Iron Nutrition: Why the Rules are Different for Vegans

One of my vegan cooking gurus, Isa Chandra Moskowitz, recently posted directions for producing perfectly browned tofu. She advises making it in a well-seasoned cast iron pan. I don’t have a cast iron pan, but am thinking about getting one. I eat tofu every single day, and love when it’s perfectly browned, so it deserves its own cookware.

Lately, though, people seem to be abandoning their cast iron pans. They are worried about the iron leaching into their food and causing iron overload.

It’s true that cooking in cast iron (and also stainless steel) can increase the iron […]

By |2013-04-04T14:56:14-04:00April 4th, 2013|Tags: , |25 Comments

Gearing up for Vegan for Her—the Book and the Website

I’m counting the days with lots of excitement (and sometimes a little apprehension) to June 18, 2013—the release date for my new book Vegan for Her. I’ve been working on it for more than a year with my friend and co-author JL Fields, and it’s hard to believe that in a few short months, this labor of love will be a real live book!

Right now, JL and I are in the process of creating a community around the ideas and concepts that we talk […]

By |2013-04-01T08:14:56-04:00April 1st, 2013|4 Comments
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