Mushroom Carnitas Tacos

Bingo! I really feel like I nailed this one. Tacos filled with meaty crispy carnitas made with king oyster mushrooms! I think this might just be my new favorite recipe. As I write this I’m thinking about when can I restock on king oyster mushrooms so I can make these again…maybe today! I made these […]

Easy Vegan Sausage Mushroom Marinara Pasta

Hi friends! Sending you into the weekend with one of those meal starter ideas that I keep mentioning this month. This easy vegan sausage mushroom marinara pasta isn’t a recipe (and I’m not sure that this share even constitutes a proper blog post!), but it’s one of the re-heatable dinners I’ve made most often for […]

Miso mushroom bowl

Hope you guys are well? I am nursing a bit of a cold since Saturday so I haven’t been very active or upbeat in the last few days. I spent most of my time staying on the sofa with my cat, watching Netflix and drinking buckets of herbal tea. Duncan is in the same boat, […]

Vegan Creamy Cauliflower Mushroom Soup

This vegan creamy cauliflower mushroom soup is brimming with good-for-you ingredients yet you’d never know it based on taste. Its savory, rich, and oh-so-creamy base is made with a combination of  nourishing cauliflower-cashew cream and vegetable broth.  You asked, and I listened. Along with the quickly mounting praise for this soup and this soup came… […]


Mushroom and beet bolognese is a hearty, crowd-pleasing, and delicious vegan main course. Perfect Winter supper that will satisfy vegans and meat-eaters alike! The post HEARTY MUSHROOM & BEET BOLOGNESE appeared first on The First Mess // Plant-Based Recipes + Photography by Laura Wright.

Hearty Vegan Mushroom, Bulgur, & Bean Chili

Happy Tuesday, all! I’m well behind Superbowl Sunday in posting this chili recipe, but no matter: giant pots of vegan chili are one of my favorite staples to batch cook and keep around, especially during the winter months. I scoop chili over rice, serve it with my favorite whole grain vegan cornbread, use it to […]

Mushroom Scallion Tartine with Poblano Yogurt

I think of this as a sheet pan sandwich recipe. You roast a bunch of mushrooms and scallions in a hot oven as your main components. And you whip up a simple poblano yogurt while those are roasting. Pile everything high on top of hearty slices of well-toasted bread, and you’re set. The poblano yogurt […]