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Treat or trick by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking What to hand out at Halloween is always a dilemma. Should I give out healthy treats? Should I give in to popular demand and buy bags of candy at Target? And then th ... Read on »
Winner of "Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free" by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Butterscotch Blondies from Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free The contest to win a copy of Ricki Heller's new cookbook, Naturally Sweet and Gluten-Free, h ... Read on »
Pies and Tarts With Heart: review and recipe by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I'm not much of a pie baker. I admit it. I make a pie now and then like the obligatory pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, or an occasional cream pie for a review, but I ... Read on »
Eating chips for dinner | Leftovers | Dogs that eat pumpkin by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My husband picked up a couple of necessities on his way home from work the other day — almond milk, canned pumpkin for the dog*  — and a bag of tortilla chips, and ... Read on »
Naturally Sweet and Gluten Free: review, recipe and giveaway by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Today's my day to host a stop on the blog tour for Ricki Heller's new cookbook, Naturally Sweet and Gluten-Free. I just want to say before I begin, that you need th ... Read on »
They look a little weird, but so what by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Not quite rectangular, but delicious. I've been wanting a waffle iron for a long time but I'm such a guilt-ridden person that I just couldn't justify ... Read on »
Raw Snacks winner by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I used the handy random number generator to pick a winner for the Raw Snacks bars giveaway , and the number that came up was #7, Molly, from Rambling Vegans . Here' ... Read on »
Great bowls of fire by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Tofu and veggies over mung bean noodles. It's the last day of vegan mofo 2013, and this is my post #22. I have a cold, and don't feel like writing mu ... Read on »
The cure for rude scammers is Thai food by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Initial letter with notes written as I talked to the first scammer. (emphasis mine) Whenever I read about people being scammed, I wonder how they cou ... Read on »
Garlic cashew cheese and something to spread it on by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Toasted slice with cashew cheese and roasted red pepper. We recently attended a small, casual dinner that consisted mainly of things spread on bagels ... Read on »
Gobi makhani à la Richa — gluten-free by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Whenever I go to an Indian restaurant, I take forever to peruse the menu, trying to decide what to order. Everything sounds so enticing. I study the ingredients of ... Read on »
Glazed caramel apple sponge cake with cherries, gluten-free or not by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking What would be the purpose of reading so many blog posts if no inspiration took place? Isn't that the point? I was inspired to make an apple tart by a post on Seitan ... Read on »
Easy and delicious — spinach and tofu soup, and Katrina's cold Chinese noodles by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Our friend Katrina is a fabulous cook, and we've had many amazing meals with her when we lived in Wisconsin. She is originally from China, and always cooks traditio ... Read on »
I love chickpea flour pancakes by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking One of my favorite quick meals has many different names, depending on its country of origin. I always thought of it as socca (France), until I saw it referred to as ... Read on »
Raw snacks — review and giveaway by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When Melisser from Vegan Cuts contacted me to see if I'd be interested in reviewing Raw Snacks snack bars, and hosting a giveaway, of course I said yes. Raw Snacks ... Read on »
Smoky, spicy black beans and rice | Yoga for life by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This week I'm posting recipes that have appeared on the blog in the past, and have since become favorite, go-to meals at our house. The recipe for smoky black beans ... Read on »
Black rice tortillas review / tofu and kale burritos (recipe) by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I was offered a sample of Food for Life's new black rice tortillas to review, I was intrigued. I'd been planning on making my old favorite tofu-and kale-burri ... Read on »
Plum cookbook review by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This has been a challenging review for me to write. No question Plum , by Makini Howell is a beautiful book — well laid out with lovely photos — but the cooking st ... Read on »
My pot garden (i.e. container gardening) by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have limited garden space, and rather than fight the slugs and shade that wreaked havoc on my veggies last year, this year I planted lots of stuff in pots that I ... Read on »
Love that posole — again and again and again by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This isn't a book review, it's just love note about Terry Hope Romero's cookbooks. If you don't already own Vegan Eats World or Viva Vegan, you should seriously con ... Read on »