Lunch

Vegan Red Pepper Macaroni and Cheese

Over the years, I’ve more or less stuck to the same vegan macaroni and cheese recipe.   It is so delicious that even in times when my family has gone back to “just vegetarian,” we always make our mac and cheese vegan.  It doesn’t really taste like cheese, but it has that savory, creamy, totally…

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When There’s no Food in the House…Make Tortillas!

The other day, lunchtime was approaching and I had no food in the house.  Look at my sad, nearly-empty refrigerator!   It was Friday and I was determined to make it to my usual Saturday shopping trip to buy groceries again.  I’ve been trying hard to stick to a strict grocery budget and those in-between…

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Make Your Own Vegan Pizzas!

It’s pizza for lunch at my house today!  Above is my grown-up pizza with caramelized onions, black olives, and a drizzle of olive oil.  It was delicious but too sparse on the toppings.  It was more of a gourmet flatbread than a pizza, and I found myself wishing I had some sort of sauce to…

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Eat Your Colors!

We hear over and over again that we need to consume lots of vegetables and fruit for good health, and the richer the color, the better.  Yet so many Americans fail to meet the basic recommendations for fruit and vegetable intake every day.  Not only are people missing out on the vast array of nutrients…

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Ooey Gooey Vegan Grilled Cheese

Do you ever get a craving for greasy diner food?  Food that reminds you of your childhood, or your college dorm cafeteria? Yeah.  Me too. This is a vegan replica of my favorite food from my dorm cafeteria – a grilled turkey and cheese sandwich.  I must say, this is a PERFECT match.  It satisfies…

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