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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 […]

Easy Cheddar Broccoli Soup

Easy Cheddar Broccoli Soup

Easy Cheddar Broccoli Soup without any cheese, who knew it could be done? This easy vegan soup comes together in a snap with my Instant Pot. You can certainly boil on the stove top until soft if you prefer! I use lactic acid for tang, but you can certainly use apple cider vinegar or lemon […]

pecan pie recipe

Vegan Pecan Pie Recipe

Vegan Pecan Pie is a tricky beast. I had all but given up on finding a recipe that didn’t taste too “vegan.” This recipe was originally adapted from a Land o’ Lakes recipe by Lacey of Avocados and Ales. I’ve reworked it further to simplify it for my pantry staples. This rustic, cast iron version is a perfect […]

Vegan Jackfruit Machaca con Huevos

Vegan Jackfruit Machaca con Huevos

Vegan Jackfruit recipes are often some variation of pulled pork or barbecue, but it can be so much more versatile than that. I never was one for barbecue, but growing up in the Southwest, machaca was a breakfast staple. Machaca was a dried meat, much like a jerky, that was used on rancheros in Northern […]

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Pasta Carbonara with Mushroom Bacon

Pasta Carbonara was a staple when visiting my dad growing up. As a chef, he always had a story to tell about his food. He’d tell me about the flecks of pepper being reminiscent of the coal dust for Italian miners and how they sold it for an exorbitant amount a plate at his restaurant, […]

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Chicken Pot Pie Lasagna Bake

This Chicken Pot Pie Lasagna Bake packages comfort in an easy vegan recipe you can make-ahead and confidently serve to anyone, whether they’re vegan or not. It’s creamy, satisfying, and full of pantry staples. I quickly popped a few pieces in the freezer once I realized how good it was as a gift to my […]

Vegan Tuna Salad with Chickpeas

Vegan tuna salad is one of my favorite things to make for guests. They’re always pleasantly surprised how similar it is, especially if I add kelp flakes. Tuna salad was a staple in our house growing up, and this Italian version always came out for picnics with a bottle of red wine vinaigrette dressing and […]

enchiladas verdes with white bean crema

Enchiladas Verdes with White Bean Crema

These vegan enchiladas would make a super easy freezer option or potluck meal. Corn tortillas stuffed with steamed golden potatoes, cashew cheese, and my vegan ground beef. I topped them with green enchilada sauce, a nut free white bean crema, shredded napa cabbage, and a bit of paprika for color. Print Enchiladas Verdes with White […]