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Vegan Casseroles: Baked Penne with Pumpkin Cream Sauce

Post all the memes making fun of it you want to, there’s no denying that pumpkin season is upon us. It’s in our coffee, our candles and yes, in our pasta bakes. And you know what, why not? Say it loud – I love pumpkin and I’m proud! This...

Vegan Casseroles: Truffled Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

I really couldn’t wait to share this recipe in the Virtual Vegan Linky Potluck - both because it’s ridiculously delicious, and because it’s from my friend Julie Hasson’s new book, Vegan Casseroles: Pasta Bakes, Gratins, Pot Pies, and More. This...

Vegan Casseroles: Almost Alfredo Sauce

“I know it was you, Fredo. You broke my heart. You broke my heart!” - Michael Corleone Use this easy recipe for a vegan version of Alfredo sauce, or any savory white sauce, really. Reprinted with permission from Vegan Casseroles: Pasta Bakes, Gratins, Pot...

Vegan Casseroles: Good Gravy

This all-purpose vegan “beef” gravy is great in shepherd’s pie, poured over mashed potatoes, and pretty much anywhere else you need a savory gravy. Reprinted with permission from Vegan Casseroles: Pasta Bakes, Gratins, Pot Pies, and More by Julie...

YumUniverse: Fig & Caramelized Onion Tart

I am lucky enough to be attending the launch party for Heather Crosby‘s YumUniverse: Infinite Possibilities for a Gluten-Free, Plant-Powerful, Whole-Food Lifestyle. (If you’re planning to be in Chicago on November 7th you should come too!) On her blog...

Chia Apple Spread Recipe from I Like Toast

I like toast. I really do. I could eat toast every day. Toast with vegan butter. Toast with avocado and salt. Toast with jam. In an effort to help everyone enjoy toast as much as I do, Stephanie Strowbridge has created  I Like Toast: Every Morning is a Good Morning....

Free Vegan Halloween Recipes eBook

I had lots of fun teaming up with Cara Reed, Kathy Hester and Richa Hingle as well as AbesMarket.com to make a free downloadable Halloween recipe book. Every recipe is 100% vegan, and many have oil-free and gluten-free options as well.  After you download it here, you...

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, which is why I chose to share it in the Virtual Vegan Linky Potluck. 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...

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...