Moosewood: Black Bean Soup

The very first vegetarian cookbook I ever owned is Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home.  My sister gave it to me soon after my husband and I went vegetarian in 2003.  The first recipe that I made from it is on the very first page of the book, a simple, ridiculously easy black bean soup. I’ve…

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Vive Le Vegan! – Apple Hemp Muffins

When I pick up my 5 year old son from pre-Kindergarten, we drive right past a Starbucks.  I have a little coffee habit and I’ve stopped by Starbucks before or after preschool more often than I’d care to admit.  My son’s favorite treat is their blueberry scone or 8-grain roll, neither of which is vegan,…

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Seattle Veg Fest 2011!

Whew!  Feels good to sit down.  My awesome husband is upstairs giving three kids a bath right now while I get to relax and do a blog post, while eating a Daiya grilled cheese sandwich on Dave’s Killer bread.  Bliss! I spent the afternoon at Seattle’s Veg Fest, which happens once a year at the Seattle…

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Low-fat Vegan Pumpkin Muffins

I make the pumpkin muffins from Vegan With a Vengeance a lot.  If you’ve been to my house, I’ve probably served them to you at some point.  I love pumpkin so much and these muffins really are the best!  I do tweak the recipe to make it healthier – subbing in whole wheat pastry flour…

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