Vegan Chickpea Waldorf Salad

The Waldorf Salad was created in the 1890s by Oscar Tschirkyat the Waldorf Hotel in New York City, and it consists of fresh apples, celery, grapes, and walnuts dressed in mayonnaise. The original recipe didn’t have nuts, but they were added at some point later. I don’t think I

Easy as Chocolate Pie from Cook the Pantry by Robin Robertson

I don’t know how she does it, but Robin Robertson has come out with yet another vegan cookbook. As you can probably tell by the title, her new book Cook the Pantry is all about pantry cooking.   Cook the Pantry is chock-full of delicious and nutritious vegan

9 Vegan Pumpkin Recipes

It’s pumpkin season! Pumpkins are everywhere, and rightly so. They’re packed with a plethora of vitamins and minerals, so they’re great for your skin, your vision, your intestines… just about every part of the body actually. Pumpkins also contain L-triptophan, which can trigger feelings of well being, which might have something

Supporting Small Vegan Establishments

About 15 years ago when I first went vegan, there was a health food store/vegan cafe in town that was run by two men who looked like aging hippies. The store looked like it was decorated with items found at a garage sale, and the shelves were

Vegan Deviled Purple Potatoes from The Ghoulish Gourmet by Kathy Hester

I’m so excited to finally be able to share with you what I’ve been working on for the past two weeks: I’ve been designing The Ghoulish Gourmet, Kathy Hester’s new vegan Halloween e-book! This book is full of frightfully fun recipes for Halloween, from snacks and main dishes to desserts

Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal

A few weeks ago I was looking through my recipe archives, searching for recipes that use pumpkin, and I found a very laughable post with a recipe for pumpkin oatmeal from the beginning days of my blog. Back then I didn’t take very good photos and I

Defining Veganism

Something interesting has been going on in the vegan movement over the course of the past couple of years. People have been redefining what it means to be vegan. A few months ago I saw someone on Facebook write, “it doesn’t meant that she’s not vegan because

9 Vegan Recipes for National Taco Day

It’s come to my attention that October 4th is National Taco Day. I know, I know… there seems to be a day for everything now. It’s getting ridiculous. But who wouldn’t want to take a day out of the year to celebrate the wonder that is the

Vegan Cinnamon-Oatmeal Baked Apples

A few weeks ago Dennis and I made our annual pilgrimage to Warwick, New York to go apple picking. We now have a produce drawer full of fresh, crisp apples. We’ve both been snacking on an apple a day, but I’ve also been looking for different ways

Mushroom Carbonara Bowl from Vegan Bowls by Zsu Dever

I am happy to be hosting Zsu Dever on her Vegan Bowls blog tour today. Who doesn’t love one bowl meals? Simple to prepare and using familiar ingredients, these savory bowls are delicious, versatile, and many can be made in 30 minutes or less. Best of all,