Easy Vegan Chicken Tenders

Easy Vegan Chicken Tenders

Store bought plant based alternatives are so convenient, and easy to find now. That being said, you don’t really know everything that goes into it and lets be real here. Some of the plant based alternatives can be a bit on the pricy side. This is also very easy to make and very affordable. You …

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Vegan Calamari / Fried Shrimp recipe

vegan shrimp recipe

This vegan calamari/vegan shrimp recipe hits the spot for so many seafood cravings. It really has the taste of the ocean and it is so incredibly easy to make. It’s labeled calamari/shrimp because it does the job for both as far as satisfaction goes. These are beautifully crispy and golden and oh my, I should really make …

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Easy Vegan Banana Bread

EASY VEGAN BANANA BREAD

One of my joys in life is baking, there’s nothing like baking a loaf of banana bread! Who can resist the temptation of delicious home baked banana bread that’s just come out of the oven! One things for sure, banana bread is a go to comfort food for the whole family! The best part about …

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Homemade Applesauce

vegan applesauce recipe

Applesauce is one of the staples of my freezer. I always have some on hand to use as a binder/egg replacer in bars and cookies, make applesauce muffins, and spoon over pierogies and latkes. Apple season is finally upon us, so I figured I’d walk you through my steps for processing and preserving this versatile ingredient. If you …

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Pickled Okra

Pickled Okra

As I grew up in the northeastern U.S., I tried okra for the first time only five years ago at an Indian restaurant in LA —  and I’ve been hooked on these crunchy pods ever since. I have no tolerance for people who whine about okra’s innards being slimy — that’s a feature, not a …

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Cinnamon Kettle Corn

Cinnamon Kettle Corn

The first time I ate cinnamon kettle corn was about a year ago, when Curmudgeon, super sweet folks in Boston who play super sweet powerviolence, played a show in Waterbury.  They went for a walk and returned with snacks to share, which included a bag of flavored popcorn. Someone is probably going to be weirded out by the …

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Vegan Zucchini Bread

Vegan Zucchini Bread

A friend of mine from Books Through Bars tipped me off to this delicious recipe back in 2008. Actually, let me rephrase: she taunted me with slice after slice of this zucchini bread on multiple occasions until I broke down and begged for the recipe. If you have a glut of zucchini this summer, this is a great way …

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