Meatless Monday: Cashew Cheese Sauce

So this is a rare post where I don’t actually like the recipe. I figure by posting it, maybe someone out there can tell me a way to tweak it or something else to put it on or whatever. I put it on pasta, and I liked it a lot at first, but after a…… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Cashew Cheese Sauce

Meatless Mondays: 21 Sources of Protein that Aren’t Meat

One of the most common questions I get when people find out I don’t eat meat is “do you get enough protein?” After an amused smile (because no one cares to ask about your nutrition until you tell them you’ve eliminated meat), I always can confidently answer YES! In fact, I think going vegetarian has…… Continue reading Meatless Mondays: 21 Sources of Protein that Aren’t Meat

Meatless Monday: 13 Guilty-Pleasure Junk Foods That Are Accidentally Vegan

Duncan Hines cake mixes (classic carrot, moist deluxe butter golden, classic yellow, dark chocolate fudge, devil’s food, fudge marble, german chocolate, red velvet, Swiss chocolate, coconut supreme, lemon supreme, pineapple supreme AND strawberry supreme) and frosting (homestyle butter cream, caramel, classic chocolate, vanilla, coconut pecan, dark chocolate fudge, lemon supreme and strawberry cream) are all…… Continue reading Meatless Monday: 13 Guilty-Pleasure Junk Foods That Are Accidentally Vegan

Meatless Monday: Italian-Inspired Vegan Veggie Stew

‘Tis the season for hearty stews and Crock-pots. Last week I was vaguely aware there was a snowstorm coming, so I thought I would consult my vegan slow-cooker cookbook. Little did I know there was a full-on blizzard heading our way and this stew would taste better than expected. Not to mention coming inside from shoveling…… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Italian-Inspired Vegan Veggie Stew

Meatless Monday: Ridiculously Easy Roasted Carrots

Psst- this is one of my favorite comfort snacks. It’s perfect for chilly days and ridiculously easy, too. Enjoy! You’ll need… Carrots, peeled and cut to about 3″ (or baby carrots) Extra virgin olive oil Spices (such as salt, pepper, garlic, basil, rosemary, oregano… the possibilities are endless!) Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Toss…… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Ridiculously Easy Roasted Carrots

Meatless Mondays: No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

These cookies are really simple and use ingredients you probably already have in your home! I used to request a variation of these cookies all the time when my mom was baking. Her’s were always done with a lot of chocolate, but to me, there is no better combination than peanut butter and chocolate. So…… Continue reading Meatless Mondays: No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Meatless Mondays: “Beef” Stew

Looking to eat meatless on a budget? Look no further! This week’s installment of Meatless Mondays is a recipe for a personal favorite of mine (especially on a gray, dreary day) “beef” stew! I think back to the cold, bitter winters of my childhood on Cape Cod, and I remember the house smelling so good…… Continue reading Meatless Mondays: “Beef” Stew

Meatless Monday: Vegan Baking Alternatives

Want to try being more environmentally conscious? What about being better to animals? What about your waistline? Incorporating more vegan meals into your life will help do all of these things for you, and to help, I’ve made a list of vegan substitutions you can use when baking! To replace eggs: As a leavening agent, instead…… Continue reading Meatless Monday: Vegan Baking Alternatives

Meatless Mondays: Cherry Limeade Smoothie

You guys know how I feel about smoothies, don’t you? I’m obsessed. OBBBBBBSESSSSSSSSSED. So when I find a new smoothie recipe I like, I tend to hold onto it for dear life. I make it over and over and over again until the people at the grocery store start eyeing me suspiciously… I mean, I…… Continue reading Meatless Mondays: Cherry Limeade Smoothie

Super Easy Vegan Apple Crisp

Tis the season to bake with apples, fa la la la la… Hello and happy Sunday! I am currently curled up on my couch, watching the Patriots beat the Dolphins (come on, only a couple minutes left! DE-FENSE! DE-FENSE!) in between laundry loads and just finished making vegan apple crisp. It may still be warm…… Continue reading Super Easy Vegan Apple Crisp