Monthly Archive: June, 2012

Seitan and Shiitake Sloppy Joes

I’ve been on a serious comfort food kick. I keep remembering meals my Mom used to make and I know I speak for my big brother when I say “Sloppy Joes” was one… Continue reading

Chopped Brussels Sprouts with Maple-Currant Relish

The adorable and delicious Brussels sprout isn’t so adorable and delicious to everyone. My daughter once cried through an entire Thanksgiving dinner in a stand-off with a single sprout. I’ll admit, I too… Continue reading

Creamy “Tuna” Casserole with Crunchy Flaxseed

My Mom used to make tuna casserole all the time when I was growing up. I still remember getting excited at the sound of her opening those little metal cans of tuna. As… Continue reading

Strawberry-Vanilla-Chia Ice Cream

Our ice cream machine has done it again! This is a simple recipe that you can customize however you’d like, depending on mix-ins you have laying around your kitchen. Today, I thought the… Continue reading

One Lovely Bog Award/Thank you “Linsday is Vegan!”

I am so honored and thrilled to receive my first blog award! My heartfelt thanks goes out to Lindsay of Linsday is VeganĀ for nominating me for the award. I’m only a couple of… Continue reading

Crumbed Avocado

Sometimes you just want that little side dish or appetizer to accompany a fresh, summertime meal. And oftentimes, if you’re like me, you have a ripe avocado sitting on your kitchen counter waiting… Continue reading

Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

I recently made dinner for a friend who’s trying to watch it with the carbs. This fresh deviation from mashed potatoes fit the bill. I served it alongside seared tofu steaks and a… Continue reading

Quick Chinese Tofu Salad

A friend stopped over for lunch and I had all that extra iceberg lettuce from yesterday’s post to deal with. My friend (who is also a vegan) is a huge fan of a… Continue reading

Shiitake and Jicama Lettuce Cups

This is a simple, fast and delicious idea for an appetizer. You’ve likely had a similar dish at your local Chinese restaurant. My main change-up is the use of jicama instead of water… Continue reading

Chocolate Almond Ice Cream with Salted Caramel and Marshmallows

My family agrees that our new ice cream machine is one of the best investments we’ve made yet. If times get desperate, we’ll probably sell our iPhones, dollhouses and matchbox cars before we… Continue reading

Kale Chips For Every Mood

It seems that every vegan/vegetarian blog must have its obligatory post on Kale Chips. These crispy flakes of delicious nutrition are all the rage. That’s because they’re simple to make, go over well… Continue reading

Sweet Pea Pate with Summer Vegetable Salad

I had some leftover pureed sweet peas from the recipe in yesterday’s post. But what to do with it? A fresh loaf of bread and a bounty of fresh summer vegetables set my… Continue reading