Curried Lentil Soup

Curried Lentil Soup - delicious & ready in about 25 minutes!

Whenever David and I are going out of town, I spend the week leading up to the trip trying to eat down the food we have in the refrigerator. It becomes some kind of Chopped-style competition in my own kitchen. “Now, what can I do with half of a pineapple, collard greens, and cilantro?” Obviously it doesn’t matter for foods that keep for a ...

Keeping a Vegan Home

Keeping a vegan home: setting boundaries & loving your space

When David and I moved away from the expense of a big city, one of the things we were most looking forward to was living in a house. In our adult lives up until that point, we’d shared walls, floors, and/or ceilings with strangers. From dorm rooms, to apartments, to townhomes, we were always aware of the people sharing the roof above us. If ...

Vegan Reuben Round-up

Reuben at FUD in Kansas City, Missouri

If there’s a vegan reuben on a menu, I have no choice but to order it. While I have sampled reubens from many stops ...

The Best Creamy Cashew Dressing + 5 Keys to a Craveable Salad

The best creamy cashew dressing + 5 Keys to a Craveable Salad

Outside of work and travel emergencies where there are no other options, David and I rarely order salads in non-vegan ...

Grilled Mushroom & Asparagus Fajitas

Grilled Mushroom and Asparagus Fajitas

There’s something about grilling that’s kind of sexy. Maybe it’s the fire aspect that gives it an element of danger. Or ...

5 Essential Kitchen Tools + 1 that’s just nice to have

5 Kitchen Tool Essentials + 1 That's Just Fun to Have!

A long while back, I wrote a post about my 25 kitchen essentials - covering all of the fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, ...

Blueberry Banana Smoothie + New Blog Design

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

It’s here! It’s here! I am so excited to reveal my new blog design. I’ve wanted an updated look for years now. However, ...

The Highs and Lows of our LA Trip

French onion soup from Sun Cafe in Studio City, California

Our day in the Gardein kitchen was obviously the standout day of our Los Angeles visit. It was magical, and one that I ...