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!
I've been traveling a lot over the past few years, and the people around me travel A LOT, so I'm always on the lookout for great food that travels well, either on a flight or in the car. Now this search certainly hasn't been without its comic relief, trying to work around security regulations. You… Continue reading Vegan Travel Food: Quinoa Tabbouli
I was having a conversation with a friend the other day about those quick to make or ready-to-eat desserts from our childhoods (Snackin' Cake, anyone?) I always wanted to be fortunate enough to find some Snack Pack chocolate pudding in my lunchbox, but it never appeared. I think it really was just the little can… Continue reading Individual Peanut Butter & Jelly Crisps
I know I've been away for a while but it's been one of those times when life gets in the way. Nothing bad, just lots going on, including a good bit of travel. Taking little trips is one of my very favorite things to do, so I try to do it as often as I… Continue reading Winter to Spring Super Slaw
Today I wanted to share one of my favorite recipes from Blend It Up ~ it happens to be perfect for Thanksgiving and a perfect way to let you all know that the e-book is on sale this week. If you've been thinking about buying a copy but haven't gotten around to it, now is the time… Continue reading Easy Cranberry-Orange Sauce for Your Vegan Thanksgiving Feast
When I first went vegan a bunch of years ago, I needed a great breakfast recipe for a special occasion. I came across Robin Robertson's recipe for Maple Pecan French Toast, and that was my introduction to her amazing creations. Robin is the author of more than 20 cookbooks and writes "The Global Vegan" column… Continue reading Artichoke Muffaleta Po’ Boys & Cook the Pantry Giveaway!
For the past couple of weeks, I've been trying to pretend that it's fall. You know, crisp cool days with crunchy leaves underfoot, and the smell of the first wood fires of the season. With temperatures still in the 80s, it's not all that easy. Not that I don't love living in California, but I… Continue reading Vegan Beef Barley Soup
One of the things that is a little problem for me is going out to do things without having eaten. I'm never quite sure how it happens ~ I love food so much you'd think I'd remember something that important! But I'll leave to do some errands and an hour later realize that I'm starving… Continue reading Vegan in Chain Restaurants: Blaze Pizza & 2 Giveaway Winners!
The past few months have been new cookbook heaven around here. I've given away copies of The Abundance Diet, Vegan Richa's Indian Kitchen, and Vegan Bowls (entries for the giveaway ended yesterday, I hope you entered!). And today I'm honored to feature a recipe and excerpt from Laura Theodore's Vegan-Ease. Laura is the amazing host of… Continue reading Spinach-Tomato Vegan Omelet & more from Vegan-Ease by Laura Theodore
I was so happy to release Blend It Up! last week ~ it has so many of my favorite recipes in it. I've gotten great feedback from those who have received their copies, and look forward to hearing from more. Today, I'm sharing one of the soup recipes and offering a special discount link that… Continue reading Creamy Cauliflower Soup & Blend It Up! 48-hour sale!