Double Cream Garlic Herb Mushroom Pie satisfies your hearty, cheesy vegan comfort food cravings, perfect for Pi Day or a Friday!
Longtime readers of spabettie know I love my pie. I also love Pi.
I make a Pi tribute pie every year, and those years I have had a blog, I have shared them with you.
This year, Pi Day is extra
nerdy special – not only it is the year ’15, this year we can also take Pi out a few more decimals at 9:26 am, and 53 seconds.
I made a savory pie [click to continue…]
I have been sitting on this cheese sauce recipe for a while.
I first made it last summer, then got a bit distracted from any kind of cooking. I did think about making some while the Hawaii Honeymoon Hurricane Hit the Horizon. We grocery shopped for all the essentials before that one day storm.
I am realizing I still need to share wedding details with you. We had some tasty vegan food, and the groom’s cake was fun.
I started making this recipe again around the holidays – I am generally the maker of the appetizers and snacks for the holiday day – everyone loved it.
I recently got my hands on the Beyond Meat Beast Burger, in slider form. They were sold out of the burger size, I am still wondering if they are the same. I have heard mixed reviews, but Jason and I both liked the flavor. You know how you [click to continue…]
Avocado Kale Florentine with Smoked Paprika Hollandaise – this is perfect for a weekend brunch at home – fresh avocado, greens, and a smoky hollandaise – delicious!
Brunch is my favorite thing.
When asked to review Kristy Turner’s gorgeous new book, But I Could Never Go Vegan!, I knew immediately this florentine would be the recipe I made first.
This recipe is made with all of my favorite things – crispy crunchy creamy avocado, garlicky sautéed kale, gloriously rich hollandaise. Brunch perfection, for a lazy weekend morning at home.
I have made this recipe three times since receiving this book, and the second and third times? I doubled the hollandaise portion so I could have leftovers.
That saucy goodness is tasty over many things.
This florentine is just one of many brilliantly creative and flavorful recipes to [click to continue…]
Total nostalgia for me, this dish. As soon as I pour the vermouth in the skillet and the sauce comes together, I am transported back to childhood. My kitchen smells so good, and I can envision Little Kristina making a big plate of buttered rice, and pouring a big ladle of this red sauce over the top.
Sometimes I ate a small amount of chicken, but even back then as you know, I was not all that fond of the meats.
It was what my mom did with chicken that I loved. The flavors in this dish – tangy smoky sweet – instantly remind me of mom’s cooking.
Now that there are decent plant based versions of chicken, I am reworking some of mom’s recipes. This was the first dish I wanted to make – I have cravings for this one often. Aside from the chicken, the only other ingredient that is not naturally vegan is Worcestershire.
But I found this sorcery, and all was right in the world again.
This [click to continue…]
Pink Thumbprint Cookies with Whiskey Ganache
Valentines Day has always been a favorite holiday for me. Even when I was single, I’d grab another unattached friend or two and have a friend date. One year, I was the third wheel to my close friends night out – we had a great time!
Valentines means even more now. As most of you know, Jason and I got married last September, in what is one of the most fun weekends I have ever had. We have a bit of a secret, though – only our very close friends and family knew that last year on Valentines Day? We got married.
It was a [click to continue…]
When it comes to frozen desserts, I am firmly in the camp that believes they are not just for summertime. We are a year round ice cream house here. In January, when many are making amends for an overindulgence of holiday sugars and going light, possibly even sugar free, there are many ‘treats’ that can still be enjoyed. This light, fresh and flavorful sherbet is definitely one of them. Another plus? It is incredibly easy to prepare, and has only two ingredients. Yes, two.
Those two ingredients are bringing a fresh taste of summer to the middle of your winter. The warming Curry Cashew Crunch? Pairs perfectly to bring many complex layers of flavor and textures – warm, spicy, and crunchy over fresh, light, and cool. Sweet comes from the fresh pineapple – no added sugar is necessary.
If you already know I like my ice cream, you [click to continue…]
Smoothie Saturday is back!
I am back from business trip / vacation, and all I want are All The Vegetables. I just spent a week in San Francisco, and while I ate some awesome freshness, I also spent several days walking the Fancy Food Show, sampling, eating, sampling, drinking!
I also made some new friends.
In the days since I have been back home, I have made some glorious salads. Some veggie stuffed wraps. And a smoothie or a juice every morning.
My slideshow for January is just that – twelve nutrient packed smoothie and juice recipes.
Flu Fighting Red Grape Cooler
Candy Bar Smoothie
Piña Colada Breakfast Smoothie
Click through the Smoothie Slideshow here:
Check out Bright and Vibrant – Nutrient Packed Juice and Smoothies
by Kristina at Foodie.com
or click here to see the whole collection.
SLIDESHOW SPONSORED BY FOODIE VIA GLAM MEDIA. ALL OPINIONS EXPRESSED HEREIN ARE THOSE OF SPABETTIE.