3 posts in group blueberries

Tofurniki (Russian Vegan Syrniki or Cheese Pancakes)

Out of all the delicious Russian dishes I remember from childhood, I must say that Syrniki are by far my favorite. They are pancakes on steroids...and I LOVE PANCAKES!!! Why are they on "steroids"? Because they are heartier and creamier and much more delicious!!! Everyone has had pancakes up the wazooo. Blueberry....smores....chocolate chip....well revamp your pancake game and try something RUSSIAN!!! Syrniki translates to cheese pancakes. Generally, these beauties are made with some ... Continue Reading

Strawberry & Adzuki Bean Pasta Salad

Do you ever have those days where you are craving something sweet but you know you should have dinner and get all your "nutrients"? Yea..?... Me to! I am a sucker for dessert and anything sweet so I like to switch out a savory dinner for something sweet like oatmeal or pancakes on occasion. Well, that usually doesn't get all my veggies, fruit and protein in so I wanted to create a dish that could satisfy all of the categories. After some deep meditation on the subject....I came up ... Continue Reading

Blueberry & Beet Bruschetta

This recipe was semi inspired by a recent trip to the Mad City Vegan fest and semi inspired by my love of blueberries that are currently in season.  At the Vegan fest my mom and I got to watch Chef Dave from Lilliana's and Charlie's restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin do a live cooking demo. Not only was this a cooking demo...it was a vegan cooking demo. We got FRONT ROW seats because I didn't want to miss one second. I learned soooooo much.....and I laughed even more. He was truly good enterta... Continue Reading