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Featured Chef: Miyoko Schinner

on Wednesday, 07 November 2012. Posted in Special Features

Artisan Vegan Cheese

Our Featured Vegan Chef series shares the voices and stories behind some of the delicious recipes in the WholeSoy Recipe Collection.

miyoko-schinnerMiyoko Schinner, vegan chef, cookbook author, and television cooking show host, has been promoting delicious, decadent, and healthful plant-based foods for the past thirty years. Her most recent cookbook, Artisan Vegan Cheese, is a top-selling book on Amazon, and has been called "The holy grail of the culinary world." She is a co-host of Vegan Mashup, a new cooking show on public television, and stars in her own whimsical online show, Miyoko's Kitchen. As a cooking instructor, she teaches regularly in the McDougall Program, and at vegfests and events around the country. She is a former restaurateur and food developer, and has had her vegan products distributed nationwide as well as on United Airlines. She has appeared in publications, television, and radio, including VegNews, NPR, ABC World News Tonight, San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News, Washington Post, New York Post, Eating Well, and many other media outlets.

Continue reading to find out more about Artisan Vegan Cheese, a vegan cheese recipe and how to enter to win a copy of Miyoko's book! 

Featured Blogger: Elisabeth Redman

on Tuesday, 24 July 2012. Posted in Special Features

Czech Vegan (in America)

Our Featured Vegan Blogger series shares the voices and stories behind some of our amazing customers and their recipes found in our WholeSoy Recipe Collection.

ElisabethRedmanElisabeth Redman is the Czech Vegan (in America)! She is currently working on compiling her very first vegan cookbook. On her blog she shares recipes, vegan product reviews and thoughts about vegan living.

Elisabeth has won numerous recipe contests, including recipes published in Vegetarian Times magazine's 2010 holiday issue plus the upcoming September 2012 issue. Her recipes have also been featured by Eating Well's: EatingWell Fast & Flavorful Meatless Meals: 150 Healthy Recipes Everyone Will Love.

Elisabeth loves to cook, bake and enjoys veganizing Czech and American recipes. She is an animal rescuer, chocoholic, tea lover, and a newbie runner. She is happily married and has three wonderful four-legged babies (Shelly, an English Cocker Spaniel and two kitties, Bear and Abbey).

Featured Blogger: Sarah Creighton of Veggie Kids

on Wednesday, 09 May 2012. Posted in Special Features

Veggie Kids

Our Featured Vegan Blogger series shares the voices and stories behind some of our amazing customers and their recipes found in our WholeSoy Recipe Collection.

sarah-creightonSarah Creighton, in addition to being a busy mom of three vegan boys and a wife to a wonderful husband, is the author of "The Boy Who Loved Broccoli" and another children's book hitting the shelves later this year.  She is also a former fashion designer with an art background turned vegan chef offering home meal deliveries, runs Veggie Kids and works with a team to help overhaul hot lunches in her area school districts. She loves offering advice and recipes to frustrated parents who want to feed their families better.

Vegan Holiday Recipes and A Call to All to Submit Your Own!

Written by Yesica on Tuesday, 20 December 2011. Posted in Special Features

It's the season of home cooked meals, sweet desserts and family of course!

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For some, the family gatherings can be bittersweet if you follow a vegan/vegetarian lifestyle (and the family does not) or if food allergies interfere with the traditional menu. Our WholeSoy recipe directory can help inspire you with vegan and gluten-free options that you can bring to your next holiday gathering!

Share recipes or contribute to our recipe collection for a chance to win some free yogurt! Continue reading...

A Greener Thanksgiving

Written by Yesica on Wednesday, 16 November 2011. Posted in From the Staff

or Thanksliving!

healthy-pumpkinAt WholeSoy, we believe that sustainability is a journey and not a destination. We strive to operate in a manner that gives back to the planet that we call home. As individuals we watch and learn from our surrounding communities (including internet communities) to help us take the additional steps for reducing our impact on the planet. We've compiled the following ideas for how we can all be a little greener this Thanksgiving and the remaining holiday season!

