Snowy coconut cupcakes

I find food especially satisfying when it in some way reflects the world around us. Pumpkin pie that reflects the changing colors of fall foliage. Arugula salad, whose bright green leaves echo the… Continue reading

Sunday morning chocolate-orange scones

It’s Sunday. It’s snowy (we awoke to our first dusting of the season). It’s time for scones. There is a great bakery in town, with a couple of vegan options, but as of… Continue reading

Under a beet-red sky

Today found me looking for something fresh, festive, and autumnal to bring to the Eastern Sierra Land Trust potluck. This magical shredded parsnip and beet salad in pineapple vinaigrette fit the bill. Root… Continue reading

A kitchen goes to war

A moist and rich chocolate cake you can put together in less than 10 minutes, with ingredients that are affordable and most likely sitting in your pantry? Oh, and did I mention it’s… Continue reading

Last-minute red pepper soup

Since vegetables often play at least a supporting role in soups, standard soup recipes are among the easiest to veganize. There are usually just two adjustments needed: the stock (most recipes rely on… Continue reading

Vegan Pizza 101

Sunday nights often find me winding down after the weekend, moving at ‘lazy Sunday’ speed, and feeling more inclined to read on the couch instead of get busy in the kitchen. (There is usually… Continue reading

Power breakfast

Winter is on its way, and with it my shift towards warmer breakfasts. Since I was out of oats, I couldn’t make one of my usual standbys, raw oatmeal (whole oats soaked for… Continue reading

Pastry anarchy

I am excited (and, yes, a little intimidated) to be participating in this year’s Vegan Month of Food, aka Vegan MoFo, where people around the world are making an extra effort to eat,… Continue reading

Happy World Vegan Day! Feliz dia mundial del veganismo!

In celebration of World Vegan Day (November 1) and the start of World Vegan Month, I am happy to welcome you to sierravegan, a blog about one of my favorite hobbies: playing in the… Continue reading

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