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New York Cheesecake and a cookbook giveaway ~ NYC Vegan!

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!

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Quick No-Bake Cranberry Ginger Cheesecake Cups

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

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5 Ways to Make Breakfast Taste Like Dessert

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

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Vegan Chocolate Covered Cherries

When I was young, I somehow ended up at lots of banquet-y type things. Wedding receptions, award ceremonies and holiday celebrations... and there was a restaurant near our house that we went to occasionally that was a banquet-y type of place. When the adults were having drinks with dinner, what was my beverage of choice? A… Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Covered Cherries

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Coconut Orange Bread Pudding

So now everyone in the US has finished with their Thanksgiving feasts, and there are still leftovers hanging around (right?). Some of it goes fairly quickly -  leftover seitan, potatoes, and cranberry sauce make lovely sandwiches 🙂 But what about the rolls and bread? Those are the things that don't get better by the day...… Continue reading Coconut Orange Bread Pudding

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Spiced Poached Pears with Granola & Sweet Cashew Cream

I know I've been pretty much awol for the past couple of weeks. After posting most days of the month for Vegan MOFO in September, I've kind of taken it easy over the past couple of weeks. But ~ the break is over and I have some great stuff coming up, I promise. Plus I'm… Continue reading Spiced Poached Pears with Granola & Sweet Cashew Cream

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Avocado Lime Cake: Guest Post by MD Vegan ~ Vegan MOFO 2013

Back home after a few fun-filled days in Utah with Somer, but still not really back in the kitchen, so today I'm turning things over to my friend Mitradeva, a vegan chef from Berlin, who specializes in raw vegan meals. He's generously sharing one of his easy and delicious raw vegan cake recipes with us.… Continue reading Avocado Lime Cake: Guest Post by MD Vegan ~ Vegan MOFO 2013

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Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes ~ Vegan MOFO 2013

The amount of baking that I've been doing has dwindled in recent months (alhtough these pretzel rolls from Somer at Vedged Out and everything that Alexander has been doing  for his Vegan MOFO yeast theme have been getting me going again!) But today's creation was inspired by Annie , who's doing an Ode to Peanut… Continue reading Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes ~ Vegan MOFO 2013

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Mango Chia Rice Pudding ~ Vegan MOFO 2013

Happy MOFO Day 3! Have you been checking out the other amazing things that have been posted? So much deliciousness out there! Every so often when I was a little girl, my grandmother would pick me up by myself and take me out for dessert. And with 26 grandchildren, that was no small feat. We'd… Continue reading Mango Chia Rice Pudding ~ Vegan MOFO 2013

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Chocolate Covered Banana Brownie for 1

Disclaimer: This is one of those things that tastes much better than it photographs 🙂 But it's a great item to have in your repertoire. For those times when you want something sweet but don't want to make a whole pan. Or when you want something sweet but don't want to eat a whole pan!… Continue reading Chocolate Covered Banana Brownie for 1