Raw Pesto and Tomato Pizza

Over the past few months I’ve been sharing the recipes I created for Rouxbe’s Plant-Based Professional Course. One of the projects was a raw foods black box assignment, and as it seemed so daunting that I saved it until the very end. For the assignment, we were required to

Vegan with a Vengeance by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

I have a confession to make, and it may result in my membership to the vegan club getting revoked: I didn’t buy the original Vegan with a Vengeance when it came out in 2005. It wasn’t an intentional boycott, I just didn’t know about it. Those were

Six Salads for Summer

Summer is in full swing here in New Jersey. It’s hot and sticky, and the last thing I want to do is turn on the oven or stand over a hot stove top to cook dinner. I’ve been eating lots of salads over the course of the last few

Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking by Annie and Dan Shannon

A few years ago there were only a few vegan cookbooks on the market, making it easy to pick one, if you happened to be browsing the shelves at Barnes and Noble. Now there are hundreds, which is both good and bad. It’s good to see that

Thai Tempeh Lettuce Wraps

I had such a great time in Rouxbe’s Professional Plant-Based Certification program that I finished in half of the allotted time. I learned a lot, and I created quite a few of my own recipes. This dish was for a project towards the end of the course. The assignment was to

The Almond Milk Cookbook by Alan Roettinger

Way back before I went vegan, there are only a few different types of milks that I would choose from: whole, skim, 2%, and chocolate. They all came from cows. When I ditched dairy milk in the mid-nineties, the two main choices I had were soy milk

Seitan Chimichurri Tacos

If this recipe gives you a sense of déjà vu, it’s because it was inspired by the Seitan Skewers I posted a few weeks ago. I had a hankering for tacos, and I saw that there was some leftover sauce in the fridge. I Googled “chimichurri tacos”

Très Green Très Clean Très Chic by Rebecca Leffler

Hello, my name is Dianne and I’m a cookbookaholic. I have a serious problem. I can’t say no to review copies of cookbooks. I have always had a great love of books and it’s gotten really out of control in past few years. My house is overflowing

10 Vegan Recipes for the 4th of July

If you follow me on Instagram, you will know of my love for grilled food in the summertime. I’ve had people ask what vegans grill, the thinking being that the grill is used to cook meat, but really the question should be “what don’t vegans grill”, as

Chipotle Lentil Burgers

Making my own veggie burgers has always seemed like an incredibly daunting task, and coming up with my own recipe for one seemed even more difficult. I enrolled in Rouxbe to push myself as a cook, so when I was tasked with creating a dish with lentils