Category: Fall & Winter Holidays

Vegan Thanksgiving, Christmas and winter holiday recipes for your family and guests to enjoy. Celebrate with a variety of flavorful foods perfect for celebrations, even with non-vegans!

Brunch, Fall & Winter Holidays, Father's Day, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, French Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, One Pot Dishes, Oven Dishes, Vegetables

Roasted Potatoes Forestière

If you like basil, you will love roasted potatoes forestière. I love basil, so this recipe has always been one of my favorites. With only four main ingredients, it’s easy to make. But the rich flavors of the garlic and basil give deeper “umami” to the potatoes and mushrooms. And your house will smell so […]

peppery polish carrot soup
Easter, Fall & Winter Holidays, Gluten Free, One Pot Dishes, Soups, Vegetables

Peppery Polish Carrot Soup

This sweet, peppery Polish carrot soup is adapted from a recipe I came across on Instagram. I changed the ingredients up quite a bit, adding more vegetable broth, substituting chickpeas for the original beans (which I couldn’t actually interpret in the Polish recipe). Although I created my own recipe instructions, I did stick to the […]

Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Fall & Winter Holidays, Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Oil Free Recipes, Southern US Cuisine

Black Eyed Pea Dip with Lime Avocado Topping

I love the flavors in this black-eyed pea dip (which really resembles more of a salsa). I especially like the tanginess of the green olives and lime juice. The dish is so refreshing and satisfying! I like to serve mine with avocados tossed in lime juice, then topped with cracked pepper. You can either mix […]

Breakfast, Drinks, Fall & Winter Holidays

Vegan Hot Cocoa Mix

This vegan hot cocoa mix is one of the reasons I love switching from processed store bought foods to homemade versions. For your kids or yourself, it’s nice to know exactly what ingredients go into something, to choose those ingredients yourself, and to feel secure that your family isn’t eating anything unhealthy. Often, we fall […]

Desserts, Fall & Winter Holidays, German Cuisine, New Year's Eve, Oven Dishes

Vanilla Crescent Kipferl Cookies (Vanillekipferl)

Vanillekipferl, or vanilla crescent kipferl cookies, are a popular Christmas cookie in Germany, Austria, and many other European countries. They have a flavor very close to a butter cookie or shortbread, with the addition of ground almonds and vanilla sugar. A good dusting with confectioners’ and vanilla sugar sweetens the taste even more. Not only […]

Drinks, Fall & Winter Holidays, Gluten Free, Indian Cuisine, Spice Mixes

Chai Latte Spice Mix

This winter, use chai latte spice mix to make a warm, satisfying drink you’ll want every night. Add a little bit of richness to a hot chai tea with the addition of almond milk or coconut milk and maple syrup. You can adjust the amount of chai spice mix, plant based milk and maple syrup […]