Tropical Pawpaw Caramel Sauce

For a Printable Recipe, Click Here Pawpaws- the soft, sweet, caramelly, custard-like, tropical fruit found across the decidedly non-tropical tasting fruit. The caramel hints inspired me to use the pawpaw, along with coconut milk, to give a common caramel sauce a tropical touch. It can be drizzled over vegan ice cream, pie or desserts, flavor lattes,…

Vegan Pawpaw Blueberry Muffins

For a Printable Recipe, Click Here Blueberry muffins are always a treat- sweet, purple berries, plump and juicy bursts of goodness interrupting what might have otherwise been a more mundane muffin experience. These muffins are brought to the next level, because in the background of the blueberry bursts, a fruity, tropical sunshine warms every bite….

Kabocha Squash Soup with Spiced Sunflower Seed Cream

For a printable version, click here! Yesterday it was 80 degrees, sunny and humid- this morning I huddled under the blankets for hours, trying to dare myself to creep out of bed and force my foot to make contact with the icy floor. So begins Fall in New England- abruptly. Say goodbye to days at…

Sweetened Vegan Cashew Mascarpone

Click Here for a Printable Recipe I spent some time watching the Food Network channel a while back- as every vegan who has tried this knows, it is not a good place to get ideas for vegan cooking. An episode couldn’t go by without the words “prosciutto” and “mascarpone” being uttered, and the salty meat…

Chicken of the Woods Picatta

Click Here for a Printable Recipe Chicken picatta is a dish that I’ve never had before, but in my quest to find traditionally chicken recipes to make with my wild chicken of the woods mushrooms (more about those below), the chicken picatta stood out. It is simple, takes less than 30 minutes to make, and…

Vegan Miso Napa Cabbage Slaw

Click Here for a Printable Recipe In particularly carb-heavy meals, I try to find quick and flavorful ways to increase the amount of vegetables in my meal without adding much work. This quick and easy vegan slaw uses only 5 ingredients, and its a great way to add a crunchy side to any meal. For…

Wild Oyster Mushroom Dumplings

For a Printable Recipe, Click Here Dumplings are one of my favorite foods- they’re soft on the inside, and crispy on the outside. Good  dumplings are filled with something delicious and savory, and of course all dumplings have a pasta element. The best part is it isn’t hard to make a delicious, savory, vegan dumpling- sometimes with ingredients found in…

Savory Kale Pie

For a printable recipe, click here! I love my greens- kale, collards, chard, chrysanthemum, arugula, dandelion, spinach, turmip greens, beet greens, mustard greens- the list of lovely leafy greens could go on, but simply put, I like greens. Most of the time I’ll enjoy them in some sort of soy sauce and garlic based stir fry, but every now…

Vegan Chicken of the Woods Pad Kee Mao

Click Here for a Printable Recipe I loved pad thai the first time I tried it, and it took me years to get over my pad thai obsession enough to try any other dish. When I finally did, I realized I might never eat pad thai again- pad kee mao (often called drunken noodles) was…

Vegan Fish Sauce

For a Printable Recipe, Click Here Fish sauce is a common ingredient used many Southeastern and Eastern Asian cuisines, among those Thai food. It lends a distinctive umami flavor to many dishes, and Thai food really doesn’t taste like Thai food without it. It is typically made by fermenting whole fish, or fish blood with salt-…

Fennel and Caramelized Onion Pizza

Click Here for a Printable Recipe My sister is given access through her work to a CSA’s leftover veggies, and gives me the vegetables since she is less a fan of cooking than I am (I always make sure to cook her food in return). The wonderful yet challenging part of a CSA, is that…

Creamy Garlic Sauce (Cashew Cream)

One of the staples of the vegan diet is a creamy, white sauce made of cashews. With the right tweaks, it can be a substitute for all sorts of dairy-based products- cheese, sour cream, ranch dressing, white sauce- the list goes on. The recipe is one that every vegan has a variation that they use….