Monthly Archives: August 2017

August 2017

Why You Should Feed Your Dog Natural Dog Food

By | 2017-09-17T20:10:03+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Nothing is better than feeding dogs with food as nature intended: a balanced mixture of proteins, carbohydrates and fats from healthy sources. Proteins in natural dog foods Dogs need protein to build strong muscles and bones. Proteins are also important neurotransmitters that send messages to the brain and nerves throughout the body. Proteins can come [...]

Vegan Peanut Butter Coffee Cake

By | 2017-09-17T20:10:23+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Peanut Butter Coffee Cake For the topping: 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar 1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour 1/4 cup peanut butter 3 Tbsp. margarine For the cake: 2 1/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt 1 cup soy milk 1/2 cup [...]

Pumpkin Smoothies!

By | 2017-09-17T20:10:40+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Pumpkin Smoothie 1/2 cup canned pumpkin 1 cup vegan soymilk small scoop vanilla soy yogurt 1 frozen banana couple of dashes cinnamon dash nutmeg dash allspice 1 tablespoon vegan maple syrup Blend everything together in a blender. Adjust soy milk/ banana/ yogurt ratio for consistency.

Vegan Cornbread

By | 2017-09-17T20:10:49+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Cornbread This cornbread, made without eggs, is delicious, and slightly more moist than traditional cornbread. (Serves 8) 1-1/2 cups soymilk 1-1/2 tablespoons vinegar 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup unbleached all-purpose or whole wheat pastry flour 2 tablespoons raw sugar or other sweetener 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons [...]

Wild Rice Dressing

By | 2017-09-17T20:11:01+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Wild Rice Dressing 4 cups water 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup long-grain brown rice* 3/4 cup wild rice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 pound fresh mushrooms, cleaned and sliced 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley 1 cup sliced celery 1/4 teaspoon crumbled sage 1/8 teaspoon each black pepper, dried marjoram, and dried [...]

Broccoli Latkes

By | 2017-09-17T20:11:09+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Broccoli Latkes 1 pound broccoli, chopped into small pieces 2 pounds potatoes, scrubbed and cubed into small pieces 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped 3 cups water 1/2 teaspoon celery seed salt and pepper to taste Cook all the ingredients (except the oil) in a large covered pot over medium heat for 20 minutes. Drain [...]

Specifics on Vegan Alcohol

By | 2017-09-17T20:11:19+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Most new vegans look at me in total surprise when I start talking about vegan alcohol. I understand that though because it also never crossed my mind that alcohol couldn’t be vegan. Isinglass is used in the refinement process of some alcoholic brands and is a form of gelatin prepared from the internal membranes of [...]