Vegan Recipes

Chinese Broccoli and Baked Tofu Wontons in a Ginger Soy Broth

Chinese Broccoli and Baked Tofu Wontons in a Ginger Soy Broth

There’s no doubt that my wife and I love asian food. We eat vegan dishes from throughout asia on a weekly basis. Also, Emily’s mom is the best chinese cook I’ve ever enjoyed a meal from. I’ve also learned a lot from her over the years. So, it should come as no surprise that wonton [...]


Savory Spinach, Tomato, and Smoked Tofu Breakfast Pastry

Savory Spinach, Tomato, and Smoked Tofu Breakfast Pastry

I have to say, “this is the best breakfast recipe I’ve ever tasted”. I wanted to emphasize this because it’s true. Once you make and try this dish you may never go back. This awesome recipe comes from, vegalicious.org. If you want to be amazed by great vegan recipes you should visit this site often.


Greek Potato and Tomato Bake

Greek Potato and Tomato Bake

This tasty Greek inspired dish works well as a side dish, and has a great flavor. Sometimes, my wife and I just eat this as a main course with a salad and some fruit. Enjoy!


Peach Cake with Vanilla Icing

Peach Cake with Vanilla Icing

This is a really delicious vegan dessert, and is very easy to make. You can serve it by itself, or you can add the icing and the garnish. Either way it’s oh so tasty. It also keeps well in the refrigerator for a day or two. Enjoy!


Asian Fusion Slaw Stuffed with Vegetables, and a Tangy Dressing

Asian Fusion Slaw Stuffed with Vegetables, and a Tangy Dressing

This recipe mixes together so many textures and flavors that the end result is a mouthwatering crutch fest. It’s great by itself, or served along side any main course. It’s best if put in the refrigerator for 20 to 30 minutes before serving.


Persian Rice with Dill, Currants, Pistachios and Yogurt

Persian Rice with Dill, Currants, Pistachios and Yogurt

The flavors of this dish are amazing. Tangy yogurt, sweet currants, and crunchy pistachios combine with the basmati make a very tasty rice dish. You can serve this by itself as a snack, or add your favorite veggie or protein for a full meal. Enjoy! The original recipe was from Taste of the East. All [...]


Potato, Broccoli, Spring Onion, and Cherry Tomato Salad with Herbed Walnut Pesto

Potato, Broccoli, Spring Onion, and Cherry Tomato Salad with Herbed Walnut Pesto

This fresh tasting salad combines buttery Yukon Gold potatoes with crunchy and colorful broccoli, spring onions and cherry tomatoes. The rich flavors of the herbed pesto finish this dish off perfectly. I like serve this salad with freshly baked warm italian bread. Enjoy!


Puréed Zucchini and Basil Soup with a Mound of Blanched, Julienned Zucchini

Puréed Zucchini and Basil Soup with a Mound of Blanched, Julienned Zucchini

Puréed Zucchini and Basil Soup with a Mound of Blanched, Julienned Zucchini é


Almond Cheese with Cilantro, Peppers, Garlic and Cumin

Almond Cheese with Cilantro, Peppers, Garlic and Cumin

I found the original recipe for this dish at Vegan Chef. The site if full of great recipes, and the chef has written several vegan cookbooks. The recipes are easy, and tasty. I’ve never really liked vegan cheese purchased from a store. I’ve always wanted to make my own. When you make it yourself you [...]


Sweet and Sour Tofu Triangles with Broccoli and Almonds

Sweet and Sour Tofu Triangles with Broccoli and Almonds

This is my final recipe from the new Vegan Yum Yum cookbook. Every recipe I’ve made from this awesome book have left my wife and I speechless. If you love easy and tasty vegan recipes you should purchase this book. This was a really great dish. It was great when it was hot, and it [...]


Blueberry Almond Cornmeal Coffee Cake

Blueberry Almond Cornmeal Coffee Cake

I found the recipe for this tasty dessert at Eggless Cooking. This is just one of her awesome recipes so visit her site, and enjoy. This dish tastes incredibly good, and takes very little time to make. I’m currently trying to make all of my own desserts, and sweets. I’m in a phase where I [...]


Thai Inspired Cucumber Salad with Peanuts and Chiles

Thai Inspired Cucumber Salad with Peanuts and Chiles

My wife and I love cucumber salad. Many of the different ethnic restaurants we go to serve this dish. The original recipe was from Taste of the East. I made a few changes with the salad ingredients to add a bit more flavor and color. You can change this recipe in many ways. The ingredients [...]


