Veganism and vegan foods are rapidly becoming big business. Chain vegan restaurants such as Veggie Grill are raising millions to expand across the US and Beyond Meat can count Bill Gates, Biz Stone and even big-meat producer Tyson Foods among its investors. With this growth, the quality of the food that is produced is also… Continue reading How is the New Vegan Beyond Burger?
Many years ago, when I had adopted a vegetarian-but-not-yet-vegan diet, my family was good about accepting my choices, though we did have to work out what would and would not be comfortable for me to be around. The hamburger I could handle, the pig roast wasn't going to happen. While some of them were even willing… Continue reading Vegan French Onion Soup from But My Family Would Never Eat Vegan!
The winner of last week's Vegan Mexico giveaway has been randomly chosen, and it is Karen! Congratulations, Karen! Next week I'll be sharing the recipe for an amazing French Onion Soup. It is easy and incredibly delicious and comes from a new cookbook that so many of you are going to be interested in. Check… Continue reading Vegan Mexico Winner and a Sneak Peek of Next Week’s Recipe!
One of the things that I love to talk about in my classes on the vegan diet is how incredibly nutritious plant foods are and how we can get everything we need from them. People always want to know where we get our protein and iron and calcium, so we talk about all of the… Continue reading Spiced Hot Molasses
Mexican food has always been one of my favorites ~ beans and rice, tortillas, guacamole and salsa... it's all so good! And since I've been vegan, Mexican is usually one of my go-tos when I'm looking for something to eat in a place with no dedicated vegan restaurants, especially in airports. When I'm hungry and… Continue reading Northern Mexico Chimichangas and a Vegan Mexico Giveaway!
A couple of weeks ago, I saw a photo of some vegan cheese topped with cranberry sangria sauce, and to me it totally looked like a piece of cheesecake with cranberry sauce on top. I wanted it. 🙂 As I prepared to make a baked vegan cheesecake with cranberry topping, I thought it might be… Continue reading Quick No-Bake Cranberry Ginger Cheesecake Cups
I made this a couple of weeks ago and had several requests for the recipe, so I replicated it in order to write it down. Yes, I am one of those people who cooks by just mixing things together 🙂 . But this one is easy enough that it came together again nicely. It's a perfect… Continue reading Easy Vegan Pot Pie (with GF variation)
Hi everyone ~ sorry for the delay with the announcement of our Aquafaba giveaway winner, but last week was a bit crazy 😱 . I'm now happy to announce that a copy of the cookbook goes to Laura! Laura, I'll be in touch to get your mailing address. And I'll be back in a few days… Continue reading Aquafaba Giveaway Winner!
Have you wondered how you'll ever make a vegan meringue for a lemon meringue pie? Or those meringue cookies that dissolve the moment you put them in your mouth, except you no longer eat eggs? Yup, me too. But it is possible. The secret? Aquafaba, or the liquid that comes from cooking chickpeas and other… Continue reading Lemon Poppyseed Muffins and Aquafaba Cookbook Giveaway!
Later this week I’ll be heading off to Europe for a few weeks of programs; I’ll be overseeing a yoga certification and teaching 2 weekends of vegan cooking classes. I’m excited for the program and to meet with friends old and new, but you know what else I’m really excited about? Breakfast. Now at home… Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Breakfast Taste Like Dessert