Category: Snacks

Celebrate National Smoothie Day, June 21

Celebrate National Smoothie Day, June 21

Up to 184 million Americans enjoy smoothies each year. To celebrate National Smoothie Day, here’s an easy recipe for a fresh, plant-based treat that’s delicious, on trend and better for you! And, this smoothie has a secret ingredient… here’s a hint: Give peas a chance! Milk alternatives and plant-based choices have grown in popularity recently for health reasons and lifestyle choices. The new non-dairy Plant Protein Milk from Bolthouse Farms, made […]

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Recipe: Forks Over Knives Veggie Fajitas

Recipe: Forks Over Knives Veggie Fajitas

Fajitas are a great go-to meal. They taste “special” without taking all day in the kitchen. From Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook: Over 300 Recipes for Plant-Based Eating All Through the Year View recipe here: https://www.forksoverknives.com/recipes/veggie-fajitas/

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The Vegan Snack Club that Saves Animals

The Vegan Snack Club that Saves Animals

Vegan Republic, the Berkeley store run by Animal Place sanctuary, is now doing a monthly Snack Club. All store proceeds support the rescue and care of cows, pigs, sheep, goats, chickens, turkeys, rabbits, and more. There are 6-9 different treats each month, both savory and sweet, often seasonally inspired, for a ridiculously low $25. Some of these brands are not […]

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Vegan Tahini Cookies Recipe

Vegan Tahini Cookies Recipe

By Gabrielle St. Claire, www.eatdrinkshrink.com Tahini is one of those ingredients that’s imperative for hummus, great for dressings, but I was intrigued about using tahini in a baked good. What’s fab about this concept is that it involves minimal ingredients, has low sugar, easy to throw together, light, buttery, packs aesthetic appeal, no white sugar or flour, so gluten free, […]

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Phyter Bars: The First Veggie-based Nutrition Bars

Phyter Bars: The First Veggie-based Nutrition Bars

There’s a new whole-food nutrition bar – and it’s bringing a fresh spin to the category (literally!). Phyter bars are the FIRST products of their kind with farm-fresh vegetables and/or fruit as their #1 ingredient, using pureed produce (never dehydrated). And that’s only part of the goodness story. Phyter bars are the creation of Chef David Choi Jr., who grew […]

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Vegan Holiday Juice Recipe from Iconic Artist Peter Max

Vegan Holiday Juice Recipe from Iconic Artist Peter Max

Here is a delicious breakfast recipe from famous pop artist, Peter Max, who has been a vegan for over 4 decades.  He was introduced to ‘Blended Salads’ through his friend, Dr. Joel Fuhrman and now swears by them every Thanksgiving and Christmas morning. “Today they’re known as fresh-pressed juices and smoothies, and thankfully they have become so popular and accessible to get. Fruits and vegetables give […]

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Vegan Recipe: Carrot Ginger Green Smoothie

Vegan Recipe: Carrot Ginger Green Smoothie

This delicious Carrot Ginger Green Smoothie is a new vegan recipe from Natalie’s Orchid Island Juice Company. Ingredients, Makes 1 serving 1 cup Natalie’s Carrot Ginger Juice 1 banana, cut into chunks and frozen 2-3 cups fresh spinach leaves Pinch of cinnamon 1 cup of ice Directions 1. In a blender, combine juice and banana. Blend until smooth. 2. Add […]

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Vegan Recipe: Dr. McDougall’s Pumpkin Muffins

Vegan Recipe: Dr. McDougall’s Pumpkin Muffins

By Dr. McDougall Easy, healthy, and filled with all the best flavors of fall! I bake these in silicone muffin cups, medium size. I let the muffins cool for about 10 minutes, then just pop them out of the muffin cups. No sticking ever! Prep: 20 minutes | Bake: 30 minutes Ingredients, Makes 12 muffins Dry Ingredients: 1 cup whole […]

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Vegan Recipe: Crabless Cakes with Lemon Habanero Tartar

Vegan Recipe: Crabless Cakes with Lemon Habanero Tartar

Ingredients, Yields 10 cakes Package Gardein mini crabless cakes (contains wheat gluten – not suitable for celiac) Basil sauce 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves 1 cup vegan mayonnaise 1/4 cup white wine vinegar to taste kosher salt to taste freshly ground black pepper Lemon habanero tartar sauce 2 cups fresh lemon juice, plus 1 Tbsp 1/2 habanero chile 2 […]

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Recipe: Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie

Recipe: Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie

This satisfying smoothie is pretty high in calories, so reserve it as a special treat just once in a while! Ingredients 1 full Banana peeled & sliced 1 tsp unsweetened Cocoa Powder 1 cup Soy or Almond Milk 1 Tbsp Peanut Butter 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract Directions – In a microwave, heat the nut milk until hot, and carefully add […]

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