Vegan Focaccia Mosaic

When I first thought of making focaccia art, I assumed right away that it would be difficult or excessively effortful— and it’s just… not. In fact, it’s extremely easy, and has quickly joined my list of simple activities to unwind at home. I have always felt that cooking is an art, similar to any other.…

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Super Simple Vegan Chili

It is the day before Fourth of July here in the states, and it’s also the day before a full work week that we have to get ready for. This chili is a perfect recipe for both scenarios– easy and cheap to make in large batches for cookouts or potlucks, and also perfect to portion…

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Vegan Classic Pepperoni Pizza with Stuffed Crust

It is finally Friday; and I don’t know about you, but it has felt like a very long week. More often than not, I cook for flavor and nutrition– but sometimes your mental health is going to be the most important thing, and you need food that feels comforting over all else. Pepperoni pizza is…

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Vegan Pho

Pho is definitely at the top of my comfort foods list, as it is for so many of my friends and family. I grew up in the Seattle area, which has a huge Asian population, and access to tons of fantastic and authentic Asian food. Personally, I don’t think I could’ve grown up in a…

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Chocolate Chia Pudding

Chia pudding is a game-changer for living vegan. It can be a dessert, a snack or bulked up with toppings for breakfast. If you follow this recipe and make it with cocoa powder and fruits, it is a perfect sweet dessert; you could even top this with a whipped coconut cream! However, if you swapped…

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Cream of Collard Greens (Vegan)

Cream of Collard Greens is a comfort food classic, turning the deep flavors of collards into a rich, filling meal. Usually this type of soup would be dependent on cream and butter, but I assure you that the rich creaminess of this recipe will leave you missing nothing. I like to call this soup, “Poor…

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BBQ Pulled Jackfruit

This BBQ Jackfruit is without-a-doubt better than any pulled BBQ I’ve ever had in my life, vegan or not. If you don’t believe me, make this recipe. This BBQ sauce is perfect, and that really is the key. It has the perfect amount of sweet and spicy, with rich complex flavors that cook into the…

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Vegan Molasses Cookies

Right in time for Spring holidays, I wanted to share a simple recipe for soft, chewy, vegan molasses cookies. These classic and nostalgia-inducing cookies are perfect to make for Easter Sunday, or the end of Passover or Ramadan. These cookies come out soft and chewy, and are great for anyone like me that has a…

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Tempeh “No-Carne Asada”

These days, I don’t feel discluded from events too often due to being vegan. I can usually find something vegan on a restaurant or bar menu, or bring my own food to an event. The first time I ever tried to live vegan, it was 2005– I was a teenager, and the only fast food…

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How-to Make Corn Tortillas

Making tortillas is easy and cheap– there’s a reason people have been doing it for so long. I always thought that making tortillas would be difficult, or would possibly require some innate skill that I didn’t possess; but that isn’t true. After hearing coworkers and prep cooks reassure me enough times, (and also getting tortillas…

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Tempeh Reuben

I have been loving doing these visual step-by-step recipes, and hope y’all like them too! One of my primary goals in sharing vegan recipes is to make veganism feel easy and within reach for anyone. With these simple visual steps, I hope I am approaching that goal. The step-by-step visual recipe for the Corned Tempeh…

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Heart Beet Pizza

I made this pizza just a few months ago for Valentine’s day, but it’s become my favorite go-to recipe for any special occasion– birthdays, anniversary, bachelorette parties… any time someone you love wants a special party food. Roasted beets are one of my all-time favorite ingredients, and are even fantastic to eat just on their own.…

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Chef G
N. Bay Area, CA
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