• Edamame Spaghetti with Lemon-Garlic Sauce
  • Lentil & Wild Rice Bowls with Steamed Veggies
  • Veggie Pasta with Mushrooms, Black Olives & Pepitas
  • Watermelon with Mint & Almond Feta
  • Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Kale Tacos

Edamame Spaghetti with Lemon-Garlic Sauce

That’s right, edamame spaghetti. In 12-ridiculous steps that include cooking the beans, mashing them, adding flour, six other ingredients, and running the dough through a pasta machine, you’re in business! Or . . . you can go the easy way by picking up pre-made edamame noodles like I did: This 2-lb box is from Costco… 

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Sweet and Salty Granola Trail Mix -- Epicurean Vegan

Sweet & Salty Granola Trail Mix

  This is an excellent snack filled with lots of healthy protein and a great blend of sweet and salty. It’s so easy to make, and I guarantee a lot healthier than the bagged or bulk varieties in the store. No overdose of sodium or preservatives, plus, you can tailor it to your tastes. This is… 

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Mashed Cauliflower with Mushroom Gravy -- Epicurean Vegan

Mashed Cauliflower with Mushroom Gravy

We’re not messing around here over at EV headquarters. No, this may not be your typical springtime dish, but does that matter? It’s vegan; it’s savory; it’s divine. You won’t be disappointed. I’ll be clear: these won’t taste like mashed potatoes, but who said mashed cauliflower isn’t fan-freakin-tastic? Lumpy, smooth; you decide. And if you’re… 

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The 22-Day Revolution Review -- Epicurean Vegan

Book Review: The 22-Day Revolution

I had the opportunity to review The 22-Day Revolution by Marco Borges, which boasts: “The plant-based program that will transform your body, reset your habits, and change your life.” The book focuses on the human health benefits of a plant-based diet, emphasizing that you could lose up to 22 pounds in 22 days. Borges is… 

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Spinach Salad with Homemade Rosemary Croutons and Creamy Vinaigrette -- Epicurean Vegan

Spinach Salad with Homemade Rosemary Croutons and Creamy Vinaigrette

I’m excited to bring you this light and delicious salad. I know this isn’t a complicated or complex recipe, but it’s so delicious and perfect for a light meal. I love salads, but sometimes they need to be livened up with flavor—it’s easy to fall into a salad rut. I obviously didn’t have anything, but for some… 

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Cashew-Curry Bowl -- Epicurean Vegan

Cashew-Curry Noodle Bowl

It’s been quite a busy spring for me, but I hope to get back into the swing of things very soon. I did have some time to whip up something new—or at least, newish. I slightly tweaked the sauce from these Black Rice & Lentil Bowls and I love how it came out. These are… 

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Cooked Edamame -- Epicurean Vegan

Simple and Delicious: Cooked Edamame

Sometimes it’s the little things. We typically order these as an appetizer when we eat out at Asian restaurants and figured it was high-time we started eating them at home, too. It’s so easy and they make a great side dish or starter. You can also change up the seasoning and you have a whole… 

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Mac Uncheddar -- Epicurean Vegan

Product Review: Mac Uncheddar from Pastariso

I recently got the chance to try out a new boxed vegan mac and “cheese.” This one is from Pastariso Foods and not only is it vegan, but it’s gluten-free and soy-free as well. Unlike the “real” mac and cheese varieties, this one isn’t full of freaky ingredients: White and brown rice flour, pea protein powder, organic… 

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Bobbing for Watermelons, a Novel by April J. Moore

Book Release!

Okay, so it’s not a cookbook, but my main character is a food columnist . . .Today’s an exciting day—it’s the release of my second book, Bobbing for Watermelons. You can order a copy from Amazon, and it is also be available for the Kindle, Nook and Kobo.  One of these days I’ll be back with… 

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Kale & Wild Rice Casserole

Kale & Wild Rice Casserole

I saw this recipe and it looked delicious, but I made several tweaks, including making it vegan. This dish has many of my favorite ingredients: kale, wild rice, and mushrooms. It’s pretty easy to make, but it does have a few steps. I recommend making the rice ahead of time, otherwise, keep in mind that it takes… 

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Quinoa Stir-Fry with Avocado -- Epicurean Vegan

Quinoa Stir-fry with Avocado

Well, let’s see if I can still do this; it’s been a while. Sorry for the absence, but I think I’m getting back into the swing of things. Our kitchen counter tops are supposed to arrive today . . . just when I was getting used to the plywood stand-in! I bring you this easy… 

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