Posts Tagged ‘ Vegan ’

Flint Friends First! Detox Juice

-By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. Hats off to all of the generous celebrities, Greek organizations, businesses and others who have provided an abundance of bottled water to Flint, Michigan, residents who have been using lead contaminated water since April 2014.  We at Orchard Maple Family Dental are providing a detox juice recipe for our […]

Got the Munchies for Something Crunchy??

–By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. It is half past 12:00 am.  You wake up for no reason at all.  You feel a little hungry and find yourself craving for something crunchy.  The first thought could be to grab that bag of tortilla chips that you were saving for unexpected company.  You already had a […]

Fun Summer Food: Grilled White Fish

–By Carmen A. Woodruff Summer has officially arrived! We’ve all yearned for the longer days, lighter work schedules and vacation time with family and friends.  And when it comes to cooking, Michiganders can’t wait to break open the abandoned grills that have been buried in the snow and sleet throughout the winter months. We’ve shared […]

Notes From VegFest 2013

-By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. On Sunday, April 21, 2013, the 2013 VegFest was held at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. The keynote speaker was the renowned Dr. Neal Barnard who was introduced by cardiologist, Dr. Joel Kahn, of the Detroit Medical Center.  Dr. Neal Barnard who promotes a plant-based diet introduced […]

Vegan Chili for Chilly Times

  -By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. The last day of summer has passed along with the Labor Day holiday.  Welcome fall, with the anticipation of brilliant-colored autumn leaves, the cooler temperatures, football games, cider mills, pumpkins, and Halloween!  Here is a quick recipe I often prepare at home without the meat: no ground meat […]

Hail To Kale! Raw Massaged Kale Salad: A Vegan Recipe

  -By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. Kale has so many beneficial nutrients.  I buy it just about every time I grocery shop.  I included a handful of raw kale in a green smoothie that I blended in my Vitamix for breakfast this morning. I also added 2 chopped frozen bananas, ½ cup of fresh […]

Ice Cream Magic for Vegan Lovers! | Another Recipe Makeover!

-By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. Here is a quick recipe for preparing banana ice cream without the fat, sugar, and additives.  It is a refreshing treat for a hot summer day or for Indian summer.  Never throw away another very ripe banana!   Just peel, place in a freezer bag, and freeze.  Use frozen bananas […]

Fried Corn Makeover Recipe for Vegan Lovers

  -By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. The 4th of July holiday week would not be complete without fresh, shucked corn.   Fresh corn has been one of my favorite side dishes since I was a young child.  My family built a summer cottage in the 1960s on Lake Erie in Wheatley, Ontario, Canada, near Point […]

Valentine’s Boot Camp Regimen

-By Hertha J. Woodruff, A.M.L.S., M.A. With Valentine’s Day being just around the corner, let’s ponder a bit.  It’s that festive time of the year to think of exquisite flowers such delicate, long-stemmed roses.  It’s a time to sport colors in hues of red and pink.  It’s a time to listen to sentimental love songs […]