The Green Jersey Burrito

Without Fabio Aru competing in the Tour de France this year, we’ve gotten behind Slovak star, Peter Sagan.  Or I should say, I have gotten behind Peter Sagan, because my husband has always liked him.  Sagan’s a beast, especially when it comes to sprinting.  He is fun to watch!  Plus, when he makes his way to…

Potato Chard Soup

One afternoon, I was riding my bike outside Pescadero, California.  I made a stupid mistake, and launched right off my bike.  The other riders stopped, and rushed over to make sure I was ok.  I started seeing all white, and there was some whispering about whether I had suffered a concussion.   One of my…

Tempeh Souvlaki Pita

With the summer approaching, I thought there is no better time to start skewering.  Even though I’ve been vegan for 20 years, I still get excited about grill season.  As soon as the weather is warm enough (and even sometimes, when it isn’t quite yet!), I am ready to fire up the grill.   Souvlaki…

Soy Curl Street Corn Skillet

Elote combines corn on the cob with an incredible creamy sauce.  Where you live in Mexico determines where you will find it.  In urban centers and southern Mexico, it’s sold by street vendors.  In the rest of Mexico, you can find it in restaurants or stores.  Every region prepares it a bit differently.   I…

Spinach, Wild Mushroom and Pea Gnocchi

I made vegan gnocchi for the first time in college.  It was during the time I was studying the Italian language, and it was an epic fail.  My gnocchi were too wet, and fell apart in the water.  The ones that didn’t fall apart clumped together on the bottom in one big, oddly shaped ball….

Baked Potato-Zucchini Pancakes

Slovaks love a potato pancake.  But when I think about it, who doesn’t love one?  This recipe is inspired by zemiakov√© placky, but departs from the traditional recipe.  I used frozen shredded hash browns, instead of mashing potatoes or shredding them myself.  It was a huge time saver.  I found it was pretty easy to…