There are so many recipes out there for plant-based bacon alternatives, and I’ve tried just about all of them. The one consistent problem I’ve found is the hardest to achieve: texture. Coconut and rice paper bacon are too dry and brittle. Prepackaged faux bacons are too soggy and mealy. But thanks to a spontaneous trip … More Vegan King Oyster Mushroom Bacon
As Memphis’ winter weather becomes increasingly unpredictable, I find it difficult to accept that the first day of Spring is less than two weeks away. My birthday is in the first week of March, and while I’m usually treated to the last round of snow that happens every year at that time, I spent this year … More Spicy Vegan Coconut Noodles
The best way to have something you shouldn’t is to make a ‘healthy’ version of it. While I won’t claim that these are truly 100% good for you, I will say these pancakes don’t make you feel miserable, they’re full of protein, and they’re totally delicious. Since this is a vegan recipe, you have a … More Vegan Protein Pancakes
A few weeks ago, at an early Christmas party, a vegetarian friend of mine mentioned that he had been wanting to make egg-free, dairy-free eggnog. During the holidays, I usually get the So Delicious Coconut Nog, but this made me curious about making my own. Turns out, it’s fairly simple to make and only takes … More Vegan Eggnog Recipe
I loooove baked sweets. Unfortunately, most cookies and such have a heaping amount of eggs and milk, and that just won’t do. So, when an odd baking mood hit me this weekend, I tinkered around with a butter cookie recipe, and made it totally cruelty-free. These are great as a stocking-stuffer or to set out … More Easy Vegan Shortbread Cookies
I’ve gushed about my love for plant-based sushi in the past. If you’re a sushi aficionado, you’re bound to appreciate the refreshing flavors of the many kinds of rolls and dishes you can make in your own kitchen. Local chef Marisa Baggett, known for her first cookbook Sushi Secrets: Easy Recipes for the Home Cook, recently published another sushi-centric … More Vegetarian Sushi Secrets Cookbook + Giveaway!