Vegan Thanksgiving Survival Tips

If you can’t or don’t want to have your own all-vegan/vegetarian Thanksgiving, chances are that you’ll run into some issues when the big day comes. Usually these problems sprout from two sources: food and family. (And/or friends, depending on your living situation!) Luckily, with a little preparation and some mental strengthening, it isn’t so hard

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Muddy Buddies

If you know anything about me (or at least take a look at our desserts section), you’ll know that I hate baking. The thought of mixing flour and sugar and leavening ingredients in a bowl makes me break out in hives. On the other hand, I love eating sweets. I’d be happy to eat them

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DIY Vegetable Broth

Now that cooking-all-the-time season is here, I thought I’d share a short tip here for making your own vegetable broth. It’s very simple and you can make a lot from it! Include the broth in soups, gravies, stews, and much more. First, how to get the ingredients for this: we use scraps from other meals

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Comforting Spiced White Bean & Orecchiette Stew

Today I was looking to eat something hearty and comforting. Inspired by the amazing pasta soups at the bagel shops and cafés around here, I was determined to bring together beans and pasta in a nutritious, soul-warming way. I took cues from our CSA box with fresh leeks, spinach, carrot, and onion, then added in

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Maple Cookie Butter Granola

This morning, I kept up my habit of cracking the studio window to see if it’s cool enough to turn off the air conditioning. Our building has steam heat pipes running through it and there’s noheat control, so in the winter we have to open the windows and after the first day it hits 50°F

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Vegan BLT (with Avocado)

Lately all I’ve been eating are smoothies, salads, and sandwiches. Something about summer makes me want to keep things dead simple and no-bake. (Maybe it’s the no air conditioning and greenhouse-like kitchen? I insisted on big windows, I only have myself to blame.)  This is one of my go-to sandwiches because it comes together in

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Spicy Chickpea Stew

Despite the warmer weather, I still find myself reaching for a sweater and a hot cup of tea. This simple stew keeps you warm while getting ready for hot days – it’s a little spicy, a little creamy, and plenty hearty. (Bonus, it makes amazing leftovers, too.) INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup corn (shaved off the cob

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