Always learning: vegan cooking lessons with Sunbasket

At the beginning of this New Year, my husband John and I decided we wanted to switch back to eating fully vegan. Since we first got married in 2013, most of the 4-and-a-half years we’ve been married, we’ve been eating vegetarian. 2017 — I began to introduce seafood back into my diet, periodically eating dairy-free. […]

Provolone Lettuce Tomato Sandwiches (PLTs)

A married couple (Cody and Lalita) from our church invited John and me to their house for lunch.  I let them know ahead of time we are vegetarians. Knowing that not everyone is used to cooking vegetarian-friendly food, I offered to bring something to help for lunch.  Her reply? “We got it covered.” I was […]

Kale and Maple Roasted Brussel Sprouts Salad

This salad was a happy accident.  I threw it together mostly with ingredients I already had on hand, though I did buy Brussel sprouts, fresh thyme and shallots for the dressing.  I really loved how the flavors of the smokey goat cheese and coconut bacon balanced with the earthiness of the thyme and light sweetness of […]

Falafel Sliders With Avocado Hummus

I have to sing the praises of Chef Chloe Coscarelli.  I bought her cookbook “Chloe’s Kitchen” a few weeks ago and I love her fresh, simple take on cooking.  She was the winning contestant on the television show Cupcake Wars and her vegan cupcakes (delicious flavors like Ginger Spice Nutmeg with Vanilla Buttercream, Raspberry and Amaretto […]