To get ready for the grand opening of The Bear and The Blackberry House Restaurant, I have decided to cook for my friends and family more. So my very special friends Leah and Sandy came over for a vegan lasagna and salad feast! The lasagna was made of whole wheat noodles, to get the best … Continue reading kale and cremini mushroom lasagna
What time is it? It’s pasta time! We were inspired to make this pasta by the Sacramento Foods Co-op. They have a “Garlic Lover’s Pasta” in their deli case from time to time, which is vegetarian. But we went ahead and dreamed up a vegan version of this pasta, and MMMM MMM it’s good! The … Continue reading garlic cashew cream pasta with green peas
We tried a new spin on pasta, making a homemade sauce that was delectable and interesting. Using the magic amazing food processor, we blended together roasted butternut squash, toasted cashews, earth balance, nutritional yeast, soy milk, lemon, garlic, salt and pepper. We added it to some boiled whole wheat chiocciole pasta shells (“snail” in Italian, … Continue reading chiocciole with butternut cashew cream sauce
It was movie night at the good ol’ BEST house, so, what better snack than POPCORN!! Annnd, not just any popcorn will do, we wanted fancy popcorn treats. Ladies and gentlemen, introducing: Sweet Curry Ginger Popcorn and Vegan Cheesy Popcorn! Stovetop popcorn is fun. Plus, we don’t own a microwave so it is the only … Continue reading popcorn popcorn we love popcorn!
Loyal followers are aware we have tried to make a cheese-analog before, but this walnut parm was mind blowing. MINDBLOWING. “And it’s soo simple!” as Tyron Biggums would say.. Last time we tried sesame seeds since we had those laying around. Last night we used walnuts, and SWEETBABYJESUS it was good! We blended the walnuts … Continue reading walnut faux-parmesan