A Very Merry Vegan Christmas

A Very Merry Vegan Christmas

How did a whole year go by without me noticing? Well, I did notice, I just couldn’t seem to make it less busy, even though I think how I spend my time should be a little bit more under my control. A lot of it I bring on myself with grandiose plans that don’t match up with the time available to me. Not recommending this way of functioning – definitely going to think about planning a bit better in the …

Southwest Tofu Scramble – adapted from Minimalist Baker

Southwest Tofu Scramble – adapted from Minimalist Baker

Tofu scramble hot, tofu scramble cold,
Tofu scramble in the pot, nine days old;
Some like it hot, some like it cold,
Some like it in the pot, nine days old.

 

Since I seem to love adapting recipes from the collections of admired chefs and bakers, both vegan and non vegan, it is fitting that I adapt an old nursery rhyme about porridge made from peas: a much beloved rhyme that my mother recited to me and I, in turn, recited …

Mac and Cheese (Adapted from Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s Mac Daddy)

Mac and Cheese (Adapted from Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s Mac Daddy)

It is said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and this would be the case for the work and recipes of well know vegan author, animal rights advocate, chef and restaurateur, Isa Chandra Moskowitz. I have and love her cookbook Veganomicon and  make prodigious use of it in my daily cooking and baking. It was published some ten years ago; a ten year anniversary edition is available now. Isa is a prolific  author with some …

Plant Powered Leftover Makeovers for Busy Folk – Mexican Rice

Plant Powered Leftover Makeovers for Busy Folk  –  Mexican Rice

Jazzing up Leftovers, the plant powered way…

I thought I was super busy when I was raising my children back in the day. And I was. For much of it, I had what I considered to be the luxury of staying home, although I did work as both a teacher and caterer as well as in retail for a good portion of that time. I have always had an interest in cooking and baking, so testing out new recipes and providing …

This Vegan’s Plant Powered Christmas Party is Over

This Vegan’s Plant Powered Christmas Party is Over

It was a lot of work and a lot of fun. It is, as a vegan and a fair to middling cook and baker, my absolute pleasure to showcase delicious plant powered food for friends and family.

I want to wish everyone a wonderful holiday season however and with whomever you celebrate. I will be spending time with my treasured family, as well as reflecting on what my vegan and AR advocacy will look like in the coming year.

My website, which …

Baked Applesauce Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Baked Applesauce Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Let me get the ball rolling by saying that if you are looking for a muffin recipe, this is not it. Baked oatmeal is a horse of a different color. In reality, it is more like a bowl of your favorite porridge in a snack like format.

This Baked Oatmeal is not really sweet.

It is chewy and dense.

There is no flour, so is 100% whole grain, which is something many of us are looking for in our daily diets.

But hey, if …