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 […]
This I Can’t Believe It’s Low Oil Hummus recipe uses both Chickpeas/Garbanzo beans and Cannellini beans. The Cannellini beans add a buttery flavor. The aquafaba (bean water) from either can of beans is used to replace the olive oil used in traditional hummus recipes. You won’t miss the oil, this […]
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: […]
If you crave buttery, rich, sour cream flavor-packed potatoes, you’re gonna love these Lux Vegan Yogurt Twice-Baked Potatoes. These are a tad healthy, but they taste sinful. Mixing vegan yogurt with apple cider vinegar creates the tangy, rich flavors and creaminess of sour cream. It’s magic. These Lux Vegan Yogurt Twice-Baked […]
These Addictive Coconut Bacon Flakes are crispy, slightly smokey and very bacony. We couldn’t stop snagging bacon flakes off of the pan. Bacon overkill It took me years to start experimenting with vegan coconut bacon. I’d been over-exposed to the idea of bacon everything, i.e. bacon cotton candy, bacon toothpaste, […]
It was bananas… and now it’s bread! This Decadent High-Altitude Vegan Banana Bread has been referred to as “something special”. It’s Hollaback Girl good, it’s B-A-N-A-N-A-S! Isn’t Gwen Stefani fabulous!? This Decadent High-Altitude Vegan Banana Bread is Stealth Vegan This is a vegan-ized classic and no one would be able […]
Homemade Garlic Nooch Croutons are made with minimal ingredients and they are super easy to make. Once you start crunching on these crispy croutons it’s hard to stop, especially when you’ve just pulled them out of the oven. Oh, and going after the golden, salty, nooch-y, garlicky crumbs on the baking sheet is an experience not to be missed.
This Vegan Noodle House Ramen soup with Tofu has been made more than once a week recently. It’s the perfect cozy, decadent bowl of noodles, with rich broth, pan-seared tofu, and warmth.
I’m feeling Die Hard this year and this Yippee-Ki-Yay Holiday Vegan Cheese Ball lives up to its movie reference. Many would argue that Die Hard is the best Christmas movie of all time. Sometimes, I agree. Other times, I think it’s Christmas Vacation – it depends on my mood. This […]
While working at a family-owned Spanish Tapas Restaurant, I was introduced to Patas Bravas with Romesco Sauce. The husband-and-wife owners met studying culinary arts in San Sebastian. The food was magical and the staff was great. There were a lot of jokes made by the clientele about Tapas Bar sounding […]