Roasted Beet Salad with Maple Tahini Dressing

Roasted Beet Salad with Maple Tahini Dressing | thevegancrew.com

With their deep red/purple hue, earthy flavor and textured bite, beets have stolen the spotlight at mealtime this past month.  Pickled, roasted or shredded raw, I just can’t get enough.  It’s almost an obsession.  And it extends beyond mealtime — last week I even made a beet-themed Valentine’s Day card for E. My first foray… 

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Five Years // Top Fives | thevegancrew.com

Five Years // Top Fives

This past weekend was a milestone for The Vegan Crew.  Five years ago Saturday, I sat at my laptop and clicked “Publish” for the first time ever.  And just like that, my first post, a review of (the now shuttered) Cafe Seed, shot into the blogosphere. I started The Vegan Crew on a whim at… 

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But I Could Never Go Vegan.Caramel French Toast

But I Could Never Go Vegan! Review, Recipe & Giveaway

Hello, 2015!  Happy New Year!  I hope everyone had a great holiday season! 2014 was a sporadic year on the blog.  I began the year with a two-month hiatus, started to get back into the swing of things, and then purchased a house and got caught up in renovations that took months longer than expected. … 

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Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Pudding Cups | thevegancrew.com

Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Pudding Cups

Happy Monday, everyone!  I can’t get enough of the chocolate dessert cups I shared yesterday.  The cups are so versatile that I thought they deserved their own post, but I’m excited to share these babies with you today:  chocolate pumpkin pie pudding cups.  They’re a cute and fun twist on a Thanksgiving staple.

Chocolate Dessert Cups | thevegancrew.com

How to Make Chocolate Dessert Cups + Lily’s Sweets

Did you know that November is National/World Vegan Month?  I’m celebrating with Lily’s Sweets, who sent a few bags of their Premium Dark Chocolate Baking Chips to me to review.  There are so many reasons to go vegan, and I always say that food is one of the best forms of activism.  And when that… 

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25 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes | thevegancrew.com

25 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is next week, you guys.  Next week!  With all the work on the house the last few months, the last holiday we didn’t work through and were able to enjoy was Memorial Day — I feel like I’m just gearing up for the summer!  So thinking about the bitter cold and two snowfalls we’ve… 

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Arugula Salad Pizza | Plant-Powered for Life | Photo credit: © Heather Poire

Plant-Powered for Life + Arugula Salad Pizza

  I thought I would be back in September, then October, and now it’s November — but it’s official:  I’m back!  From working non-stop on the remodel (which is thisclose to being finished!), to rooting my hometown Kansas City Royals on as they won the pennant and continued on to game 7 of the World… 

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What I'm Loving Lately | thevegancrew.com

What I’m Loving Lately

October, already?  We moved into our new house nearly a month ago.  Although we’re still living in the midst of construction chaos, we’ve made great progress.  A little more painting, hanging the lights, and installing the backsplash and plumbing in the kitchen, and we’ll be done…with phase one.  :) Currently I’m sitting next to boxes… 

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I Am Present - Cafe Gratitude Kansas City | thevegancrew.com

What I’ve Been Up To + Café Gratitude

Hello!  I wanted to pop in to share a little about where I’ve been and what I’ve been up to.  As predicted, this summer has been super busy.  This long leave of absence was unintended. I had plans for this blog, to keep content flowing through the summer.  But then our new house became available… 

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