Vegan Cilantro Lime Ranch Dressing

Since The Kid has a dairy allergy and has from birth, she’s never had many of the things most of us take for granted. Ice cream, cheese, milk… ranch dressing. Now that she’s older, she sometimes asks me what such and such tastes like. It’s hard! Have you ever tried to explain the taste of […]

Tofu Yum Yum Rice Bowl

I love reading through Bon Appetit magazineĀ and learning about fancier cooking ingredients and finding different ways to use them. I’ve tried a lot of things that I never would have heard of otherwise. Plus it gives me an excuse to poke around our fancy grocery store. šŸ˜‰ They have a feature in the front of […]

Baked Vegan Corn Dogs

When The Kid was in daycare, they used to serve these huge golden brown corn dogs. You could buy them in massive quantities at Costco and just heat them in the microwave. I won’t name brands but if you ever read the ingredient list on the box, you’d collapse in horror at the science experiment […]

Zucchini Lasagna with Spinach Tofu Ricotta

Everyone loves pasta but it’s not always feasible to squeeze cheesy gooey lasagna in when you’re trying to keep calories down. One easy way to make a change is to use spiralized zucchini (AKA zoodles), but another way is to use it like flat pasta noodles in a “lasagna” by just slicing them into rounds. […]

Spinach and Zucchini Quiche with Quinoa Crust

The other day I found a recipe for a fruit tart that used quinoa for a crust and I thought that was a unique idea. If the magazine could make a sweet crust with quinoa, I didn’t see any reason why you couldn’t use it in a savory crust as well. Obviously you’d want to […]