Author: Jeannie Moulton

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Vegan Avocado Lime Cupcakes

OK, I know that avocados aren’t exactly in season, but this recipe sounded too good to not mention. It is from this great vegan cookbook, Big Vegan. You can read more about Big Vegan here, and check out another free recipe from it here. Ingredients 1 3/4 cup / 255 g all-purpose flour 2 tsp lime zest […]

December 23rd

Cranberry and Cardamom Mulled Wine

Freshly made mulled wine is about as Christmassy as it gets…christmas in a glass, if you will. It fills your home with its spicy aroma and tastes way better than any bottled mulled wine you can buy, even if you make it with a cheap red you can’t bring yourself to drink otherwise. I posted […]

December 21st

Baked Chips: Beetroot Crisps

Typically they would be deep fried, but it’s not the healthiest way and not all of us have any easy way to deep fry things. Here is a suggestion for baking some. Use them to spice up your next soup or dish, or as a snack. You can also try it with other root vegetables like parsnips or sweet potatoes.

December 9th

Most Honey Sold in US Grocery Stores is Not Honey

According to a study done by Food Safety News, three-quarters of the honey sold in the US is not proper honey. What this means is that the honey sold is missing pollen. This is a product of ultra-filtering the honey, which is unnecessary, reduces nutrition and is only used to obfuscate the source of the […]

November 16th

Study Suggest Consumers may be Mislead by ‘Corn Sugar’

The Sugar Association has prepared a study for the FDA that concludes changing the name of ‘high-fructose corn syrup’ to ‘corn sugar’ would confuse consumers. Half of the consumers who participated in the survey did not recognize that ‘corn sugar’ may contain high-fructose corn syrup, and therefore would be unable to avoid it if they were trying to do so.

November 11th