Monthly Archives: November 2012

Cornelia Guest’s ‘Simple Pleasures’: French Toast


This recipe comes from Cornelia Guest’s ‘Simple Pleasures.’ It was the first time I have had vegan French toast. The recipe uses: 1. 1 12 oz package of drained silken tofu, 1 1/2 cup milk (almond, hemp, or soy), 2 Tbsp. corn starch (I used Ener-G Egg Replacer instead: find out more about […]

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Nutritional Yeast


What the $#@! is nutritional yeast? It is a deactivated yeast, that is an essential part of any plant-based eater’s pantry. It comes as yellow flakes or powder usually in a tub the same size as a typical can of parmesean cheese. But some grocery stores, such as Wegmans, have nutritional yeast […]

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Replacing Eggs


Every time I visit my hometown’s Bakery (it is actually called ‘The Bakery’), I can smell the sweet deliciousness from outside the door…the smell of the black and white cookies, rainbow cookies, brownies, chocolate cake with fudge frosting..chocolate chip cookies…seven layer cakes……okay, maybe smelling it is not quite as good as […]

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Earth Balance


What the $#@! is Earth Balance? It is an absolute must have! It is a butter replacement that can be used as a spread, in baked goods, or in any other dish that you would use butter. It is similar to margarine, but be careful-most margarines have casein or some […]

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All Hail Seitan!


What the $#@! is seitan? That’s Seitan (SAY-TAN) not Satan. If you have Celiac disease (allergy to gluten), steer clear seitan as it will suck up your soul! But for everyone else, seitan is a meat substitue made from wheat but should not be confused with flour or bread. It […]

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