Here are four awesome vegan Thanksgiving recipes from my new cookbook, Gettin Saucy! You can make the most of your Thanksgiving meal with vegan mashed potatoes, two excellent gravies, and one beautiful salad.
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This is the time of year where we give thanks for what we have, most importantly, our friends and family. We gather around and celebrate with food and drink. Food news stories have been at the center of much discussion this year. From GMO labeling laws to soda taxes, things are getting better in our food system, even while some aspects of it are getting worse (looking at you, Monsanto!).
Holiday food waste can be significant. Here are a number of greening strategies that won’t diminish the impact of your holiday fun.
On average, 416 cooking fires occur daily. On Thanksgiving, there are 3 times that many. So beef up your prevention with these holiday fire safety tips.
Whether you’re planning a whole vegan meal or want to accommodate a vegan guest or two, we’ve got plant-based holiday recipes for every part of your menu.
My food philosophy is to know what I eat and then eat what I choose. As Thanksgiving nears, I was happy to find this EWG infographic. Healthy choices await.
Have cranberry sauce leftovers? Here’s a few ideas for what to do with cranberry sauce and a recipe for Yogurt-Cranberry Coffeecake.
Turkey stock is so simple to make and it adds a great deal of flavor to soups and casseroles. Use up the leftover Thanksgiving preparations and get one more use out of the turkey bones.
Learn the health benefits of sweet potatoes and get my favorite Thanksgiving sweet potato recipe!
What kind of sparkling wine goes well with Thanksgiving dinner? On this quintessentially American holiday try serving an American bubbly. A few years ago I wrote about the Best Thanksgiving Wines and while the usual suspects of Pinot Noir and sweeter wines like Rieslings were common recommendations, this year I’m thinking of serving some festive American […]
Want to know how to plan a cheese course? What’s the best wine to serve with cheese? How to make the perfect mac and cheese? The stunningly beautiful Cowgirl Creamery Cooks cookbook has all the answers — and more! Just north of San Francisco, in the rolling hills of Marin County, the Cowgirls — as they’re known […]
Whether you’re planning a vegan thanksgiving, cooking up a local, organic turkey, or doing something in between, we hope that you have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your friends and family this year!
So you’ve realized there’s no good reason to bother any turkeys, in order to enjoy a day of abundance and thanks. Wonderful! Now let’s get down to business: celebrating Thanksgiving vegan-style, in our meat-soaked food culture, can pose special challenges. Maybe it’s your first Unturkey Day since going vegan, and you’re wondering what to serve. Perhaps you’re traveling to visit non-veg relatives, or hosting omni guests. Social pressure to conform to others’ visions of ‘tradition’ can be daunting, especially coming from family members or close friends. Not to worry! With a bit of planning and forethought, there’s no reason for your vegan Thanksgiving to be anything other than joyful and delicious.