Recipes

Vegan MoFo Week Three Round Up

By Kristy Draper / August 28, 2019 /

This is more like the fourth week round up, but who’s counting! Oops! I finished the month off with the sweet stuff and all things desserts. ​The pudding and the strawberry bruschetta were definitely a hit (and some of my favorites too!). The strawberry bruschetta was actually posted during beverage week, but it was because…

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Vegan MoFo Picnic Dessert Week!

By Kristy Draper / August 27, 2019 /

​ It is picnic desserts week, and last week, for Vegan MoFo! I hope the daily posts on Instagram and the round-ups here on the blog have inspired you to track down a great picnic spot and have a relaxing meal. Even though the month is coming to an end, I will continue posting about…

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Vegan MoFo Week Two Round Up!

By Kristy Draper / August 20, 2019 /

I can’t believe we are already 20 days into Vegan MoFo! I finished out the second week of MoFo with more picnic snacks and sides and moved into week three, where I made drinks to carry along to your next picnic. The Maple Hickory Roasted Almonds were by far one of the best snacks I…

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Cheesy Crackers for a Snack Mix

By Kristy Draper / August 12, 2019 /

I made the cheesy crackers a few times because I was testing different gluten-free flour blends to see which one I liked best. Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 was the best one I have tried so far. I was also testing different fats to see which one worked better in the dough. Ultimately, vegan butter had…

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BBQ Chickpea Salad

By Kristy Draper / August 2, 2019 /

I am going to start the month of Vegan MoFo with main dishes, and then work my way through the main meals, sides & snacks, and then desserts. I will also talk about a few drink ideas, as well as picnic success equipment (hint – nothing special is needed!). ​For the first picnic main, and…

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Cherry Limeade Mousse

By Kristy Draper / July 1, 2019 /

I grew up where Sonic Drive-Ins were in abundance. There were many summer afternoons where my friends and I would take advantage of their happy hour drink specials. My choice always being the cherry limeade. Cherries are one of my favorite summer fruits, and I can never get enough lime! This mousse was inspired by…

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Chickpea & Avocado Picnic Smash

By Kristy Draper / June 19, 2019 /

Chickpea And Avocado Picnic Smash Print Recipe Chickpea & Avocado Picnic Smash Prep Time15 mins Course: Dinner, LunchKeyword: Gluten Free, Potluck Ideas Servings: 4 Ingredients1 15 oz can chickpeas drained and then rinsed or 1 1/2 cups of cooked chickpeas1– 1 1/2 medium ripe avocados, mashed or 1 large ripe avocado, mashed1/4 tsp onion powder…

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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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Vegan Picnics

By Kristy Draper / May 20, 2019 /

Steven and I walking around the floating homes on Fisherman’s Wharf in Victoria, BC. Hi! Sorry for the silence the past few weeks. I have been planning, preparing, and then enjoying my 10th wedding anniversary trip! We celebrated ten years of wedded bliss in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia. I am still floating on a…

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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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