Tofu No-Egg Salad

By Kristy Draper / June 12, 2019 /

I am excited about giving a cooking demo this coming Sunday at the Northwest Veg Potluck and Annual Meeting! I will be demoing three dishes that will make you the star of the next picnic! As you might have noticed from a recent blog post, I adore picnics! I always have ever since I was…

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Garlic and Lemon Tahini Dressing

By Kristy Draper / April 24, 2019 /

Tahini dressing has been growing on me more and more over the past few months. I haven’t found too many store-bought salad dressing that I like, plus I love adding sauce to bowls or adding it to steamed or roasted veggies. This garlic and lemon tahini dressing does it all! My favorite is over hot…

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Basic Hummus

By Kristy Draper / March 27, 2019 /

I find chickpeas to be one of the most versatile ingredients in the kitchen. I use them to make hummus, chickpea salad, roasted them to use as croutons, add heartiness to a soup, or toss them with a salad. But just a plain hummus is still one of my favorite ways to use chickpeas. I…

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Chickpea Salad

By Kristy Draper / February 14, 2019 /

Chickpea salad is one of the easiest meals that I make, and it is packed with protein. ​I didn’t eat much seafood before transitioning to a vegan, except for the occasional tuna salad sandwich. My mom always made the best tuna salad, but I found it was pretty simple to make it vegan just by switching…

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Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup

By Kristy Draper / September 3, 2018 /

I will be the first to admit that I hated broccoli. I didn’t like the texture, taste, or smell. Then one day, I roasted some for my husband, Steve, for dinner, along with whipping up a quick cashew cheese sauce for it, and decided to give it a try again. Well crap, it was actually…

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Vegan Sausage Balls

By Kristy Draper / September 13, 2017 /

Before my vegan days, my brother and I would make these every Thanksgiving and Christmas.  I still try to make these once a year using the Betty Crocker recipe (the recipe we used when I was a kid) that I veganized. ​Ingredients 2 1/2 cups Original Bisquick™ mix 1 package (14 oz) Lightlife Gimme Lean® Sausage 1 10oz…

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