Vegan Chicken and Dumpling Soup

Hearty and stupidly easy to make, this chicken and dumpling soup is best after long, cold days when there are lots of hungry mouths to feed. I love dill. Some find it overpowering, but I could sneak it into everything. It brightens salads, rounds out dressings, and pops in dumplings. I love making biscuits or […]

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Vegan Bleu Cheese Dip

Vegan bleu cheese dip—perfect with vegan Buffalo wings! This is an update to my previously posted vegan bleu cheese dip. Over the years, I’ve moved away from using vegan cream cheese and vegan sour cream, finding that I’m…

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Black Bean Salad, with Chipotle Cream Sauce

This black bean salad packs a lovely one-two punch of creaminess and smokiness with its dressing. The slight Mexican flair is perfect for lazy summer evenings when there’s too much outdoors to be spending an evening slaving over the stove. Here in New England, it’s almost the time of year where turning on an oven […]

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Vegan Farfalle with Carbonara, Spring Peas, and Mint

This dish is a breeze to throw together, and it will help to bring everyone around the table. The flavour is delicate, yet well rounded, and each bite is a pleasure. Jamie Oliver is one of my favourite chefs. His dishes are simple, fresh, and flavourful. I might have to use a little creativity at […]

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Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup

Speaking as someone who doesn’t really prefer mushrooms, this soup is a perfect mix of earthiness and creaminess. It makes for a pretty presentation and a perfect accompaniment to any Thanksgiving or other vegan holiday meal. But don’t you dare even think about subbing the leeks with yellow onions! This past Saturday, I made vegetable […]

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Vegan Gluten-Free Homemade Pasta, in Creamy Artichoke Tagliatelle

For July’s installment of the Gluten-Free Ratio Rally, we were challenged to make fresh pasta. Ingredients? Flour and eggs. All that I had to do was figure out how to replace the flour and the eggs… Easy, right? I ended up making long, flat noodles (tagliatelle) in a creamy artichoke sauce. This is a luxurious […]

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Vegan Béchamel Sauce

Consider this white sauce one of the mother sauces of lazy-but-elegant vegan cuisine. Béchamel sauce is also known as white sauce, and is one of the mother sauces of French cuisine. Vegan Béchamel could also be called vegan white sauce—for all I know—and…

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Vegan Lentil-Cashew Stuffing

Instead of relying on breadcrumbs, this recipe uses rice and lentils. Like most things for Thanksgiving, this can be made a few days ahead and will get even tastier in the fridge. I got the idea for the stuffing from a co-worker who asked what to do with cashew butter and from this recipe by […]

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