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

The Abundance Diet by Somer McCowan

In the world of vegan blogging, it’s possible to “meet” and become friends with other blogging, without actually ever seeing the other person face-to-face. That’s what has happened with Vedged Out’s Somer McCowan. I think we first “met” a few years ago via email, and I now

Recipe Redo: Grilled Portobello Peach Sandwiches

This sandwich was inspired by a recipe I saw on The Kitchn a few years ago, and it has become a mainstay in my diet during the summer months. People have told me that they think that the idea of serving mushrooms and peaches together is weird, but once you

The Homemade Vegan Pantry by Miyoko Schinner

I went vegan in 2001 and the first cookbook I bought was The New Now and Zen Epicure by Miyoko Schinner. It was through that book that I learned how to make tofu scramble, dairy-free sauces, and egg-free desserts. It’s amazing how much book cookbook collection has

Vegan Caesar Salad

Back when I was a vegetarian (long before going vegan), I used to douse my salads with store-bough Caesar dressing. Although I was already becoming adept at reading labels, I never read the ingredients list on the back of the bottle, because I never expected there to

Vegan Recipes for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is this Sunday, and just like with any other holiday, most American’s will be celebrating with food. Since Father’s Day falls right in the middle of June (and this year it’s on the first day of summer), it’s customary to celebrate with a barbecue. People don’t

Victoria Moran Discussion and Book Signing in Montclair NJ

Vegan author Victoria Moran will be coming to New Jersey for a discussion and book signing for her new book The Good Karma Diet at Watchung Booksellers in Montclair on June 28th at 4:00pm. Please come out and give her warm New Jersey welcome!   The Good Karma Diet reveals that the secret to

Mini Raw Vegan Chocolate Marble Cheesecakes

This is the last of the five recipes I created for the Rouxbe canapé party project I first mentioned last month. When thinking about party recipes, of course there has to be dessert! This dessert looks like it took a lot more time in the kitchen than

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