Food Archive

Health Benefits of Nuts

Are you nuts for nuts? Then you’re in luck! Nuts have many nutritional benefits, making them a great addition to a healthy diet. If you’re worried about gaining weight from the fat content in nuts, a new report published last week by the American Journal of Clinical

March is Nuts!

Did you know that March is National Peanut Month? Well, now you do! It first began as National Peanut Week in 1941 and then in 1974 it was expanded into a month long celebration. In fact, March kicked off with National Peanut Butter Day on the 1st.

National Pistachio Day

Today is National Pistachio Day! The pistachio plant is a small bushy tree that’s found in places like Greece, Turkey and Afghanistan. It produces bunches of fruit that are similar to grapes and the pistachio nut is actually the seed of that fruit. Stuffed Squash with Brazil

VHP Author Develops Vegan Butter without Palm Oil

Bryanna Clark Grogan’s Vegan Butter on Photo by Christina Hoheisel. Recently, Vegan Heritage Press author Bryanna Clark Grogan (World Vegan Feast) accepted the challenge to develop a butter alternative that uses no palm-oil Why was this oil a problem? Sources for palm oil in Indonesia and

Vegan Unplugged recipe on GoDairyFree.Org

The recipe for this quick-and-easy Pasta with Pumpkin Sauce and Walnuts from Vegan Unplugged was recently featured on GoDairyFree.Org.  Be sure to check it out–it’s incredibly delicious and ideal for fall! Also, be sure to take advantage of the 2-for-1 special for Vegan Unplugged.  The offer ends

Vegan in Baltimore

Robin and I spent the weekend in very impressive downtown Baltimore. On Friday, we attended the Natural Products Expo at the convention center.  On Saturday, we gave a cooking demo from our books Vegan Fire & Spice and Vegan Unplugged at the Baltimore Book Festival.  (I publish