Recipes and Features by Robbyn Brooks Taylor

10 Ideas to Help Plan a Perfect Birthday Celebration

By Robbyn Brooks Taylor on December 21, 2015

As a character in one of my favorite classic TV shows, The A-Team, would say, “I love it when a plan comes together!” I’m a planner. I like parties. Put the two together, and I’m pretty stoked. But planning parties […]

Ghost Pumpkin Cupcakes

By Robbyn Brooks Taylor on October 23, 2015

Nothing heralds in the fall season quite like the smell and taste of pumpkin, so it’s good that nutritionists and scientists have tied the squash to improved skin, eyesight, and even the immune system. Be sure to remember that as […]

Monster Eye Mushrooms

By Robbyn Brooks Taylor on October 21, 2015

Mushrooms are a wonderful fall treat. Their taste and texture are earthy and burst with flavor. I could eat them in just about every dish, but my toddler is a little pickier when it comes to presentations. Here’s a kid-friendly […]

Spooky Spider Pot Pies

By Robbyn Brooks Taylor on October 16, 2015

The chill in the fall air always makes me crave warm comfort food. Here’s a great way to showcase some yummy veggies in a creamy dish, topped with spooky spiders that kids will love to devour. I veganized this recipe […]

Frightfully Easy Halloween Cookies

By Robbyn Brooks Taylor on October 13, 2015

I’m all about semi-homemade items, especially when it means we can spend more time having fun as a family and less time on prep work. That’s why these Halloween cookies are a perfect food project for families. Each Halloween cookie […]

Family-Friendly, Vegan Tailgating Recipes

By Robbyn Brooks Taylor on September 26, 2015

It’s Fall, y’all! Here in the South, and likely where you are too, that means plenty of friends, football and food. Last weekend was the first home game of the season for our college team, so we packed up some […]

Cool Summer Crafts with Kool-Aid

By Robbyn Brooks Taylor on August 6, 2015

Summer quickly brings back memories of childhood for me. My mother was an elementary school teacher, so we were able to spend wonderful sun-filled summer days together when I was growing up. We splashed in kiddie pools in the backyard, […]

Easy, Vegan School Lunches

By Robbyn Brooks Taylor on July 28, 2015

The latest in this year’s cool school supplies are already lining store shelves, heralding in the beginning of the end—of summer, that is. My toddler doesn’t need much in the way of markers and notebooks as he heads back to […]

Toddler-Friendly Vegan Breakfast Ideas

By Robbyn Brooks Taylor on July 13, 2015

The alarm goes off, the baby cries, and you hit the ground running to get ready for work and get everyone where they need to be on time. Almost all parents are familiar with the morning rush. But there are […]

From Ice Cream to Sliders, It’s Never Been Easier to be Vegan

By Robbyn Brooks Taylor on July 9, 2015

Joy! There’s really not another word that fits when you watch your child experience something for the first time. The other night, my 18-month-old son, Brooks, ate ice cream for the first time. He explored the texture with his spoon. […]