Category: German Cuisine

Vegan German recipes for every day cooking or for special occasions. Plenty of tasty, easy recipes for your Oktoberfest celebrations!

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 […]

simple potato leek soup
French Cuisine, German Cuisine, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Slow Cooker, Stove Top Dishes, Vegetables

Simple Potato Leek Soup

I love having this simple potato leek soup as a “go to” slow cooker fall potato soup – for those days when I am busy, but want something warm and filling for dinner. This pot of soup cooked while we were at a movie. When we came home, the house smelled spectacular and we were […]

rustic sauerkraut casserole
German Cuisine, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, One Pot Dishes, Oven Dishes

Rustic Sauerkraut Casserole

This rustic sauerkraut casserole is an easy dish from the German countryside. I’ve made mine in my cast iron skillet for easy baking, serving and cleanup. Easy preparation and a one hour cooking time make this a great dish for a German meal. Prepare everything else while the casserole bakes. I use a small amount […]

Appetizers, Condiments, Dips and Salsas, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, German Cuisine, Oil Free Recipes, Summer Holidays

4 Mustard Dips for Pretzels

These four tasty mustard dips for pretzels are all very different from each other. Each sauce is delightful in its own way, some sweet and some savory. The last time I made pretzels, I also made several different mustard dips or sauces for us to try. Then we decided to test the mustards by also […]

molasses ginger crinkle cookies
Birthdays, Desserts, Fall & Winter Holidays, German Cuisine, Oven Dishes

Molasses Ginger Crinkle Cookies

You won’t find a more perfect Christmas or holiday vegan cookie than these molasses ginger crinkle cookies. They’re soft, yet firm, and full of deep flavors. These are very sugary (since you roll them in large granules of sugar). But, with a nice cold glass of your favorite plant based milk, these are just a […]

homemade slow cooker applesauce
Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Fruit, German Cuisine, Gluten Free Option, Oil Free Recipes, Slow Cooker, Snacks, Sweet Sauces

Homemade Slow Cooker Applesauce

Homemade slow cooker applesauce is easy, convenient and delicious! Just put your cut up apples into the slow cooker and check back on them later. You control the levels of sugar or cinnamon in the applesauce (maybe none!), and can make it as chunky or smooth as your family likes! Determining the sweetness of the […]