How to Make Tofu Taste Like Chicken (The Tofu Freezer Trick)

In this post, we'll share how we prepare and cook tofu to taste and FEEL just like chicken! The "Tofu Freezer Trick" is a life-changing method that is a staple in our vegan kitchen. Tofu is frozen and thawed creating a porous meaty texture that will blow your mind. Then, we soak it in a flavorful tofu marinade and slow bake it in the oven until the tofu is crispy on the outside and tender (NOT squishy) on the inside. Use this easy tofu trick to make everything from healthy tofu nuggets, crispy tofu sandwiches, stir fry tofu, and the BEST tofu chicken for salads. We've included 6 of our favorite tofu recipes that use this method to get you started!

Freezing tofu gives it a meaty, chewy texture that beautifully mimics the texture of chicken. In this post, we’re sharing all our best tofu tips, tricks, and marinades to create THE most mind-blowing vegan chicken – from lemon pepper tofu cutlets to the BEST EVER vegan chicken parmesan recipe. We call this process “the tofuRead more

Creamy Corn Chowder (from the Simply Delicious Vegan cookbook)

This creamy corn chowder is oil-free, gluten-free, and (of course) vegan! It’s an easy, cozy, flavorful, and HEALTHY plant-based dinner option, and leftovers can be frozen for later - making it ideal for busy weeknights or weekly meal prep! The recipe is from the new cookbook from Caitlin Shoemaker (creator of From My Bowl!): Simply Delicious Vegan.

This creamy corn chowder is oil-free, gluten-free, and (of course) vegan! It’s an easy, cozy, flavorful, and HEALTHY plant-based dinner option, and leftovers can be frozen for later – making it ideal for busy weeknights or weekly meal prep! The recipe is from the new cookbook by Caitlin Shoemaker (creator of From My Bowl!): SimplyRead more

Lazy Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner for Two

This Lazy Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner for Two is filled with our favorite easy plant-based holiday recipes as well as tips on finding the best store-bought seitan roasts and choosing the perfect wine pairing. There’s even a grocery list and step-by-step directions on how to put the whole thing together in under 75 minutes!

This Lazy Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner for Two is filled with our favorite easy plant-based holiday recipes as well as tips on finding the best store-bought seitan roasts and choosing the perfect wine pairing. All your favorites are there including buttery mashed potatoes, a 15-minute gravy recipe, and warm cinnamon apples for dessert. There’s even aRead more

Brown Estate Wine Review + 3 Plant-Based Pairing Ideas

Brown Estate wine, whose entire line of vintages is vegan-friendly, is the first Black-owned winery in California. In this post, we explore their interesting history and pair 3 of their fabulous wines with some delicious plant-based recipes. #plantbased #veganwine #wineandfood #vegan #winereview

Brown Estate, whose entire line of vintages is vegan-friendly, is the first Black-owned winery in California. In this post, we explore their amazingly interesting history and pair 3 of their fabulous wines with delicious plant-based recipes. [Shortly before this post was written, the area where Brown Estate is located was evacuated due to the wildfiresRead more

The Black-Owned Vegan Ice Cream Company Taking Philadelphia by Storm

You’ll go bananas for Vannah Banana’s coconut-based gourmet vegan ice creams! Here we review some of the dairy-free treats from the brand-new black-owned vegan ice cream company taking Philadelphia by storm. #vegan #veganicecream #veganinphiladelphia #philadelphia #plantbased #vegandessert #dairyfree #coconut

You’ll go bananas for Vannah Banana’s coconut-based gourmet vegan ice creams! Here we review some of the tasty treats from the brand-new Black-owned vegan ice cream business taking Philadelphia by storm. In the southwest Philadelphia section of Kingsessing, there is a culinary craftsman creating creamy coconut confections. His name is Kianu Walker. At 25, thisRead more

4 Black Vegan Women Who Are Changing the World

Today, we bring you 4 Black vegan women who create some of the most genuine, inspiring, and truly enjoyable content on all of social media! Though they are all different ages, went vegan at different points in their lives, and came from different backgrounds, the one thing they have in common is their recipes, videos, and voices are changing the damn world. #blackveganwomen #vegan #plantbased #veganbloggers

Today, we’re highlighting 4 Black vegan women who create some of the most genuine, inspiring, and truly enjoyable content on all of social media! Though they are all different ages, went vegan at different points in their lives, and came from different backgrounds, the one thing they have in common is their recipes, videos, andRead more

Our Favorite Vegan Soul Food Recipes

Vegan soul food? Yes, please! We are so happy to bring you our review of Chef Joya’s new southern soul-inspired cookbook Cooking with Joya: It’s Soul Mahmazing Vol. 1. #vegan #vegansoulfood #vegancomfortfood #plantbased #vegancookbook

Vegan soul food? Yes, please! We are so happy to bring you our review of Chef Joya’s new southern soul-inspired cookbook Cooking with Joya: It’s Soul Mahmazing Vol. 1. A few weeks ago we did a post highlighting 5 Black Vegan Foodies You NEED to Follow, one of whom was Adjoa Courtney – better knownRead more

The BEST Vegan Food in Northeast Philly: Little Man’s Juice Bar and Grill

In our quest to find and support more Black-owned (and vegan-friendly) Philadelphia restaurants, who would have known one of the best would be from our own backyard?! Today, we spotlight Little Man’s Juice Bar and Grill owned by Byron Mathis in the very heart of the Mayfair section of Northeast Philadelphia. #phillyvegan #phillyvegetarian #philly #northeastphilly

In our quest to find and support more Black-owned (and vegan-friendly) Philadelphia restaurants, who would have known one of the best would be from our own backyard?! With that being said, we’re very excited today to spotlight Little Man’s Juice Bar and Grill owned by Byron Mathis in the very heart of the Mayfair sectionRead more

5 Black Vegan Foodies You Need to Follow

Today, we are highlighting 5 of our favorite Black creators in the vegan food space. Some are food bloggers, many are cookbook authors and cooking show hosts, and ALL create completely drool-worthy vegan recipes. #vegan #plantbased #foodbloggers

Hey, friends!! T here, and today I am SO excited to present the first of many, many posts celebrating the wonderful diversity within our vegan community!  Today, we are highlighting 5 of our favorite Black creators in the vegan food space. Some are food bloggers, many are cookbook authors and cooking show hosts (one withRead more