Vegan Cookbooks for Father’s Day

Snubbr, a site that let’s you ask any question and have it answered by experts, asked if they could write a guest post about the best Vegan cookbooks for your Dad. Your Dad isn’t a vegan? Mine either. But cutting down on animal products (and his cholesterol) will protect his sweet heart. Maybe present the cookbook over a delicious, home-cooked vegan meal? Have cookbooks to … Continue reading Vegan Cookbooks for Father’s Day

Riblet Sandwich at A Full Plate Cafe

Every great once-and-awhile I don’t want eggs for brunch. I know, shocking! But when that time comes, I usually want a hearty, savory sandwich and a side of fried potatoes. A few weekends ago I hopped the El to A Full Plate Cafe in Northern Liberties to drop off some of Mama Gautsche’s Zucchini Cookies for a bake sale. While in the neighborhood, I thought … Continue reading Riblet Sandwich at A Full Plate Cafe

Sprouting Beans

Not only to sprouted bean pack a great crunch, they are also higher in enzymes, fiber B-vitamins and protein than cooked or canned beans, an easy protein-pick if you’re eating raw, and easy to make yourself. Garbanzo beans (or chickpeas) work especially well and make a wonderful hummus, as do green lentils. Mung beans, adzuki beans are other popular choices.* 1. Place 1 cup of … Continue reading Sprouting Beans