SPICY SPUR-OF-THE-MOMENT MELANGE OF BLACK BEANS, ROASTED VEGETABLES & SEITAN (OR ALTERNATIVE)

Yesterday, I didn’t get around to thinking about what to make for dinner until late afternoon. Rummaging through the fridge for ideas, I saw the black beans that I had cooked the day before, and decided to make a bean stew of some sort, to go with the cooked rice I had in the freezer, […]

Vegan Baked Beans on Toast

For whatever reason, I feel like I’ve made it my mission to share the joy of beans on toast. I realize, it’s a bit of a funny mission. However, beans on toast is a magical thing and if you like beans, you should eat them on toast. Growing up in the midwest, baked beans were […]

QUINOA & BULGUR (OR, JUST QUINOA) SALAD WITH FRESH GREEN BEANS, CREMINI MUSHROOMS AND CHICKPEAS

This is the time of year when we often on tasty full-meal vegan salads for lunch or dinner.  Since we live on an island and can’t run to a supermarket or natural food store for everything that might be called for in a recipe, I often just have a look in the refrigerator, freezer and […]

VEGAN SEVEN LAYER DIP WITH BUFFALO REFRIED BEANS

Just the facts: if you aren’t mostly looking forward to the food on Super Bowl Sunday, you’re lying to yourself! I love football, but the biggest game of the year has me dreaming of Tex-Mex specialties, a few cold beverages, maybe something deep fried, perhaps a snack that could be described as “pizza-blasted,” and just […]