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 […]
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.
Create your own good fortune for the New Year’s by cooking collards, a sweet potato, and black-eyed peas all in one pot. It costs only $2.14 per serving using organic ingredients! How does it work? Black-eyed peas surround a halved sweet potato at the bottom of a pot. After awhile, collards join in, kept above […]
Use filo pastry to wrap savory collards studded with pine nuts into a festive dish. Brush the filo pastry with olive oil infused with rosemary and garlic, so every flaky bite is a treat. Greek Collard Roll works as a main dish, vegetable side, or part of a buffet. You can bake and slice it […]
Do you wish you could wave your wand to summon a magical apple strudel like the one Queenie made in the movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them? You’ll have to go to Ilvermorny for that, but you can follow my recipe to make your own muggle-style. It’s easier than pie with store-bought filo pastry dough […]
These egg-free vegan meringues may be the ultimate something-for-nothing recipe. They taste like a melt-in-your-mouth lemon meringue pie. Instead of eggs, they use the broth left from cooking chickpeas. For flavoring, they use the zest from the lemons used to make hummus with those same chickpeas. Your only cost for these light, elegant treats is […]