Cozy mushroom soup

Mushrooms are good for you, and they are “meaty”, making them an excellent meat substitute. New research is touting the benefits of mushrooms too. Try this easy mushroom-spinach soup recipe. It’s a perfect cold-weather meal. I served it with toast. #whatveganseat

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Mushroom chickpea hazelnut tart

I made this mushroom chickpea tart for Thanksgiving but I think it would be a wonderful Christmas dish with the hint of orange flavor. It was delicious, especially topped with a little gravy. Find the recipe on the NY Times vegetarian Thanksgiving page. Find my favorite gravy recipe here. #whatveganseat

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I heart the Instant Pot

This Instant Pot was my birthday gift this year, and I love it. Why didn’t I get one sooner, like when all my friends were raving about it? I have used it two times today already in preparation for Thanksgiving dinner (beans and wild rice), and I will use it one more time this evening […]

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Homemade Fig Bars

This recipe is adapted from PPK’s Whole Wheat Fig Bars, which is excellent, but I wanted to use less sugar and oil. If you like store-bought fig bars, you will enjoy these even more. Fig Filling 1/2 lb. dried figs hard stems removed and diced into small pieces (mixing Black Mission and Calimyrna figs work […]

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Now Offering Cooking Classes in the San Francisco Bay Area

The Practical Plant-Based Kitchen: Whole Foods, Plant-Based Cooking Classes in Your Home* Would you like to eat healthy meals at home, but can’t find the time to cook or don’t know the first thing about cooking healthy or cooking at all. Let Christine help. As a former project manager, she applied her mad organizational skills […]

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