Archive | October, 2010
Halloween Omar!

Halloween Omar!

Happy early Halloween!  Between baking for the Veggie Pride Parade tomorrow, getting tested for my next belt in my Martial Arts classes (here’s a photo from my first test) and prepping for Vegan MoFo, I haven’t had a lot of time this week to make Halloween-y food.  And believe me, I’ve been dying too!  I [...]

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Veggie Pride Parade

Veggie Pride Parade

UPDATE: Just a quick update to thank everyone who came out for the Veggie Pride Parade on Saturday!  And after all the Animal Acres events I’ve done, I finally found a moment to grab a photo with Lorri! It was great to see so many familiar faces, and to meet new friends as well.  We [...]

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German Apple Cake

German Apple Cake

In my last post I wrote about an Oktoberfest party that our friends threw, and in addition to cheezy beer dip, I also brought along this German Apple Cake from The Joy of Vegan Baking. It was my first time making this, and unfortunately I didn’t have any applesauce on hand.  I subbed some egg [...]

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Cheezy Beer Dip

Cheezy Beer Dip

Our friends had an Oktoberfest party over the weekend, and I wanted to bring something that seemed appropriate for the occasion.  I’m not sure how authentic “Beer Cheese” dips are to the festival, but with beer right in the title, I figured it would work. I found some recipes online that used both cream cheese [...]

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Coconut Bundt Cake

Coconut Bundt Cake

Sometimes you just need some cake, and this guy arose from that need the other night.  I had an almost full can of coconut milk left-over in the fridge, and for some reason I was itching to bake something new (as if I don’t do enough baking already!).  “New” is the key word here, because [...]

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Grilled Avocado & Heirloom Tomato Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Grilled Avocado & Heirloom Tomato Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

Even though it’s technically fall, we’re still dealing with some very hot weather here in Los Angeles, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to let up anytime soon.  Since heirloom tomatoes still abound at the farmers’ market, and given that it feels like summer here, I thought I’d share this Grilled Avocado and Heirloom [...]

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Pumpkin Loaf Give-Away!

Pumpkin Loaf Give-Away!

UPDATE: The winner of the pumpkin loaf give-away is Michelle, whose favorite things about fall are… Sweaters, cool mornings and not wanting to get out of bed, pumpkins, squash and all the great fall veggies. I already like on FB and I’m not on twitter. Congratulations, Michelle!  Thanks again to everyone who entered, and stay [...]

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