Oyster Mushroom Poboy

If you are from New Orleans or have ever visited you know what a poboy is, and this one is delicious!  A trip to the Covington Farmers Market yesterday yielded some beautiful organically grown oyster mushrooms from GF Farms in Franklinton.  Nathan immediately thought of making oyster mushroom poboys for our Sunday lunch, and boy... Continue Reading →


Homemade Vegan “Tuna” Salad

Many times Nathan and I find ourselves looking for easy options to make ahead of time to take to work for lunch.  Of course, we eat salads and other sandwiches made with vegan meat substitutes.  Then one day Nathan came across this vegan "Tuna" salad recipe and edited it a little for our tastes and... Continue Reading →

Vegan Cornbread Dressing

  One of my favorite dishes for the holidays is cornbread dressing.  I always loved holiday dinners when Mom or MoMo would make a big pan of this delicious and savory dressing.  Paired with some yummy cranberry sauce, I can make a meal.  This recipe makes a thick dressing, which I personally prefer to thinner... Continue Reading →

Homemade Seitan

Nathan's homemade seitan is quite delicious.  Once prepared, we usually use half of it as a roast and slice the other half for sandwiches during the week.  The flavor and consistency of the seitan is perfect for both uses. Ingredients: 12 oz firm tofu (or cooked beans of your choice) 2 cups water 1/4 cup... Continue Reading →

Vegan Jambalaya

Living in South Louisiana means being surrounded by and constantly eating delicious food.  After all, New Orleans and the surrounding area are known the world over for delicious cuisine.  Being modern day homesteaders and cruelty-free vegetarians (meaning mostly vegan) doesn't change that in the least.  It just means that sometimes you have to adapt recipes... Continue Reading →

Vegan Chili

  There is nothing better on a cold winter day than a steaming bowl of chili (yes we have winter in South Louisiana, all 3 days of it).  Since I love chili and Nathan (my husband) and I are vegetarian (mostly vegan); I decided to try to make vegan chili.  I think it turned out... Continue Reading →

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