Recipes and Features by Amanda Tonkin

Vegan Pecan Pie Cookies

By Amanda Tonkin on December 21, 2015

This is the most perfect cookie ever created. I don’t know if it’s just me, but I’ve never successfully baked a pecan pie. Okay, I think it probably is just me, but sometimes you want pie and you don’t want […]

Slow Cooker Candied Vegan Ham

By Amanda Tonkin on December 18, 2015

After spending several holidays trying out different versions of premade “roasts,” we decided last year to try our hand at making vegan ham. After a few trials and tribulations, we found the best method and flavor profile to remind you […]

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

By Amanda Tonkin on November 19, 2015

These cupcakes have a kick-butt flavor and texture, and I’m telling you right now these will be your new staple cupcake—for the Fall anyway! Makes 24 regular-sized cupcakes Ingredients:2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 cup whole wheat flour (let’s sneak a little […]

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

By Amanda Tonkin on November 17, 2015

This mac and cheese is loaded with vegan cheesiness and old fashioned comfort.  Serves 6-8 Ingredients:1 cup raw cashews1/2 cup plain vegan yogurt 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk1/2 cup nutritional yeast10 oz. cooked whole wheat elbow pasta1 wedge Daiya cheddar […]