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!

cranberry orange pistachio biscotti
Birthdays, Breakfast, Brunch, Fall & Winter Holidays, Italian Cuisine, Mother's Day, Oven Dishes, Snacks

Cranberry Orange Pistachio Biscotti

The third biscotti recipe in the trilogy with Triple Chocolate Vegan Biscotti and Simple Vegan Almond Biscotti is my favorite: a cranberry orange pistachio biscotti. I love the orange flavor the zest adds to the dough. The cranberries are chewy and sweet and the pistachios add rich flavor and a little saltiness. These are a […]

Brunch, Fall & Winter Holidays, Father's Day, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, One Pot Dishes, Oven Dishes, Sides, Vegetables

Garlic Vegan Parmesan Potatoes

I love finding a new side dish for dinner that is so good I know I’ll make it many times again, like this easy garlic vegan parmesan potato recipe. You’ll enjoy making this sliced sweet potatoes, Yukon gold potatoes, and yellow onions recipe, topped with herbs and garlic. When preparing the potatoes for this dish, […]

vegan cream cheese basil bomb spread
Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Fall & Winter Holidays, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Game Day, Gluten Free

Vegan Cream Cheese Basil Bomb Spread

This ultra delicious recipe for a vegan cream cheese basil bomb spread is a redo of an old family favorite. I started making it in the 1990s and my daughter remembers it fondly from her high school years. At the time, we were having dinner parties and cocktail parties fairly frequently. This dip was a […]

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 […]

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 […]