If you haven't been able to tell yet, I'm trying to load you guys up with some awesome vegan options for Thanksgiving, Christmas and beyond. I know it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to adapting family recipes to suit everyone's dietary needs, so let us help!
This year I'm sharing lots of savory options, not just the sweet stuff! (Even though you guys know I love a good ... Read More →
I once ran a half marathon then promptly headed to the Cheesecake Factory to order a fat slice of white chocolate macadamia cheesecake. It was apparently so worth it I did the exact same thing the following year.
Though I haven't run a race since then, I still crave cheesecake immensely. So rich, sweet and like custard and cake in one. What's not to love? But my dairy days are long behind me so ... Read More →
There is something very wintry, very comforting about Shepherd's Pie.
Hearty vegetables in a brothy sauce topped with fluffy mashed potatoes, all baked to bubbly perfectly. It's kind of what Thanksgiving dreams are made of, at least in my world. ... Read More →
For some reason, eggplant used to intimidate me. Its floppy texture, neutral taste, and seemingly over-involved cooking methods made me think it would be something I'd never master.
I was wrong. ... Read More →
I remember the first time I ever tried Mediterranean food. I was in college working at a breakfast restaurant and my coworker kept telling me about her favorite local restaurant that served a killer vegetarian appetizer platter.
Up until that point, I had literally never heard of falafel or pita and had yet to jump on the hummus bandwagon. It was all a mystery to me.
But that all changed one ... Read More →
I've been known to repurpose ice creams many different ways: Ice cream sandwiches, floats, dessert nachos and cakes. So how could I possibly pass up the opportunity to make a milkshake? That's what I thought! ... Read More →
You guys know I have a thing for date caramel. It makes wonderful things like truffles and No Bake PB&J Pies, and No Churn Chocolate Ice Cream. Clearly, there is nothing it cannot do.
Exhibit D: Pumpkin Caramels! ... Read More →
Welp, fall has officially arrived. My morning runs now require gloves, a fleece and ear warmers, although my fellow runners are still donning shorts and t-shirts like true Olympic athletes. At least I'm cozy and warm. (Where's the blanket emoticon when I need it?) ... Read More →