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Oven-Baked Sriracha Tofu on a bed of Thai Basil

Oven-Baked Sriracha Tofu

A 3-ingredient sauce and some super-firm or extra-firm tofu create this simple, yet transcendent Oven-Baked Sriracha Tofu. This tofu is satisfying, spicy, and flavorful. We love it: In spring rolls served with peanut sauce On salads or in power bowls As spicy tofu fries or when you just want a […]

Vegan Alfredo on rotini green pasta wit red peppers and garlic shake on a white plate

Vegan Garlic Alfredo Sauce

This low-ingredient Vegan Garlic Alfredo Sauce is creamy, rich, and game-changing. The best part is that you don’t get that weighed-down feeling you might remember from a traditional dairy-based Alfredo. I can’t help myself. Every time I think about Alfredo, I think about The Olive Garden. Then I think about The Olive Garden commercial sketch from Mad TV […]

Oil-free Crab-less vegan salad with heart of palm served with Ritz Crackers inside an avocado "The Bell Jar"

Oil-Free Flaked Crab-less Vegan Salad

Oil-Free Flaked Crab-less Vegan Salad uses chickpeas, hearts of palm, and vegan oil-free mayo to create a crave-worthy base for lots of different go-to meals. Some great toppers for this recipe include: To recap, my favorite uses for Oil-Free Flaked Crab-less Vegan Salad: Mayonnaise This recipe uses Oil-free Mayo, this […]

Oil-free sliken tofu cashew mayo mayonnaise in a small jar on a table by Plant Test Kitchen

Oil-Free Vegan Mayo

This Oil-Free Vegan Mayo is easy to make, guilt-free and perfect in so many things. It definitely checks the mayo and Miracle Whip boxes for me. Store-bought vegan mayos taste a lot like mayo, but they are usually made of mostly oil. Here’s a great way to lose the oil […]

Vegan Broccoli Cheese soup in a white cup with toast

Cheesy Vegan Broccoli Soup

This Cheesy Vegan Broccoli Soup tastes very rich and sinful, but it’s actually a healthy soup. Don’t let the word healthy scare you off. It’s stealthy-healthy. The magic is in the chickpeas blended into the soup base. This soup is so yummy and so great to come home to on […]

Portobello mushrooms with pesto and roasted red peppers

Easy Oven-Roasted Marinated Savory Portobello Mushrooms

These Easy Oven-Roasted Marinated Savory Portobello Mushrooms marinate while the oven is heating. They are sure to wow people who are into earthy, meaty and hearty mushrooms. I wanted to call them Magic Mushrooms, but that’s more of a 1967 Haight-Ashbury kind of thing. Are You Fungi Friendly? My two-person […]

Zesty Avocado Pistachio Pesto

Zesty Avocado Pistachio Pesto

Zesty Avocado Pistachio Pesto is not the first recipe I’ve used pistachios and avocado in. Friends, it won’t be my last. I’ve also got a recipe for Herbed Avocado Aioli because pistachios and avocados do great things together. Have It Your Way This recipe is a good base or guide […]

Mom's Spaghetti Sauce Red Gravy Vegan

Mom’s Spaghetti Sauce (Red Gravy)

Every time I make Mom’s Spaghetti Sauce a.k.a. Red Gravy, I’m reminded of two things simultaneously. Those two things don’t actually have anything to do with each other. My mom making this sauce, smelling the house up good, which inspired this vegan-ized version. The Godfather Trilogy. Part II is my […]

a jar homemade tahini on a glass table with a spoon

How to make your own Tahini

This is a basics post on How to make your own Tahini. It’s super easy. I like that I can control the amount of oil that ends up in my tahini this way. Store-bought tahini can vary in creaminess, largely due to its varied oil content. Tahini is useful in: […]