Simplest Chia Pudding (gluten-free)

As a home cook, I love the chance to test my food out on anyone with an open mind and a growling tummy. I play bass guitar for my church band and whenever… Continue reading

Book Review & Recipe: The Green and the Red, A Novel // Pumpkin Wonton Soup

I have these daydreams. They come to me at all times of the day and for a moment I’m seduced into thinking the world has actually gone completely vegan. That’s right. The sidewalks… Continue reading

Spiced Apple Cupcakes with Maple Frosting, Coconut Bacon

On our recent vacation to Kauai we frequented the salad bar at Papaya Natural Foods in Kapa’a. My favorite salad topping? Their coconut bacon. Flakes of fresh coconut, seasoned just right, then baked… Continue reading

Szechuan-Style Green Beans with Glazed Seitan

We are just back from vacation and while I always enjoy the break from grocery shopping, cooking and doing dishes, I also miss it a little too. Well, okay, I miss the shopping… Continue reading

Creamy Broccoli Chickpea Soup (gluten-free)

Summer is about simple, quick dinners that keep cooking and cleaning times to a minimum so you can enjoy the warm evenings with family and friends instead. We just rearranged our backyard and… Continue reading

Forbidden Rice Pudding (Gluten-free, Sugar-Free)

I love rice. I could eat it every day. I always tell my friends it’s my “desert island food.” As in, if I were stranded on a desert island and could only eat… Continue reading

Linguine with Cauliflower Sweet Potato Cream Sauce

  Pasta has to be one of the best go-to meals for a busy family. It’s simple, you usually have the ingredients on hand, and it’s a surefire hit with the kiddos. In… Continue reading

Chocolate Pillow Pies (gluten-free option!)

The weather is warming up! And that means sweets are showing up everywhere. Colorful cookies and cake pops are on display in bakery windows. Birthday parties are being announced every weekend with promises of cupcakes… Continue reading

Rainbow Noodle Salad (gluten-free option!)

Spring has me thinking color, color, color! My herb garden is planted, my perennials are blooming, and the produce at the farmer’s market is bursting with fresh vibrancy… a literal feast for the… Continue reading

Vegan Jello Easter Eggs

The Easter season is all about celebrating new life. What better way to do that than enjoying Easter eggs that are 100% vegan? No hens or chicks were harmed in the making of… Continue reading

The Sage Vegan: Orange Carrot Cake

Hi, this is Sage. Thanks for checking out my Orange Carrot Cake recipe. I made this in honor of my little brother. He has a bad allergy to all nuts except for almonds.… Continue reading

Brussel Sprout Chips with Sundried Tomato Aioli

Yeah, I’m on the Brussel Sprout bandwagon with the rest of you. These little gems are on prominent display at the local market and on hipster menus everywhere. People who used to grimace… Continue reading