Watermelon Agua Fresca



We love summer and there’s nothing better on a warm summer day than a refreshing beverage. This quick, simple recipe is bound to quench your thirst, satisfy those tastebuds, keep you cool and impress the guests this summer. Agua Fresca, literally fresh water in Spanish, is the ubiquitous drink of choice across most of Mexico.


Vegan Birthday Bolo De Bolacha



This decadent and easy recipe is inspired by our recent travels to Portugal and I have decided to make it in celebration of my birthday. During our time in Porto we were told that nearly every restaurant will have Bolo de Bolacha on the menu. This ubiquitous Portuguese cake is usually made with condensed milk,


Crisp Vegan Blueberry Muffins



It’s May, the seasons are changing and it’s just about time for the blueberries to hit the market. The berry season is one of my favorite things about being in Oregon over the summer months and one of the reasons I look forward to returning to Oregon soon. Sitting here craving those ripe, juicy and


Vegan Tartar Sauce



We’ve been having a tremendous time in Cape Town, venturing out to see penguins and seals in their natural habitat, visiting local farmers’ markets, sampling the ample and varied produce and taking it all in at the local (slow) pace. Sunny days and vegan options abound, it’s been an amazing trip. I can’t wait to


Vegan Gochujang Mayo



Gochujang is a pantry staple in my home. This Korean fermented red pepper paste is big on flavor and easy to incorporate into a number of different recipes, and not just the Asian ones. So when I recently started experimenting with making my own homemade mayo from scratch, I was immediately inspired to create a


Fennel Smoothie



When I was in Italy last year, I happened upon a small cafe in Turin with an extensive juice and smoothie menu. I was particularly excited to see that they had a smoothie with fennel in it. Since I love the subtle sweetness of fennel in savory dishes like risotto, I thought the combination could