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What Do Vegans Eat?

Saturday, April 16, 2016 Lane 3

  What’s the most common question vegans get? Yes, it’s where do you get your protein. After that question, they usually ask, “What do vegans eat?”  The video below — What I Eat In A Day, Vegan (Spring Edition) from Samantha Elizabeth — answers both of these questions quite well.


O Olive Oil

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 Lane 1

Jane and I have always enjoyed dipping good bread in olive oil and balsamic. A few years ago we were introduced to Dukkah: a mix of ground roast nuts and spices, originating in Egypt, and used as a dip. You add a bit of olive oil and balsamic to your plate and then a [keep reading…]

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PETA’s Vegan College Cookbook

Thursday, November 21, 2013 Lane 0

PETA’s Vegan College Cookbook comes in. It’s got 275 recipes. Click here to buy it.     Description PETA’s Vegan College Cookbook Chock-full of vegan recipes that don’t require mad cooking skills, much less a stove, PETA’s Vegan College Cookbook: 275 Easy, Cheap, and Delicious Recipes to Keep You Vegan [keep reading…]

Butternut Squash, Mushroom and Sage Crepes is a celebratory plant-based alternative to a traditional Thanksgiving main course. (Ten Speed Press)

10 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes via The Oregonian

Thursday, November 21, 2013 Lane 0

The recipes just keep coming…  Here are ten more yummy sounding vegan Thanksgiving recipes courtesy of The Oregonian. Butternut Squash, Mushroom and Sage Crepes: This elegant entree features key Thanksgiving flavors, including sage and squash. Splurge a little on high-quality wild mushrooms to achieve the greatest depth of flavor. Stephenson’s [keep reading…]

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Win a GO Veggie! Apron

Thursday, November 21, 2013 Lane 0

Create your own recipe using GO Veggie! Dairy Free, Vegan Cream Cheese and then upload your original recipe and photo to the GO Veggie! Facebook page. The first 500 qualifying participants will receive an embroidered GO Veggie! apron. Plus, GO Veggie! will donate $10 to a pre-selected charity partner of the [keep reading…]


Tal Ronnen Cooks at Yale

Thursday, November 21, 2013 Lane 0

On Wednesday night in Commons, celebrity chef Tal Ronnen served over 120 Yale students a multi-course, meat-free meal. Ronnen — who is best known as the chef who catered both Oprah’s 21-day vegan cleanse and Ellen DeGeneres’ wedding — has founded restaurants across America and published a bestselling cookbook, “The [keep reading…]


Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes from KCET

Thursday, November 21, 2013 Lane 2

Below are several vegan recipes for a meat-free Thanksgiving courtesy of Katherine Spiers, the Living Editor for KCET. Hors d’Oeuvres Chestnut Hummus With Pita Chips: This is an especially excellent choice this year, as we’re celebrating the rare, happy occurrence that is Thanksgivukkah. And every American loves dip. Main Dishes [keep reading…]

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Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes from Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Thursday, November 21, 2013 Lane 0

Here’s an article from CNN about having a vegan thanksgiving. It includes recipes from Isa Chandra Moskowitz. Isa Chandra Moskowitz is the host of The Post Punk Kitchen and author of multiple vegan cookbooks, including her most recent, “Isa Does It: Amazingly Easy, Wildly Delicious Vegan Recipes For Every Day [keep reading…]


How to Make Cashew Milk

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 Lane 0

We are huge proponents of soy milk makers. Here’s a link to reviews we have done of different soy milk makers. Here’s a link to our soy milk maker review where we compared the Soyajoy G4 (which is the 2013 model) with its predecessor, the G3. Here’s a link comparing various [keep reading…]

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Vegan Pumpkin Recipes

Saturday, October 26, 2013 Lane 1

Happy Halloween week….  Thanks to our friends at eatdrinkbetter.com, here are 10 pumpkin recipes: 1. GMO Free Pumpkin Spice Latte – Most commercially-made pumpkin spice lattes don’t contain any pumpkin. What they do contain are plenty of GMO ingredients. Boo! This year, why not make your own instead? 2. Vegan Pumpkin [keep reading…]

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Curried Chickpeas

Friday, July 26, 2013 Lane 0

I love chickpeas. I eat hummus ALL THE TIME. There’s also a mock tuna recipe that I like, but I don’t have that too often as it calls for a fair amount of (mock) mayo. Jane also makes a mean Chana Masala. This recipe from treehugger looks good. Here’s a [keep reading…]

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Vegan Chocolate

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 Lane 3

I received an proposal to review a new cookbook — Vegan Chocolate by Fran Costigan. The publisher will be sending us an advanced copy to review. But if the teaser images that they sent to us are any indication as to how good these recipes are….  WOW!  Just look at [keep reading…]

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Mark Bittman VB6

Thursday, May 9, 2013 Lane 0

My wife loves Mark Bittman. She has all of his books; reads all of his articles; watches him on TV, etc. If I didn’t know better…. never mind…. If you aren’t familiar with Mr. Bittman, he is a food writer for the New York Times. He has written several books [keep reading…]

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Betty Goes Vegan

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 Lane 0

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 lot of eating out. (So [keep reading…]

Vegan Lasagna

Vegan Lasagna

Monday, April 26, 2010 Lane 6

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 copy.  (Okay, I ran to [keep reading…]

Matzoh Ball Soup a la Vegan Table

Vegan Matzoh Ball Soup

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 Lane 7

In the past I’ve written about certain foods we haven’t been able to successfully “veganize” — no matter what other people might say. One of the things we’d pretty much given up on was a Vegan Matzoh Ball Soup, but then two things happened… 1) We picked up a copy [keep reading…]


Vegan Grilling

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 Lane 1

Yesterday was Memorial Day, the unofficial start to summer here in the US.  We hope you all had a good holiday weekend (if you had the day off).  One of the joys of summer is the ability to grill your food.  Of course, living in southern California we can pretty [keep reading…]

It's All Veg Broth!

Vegan Chicken Broth

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 Lane 4

Hi Everyone, It’s Jane writing tonight.  As the “executive chef” here at the Vegan Bits household I need to clear up a little mistake Lane made in last night’s post, the review of Temepeh-Tations.  (And can I tell you we’ve gotten quite a few concerned email messages about our status [keep reading…]

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