Category: Books

The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals

The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals

Jenny Brown was just ten years old when she lost a leg to bone cancer. Throughout the ordeal, her constant companion was a cat named Boogie. Years later, she would make the connection between her feline friend and the farm animals she ate, acknowledging that most of America’s domesticated animals live on industrialized farms, and are viewed as mere production […]

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Robin Quivers to Release Vegan Cookbook in March

Robin Quivers to Release Vegan Cookbook in March

Radio and TV personality Robin Quivers has written a book about her vegan journey in which she has lost over 70 pounds and gotten healthy.  The Vegucation of Robin: How Real Food Saved My Life is coming out this March and available for preorder now. With a foreward by Russell Simmons, the book synopsis says, “On her sometimes rocky, though […]

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Betty [Crocker] Goes Vegan! The Cookbook

Betty [Crocker] Goes Vegan! The Cookbook

What happens when Betty Goes Vegan? Pull out the Aqua Net and your best pair of Silver Lake stilettos. Brooklyn-based authors Annie and Dan Shannon are serving up vegan bacon cheeseburger hash, Greek sliders (with vegan ground beef), “faux cassoulet” (beans, vegan beef broth, Tofurky sausages), spinach Waldorf salad dressing (Vegenaise), and “soy nog” cheesecake. These are American (Betty Crocker?) […]

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Superfood Kitchen, New Cookbook Inspires Healthy Eating

Superfood Kitchen, New Cookbook Inspires Healthy Eating

Experience the Superfood revolution! In Superfood Kitchen, Julie Morris combines nutrition science with nature’s rainbow of flavors to create healthy masterpieces. The delicious recipes in the book are composed of plant-based, nutrient-dense whole foods that energize and nourish. Each recipe artfully blends ingredients rich in antioxidants, protein, vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids resulting in mouthwatering dishes that make you […]

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Superfood Kitchen: A Healthy Cookbook

Superfood Kitchen: A Healthy Cookbook

Experience the Superfood revolution! In Superfood Kitchen, Julie Morris combines nutrition science with nature’s rainbow of flavors to create healthy masterpieces. The delicious recipes in the book are composed of plant-based, nutrient-dense whole foods that energize and nourish. Each recipe artfully blends ingredients rich in antioxidants, protein, vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids resulting in mouthwatering dishes that make you […]

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Eat & Run: The Story of a Vegan Elite Athlete

Eat & Run: The Story of a Vegan Elite Athlete

For nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force — and darling — in the grueling and growing sport of ultrarunning. In 1999, as a complete unknown, he took the lead of the Western States Endurance Run, a 100-mile traverse over the old Gold Rush trails of the California Sierra Nevada. He won that race 7 years in […]

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Cornelia Guest Celebrates New Cookbook with Launch Party

Cornelia Guest Celebrates New Cookbook with Launch Party

Judging by its cover, Cornelia Guest’s new cookbook doesn’t appear to be a vegan book. And if you ask Ms. Guest, the actress, heiress, and caterer to the stars, she won’t readily admit it either. “I like to say ‘cruelty-free,’ ” she said at a party on Wednesday celebrating the release of her book, “Simple Pleasures: Healthy Seasonal Cooking and […]

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Going Vegan: Plant-based Eaters can be Grill Masters, too

Going Vegan: Plant-based Eaters can be Grill Masters, too

When vegan cookbook author John Schlimm throws a summertime barbecue, don’t expect him to throw a bunch of soy burgers and veggie dogs onto the grill and call it good. “I want to show that there’s so much more that can go on the grill than frozen veggie burgers and asparagus,” he says. “You can put just about anything on […]

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Interview with Cornelia Guest on Being Vegan and Her New Cookbook, Simple Pleasures

Interview with Cornelia Guest on Being Vegan and Her New Cookbook, Simple Pleasures

Cornelia Guest, author of Cornelia Guest’s Simple Pleasures: Healthy Seasonal Cooking and Easy Entertaining, is an activist, philanthropist, and businesswoman. In 2009, she founded Cornelia Guest Events and Cornelia Guest Cookies, catering charity and entertainment events with healthy, delicious vegan food. She has launched her own line of animal-friendly handbags, wallets, and dog accessories made with a vegan alternative to leather. […]

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Author Bryant Terry Talks About His Cookbook ‘Vegan Soul Kitchen’

Author Bryant Terry Talks About His Cookbook ‘Vegan Soul Kitchen’

The mere mention of soul food brings thoughts of greasy fare and clogged arteries. Bryant Terry offers recipes that leave out heavy salt and refined sugar, “bad” fats, and unhealthy cooking techniques, and leave in the down-home flavor. Vegan Soul Kitchen recipes use fresh, whole, high-quality, healthy ingredients and cooking methods with a focus on local, seasonal, sustainably raised food. […]

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