Quick hit: Two cooking classes

This is just a quick post, because it's such a nice day out, I can't stay inside!   The Cacao Tree in Royal Oak will be holding raw cooking classes this summer— four in all: making your own almond milk and flour, vegan taco meat and raw cinnamon rolls are among the courses offered. The... Continue Reading →

Vegan Turkish Menemen

I discovered this simple yet delicious breakfast in Istanbul. Back in my own kitchen, I’ve found this dish is easy to make and very filling. Unlike an omelette, the ingredients are just scrambled together. While menemen is usually made with eggs, I’ve substituted tofu for this version. And a note on the peppers: how spicy... Continue Reading →

Lemon rice soup, vegan

One of the first recipes I converted was lemon rice soup— traditionally made with chicken stock and shredded chicken, and a staple at Greek coney islands. But my first version was vegetarian, and I wanted to try making it vegan. I looked to food blogs Kahakai Kitchen and Choosing Raw for inspiration. This time, left... Continue Reading →

Happy opening day!

Pictured above: veggie hot dogs from the Brushfire Grill in Comerica Park. Gardenburgers, black bean burgers and veggie Italian sausage are also on the menu.   Sorry I've been AWOL the past week— final projects in grad school have been eating my time. But, I'll have a new recipe post up this week!

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