A Ready-Made Vegan Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and whether you are a procrastinator who has yet to decide what will be on your menu or someone who doesn’t like to cook, you’re in luck. Our simple heat n’ serve Thanksgiving meal is not only vegan, quick, and easy, it is delicious, too. Today, vegans can enjoy […]

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Making Halloween a Cakewalk

This Halloween we ordered each of our kids a Cakewalk Baking Company “Halloween Gift Box.” The first vegan bakery in Utah, Cakewalk Baking Company has been offering holiday-themed vegan gift baskets for several years now: for Halloween, Easter, and even Festivus. We’ve been meaning to give them a try for a while, and this morning, our […]

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A Very Vegan Halloween 2013

There was a time when Halloween was a holiday of deprivation for vegans. A time when we turned off the porch lights, closed the drapes, and pretended we weren’t home. We had nothing to offer the kids that would rival the treats from our neighbors and we certainly did not want the tricks. So we […]

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Vegan Easter Treats

To purchase: Vegan Store Natural Candy Store* Cakewalk Baking Company Sjaak’s Organic Chocolates* Rose City Chocolates* Sweet & Sara ————- Follow on Facebook: www.facebook.com/allamericanvegan Follow on twitter: @allamervegan Buy the book: All American Vegan

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Declare Your Independence

As much as these words from the Declaration of Independence have shaped American history, they will continue to shape its future. Because while the war for political independence they sparked may be long over, the battles for liberation which they continue to inspire are not. There are still billions of beings who do not yet […]

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A Memorial Day Feast

All American Vegan-style Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer. But we’re not ready to give up monster portions of delicious food so we can develop our summer beach bodies. It’s time for one last fling. Recipes for fried no chicken, apple pie, potato salad, coleslaw, vanilla ice cream, and gel-oh! parfait are in the book. […]

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A Swinging Vegan New Year’s Eve

Why wait for January 1 to start your New Year’s resolution to go vegan when you can start the night before? And we’re going to make it very easy by veganizing the most popular American cocktails and giving you a host of vegan hors d’oeuvres. So pop that cork and start the celebration of the […]

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Vegan Lime Meltaways

Ingredients: ¾ cup vegan margarine (Earth Balance or Soy Garden), softened 1 cup vegan powdered sugar, divided (Whole Foods Organic Powdered Sugar) 2 Tbs. lime juice 1 Tbs. vanilla 1¾ cups plus 4 Tbs. all-purpose flour 2 Tbs. cornstarch ¼ tsp. salt To Prepare: In a large bowl, whisk together margarine and ½ cup powdered sugar until pale […]

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A Happy Vegan Hanukkah

Nathan is Jewish. But he’s not a very knowledgeable one. Whenever I ask him about Jewish traditions, he just shrugs his shoulders. When I ask him why he doesn’t know, he tells me he’s never really been a good Jew, reminds me he married a Goy, and that I should look it up online. When […]

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Vegan Scottish Shortbread

Our daughter, Riley, loves pie. Well, technically not pie, but pie crust. When she eats pie, most of the pie filling is scraped off to one side and ignored. That is why she loves shortbread. “It’s like pie without the filling,” she says. With a rich, “buttery” taste and a flaky, crumbly texture, shortbread is […]

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