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Jolinda Hackett

Updated Articles and Resources

By Jolinda Hackett

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • What is quinoa? Definition of Quinoa and Quinoa Recipes Created: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      What is quinoa? Need some healthy vegetarian or vegan quinoa recipes or just some cooking tips? Quinoa is a healthy whole grain (well, a seed actually) that is a healthy complete protein for vegetarians and vegans.
    • Nutritional yeast Created: Thursday, February 09, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Definition of nutritional yeast.
    • Hemp Seeds - What are Hemp Seeds? Created: Saturday, May 14, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Hemp seeds are an up and coming superfood, especially used by vegetarians and those on a raw food diet. Find out why they hemp seeds are so good for you, learn about the nutritional value of hemp seeds, and how you can use them in your daily life.
    • Easy Vegan Raspberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Created: Saturday, April 22, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Vibrant and colorful raspberry vinaigrette is a great choice to serve on a nutty or fruity salad. Toss a handful of cranberries, pinenuts or walnuts on your salad along with raspberry vinaigrette d...
    • Top Rated Vegetarian Recipes Created: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      The top rated five-star vegetarian recipes, as reviewed by you!
    • What is a "flexitarian"? Created: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Wondering what the word "flexitarian" means? Are you curious about a flexitarian diet or a semi-vegetarian diet? Maybe you already are a flexitarian and don't even know it! Here's an easy and simpl...
    • How to Make Spring Rolls Created: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Don’t be fooled by the simple elegance of spring rolls! As long as you have pre-made wrappers, spring rolls are surprisingly easy and quick to make.
    • Vegan Dairy Substitutes Created: Friday, February 13, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Maybe you're thinking about going vegan, so you need some vegan dairy substitutes, or maybe you're allergic to milk and looking for lactose-free dairy substitutes. Whatever your reason, reducing th...
    • Easy Tofu Scramble Created: Sunday, March 11, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Tofu scramble is a popular vegan breakfast dish similar to scrambled eggs.
    • Miso Created: Friday, April 14, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Miso defined and the definition of miso. Wondering what miso is and where to find it? Read on for the definition of miso, a few common uses of miso and tips on where to find miso if you're shopping for it!
    • Top Types of Vegetarians Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Vegetarian? Vegan? Flexitarian? What does it all mean? Understanding the many different options available to you is the first step towards adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet.
    • Pescatarian Created: Tuesday, February 07, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Definition of pescatarian, occasionally used to describe those who abstain from eating all meat and animal flesh with the exception of fish. Also spelled "Pescetarian" and sometimes "Pescitarian".
    • Basic Vegetarian Gravy Recipe Created: Monday, February 19, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Basic Vegetarian Gravy Recipe. Making a vegetarian gravy can be a bit more of an art than an exact science, as timing, stirring and heat are everything! So add more or less liquid as needed, but re...
    • How to Make Seitan Created: Sunday, March 12, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Seitan (also called wheat meat or wheat gluten) is easy to make and quick to prepare. The texture and flavor of homemade seitan is really just a matter of taste, so have fun experimenting! No two b...
    • Garlic Quinoa with Parmesan Cheese Created: Thursday, July 24, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      This is an easy vegetarian recipe for whole grain quinoa flavored with garlic and Parmesan cheese. Although this is a very basic recipe, you can vary it by adding some fried tofu or whatever veggie...
    • Vegetable Veggie Burgers Created: Monday, February 19, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Looking for a healthier, low-fat veggie burger? This recipe uses just a bit of tofu and lots and lots of veggies to form a healthy and high-fiber vegetarian patty. This veggie burger recipe is both...
    • How to Go Vegetarian or Vegan Created: Sunday, February 12, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      These quick tips will help you become vegetarian and make the transition to a new vegetarian or vegan diet. If you want to know how to go vegetarian or how to become a vegetarian, read these tips t...
    • Is chocolate vegan? Where can I find vegan chocolate? Created: Friday, January 30, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Wondering if chocolate is vegan and if you can still eat chocolate on a vegan diet? Read on to find out about dairy-free vegan chocolate, where to find it, and which brands of chocolate are vegan.
    • Greek Quinoa Salad Recipe Created: Monday, December 10, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Greek quinoa salad recipe with traditional Mediterranean ingredients including feta cheese, kalamata olives and fresh herbs. You could easily make this vegetarian quinoa salad recipe vegan by omitt...
    • Quick 7 Layer Dip Recipe Created: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      This classic vegetarian seven layer dip recipe is made with taco seasoning, salsa, beans and cheese. 7 layer dip is a quick and easy vegetarian appetizer, inspired by the flavors of Mexico.
    • Nutritional Benefits of Raw Cacao (Raw chocolate) Created: Monday, September 13, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Explore the possible nutritional benefits of raw cacao (raw chocolate) and why the raw food community loves it. Is raw cacao beneficial to your health or another passing raw food fad?
    • What’s the difference between silken and regular tofu? Created: Sunday, March 05, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      What you need to know about the different kinds of tofu.
    • Crock Pot Very Veggie Vegan Chili Recipe Created: Wednesday, February 21, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Get your five-a-day servings of vegetables! This vegan crockpot vegetable chili recipe doesn't skimp on the veggies or the flavor. Just place all the ingredients in your crock pot or slow cooker, a...
    • Easy Homemade Chocolate Fudge Brownies Created: Monday, October 13, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      An easy recipe for homemade chocolate fudge brownies. Rich, creamy and decadent, just the way homemade brownies should be.
    • How to Ripen Avocados Created: Sunday, April 16, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      If you've got rock-hard avocados and can't wait to make guacamole, there's a few things you can do to make your avocados get soft quicker.
    • Top Most Popular Veggie Burger Recipes Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Best Veggie Burger Recipes
    • Homemade Ginger Tea Created: Tuesday, February 07, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Treat yourself to a cup of piping hot ginger tea, a healthy drink that's great for digestion. Why go out and buy old tea bags when you can easily make your own homemade ginger tea at home using fre...
    • Avocado nutrition - How much fat is in one avocado? How many calories? Created: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      What is the nutritional value of an avocado? Wondering about how many calories are in an avocado? Find out the number of calories in avocados plus the entire nutritional information profile of avoc...
    • What can I use to substitute for eggs in a recipe? Created: Thursday, April 27, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Tofu, bananas and a commercial egg substitute can all be used to replace eggs in your favorite recipe. Here's how to different egg substitutes while cooking and baking egg-free, vegan or reduced cholesterol dishes.
    • Tempeh Stir Fry With Bell Peppers in Teriyaki Sauce Created: Saturday, July 27, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Tempeh stir fry with bell peppers in teriyaki sauce recipe - vegetarian and vegan
    • Quick and easy vegetarian broccoli and potato curry recipe Created: Saturday, April 20, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A quick and easy curry recipe using broccoli and potatoes cooked in an Indian-spiced tomato sauce mixture with garam masala, cumin, chili powder and cayenne pepper. This simple and healthy side dis...
    • Vegan Barbecue Baked Tempeh Recipe Created: Tuesday, May 03, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      A quick and easy method for making barbecue baked tempeh to use in vegetarian sandwiches, burritos, or just to enjoy plain with rice.

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