Monday, November 30, 2009

It's Party Time!

Come celebrate the release of 500 Vegan Recipes with Celine and Joni at the amazing, all-vegan shop, HUMANITAIRE!

Celine and Joni will be whipping up some yummy hors d’oeuvres from the book and signing copies.

Plus, you can get your holiday shopping done early with tons of cruelty-free t-shirts, shoes, handbags, cosmetics, books and more.

Humanitaire ( is located in The Camp, on Bristol Street in Costa Mesa, directly across from Native Foods.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

3:00pm – 6:00pm

Humanitaire (at the Camp)
2937 South Bristol Street A101A
Costa Mesa, California

Hope you can join us!

Any questions, feel free to call Joni at 714-330-8306.

Friday, November 20, 2009

And the winner is...

240* total responses! WOW! You peeps really want a copy of this book!

Thanks for all of your entries! chose the following winners:

#36 Cookie said... Yay! I want to win!
November 14, 2009 6:12 AM


#108 Paola said... Im delighted at the thought of winning this book! The fact that you have been so kind as to offer to ship international makes this free giveaway even more exciting!Thank u so much for this opportunity, this is one amazing book!Best Regards,Paola from the UK ;)
November 15, 2009 12:56 AM

Cookie and Paola...CONGRATS!!! Please send me an email with your mailing address so I can send these out to you!

To the rest, stay tuned, there are bound to be more giveaways soon!

*There were (233) total responses from blogger, and I had to add in the entries (6) from my facebook account, since my blog feeds directly there, so I added those 6 entries (plus the (1) entry received on the 500 Vegan Recipes blog) in at the exact time they were entered, and then counted in order from the first entry.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Giving Thanks!

Wow, Thanksgiving is next week. I can't believe how quickly this year has passed. There is so much to be thankful for.

I am thankful for my health.
I am thankful for my family.
I am thankful for my husband.
I am thankful for my friends.
I am thankful that I have a safe roof over my head.
I am thankful that I have food on the table.

I am thankful that I have the opportunity to do what I love and share it with you!

Next Thursday, when you sit down and give thanks, what are you going to eat? Here's what I was thinking about:

Seitan en Croute
(from 500 Vegan Recipes)

Seitan en Croute

Stone Ground Spinach Mashed Potatoes
(from 500 Vegan Recipes)

Stone Ground Spinach Mashed Potatoes

Cranberry Chorizo Cornbread Stuffing
(from 500 Vegan Recipes)

Cranberry Chorizo Cornbread Stuffing

And for Dessert?
Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie
(from 500 Vegan Recipes)

Pumpkin Cheezecake Pie

And lest I forget...I AM THANKFUL FOR MY PUBLISHER, Fairwinds Press! Celine and I are writing another book together...woo-hoo! It is tentatively titled The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions and will be chock full of fun foods...and guess what else? Full color pictures!

Friday, November 13, 2009

You Want One?

I'll give you one. In fact, I'll give away 2!

Leave a comment, here, and I will randomly choose 2 of y'all to receive a free copy of 500 Vegan Recipes on Friday November 20 at 6pm PST, and, yes, I will ship internationally.

You want to double your chances to win? Celine is also haveing a giveaway over on Have Cake, Will Travel!

Oh, and go check out the new blog specifically for 500 Vegan Recipes.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

500 Vegan Recipes!

Wow, I can't believe it's finally out!
Go buy one, or two, or seventeen!

Attention Testers: The publishers are sending us the author copies...then Celine and I will get together, sign, and send them out to you! Don't worry, we didn't forget you :) Please shoot us an email with your current address if you haven't already. Thanks.

2012 Copyright/Permissions/Disclaimers

All recipes written by me, Joni Marie Newman, unless otherwise noted. Please feel free to refer to or link back to any of my recipes, but please ask for permission, and remember to give credit when reprinting recipes in their entirety. I do provide links to affiliate programs (such as Amazon) in which I receive a small commission for items purchased. I do not provide paid reviews. All reviews done on products or books are of my own unsolicited opinion. On occasion I may receive a book or product to review. I will note when this is the case, but rest assured, it will not affect the authenticity of my review. Thanks!--Joni