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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 6

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Hello there!  Welcome to the 6th Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck!  Please enjoy the deliciousness from last week’s winners and then don’t miss out – – enter your own dish for this …

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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 5

It’s Wednesday and that means that it’s time for the VVLP5! Keeping things short and sweet, here are the most popular (calculated by number of clicks) dishes from last week’s Potluck: Appetizers Zucchini Chickpea Fritters …

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Breakfast in Bed: Multigrain Pancake/Waffle Mix with 3 Variations

As I’ve gotten older, I’ve come to appreciate breakfast more and more, especially on those mornings when I wake up with a growling stomach (most mornings…).  So this makes Angela’s (Canned Time) Breakfast in Bed …

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Vegan Planet Review & Giveaway

I imagine that when Robin Robertson put the finishing touches on Vegan Planet and sent it off one final time to her editor, she breathed a big sigh of relief and satisfaction and thought to herself: …

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Rawsome Vegan Baking Blog Tour! Review, Recipe & Giveaway

It almost wouldn’t matter if the recipes in Rawsome Vegan Baking by Emily Von Euw weren’t delicious.  That’s because the photography and the book itself are stunning – from the heft and size of it, …

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The Virtual Vegan Potluck Returns on November 16. Sign Up Now!

If you’re a food blogger (and I know you are), click on over to the Virtual Vegan Potluck website and sign up for the November 16 event.  It’s as easy as pie.  Or soup.  Or …

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Practically Raw Desserts: A Review, Giveaway, & Dulce de Leche “Spooncream”

Besides being refreshingly flexible, every recipe in this book has the added bonus of being free of dairy, eggs, gluten, wheat, soy, peanuts, corn, refined grains, refined sugars, yeast, starch, and other nutrient-poor ingredients.  Many …

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Vegan MoFo 14: Baked Peanut Butter & Jelly Oatmeal

When my favorite breakfast and my beloved flavor combination come together it’s a heavenly collision of warm, creamy, nutty, jammy breakfast-goodness.  Making its way onto Buzzfeed’s 29 Ways to Honor the Glory of Peanut Butter & …

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Loaded Morning Muffins with Crumb Topping

You can see from the long ingredient list why these are called “loaded” muffins, but gosh, they’re delicious. It’s crunch time over at Ethical Ocean and their Eat What’s Good vegan recipe contest.  I’ve been …

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Dehydrator Love

I don’t have a recipe to share today, just some low-quality, iPhone photos of a raw pizza that kinda rocked my sheltered plant-based planet.  You see, I recently acquired an Excalibur 9-tray dehydrator, an item that …

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Chocolate Mint Cream Cheese Muffins

Christmas and mint.  How did they become an item?  The red-and-white-swirled candy canes dangling from stuffed stockings?  The tiny pastel-colored, melt-away candies piled in bowls that appear only in December?  The Santa- and snowman-shaped chocolate …

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Unprocessed: A Review & A Giveaway

You know how it is.  You switch to a plant-based diet and you get educated; you arm yourself with the data that informs your decision to eat healthfully and mindfully.  You read The China Study, …

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(Eating Vegan) Under the Sheltering Sky

It can be challenging enough to feed Kel and me while we are on the road, but what about feeding 10 or 11 or 15?  In a place with (count them) zero restaurants, convenience stores …

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The Evolution of Eating

Part rogue’s gallery, part dean’s list, this is a quick, condensed sketch of what I’ve eaten over the past twenty-eight years of my life – from the time that I was more or less responsible …

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Virtual Vegan Potluck: Sage & Rosemary Dinner Rolls with Roasted Garlic Coconut Butter

Welcome to the Bread course of the Virtual Vegan Potluck!  This is just the beginning of some tasty carbs – both savory and sweet – here at the Potluck.  Thank you so much for being …

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Virtual Vegan Potluck: Final Update!

Two days away…Are you ready? I’ve heard from most of you and the answer to that question has been a resounding yes!  Below is the final list of participants.  Is that list a thing of …

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A Virtual Vegan Potluck Update: The Links Edition

That time is upon us, Potluck participants!  Just as in a real, in-person potluck, there is some preparation that needs to be done before the guests arrive.  Thankfully none of us has to tidy the …

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A Letter To Cooking Light

Maybe it’s because I’m getting older and more inclined to speak my mind.  Maybe it’s because I’m so passionate about being vegan.  Maybe it’s something I haven’t even thought of yet.  Whatever it is, I’ve …

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Virtual Vegan Potluck: An Invitation

This idea has been kicking around my head for the past couple of weeks now, born of a few comments between Shira (In Pursuit of More) and me – when I invited myself over to …

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Cocoa-Coconut Butter

This post demonstrates the part of my personality which can become obsessive.  When I find something I’m interested in, I beat it to death.  Then inevitably I lose interest and move on to the next …

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Other People’s Food (Part 3): Chocolate, Chocolate & Peanut Butter

Inspired by Herbivoress‘ beautiful Chocolate Peanut Butter Oreo Pie, I went in search of a recipe for chocolate wafers.  I haven’t bought Oreos or any kind of store cookies in over 5 years and I …

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Dry Fried Tofu with Asian-Inspired Cilantro Pesto

I had something like this dish at a Whole Foods somewhere in suburban northern California.  I’d just finished up an appointment with an Apple Genius – replacing my iPad which I’d dropped (after having it …

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Inspired-by-Trader-Joe’s Trail Mix Cookies

While in northern California recently, I was happy to discover that there was a Trader Joe’s only a few blocks from my hotel.  It was the perfect place to load up on essentials and goodies …

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The Vegan Option

In November 2011, I published an article on Technorati called Misguided Eating: The Nose to Toes Food Trend, which promptly sank into oblivion.  But I’m not finished with the topic.  And that’s because what inspired …

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A Portable Vegan

The past two years I’ve spent more time in airports, airplanes and hotels than in the preceding five years combined.  Since I became a vegan, traveling – eating – has become a lot more challenging.  …

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Happy Vegan New Year!

Yes, I should have a recipe here for black-eyed peas, but like every other holiday this year, New Years got away from me.  So today’s post is not only black-eyed-pea-recipe-free, it is also just plain …

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Tofu Potpie with Savory Crumb Topping

Ever since my first taste of Stouffer’s version, I’ve loved pot pies.  Nearly anything topped with a flaky crust got my attention and I’m no different today.  Over the years I’ve made a lot of …

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Cracked Wheat No-Knead Bread

Is it wrong to wax eloquent about a peanut butter and jelly sandwich (as I do on my sister blog, Dough, Dirt & Dye)?  Well, if it’s wrong, I don’t want to be right.  This …

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This Year, Make It Vegan Snow

I unearthed this disturbing fact in the December issue of Wired I snagged from a hotel lobby: canned snow can contain two kinds of animal fat.  Yes, sometimes fake snow contains palm or coconut fat, …

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Curried Swiss Chard Soup with White Beans

Sometimes the very things that make a recipe appealing – ease of preparation, few ingredients – are the same things that cause me to wonder whether or not it could possibly be good.  How could …

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