The Vegan Air Fryer

Air fryers are the best invention since sliced bread. Even better than sliced bread, I dare say. I’ve always loved fried foods, but have also always hated frying things. Hot oil spattering everywhere, making a mess on the stove and smelling up the house for days. Not to mention that I don’t feel so great after eating greasy, fried foods and end up regretting it. Lucky... Read More

Veganize It! Cookbook Review

Have you ever you ever wished there were a book with all your favorite pre-vegan dishes? Well, there are actually lots of vegan cookbooks like that on the market these days. “So what’s so special about Veganize It! by Robin Robertson?”, you may ask.  If you don’t know Robin Robertosn, google her and you’ll find a seemingly endless list of vegan cookbooks... Read More

Vegan Under Pressure Review & Giveaway

Can you feel the pressure? Can you? The title of this new book sounds like the story of my life lately, but luckily it’s just a good ol’ pressure cooker cookbook. Vegan Under Pressure* is a new cookbook by Jill Nussinow, MS, RDN, aka The Veggie Queen. Jill is a veteran pressure cooker cook (see our review of The New Fast Food) and she whips up all sorts of healthful... Read More

Almond Milk Cookbook Review & Give-away

We’re at the golden age of plant-based milks. Most supermarkets in the US now carry at least one type of plant milk. Be it coconut, almond, soy or rice, for the basic types, or cashew, flax, oat, hemp, sunflower, or quinoa for the not so common varieties. I’m sure I’ve forgotten some, but you get the point. “Ditch the dairy without giving up milk”. I’ll... Read More

Vegan-Ease Review, Recipe & Give-away

The Jazzy Vegetarian, Laura Theodore, is at it again with her new cookbook Vegan-Ease*, An Easy Guide to Enjoying a Plant-Based Diet. Note the emphasis on “Easy”. In this new book Laura focuses on delivering scrumptious, vegan recipes that are quick and easy to make. The book is a nice, glossy hard cover with 4-color photos of most of the recipes. I know most people... Read More

Book Review: The Good Karma Diet by Victoria Moran

The first time I saw Victoria Moran was at Vegetarian Summerfest in Johnstown, PA back in 2011. My family and I were there for the 3 day program and I saw Victoria every day; whether she was the master of ceremonies on the main stage or leading her own class, I could tell this woman had an abundance of energy. In the years since, Victoria has been incredibly busy—most notably... Read More

Teff Love – Review & Recipe

Ethiopian food is one our favorites here at From A to Vegan, right  along with Indian, Moroccan and Kenyan. The flavors are so wonderful and complex due to the variety of spices used to make their flavored oils, berbere and sauces. And it’s extremely vegan friendly. In Kittee Berns’s new cookbook, Teff Love, we get the all exclusive vegan experience of Ethiopian cuisine,... Read More

The PlantPure Nation – Review, Recipe & Giveaway

The PlantPure Nation Cookbook is a new book by Kim Campbell. It’s been launched as a companion cookbook to the new documentary directed by her husband, Nelson Campbell, the oldest son of T. Collin Campbell’s (a name most vegans would recognize). The movie and book are part of a campaign to create more awareness in the general public of the benefits of a plant-based... Read More

Becoming Vegan – Review

I’ve heard it from many people that when you become vegan you also have to become an expert in nutrition, because everybody you meet will ask you a multitude of questions about it and will expect you to know the answers. As far as my personal experience goes, I agree with that assertive. Obviously you are under no obligation to become an expert on the subject, but since... Read More

Nutrition CHAMPS – Recipe & International Giveaway

Back in 2013, Jill Nussinow, MS, RD, aka The Veggie Queen™, pressure cooker maven and author of The New Fast Food, contacted me and asked if I’d like to submit three recipes for her upcoming cookbook, Nutrition CHAMPS*. Wow! I was flattered beyond words. Only later did I find out who else was collaborating in this cookbook: Jill Nussinow, of course, Fran Costigan (my dessert... Read More

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