June 18, 2010

Vegan Father's Day

Here are some meal and gift ideas for all the Father's in your life!

Gift Ideas
See Vegan Gifts
Treat to massage
Treat to spa
A vacation
Treat him at a vegan/vegan-friendly restaurant
Vegan Gifts for Dad on Father's Day
14 Green Father’s Day Gifts for Eco-Dapper Dads
Great Gifts for Vegans & Vegetarians
Cruelty-Free Father’s Day Gift Ideas
Mens Vegan After Shave Lotion For Fathers Day
Vegan Cookbook Gift Ideas For Father’s Day
Father's Day Gift Ideas
Father's Day Buying Guide
Father’s Day Vegan Gift Ideas
Bourgeois Boheme Father's Day
Ultimate Father’s Day Guide for the Ethically Handsome Dad
Vegan Alcohol

Allison’s Gourmet Father's Day Gifts
Chocolate Inspirations Vegan Father's Day Gifts
Chocolate Decadence
Sjaak’s Organic Chocolates
Rose City's Gourmet Vegan Chocolate Selection
Pangea Chocolate Bars and Boxes

Meal/Food Ideas:
Father's Day Cocktails
See Vegan Recipe Sites to find the perfect recipe for your Father.
VegWeb Mother's Day!
Vegan Mother's Day Dinner
Curried Tofu Terrine
Make a Vegan Mother's Day Sweet with Easy Cakes
Vegan Mother's Day Treats
Grandma Jeanette's Strudel
Dairy-Free Recipes for Mother's Day
Cinnamon-Apple French Toast
Mother's Day Brunch
Recipes to Make Mother’s Day Special
Mother’s Day recipes: french toast, breakfast rice pudding, and more!
Father's Day Vegan Barbecue
Dad's Day Chili Feast
Bold Vegan Chili
Father's Day Vegan Cheezy Tofu Scramble
Father's Day Brunch Idea: Healthy Vegan Cuban Empanadas
Healthy Father's Day Gifts and Dad's Breakfast Menu
Allrecipes Vegan Father's Day Recipes
Vegan Father's Day Desserts
Dairyfree, Vegan Red Velvet cupcakes for Father's day
Super Amazing Mind Blowin' Vegan Omelettes
How To Make a Vegan Father’s Day Menu
Vegan Burgers
Vegan Swiss Steak
Salisbury Steak
"Chicken" Breasts and Zucchini Pappardelle with Dijon Tarragon Sauce
5 Minute Vegan Pancakes
Slow Rise Pancakes
Perfect Cinnamon Buns
Cinnamon Rolls with "Cream Cheese" Glaze
Panko Crusted "Shrimp" Scampi with Tarragon and Shallot Browned "Butter"
Cornmeal Breaded Tofu Recipe
Incredible Vegan Carrot Cake
Chocolate Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce

Ideas & Fun:
Father's Day Poems
Kaboose Father's Day 2010
123Greetings Father's Day
History Father's Day
The Holiday Spot Father's Day
Celebrations Father's Day Ideas
Father's Day on the Net

Remember to check back here often for new post, I try to update at least once a month. Look at my past blog posts for vegan information, resources, and links. E-mail me me if you have any suggestions for new posts, questions on this blog or veganism or questions regarding this post or know any more sites relating to this post.

June 12, 2010

How To Veganize

Ever see a recipe that isn't vegan but would want to make it? Veganize it!

To veganize a recipe is to make a non-vegan recipe vegan. Here are tips and replacements to veganize recipes.

If the recipe says - use

Butter/Ghee - vegan butter and margarine such as Earth Balance or vegetable oil.

Milk - plant milks such as soy milk, rice milk, hemp milk, almond milk, or oat milk. For creamier recipes use higher fat plant milk such as hemp or soy. Unsweetened/plain works best for savory recipes and sweetened/vanilla for sweeter recipes. For evaporated milk see vegan evaporated milk. For buttermilk see vegan buttermilk.

Heavy Cream - see vegan heavy cream.

Honey - see honey alternatives.

Broth - vegetable broth/stock/bouillon cubes or vegan beef/chicken broth/stock/bouillon cubes such as McKay's Instant Broth, Pacific Broth, Rapunzel Bouillon, Imagine Foods Broth, Celifibr Bouillon, Maggi Instant Broth. For dashi see Vegan Dashi (Soup Stock) and/or Vegan dashi (Japanese stock).

Eggs - see egg substitutes.

Cheeses/Cream Cheese - see vegan cheese.

Mayonnaise - see other dairy alternatives.

Worcestershire Sauce - use vegan Worcestershire sauces such as The Wizard's, Annie's Naturals, Edward & Sons, Robbie's, or Bourbon Barrel.

Yogurt - see vegan ice cream and yogurt.

Chocolate - see other dairy alternatives.

Whipped Cream - see vegan heavy cream/whipped cream.

Sour Cream - see other dairy alternatives.

Gelatin - see vegan gelatin.

Bacon - use vegan bacon such as Lightlife Smart Bacon or make your own Tempeh Bacon or Tofu Bacon.

Ham - use vegan ham such as Yves Veggie Ham Slices, Lightlife Smart Deli Ham, or May Wah Vegan Ham. Or you can make your own Vegan ham deli slices or Mock Ham.

Turkey - see Vegan Thanksgiving Meats.

Sausage - use vegan sausage such as Field Roast Sausages, Lightlife Smart Links Vegan Breakfast Sausage, or Tofurky Sausages. Or you can make your own Irish Fauxsages (Vegan Irish Sausages), Savory Breakfast Sausage, Spicey Vegan Sausages, Homemade Sausages, Super Easy Steamed Sausages, Spicy Italian Vegetarian Sausage, or Sausage Alternatives.

Chicken - use vegan chicken such as Gardein, Morningstar Farms Meal Starters Chik'n Strips, Gardenburger, Follow Your Heart, Health is Wealth, Boca, Lightlife Smart Strips Chick'n, or White Wave. Or you can make your own Chicken Alternatives or Vegetarian and Vegan Mock Chicken.

Beef - use seitan, tempeh, tofu, beans/legumes (especially black beans and chickpeas), mushrooms (especially portobello), TVP, eggplant, nuts are great meat alternatives for burgers/patties, meatballs. Lightlife Gimme Lean/Smart Ground, May Wah, Boca Ground Burger, Field Roast Grain Meat, Gardein Beef, Yves The Good Ground Round, or Morningstar Farms Meal Starters Steak Strips/Ground Meatless Crumbles. Or you can make your own Meat Alternatives.

Fish - Seaweed such as nori wrapped in tofu seasoned with kelp. Or you can make your own Seafood Alternatives.

Also see:
recipes and search.
Alternatives for more alternatives.

Remember to check back here often for new post, I try to update at least once a month. Look at my past blog posts for vegan information, resources, and links. E-mail me me if you have any suggestions for new posts, questions on this blog or veganism or questions regarding this post or know any more sites/info relating to this post.