Author Archives: The Vegan Life

Spicy Shirataki Noodles

I was really eager to try this recipe.  We love noodles and the thought of fat free noodles was really intriguing.  I am also a huge fan of Drunken Noodles–what wasn’t there to like?  This recipe didn’t disappoint.  I’ve made … Continue reading

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White Bean and Garlic Stew

My husband and I love garlic so when I found this recipe, it went immediately to the “must try” menu.  We loved it!  The carrots were particularly awesome.  I had an extra zucchini in the house, so I sliced that … Continue reading

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Smoky White Bean Quesadillas

This is one tasty vegan quesadilla!  And…it’s super easy!  You can make the spread in advance, take it for lunch or just use it as a chip dip.  The nutritional yeast and garlic give it a cheesy flavor and the … Continue reading

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Chile-Lime Glass Noodles

 I was in the mood for noodles and veggies last night, but wanted to try a new recipe.  This one was definitely a winner and let me experiment with some new veggie pairings.  We will definitely have it again.  I … Continue reading

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Ramen Noodle Soup

I love a good soup.  And I love noodles.  But often ramen noodle places aren’t vegan–the broth is made with a non-vegetable stock, there’s fish sauce, etc.  While this recipe is far from healthy, it is tasty and satisfies that … Continue reading

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Chickpea Pesto Sandwich

If you haven’t read Thug Kitchen, I highly recommend his recipes.  While the language can take you off guard if you’re not ready for it, his recipes rock!  I saw this recipe this week and had to try it! The … Continue reading

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Chickpea Tacos–Revisited with Additions

We’ve been on vacation–more new recipes to come!  However, tonight, we took one of our faves and added to it.  Back in June I posted about Roasted Chickpea Tacos–a fave in our house.  I decided tonight to add fresh guacamole … Continue reading

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Vegan Vichyssoise

As a child growing up, I LOVED when my mom made Vichyssoise.  I loved everything about it—the potatoes, the cream, the chives, even the white tureen in which it was served.  I never even made a non-vegan version, but all … Continue reading

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Vegan Black Bean Quesadilla

Mark and I had a great quesadilla at Sticky Fingers this week, so it was on my mind.  This recipe differs greatly from what we ate earlier this week, but it was really good. 1 (15 ounce) can great Northern … Continue reading

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Blueberry Lemon Thyme Smoothie

My friend Stephanie posted this recipe on her facebook page and since we have a ton of blueberries from our blueberry picking adventure this past weekend, I thought, why not? 1 cup Silk Pure Almond Light Original 1 cup frozen … Continue reading

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