Mini-Pavlovas get an A+ as a fancy dessert. Scrumptious, fun, photogenic, unusual, make-ahead, thrifty, and allergen-free. These beauties are vegan, gluten-free, and have only as much oil as are in the toppings you add. They taste sweetly indulgent, but the bases have only 38 calories each. I topped mine with banana slices, blueberries, whipped coconut […]
Making tamales is a Christmas Eve tradition among many Hispanic families and other folks in the Southwest. We adopted it after Dora Stone showed me how fun it is with her ebook, Vegan Tamales Unwrapped: A Step-by-Step Guide to Savory and Sweet Tamales. I love discovering delicious new holiday celebrations! Vegan Potato Adobo Tamales are […]
At last! Vegan rolled cookies you can cut into adorable shapes and decorate for Christmas or Easter. These vegan sugar cookies are sturdy enough to pick up and that hold their shape while baking. Use aquafaba, not eggs or milk and coconut oil, not butter. See make-ahead tips too.
This saucy burger filling made with black lentils updates one of my childhood favorite meals. My Mom made Gooshy Burgers with browned ground beef and canned French onion soup. My version has all the comfort and yum but without the fat and cholesterol. Add Worcestershire sauce, red onions, and spices for deep flavor without the […]
The secret ingredient in this hummus makes it healthier, thriftier, and greener. That’s a win-win-win in my book! My Taster likes it better than my original hummus too. Win-Win-Win Hummus costs just 78 cents a serving using organic ingredients. You’ll find three something-for-nothing ingredients in one recipe: My homemade hummus uses no oil. Use olive […]
Use just three ingredients to make this festive holiday breakfast. Yes, top your peanut-butter toast with a few chocolate chips to celebrate a special occasion. Chocolate Peanut-Butter Toast can also comfort you on a gray and sleety morning or help rev up a loved one before a big day. It takes only a minute longer […]