“Tastes Like Chicken!”

Vegan cooks spend a lot of time recreating the taste and texture of foods they no longer eat. This can be both wonderfully creative and supremely frustrating. Sometimes the fakery is completely convincing, sometimes it’s better to simply embrace an honest replacement. Enter the eggplant burger: Wash, partially peel (if you want) and slice the…

Healthy, yummy Sweet Potatoes

This super-simple recipe gets rave reviews every time I make it.. which is almost once a week!! 😮 It’s a “free form” recipe.. so like spaghetti sauce, you make it your own the more often you prepare it. Ingredients: Scrubbed, sweet potatoes orange juice corn starch honey rosemary, salt and McCormick, ground, chipotle chili pepper. Directions: Preheat…

“I don’t miss the meat” stir-fry

I can always gauge how satisfying dinner was by how soon afterwards my husband dives into the freezer searching for some long lost ice-cream sandwich. This stir fry was surprisingly delicious and there were no comments about missing meat or mad hunts for dessert after we were done.  I like to slice my veggies into…