Melissa

bistro beet burgers

These yummy burgers were heavily inspired by a recipe I found in Isa Chandra Moscowitz’s cookbook called “Isa Does It!” Such an amazing collection of delicious vegan recipes that are fun to make as well as healthy. These are my favorite veggie burgers! No contest! Oh, and I doubled the original recipe so I could…

best vegan creamy wild rice & mushroom soup

My daughter Andie developed a recipe for this amazing, creamy, hearty soup! Before going vegan, one of our favorite winter soups was creamy chicken and wild rice. This is even better, and you won’t miss the chicken even one little bit! 1 and 1/2 lb. baby portobello mushrooms 1 cup diced red onion 6 large…

best vegan macaroni & cheese

So I looked around for a good vegan mac and cheese recipe and none of them were cheesy enough. They were weird and dry. I stopped my search and decided it was time to just create a recipe of my own. I know some of the measurements look a little outrageous but you have to…

easy cinnamon rolls

These are delicious and pretty easy to prepare. The homemade dough actually goes together much quicker than I thought it would. I baked mine in a cast iron skillet, but you could use a 9×9 square baking pan if that’s all you have. For the dough: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 Tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons…

best vegan lasagna

I made lasagnas for our Christmas dinner this year and decided to create a recipe for the perfect vegan lasagna. This is truly unbelievable and even creamier and cheesier than my original Crock Pot Lasagna! And, it’s ridiculously easy to prepare. Your Crock Pot will cook it to perfection every time. You can make up…

best vegan breakfast sandwich

This is my first attempt at making a vegan breakfast sandwich, and I have to say, it turned out perfectly! I’m not going to do any tweaking the next time I make it. This delicious sandwich is everything a breakfast sandwich should be. I was tempted to add some sprouts or a tomato slice for…

overnight chia breakfast pudding

This creamy, chocolaty, overnight chia-oat pudding is my latest obsession. It’s so delicious and healthy, yet it’s like having dessert for breakfast! Feel free to add your favorite berries and toppings the next day. I love the combination of chocolate, bananas, and blueberries. for two servings: 1 small, ripe banana, mashed 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa…

crunchy teriyaki bbq cauliflower “wings”

Hello there! Here’s another amazing vegan recipe I developed. SO good in place of the traditional greasy, unhealthy, fatty chicken wings. An absolutely stellar party appetizer. Great for game day!   1 large head cauliflower 1 and 1/4 cups all purpose flour 1 Tablespoon garlic powder 1 Tablespoon onion powder 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2…

tutus by tulip

Check out these beautiful, custom-made, designer costumes by Tutus by Tulip! Hello friends! Happy Halloween week! We are so excited to announce our next featured artist, Jessica, the creator of the fabulous Tutus by Tulip! Here are a few words from her: “Tutu’s by Tulip are all handmade with love. They are whimsical, fun, sassy…