“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…

“Revolutionary” Brownies

Going vegan is nothing short of a personal, dietary revolution. I’d sugarcoat that truth for ya, but in our home we need to monitor our glucose as well as cholesterol..so yeah, NO colorful sprinkles on this chunk of tofu 4 u – sorry!! Avoiding meat and refined sugar is like avoiding flying AND driving..you can…

Barbecued Cauliflower – So Easy, So healthy & SO GOOOD!!

After all that talk about cake and yummy internet food yesterday we had a surprisingly satisfying and healthy vegetarian dinner. Hands down, the star of the show was the barbecued cauliflower. It doesn’t get simpler than this: Rinse and slice cauliflower into large pieces. Drizzle with avocado oil, season with salt, pepper and garlic powder….

My first foray into the world of Tempeh

Wellll…. Surprisingly, my husband liked it. As for me… the flavors were fine, (after all I’d marinated the stuff for hours) but the texture was a bit strange. I actually think if I break it up into smaller pieces next time it will blend much better with whatever else accompanies it. “Tempeh is a fermented soy…

Good Sport

My husband is being a real team player.  Ever since watching the movie GAME CHANGERS, we have been tweaking our diet. Granted, it hasn’t been a week yet.. 😬 and we still have lots of room for improvement. But he’s not fussing or whining, or running to Walgreens at 10pm to secure beef jerky and…