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Vegans, why do we hate food so much?

Vegans, surely I’m not the only one to have noticed this. We act like it’s some revolutionary act to notice that food conglomerates make money off of enhancing packaged foods whilst ignoring that the “health food” industry has made a ton of money swinging the pendulum in the opposite direction. Conveniently by still “processing” and […]

vegan kids

Vegan Kids Can be Picky Too

Vegan kids evoke all kinds of responses from folks. Even professionals often aren’t quite sure what to make of them. I’m here to tell you however that vegan kids are just kids. It’s absolutely possible to raise vegan kids without sacrificing their access to “fun” kid food. We still love mac and cheese! Nor are […]

Vegan Fried Rice

Vegan Fried Rice 

Vegan Fried Rice is one of my favorite quick and easy lunches. It both makes little bits of leftover veggies exciting again, and is an excellent conduit for hot sauce. Methodology for perfect fried rice can be difficult to come by though. Enter, The Food Lab from Serious Eats. I love these in-depth explanations. Their […]

Vegan Old-Fashioned Sour Cream Doughnuts

Vegan Old-Fashioned Sour Cream Doughnuts

Vegan Old-Fashioned Sour Cream Doughnuts have been on my mind for a long time. Often vegan donut recipes are baked, and while I’m sure they’re tasty, they’re just cute little bundt cakes to me. For special occasions I’ve also used the trick of taking a can of accidentally vegan biscuit dough, punching out the middles, […]

Vegan Orange Chicken

Vegan Orange Chicken is officially my husband’s favorite vegan food. This version uses soy curls, which are a convenient, inexpensive vegan protein. Don’t have access to any? Many vegan proteins would work. Tofu, tempeh, larger chunks of TVP, seitan, etc. You can read all about how to prepare them for use in this and any other […]

Vegan Chicken Bites

Vegan Chicken Bites, an easy vegan meal prep staple

Vegan Chicken Bites are one of my favorite things to prep ahead for the week and use up in a variety of dishes. Vegan meal prep can definitely be like learning a new language at first. Soy curls are one of the easiest, most cost-effective sources of protein. They’re shelf stable, totally customizable, and at […]

Crab (less) Rangoon Dip

Crab (less) Rangoon Dip

Crab (less) Rangoon Dip is a great dish for entertaining. You can even pop it under the broiler for a few minutes for a nice golden crust. I’ve yet to try freezing this exact recipe, but I’ve had good luck with other cashew-based dishes, so I’d imagine it’s worth a try. Let me know if […]

Vegans Eat! Weekly Menu Roundup

Vegans eat! Shocking, I know. There’s a lot of mystery surrounding veganism at times. It probably doesn’t help that we’re mysteriously never hungry because we ate before we came. So, I thought I’d share my weekly menu plan that helped us stop eating out and start saving. I never wrote down a formal plan until […]