Topic: Reviews

I really shouldn't accept cookbooks for review anymore. They end up sitting in a pile for weeks, if not months, on end, making me feel guilty. (Sorry publishers!!)

I made the Spicy Black Beans from this book, only I added tomatoes and corn because I didn't have enough black beans (and I thought they sounded like a nice addition). I served the beans over steamed kale and true to the book's title, it came together quickly -- about ...

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Remember when I did that big Review Palooza? Here are the last of my cookbooks to review!


This wonderful cookbook opens up with a cliff's notes version of the philosophy's in books like Eat to Live, engine 2 and the McDougall Program: it explains nutrition and the science behind a low fat plant-based diet and how this diet can cure diseases like diabetes. It's also written with a very motivational "I can do it!" tone complete with ...

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Gesh. I've had about 15 books sitting in a pile in my apartment since November of last year. I was so busy writing my cookbook (then editing, then photog'ing dishes) that I've had zero time to take a peak at any of them. 

Feeling guilty about it, I started taking them to the gym with me and let me tell you -- it's an odd experience to look through a cookbook while you're working out! Esp ...

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Scott used to love breakfast sandwiches in his pre-vegan days so he's been pestering me to make the "egg" macguffin recipe in Vegan Comfort Food. The recipes calls for pre-made sausage patties and I knew I wanted to use Gimme Lean but was dreading trying to mold it into patties. If you're unfamilar with Gimme Lean let me be the first to sing its praises to you. Not only is it a vegan meat substitute, it's fat-free ...

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