This vegan wild rice and tofu casserole dish uses fall flavors like rosemary, sage, and umami flavored tofu.
Easy Vegan Shepherd's Pie, featuring a layered casserole of French lentils, vegetables, and mashed potatoes, provides a hearty, enjoyable holiday meal.
This unique vegan Cardamom Persimmon Pie recipe spices up traditional apple pie using Asian Fuyu persimmons and Iranian spice cardamom. It can be served alone, with vegan whipped cream or ice cream.
Indulge in allergen-friendly Frosted Sprinkle Cookies, beautifully inspired by Italian Love Knots, with delightful ingredients that spark joyful childhood memories. They'll complement any Italian vegan feast beautifully!
I have not blogged very much lately. Life's stresses and exhaustion has drained my creative energy, but when my kids jumped up and down when I made this green chili last week for dinner, I knew I had to share the recipe. This recipe is adapted from my very first vegan cookbook that I got … Continue reading Vegan White Bean, Green Chili
I often feel nostalgic for my childhood. The simpleness of life. Great cartoons, toys, clothes, music, and movies from the 1980s that I enjoy sharing with my children now. I remember a cookbook that I had as a child that I LOVED. I never actually cooked anything in it other than the Tic Tac Toe … Continue reading Daisy Biscuits
Pancakes with berries and whipped cream, its my kids' breakfast dream. A friend once asked me what I eat for breakfast as a vegan. I said anything you eat for breakfast, I can eat vegan. I love this teaspoon pancake recipe because it makes the perfect bite-sized pancakes for my kids. No cutting up my … Continue reading Teaspoon Pancakes
Anybody else need an island vacation? Until then, this cake is a little slice of paradise. This recipe is inspired by one of my kids’ favorite books - Eight Animales. I first tried this vegan recipe a month ago, and I have made it three (3) times since! It is delicious and perfect for dessert, … Continue reading Pineapple Upside-Down Cake
Rajma is the name for red kidney beans in Hindi. Rajma masala is a protein rich, kidney bean curry, traditionally made vegetarian if not vegan (depending on whether dairy or ghee is used). I got this rajma recipe from my law school friend 8 years ago when I first became vegan. She is a great … Continue reading Easy Rajma Masala
I love Indian food. I was recently talking to someone who said that she is open to eating plant-based but does not know what to cook. I was a bit surprised considering she is Indian! Whether making home-made Indian food, heating a ready-made Indian dish (Saffron Road is my favorite brand) or ordering from your … Continue reading Aloo Gobi (Potatoes and Cauliflower)
Who doesn’t love a pot pie? Marie Calendar’s frozen Chicken Pot Pies were my favorite in college. I remember eating them for lunch and dinner while studying for final exams and the Law School Admissions Test. Thankfully, I have a delicious, plant-based chick’n pot pie recipe that is easy and perfect for the holiday season. … Continue reading Holiday Chick’n Pot Pie
My 6 year-old daughter Layli loves to cook. Every Friday afternoon, we cook together. She is already planning to take over the blog and started to write recipes for us to share. 🙂 We enjoy making kale chips, cookies, lemonade, vegan Rice Krispies, and veganizing some of my own childhood recipes. These cinnamon rolls are … Continue reading Cinnamon Roll Scones
This carrot cake recipe has a special place in my heart. It is the first vegan cake I ever baked. It was 8 years ago, and I had never even heard of flax seeds let alone used them as an egg replacer in baking. One of my first vegan friends (whom I met at a … Continue reading Plant-Based Carrot Cake
A challah-inspired, homemade bread perfect for a season filled with delicious stews and comfort foods. Happy Fall, y'all. Challah bread has a distinctive braid, which symbolizes the coming together of family and friends. It is a bread of celebration in Jewish tradition. I love the slightly-sweet flavor, the golden crust, and the symbolism. A perfect … Continue reading Challah-Inspired, Homemade Bread
Last week, my kids and I made a gratitude list. We have been reading the book "30 Days to a Better World Starting with Me." One of the days was to make a gratitude list because gratitude brings happiness, and happy people try to make others happy. When I asked my 3 year old son … Continue reading Veggie Thai Red Curry
My mom created this recipe after tasting one of the frozen meals I would buy to eat during lunch at work. 🙂 This recipe, of course, is a better, fresher, healthier version and is now one of my favorite dishes. When my mom cooks for my family, I often ask her to make this dish. … Continue reading Tofu Daal Aloo Mattar
My six year old daughter loves to cook. Since I can remember, she has always asked to help in the kitchen. This past school year, before the pandemic, she was enrolled in an after school cooking club. While I knew all the dishes she would prepare would be vegetarian, I was pleasantly surprised when the … Continue reading Mini Apple Cinnamon Muffins
We are sharing another recipe using the awesome egg-replacer "Just Egg." It has been so exciting recreating our favorite foods egg-free. Removing egg from our household was very hard not because we loved eating eggs, but because I did not know how to replace the eggs in our breakfast or some of our favorite Persian … Continue reading Egg-free Frittata
I am SO excited to finally have a plant-based Mac & Cheese that my kids will eat. Honestly, box Mac & Cheese was the only dairy product we still had in our home because my kids loved it soooo much. Being home over the last four (4) months, however, I have been able to try … Continue reading Easy, One-Pot Mac & Cheese