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December MiniMoFo Roundup

December MiniMoFo Roundup

Welcome to 2018! We hope you all enjoyed the holiday season and ate lots of delicious food – and from all the MiniMoFo contributions, we are pleased to see all the baking you’ve been doing/eating!

My Apologies for the Novel

Julie got someone else to do the festive baking for her, and headed to Vegan Treats, an all vegan bakery, where she got a Christmas tree cheesecake-on-a-stick (really! Check out the picture on her blog) and this adorable reindeer cake.


Look at this beautiful chocolate fudge cake from Crumbs and Caramel, topped with frosted berries which make it oh-so-festive!

Herbivore’s Heaven

Jenny went out for a festive afternoon tea – she’s quite the connoisseur of vegan afternoon teas and is keen to point out that this was a rare hummus-free tea, a sign of a truly creative host! Doesn’t it look quaint and tasty?


Sophie made a vegan bûche des fêtes – which looks amazingly chocolatey and rich and tasty!


Jenny used the Chocolate Yoghurt Bundt Cake recipe from Isa’s Superfun Times cookbook and added mint glaze, sea salt flakes, and raspberry dust to make a beautiful Christmassy cake.


Hands up who else made sugar cookies this month? A classic for the season, and Kristy’s look delicious topped with buttercream and sprinkles!

Just Bloggs

Justine’s mince pies have homemade pastry and mincemeat – with cranberries for that extra festive touch! Find the recipe on her blog.


Sarah made vegan and gluten free snickerdoodles following an Oh She Glows recipe. Snickerdoodles are great year round, but the spices make them perfect for festivities!


Susan also used the Superfun Times cookbook to make these cranberry spice oatmeal cookies. Cranberries keep cropping up this month and for good reason – they’re delicious!


Sprinkled with sugar, Janet’s blueberry scones are sparkly and beautiful. Sweet scones are a tasty way to start the day!


Kristen’s array of vegan Christmas cookies is quite breathtaking! Where would you start first? I want to try them all!


Eat the biscuits, you must. Vegan Raptor’s cookies seem to have been held hostage, but they look good enough to fight for.


Biscotti are another holiday favourite – here are Lisa’s maple-walnut biscotti cooling before being iced. Could you wait?


Veganista Mama made marzipan from scratch! And coated it in chocolate – which sounds like the perfect snack (and look at the cute snowman plate!)


How about some savoury Christmas baking? Here’s Juli’s Christmas centrepiece – which is quite honestly beautiful! It’s a Moroccan spiced spinach and pumpkin pie and sounds delicious.


As always, Happy Little Lunch has come through with a wonderful lunch for her kid! She’s also included little sugar cookies to decorate to fit into this month’s theme.


Candy canes are so very festive, and stirred into chocolate chip cookies? Yes please! Sarra’s candy cane cookies look amazing.


More cookies? Er, of course! You can never have too many cookies. These crinkle cookies are so pretty, too!


Not only do these cookies look tasty, they also come with a history! Amber veganised her grandmother’s recipe for Mexican Wedding Cookies – veganising family recipes is a wonderful way to bring people together.


And where would Christmas be without some gingerbread? Emma made these tiny gingerbread men for Christmas!

Living the Dream

If you’ve been following Jen’s story this year, you’ll know that it’s been really rough for her and her family – living in the Keys and being hit very hard by Irma. That makes it even more impressive that she baked hundreds of sugar and gingerbread cookies to give out to the community! How amazing is she?


Just take a minute to look at that gorgeous gooey chocolate frosting. Ooooh. And doesn’t the raspberry compliment it perfectly? No wonder Emily’s cakes went down a treat at her party!


Isn’t this a work of art?! Vegan Dollhouse’s carousel is stunning, and must have taken a lot of hard work!


Crinkle cookies again, because I just love crinkle cookies. Helen made two varieties – chocolate mint and chocolate cardamom. Yum!


Thank you everyone who took part in this month’s MiniMoFo – it’s been packed full of some delicious bakes! Stay tuned to find out all about January’s MiniMoFo…

November MiniMoFo Round Up!

