Vegan Cranberry Apple Crumble


Adopted from an Emeril recipe to veganize. The mix of tart and sweet is very lovely and it made a pretty Winter Solstice dessert. My apologies for the less than stellar picture. We got busy eating and I forgot to take one until I was putting away leftovers! Ingredients 2 – 3 pounds firm apples (I used 6 Honeycrisp and Gala apples) peeled and chopped 1 package fresh cranberries, rinsed and sorted ½ cup raw sugar 3 tablespoons whole wheat pastry flour 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1.5 tablespoons orange juice ¾ cup whole wheat pastry flour ¾ cup rolled … Continue reading

Let It Scone, Let It Scone, Let It Scone!

Images by Ms. TheVeganAsana Jr.2

(All images by Ms. TheVeganAsana Jr.2) It’s time for another holiday festival of scone making. This is weekend #2 of making these little delicious pastries and there may be one more to go (we’ll see). Scones are delicious, easy, and last well, making good gift treats for friends, family, and coworkers. Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 T baking powder 1/4 t salt 2 T turbinado sugar (plus more for board) 1/4 C vegan margarine (soften if needed) 2/3-3/4 C soy milk Add ons: 1/2 C raisins and 3 T cinnamon 1/2 C dried cranberries, 2 T orange zest, 1/2 orange … Continue reading

Black Bean Mole Chili with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Spinach


Warm, spicy, rich, and full of vitamins. This vegan black bean chili can be served with the roasted potatoes and spinach in the bowl or on the side. Delicious! Ingredients  2 lb black beans 3-4 large carrots, peeled and sliced 5-6 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced 4-5 celery sticks, sliced 1-2 large onions, diced 8 cups fresh baby spinach 2 large cans diced tomatoes 2-3 jalapeños, sliced 4 T of vegetable broth powder 4 T of cumin 3 T of chili powder 1/4 cup of cocoa powder 1 T turmeric 1 T sea salt 1/4 cup of creamy peanut butter … Continue reading