Vegetarian Recipes & Inspiration
Vegetarian Wedding Favorites – even for carnivores
I love the challenge of a crowd-pleasing vegetarian wedding menu, especially when it involves relatives from the Midwest who want to know “where’s the beef?” The challenge becomes stickier when the couple chooses an all-vegan menu, with relatives from the [...]
Use Your Bean!
Contrary to popular myth, a healthy organic diet does NOT need to be expensive. So use your bean and add more beans to your diet! Go to your local Whole Foods or Berkeley Bowl for the best deals available in [...]
‘Tis the Season…
. . . for comfort food. Here’s a perfect winter soup in the Sephardic tradition from the shores of the Mediterranean. It’s a soup eaten by Jews and Muslims alike upon breaking a fast. Traditionally made with lamb, it combines [...]
A bad case of fleas?
Who invents some of the dorky terms now in use? The concept of making or starting something “from scratch” originated in the 1800s when the starting lines for races and competitions were often scratched into the dirt. In other words, [...]
Polenta makes the perfect offering for your vegetarian guests at your Holiday table. Be sure to make enough for everyone else as well, because they will be eating it too! How to: Buy organic corn meal, either in bulk or [...]
Majoun – a trippy treat!
Traditionally made with hashish, Majoun is a tasty treat created from dried fruits (dates and raisins), toasted nuts, cinnamon, cloves and butter. With no added sugar, it makes a delightful alternative to Holiday sweets. The version created by The Vegetarian [...]
Nutritional Education Speaker
With a background in Biology and a personal preference for a mostly plant-based diet, Margaret is passionate about helping people optimize their health through proper nutrition. As a former culinary instructor at Contra Costa College, Piedmont Adult School, and Santa Barbara Community College, Margaret is now offering nutrition education seminars for businesses and organizations throughout the San Francisco Bay area. To maximize your team’s health and wellbeing through proper nutrition education, contact us to inquire about booking Margaret for a speaking engagement.