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

savoury granola bowl

Vegan breakfasts you’ll want to get out of bed for

Eat, drink coffee and be lazy. It's a dreary Saturday in November, a stay-in-your-cozy-pajamas kind of morning. Today, you're not rushing out the door with a juice, phone and newspaper in one hand. Slow down and take some time to make yourself an indulgent breakfast. Keep scrolling for ideas that will wake up your taste buds (and they don't … Continue reading Vegan breakfasts you’ll want to get out of bed for

cauliflower mushroom soup

No blender? No problem: the key to the richest, creamiest soups

Last weekend my hand blender broke down, and I’m mourning its absence. For years I have relied on this little gadget to whip up soups, smoothies, dips and sauces, even desserts. It also came with a handy chopper to grind nuts and veggies. On top of that, the loss occurred just as I was planning … Continue reading No blender? No problem: the key to the richest, creamiest soups