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…

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…

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…

Artichoke & Red Bean Étouffée

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Jerk Jackfruit & Pineapple Pizza with Smoky Almond Cheese

Ever have to reduce the size of a photo so much – you’re not sure you even want to use the weird blurry thing that comes out anymore? We’re still working out the bugs on this new blog and wondering what are the benefits of WordPress on pretty much a daily basis… especially when it…

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…

Skillet Fried Cauliflower Drummies & Texas Coleslaw

It’s that time of year again when all the pretty flowers come out! This recipe was originally inspired by the traditional Indian recipe Gobi Pakora but we took a more traditional Americana country spin on it using BBQ sauce, nutritional yeast and liquid smoke to flavor the breading and since today is National No Diet…