Deep Dish Vegan Apple Pie (~12 slices)

I made this pie for my annual Christmas dinner with the family. In fact, I made the entire feast! And it was all soy-free! Not only did my family swoon over this pie, they were amazed at how delicious the ham, sweet potatoes, noodles, veggies and greek salad (+ dressing) were even though they didn’t…

Vegan Zucchini Bread (makes 1 loaf)

So you have leftover zucchini from the garden and you’ve stuck them in just about everything you imagined and there’s still some left. You’re zuked out! Well, I was in the same boat and I began searching for interesting recipes with zucchini, and happened upon zucchini bread! It’s vegan and soy-free and definitely worth a…

Twelve Days of Christmas – Day 7 (Vegan Chocolate MugCakes!)

Ladies and Gents, soy-free souls alike, we can now eat mini chocolate mugcakes, that are baked in the microwave! All thanks to this lovely blogger at gfchopstic.wordpress.com! Happy holidays everyone! Here’s the recipe: Twelve Days of Christmas – Day 7.

Vegan Thumbprint cookies (Weight Watchers)

My mom has recently started the Weight Watchers Challenge and has lost 14 pounds! I am so proud of her for getting healthy. But, this leaves me with yet another special diet to work around when baking/cooking for my family. Trying to search vegan cookie recipes that also have point values for WW is next…

Noodle’s & Company Pasta Fresca replica recipe! (Serves ~4)

That’s right, I replicated Noodle’s & Co.’s Pasta Fresca. I’ve been trying for about a year now to get the measurements of each ingredient just right, and I finally struck gold! Just in case you don’t know about this amazing chain restaurant, Pasta Fresca is a delicious combination of garden veggies and noodles, very different…

Vegan Carrot Cake + Buttercream frosting (serves ~ 12)

Fall is here! The leaves are changing and the weather is just right for pumpkin carving. To celebrate the most beautiful season I made a delicious fall dessert: vegan carrot cake! I must say this is the best vegan dessert I have made thus far. Hope you enjoy! Ingredients for Carrot Cake: 1 1/8 cups…

Vegan Lemon Coconut Snowballs (~ 2 dozen)

Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar 2 tsp. of vanilla or imitation vanilla extract 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tbsp. grated lemon zest 1/2 tsp. salt 1 cup of sweetened coconut flakes 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar Directions 1. Soften butter and beat in large bowl until it becomes fluffy. 2….

Samoa Rice Krispie Treats (makes ~12)

Grocery shopping with friends is tough. Up and down every aisle, many of which I can completely cross off my typical route because I can’t eat anything in most of the store. “You can’t have pickles??” “What about chicken noodle soup?” “Okay, you have to be able to eat pudding.” No, no, no. I know,…

Garden veggie couscous (serves ~1)

We have a refrigerator full of veggies from various gardens so we’ve been experimenting new recipes. I love couscous so this one made my day! I’m sure it would be good with shrimp or just cheese on top but I like to make my dishes vegan and leave the toppings to you! Hope you enjoy!…

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (makes ~36)

Ingredients 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup  butter, softened  1 ½ cups light brown sugar, firmly packed 2 teaspoons vanilla or imitation vanilla 3 tablespoons almond milk 1 (10 ounce) package semi-sweet chocolate chunks Directions 1.  Preheat your oven to 375° 2. Combine the flour, salt, and…

Greek Salad Dressing

Ingredients 1 cup of high quality extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup of red wine vinegar 1 tbsp. of lemon juice 1 tsp. of parsley 1 tsp. of minced garlic 1 tsp. of oregano 1/2 tsp. of crushed rosemary 1/4 tsp. of ground black pepper Directions 1. Simply mix these ingredients together until it becomes…