Recipes

Pesto Pasta with Green Beans and Potatoes

August 28, 2014

Today is Jon’s birthday so naturally I’m making him a special birthday dinner.  This will actually be one of three special birthday dinners I’ll be making for him this week, but who’s counting! Tonight’s dinner is from the pages of my upcoming cookbook, Vegan Without Borders. The recipe is for Trofie alla Presto with Green […]

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Watermelon Paletas from Vegan Without Borders

August 18, 2014

In just three more weeks my new book, Vegan Without Borders, hits the shelves and I couldn’t be more excited. Vegan Without Borders is the culmination of my years of restaurant experience, family recipes, travels, and food writing. I feel like I’ve been doing research for this book for thirty years – ever since I […]

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Blueberry-Chocolate Trail Mix Bark

June 11, 2014

If you’re looking for a great gift for Dad this Father’s Day, how about a homemade treat?  This Blueberry-Chocolate Trail Mix Bark from my book, More Quick-Fix Vegan is super-easy to make and because it’s made with nuts, fruit, pretzels, and chocolate, it hits all the right snack buttons: a little sweet, a little salty, […]

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Cookbook Giveaway Winner + Easy Peanut Butter and Banana Ice Cream

May 23, 2014

Thanks to everyone who entered my two-book giveaway to win a copy of my new book, MORE Quick-Fix Vegan (a new book in the “quick-fix” series) as well as a copy of Everyday Vegan Eats a terrific new book by Zsu Dever.  It was fun to see  what all of your favorite “everyday” meals are!  […]

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Everyday Vegan Eats: Recipe + Giveaway!

May 16, 2014

5/23/14 update:  THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.  Thank you to all who entered! I’m super-excited to be part of the blog tour for Everyday Vegan Eats by Zsu Dever, not only because Zsu is a longtime recipe tester of mine and I’m thrilled to see this talented lady’s recipes in print, but also because my […]

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Mango Fried-Rice Pudding

May 6, 2014

This recipe came about when I was in the mood for the mango sticky rice you get at Thai restaurants, but not in the mood to make it from scratch.  I happened to have a couple of ripe mangoes and some cooked basmati rice on hand (although jasmine rice would be more authentic).  I got […]

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