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25 Vegan School Lunches Your Kids Will Love

Jay’s school in suburban Washington, D.C. has a diverse group of students, including many who are vegetarian, but the county still does not offer vegetarian options in the lunch lines every day, leave alone healthy vegan school lunches. When … [Read entire story...]

Healing the Vegan Way: A Vegan Mainstream Cookbook Club Feature

I have long been a fan of Mark Reinfeld's work. I love his recipes, and his approach to cooking which encourages creativity and empowerment in the kitchen. So it was with great anticipation that I received his latest book, Healing the Vegan Way: … [Read entire story...]

Review: Broccoli & Lentil Salad with Turmeric Yogurt Dressing

Did you know that Canada is the leading lentil producer in the world? The “lentils-Canada” blog is one of my favorite go to sites for delicious and healthy recipes. They have a whole page of free downloadable magazines called … [Read entire story...]

Sweet Red Bell Pepper Spread Redoux

We use this delicious spread on rolls in the morning, for sandwiches at lunch and as a dip for veggies. Yield: 2 cups Ingredients: 1 cup prepared red bell pepper pieces ½-¾ cups soy yogurt 4 ounces nut meal 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast ¾teaspoon … [Read entire story...]

Roasted Delicata Squash with Tempeh and Curry Spices

Delicata squash roasted to golden, buttery perfection with red onions and tempeh. I couldn’t be readier for Fall. For shorter days and longer evenings. For crisper, cooler weather that makes you want to go on long walks while the leaves fall … [Read entire story...]

Plant-Based in Japan (Guest Post by Jenn!)

Back in April, Meal Mentor member Jenn took time out from her honeymoon in Japan to post pictures in the VIP Facebook group. (She's also a former Herbie of the Week! Read her story here.)As you can see from the comments, the other members LOVED … [Read entire story...]

Pasta Carbonara, Enchilada Cakes, Kale & Artichoke Calzones, French Toast Sticks & more!

If you’ve ever been curious about cooking only once a week...NOW is the perfect time to try batch cooking because this week's meal plan has a batch cooking tutorial video!Imagine not having to cook, prep, or clean up for 7 sweet days...And opening … [Read entire story...]

FINAL Herbie of the Week: Clare (18-years plant-based! From junk food vegan to whole foods running machine)

Since this column started in 2012, there have been 250 Herbies of the Week! Each story has inspired us and shown us that there are a million different routes on the plant-based highway to health, a thousand different benefits, and that it doesn't … [Read entire story...]

Essay on Domestication and Pet Ownership

Our essay on domestication and pet ownership was published by Aeon. It’s generated quite a bit of controversy, including being the subject of a comment by Wesley Smith in the The National Review. The Abolitionist position on domestication is … [Read entire story...]

Viennese Whirls

The Great British Bakeoff is back and all is well with the world. I had never heard of these biscuits/cookies before I saw them them in episode 2, but I knew immediately that I wanted to try them. What a bonus that the recipe is so easily veganized. … [Read entire story...]

Zucchini Walnut Risotto

This makes an easy, handy and tasty meal for summer nights. The walnuts add flavor, protein and a nice crunch. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 cup risotto rice 2 medium zucchini 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large onion 2 cloves garlic 1 cup … [Read entire story...]

A Plea To Feminists Who Are Vegetarian But Who Still Consume Dairy or Eggs

Please rethink your position. Dairy products represent a fundamental violation of the rights of nonhumans. Dairy is not morally distinguishable from meat. Indeed, dairy represents a violation of rights that should be of great concern to … [Read entire story...]