The fantastic Sedona VegFest this past weekend was a joy, thanks to organizers Don and Bev Fries and the wonderful volunteers and attendees. Sedona VegFest Of course, leaving bitter cold Philadelphia for sunny, stunning Sedona was happy-making in and of itself, but seeing long-time friends and meeting new ones, learning from the speakers–including the brilliant Saray […]
Dairy-Free Dessert Recipes by Pastry chef, culinary educator, and cookbook author, Fran Costigan. She is internationally renowned as the authority on vegan desserts. Her scrumptious creations lack nothing—except dairy, eggs, white sugar, and cholesterol. Now everyone with a real sweet tooth, including those who are lactose intolerant, reducing cholesterol, or simply prefer healthy, natural ingredients without sacrificing taste, truly can have their cake… and eat it.
This vegan Date Tahini Shake absolutely satisfied my craving for something rich, thick and creamy. I froze half to see what would happen and – boom- luscious sorbet. Don’t pass this one by, because like last week’s recipe, it’s easy! Date Tahini Shake I wanted something thick and creamy, a real thick shake in fact. […]
This recipe could be named Fran Feels Like a Genius Vegan Nutella. The holiday season was an odd one here. I found myself needing powerful antibiotics for an out-of-the-blue infection that landed me in the hospital on the morning of Christmas Eve. (Yes, even healthy vegan eaters can get sick). The night before, I’d made a big […]
Stretch leftover bits of ingredients and desserts into actual holiday desserts (or anytime desserts!). This Banana Date Cranberry Nice Cream was made with leftovers from my freezer. This morning, both to avoid scheduled paperwork, my nemesis, and to get ready for family coming to Philly for the holidays, I inventoried my freezer. I did this right […]