vegan milk, especially for coffee

I’m not totally vegan, although one day I think that I will be. Not going to get into all the details, but I will say that there are culinary obstacles that get in the way. One such obstacle for me was my delicious morning latte. Store bought plant milks do it for me not at…

chai tea (indian style)

This recipe is very simple. I learned it while taking a cooking class in Udaipur and it was warming, simple and super tasty. delhi street chai…yum I drank a lot of chai in India. Due to Ryan’s aversion to caffeine, each time we were served chai I’d end up drinking mine and then his as well….

almond, chocolate & cherry biscotti

I’m back! 6 weeks traveling through Turkey and India: eating, drinking and breathing in as many sights, sounds, foods and flavors as possible. Although I didn’t post as much as I would have liked to while on the road, I have a backlog of notes, photos and recipes to share…in due time. My brain is…

V-10 Juice: Hangover Helper?

I’d like to apologize for not being a super blogger lately. Although off to a good start, with no plans of slowing down, it is difficult for me in these last days of preparing for my next veggie voyage to cook, take notes, photograph food, etc. Or even to find time to write about my…

Apple-Cinnamon-Walnut Muffins

 Happy Sunday! Here is another tasty addition to the-muffins-made-using-almond-pulp (and a buncha other stuff) collection…And they’re vegan to boot! I was a vegan for a long time and I have decided to post more recipes without eggs for my vegan readers. (Know, too, that you can usually omit the eggs in these recipes, as the…

Viva La Green Smoothie!

There are a lot of blogs out there dedicated to the benefits of green smoothies, with good reason. Imagine eating the equivalent of an entire salad, with a whole head of lettuce or kale or spinach or chard along with the juice of 4 oranges, and a basket of strawberries and a whole mango in…

GF Carrot Cupcakes

I know you’ve all been making almond milk…and you just don’t know what to do with all that pulp! Here is another recipe for you. (If you don’t have surplus pulp, I suppose you could still make these all the same.) These carrot cupcakes are moist, fluffy and soft. I used this recipe as a…

Creamy Hemp Seed Salad Dressing

I’d like to tell those of you who don’t already know, about the wonders of hemp seeds. This super-food has amazing qualities both culinary and health-wise. When consumed raw, hemp seeds are a healthy dose of essential fatty acids, omega-3s, and antioxidants. We like to sprinkle them on salads, omelets, and dips. They can be…

Home Made Almond Milk & Amazing Chocolate Cake

Almond milk, how do I love thee? Heaps of ways! Let it suffice to say that, once you know how easy it is to make, and how delicious it is to drink, you will never go back. I make almond milk every couple of days to enjoy in coffee, with cereal, or to use in…