Rustic Boysenberry Lemon Cheesecake (Vegan and Gluten Free!)

  Summer is on its way in my part of the world, and the warmer weather has me craving chilled treats. One of the beautiful, fresh, sunny days we have had recently inspired me to make my first cheesecake of the season. Mmmm… cheesecake season. Come time for dessert, I tend to err on the…

Health by Stealth Caulifredo Sauce

Art by Nicoletta Ceccoli   When I came across the idea of cauliflower sauce, I was a little skeptical, but also intrigued. Intrigued enough that I had to try it. Like so many things that turn out to be awesome, it was just crazy enough to work. The result? Well, the post-blending taste test literally…

Tuscan Tomato & Cannellini Beans

Art by Alex Gray, via This Isn’t Happiness | For better or worse, Alex Gray‘s art will forever in my mind be associated with Tool. Ah, the Tool days…   This recipe is one to file away in the “Delicious Bean Thing” section of your brain/kitchen: creamy, garlicky cannellini beans in a rich tomato herb…

Berrylicious Vegan Mini-Cheesecakes

Image via I Fucking Wish   This recipe is modified from Buddha Belly Bites’ epic Raw Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake. I have been meaning to make a cashew-based vegan cheesecake for a while now and let me tell you, I can’t believe it took so long. These things are damn incredible. Beware, you might end up…

Miso-Cashew Cheesy Sauce

Art by Liz Clements via Supersonic Electronic   Good condiments really bring a mix-and-match style dinner together. I whipped this up last night in a fit of inspiration; it is my first ever pulled-outta-my-own-head victorious cheesy sauce. Superproud of this one! It is so flavourful and, if I do say so myself, moreish as hell….

KR Guide to Vegan Cheese in New Zealand (& Beyond)

Image via Ffffound   2014 UPDATE 2: Miyoko Schinner, of Artisan Vegan Cheese fame, has opened a commercial nut cheese making facility, to enable her to make her game-changing cheeses available for purchase. Miyoko’s Kitchen delivers throughout the USA. Needless to say, I am well jealous of anyone with an American post code right now….

Smashed Garlicky Cannellini Beans

Image via Ffffound |   My friend Shel gave me this easy, fast, rad as hell recipe when she was in town late last year and I will ever be grateful! It was the second coolest thing about her visit, next to meeting her badass & supercute baby boy for the first time ♥ These…

Creamy Pumpkin Coconut Rice Bake

The Princess and the Prey by Nicoletta Ceccoli, via Creep Machine   This is a creamy, comforting vegan bake that happens to be gluten-free as well (ultimate bodylove, baby!). It is also easy as hell to make. Lightly spiced without being bland, fresh vegetables and jasmine rice are drawn together with a sweet, simple pumpkin-coconut…

Vegan Dark Chocolate Velvet Pie

Image via Flickr This quick, crowd-pleasing recipe is proof that vegan desserts are just as amazing as the dairy and egg-filled variety. The pie is rich, creamy and so moreish, with a luxe chocolate filling complemented by a sweet, easy biscuit crust and swirls of dark chocolate drizzle to top it all off. It comes…

Creamy Pumpkin Baked Pasta (Gluten Optional)

Kitteh Via Ffffound   Some evenings, all you want is a big, fat comfort dinner. A giant bowl of pasta sprinkled with cheese was my go-to for years when I was in the doldrums of lazy vegetarianism. I used to think that eating vegan would mean the end of all things creamy and satisfying passing…

Sinful Chocolate Pudding (The Subtle Triumph Of Silken Tofu)

Via Derhaarfluesterer Ink @ Tumblr   This recipe is adapted from How It All Vegan by Sarah Kramer and Tanya Barnard. It is quite the deliciously simple dairy free dessert revelation. This is seriously good stuff. Tonight for dessert we ate a big bowl o’ pudding with an almond-topped Easy Vegan Chocolate Cupcake on the…

Feeling Zombified Easy As Hell Creamy Tomato Rice

Installation by Gottfried Helnwein, via But Does It Float   I was craving something a little tomatoey creamy for lunch today, and this little experiment worked out fucking delish, if I do say so myself. It is also super easy and superpowered!   Feeling Zombified Easy As Hell Creamy Tomato Rice What you need: 1/2…