Avocado Toast Houses

Avocado Toast House | Seitan Beats Your Meat

Upon learning that avocado toast is the primary reason millennials are not homeowners, I knew some self reflection was in order. I, a person who was born smack in the middle of the birth year range that classifies millennials, am an avid consumer of avocado slices on toasted bread. I also rent my apartment without […]

Tiramisu with Homemade Ladyfingers and Cashew Mascarpone

Vegan Tiramisu Recipe with Homemade Ladyfingers and Mascarpone The magic of aquafaba is at it again! This vegan tiramisu recipe is made with homemade ladyfingers made with aquafaba instead of egg whites, cultured cashew mascarpone, and coconut cream. Save for the non-dairy yogurt used to culture the mascarpone, every ingredient in this dessert is made from […]

Homemade Giardiniera Recipe

Homemade Giardiniera I love olives, pickles, and all sorts of pickled and brined vegetables in between. Giardiniera is no exception, especially living in Chicago where this condiment is on grocery store shelves and restaurant menus everywhere. However, I never tried making homemade giardiniera until recently, even though is wicked simple once you have all of your […]

Potato Pancakes with Wild Blueberry Apple Chutney

Vegan Potato Pancakes with Wild Blueberry Apple Chutney I’m teaming up with Honest Cooking to create a brunch using simple, wholesome ingredients, including Bonne Maman preserves, for Mother’s Day. These vegan potato pancakes with apple blueberry chutney, and tofu scramble are accompanied with homemade bread and bottomless French press coffee. It’s a spread worthy of breakfast […]

Peanut Butter Eggs

Vegan Candyland Peanut Butter Eggs Maybe you’re missing Easter candy as a vegan, and didn’t get an order in to Lagusta’s Luscious, Sjaak’s, or Sweet & Sara in time (there are lots of seriously great gourmet chocolate options, so there’s no excuse for abstaining, or longing after non-vegan candy!) Or maybe you just enjoy egg-shaped […]

Chocolate Peppermint Cream Bars

Chocolate Peppermint Cream Bars Today’s recipe is an oldie but a goodie from The Vegan Cookie Connoisseur, Chocolate Peppermint Cream Bars. The bars have three layers: a bottom layer of dense, fudgy chocolate peppermint brownie filled with a middle layer of peppermint frosting, then a layer of chocolate. Rather, four layers if you count the optional […]