Vegan “McDonald’s” Pops Up in Detroit

The Vegan McDaddy’s pop-up will take place at pub Nancy’s Whiskey in Detroit on February 17. The McDonald’s-themed event is put on by Street Beet—a pop-up company founded by local vegan entrepreneurs Nina Paletta and Meghan Shaw. While the menu is not yet confirmed, local media outlet Metro Times reports possible contenders will take on […]

Seeds and Winter Gardening Thoughts

Posted by cookinwithherbs I’ve been thinking a lot about seeds lately due to the fact that I have a pile of seed catalogs sitting here awaiting perusal. I also recently finished reading “From Our Seeds & Their Keepers” by Bevin Cohen, which has definitely inspired me to start saving more seed than I do.

Date Weekend in Nashville

Paul and I had plans to celebrate Valentine’s Day on Saturday with a date night dinner at Kayne Prime. It’s a fancy steakhouse in Nashville with vegan options, and he had a huge gift card that he’d won in a work contest. Wouldn’t have been our first choice, but free food and drinks! But I […]

Salted Caramel Granola Bars

After I finished grad school and had to start repaying my student loans, I decided to set up a deferred payment plan where I’d pay a smaller monthly payment for a few years, and then the payments balloon later. Obviously by then, I’d be rolling in cash from my swanky library job and I’d have […]

Black Bean Soup

Black bean soup, a healthy, hearty, satisfying and comforting meal or side dish. It’s ready in 30 minutes and extremely easy to make. black bean soup Black beans are my favorite beans in the whole world and I tried them just a few years ago thanks to the blog. It was love at first taste! […]

Easy Vegan Black Bean Soup Recipe (Oil-free)

This Easy Vegan Black Bean Soup Recipe is Oil-free, just 8 simple ingredients and ready in less than an hour! It is not your ordinary bland black bean soup, but loaded with flavor and the perfect texture! JUMP TO RECIPE EASY VEGAN BLACK BEAN SOUP No more bland black bean soup my friends. I’ve had… […]

Vegan Lentil Soup – Instant Pot or Saucepan

1 Pot Vegan Lentil Soup made in Instant Pot or Saucepan. This Easy Lentil Vegetable Soup is warming, comforting and so filling. 30 Minute Freezer friendly, Everyday Ingredients. Gluten-free, Soyfree, Nutfree Recipe.  Jump to Recipe Lentil soups in various forms are pretty much a staple in the house. Whats not to love! A Comforting Bowl of […]

Review: Sweet Earth Foods Frozen Meals – BBQ Quesadilla // Cauliflower Mac

If you’ve ever glanced at a vegetarian section in a grocery store you’ve seen Sweet Earth Foods frozen entrees. Today, I’m giving their convenient Aloha BBQ Quesadilla, and vegan Cauliflower Mac dishes a try! Let’s see how it… Read More The post Review: Sweet Earth Foods Frozen Meals – BBQ Quesadilla // Cauliflower Mac appeared […]

Ultimate Vegan Nachos

You don’t need dairy to make a killer plate of nachos! Piled high with refried beans, creamy guac, and diary-free queso, these vegan nachos will be a hit with vegans, vegetarians and omnivores alike. Watch out, because they’re addictive! At more than one point during my teens I’m sure I made an entire meal out […]

<i>Baywatch</i> Star Partners with Olympic Medalist to Launch Vegan Podcast

New vegan podcast “Switch4Good” debuted this week. The podcast is hosted by vegan actress and wellness coach Alexandra Paul (who played Stephanie Holden on popular series Baywatch) and vegan Olympic cycling medalist Dotsie Bausch. The pair—who both struggled with food addiction during their twenties—will interview a variety of guests, including expert nutritionists, professional athletes, thought […]