Colleen Week: Day 3 (Date Bars)

I made these date bars, from Joy of Vegan Baking, with some friends this morning while our kiddos played together.  (For those of you just joining me, I am cooking entirely from Colleen Patrick Goudreau‘s three cookbooks this week.)  It was my first time making them and I can definitely say that I will make…

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A Warm and Hearty Vegan Lunch

When lunch time rolls around, I just can’t get excited about a cold sandwich.  I’m a lot more likely to heat up leftovers from dinner the night before.  But on those sad occasions where there just aren’t any leftovers in the refrigerator, I might whip up something like the above meal.   A whole grain…

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Vegan Lunch Ideas: Hummus Wrap

When you choose not to eat meat, cheese, or eggs, what possibilites are left for lunch?  At first, it can seem like the pickings are slim.  Certainly none of the staples I grew up with are vegan…salami, cheese, egg salad, tuna fish, BLTs, liverwurst…they are all out.  For the newbie vegan, it can seem like…

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