Posts Tagged ‘vegan’

Spotlight on: Smoothies with Recipe Goodness

What is cold, delicious, healthy and can be made in minutes? Smoothies! Smoothies have been around since the 1930’s, believe it or not. Coinciding with the invention of the electric blender. Now there are blenders specifically made for making smoothies. During the summer we have so many fresh fruits and vegetables available. At the grocery, […]

Meatless Monday: Vegan Pomegranate Coconut Cream Scones

I am so excited that it is pomegranate season. It is a gem in otherwise boring fall/winter fruit. Don’t get me wrong, I love apples and other fall fruit, but there is something about pomegranates that make them a real treat. The Moose shares with us her amazing recipe for Vegan Pomegranate Coconut Cream Scones. […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Vegan Peanut Butter Bars

Dread the idea of going back out into the holiday shopping melee? If you still need a gift, why not bake one! These easy vegan peanut butter bars are sure to please (and if you like, it’s easy to switch to dairy ingredients). You can see the full tutorial here: For more great gift […]

Handmade Gift Ideas: Faux Fur Handwarmer / Muff

Have a fashion minded friend? You can use this simple and easy to follow tutorial to make lovely faux fur handwarmer (also known as a muff)! You can see the full tutorial here: For more great gift ideas check out our specific gift guides or our full list of ideas. Gifts for Children Gifts […]

Keepin’ It Green: The Week in DIY: Natural Remedies for Pain and Stress, Must-Visit Historic Hotels, and More

The Week in DIY: Natural Remedies for Pain and Stress, Must-Visit Historic Hotels, and More Each week, we highlight some of our favorite projects from our friends at Treehugger and Planet Green to help inspire your inner DIYer. Ginger Better than Drugs for Pain? New research shows that raw and heated ginger are effective on […]

Mmm Mmm Good Vegan Pea Soup

Creative thoughts from Craftster Guest Blogger MareMare… I won’t lie, soup is my fall-back dinner in the winter. It’s easy, it makes the house smell great, and I am pretty much obliged to eat some tasty bread with it. Friend of Craftster Trekky whipped up this beautiful vegan soup and shares her recipe. Simply combine […]

Vegetarian and Vegan Holiday Party Foods

If you are a vegan or vegetarian you know how stressful holiday parties, pitch-ins, etc can be. If you don’t want to get stuck grazing on iceberg lettuce, a good strategy is to bring some delicious food you can enjoy – and share with other vegans/vegetarians and omnivores alike. From shareable main dishes, easy crock […]

How to Make a Delicious Salad

Halloween is over, and if you ate more candy than you handed out (who? me?) you may be craving a nice, healthy salad right about now. Luckily, Craftster has your back. Our cooking boards are chock full of healthy recipes for salads, veggies, and more. We have a vegetarian/vegan board, in addition to cooking in […]

Foodie Friday: Vegan Watermelon Cupcakes

A quick visit to our Vegan Cooking board and I discovered these adorable little watermelon cupcakes. Rachwins says the watermelon provides a very slight sweetness to the cupcakes. Combined with the cinnamon, sugar and soya milk in the recipe, I bet these are a very tasty treat for any occasion!

How to Make Energy Bars

Randomly Spotted on the Galactic Interweb… I love the Chocolate and Zucchini cooking blog (and books!). It combines amazing, adventurous cooking with entertaining stories of life in Paris. Clotilde is a charming hostess, so visiting C&Z is like having a chat with an interesting and talented friend, It’s always a pleasure. In this recipe she […]