The first time I went to New York City, I was 9 years old. I was taking dance lessons, and every year my teacher would bring a group of students to NYC to see some shows and take classes with her friends and colleagues there. When I was 9, I was invited to go for… Continue reading New York Cheesecake and a cookbook giveaway ~ NYC Vegan!
This is an elegant but deceptively easy dish. With springtime holidays and gatherings coming up, it's a beautiful pasta dish that you can prep ahead of time and then just bake it in time to serve to your guests. Lemon Herb Vegan Lasagna Roll-Ups 1 package lasagna noodles 1 package extra firm high-protein tofu, crumbled 1 bunch… Continue reading Lemon Herb Vegan Lasagna Roll-Ups
How are those New Year's resolutions coming? You know, the ones where you want to eat better, lose weight, go to the gym daily, or transition to a fully vegan diet? This is right about the time where our initial enthusiasm has worn out with the demands of daily life and we're ready for a… Continue reading Vegan Meal Delivery in Southern CA with The Ranch Daily
Happy New Year! How are all of your resolutions going? 🙂 While I prefer to think of them as "goals" rather than "resolutions", at various annual turning points, many of us tend to reevaluate where we are and decide on some changes that we want to make for the upcoming months. And those changes often… Continue reading Cherry Tangerine Smoothie from 40 Days of Green Smoothies & Giveaway!
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!
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)
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!