chocolate cheesecake

How to impress non-vegans at the Christmas potluck: part 2

Last week I shared tips on winning over the crowd by serving up mulled wine. Today, let's turn our attention to dessert. I used my new blender to make this vegan chocolate cheesecake with figs and raspberries (inspired by This Rawsome Vegan Life). Oats and dates make up the crust. The filling is a decadent purée of cashews, bananas, … Continue reading How to impress non-vegans at the Christmas potluck: part 2

mulled wine

How to impress non-vegans at the Christmas potluck

Serve up a boozy, festive, crowd-pleasing cocktail. Mulled wine is an aromatic mixture of red wine, spices and fruit served hot, and will surely satisfy a holiday party. The drink is sold at European Christmas markets, with variations found in England, Scandinavia (known as glögg), Germany and Austria (Glühwein), France, Italy and many other countries. The mulling spices typically include … Continue reading How to impress non-vegans at the Christmas potluck