Happy Herbivore Blog

NYers are kind of obsessed with cheesecake, bagels and pizza. At the very least these foods resonate deep in our souls and we are certainly particular if not snobby, when it comes it eating these foods. When I was a vegetarian, before I did anything else, I went straight to Ray's Pizza. Usually with suitcase in tow. I simply couldn't wait one more minute. Hell, I once carried an entire pizza home on the bus (to many fellow ...
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Oh how good it is to be home! So where does a vegan go when a vegan wants a 'big mac'-style burger that's cruelty-free (vegan) and still mildly healthy? That vegan goes to Zen Burger in NYC and eats this:

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MMMMMmmmmm Good.

 

 

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These healthy muffins burst with holiday flavors and they are a great way to use up your leftover cranberries and sweet potatoes! Mmmm MMmmmm.

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Per Serving (1 muffin): 127 calories, 0g fat, 0mg cholesterol, 30g carbs, 3g fiber, 2g protein

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A slightly spicy but flavorful tomato-based stew, this Indian dish rocks and is perfect for anyone wanting to try Indian food for the first time. Tomatos, spinach and chickpeas are familiar foods but the spicing is true to Indian cuisine. This dish takes almost no effort to make, yet it tastes like it was gently simmered all day. It also gets more flavorful as it ages, so look forward to leftovers.

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I've had my eye on this recipe in Vcon for a while. I love cooking with fresh pumpkin and Scott's always up for Indian dishes. Unfortunately, we found it to be quite bland. However, I did omit the 3 tbsp of peanut oil called for (I cooked with broth/water instead). I knew I'd lose some flavor without the oil, but I didn't expect to lose all of it. If you do decide to make this ...
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