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…

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…

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…

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…

Baked Carrot Bacon

Vegans have been making “bacon” from everything from beets to coconut for years, but every once in awhile it’s fun to try a new take on this old favorite. Back in 2010, the folks over at Geeksystem introduced the internet to a guy named Kent Brewster and his clever trick for turning carrots into vegan friendly strips…