Featured Chef: Patricia Greenberg-Grunfeld

on Saturday, 30 April 2011. Posted in Special Features

A Soyfoods Chef!

National Soyfoods Month inspired us to connect with some popular chefs to share recipes and stories of using soy in their everyday cooking!

Patricia Greenberg-Grunfeld runs the Fitness Gourmet, an education consulting firm that specializes in teaching nutrition and fitness seminars nationwide. Patricia is not only a nutrition expert and a certified culinary professional, but also a cooking instructor and personal trainer! She's been cooking up all sorts of creative dishes using soy for years. From the savory to the sweet she's written cookbooks for both occasions. The Whole Soy Cookbook features your everyday favorite dishes from Kung Pao Tempeh to Soy Caesar Salad. Soy Desserts will no doubt have a recipe to satisfy that sweet tooth! For more recipes and wellness and nutrition resources, visit Patricia's website: The Fitness Gourmet

Featured Vegan Chef: Kelly Peloza

on Tuesday, 21 December 2010. Posted in Special Features

Vegan Cookie Connoisseur

Our Featured Vegan Chef series shares the voices and stories behind some of the delicious recipes in the WholeSoy Vegan Recipe Collection.

Kelly Peloza is the author of The Vegan Cookie Connoisseur, the Vegan Candyland zine, and two blogs: The Vegan Cookie Connoisseur and Seitan Beats Your Meat. She started experimenting with vegan baking as a high school student, blogging about her adventures all the while. Her amazing recipes and gorgeous photos drew a crowd of eager readers who have been begging her for a cookbook ever since.

Kelly was kind enough to share her vegan story and inspiration with us...

Featured Vegan Chef: Melody Polakow

on Thursday, 16 December 2010.

Vegan Chef & Photographer

Our featured vegan chefs series introduces both established and emerging talent in the world of vegan cooking and baking. We're excited to share the voices and stories behind some of the delicious recipes in the WholeSoy Vegan Recipe Collection.

Melody Polakow is a passionate vegan chef and photographer with over 20 years of experience in the food industry. She shares her daily stories on her blog Melomeals: Vegan for $3.33 a Day and is currently writing her first cookbook. Melody feels strongly that it is possible to eat healthy and delicious food on a budget and has a lot of fun creating recipes that don't sacrifice flavor and are accessible to both the home cook and professionals alike.

Melody was kind enough to share her story and thoughts on vegan cooking and living...

Featured Vegan Chef: Mimi Clark

on Thursday, 09 December 2010. Posted in Special Features

The Veggie Gourmet

Our featured vegan chefs series introduces both established and emerging talent in the world of vegan cooking and baking. We're excited to share the voices and stories behind some of the delicious recipes in the WholeSoy Vegan Recipe Collection.

Mimi Clark, the Veggie Gourmet, is a vegan cooking instructor who has taught vegan cooking classes to over 2,000 students in VA, MD, and DC for the past 19 years. In addition to being an educator, Mimi is a vegan recipe consultant and recipe developer for natural food manufacturers. Mimi is currently testing recipes for a new cookbook by Candle 79, New York's premiere vegan restaurant.

Mimi was kind enough to share her story and thoughts on vegan cooking and living...

Featured Vegan Chef: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

on Tuesday, 30 November 2010.

Compassionate Vegan Cook

Our featured vegan chefs series introduces both established and emerging talent in the world of vegan cooking and baking. We're excited to share the voices and stories behind some of the delicious recipes in the WholeSoy Vegan Recipe Collection.

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is the founder of Compassionate Cooks, an organization dedicated to empowering people to make informed food choices and to debunking myths about vegetarianism through cookbooks, podcasts, cooking classes and more! A long-time vegan and animal activist, Colleen focuses her energies primarily on animals raised for food.

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