Did You Know?

Did you know??
Although using avocados and bananas are all the buzz now to get soft and shiny hair, all it will get you is a messy kitchen and bathroom. These products are great to help your hair for one day, but the proteins in them are way too big for your hair to absorb. And unless you are going to use them each day (yikes!), then you should head to a beauty supply store and check out some Vegan products that use "hydrolyzed" proteins - proteins from avocados and bananas that actually are small enough to help your hair.

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Israeli Couscous Chickpea Risotto


I know it's normal, but I still always get asked the question, "Don't you get tired of eating salads and pasta?"  Well, yes, it would get tiring, just like how it must get tired of eating...

Creamy Spinach Sauce


Everyone loves pesto sauce-- but it isn't cheap and it's usually not vegan.  Even to make it at home isn't very cheap, so I came up with this recipe on a whim...

Sweet and Sour Rice


Every Sunday, I face this dilemma. I've got to make lunch for work for at least Monday and Tuesday, and I always start by feeling overwhelmed. And,

Asparagus with Peanut Sauce

So if anyone has noticed, we like asparagus.  Let me rephrase that, I like asparagus.  After refusing to eat...

Tempeh Burgers


A friend of ours recently went out West and made it to Stone Brewery, where he tried these tempeh burgers, which he claimed...

Moroccan Rice


I'm kind of a food colonialist; I love sampling foods of the world, and I have no qualms with reinventing traditional recipes--especially...

Vegan Pad Thai

I'm a new fan of Pad Thai. There's a great Vegan Thai place near where we live, and since going a few months ago, I can't stop thinking...

Baked Vegan Popcorn Chicken


This one comes straight to you from game day 2012! And though the Patriots lost (although I try not to mention it in...

Lemon Chickpea Wrap


This lemon chickpea wrap is reminiscent of a chicken salad wrap in texture, but not in taste. The great thing about wraps is that...

Jamaican Brown Rice


A great pair for the baked Jamaican jerk tofu recipe posted recently, this rice is light, slightly fruity, and a...

Black Bean Sloppy Joes


On a summer day, even in a vegan house, the all-American type meals seem to hit the spot.  Sloppy Joes may be...

Asparagus with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Asparagus is one of my favorite vegetables, and I never realized how amazing it was until high school.  Even then and up through college, I...

Home Made Vegan Hot Dogs

Vegan Hot Dog 

Tired of the processed, expensive vegan hot dogs / tofu pups that you see at the supermarket?  Me too.  After trying a few different hot dog recipes...

Hot Tempeh Wings!


These delicious vegan tempeh wings are great alternative for the other vegan wings we've got up here, as well as your own...

Tempeh Chicken Salad


While it wouldn't fool a carnivore, this delightful little sandwich is definitely some vegan comfort food! It has more...

Italian House Pasta


As the holidays pass by, it's easy to let go and gorge yourself on delicious things like vegan cakes, vegan cupcakes, and other delicious vegan goodies while...

Asparagus with Roasted Garlic Sauce

La Vita Vegan is back with more recipes that are healthy, animal product free, and delicious! I apologize for the complete disappearance act put on by us, after...

Ethiopian Green Beans and Potatoes

As we inch towards the holiday season we always try to discover new dishes that incorporate different cultures and include that with our autumn repertoire of dishes--

Fried Eggplant with garlic mushroom sauce

This fried eggplant is to die for (literally.... ok, not literally, but it's pretty freakin' good) and is a fantastic dish to...

Game Time Hot BBQ Wings


These wings are a perfect appetizer for those Sunday afternoon games. If you make them too big, they can...

Mushroom Herb White Wine Sauce


This vegan sauce is a delicious alternative to making white or red sauce.  It's also a great way to use up leftover mushrooms...

Roasted Asparagus

Roasted asparagus has got to be one of the easiest recipes I've ever made-- and it's probably one of the tastiest, as well.

Sloppy Joe's

Having not eaten meat in years, I occasionally find myself yearning for particular meals that I had enjoyed so much during my childhood that were not vegetarian, never-mind...

Indian Lettuce Roulades

Indian food is fantastic, and the best part is it is usually made meat and dairy free! This recipe is an adjustment to...

Grilled Asparagus with Rosemary/Oregano Sea Salt

This little vegan side dish is a fantastic way to add some greens to the dinner table, while still being economical. What I love about this particular side is that...

Spinach & Lentil Burgers

This burger is our little recreation of a delicious vegan burger we had in London last year. (London is the world winner for friendliest vegetarian city!) It tends to...

Olive, Pepper & Tomato Tagliatelli

This pasta dish is a simple and delicious way to expand your vegan pasta repertoire and can be made only using one large frying pan-- which of course, makes cleaning easier.

Stuffed Artichokes

Stuffed artichokes are a delicious and healthy vegan entree for any occasion-- be it dinner for two or dinner for twenty.

The Pesto Sand Wedge

This vegan sandwich was named the Pesto Sand Wedge simply because it is a wedge of a sandwich. A relatively simple creation, it is sure to...

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