Inspirational Wednesday ~ A New Way to Eat in Canada?

  There is nothing more wonderful than sitting in the summer sun and enjoying some non-dairy ice cream. The way the latest draft of the Canadian Food Guide is shaping up, plant-based milk AND ice cream are going to be the way of the future. The idea of two glasses of milk per day are…

Interview with Carolyn Herriot, Author of The Zero-Mile Diet Cookbook

Carolyn Herriot is a champion of REAL food. Regional, Environmentally-responsible, Agricultural Land Use. I met her by chance at her Incredibles farm stand in Yellow Point on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.  A farm stand where anyone at any time of the day can purchase organic, heritage open-pollinated (non GMO) food plants grown just down the road on…

Nutrition has a far reaching effect on human health & the ecosystem: Top 12 Reasons to Switch to a Plant-Based Diet

The vision of a sustainable future depends upon individuals who feel responsible for the environment and health. One of the most effective ways to achieve the goals of nutrition ecology, including healthy and sustainable food choices, is a vegetarian lifestyle. Nutritional ecology which includes sustainable nutrition is a question of personal priorities. Interested and well-informed…

Make Awesome Hummus Today with this Easy Recipe & Put it on Everything

When eating plant-based foods, hummus is an absolute necessity. Why? Because it goes with everything and makes everything taste amazing. For example, I love macaroni and cheese but because gluten and cheese make me extremely bloated, I have replaced the regular macaroni with rice macaroni and the cheese with hummus. Now you may think this…

Get Your Greens On with this Delicious Broccoli Soup Recipe

written and photographed by Jane Grueber After reading some heavy articles about plant-based eating and its benefits, I am opting for a bit of a lighter read: Julia Child Rules: Lessons on Savoring Life by Karen Karbo. I first read this book about 6 years ago and I think it would be a great book club…

No Bake Dazzling Date Squares

written & photographed by Jane Grueber As we continue our dessert makeover, I want to share this simple and sweet-tooth satisfying recipe. For this luscious dish, I put nuts in a food processor, chop up some dates and figs, zip zap zoom and voila. No baking, no dairy, no gluten, no refined sugar! I sometimes…

September is Eat More Plant-Based Foods Month. Let’s Get Started!

Get my Resource List of Plant-Based, Gluten-free Cookbooks. Get Inspired! I have been writing about vegan desserts and plant-based foods for quite some time. When people try my vegan desserts, they LOVE them. Specifically, they love that fresh, smooth, creamy satisfying mouth feel and taste. When they ask, “What’s in that?”, I love the look on their faces…