Monthly Archives: September 2011

Tiramisu Parfaits

Now you can enjoy tiramisu without the fuss.  These parfaits have all the luscious creamy coffee and chocolate flavor of tiramisu in a fraction of the time.  If you don’t have parfait glasses, martini glasses are a good choice, but any small dessert dishes will suffice. This recipe is reprinted by permission from Quick-Fix Vegan: […]

Vietnamese Tofu Wraps

These flavorful wraps have all the bold flavors and textures of bahn-mi sandwiches, but without the French bread. This recipe is reprinted by permission from Quick-Fix Vegan: Healthy, Homestyle Meals in 30 Minutes or Less* by Robin Robertson © 2011.

Vanilla Cake

This cake is delicious with your favorite frosting, and also tastes great served with all-fruit preserves and sliced fruit.  Contributed by Kim Lutz, from Welcoming Kitchen: 200 Delicious Allergen- & Gluten-Free Vegan Recipes* (Sterling, ©2011).

Candied Pumpkin Seeds

This sweet treat makes a great holiday gift or party favor as well as a great everyday snack. They look pretty in clear bags tied with a ribbon. Contributed by Kim Lutz, from Welcoming Kitchen: 200 Delicious Allergen- & Gluten-Free Vegan Recipes* (Sterling, ©2011). Photos by Rachael Braun.

Quick-Fix Vegan by Robin Robertson

Reviewed by Rachael Braun. After a typical busy day, it’s hard to decide what to make for dinner. When time is particularly short, everything seems too complicated, so the fallback is ordering out or eating something lacking in flavor and/or nutrition. Robin Robertson’s Quick-Fix Vegan: Healthy, Homestyle Meals in 30 Minutes or Less* will give the […]

Put ‘em Up! by Sherri Brooks Vinton

 Sherri Brooks Vinton’s Put ‘Em Up!: A Comprehensive Home Preserving Guide for the Creative Cook*, is a must-have book for every green kitchen and is the best guide and crash course in drying, freezing, canning, and pickling so you can enjoy seasonal foods all year-round. She breaks down and illustrates all the steps, changing the mindset […]

Pumpkin Turnovers

Desserts made of pumpkin are intrinsic to the Sephardic tradition, in much the same way honey cake is to the Ashkenazic.

Bread Stuffing Casserole

This delectable vegan holiday stuffing recipe was contributed by Jo Stepaniak, reprinted from Vegan Vittles: Down Home Cooking for Everyone.*