Mocha Ice Cream

If you’ve been following Seitan Beats Your Meat, or reading Cheers to Vegan Sweets, you might know that I’m a big fan of coconut-based ice cream. While coconut milk tends to impart its flavor when used in ice cream, it makes for one of the creamiest vegan ice cream bases, and it’s so simple to […]

Seitan Beats Your Meat Turns 2!

The very first post on Seitan Beats Your Meat was published two years ago today! Over the past two years, we’ve been through so much, including bacon-infused vodka, Mad Men Vegan MoFo, the discovery of vegan meringue, and so much cake. In honor of this special day, I thought I’d share my top five recipe […]

Thin Mint Ice Cream

Looking for something to do with your leftover* Girl Scout Cookies? The next best thing to eating the cookies in their purest form is making a new dessert featuring the cookies. This Thin Mint Chip Ice Cream, for example. *And I’m going to assume the only reason you’d have leftovers is because you bought four or […]

Cherry Canary Melon Sherbet

Cherry Melon Sherbet

In search of a summer treat, ice cream and other frozen desserts certainly come to mind. So far, Chicago’s summer has been a mix of thunderstorms, and sunny, beautiful weather, sometimes over the course of a day. A darker tableau bursting with brightly-colored fruit seemed a fitting photo. I set up these modern vanitas-inspired photos […]