Monthly Archives: January 2013

Spaghetti Squash

I’d never had spaghetti squash until recently.  It’s the first recipe I made out of the book The Gluten-Free Vegan by Susan O’Brien.  I’d heard of it’s virtues before, but I have to admit, I was skeptical.  Could a vegetable really provide the noodles that had always been my comfort food? The answer, magically, is yes!  […]

Soyrizo Brunch Casserole

For vegans, brunch can be one of the hardest meals of the day.  People are used to eggs taking center stage.  However, do not fear!  Soy-based products can provide a fun brunch substitute.  The following is a recipe that I have shared at many non-vegan brunches with great success.  With the vegan cheese and sausage, […]

A Thai Feast

I love Thai food and it’s actually quite easy to make vegan thai food.  A quick internet search brings up many recipes.  I use the book Thai Vegetarian Cooking by Vatcharin Bhumichitr.  It is not a vegan cookbook, but all recipes with eggs are labelled (dairy isn’t a problem with Thai food). I love making the following Thai feast […]

Winter Warmers: Indian Food

If only we celebrated the new year on July 1.  If we did, I think people would feel much more successful in their diet resolutions.  It’s easy to exist mostly on salads in the summer; it’s much harder in the middle of the winter when the weather person is giving you the wind chill and […]

Slow Change: Vegan Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

As a perfectionist, change comes with conflicting emotion.  On the one hand, it gives me the opportunity get closer to that perfect ideal that I so desperately want.  On the other hand, it means admitting that I wasn’t perfect to begin with. So, I often start the new year with mixed emotion.  Some years, I have posted […]

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