Is Seitan a Complete Protein?
Seitan, a dense, chewy vegan protein made from wheat gluten, has an impressive nutritional profile – at nearly 20g of protein per 3 oz portion, it is often compared in taste and nutrition to lean meats. However, one cannot live on seitan alone...
Vegan Mexican Cookbooks
Every vegan has that last food that they cling to – for some people, it’s ice cream, while others have to pry their fingers from a wheel of brie. For me, that food was tacos. I just couldn’t wrap my brain around it. I mean, I made changes to tacos when I first went vegetarian...
Top 4 Vegan Coffee Creamer Alternatives
Many vegans find traditional soy, rice, or almond milk too thin when it comes to their morning cup of coffee. Fortunately, companies have recognized this demand and have released a number of creamers. These are richer and more satisfying being specifically designed for your morning brew.
How to Choose the Best Tofu Press
Preparing tofu is a lot like playing the guitar – anybody can do it, but it takes practice, research, and dedication to truly master the craft. In my earliest days of working with tofu, I didn’t do much (read: anything) to prepare it for recipes. I’d cube a block fresh from the package...
Vegan Slow Cooker & Crock Pot Recipe Cookbooks
When most people think of slow cooker meals, the first thing that springs to mind is hot stew, slow cooker fajitas, and rich soups. Of course, for vegans this is a different story, gone is the option for a hearty beef stew or a shepherd’s pie. And with these popular options gone, what meals can vegans use a slow cooker for?
Vegan Baking & Dessert Cookbooks
From Ice Creams to meringues, and fluffy cakes and gooey cookies - desserts are very popular amongst most. But as a vegan, the options are very much limited - with most cakes containing eggs and ice cream being made of dairy. So how can we solve this problem?
The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Iron Sources
It seems like just about every other nutrient gets a bigger share of the spotlight than humble iron. Advertisers are all about the protein and fat content, calcium for bones; heck even fiber gets more recognition than iron! Although this micronutrient gets B-list treatment from the food and nutrition world.
Best Vegan Cookbooks for Kids & Picky Eaters
It can be hard enough to feed your child at the best of times, with the thought of sprouts or broccoli making them run for the hills. But if you're moving your family into a vegan lifestyle then gone are the days of easy trips to the local fast food chain.
The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Protein Sources
It happens to every vegan at some point or another. Maybe it’s after you order your pasta with no cheese, or when a co-worker finds out you don’t eat any animal products – not even fish. Suddenly, everyone becomes an expert on nutrition. “But where do you get your protein?” they ask.
4 Vegan Indian Cookbooks That Will Tingle Your Taste Buds
Indian cuisine is without a doubt one of the most loved in the world. From Dahl to curries and naan bread - this cuisine is packed with variety, spice and flavour. But as a vegan, it may be more difficult to find a great curry, as most dishes contain meat.