November MiniMoFo Round Up!

We’re happy to see that you weren’t too exhausted from VeganMoFo – lots of you embraced November’s lazy MiniMoFo theme!  Let’s check in on what’s been cooking!


Lazy food needn’t mean junk food – check out this plate of veg, rice and chick’n!  This is a lot more effort than I put in when I’m feeling lazy, so it’s extra impressive!


Vegan Raptor took Ron Swanson for a lazy Sunday brunch. Ron has really come round to veganism – he looks ready to dive into those pancakes!


MoFo regular Susan didn’t disappoint with this easy and delicious cheeseboard. Smoked sesame cheese sounds quite special, doesn’t it?!


Juli travels like every Brit – too lazy to pack a lunch, you’ve got to treat yourself to a meal deal!  Fortunately Pret has plenty of options for the vegan on the go.

Coastal Vegan

Clare undertook some serious research into new ready meals from Waitrose in the UK – and one of them contains chicken pieces from the Vegetarian Butcher!  What a time to be alive!  Check out the full review on her blog.


Angie has the right idea with this quick and easy stir fry made from whatever’s left in the fridge!


Kimchi and black bean nachos sound extremely exciting!  Veganista Mama just threw these together at the last minute when she realised it was National Nachos Day – now that’s good improvising!


Kristy made a big pot of goulash for her lazy meal!  This contains red lentil pasta, beefy crumbles and fire roasted tomatoes – it sounds absolutely delicious!


Amber was feeling under the weather, so she was sticking to simple, lazy dishes, like this Asian coleslaw. Doesn’t it look sensational?!


This raw veggie bowl looks so refreshing – and so easy to throw together!


Doesn’t a fancy jar make all the difference? These PB&J overnight oats could be served in a fancy cafe, but Penny knows it takes mere minutes to whip up at home – including the homemade jam!


Mrs S didn’t only make a lazy dish using whatever was in the fridge, she also invented a new meal!  Introducing “linner” – when you get home and it’s too early for dinner, but far too late for lunch.  We’ve all been there!


Our favourite travelling vegans threw this together on the road:  a tofu egg salad with pita, pickles and pea shoots!  Look at those vibrant colours!


Kira knows that lazy food isn’t just about having a hearty tempeh chilli in your freezer for emergencies, it’s also about minimising the washing up by using the same pan to heat the chilli and the quesadillas!


I can’t believe it’s still warm enough for ice lollies anywhere, but Janet’s proving me wrong by digging one of these blackberry and merlot pops out of the freezer for a lazy treat!

One Raw Bite

Jennifer’s lazy post was one that she hadn’t got round to posting for eight months!  This review of Philadelphia restaurant Circles appears to be worth the wait though – just look at the pad thai!

My Apologies for the Novel

I didn’t think anyone would manage to combine our MiniMoFo theme with Thanksgiving, but Julie proved me wrong!  Her post combines a quick and easy mac’n’cheese with a hearty Thanksgiving plate.  You can find out more on her blog.

Herbivores’ Heaven

There’s nothing better than a good lazy brunch, and over at HH you can read about not one but two all-vegan, all-you-can-eat buffet brunches!

Living the Dream @ Deer Run

Jen gives us another post-hurricane update along with a recipe for bread that’s so lazy, you can make it in your crock pot while you run around doing a million errands!


Not such a lazy month after all!  Thanks to everyone who has shared a recipe or picture this month.  Stay tuned for an announcement on December’s MiniMoFo theme!

Week 4 Roundup!

Week 4 Roundup!

VeganMoFo is over for another year – hands up if you’ve enjoyed it? We certainly have, and the quality of food posted this year has been as wonderful as we’ve come to expect from our lovely MoFoers. So sit back and enjoy reading this final week’s roundup!

Day 23 – Fancy AF!


You need to follow the link and read Libby’s description of this salad – it’s clear how much thought has gone into the creation of it! Including a lesson on the “mush factor” of salads, which I will now always analyse.


