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Walnut and Cinnamon Vegan Coffee Cake

Walnut and Cinnamon Vegan Coffee Cake

Click here for a Print-Friendly Version Dessert is all very well, but I don’t always want to wait until after dinner to snack on something sweet. Often, right around 2 or 3 pm, I have the desire to sit down with a second cup of […]

Roasted Red Pepper Vegan Paella

Roasted Red Pepper Vegan Paella

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Version Vibrant and unpretentious, this hearty rice dish is full of traditional flavors and techniques, accomplished with a wide range of less traditional ingredients. Soft, seasoned rice on top is set off by the crunchy, bottom layer of the vegan […]

Pinole Pancakes with Blueberry Maple Syrup

Pinole Pancakes with Blueberry Maple Syrup

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Version There is something so New World about these pancakes- the soft, almost floral flavor from the pinole in the pancakes, set alongside fragrant vanilla, and topped with sweet, sticky, blueberry jam-like maple syrup. These pinole pancakes are a step […]

Vegan Dip with Roasted Peppers and Pumpkin Seeds

Vegan Dip with Roasted Peppers and Pumpkin Seeds

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Version Spicy and sweet, this red pepper and pumpkin seed vegan dip is creamy, smooth, and flavorful. It’s a party in a bowl, perfect to bring to a party, with a rich, roasted flavor. Savory onions, garlic, and peppers give […]

Air-Fried Eggplant in Spicy Garlic Sauce with Jicama

Air-Fried Eggplant in Spicy Garlic Sauce with Jicama

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Recipe A little sweet, a little spicy, and a whole lot of garlicky, this air-fried eggplant in spicy garlic sauce is sautéed with sweet bell peppers, crunchy jicama and spicy ginger. This is a fresher, brighter, healthier take on the […]

Tastes Like Chicken Pie + Great Vegan Meals for the Carnivorous Family

Tastes Like Chicken Pie + Great Vegan Meals for the Carnivorous Family

Crispy, flaky crust, with a savory, gravy filled ramekin, and stringy king oyster mushrooms, seasoned with thyme, this tastes like chicken pie is the wholesome, vegan equivalent of the classic dish. This simple, flavorful recipe is from “Great Vegan Meals for the Carnivorous Family” by […]

Greek Goddess Vegan Quinoa Salad

Greek Goddess Vegan Quinoa Salad

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Recipe If a Greek salad became vegan, and then met a green goddess dressing on a health kick, and the two of them fell directly into a bowl of Peruvian quinoa, the result would be something like the salad I’m […]

Vegan Brown Rice Congee (Savory Rice Porridge) with Jackfruit and Mushrooms

Vegan Brown Rice Congee (Savory Rice Porridge) with Jackfruit and Mushrooms

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Version Warm, savory, and smooth- comforting, soothing, simple ingredients with a complex flavor. This vegan brown rice congee is a savory porridge made from brown rice, a lot of water, and seasoned with ginger and seaweed. Topped with a mix […]

Stout, Pecan and Ginger Bread (Vegan)

Stout, Pecan and Ginger Bread (Vegan)

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Recipe This loaf is dark and spicy with rich, espresso-notes from the sweet, rounded stout, has sharp, peppery ginger, and is studded with sweet, nutty pecans. A celebration of the softer, sweeter, richer and darker things in life, this loaf […]

Vegan Hearty Black Bean “Meatballs”

Vegan Hearty Black Bean “Meatballs”

Click Here for a Print-Friendly Version Food is an every day occurrence- be it special occasion, on the go, elaborate and intricate, from the freezer- food is a part of our every day lives. When I was growing up, a big part of food was […]