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Irish Whiskey Coffee

So excited that So Delicious Dairy Free shared their recipe to make rich and creamy vegan Irish Whiskey with us! I love that we can have cream-based drinks – without that dairy cream :) Note: you usually can find So Delicious products in a store near you, but if not, Amazon sells the culinary coconut milk [...]

Carrot Pâté

Have you ever visited the Stanford Inn Eco-Resort, home of the famous Ravens Restaurant? It’s a fantastic vegan getaway in Mendocino, CA! This easy vegan recipe is reprinted with permission from the Stanford Inn’s cookbook Dining at the Ravens by BenBella Books. Joan and Jeff Stanford suggest serving as a dip or spread with crudité or [...]

Mac and Cheese

Enjoy a delicious new version of a childhood favorite. This vegan cheese sauce also makes a rich and creamy topping for broccoli, asparagus, potatoes, and other vegetables. It’s rich, tangy and completely satisfying! I want to give a special thanks to Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian, for sharing her quick and easy sauce-thickening tip. This quick and easy [...]

Carrot Top Soup

I hate wasting food! I frequently buy my carrots at the local farmers market and they come with the lovely green carrot tops. For months I would remove the greens and toss them away. I decided there must be something I could do with these lovely greens and this carrot top soup has become one [...]

Red Lentil Curry

Fall is coming – stay warm with this delicious red lentil curry from Laura Theodore’s new book Vegan-Ease! Laura says, “Needing only fifteen minutes to prep, with only seven ingredients to assemble, this soup is an excellent candidate for a nutritious lunch or informal supper. As the red lentils cook, they break down to magically [...]

Avocado Salad Parfait

Looking for a quick and easy recipe for your vegan dinner party? We’ve got you covered with the perfect easy vegan recipe from Jazzy Vegetarian Laura Theodore’s new book Vegan-Ease! Laura says, “Here’s a festive and fabulous way to serve a first course salad, any time of the year. Spooned into tiny parfait or champagne [...]

Maple-Raisin-Date-Truffles

Love this easy vegan truffle recipe from Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian from her new book Vegan-Ease! Laura says, “These tasty truffles are pretty too, making an excellent healthy dessert or snack to satisfy your sweet tooth. Bonus: Impressive to serve for a dinner party too!” Watch Laura Theodore make this recipe at vegan-ease.com! Recipe [...]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Love this wheat-free vegan oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe from Laura Theodore, aka The Jazzy Vegetarian, with only FOUR ingredients! And if you use gluten-free oats, this vegan cookie recipe is gluten-free too! It’s from her new book Vegan-Ease, where all of the recipes are vegan and all are ranked with an “ease factor.” This yummy [...]

“Cheezy” Cashew Dip

Thanks to Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian, for this versatile vegan dip! Laura says, “This yummy, ‘cheezy’ tasting dip does double duty as a sandwich spread. White beans take the place of the cheese and raw cashews add a creamy texture. Together they successfully mimic the flavor of a rich, creamy cheese dip!” Laura is the [...]

Pepper Stew

Thanks to Caryn Dugan from STL Veg Girl for sharing this delicious and nutritious stew for Meatless Monday! Caryn says, “A new take on the affordable Hot Pepper Stew the soldiers ate during the Revolutionary War to keep up their energy, this version leaves out the tripe and bacon, but adds in hearty beans, immune supporting kale and [...]

Hummus Stuffed Baked Jalapeno Poppers

Thanks to Caryn Dugan from STL Veg Girl for sharing this yummy appetizer! Caryn says, “Another old favorite turned healthy, these hummus stuffed jalapeno poppers will be a hit at your party! Even if it’s just a party of one, these little guys are super easy to make in bulk and eat all week.”

Butternut Squash Risotto with Mushrooms and Spinach

Thanks to Caryn Dugan from STL Veg Girl for sharing this tried and true Thanksgiving recipe! Caryn says, “Inspired by the holiday season upon us, this butternut squash risotto is a perfect addition to your Thanksgiving table.  Let’s be real, you can add this to any table, any time of the year.  By switching out the squash for [...]

Super-Food Lucuma and Almond Butter Dip

Check out this easy and delicious vegan dip recipe from Jill’s Joyful Kitchen! Jill says, “This nutty and caramel-like dip is divine.  It takes me back to my childhood and eating caramel apples…only this version is so much healthier…no refined sugars or oils.  The secret ingredient is Lucuma Powder….a tropical fruit from Peru made into [...]

Hummus

Hummus is a delicious plant-based protein source. It’s fast, easy, and can stay in the fridge for a week. This recipe has 36 grams of protein from the garbanzo beans (18g per can). Reprinted with permission from It’s Easy to Start Eating Vegan by Rebecca Gilbert.

Pancakes with Maple Syrup

Who doesn’t love vegan pancakes??! Here’s a fresh, hot breakfast to start your day with a smile! Reprinted with permission from It’s Easy to Start Eating Vegan by Rebecca Gilbert.

Stuffed Butternut Squash with Apples and Cranberries

Thanks to Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian, for this awesome vegan Thanksgiving entrée idea! Laura says, “Choosing a fabulous star entrée for a vegan Thanksgiving menu can be challenging. This colorful recipe features one of my favorite fall foods - Stuffed Butternut Squash.  In this satisfying dish, hearty squash quarters are filled to the brim with nutty tasting [...]

Pumpkin Pie Gluten-Free AND Vegan

Jazzy Vegetarian Laura Theodore shares her vegan and gluten-free pumpkin pie recipe topped with homemade vanilla whipped “cream!” Laura says, “Pumpkin pie was always a favorite, every Thanksgiving when I was a girl. I adore this delicious, veganized version, serve up with a jazzy twist — it’s wheat-free! The sweet, crisp crust is based in dates, [...]

No Chicken Salad

No Chicken Salad made with Beyond Meat‘s lightly seasoned strips is an excellent portable meal for lunch, picnics and potlucks.  The high protein content will keep you full all day! Going gluten-free? The vegan chicken salad also works well served over greens. Reprinted with permission from It’s Easy to Start Eating Vegan by Rebecca Gilbert. It really does [...]

Chili

This vegan chili recipe is super easy to make and stores well for next-day lunches. Serve with crackers or over rice. Perfect for Meatless Monday or any day of the week! Optional: Add a “meaty” texture with a faux beef product (Beyond Meat Beefy Crumbles works well). Melt some vegan cheese on top (Follow Your [...]

Fall Harvest Farro with Butternut Squash, Peas and Golden Raisins

Thanks to Caryn Dugan from STL Veg Girl for sharing this tasty fall recipe! Caryn says, “New to farro?  Well, this ancient grain has been around for quite some time and you’ll LOVE getting to know it!  The plump little grains add some real umph to any dish.  Cook it in vegetable broth to infuse more flavor, and [...]