-Up

Now that fall is here the results of my summer heirloom bean project are in: a total yield of almost four pounds of beautiful dry beans of several types. In all I grew seven runner beans and five varieties of “common” beans in my suburban garden. Why the excitement? I think it’s fantastic to be able to grow a healthy, delicious, protein source in my own back and front yards. Besides that, I love the versatility of bean dishes, and the varieties are endless if you search beyond the grocery store. You can grow your own and enjoy cooking them all winter.

Best Wines For Your Vegetarian Thanksgiving

Jen Masterson works at Wollersheim winery in Wisconsin where they produce 17 regional and varietal wines, all of them vegetarian. Jen has been working on a number of food and wine pairing options for Vegetarian Thanksgivings and she shares them with us today.

What is Gellan? And a Vegetarian Gummy Bear Review!

I know, it’s hard to imagine why gummy bears wouldn’t be vegetarian, but most gummy bears contain gelatin, which is an animal product. So, you can imagine my delight when the folks at Goody Good Stuff contacted me about trying out their gelatin-free gummies! Unfortunately, the Koala Gummy Bears weren’t vegan, since they contain beeswax, but the Sour Fruit Salad was totally vegan. The whole line of Goody Good Stuff is also gluten free!