Winter’s Last Few Weeks


Late winter has certainly been cold enough for me here in the southeastern US.  I'm trying to continue enjoying winter vegetables and heavy stews, while anxiously anticipating spring veggies.  Eating asparagus, Quinoa Ginger Salad, and BLTA … [Continue reading]

Let It Go


If you have a Frozen fan in your inner circle (and who doesn't?), here's a great cake to celebrate a birthday, winter, or nothing in particular (who needs a reason for a party anyway?).  Frozen figurines are optional but created a great effect at our … [Continue reading]

The Donut Fairy

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I don't know about you guys, but the donut fairy doesn't stop by here too often.  Most weeks it's enough work getting good dinners on the table.  Plus breakfast food is so easy, so why mess with that?!?  But after almost a week of being out of school … [Continue reading]

Fat Tuesday!!


We're living it up here for Fat Tuesday, eating more than we should and staying warm while iced in.  Had to share this little beauty of a treat - Sour Cream and Onion Dip.  All vegan food is not healthy, and chips and dip should definitely be … [Continue reading]

Umami This, Umami That


Umami is the fifth and easily forgotten taste, after sweet, sour, salty, and bitter.  Umami describes the savoriness, the depth of a dish.  In Japanese, umami means delicious.  Umami is responsible for the use of MSG (monosodium glutamate) as many … [Continue reading]

Sugar Reset


By mid December, my family all admitted that we'd need a sugar reset after the holidays.  Between some great new pie recipes and cookies for the big guy, we found ourselves enjoying more desserts than we're used to over the last two months.  And … [Continue reading]



Although pi day isn't for a while, easy and delicious pie recipes are a must for your repertoire, especially when serving non-vegans.  If you can't win them over with real food, you can try again with dessert.  These pies are ridiculously easy, so … [Continue reading]

Stoup’s On


As temperatures decrease and our days shorten, I am drawn to the warmth and comfort of soup.  Although I could eat soup daily, my family disagrees, so lately we've been having a lot of stoup, or stew-like soup.  As with all of my recipes, please use … [Continue reading]

Mac n Cheez Please!!


Who does not love a delicious bowl of mac and cheese?!?  Over the vegan years, we have tried many versions of mac and cheese and this one has recently been named the favorite.  Who knows how long it will stay in the top spot, but I for one am … [Continue reading]

Planning for Thanksgiving

Apologies to the Canucks for once again missing their Thanksgiving celebration last month.  Hope it was tasty!! For the 'Mericans, though, now is the time to start planning how to navigate this food-laden holiday if you haven't already.  Everyone … [Continue reading]