Vegan Classic Cheesecake

Ingredients:Cooking spray18 sheets graham crackers (2 sleeves)3 tablespoons sugar3 tablespoons vegan margarine1 1/2 pounds extra firm silken tofu, strained1 pound vegan cream cheese1 1/2 cups sugar1 tablespoon cornstarch1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice plus 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest (about 2 lemons)1 tablespoon freshly squeezed orange juice plus 1 tablespoon…

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Traditional Vegan Caesar Salad

Photo by James Ransom Test Kitchen-Approved Author Notes I used vegan mayo because it will work nicely in all home kitchens—including those of people who don't have high speed blenders with which to grind up cashews for cashew cream. The croutons can be swapped with cherry tomatoes in the summer, or with cubes of roasted…

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Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup With Crispy Shiitake Chips Recipe

[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] 100% vegan cream of mushroom soup that's every bit as rich and satisfying as a cream-based version, with brighter flavor and a more mushroomy intensity. Read more: The Food Lab: Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup With Crispy Shiitake Chips Yield:Makes about 1 1/2 quarts, serving 4 to 6 Active time: 20…

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This Vegan French Toast Recipe Is Pretty Much Magic

Ingredients:2 tablespoons ground flaxseed6 tablespoons water4 to 5 slices good bread (say, about a quarter of a baguette)½ cup nondairy milk of your choice½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract (omit if making savory toast)Pinch kosher saltVegan buttery spread or coconut oil, for frying

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Gluten-Free Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Ingredients:1 tablespoon ground flax seed3 tablespoons water2 cups gluten free old fashioned oats1 cup gluten free all purpose flour1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt1 stick (1/2 cup) vegan butter, softened (i used earth's balance)1/2 cup white sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 cup raisinsInstructions:Preheat oven to 350° F.In a small bowl, whisk together the…

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Vegan Blueberry Pie

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.Lightly grease a 9-inch pie pan that's at least 1 ½ inches deep. Roll half of the pie dough out to a 13-inch circle and fit it into the pan. Press the dough evenly into the pan and crimp the edges above the rim.Refrigerate the crust and the remaining half…

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Vegan Cauliflower Alfredo Bake

Photo by James Ransom Test Kitchen-Approved Author Notes Cauliflower, in this case, amplifies the joys of a real, delightfully starchy pasta creation rather than standing in for one. Cauliflower creates the base for a creamy, rich, and completely dairy-free alfredo sauce, and the cauliflower florets you don’t use in the sauce are folded into the…

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Vegan Cream Of Broccoli Soup

This is the soup I suggest you eat this weekend after you devour three doughnuts at breakfast, and before you eat tacos and french fries for dinner. It has broccoli and raw cashews in it.  It’s the picture of health. Nevermind how much butter I put on that bread.  Let’s focus on our health.  Health…

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Vegan Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna

Ingredients:3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for greasing3 cloves garlic, 2 thinly sliced and 1 whole1 teaspoon fennel seedsPinch crushed red pepper flakes1 pound white mushrooms, slicedOne 28-ounce can crushed tomatoesKosher saltOne 12.3-ounce package firm tofu, strainedOne 10-ounce package frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed dryOne 8-ounce package vegan cream cheese1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil…

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Vegan Sweet Potato & Pear Soup

Brrrrrrrrr. Its chilly. Not Alberta chilly, but chilly. The arrival of OSGMOM also brought Southern Ontario’s first cold snap of the Winter season. On Thursday, wind chills were around -22C (-4F). Northern Ontario was also pummeled with over 90cm of snow in some areas. Yeeps! I sprung into Canadian Girl Survival Mode this week. Every…

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