Hearty Vegan Chickpea and Shiitake Mushroom Soup Recipe

Hearty Chickpea and Shiitake Mushroom Soup Recipe

I’ve mentioned before that I could eat soup any time of the year, and I truly appreciate the fact that soup always makes great leftovers. Less time stressing over what to bring to work for lunch = happy and pleasant me. However, when I made this Chickpea and Shiitake Mushroom Soup the other day, I almost had to hide the soup pot after Rob and I had a couple bowls: it was … Read the rest of the post

The Quirks of Whidbey Island: Our Weekend Adventures, Plus The Traffic Light Lentil Stew Recipe

Easy lentil dal recipe

I can’t believe it’s been almost a month since we moved to the Washington state! Almost every day we get a chance to see how different the Pacific Northwest is from our previous home in the Southeastern US (Alabama, to be exact), and to be honest, we love it so far! From the overall laid-back, almost hippie vibe of Whidbey Island, our current dwelling, to the breathtaking views that open up every … Read the rest of the post

Easy Recipe: Vegan Lentil Soup with Cauliflower and Rice

Hearty vegan lentil soup recipe with cauliflower and rice

Today i’d like to share my vegan lentil soup recipe that’s quickly become one of my family’s favorite soup recipes for the chilly times of the year. Not long ago Rob and I were returning home late at night after a day trip. This was just a few hours before the entire Gulf Coast area was hit with an ice storm, so the temperature outside was rapidly dropping. Rob said … Read the rest of the post

Vegan Stuffed Italian Rice Balls: How I Veganized My Husband’s Family Recipe for Thanksgiving

Vegan stuffed Italian rice balls recipe

Did everyone have fun this Thanksgiving? We sure did! This was our first Thanksgiving since going vegan. As if this wasn’t challenging enough, we also traveled to our friends’ house in Panama City Beach, Fla. What was the challenge, you might ask? Well, I had to make sure my husband and I had plenty of vegan food choices at the overall non-vegan Thanksgiving table our friends were planning to have. To make … Read the rest of the post

Meaty Vegan Black Bean & Tempeh Burger Recipe

Ahh, the charming simplicity of a burger! I can’t say that burgers were the one type of food that I’ve missed the most since going vegan. After all, vegan burger recipes are never in short supply on the internet. The variety is so large that you can pick from simple recipes to some rather complicated ones that’ll send you searching for exotic ingredients at your local ethnic markets. I’ve tried lots … Read the rest of the post