Vegan Sesame Chicken Wonton Soup & Saying ‘Good Bye’ to Mr. Spock

Today’s post is long. So very very long. I wanted to post this recipe for Chinese New Year. This recipe really is a very special soup we made using Upton’s Naturals NEW chicken seitan product (that is hitting stores this week) and I was eager to share it. It’s literally been rusting away in my notebook…

Potato, Spinach & Green Onion Pierogis with Vegan Chorizo & Onions

Disclaimer: Today’s blog post is long… so if you’re just here for the food… you can skip to the end. This recipe is really good and shouldn’t be missed because you’re not into my history nerdery.  Yesterday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day and I wish I could tell you Dan and I volunteered to go…

Vegan Fish & Chips Tacos with Sriracha Tartar Sauce

So here’s a funny thing about humans*… we like distractions from reality. In the beginning we had myths and numerous religions to explain our existence and give meaning to our wars and struggle.  We then moved to songs, theatre, poetry, books and then movies. Eventually we moved all that into our homes with TVs and…

Simple Sweet Potato & Sage Tarts

November is a funny time for food. On one hand you have an internet flooded with fabulous fall-themed family-style recipes and lots of Thanksgiving showstoppers* that can inspire even the biggest kitchen-phobes to dust off their pots and pans and on the other hand you have a whole month of dinners and lunches to prepare…

The Procrastinator’s Guide to a Vegan Thanksgiving

So today is my first day with my repaired laptop. I have my photos back and the ability to edit photos. You could say we have our blog back (it’s OK to say that)… just in time for one of the USA’s most beloved food tradition: Thanksgiving!  Some of us (me) might have fallen behind…

Chimichurri Carrot Soup

We are also now deep into the season of orange food. Pumpkins**, squashes and beta carotene riddled root vegetables are piled in perfect pyramids in produce sections and headlining on seasonal menus everywhere. Seemed as good of a time as any to get crazy with some carrots. This recipe was actually inspired by a recipe…