Reviews

How To Be Vegan by Elizabeth Castoria

How To Be Vegan by Elizabeth Castoria

  Jane and I just had the opportunity to read How To Be Vegan by Elizabeth Castoria.  This is a great book for people considering a vegan lifestyle. It touches on what to eat, what to wear, things to consider when furnishing your home, and […]

Review: The Oh She Glows Cookbook

Review: The Oh She Glows Cookbook

  Recently we were invited to review The Oh She Glows Cookbook. Jane usually likes to try three recipes before we write up a post as she thinks it isn’t fair to judge a book by just one recipe. Our initial impression was that the […]

Urban Moonshine Organic Bitters

Urban Moonshine Organic Bitters

We were asked to review Original Digestive Bitters by Urban Moonshine.  These bitters are handcrafted and organic.  The literature purports that bitters help to curb sugar cravings, soothe gas and bloating, relieve heartburn, relieve upset stomach and nausea, help to maintain healthy blood sugar, balance […]

Meow Meow Tweet Relief Balm

Meow Meow Tweet Relief Balm

When I was a child, whenever I had a bad cold, mom would get out the Vicks VapoRub and rub it all over my chest and throat at bedtime so that I, and the rest of the family, would be able to get some sleep. […]

Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts by Fran Costigan

Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts by Fran Costigan

A little while ago we received Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts by Fran Costigan. Over the years, we’ve gotten a number of cookbooks to review. Normally, I prepare 3-8 recipes from a cookbook before writing a review, and as I flipped through […]

Got Good Karma?

Got Good Karma?

In the 6+ years since we’ve been vegan, there has been a tremendous increase in the number of “products” available to us at our local grocery stores.  What’s especially nice is the wide variety of milks available. From soy milk to almond milk to hemp milk […]

Review: Soyajoy G4 Soy Milk Maker

Review: Soyajoy G4 Soy Milk Maker

Recently, Soyajoy came out with a replacement for their top-selling soy milk maker. For 2013, Soyajoy now has the G4 soy milk maker, a replacement for their older, G3 model. The product description (according to the manufacturer) is that the SoyaJoy G4 is the next […]

Betty Goes Vegan

Betty Goes Vegan

A few months ago we were offered a copy of Betty Goes Vegan for review purposes.  Jane agreed to cook up three recipes and we’d review them. In the meantime, we’ve suffered a series of unfortunate events, including a disaster with our refrigerator which resulted in a […]

Sophie’s Kitchen Reviews

Sophie’s Kitchen Reviews

Jane and I were invited to try some of Sophie’s Vegan Kitchen entrees.  They offer a line of vegan “seafood.”  Both Jane and I loved seafood in our pre-vegan life, so we were excited to try these products.  As with all meat analogs, we expected […]

Vegan Black Pepper Steak Review

Vegan Black Pepper Steak Review

Jane and I were asked to sample a frozen entree of our choice from the vegeusa people.  They make vegan and vegetarian foods under the Vegetarian Plus brand name.  In all our time being vegan, we haven’t actually sampled their products.  Jane isn’t much for […]

Vegan Kitchen Tools and Equipment

Vegan Kitchen Tools and Equipment

What are the most important appliances for the vegan kitchen? An article in Mother Nature Network lists their suggestions of the most important and useful tools and equipment that every vegan kitchen should have. Both new and long-time vegans will definitely agree that the right […]

Soy Milk Maker Review

Soy Milk Maker Review

We’ve gotten a few queries lately from our readers about which soy milk maker we recommend.  As many of you know, we own the Tribest Soyabella Soymilk Maker.   Jane got it that soy milk maker as a Christmas gift from her mom way back […]

Vegan Lasagna

Vegan Lasagna

I’m a fan of the vegan brownies and vegan banana nut chip muffin recipes in The Joy of Vegan Baking, by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau.  So when we found out that she had a new cookbook out,  The Vegan Table, I rushed right out to get a […]

Eating Animals

Eating Animals

Firstly — Happy 2010!  We wish you all a peace-filled new year. Secondly — Sorry for the vanishing act.  We’re still here, and still vegan.  Life has been getting in the way of blogging.  We’ve both been very busy and when we’ve had a break, […]

Mezzetta Vinaigretta Review

Mezzetta Vinaigretta Review

Jane and I sampled two of the Mezzetta Vinaigretta salad toppings recently.  We tried both the Southwest (pictured)  and Mediterranean toppings.   The product comes ready made in a jar.  Their tag line is “just add lettuce.”  Jane loved the idea of the product as something […]