VEGAN

Veggie Potpie Pasta Recipe

My friend Kathy Hester is at it again – The Easy Vegan Cookbook: Make Healthy Home Cooking Practically Effortless is like, her 800th vegan cookbook and this one might just be my favorite. No fuss, no exotic ingredients you’ll need to mortgage your house to...

Maple Quinoa Salad Recipe + Fit Foodie 5k Giveaway

Quinoa and maple syrup, they go together like peanut butter and jelly. No, for real. Not only do quinoa’s toasty, nutty flavors sing when touched with a touch of naturally sweet maple syrup, but I Heart Keenwah and Pure Canadian Maple Syrup are both going to be...

#BowlofStuff: The Nonie Bowl

I had the pleasure of teaching a class at Whole Foods this past weekend – if you follow me on Facebook or Instagram you’re well aware as I have been posting about it for a month. I had a birthday party that no one showed up to once as a kid so I have this...

Smoky Jackfruit Hash Recipe

Jackfruit has been a pretty big deal to vegans for some time now, but with the introduction of Upton’s Naturals new jackfruit products, it’s set to full blown explode. I posted a Jackfruit WTF FAQ a while back, which gives a general overview of what it is,...

Ginger Miso Eggplant Jerky for Vegan Jerks

Last week I received a review copy of Jerky Everything: Foolproof and Flavorful Recipes for Beef, Pork, Poultry, Game, Fish, Fruit, and Even Vegetables (Countryman Know How) and was “this close” to tossing it in the basket in our apartment building’s...

Vegan Nacho Cheese on the Cheap

Recently, Bertolli gifted me a beautiful, 34 oz. bottle of their extra virgin olive oil and invited me to enter their 150th Anniversary recipe contest. Although I use olive oil in almost everything I cook, this was a real challenge for me. What could I do with olive...

10 Vegan Cheeses to Shove in Your Face Right Now

Whether you’re vegan, allergic to dairy, lactose intolerant, or just looking for a healthier alternative to dairy cheese you’re living in a magical time for tasty alternatives. (Also, if you’re thinking to yourself “why would anyone NOT eat...

Watch Me On Get Baked Live with Isa Chandra Moskowitz

This afternoon, I’m joining one of my punk rock vegan heroes, Isa Chandra Moskowitz , as a guest on Get Baked – a live Google Hangout baking chat hosted by BakeSpace and Cupcakes Take the Cake! You can watch the show live below – or later tonight...

A Date with Cookie Dough Bites

The other night at the Daiya Cheezecake launch party, Marla Rose from Vegan Street went on a rant about raw vegan desserts that made me pee my pants laughing. It’s not that they can’t taste really good – they do, for the most part. It’s just...

The Plantpower Way: Strawberry Mint Cacao Cheesecake

Rich Roll and Julie Piatt are pretty cool. He’s an entertainment attorney-turned vegan endurance athlete, motivational speaker and plant-based nutrition advocate, and she’s a plant-based chef, healer, musician and yogi. Together, they are two people who...

Crave Eat Heal Blog Tour: Butternut Squash Queso

I am a very big fan of Annie Oliverio and what she does at An Unrefined Vegan. She makes the kind of food – healthy, delicious, satisfying and nutrient-rich – that I actually eat day to day that enables me to dream up things like Doritos-Crusted Tofu and...