A Search for Great Vegan Food in San Diego

Archives: Snacks

Vegan Guacamole
05 May 2015

Quick and Easy Vegan Guacamole

Growing up in Maryland, I did not encounter avocados very often.  In fact, I barely remember the food registering on my culinary radar.  Then I arrived in California.  Restaurant menus […]

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05 Oct 2014

Vegan Cornbread

I love fall food.  And one of my favorite quintessential fall foods is cornbread.  There’s something about the texture and the sweet corn taste that makes it irresistible.  While I […]

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Spelt Tortillas
19 Aug 2014

Vegan Spelt Tortillas

I’ve always been underwhelmed by tortillas.  Although I love the idea of them (they are after all useful for wraps, burritos, quesadillas, and other delicious meals), they are often dry, […]

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Pile of Vegan Raw Balls
17 Jul 2014

Vegan Raw Balls

One of my all time favorite cookbooks is Alicia Silverstone’s The Kind Diet.  It is a wonderful vegan resource full of appetizer, breakfast, soup, salad, and dessert recipes.  The recipes are […]

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Aerial View of Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Cake
30 Jun 2014

Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

I’ve been having a real sweet tooth lately.  Maybe that’s what happens when you’re 5 months pregnant? I have been trying to at least divert my cravings to things that […]

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Vegan Pumpkin Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins in Pan
07 May 2014

Vegan Pumpkin Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Count this as one of my new favorite muffin recipes.  The muffins have a spicy pumpkin taste punctuated by delicious chocolate bursts.  The best way to enjoy the muffins? Right […]

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Curried Butternut Squash Soup Topped with Vegan Sour Cream and Parsley
08 Mar 2014

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Last week it was cold and rainy in San Diego (ie weather Southern Californians consider to be “winter”).  And so I decided I would warm up with some home made […]

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Green Balls!
24 Jan 2014

Rachel’s Superfood Green Balls

Sometimes you just know you’re going to click with someone.  I knew Rachel and I were kindred spirits when five minutes into our first conversation we were exchanging tips on […]

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Baked Vegan Muffins
06 Jan 2014

Very Berry Vegan Muffins

Babycakes Cookbook:   I love new cookbooks.  I read them cover to cover.  I flip through the pages scanning ingredient lists and baking instructions until my eyes start to cross.  […]

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Pair of Date Bars
22 Dec 2013

Vegan Date Bars

It would be impossible for me to overstate my feelings about dates.  Quite simply, I love them.  I tried my first fresh date three years a go when I arrived […]

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Aerial View of Sunflower Butter Carrot Smoothie
12 Nov 2013

Vegan Sunflower Butter Carrot Smoothie

Anyone who has read my post on Go Raw L.I.F.E. Center knows how much I love their Sunbutter Smoothies (www.thefussyfork.com/go-raw-life-center/).  I could drink one every day.  In fact, while I […]

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Vegan Rosemary Quick Bread
07 Nov 2013

Vegan Rosemary Avocado Quick Bread

I reserve Tuesday mornings for my vegan cooking class at Casa de Luz in San Diego.  It’s a time for experimenting with new recipes and connecting with other vegans in […]

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Raw Vegan Granola
05 Nov 2013

Raw Vegan Granola: Part Two (of Two)

  Raw Vegan Granola   It’s time for my long promised second vegan granola recipe (Don’t miss out on Part 1!)  Today’s recipe (inspired by Alissa Cohen’s granola in Raw […]

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Vegan Granola Falling Out of Mason Jar
07 Oct 2013

Vegan Granola: Part One (of Two)

Autumn in San Diego is somewhat misleading.  The sunshine feels more intense, because the marine layer is strangely absent.  The wind can feel warm, because the Santa Ana’s are blowing.  […]

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