Vegan on the Cheap

More than a Meat(less) Loaf

August 23, 2010

Whenever I get one of those nagging food cravings I usually give in to it right away so I can get it out of my head and get on with my life. That’s how it was with this vegan meatloaf. Despite the fact that it was 90 degrees outside, I just had to turn on […]

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Vegan on the Cheap — “Double Your Luck” Book Giveaway

August 13, 2010

In honor of Friday the 13th I’m announcing a special giveaway of my new book, Vegan on the Cheap. Beginning today, you can enter to win a copy of this cookbook not once, but twice. Here’s how to enter: Entry #1: Simply leave a comment at the end of this post for a chance to […]

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Seitan and “Crab” Oscar — and a Cookbook Giveaway!

August 1, 2010

Although I rarely buy prepared faux meat products (give me seitan, tofu, or beans any day), I’m always intrigued when a new line of products comes out, especially when they are of stellar quality. I view such products as vegan “ambassadors” or a helpful bridge for anyone reluctant to go veg because they think they’ll “miss […]

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Smoky Joes

July 15, 2010

My current favorite version of sloppy Joes are the Smoky Joes from Vegan on the Cheap. I make them with ground seitan, although you can use what you like, including veggie burger crumbles, cooked lentils, tempeh, or even bulgur. Smoky Joes get their smokiness (and heat) from chipotle chiles in adobo. I like to make […]

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Berry Cobbler

June 17, 2010

It happens every year. Without planning, it always seems that I use up the last bit of frozen blackberries from the previous season right around the time when the new season’s berries are making their way towards ripeness. In the last few days, a huge volume of flowers on my old tangle of blackberry bushes have […]

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By Popular Demand: Quick Lo-Mein

May 27, 2010

By a slim margin, Quick Lo-Mein was voted the recipe from Vegan on the Cheap you’d most like to see. I can’t help but think voters were swayed by this luscious looking photo taken by Tami at Vegan Appetite.  But, in addition to being photogenic, I think this recipe is a good choice because it’s versatile, […]

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