Cookbook Review: Isa Does It + Jerk Sloppy Joes with Coconut Creamed Spinach

Jerk Sloppy Joes with Coconut Creamed Spinach

Well, I have to say, Isa Chandra has done it again! All hail the queen of vegan comfort food. She’s been around a for a while. A regular OG in the vegan world, making cooking videos in her tiny NY apartment before any of new what vegan was. Her vegan cooking bible, Veganomicon was one Continue Reading …

Roasted Garlic, Butternut Squash & Chickpea Spread

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I love squash in the winter and am always trying to find new ways to use it in recipes, aside from the obvious blended soup option (delicious, don’t get me wrong). This time I thought I’d mix it up with a cheesy-like spread, combined with chickpeas for that added protein, and it was fan-fricken-tastic! I Continue Reading …

Sam Shorkey’s Super Simple Slow Cooker Beans

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I love my good ol’, trusty crock pot.  Well, I should add that I certainly don’t enjoy how it makes my entire apartment reek like onions for DAYS– but using a slow cooker is oh-so convenient AND so damned easy!  So alas, I endure the strong smell of stew that lingers on my clothes and Continue Reading …

Why We Love Fall

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This time of year we open our homes to friends and family and gather for many, many meals to fuel us through the colder months. Here are a few things about the Fall Season that we just love (well, some of us) and why this time of year is so inspiring for food.

The Vegan Experiment: Getting Jacked and Spiritual on my Vegan Quest

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Greetings from Cousin Paula! I’m continuing to provide a testimonial for the ebooks written by the lovely ladies of The Vegan Project. Above: Curried Tofu Salad from Vegan Cooking at Home.

Raw Ratatouille with yellow tomato puree

I was so pleasantly surprised on how fresh and flavourful this Raw Ratatouille turned out! Between my Sole Food Farm share and the community garden plot, and with Jay out of town, I had more tomatoes than I knew what to do with. I froze a bunch to make sauce later this year, and still had Continue Reading …

The Vegan Experiment: Cousin Paula Enters Veganland

Join Cousin Paula as she experiments with a plant-based diet using the meal plans from our new recipe ebooks as a guide!

Peach-Infused Quinoa Salad

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Zoe got creative in the kitchen last night! The result: A beautiful Peach- Infused Quinoa Salad with cashews, endive and avocado!

Mung Bean Hummus with Sprouted Wholegrain Tortilla Chips

  On a recent trip to Whole Foods, I decided to try to a new legume, one I had never purchased before. Behold the mug bean! Tiny little green ovals not unlike a tic-tac. I did some poking around on the web and found out that mung beans were considered healing in some cultures, and Continue Reading …

Dreena Burton’s Jerk Chickpeas + Cookbook Giveaway!

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Dreena Burton, author of ‘Let them eat vegan!’, which included this exciting recipe for Jerk Chickpeas, was kind enough to send us a copy of her book to delve into. Since we already had a copy ourselves, we want to pass a copy onto one of you!