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 197


Breakfast: Gary says I am impressionable. While finishing reading Dr. Karin Dina’s book, Raw Food Nutrition Handbook for my radio show later in the day, I was thinking of the 1/3 head of cabbage in the refrigerator. We were getting…

What Vegans Eat – Day 196


Breakfast: It was a muffin morning with freshly made Banana Muffins, Fresh Pears and Sliced Oranges with Green Kukitcha tea.   Lunch: There was a bowl of leftover Kale Salad with Chickpea Salad from the night before. It was just…


Raw Nectarine Tart


This recipe is for two individual tarts. Double, triple, quadruple the recipe if so desired. Total time to prepare these tarts is about 8 minutes (and that’s if you’re moving really slowly). Crust 1/2 cup raw almonds 2 to 3…

Easy Tofu Scramble


Firm tofu (15-16 ounces) 1 onion, diced 8 ounces of frozen spinach (1 cup tightly packed fresh spinach) 1 large Roma tomato, diced 2 teaspoons organic canola oil salt and pepper to taste (optional) Preheat oven to 350oF. Drain the…