Category Archive: Vegan

Cucumber Avocado Banana Smoothie with Kumquats and Ginger

My lovely neighbors gave me some kumquats yesterday with which I have limited experience, but now certainly hope to have more!! And I was looking up cucumber banana smoothie recipes (since that’s pretty… Continue reading

Spicy Tofu Salad Rolls with Cashew Butter Dipping Sauce

This creation is super loosely based off of this one from Foodess (not even sure I read more than the ingredient list, and definitely didn’t follow that) but salad rolls are easy and… Continue reading

“Green” Bean and Tomato Salad

First, a note: if you start with beautiful three-colored beans, do not do anything that involves blanching them (like this recipe from Ligonier Country Market) because the purple beans will lose their color!… Continue reading

Pumpkin Seed Coconut ‘Granola’

‘Granola’ in quotes because there’s no grains, which is where I would assume the ‘gran’ part is from. Anyway… I was inspired by this delicious granola-fruit-honey-yogurt-spices concoction I got for brunch over the… Continue reading

Halvah Bars

These bars really just taste like halvah, except that the texture is different, and they’re not as crazy sweet, so basically you can eat them for breakfast – or whenever – and not… Continue reading

Spicy Ginger Garlic Cold-Killer Soup

Well, I’ve been struck with it again – a winter cold, or maybe the flu, not sure, but definitely sure about the winter part. But this soup helped! I was looking for some… Continue reading

Slow-cooker Root Vegetable Stew

For this one I sort of followed this recipe from LOTFOTL, in that I sautéed the onions with the spices before I put everything in the crock pot, mainly followed their spice suggestions,… Continue reading

Chopped Brussels Sprout Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

A friend of mine made this delicious brussels sprout salad which gave me the idea. Then I found this recipe from Epicurious for one that also included kale, but I decided to ignore… Continue reading

Apple Coconut Dream

It may not look like much, and it may not sound like much, but oh man – it’s delicious! Mix together: – Applesauce (homemade or otherwise) – Coconut cream – the thick part… Continue reading

Massaged Kale Salad with Apples, Avocado, and Sunflower Seeds

Again, you probably know all you need to know from the title, but this was delicious and I highly recommend the combination. My cousin Wendie makes an incredible massaged kale salad. I couldn’t… Continue reading