Meatless Monday – World Vegan Month & Nutrients

It’s Meatless Monday and the last Monday of World Vegan Month. Here are some vitamins that vegans must take care to be sure that they get enough of. B12, zinc, iron, vitamin D, calcium and iodine While you can take supplements and consume fortified foods, there are other sources of the following vitamins: B12 – nutritional … More Meatless Monday – World Vegan Month & Nutrients

Meatless Monday – World Vegan Month & Coconuts

Welcome to Meatless Monday and our secret ingredient feature. ©2012FoodIngredient This article was an assignment I did for my Food Writing class way back in 2012. We were tasked with writing about a particular food ingredient. The one I chose evokes images of indulgence, making many a vegan dessert rich, creamy and happily devoid of … More Meatless Monday – World Vegan Month & Coconuts

Meatless Monday – World Vegan Month: Cashews & Calcium

Meatless Monday, the vegan diet and calcium A number of years ago,  I bought MimicCreme (pictured below on far right) and it was like magic. I used it in place of cream in pumpkin pie and Irish Cream and it helped produce a silky smooth texture. This vegan cream substitute was made with nuts (almonds … More Meatless Monday – World Vegan Month: Cashews & Calcium