Recipes

Krista Veganizes: Pig Pickin’ Cake

Krista Veganizes: Pig Pickin’ Cake

Have you ever been to a pig pickin’? I know: weird topic for a vegan blog, but stay with me here. A pig pickin’, also known as a pig roast, is where an animal that’s smarter than a three year old is roasted over a […]

The #1 Secret to the Best Barbecue Jackfruit!

The #1 Secret to the Best Barbecue Jackfruit!

I have a secret. I mean, it isn’t really mine to tell, but I’ve linked the recipe. And it’s something that not a lot of people know, so hey, sharing is cool. Have you ever made barbecue jackfruit? Before this weekend, we’d made it twice. After […]

Quick & Easy Memorial Day Party Recipes!

Quick & Easy Memorial Day Party Recipes!

Good morning and happy Monday! It’s Memorial Day, and if you’re like me, you’re probably headed to a Memorial Day party. Also, if you’re like me, you might have procrastinated making something for it…whoops. Let’s not point fingers. I mean, life gets busy! Pets/children need […]

It’s Thursday! Sit Back & Relax With The Perfect Lemonade

It’s Thursday! Sit Back & Relax With The Perfect Lemonade

Good morning and happy Thursday! Looking for the perfect refreshment to start off your weekend or summer party? Keep reading!! When I first moved here, I went to Chik-fil-A for their lemonade on a semi-regular basis. I loved how sweet it was, but I never had […]

*Vegan* Oreo “Krispie” Treats

*Vegan* Oreo “Krispie” Treats

Happy Monday! How was your weekend? Ours was pretty busy. On Saturday, Dave and I attended a friend’s going-away party. I needed something to bring, but I didn’t have a ton of time to bake. Sure, I had Friday off, but I’d spent most of […]

‘Tis the Season: Strawberry Shortcake

‘Tis the Season: Strawberry Shortcake

When I was growing up, we were lucky to live four miles away from my grandparents. Every spring, my Grandma and Pop Pop would plow their gardens to plant tons of fruit and vegetables. Living so close meant a lot of access to this, especially for […]

End of the Season Warm Winter Salad

End of the Season Warm Winter Salad

I hate endings. Whether it’s a movie or an experience, endings mean that something is over and it’s time to move on. Moving on to warmer weather sounds good to me, but moving on from wintry flavors and hiding out under the blankets? Hold on […]

Green Smoothies & Getting Through the Flu

Green Smoothies & Getting Through the Flu

Every year in the middle of winter (with a blustery high of 78 degrees yesterday), I get this obsession to have a smoothie daily for weeks at a time. It’s not that I like eating goop, but it’s a solid way to get in my vitamins […]

It’s Not Paczki: Chocolate Chip Banana Doughnuts

It’s Not Paczki: Chocolate Chip Banana Doughnuts

Happy Tuesday! It’s the day before Lent officially begins, a day of indulgence before the 40 days of abstaining from something. Most years, I’ve chosen to abstain from chocolate or Diet Coke, and last year, I tried to abstain from meat. Well, it’s too late for […]

The Fudgiest Vegan Brownies

The Fudgiest Vegan Brownies

Back in 2011, I stayed over the summer with my aunt and uncle in Raleigh and spent a lot of time baking and found these brownies. For years, this was my go-to dessert, but now that I don’t eat dairy products, things have been a little different. […]