Happy World Vegetarian Day!
Food & Gender / Veganism

Happy World Vegetarian Day!

Happy World Vegetarian Day, Everyone! The non-profit North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS) declared October 1st World Vegetarian Day in 1977 as “an annual celebration to promote the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism.” I like that! As if this day isn’t awesome enough, it also kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month. Here’s more info from … Continue reading

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

Recipes / Veganism

Meat-Free Monday Recipe: Moroccan Spiced Tomato, Chickpea and Zucchini Stew

I haven’t created a recipe in awhile. Aside from my usual veggie burgers, vegan mac and cheese and lemon rice, I haven’t ventured into experimentation in the kitchen. Perhaps it’s the oppressive heat or traveling or taking on more writing assignments. I’m currently reading The Happiness Project in which author Gretchen Rubin recounts the year … 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

Veganism

Pledge to Go Veg: It’s VegWeek 2012 April 23rd-29th!

“There are 52 weeks in a year, so why not make at least one of them meat-free?” That’s the premise behind VegWeek, a “7-day celebration highlighting the many benefits of choosing vegetarian foods—for our health, the planet, and animals.” Started by Compassion Over Killing, a nonprofit animal advocacy organization working to end animal abuse and … Continue reading