Top 10 Vegan Winter Soup Recipes

Quinoa Chili

10 Thick, Rich, Hearty, Meal-In-A-Bowl Winter Soups from Savvy Vegetarian When it’s cold and snowy, and the days are short and dark, I just want to stay in with a good book and a bowl of hot sustaining soup. I get my exercise shopping for soup ingredients and cooking the soups. On days I actually […]

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The Cheesy Vegan Cookbook Giveaway

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Satisfy Your Cheesy Cravings: Enter to win The Cheesy Vegan cookbook by John Schlimm This giveaway ended. The winner was Lisa Freeman Knapp. Thanks to everyone who entered! The Cheesy Vegan by John Schlimm fits right in with the N. American love of sandwiches, pizza, pasta, cheesecake and mac’n’cheese – which often involve cheese. Of […]

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Spinach Cooking, Recipes, Nutrition, Health

Spinach Does a Body Good

We love spinach! It’s so nutritious, healthy, versatile, easy to cook, fun to grow, delicious… And you can add spinach to everything. Well maybe not quite EVERYTHING, but there’s spinach dip, pie, quiche, lasagna, salad, soup, pizza, pasta, ravioli, bread, frittata, even creamed and pickled spinach – with endless variations. The versatility of spinach alone […]

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10 Home Remedies for Indigestion

Belly Gas & Bloating

Simple Causes of Indigestion, 10 Easy Steps to Digestive Wellness Please advise re gas/bloating when eating raw & cooked veggies. I do eat clean, fresh foods. Lot’s of vegetables (juicing, raw, cooked) and fruits. Also meat, fish, dairy, nuts, complex carbohydrates. Every time I eat I have a big belly and later on bloating. My […]

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Home Cooking: Healthier, Quicker, Cheaper

Home Cooking

Get a Healthier Veggie Life with Cheap Quick Easy Home Cooked Meals The phrase: “I don’t cook” should not be in the veg vocabulary. That’s true even if you’re a die-hard steak for breakfast eater! Convenience food is hard on your health and your wallet. Eating a lot of fast food is slow suicide, even […]

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Vegan vs Non-Vegetarian Dispute Over Food & Kids

Couple Argue Over Food

Love-Lorn Non-Veg Disagrees with Veg Girlfriend About Future Children My girlfriend very recently became vegetarian again. She was vegetarian and then vegan many years ago and then slowly started eating some meat again for the past few years because of the ease of it. I am a non-vegetarian. She is a strong animal rights advocate […]

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Have a Stress Free Veg or Vegan Thanksgiving

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Major Source of Vegetarian Stress: Thanksgiving Dinner with Non-Veg Family I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is next week! It sneaks up on me like that every year! But it’s OK. Thanksgiving is not such a big deal – anymore. Back in my turkey days, I used to stress over Thanksgiving dinner: Get the bird cooked […]

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7 Yr Old Sugar Addict Won’t Go Vegan with Dad

Kid Won't Eat

Dad goes vegan, wants son to give up sugar & eat healthy First of all, thanks for creating the Savvy Vegetarian web site! A little story about myself: I have struggled with weight issues most of my adult life. Recently I decided (educated myself) that there are tremendous flaws in the western diet. When I […]

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Shelf Stable Homemade Vegan Mayonnaise?

Pouring Mayo

Looking for a homemade, shelf stable, vegan mayonnaise that won’t separate Dear Savvy Vegetarian: Your recipes are awesome! I am looking for a homemade vegan mayonnaise that won’t separate and is shelf stable. Can you help me? Thanks, Patti P. Savvy Veg Advice Thank you, Patti :-) I don’t know if there is such a […]

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Seasoning Substitutes for Food Allergies

No Spicy Food

Are there ANY seasonings out there I can use or substitute in recipes? I have a lot of a lot of allergies. However, since my husband is a diabetic and needs to watch his weight I want to change to a vegetarian diet. The biggest problem I am encountering concern my allergies to HOT & […]

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