Archive | Side Dishes

Soy Curl ‘Shrimp’ and Cheesy Cauliflower Grits

Hey guys! Sorry it’s been sooooo long since I’ve posted anything. My blog was hacked! All of a sudden, I was getting thousands and thousands of Chinese emails in my TVW account and then the host took down my blog for security reasons! It took months and months to get it mostly fixed (there are […]

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Chile-Soy Tofu with Sauteed Asparagus and Mashed Potatoes with Dijon Horseradish Gravy

Usually, the recipes I post are for a single dish rather than the whole meal but this composed dish was so amazing that I had to keep it all together. I knew I was making tofu for dinner and Tom said he wanted mashed potatoes so that was on the menu. The only question was how […]

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Vegan Potato & Spinach Cheddar Fritters with Horseradish Dipping Sauce

Yesterday was one of those days when I didn’t know what to make for dinner and the veggie supply was running low. You know those times – you look through the fridge and try to figure out what you can make from what you have, like it’s a basket on Chopped. I had potatoes and […]

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Orange Balsamic BBQ Tempeh and Cheesy Chickpea Polenta

The other night I have a craving for BBQ. Whenever I make BBQ, I want mashed potatoes on the side. But I was out of potatoes. Then I thought polenta would be good but I didn’t have any cornmeal or polenta either. 🙁 I was getting ready to think up something else for dinner when […]

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VeganMoFo #17: Potato and Onion Kugel with Sauteed Apples Done 2 Ways

Today is a bit of a departure from my VeganMoFo theme because I am not reviewing any products. However, it’s still another post about delicious vegan food with a recipe so I’m sure it counts. Rosh Hashanah is almost upon us. If you are planning a big dinner for your friends and family, you will […]

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Vegan and Gluten-Free Potato Blintzes

It’s Shavout, the Jewish holiday where we commemorate receiving the Torah, and for most people who celebrate, it brings to mind dishes that focus on dairy. However, I just read an interesting article on The Jewish Daily Forward called “Want Authentic Shavout Meals? Try Fruit, Not Dairy.” The article states that dairy was not an […]

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How to Make a Vegan Passover Seder Plate Plus a Recipe for Charoset

  Anyone who has been to a Passover Seder knows that the Seder Plate is the centerpiece of the table. It is rich with symbolism of the Exodus of the Hebrew slaves and is a main part of the Seder’s ceremonial rituals. But some of the items on the Seder plate are not vegan-friendly and […]

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Product Review: Ziggy Marley Organics…and Recipes for a Jamaican Vegan Feast!!

  “It is much easier to show compassion to animals. They are never wicked.” – Haile Selassie I miss a lot of things since moving upstate especially all the different types of food I used to be able to eat. Of all the cuisines I miss, the one I miss the most? Ital food! Not […]

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Fast & Festive Apple Sauce with Cinnamon and Cloves

I just posted 9 different recipes for latkes and 5 recipes for dipping sauces and creams. But where’s the apple sauce, my favorite condiment for latkes? Latkes with no apple sauce???? NOOOOOO!!! Relax. Here is a fast (we’re talking 20 minutes max) and festive apple sauce. It’s rich, sweet from the apples and a little […]

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Lotsa Latkes Part II: Global Mash-Ups

Yesterday I posted 4 recipes for vegetable-filled latkes: traditional potato latkes, potato-zucchini latkes, zucchini-carrot latkes and Brussels sprouts latkes. Today I am going global, mashing up the customary potato latkes with some of my favorite ethnic flavors. It’s really fun to shake things up and try new things. I made 5 different styles of flavor-filled […]

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Lotsa Latkes Part I: Potatoes, Zucchini, Carrots and Brussels Sprouts

Every year I make dozens and dozens of latkes for Chanukah. I make the basic potato latkes and also potatoes mixed with zucchini like my mother did. But this year I felt like being creative and trying new things. I ended up going a bit crazy and made 7 additional kinds of latkes! Potatoes are […]

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