The devastating impacts of factory farming on animals, people, and the environment are driven by a small group of powerful agribusiness companies who control the US food supply. The top four beef packing companies control 85% of the market, making it nearly impossible for smaller farms with high animal welfare standards to compete. Here are… Read More Don’t support giant meatpacking companies
Riverdel Cheese, a shop in New York makes vegan cheese and sells cheese from other cheesemakers around the US. I tried some of these cheeses and they’re fantastic. My favorites are: Artisanal Sharp from Reine Cheese in Ventura, CA (upper left) Mesquite Smoked Cheddar from Rebel Cheese in Austin, TX (lower right) Fig and Caramelized… Read More Riverdel NYC Vegan Cheese Monger
This is the best tasting “cheese” recipe I’ve found so far. It’s good for drizzling over pasta for a light mac-and-cheeese, over french onion soup, and for dipping. See the notes for how to customize it for different dishes. Ingredients 1/4 cup raw cashews softened (see instructions) 1 1/4 cup unsweetened plant-based milk , hot… Read More Savory Cheese Sauce
I’ve tried at least half a dozen different vegan yogurts and think Oatly yogurt is the best tasting. It’s creamy with just enough chunks of fruit.
Ingredients 2 cups (250 grams) all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 1 1/4 cups dark chocolate chips (we prefer chocolate with 60 percent cocoa content or higher—double-check the ingredients if you want to make sure they’re vegan) 1/2 cup (100 grams) sugar 1/2 cup (110 grams) packed… Read More Chocolate Chip Cookies
Pros: nice flavor, natural ingredients, 6 gr of protein, and produced by a small company. Cons: company’s main business is based on dairy products, the yogurt texture is a bit too gelatinous.
Ingredients 2 big onions, chopped 6 cups of root vegetables – combine at least two of the following: peeled and diced carrots, peeled or unpeeled diced potatoes (russet, yukon, or red), diced sweet potatoes, diced parsnip or rutabaga) 5+ cloves minced garlic Fresh thyme (around 1 ½ – 2 teaspoon minced) 1 to 1 ½… Read More Vegetable Pot Pie
Ingredients 1 1/4 c flour 1 c cornmeal (course is better) 2/3 c (or less) sugar 1 T baking powder 1 t salt 1 1/4 plant milk (I use oat) 1/3 canola or other neutral veg oil Instructions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and lightly grease a 8 x 8 pan or a… Read More Cornbread
Danny outdid himself with a delicious vegan mousse for Christmas dinner. Recipe from The Minimalist Vegan.
Baked for Christmas Eve 2020. Easy and delicious, highly recommended. Recipe from Cooking With Manali. Served with vanilla ice cream (Oatly vegan) and caramel sauce (recipe). Sorry, no photo – we ate it too quickly 🙂