Five-Spiced Coffee Carrot Salad

I don't know about you, but before I was vegan I LOVED any meats that were "coffee crusted".  It adds such a unique depth of flavor that works well with so many things.  I feel like people are scared to coffee crust vegetables... but let me tell you, you won't be sorry you did.  Carrots [...]

Porcini Pate with Caramelized Orange

Now that the holidays are getting closer, I want to help y'all be set for success to wow all of your friends & family with amazing vegan food that they would never guess is vegan.  Pate is a recipe I get asked to make by a lot of you, pretty much all year... but this [...]

Ale Cornbread Biscuits

Now that fall / winter is here, I don't know about you... but I'm living my best life & eating all the soups / stews.  I love having some kind of bread with soup, for dipping mainly... but also because, bread is fucking amazing?  These Ale Cornbread Biscuits combine a few of my favorite breads [...]

Bourbon Caramelized Plum French Toast

Happy Halloween y'all! I know that this might not be the 'spookiest' halloween recipe, but it sure as heck is something I'd want to eat on Halloween!  I know plums might not be the typical French toast topping, but they're really amazing when combined with a dreamy bourbon-cinnamon-orange caramel sauce.  Plus this recipe gets even [...]

Rosemary Maple Broiled Grapefruit

I'm usually the type of person who likes big hearty breakfasts consisting of full platters with tofu scramble, toast, sausage, pancakes, etc.- so getting me to indulge in a 'healthy' breakfast isn't always appealing to me.  One of the only things that gets me are these broiled grapefruits with rosemary maple glaze & a side [...]

White Chocolate Pistachio Granola Bars

So I'm going to be honest with you guys...  I've never made granola bars before.  Ever.  It seems like something that people make all the time, but I don't eat them very often so never thought about making my own.  My boyfriend on the other hand... he eats them on a daily basis.  I was [...]

Garbage Plate

Right out of high school, I lived in Rochester, New York for about 2 years.  If any of you are from Upstate New York, you've probably heard of the infamous Garbage Plate.  The perfect late night drunk / early morning hungover meal consisting of macaroni salad, home fries, chili meat sauce, either 2 cheeseburger patties, [...]

Vegan Cheese Board

With Super Bowl Sunday approaching, I wanted to create a recipe for you guys that's something you can easily serve to a party full of guests, but still is fancy and decadent at the same time.  I know at Super Bowl parties you usually find things like dips, sliders, and finger foods... but how awesome [...]

Crispy Tofu Tacos with Cilantro Avocado Pesto & Chipotle Mango Salsa

Now that it's the new year, I know a bunch of you are looking for super healthy recipes that pack a big punch of flavor.  Tacos are a go to for me, because you can make them healthy very easily, and you can put just about anything you have lying around in them.  I wanted [...]

French Onion Burger

Have you ever had a craving for French onion soup & a burger at the same time?  I have, and well, that's how this recipe came about.  I've always loved French onion soup, I mean, who doesn't, but I never have found it to be filling enough for a whole meal.  Combining these flavors into [...]