Book Report: The Edgy Veg + Bonus Recipe for The Token Kale Salad

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Photo credit: Brilynn Ferguson

When I went vegan over a decade ago, there weren’t that many vegan cookbooks. Nowadays, a new book comes out each week! There is a kind of vegan genre happening right now – mac and cheese, jackfruit, cauliflower, meatless meatballs, baked goods, and of course, kale salads. Each book has their own spin on things and this one is no exception. I am talking today about The Edgy Veg  by Candice Hutchings from the blog The Edgy Veg (duh!). Continue reading “Book Report: The Edgy Veg + Bonus Recipe for The Token Kale Salad”

Eggplant Bacon & EBKT: Eggplant Bacon, Kale & Tomato Salad

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Eggplant Bacon!

How about bacon made out of eggplant? LOVE it! I harvested 6 eggplants from my garden and couldn’t wait to make bacon. The flavors are pretty typical of vegan bacon, smoky and maple-y. I doctored up my recipe for parsnip bacon because eggplants are more intense in flavor and the result is divine. Continue reading “Eggplant Bacon & EBKT: Eggplant Bacon, Kale & Tomato Salad”

Party Salads: Three Bean Salad with Arugula, Cabbage-Carrot-Corn Slaw & Greek Style Orzo Salad

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Three Bean Salad with Arugula, Cabbage-Carrot-Corn Slaw, Greek Style Orzo Salad

When ever I have parties, I make big bowls of salad. They vary from party to party but I wanted to show you how easy it is to make healthy and delicious dishes that go with anything. I’ll make apps like guacamole and chips or hummus. And something baked like spinach pie or pizza. Continue reading “Party Salads: Three Bean Salad with Arugula, Cabbage-Carrot-Corn Slaw & Greek Style Orzo Salad”

My Big Fat Greek Salad

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When I was growing up, and well into my 20’s, my family frequented two local Greek restaurants. I have a love of all things Greek from those days, including one of the very first things I ever veganized, spinach pie. I think it is the dill and the freshness of it all. I have veganized other favorites too including tzatziki sauce and spinach and rice. Continue reading “My Big Fat Greek Salad”