vegan

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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Green Smoothies that taste pink!

My passion for nutrition began somewhere late in high school, early in college.  During my sophomore year living in the college dorms, I remember tasting Odwalla Superfood juice for the first time.  Dark green and thick, this juice reminded me of swamp water.  My curiosity was piqued.  Could this possibly taste good?  It certainly looked…

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Dreena’s amazing raw vegan brownies!

So, you want to have a brownie…but you don’t eat dairy or eggs?  Well, this is a uniquely challenging venture, as the usual tricks for “veganizing” a recipe don’t seem to work with the stubborn brownie.  Not to say it’s impossible – there are some good vegan brownie recipes out there – it’s just tricky….

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Slim Pickings

The kids and I spent the day visiting their grandparents, and my husband got home just before we did.  As I was pulling into the driveway, I noticed he had sent me a text message:  “you should consider eating dinner out.  Slim pickings here.” I’m sure you’ve had evenings like this.  You’ve plowed through last…

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Colleen Week: Day 6 (Butternut Squash Risotto)

This will be my 6th and final post in this week’s series, as I have run out of ingredients and we ended up having leftovers one night!  (For those of you just joining me, I have been cooking exclusively from Colleen Patrick Goudreau‘s three cookbooks this week.) I love risotto.  I have been making one,…

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