Chinese ginger date stir-fry

Chinese ginger date stir-fry

I love Chinese take-out for many reasons. Chinese dishes are full of vegetables and cooked tofu. The Chinese stir-fry sauces are full of flavor. In addition, I love going out to eat with a group, so I can try all of the different vegetable and 

Vegan Butternut squash chili

Vegan Butternut squash chili

  Ingredients: 1.5 cups dried black beans 1.25 cups dried kidney beans 1 medium butternut squash 1 tsp better than bouillon vegetable base (optional) 3-4 small sweet green peppers 1 red bell pepper 3-4 jalepeno peppers (seeds removed) 1.5 cups chopped tomatoes 2 ears of 

Vegan Blackberry Pizza with Cashew Cheese

Vegan Blackberry Pizza with Cashew Cheese

Add some variety to your pizza nights with this blackberry sauce pizza. The blackberry sauce has a beautiful purple hue and is sure to impress guests at a dinner party! This sauce only uses whole food ingredients and tastes delicious. The dough and cashew cheese 

Barbecue Seitan Kabobs

Barbecue Seitan Kabobs

This seitan is meaty, full of flavor, and does’t have a rubbery texture like many seitan recipes. Rip it up, add veggies, and it becomes perfect for grilling on skewers. I used a store bought barbecue sauce. You can use any barbecue sauce that you 

Perfect Instant Pot Black Beans

Perfect Instant Pot Black Beans

These black beans are full of flavor, are cooked perfectly (not too mushy or too hard), and are so easy to make in the Instant Pot. Double this batch to help with your week’s meal prep. I use Better than Bouillon vegetable base instead of 

Vegan nacho cheese sauce

Vegan nacho cheese sauce

I have seen so many vegan nacho cheese sauces that use cashews. I love cashew cheese, but I wanted to make a cheese sauce without using cashews to make it a bit more budget friendly and allergy friendly. This vegan nacho cheese sauce is free 

Tofu Sushi with Sriracha Mayo

Tofu Sushi with Sriracha Mayo

A few years ago I started a sushi making craze. I made my own rolls for friends and family using white rice in plastic, plastic-wrapped nori, vegetables, a plastic tube of sriracha mayo, and fish. Now none of this will do for the plastic-conscious vegan 

Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Pasta

Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Pasta

I am so excited, because my favorite bulk grocery store in Santa Cruz just added a variety of pasta in bulk. I haven’t made pasta in so long, because it either comes in plastic or cardboard with a plastic window. It is getting into fall