VEGAN

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...

Trust Me Green Smoothie

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve seen friends post pictures of their frothy green smoothie only to be met with a barrage of “yuck” comments from a bunch of diaper babies. Listen, I know it looks like swamp water but do you really think...

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...

Mouthful O’ Midwest Sandwiches

Just in case my “midwest” knuckle tattoos (complete with a tiny ear of corn on one finger) and the tattoo of a Chicago style hotdog on my shoulder didn’t tip you off, I would like to officially disclose my status as a Midwesterner right now. I grew...

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 &...

Vegan WrestleMania XXX Menu

Full disclosure: I’m not watching WrestleMania this year. Long-time Bake and Destroy readers probably get it – but for anyone who is new to the site, CM Punk is a dear friend of mine. For that reason, and also because I would rather watch my dog eat a used...

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...

Handout: Vegan Baking Tips

Next to “where do you get your protein” the question I get most often is “what do you use instead of eggs?” (By the way, I address the protein question in Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions about Veganism and Plant Strong Crash Course.) So...

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...