Vietnamese Pancakes with Warm Vegetable Toppings

Vietnamese Pancakes with Warm Vegetable Toppings

This is one of those recipes that I will make on a regular basis. The original recipe was from Taste of the East. if you want to see the original recipe, and variations purchase this awesome vegan cookbook. I made some changes to suit my taste, and added some color variation. The basic recipe from [...]


Petite Dark Chocolate Doughnuts

Petite Dark Chocolate Doughnuts

I love mini chocolate doughnuts, but have never made them. This recipe is from my Vegan Yum Yum cookbook, and turned out to be the perfect non-fried doughnut. The recipe is fast and simple. This is my new go to dessert. By changing what goes into the doughnut itself, and the toppings the combinations are [...]


Stuffed Yellow Peppers and Zucchini with Homemade Marinara

Stuffed Yellow Peppers and Zucchini with Homemade Marinara

I originally found this tasty recipe at Vegan Epicurean, which is an awesome site! I changed a few of the ingredients to suit my taste, and rewrote the directions, but otherwise the recipe comes from the original. Please visit the site to see the original recipe.


Rice and Beans with Vibrant Veggies

Rice and Beans with Vibrant Veggies

This recipe is another awesome dish from Vegan Yum Yum. I’ve always loved rice and beans. Unfortunately, the ones I get out at local taquerias in San Francisco are a bit bland. I’ve made it a home many times, but while the taste is good, it’s not great. The following rice and beans recipe is [...]


White Beans, Green Peppers, and Tomatoes with Lemon Vinaigrette

White Beans, Green Peppers, and Tomatoes with Lemon Vinaigrette

I started this dish with a recipe from The Complete Book of Vegan Cooking. I made this the first time with the exact recipe from the book. For me it was a bit too spicy (maybe the wrong pepper), and there was too much dressing. Just my personal opinion. This recipe differs somewhat from the [...]


Quinoa, Cucumber, Tomato and Lime Salad

Quinoa, Cucumber, Tomato and Lime Salad

This recipe is from my new cookbook The Complete Book of Vegan Cooking. It’s a great reference as it has photos with all of the recipes. There are also step-by-step instructions with photos.


Indian / Asian Breakfast Hash with Potatoes, Spinach, Corn and Tomatoes

Indian / Asian Breakfast Hash with Potatoes, Spinach, Corn and Tomatoes

My wife and I both love a warm savory breakfast. We have never really liked tofu scramble which as vegans severally limits our options. This recipe started out as a way to use some leftovers, and turned in our favorite breakfast. When we got up we had two 1/2 dosa left over from the last [...]


Creamy Broccoli Dal

Creamy Broccoli Dal

This soup is a modern classic. The creamy taste of cream of broccoli soup combined with the flavor of Northern Indian cream based dal. This soup started a whole new flavor profile for my current techniques. This recipe is also from my new cookbook Vegan Yum Yum. This is the last recipe I will post [...]


Chickpea Salad with Vegan Mayo, Lemon Juice, Paprika, and Mustard

Chickpea Salad with Vegan Mayo, Lemon Juice, Paprika, and Mustard

As a designer I’ve always been told to learn by example. Currently, I’m learn a lot from my new favorite website Vegan Yum Yum. I found this recipe under her favorites category. It’s also one of our new favorites. It’s a very versatile recipe that can be served as an hors d’oeuvre, as a sandwich, [...]


Cauliflower Casserole, with White Sauce, Marinara and Herbed Tofu Ricotta

Cauliflower Casserole, with White Sauce, Marinara and Herbed Tofu Ricotta

This recipe was taken from my new vegan cook book, Vegan Yum Yum. I’ve own too many cookbooks to count over the years, however, this one really stands out. Every recipe has photos, ingredient lists and very good step-by-step instructions. I love this cookbook. I found this recipe to be fairly easy to make and [...]


Shanghai Tofu with Pine Nuts and Peppers

Shanghai Tofu with Pine Nuts and Peppers

The first time I had this dish was at a modern restaurant in Hong Kong named Ye Shanghai. Our relatives got the chicken version and Emily and I got the tofu version. It was simply delicious. Tofu with pine nuts peppers and seasoning and served with a plate full of crispy shao bing. The shoo [...]