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Vegan Pancakes

 We have been in the process of remodeling our kitchen for the past month or so. While it is not completely done, it is fully functional which is allowing me to get back to cooking and baking! I've missed it. This morning I decided to try a new recipe for vegan...

Happy Vegan Pizza Day

Happy Vegan Pizza Day

So apparently there is a new holiday. It's Vegan Pizza Day and it takes place today, January 29th. It has been a while since I have made pizza and I have a new mixer I wanted to try out, so it seemed a perfect day to celebrate. Having Daiya on hand to be the cheese...

Frijoles de la Olla

Frijoles de la Olla

2 cups dry pinto beans 2 quarts water 1 yellow onion 1 pasilla chile 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon garlic minced 2 teaspoons Better Than Boullion Vegan No Beef Base 1 teaspoon ground pepper salt Day Before Measure out 2 cups of dry pinto beans. Sort the beans and pick out...

Banana Nut Muffins

Banana Nut Muffins

Although I haven't committed to a completely vegan diet, I have found myself continuing down this path to a more compassionate way of eating. This journey began almost 19 years ago when I gradually stopped eating meat and became a vegetarian. During that time, I...

Chick’n Noodle Soup

Chick’n Noodle Soup

One thing I have missed since becoming a vegetarian more than 18 years ago is a good bowl of chicken noodle soup. I've made a version with vegetable broth and tofu, and while it was good, it was not quite the same thing. Recently I discovered two new chicken...

Vegan Broccoli Cream Soup

Vegan Broccoli Cream Soup

Unlike President George H.W. Bush, we love broccoli. During an unusually cold Southern California winter, I decided to try making a vegan broccoli soup. I turned out nicely and is a healthy contrast to the usual decadence of the holidays.

Vegan Cranberry Orange Bread

Vegan Cranberry Orange Bread

This recipe for Orange Cranberry bread is my first experiment with modifying a recipe to make it vegan. I think it turned out even better than the dairy and egg version. The chocolate was an addition suggested by my dear husband. It was an inspired idea that works well off the orange and cranberry.