4 Dishes to Feed the Omnis During the Holidays

The holidays are upon us! For most Americans, this means two things: food and family. But as many of us vegans know, food-focused holidays–which, let’s be honest here, typically means all of them—can be stressful when your family doesn’t totally get down with your lifestyle, or your diet. Things can get even more wonky when you’re…

Cauliflower Steak with Miso-Rooster Sauce

With this vegan recipe, I wanted to combine textures and flavors: the soft, almost creamy texture of cooked cauliflower, the deep, pungent flavor of the fermented miso, and the spicy kick of sriracha, or as I call it, rooster sauce. I created this dish for one of my private clients, and it quickly became a…

Fillet de Soy with Blood Orange Napa Cabbage Slaw

This vegan recipe is inspired by Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa. While touring with India Arie, some friends and I took a night off to have dinner at Nobu. Everyone was enjoying their sashimi and sushi, and I was pleasantly surprised that my tofu steak was perfection! I have always loved tofu steak, but never expected it…

But Really, Do Vegans Taste Better?

I’ve been wanting to tackle this subject for quite some time now; it’s a running joke in the vegan community that vegans “taste better.” Funny as it may be, it’s also founded on truth. The healthier you eat, the better you feel, look, taste, and smell. Now mind you that vegan is not synonymous with…