What I Ate Wednesday

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve posted for What I Ate Wednesday. I caught a nasty cold the first week of December and it seemed to take forever to get rid of it. I’m not sure if this theory or true or not (I read it

But I Could Never Go Vegan! Review, Recipe and Giveaway

When people learn that I’m vegan, they usually say something like, “I could never go vegan – I would miss pizza,” or “I could never go vegan – I need my protein.” It’s strange that they immediately give reasons why they could never do what I do, especially since

My 10 Favorite Vegan Cookbooks of 2014

Every December at this time I look back at the cookbooks I’ve accumulated throughout the year, and write about my favorite ones. This is a tough task this year because so many amazing vegan cookbooks were released in 2014. They came my way at such a fast rate

Sweet Eats for All by Allyson Kramer: Review, Recipe and Giveaway

A few years ago I was misdiagnosed with celiac disease. I was having some digestive issues at the time, and the doctor had run a gamut of tests. When I went back for my results, I saw the office’s physician assistant who said the blood test showed

Virtual Vegan Potluck: Caramelized Onion and Mushroom Tart

It’s hard to believe that it’s time for another Virtual Vegan Potluck already! I’ve been thinking about what to bring for a while. I created this dish a few months ago but I decided to save it to share today. This dish combines a few of my favorite things –

2014 Holiday Gift Guide

I just looked at the calendar and I see that Christmas is just two weeks away! How did that happen? I’m behind on my usual Christmas activities, such as crafting gifts, making cards, and even decorating the house because I had a nasty cold that lasted a

Vegan Food Gifts Giveaway

I’m not a fan of malls, crowds, or impersonal gifts, so I tend to make a lot of the gifts that I give during the holidays. I like to give baked goods, such as boxes of cookies and cupcakes, to the girl that cuts my hair and the

Kathy Hester’s Slow Cooker Tempeh Braised with Figs and Port Wine

Kathy Hester joins me today with a guest post! You may know Kathy from her cookbooks The Vegan Slow Cooker, The Great Vegan Bean Book, Vegan Slow Cooking for Two (or Just for You), and her newest book OATrageous Oatmeals. I’ve never met her in person, but we’ve

What I Ate Wednesday: What I Ate for Thanksgiving

It’s hard to believe that time last week I was running around my kitchen covered in bits mushrooms with pieces of of curly kale in my hair, and the epic meal I was preparing is now just a memory. Fortunately, I took pictures! One of the most frequent

Pasta with Creamy Cashew Sauce

I had a nice surprise in my inbox a few weeks ago. It seems that my recipe for Pasta with Beans and Greens with Creamy Cashew Sauce has been quite popular on Nava Atlas’s website VegKitchen.com, so she asked Hannah Kaminsky to take new photos of the dish.