Here you will find recipes and thoughts about cooking.

Vegan Pesto

This is an easy recipe that I use for pesto. I used to think that the cheese in pesto is what makes it so good. Now I know that the taste I like is the pine nut and basil combination. So if you aren’t vegan but want to try it this way, don’t worry, this […]

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Follow Your Heart VeganEgg Review

At Long Last I finally tried Follow your Heart’s VeganEgg after seeing it on Instagram loads of times. For the longest time, I couldn’t find it in the store. Somehow, I thought that I’d find it by the tofu and dairy free cheeses in the grocery store. So, looked and looked for weeks. It was […]

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Demystifying Shirataki Noodles

Creepy White Noodle Thingies Shirataki noodles are made from yams. The shirataki yam has a firm, yet gelatinous texture- which is something that most American palates are not used to. For readers who have eaten tripe, it’s like that, but softer. I realize that is not a ringing endorsement for most of you. In Japan, […]

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My Vegan Strategy: Part 1

Everybody’s Got an Opinion I never knew that when I became vegan that almost everyone would have an opinion about it. Who knew that people would get angry with me or even aggressive- just because I chose not to eat meat and dairy? If you are new to veganism, get ready to answer a lot of questions. Get […]

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Moms Chick’n Salad

Craving Nostalgia I made this on a Sunday because I was craving my mom’s chicken salad from childhood. This version is 100% vegan but it tastes pretty much the same. Mom’s Chick’n Salad honors this classic American dish but leaves out the cruelty. I would say it’s healthier but it’s probably not. In all honesty, […]

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