vegan cheesy bacon fries

I had a craving for cheesy fries with smoky bacon (vegan, of course), and a big dollop of cashew cream on top. I’ve been eating a more whole foods, plant based vegan diet these days and I feel fantastic. Making my favorite foods vegan and healthy is somewhat of a challenge, but I’m having lots…

vegan “lobster” roll

I had a craving for lobster rolls. I used to go to a place in the cities called The Smack Shack where they make really good ones. Since going vegan, I obviously don’t indulge in lobster any longer. I thought about how to make something that even tastes remotely like one. I looked at some…

north coast ~ 2020

Hello, Friends. We just spent a lovely week on the North “Coast” of Lake Superior and it was such a refreshing vacation. This is an excursion we take every year. The tradition is relaxing and comforting. Now, more than ever, I think it’s important to try to enjoy simple pleasures like reading a good book,…

vegan picnic hoagie

We have been enjoying sooooo many beach picnics this year and this is, hands down, our favorite picnic sandwich. It’s easy to prepare and it travels well. I put the vegan mayo, tofurky, vegan cheese, spices, and onion on the hoagie buns and then wrap them up and put them in the cooler. I pack…