Meat-Free Monday Recipe: Fried Eggplant (aka Eggplant Parm Without the Parm)
Recipes / Veganism

Meat-Free Monday Recipe: Fried Eggplant (aka Eggplant Parm Without the Parm)

This past Sunday night, exhausted from a weekend of running around, my partner declared he would cook me dinner. Wait, what?? Of course you can cook me dinner! Growing up in an Italian family, he loves Eggplant Parmesan. Although you certainly don’t have to be Italian to crave this dish (I’m not and I do!). … Continue reading

Meat-Free Monday Recipe: Vegan Taco Bell-Inspired Fresco Bean Burrito
Recipes / Veganism

Meat-Free Monday Recipe: Vegan Taco Bell-Inspired Fresco Bean Burrito

Just because I’m a vegan, doesn’t mean I only eat uber healthy food 24/7. Every now and again, I crave the ease of fast food. After I recently downloaded the app Vegan Eating Out (although beware, they consider honey as a vegan ingredient…still a handy place to start though), I discovered that Taco Bell carried … Continue reading

Feminism / Films / Food & Gender

Scarlett Johansson Tired of Sexist Diet Questions

Originally published at Bitch Flicks and cross-posted at Women and Hollywood. Wow, who knew I could love Scarlett Johansson so much?? At The Avengers press conference in London, a reporter proceeded to ask Robert Downey Jr. an in-depth, thought-provoking question about his character (Tony Stark/Iron Man) and then asked Johansson about her diet. I shit … Continue reading

Recipes / Veganism

Meat-Free Monday Recipe: Pan-Grilled Portabella Mushroom, Baby Spinach and Arugula Salad

Last week, I vacationed on beautiful, balmy Sanibel Island in Florida. Lazy days consisted of book reading (Tina Fey’s Bossypants…hilarious, insightful, like chatting with a good friend…seriously so good) and flipping through fashion magazines. We went on a boat and watched playful dolphins (!!!). We lingered on the beach, watched birds, waded in the warm … Continue reading

Recipes / Veganism

Guest Post: Meat-Free Monday Recipe: Ratatouille

Written by Dave Harrison, this Meat-Free Monday recipe comes from quality cookware brand Le Creuset. Ratatouille is not just a Pixar film, but a great vegetable based dish made from delicious summer vegetables, and a great choice for vegans. Traditionally, Ratatouille was a dish originating in French Provencal that was made from the summer vegetables … Continue reading

Recipes / Veganism

Guest Post: Meat-Free Monday Recipe: Thyme Roasted Vegetable Mash

Written by Alicia. Originally published at The Humble Foodie. Cross-posted with permission. Cauliflower was never my favorite vegetable. As a child, I would only condescend to eat it when it was generously covered with Thousand Island dressing. When I started to learn about the Paleo lifestyle, I found that cauliflower was in many recipes–not exciting. … Continue reading

TV / Veganism

Why I’m Excited for the Cooking & Travel TV Show ‘Around the World in 80 Plates’ Premiere Tonight

When I flip through the TV channels, I’m often torn between watching chefs whip up masterful dishes from obscure mystery box ingredients on Chopped or watching people select a beach house in Bali on House Hunters International. Clearly I’m obsessed with both food and travel. Thanks to Bravo’s new globe-trotting and culinary competition Around the … Continue reading