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Low Sodium Vegan Spicy Mayo

Low Sodium Vegan Spicy Mayo

This Low Sodium Vegan Spicy Mayo packs loads of flavor while keeping the sodium lower than Lux Oil-free Vegan Sriracha Mayo. If you use my Oil-Free Vegan Mayo as the base, it’s also oil-free. Enjoy Low Sodium Vegan Spicy Mayo with vegan sushi vegan sushi bowls wraps salads veggie dip […]

Banh Mi Quick Pickled Veggies

Banh Mi Quick Pickled Veggies are a deliciously tart addition to bowls, wraps, tacos, sammies, and salads. This mixture is inspired by a vegan banh mi I devoured recently. Did you know that banh mi literally translates to bread? Acid can mimic salt Adding an acidic component (like these quick […]

Easy Vegan Dinner/Breakfast Sandwich

Easy Vegan Dinner/Breakfast Sandwich

Enjoy this Easy Vegan Dinner/Breakfast Sandwich whenever you want. Mostly, I eat whole foods instead of processed foods. Every once in a while I eat comfort food, as long as it’s vegan. This might remind you of McDonald’s breakfast sammies, but tastier, and vegan. What’s a Dinner/Breakfast Sandwich? A Dinner/Breakfast […]

Easy Vegan Balsamic Vinaigrette

Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

This Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing is fabulous when you decide you want salad and you need a tasty dressing. Most vinaigrette dressings can be made vegan or are vegan to begin with. This stuff is great on salads & bowls. Balsamic Vinegar Finding really good, but not crazy-expensive balsamic vinegar […]

High-Altitude Vegan Snickerdoodles

High-Altitude Vegan Snickerdoodles

High-Altitude Vegan Snickerdoodles taste just like the Snickerdoodles I remember tearing into when I was a kid. I love these cookies—especially this time of year. These cookies are a delicious paradox of crispy & chewy. Cream of Tartar is Vegan It comes from grapes, it’s a byproduct of winemaking. I’m […]

Simple Golden Dal Soup

Simple Golden Dal Soup

This Simple Golden Dal Soup is soul-warming and super easy to make. This soup uses some whole spices, but there is no spice grinding involved. It comes together in one pot in about 30 minutes. The prep is minimal and can be made even easier if you mince your garlic […]

Vegan Creamy Cauliflower Casserole

Creamy Vegan Cauliflower Casserole

This Creamy Vegan Cauliflower Casserole is classic comfort food. This recipe is easy and can be made ahead and baked before eating, just wait to make the Ritz crust topping until you are baking the casserole. Ritz Crackers Are Vegan! Even though Ritz crackers have a buttery taste, they do […]

Oven Cooked Wild Rice (High-Altitude)

Oven Cooked Wild Rice (High-Altitude)

This Oven Cooked Wild Rice (High-Altitude) post is dedicated to everyone who finds cooking rice stressful. I’ve cooked rice that’s been soupy and hard in the middle all at once, too dry, and porridge consistency mushy. I’m now confident about how great my wild rice is going to turn out […]

Make Your Own Gluten-Free Flour Blend

Make Your Own Gluten-Free Flour Blend

This Make Your Own Gluten-Free Flour Blend is an easy-to-make staple to have around for baked goods. This works well in place of AP flour & whole wheat flour. I’ve also used this blend in my Amazing No-Chicken Vegan Gravy with great success. If you want to mess with people […]

Easy 3-ingredient Vegan Yogurt Snack

Easy 3-ingredient Vegan Yogurt Snack

This Easy 3-ingredient Vegan Strawberry Yogurt Snack reminds me of a custard version of strawberry cheesecake milkshake I used to eat a long time ago before I went vegan. It also brings back the nostalgic feelings of fruit-on-the-bottom yogurt. You can tell a lot about a person by how they […]