• Food Recipes

    Vegan cookbook on ways to reduce, recycle waste

    The librarians at our local library are so helpful! When I, Frank, find myself lugging several bags brimming with children’s books to the trunk of the car, I might occasionally grumble that the librarians have been too helpful.  One day, librarian Ginny helped my eldest gather dozens of books on orcas. Her first-grade teacher Mr. Somers-Glenn had gotten her into the habit of using books to create Google Slideshow presentations about her research, and she felt like she needed to read as many as possible. (Continuing the ocean theme, a few weeks later my spouse, Kirstin, borrowed a bevy of  

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    Burger King Is the First Fast-Food Chain to Serve Vegan Impossible Nuggets

    On October 11, Burger King will become the first fast-food restaurant chain to offer Impossible Foods’ vegan nuggets. The nuggets will be available in an eight-piece order with a choice of dipping sauce only at Burger King locations in Des Moines, IA, Boston, MA, and Miami, FL. The new menu item is a limited-time launch to test the meat-free item with consumers.  The Impossible Chicken Nuggets Made from Plants are crafted from a base of soy and sunflower oil and feature a crispy breadcrumb coating and a juicy, meaty interior. Burger King has confirmed that the plant-based nuggets will be  

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  • Coffee Recipe

    Vanilla Latte Coffee Granita Recipe (Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan)

    Perk up with this vanilla latte coffee granita. It’s a simple recipe that was submitted by J J Parchman as a Sweet entry in our Snackable Recipe Contest several years ago. J J said, “This granita is so very light and fresh! It is delightful in summer but, once you taste it you will make it all year round. It’s the perfect end to a heavy meal or light snack. The coconut milk adds a depth of flavor and texture that makes this dessert so satisfying.” This Coffee Granita is a Like a Frozen Vegan Vanilla Latte Today we’re giving  

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  • Vegetarian

    5 Vegetarian and Vegan Cookbooks That Changed How We Eat

    Cookbooks are pieces of history; they document the palates, rhetoric, photography trends, and even typography of a certain era, and few genres illustrate our cultural evolution as perfectly as the vegetable-focused cookbook. These five, released over the course of the past 40-plus years, not only belong in every home cook’s library but also tell a fascinating tale of how we as a society went from stuffing mushrooms in casseroles to arranging them atop toast. Cookbooks and vegetables Photo by Grant Cornett / Food Styling by Maggie Ruggiero / Prop Styling by Noemi Bonazzi RELATED: More Vegetable Cookbooks We Love 1977:  

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    Masala Mama Serving Up Fantastic Vegetarian & Vegan Indian Dishes At A Popup In Gowanus

    You may have come across Nidhi Jalan’s culinary creations before. About five years ago she started selling spice blends under the name Masala Mama (a handle Jalan “earned” in the womb), then she launched a line of jarred simmer sauces like Coconut Curry and Vindaloo, and then she did a stint one summer slinging Masala Tacos at Smorgsaburg. Now, and for a limited time only, Jalan is cooking a full slate of vegetarian and vegan Indian dishes for us all to enjoy, at a Masala Mama popup within the Michael and Ping’s space in Gowanus. “I really wanted to  

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    ALDI Earth Grown Vegetarian and Vegan Products

    ALDI’s Earth Grown Line impressed Lab experts and consumer testers as it provides convenient, delicious and affordable products to support a plant-based lifestyle. aldi ALDI Earth Grown Earth Grown ALDI WHY IT EARNED THE GH SEAL From premium tofu to savory vegan dumplings and plant-based meat alternatives, Earth Grown provides a wide variety of vegan and vegetarian products that the entire family can enjoy. PLANT-BASED INGREDIENTS All of Earth Grown’s products are free from animal products including meat, poultry and seafood. Vegan items from the line are also free from eggs, dairy, honey, gelatin and lanolin — or any substances  

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    Virtual vegetarian festival prompts Worcester to declare last week of July ‘Vegan Week’ in city

    The final week of July will be known as “Vegan Week” in Worcester as it plans to celebrate the 11th annual New England VegFest. The virtual vegetarian festival scheduled from July 25 through Aug. 1 will include activities, including some in person, speakers from around the country and will coincide with Worcester Mayor Joseph Petty referring to the celebration as “Vegan Week,” the festival’s promoters said. New England VegFest is one of the largest and longest-running vegetarian festivals in the country, attracting up to 10,000 attendees and a variety of veg-friendly vendors. Last year’s event was canceled due to COVID-19,  

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