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Eat at Jumbos

The ever talented and connected Sarah Wolf mentioned to me that I should check out Eat at Jumbos. Her friend Grover Taylor owns this unique place in Somerville, on Broadway, in Ball Square. It turns out, they have a lot of vegan options and are working on more. Now this place is your classic pizza

Cashew Cheese

Okay, that sounds weird or maybe too good to be true if you are vegan and missing cheese. The truth is, it is really quite difficult to create something like cheese without dairy, especially the hard kind. This recipe is extremely versatile and creates a cheese remenisent of soft goat cheese. It also fills the

Artichoke Spinach Scampi

Artichoke Heart Scampi This is one of my favorite recipes. I make it often and you can add different veggies for color and brightness. 2 Tb Earth Balance or other vegan margarine 2 Tb olive oil up to 8 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped (I use a lot and the garlic sweetens as you cook

Good old fashioned Oatmeal Cookies

Okay, so sometimes I am in the mood for the traditional. I want something I had as a kid. Cookies have gotten so fancy these days. Here is a recipe I have been making a lot. I make a huge batch since my kids can eat a dozen in a day. 1 1/4 cup Earth

Pulse’s Vegan Jack Cheese for Nachos

Sadly, Pulse closed last fall. We miss them and Karen especially misses their nachos! This was adapted from the Pulse Cafe Cashew Jack. When they closed they posted it on their website. 1 1/4c raw cashews 1/2 cup nutritional yeast 1 1/2 t sea salt 1t garlic powder 1/8 t ground white pepper 3.5 c

Vegan “Greek Style” Yogurt

This is a recipe I have been waiting for for a long time. Ann keeps telling me how good it is. Well, finally, here it is. And not only is it Greek Style, but it is made by a real Greek, or is it Grecian? Soymilk or Coconut Milk Yogurt 32 ounces So Delicious Cultured

Pushing Veganism??

Vegan Butter

Okay, so I love Earth Balance. We go through a lot of it in our household. I was talking with Susanna Siegel the other day and she mentioned that she makes her own vegan butter. I am so excited about this idea. Yes, yes, it would be easier to buy Earth Balance but it gets

Gluten-free? How about White flour-free?

I have lots of friends who are gluten-free. At first, I admit, I found it difficult to understand and then I realized that these people were marginalized just like me. It is as difficult to eat out if you are gluten-free as it is to be vegan just for different reasons but still

Vegan Cream of Whatever Soup

I make soup a lot. Probably because it is a good way to use a lot of veggies that I have hanging around in the fridge. I make all different kinds based on what I have but this is a base recipe I use a lot and works with many different combinations. Cream of Whatever