Vegetarian Recipes

Food, Family, and Thanksgiving Stuffing

By | 2016-05-17T10:02:12+00:00 November 15th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Dairy Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Recipes, Soy Free, Vegetarian|Tags: |

This is the time of year when my thoughts turn with excitement towards large feasts and the gathering of friends and family. I imagine recipes, those that have succeeded swimmingly in the past and those I would like to try, and dream of menus. I coordinate with others to make sure that we craft a space that is inviting and meaningful to all who gather. And I eagerly anticipate the consuming of delicious foods. Because no matter how chaotic or [...]

Foraging for Mushrooms: Woodland “Chicken” Veggie Soup

By | 2016-05-17T10:04:12+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Recipes, Soy Free, Vegetarian|Tags: , |

While "foraged food" has recently become popularized, it is perhaps the oldest form of living off the land.  I am thankful for a family cottage in northwestern Michigan that has year after year provided endless opportunity for woodland strolls and foraging discovery. Traipsing through the woods with my childhood pals I accidentally fell into eating seasonal treats straight from the earth. We'd be gone for hours in the deep beech forest…a handful of blueberries here, a sweet young sprig of [...]

Fresh-Squeezed Orange Juice

By | 2017-01-27T14:43:04+00:00 March 4th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Corn Free, Dairy Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Peanut Free, Recipes, Shellfish Free, Soy Free, Tree Nut Free, Vegetarian|Tags: , , |

Orange Juice is one of the world's leading juices.  It is a staple in many American households to have with breakfast or for those who are about to come down with a cold, since Oranges contain a lot of vitamin C.   There are a a few simple facts I want to address when it comes to orange juice: orange juice has a lot of natural sugar! additives are added to store-bought orange juice, and the FDA doesn't require the [...]

Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

By | 2017-08-16T12:45:06+00:00 October 16th, 2012|Categories: Corn Free, Dairy Free, Fish Free, Gluten Free, Peanut Free, Recipes, Shellfish Free, Vegetarian|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Well, it’s a typical Monday night in Pasadena, CA. My husband works most nights, so I usually take this time to hang out with friends and try new recipes out on them.   Tonight, my friends Lyndsey and Angela wanted to cheer up our friend Beth. Angela was going to get her flowers, Lyndsey a card, and I was going to bake vegan cookies! I don't usually cook vegan food...so I had to look up new recipes and figure out how [...]