What Vegans Eat:  A Week in Review

What Vegans Eat: A Week in Review

It happens all of the time. I inform a new friend that I am a vegan and am met with a bewildered “Really?!”  Which is usually followed by some kind of incredulous remark about me “looking so healthy” and how I am (apparently surprisingly) not...
Patsy’s Famous Jambalaya

Patsy’s Famous Jambalaya

I know, Harwood, ND seems like a strange place for a Cajun food tradition to begin.  But whatever, it’s cussing cold there and we need all of the spicy, filling food we can get.  Patsy, my darling mother, would make big batches of Jambalaya for celebrations,...
Quinoa Pinto Spicy Taco Filling

Quinoa Pinto Spicy Taco Filling

This is really the stuff.  The ingredients are mostly pantry staples so you can save yourself a trip to the store!  I love using quinoa and beans together because they combine really well into an amazingly flavorful and very versatile mush that you can use in tacos,...
My Favorite Tempeh Sandwich

My Favorite Tempeh Sandwich

I love sandwiches.  I love the fluffy bread, decadent smears of vegan mayo, rich, garlicky tempeh, and crunchy sprouts.  The best thing about this sandwich is that it comes together in minutes!  It makes an excellent quick lunch or hungover morning replenishment.  To...
Baked Potato Pizza

Baked Potato Pizza

WHAT YOU NEED 1 cup garlicky mashed potatoes.  You can use your own recipe here or mine! (TEXT BLOCK MASHED POTATOES RECIPE – 2 medium potatoes (Yukon gold or baby reds are my fave) peeled if not organic, diced and placed into a pot of boiling water for 10...