Yeah, But Does It Taste Good?

Chocolate Dessert Cheese

My semi-soft chocolate dessert cheese, featured on One Green Planet.

Vegan cuisine is not one of deprivation or austerity.  Nor is it the stingy domain of kooks, tree-huggers and bleeding hearts.  Instead, a plant-based diet is one of creativity, ingenuity and endless combinations of flavor and texture.  It is the fragrant alchemy of curry and cardamom, the hearty chew of strips of seitan “chorizo” tucked into a grilled vegetable burrito, the fresh beauty of water droplets clinging to bright green kale, the zing of basil and the guiltless pleasure of chocolate mousse made simply from tofu and good, dark chocolate.  Add to this the documented health benefits of adopting a plant-based diet and the one, small step to respecting and honoring the cows and chickens, the pigs and fish and a vegan lifestyle is, for me at least, a no-brainer.

Mango Sticky Rice Cake

My mango sticky rice cake, featured on Ethical Planet’s Eat What’s Good vegan recipe contest.

Mocha Spice Cupcakes

My Earth Balance Bake-Off Special Prize-winning recipe for Mocha Spice Cupcakes.

Pumpkin Maple Spice Quickbread

Pumpkin & Maple Spice Quickbread featured on One Green Planet.

7 thoughts on “Yeah, But Does It Taste Good?

  1. thedailydish says:

    Stumbled on to your site looking for the King Arthur cranberry-choc chip cookie recipe I just made. Love your vegan version! My dad just went vegan late last year and is LOVING life. So great to find another site to recommend. Keep up the great work!

  2. Nihacc says:

    Beautiful words! And mouth-watering photos :)

  3. Tiffany says:

    Love It! :)

  4. Hardhead Vegan says:

    That pumpkin maple loaf looks amazing. Well, all of those dishes look amazing, but the loaf really caught my eye. And pumpkin season is just around the corner. Hmm…


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