Vegan Tater Tot Casserole #VeganFoodShare

We live in the midwest, and here in the midwest we tend to love our casseroles. I make a great turkey, cheddar and broccoli casserole. It's my go-to when I'm in need of some real comfort food. Being vegan means our teenage daughter has been missing out on my usual casseroles, so I wanted to give this recipe from the Vegan Stoner Cookbook a try. It turned out pretty good. Not something I would make … [Read more...]

Easy Vegan Lentil Loaf #VeganFoodShare

Think going vegan means you have to give up the classic comfort foods? This easy lentil loaf is a great replacement for those that love old fashion meat loaf, but want to stick to a plant based diet. Ingredients: 1 medium size onion 1 cup frozen vegetables 1/2 cup of walnuts finely chopped 2 cups of cooked mashed lentils 1 cup vegan crackers (smashed) or bread crumbs 3 tbs apple sauce 4 tbs … [Read more...]

Easy Vegan No-bake Mini Cheesecake Recipe #VeganFoodShare

We tried a lot of new vegan recipes over the holidays. This Easy Vegan No-bake Mini Cheesecake recipe was a delicious surprise. A big hit with our family and friends. Ingredients CRUST: 1 cup packed pitted dates 1 cup raw walnuts FILLING: 1 1/2 cups raw cashews, soaked 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup agave nectar Optional: 2 Tbsp salted natural … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Put up our Christmas tree 2.Made a vegan green-bean casserole from scratch (way better than the soup recipe) 3.Finished re-watching Weeds from the beginning (still disliked the last season) 4.Tried two vegan chocolate chip cookie recipes and didn't like either 5.Enjoyed a nice Thanksgiving with family and friends 6.Had two fun visits with our … [Read more...]

Halloween: Pumpkin Puke Guacamole Recipe #VeganFoodShare

October is finally here, and we're getting excited about Halloween! It's time to pull out the decorations and create some creepy, spooky treats. Like this easy Halloween: Pumpkin Puke Guacamole dip. First open the top and completely clean out a small pumpkin. Then use a crayon to draw the eyes and mouth. Be sure the mouth is low, and open enough to spew out the guacamole dip. Carve. Guacamole … [Read more...]

Vegan Sweet Potato & Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie #VeganFoodShare

Ingredients: 5 medium sweet potatoes, scrubbed 1 cup brown or green lentils, washed and picked over 3/4 cup uncooked steel cut oats 1 + teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound mushrooms, divided 1 large carrot, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup red wine 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon soy sauce 3/4 cup low-sodium vegetable … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Took one of our cats to the vet for an allergic reaction. 2.Started fall cleaning. Cleaned our baseboards, and under and behind all furniture and appliances. 3.Bought tickets to see Billy Gardell in November. 4.Watched the pilot episodes of This is Us, and Pitch. I really liked them both. 5.Bought a few new Halloween decorations. 6.Tried a new … [Read more...]

Lentil & Black Bean Vegan Soup (spicy) #VeganFoodShare

Our teenage daughter has been vegan for a long time now, and though we chose not to be we still try to support her by finding new recipes the whole family can enjoy. This is our newest soup recipe. It's high in protein, very hearty, and has a spicy kick to it. Perfect for chilly fall evenings. Ingredients: 2 tables spoons of extra-virgin olive oil 2 carrots, cleaned and cut 1 glove of garlic, … [Read more...]

Easy Vegan Lasagna Recipe & Kitchen Clean up #ScrubCloth

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ScrubCloth #CollectiveBias It took our daughter over a year to ease her way into living a vegan lifestyle. As her parents, we do what we can to be supportive. One of the biggest adjustments has been meal planning. Most of her meals take a lot longer to prepare and cook. Then there is the … [Read more...]

Vegan Chocolate & Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe

Having a teenager that is vegan can be challenging. Though our daughter loves to cook for herself, she often goes without dessert. This was a fun recipe to try. Even though we're not all vegan here, we all enjoyed the cupcakes. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons distilled white … [Read more...]

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