It’s Thanksgiving & I will admit that I am missing the buzz & preparation of this holiday!  However I know that although we are not preparing a feast this year, even here in Sweden we plan to, in coming years, celebrate this holiday as we usually do- with a beautiful,Read More →

Flashback to Christmas Dinner 2014! I loved preparing this spread! Macadamia Nut, Basil & Olive Oil Spread Arugula with Grape Tomatoes, Grapeseed Oil & Sea Salt Grilled Asparagus Minnesota Wild Rice with American Parsley & Shallots Steamed Brussel Sprouts drizzled with Hazelnut Oil Gardein Holiday Roast with Cranberry, Kale &Read More →

Holiday sampler! I love cooking dishes with different holiday favorites leading up to the festive season so I know what recipes I want to make for the feast. This holiday sampler included cranberry jelly, slices of gardein Holiday roast (with kale, cranberry & wild rice) and farro with onions, parsleyRead More →

In my column for the 2015 holiday issue of Vegan Health & Fitness magazine  I share some personal reflections on holiday feasts as well as some tips & ideas for really thriving as a vegan during this time of year. Also included are tips for those hosting vegans! I also reached outRead More →

I started making Butternut Squash Purée this year & simply love it.  I bake the Butternut Squash until it is very soft (~45 minutes) & then remove from oven, de-seed it & scoop out the squash. I blend it with vegan butter (2-3 spoonfuls, depending on how creamy you wantRead More →

My first Vegan Thanksgiving! 2014 Manoa Valley, Oahu •Gardein Holiday Roast •Vegan Shepherds Pie (Recipe: Minimalist Baker) •Portobello mushrooms stuffed with Minnesota wild rice, shallots, & tomatoes & topped with crispy sage •Cranberry Jelly •Tomatoes & parsley with olive oil & sea saltRead More →