Adventures in Eggplant Bacon

Sometimes you get a cold and sometimes a cold gets you. If you don’t know what I mean by that – I hope you never do. But yeah I think the stress of the book coming out next week, having a little baby and ya know life caught up with me. When you get sick like…

The Top 10 Recipes of 2014

I know. I know. By now 2015 feels like it’s always been here and the idea of typing 2104 on a form*seems like something we’d only do drunk or half-asleep… though I’m not sure why you’re filling out forms drunk but I think you get the idea**. But not that long ago 2014 was all…

Vegan Bacon Ranch Smashed Potatoes

There’s some funny stuff that happens when you’re home alone with a baby. There’s the one-sided conversations about healthcare in America and the reading of articles about how you’re baby probably already knows Chinese even if they can’t speak yet. You could find yourself wondering which of our daughter’s toys* would be the leader if…

Vegan Wookie Cookies

Is September really almost half way over? Yesterday I was in the car when a Modest Mouse song shuffled on and it hit home in a way songs haven’t spoken to me since I was an unhappy 20-something with a crappy boyfriend. I couldn’t be happier right now if I tried. Our 2nd book is with the…

The Betty Crocker Project: Vegan Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese

Our weekend was a blur of oldest and dearest out of town guests, writing, being pregnant* and a baby shower**. After the crowd had left and the trays of Cinnamon Snail treats and sandwiches were empty there was time to catch up. To talk about old times, memories of friends who have followed different paths…

Vegan Caldo Verde

So about a week ago we returned from our trip to Portugal. Why Portugal you ask? I mean it’s a legit question I guess. The story goes something like this. A few months ago, I was in the middle of a storm. Let’s call it that. A storm of everything. I was trying to figure…

6 Months Later – The Mother’s Day Update

This post is long and not related to food at all. If you were visiting this blog strictly for the food – well you can easily opt out of all this and enjoy the food and eating vegan in a happy drama free environment. This is post is follow up to our post from December…