Mai Tai with Homemade Orgeat Syrup from Shake, Stir, Pour

Photo by Dteve Legato You all know that I love a good cocktail. Some of my favorite restaurants, including Fiction Kitchen, have dazzling drinks with homemade syrups and infusions. As soon as I saw Shake, Stir, Pour by Katie Loeb,Read more…

Vegan Baked Orange Carrot Cake Oatmeal topped with Vanilla Nancy’s Organic Cultured Soy “Icing”

I’m so excited – I think this is the best oatmeal I have ever made. I’ve made a ton of oatmeal recipes that I’ve fallen in love with, but I think I need this every morning this fall. It reallyRead more…

15-minute rustic pasta from The Homemade Vegan Pantry

Photo © 2015 by Eva Kolenko 2 months ago I gave you a sneak peek into Miyoko Schinner’s new book, The Homemade Vegan Pantry, and shared a recipe for her amazing vegan ribs.  I noticed that her 15-minute rustic pasta recipeRead more…

Veggie Quinoa Drop Biscuit from The Easy Vegan Cookbook

Photo by Ann Oliverio Another Tuesday and another recipe from my new book, The Easy Vegan Cookbook, that comes out September 1st! This time it’s the recipe for my Veggie Quinoa Drop Biscuits. I love making these whenever I have some leftoverRead more…

Blueberry Scones from Everyday Vegan Eats

Photo by Zsu Dever Sometimes I over commit myself. I can schedule up a day (month, year…) faster than anyone else that I know. I have a ton of wonderful cookbooks that are towering (and teetering) on my kitchen counter.Read more…

DIY Vanilla Brandy from Artisan Drinks

DIY Vanilla Brandy from Artisan Drinks (photo by Kevin Summers) I have taken up a new hobby. I started infusing different liquors and it’s addictive. When I saw Artisan Drinks by Lindy Wildsmith, I immediately asked the marketing manager toRead more…

Kitchen Basics: Building a Vegan Pantry with Dried Beans

Beans are a very important piece to completing a vegan pantry. Today we’ll concentrate on dried beans, but we’ll talk about canned beans a little later on. If you are used to using canned beans go ahead and give driedRead more…

Vegan Chai-Spiced Banana Popsicles

This was a banner week for finding the cheap marked down bananas. I shop at a few different stores and managed to score 4 large bunches for 1/2 price. I prepared 2 bunches for the freezer for smoothies. The otherRead more…

Kitchen Basics: Building a Vegan Pantry with Grains

Grains are another foundation of any vegan pantry. Today we won’t talk about flours, since that deserves a post of its own. This is the second installment of my building a vegan pantry series. Make sure to take a lookRead more…

Easy Avocado Lemon Basil Pesto from The Easy Vegan Cookbook

Photo by Ann Oliverio The Easy Vegan Cookbook is coming out September 1 and I could not be more excited! It’s full of plant-strong, vegan recipes. They are quick and easy enough for weeknight dinners and are still good enoughRead more…

Roasted Beet Burgers from Eat Like You Give a Damn

I’m often just sent vegan cookbooks to review. But when I heard about Eat Like You Give a Damn, I got in touch with the publisher right away. I had to have a copy and mine was provided for freeRead more…

Kitchen Basics: Building a Vegan Pantry with Pasta

I hope my new Building a Vegan Pantry series will make it easy for you to start stocking up your own pantry. Having the right things on hand always makes it easier to make a spur of the moment meal.Read more…