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Roasted Golden Beetroot, Quinoa + Kale Salad



There's always something exciting at the Farmers' Market. One of the things I'm loving from the market at the moment are the golden beetroots. I've had golden beetroot-based dish in a restaurant, but I've never used them in my dishes before. Golden beetroots are easy to prepare and won't bleed like red beetroots (another reason . . .

Vegan Beer Flatbread



Let's talk about that vegan beer flatbread I've been raving about lately and there are only five core ingredients to make it: bread flour, yeast, garlic powder, vegan beer and salt. We've used it to make perfect calzones, wraps, and even crispy pizzas using a different cooking method. Garlic powder is optional and not always . . .

Taco Beer Flatbread Pizza with Roasted Corn & Poblano



It is never too late to celebrate a national holiday in Mexico and the U.S., Cinco de Mayo, also known as the Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla. In the spirit of the Americanized Mexican holiday, I’ve made a pizza with delicious Mexican flavors. There’s always Mexican cuisine around our kitchen - everything from  red or green . . .

Vintners’ Alliance: Vegan Wine Review



We enjoy a bit of wine, but it’s not always easy to find confirmed vegan wines. Unfortunately in the production of beer and wine, some producers that still use animal by-products as fining agents (essentially a filtration process). Along with gelatin, some of the non-vegan fining agents are casein, albumen and isinglass . . .

Birthday Asian Noodle Salad with Tangy Peanut Sauce + Cucumber Soup



Today is Doni’s birthday. He is the food/product photographer and co-blogger behind vegan miam (he does some proofreading and writes travel-related posts and product reviews). Not only is he an amazing photographer, but he is my best friend, soulmate, fashionista (well yes, he has great taste in fashion), and vegan foodie buddy. Doni’s early birthday . . .

Chilled Cucumber-Cilantro Soup



Sweltering hot days in Oregon, what you need desperately is a chilled and refreshing soup. We made Mark Bittman's Asian-Style Cucumber Soup (view here) with some substitutions and it wasn't vegan. We used tamari and Edward & Sons Not-Chick'n Bouillon to make a gluten-free version. This vegan and gluten-free Chilled Cucumber-Cilantro Soup is filled with . . .