REAL American Barbecue

In the spirit of the cooking shows Hartglass & De Mattei grew up watching on public television— with a little bit of ‘Lucy & Ricky’, and the silent movies added…

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Karin Dina, The Raw Food Nutrition Handbook


Karin Dina, The Raw Food Nutrition Handbook: An Essential Guide to Understanding Raw Food Diets Karin Dina is a chiropractic doctor who has been studying and practicing raw food nutrition for over 25 years. Karin studied naturopathic medicine at Bastyr…

Summer BBQ!

Strawberry Shortcake With Cashew Cream


Just in time for Labor Day or any day, the second installment of the Swingin’ Gourmets video food show series finds our two culinary cut-ups, Caryn Hartglass & Gary De Mattei, making the perfect plant-based dessert: strawberry shortcake with sweet…


What Vegans Eat – Day 206


Breakfast: This was a most exquisite cereal: rolled oats, blueberry coulis (from a previous breakfast with waffles), chopped apples, bananas, pumpkin seeds and flaked coconut.   Daily Green Juice: Kale, Collards, Cabbage, Carrots, Lime, Ginger   Dinner: We went for…

What Vegans Eat – Day 205


Breakfast: Fruity Waffles are the star of another happy breakfast this week, this time with Apricot Butter in the nooks and crannies with peanut butter on top. Make a batch on the weekend and you can have happy, easy breakfasts…


Chocolate Ice Dream


  This is a lovely sweet treat for a really hot night.   1/4 cup raw cashews 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 cup plain, unsweetened nondairy milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla (optional) 8 dates, soaked in water 10 frozen organic strawberries…

Kaleidoscope Salad with Marinated Tempeh


This is a very colorful and satisfying main meal that will keep you energized for hours. 2 bunches kale (stemmed, chopped, massaged) 4 ounces marinated chilled tempeh (use your favorite marinade or one of ours: Tea Smoked Barbeque Sauce or…