Halloween Vegan Pecan Pumpkin Shake

With Halloween being just days away, I thought I should share another recipe from  Kathy Hester from her e-book The Ghoulish Gourmet. This Vegan Pecan Pumpkin Shake is the perfect treat to serve at Halloween parties. It’s also a healthy indulgence that’s sure cure any pumpkin spice cravings! The Ghoulish Gourmet is full of frightfully fun

Vegan Chocolate Crackles

My dad was in the Air Force when I was young, and I grew up in various parts of the world. We lived in England for a few years when I was pretty small, in a little beach village on the North Sea, not too far from

Vegan Fitness for Mortals

I’ve never been very athletic. I have two left feet, I’m super klutzy, and I was always the last person picked in any kind of activity in gym class. I understand the importance of exercise, though, and I always advocate for both physical activity and a healthy

Vegan Polenta Lasagna

Way back when, Dennis and I had our third date at a restaurant called Park and Orchard in Rutherford, NJ. I had eaten there several times before, but it was new to him. They had several vegan options on the menu, my favorite being a dairy-free, gluten-free

Aquafaba Vegan Meringue Cookies

I doubt that anyone outside the plant-based world has heard of aquafaba until recently, but the vegan blogosphere was completely abuzz when Goose Wholt discovered that the water that’s leftover from a can of beans can be used as an egg replacement a year or so ago. It can’t

Garlicky Roasted Chickpeas

I’ve had a love affair with roasted chickpeas for many years. I’m not really sure how I discovered them or why I started making them, but they’ve been a mainstay in my diet for quite a while. I was kind of surprised to hear non-vegan coworkers talking

28 Vegan Apple Recipes for Autumn

Every year, Dennis and I pick a Friday in September to go to Warwick, New York, to pick apples. We make a day of it, going into town to do a little shopping and have lunch at vegan cafe Conscious Fork We stop at farm stands along the way

Smashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic Cream

Fall weather calls for comfort food, and there’s really nothing more comforting that a potato. These Smashed Potatoes with Roasted Garlic Cream are warm and cozy, and will help keep out the chill of the long autumn evenings.   While I have written up the instructions for

Swamp Monster Slow Cooker Jackfruit Gumbo from The Ghoulish Gourmet

In addition to being a health coach and food blogger, I’m also a graphic designer. I worked in design for many years, before deciding to study nutrition, and I still do some design and art work when I can. Last year I had the privilege of working with

Tahini Noodles

Some years ago I had come across a recipe for tahini noodles, and I made them several times. They were quite tasty, but somehow they fell out of our meal rotation. It’s been so long now, that I can’t remember where I found the recipe, and for some