SAVORY STUFF

10 Favorite Vegan Potluck Dishes & Cookout Foods

Last year at Vegan Mania I saw in the “Ask an Expert” booth for a bit and had a great time fielding questions about everything from replacing eggs in cake recipes to how to talk to your family about being vegan without starting a fight. One question I got...

Vegan Taco Lasagna Recipe

This is my absolute favorite recipe from my cookbook. In third grade I used to spend all my Scholastic money on Garfield books. It bummed my mom out, but those books taught me two important life lessons: lasagna is awesome and Mondays suck. I don’t know Garfield’s...

Vegan Nacho Chee-Zee Sauce Recipe

Pour it over nachos and baked potatoes, dip your chips in it or bake it into a casserole. This zesty version of my vegan Chee-Zee Sauce has just enough heat to let you know you’re eating nacho “cheese,” but not enough to blow your taste buds off. Of course, if you’re...

Down Yonder: Memories Gone Vegan

A few nights ago my friend Leigh Saluzzi posted a link to a couple of recipe zines she’d created. Recipe zines are the best – for somewhere around $3 a pop you can get some really great new ideas and often times, a personal story about each recipe that...

Gluten-free Soy-free Oil-free Vegan Sausage Crumbles

I was possibly a little too excited to receive an advanced copy of Kathy Hester’s latest book, OATrageous Oatmeals: Delicious & Surprising Plant-Based Dishes From the Humble, Heart-Healthy Grain. Oats are one of my favorite ingredients because they’re...

Donut Salad or Droutons or Something Equally as Stupid

First came the cronut. Then the donoli. I just heard about wonuts here in Chicago. Earlier this week on my Facebook page I wondered what the next donut hybrid might be. Dalad, perhaps – donut salad? So how does one make a donut salad? Make a mixed greens donut,...

Vegan Crepe Recipe + Vegg Giveaway

I had a chance to check out Vegg, the plant-based egg yolk replacer that’s been simultaneously sweeping and weirding out the vegan community. Yes, there are lots of whole food options for egg replacement in your recipes (click here to download my handy egg &...

The New Chicago Diner Cookbook Review & Recipe

When I was a kid, my grandparents would take me to IHOP just about every weekend. My grandma and I would switch up what we ordered depending on our moods, but my grandpa always ordered the Rooty Tooty Fresh n’ Fruity. Only, he wouldn’t actually speak that...

Vegan Super Bowl Snack Party: Curried Tofu Dip

This recipe comes to us from Agnes Barton-Sabo, the super babe/mastermind behind Betty Turbo. She also happened to illustrate my book so she’s pretty great! Check out all the other Vegan Super Bowl Snack Party posts while you’re at it! Vegan Super Bowl...

Vegan Super Bowl Snack Party: Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

I nearly fell off my chair when Laura from Banana Curl Vegan Girl sent me this one! Heart of palm are the star of the show in this smoky, savory recipe. Pro tip: Look for vegan Worcestershire sauce in cheapy stores like Dollar Tree! Check out all of my Vegan Super...

Vegan Super Bowl Snack Party: Buffalo Wings

Thanks to Sarah (follow her on Twitter @sarah_smore) for submitting this Super Bowl must-have: Buffalo wings! They’re spicy, savory and just messy enough to make them fun. Check out the other Vegan Super Bowl Snack Party recipes, too! Vegan Super Bowl Snack...

Vegan Super Bowl Snack Party: Sweet Potato Chili

I received this recipe submission from Casey who swears by this chili, and says, “I actually hate football but passionately love 7-layer dip.” Check out the other Vegan Super Bowl Snack Party recipes here! Vegan Super Bowl Snack Party: Sweet Potato Chili...