Say Yes to Yeast

Say Yes to Yeast

Q. I keep seeing recipes that call for nutritional yeast. What is this ingredient and is it healthy? A. Powdery in texture and savory in flavor, nutritional yeast is a deactivated yeast, and vegans have been gobbling it up for years as a pasta topper ...
Peanut Butter Pumpkin Fudge

Peanut Butter Pumpkin Fudge

Ever made fudge without sugar? Here’s your chance to give it a try. This easy-peasy, pudge-free fudge is naturally sweetened with honey and spice, so you don’t need that added sugar. And, you won’t miss it. The pumpkin and peanut bu ...
Clean Hot Cocoa

Clean Hot Cocoa

Even holding a cup of cocoa seems to warm you on a cold winter’s day. Unfortunately, the store-bought packets can be loaded with added sugar, corn syrup and artificial flavors. Though this cleaned-up version isn’t made in the microwave, y ...
Balsamic Veggie Couscous Salad

Balsamic Veggie Couscous Salad

If leafy greens leave you longing for more, this hearty (yet not heavy) salad is going to hit the spot. Crisp, colorful veggies come together with couscous  for a nutrient-packed, low-cal lunch or dinner side dish that’s as healthy as it is tas ...
Vegan Pumpkin Custard

Vegan Pumpkin Custard

It’s that time of year again””pumpkin season! Everywhere you look, there’s a pumpkin temptation lurking around the corner. Whether it’s pumpkin baked goods or a fancy coffee concoction, the one thing these treats have in commo ...
Sweet Balsamic Fennel Salad

Sweet Balsamic Fennel Salad

You might know fennel for its flavorful seeds, often embedded in breads (think: rye) and sausages. But the underground bulb of this versatile veggie is another edible part with spicy-sweet taste that’s enjoyed cooked or raw — such as in t ...