Quinoa and Vegetable Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock 6 small bell peppers, mixed colors, seeded and halved 3 tablespoons EVOO, plus extra for drizzling Salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 small firm eggplant, trimmed of half the skin, chopped 1 small to medium firm zucchini, seeded and […]

Cranberry Coconut Bars

Cranberry coconut bars are a great quick easy dessert you can serve you guests at any gathering. These vegan cranberry coconut bars will be a great compliment to you recipe arsenal. So many people think you have to spend all day in the kitchen to make a great dessert. This is not the case. Within […]

Eating Healthy and Your Kids

Eating healthy is hard enough for adults much less children. Because some children don’t understand the benefits of eating healthy getting them to eat right can be a challenge. However, as parents and guardians it falls to us to make sure our kids eat healthy meals. Not society, TV, church, or even friends and family […]

Ground Cinnamon and Health

Ground cinnamon is available all throughout the year. Its sweet fragrant smell is good to add to all kinds of foods and drinks. Ground cinnamon has been used for decades as both a medicine and a spice. The Ground cinnamon you and I know is really the bark of the cinnamon tree. It comes in […]

Vegan’s Live Longer

Amazon.com Widgets We all want to live longer, healthier more productive lives. Well studies have shown that people that opt for a plant based diet rather than a meat based diet do live longer. In a study done by Loma Linda University in California showed that vegetarians do indeed live longer than non vegetarians. The […]

Cooking Without Milk

Amazon.com Widgets Giving up milk products is often the biggest challenge for vegans. It’s not easy to forget that dairy products like milk is vital to many meal favorites. From cheese on pizza to butter in cakes and cookies, milk products are used in almost everything. Not to mention whey and casein,both dairy products are […]

The Good Vegan Life – Part 1

The Man Who Coined The Term Vegan The term vegan originated with a man named named Donald Watson. He was a British woodworker who became a vegetarian at the age of 12. He made this choice after seeing a pig get slaughtered on his uncles farm in Yorkshire England. After he was married, he and […]

The Health Benefits of Spinach

Amazon.com Widgets Author: Kameal L. Anderson We’ve all seen the Popeye cartoons where he eats spinach and his muscles grow to great sizes as he defeats his enemy Bluto. Spinach is one of those foods that you either love or hate. Spinach is believed to originate somewhere is Persia. It made it’s way over to […]

Benefits of Oatmeal

The benefits of oatmeal can not be overstated. In this culture of sugary breakfast cereals, it seems oatmeal gets lost in the shuffle. However, as we age we start to move away from the lure of popular breakfast foods and desire something more nutritious. According to a survey done by Decision Analyst, Americans consider oatmeal […]

Health Benefits of Cranberries

The health benefits of cranberries have been known for centuries. The ability of cranberries to help prevent UTI or Urinary Tract Infection has long believed to be due to its strong acidity. However recent studies have shown that it wasn’t the acidity at all but rather the unusual structure of the proanthocyanidins or (PACs). The […]