More salad today – it’s quite a fancy food it seems! This has vegan hoisin duck, five spice veg, lettuce, avocado, and kale, and certainly quells the notion that salad is boring – I’d happily eat this any day!


Ah, pizza. Pizza is the ubiquitous food, it can be both super casual, and lovely and fancy too! Lauren’s cauliflower crust pizza with olives and arugula falls into the latter category, and it looks so tasty.

Day 24 – Party!


Ok, here’s an aptly named instagram handle for today! I think however, this meal would certainly be fun at parties! Jenny’s theme this month has been to recreate burgers from the TV show, Bob’s Burgers. There have been some amazing creations throughout the month and I have serious burger envy!


Veganosaurus’ theme this month has been “Conscious Colourful Consumption” and this beautiful photo highlights just how colourful nature can be. Fresh pomegranate looking like a bowl of precious jewels – perfect for her theme!


I want to go to this party, don’t you? Dianne’s recipe for buffalo cauliflower bites can be found on her blog, send it to people to get them to make this for your parties!

Day 25 – Cook for your best friend

Wing it Vegan

River has a confession to make, one that might make you very shocked…she doesn’t like pumpkin spice! However, apparently pumpkin is still good, so she’s made these pumpkin-vanilla cupcakes for two…and it does actually sound (and look) like a great combo! Just look at that crispy top.

Things 2 Eat

Moon cooked for her Mr, whose favourite food is Mac and Cheese. Good choice, Mr Moon! This is her butternut squash mac and cheese, with some kale thrown in for good measure. Mmmm!


Kira’s best friend is a picky omnivore – but that’s no problem when you can make food as tasty as this! She hosted a nacho party, which is possibly the best kind of party, featuring ancho lentil tacos and cashew queso. Oh yes!

Day 26 – Showstopper Dessert


I think we have discovered a vegan magician here, because this is none other than a vegan pumpkin spice souffle! Who says you have to miss out when you’re vegan? Not us!

Seitan Beats Your Meat

These might be the prettiest cookies I’ve seen. These are Italian Rainbow Cookies, and they are very showstopping. Look at the beautiful colours! And the chocolate!


The very modest zuckerbaby claims not to be very good at decorating cakes, but this showstopping dessert proves the opposite! It comes from her very own book, and has two types of ginger in it!



Day 27 – Meals for the young (at heart)

Southern Food Fiend

Katie, like many of us, associates peanut butter and jam with her childhood. Now, you can have it in a sandwich or…make it into blondies! Her baking looks delicious, and she has a link to the Isa recipe she followed, too!

Banana Curl, Vegan Girl

Laura’s theme this month has been “Magical Unicorn Rainbow Party” which is as fun as it sounds! She has had some really great posts, covering some issues that need to be talked about too. Today, she made a bento box featuring rainbows and unicorns – how happy would you be if this was your lunch?!


All of Happy Little Lunch’s posts are suitable for the young – at heart or not! – and getting closer to Halloween they’re getting spookier and spookier…and even more fun, if that’s possible!

Day 28 – Brunch


Hotel food? Good or no? Well, would you believe it, this breakfast comes from a budget hotel chain in the UK! It certainly looks tasty enough – complete with vegan sausages, hash browns, and beans. Perfect!

My Apologies for the Novel

Julie made “quinoasage” which I don’t know how to pronounce, and potato tofu scramble. It sounds really good, and she did a little drawing of it too – she’s drawn a picture of each of her meals this month!


Absolutely in AWE of Amber’s savoury french toast, it’s made with leftover garlic soup! Garlicky french toast! The best.

Day 29 – History: What would you cook for your favourite historical figure?

Coastal Vegan

Clare writes about Abraham Moss, founder of the Metrolink…ah…read her blog to find out why this is a bit of a fabrication! She headed to Manchester to find some pie to feed him – mighty delicious sounding pie too!

Hasta La Vegan

Emil has been doing his own theme this VeganMoFo, recounting his vegan experience of surgery and recovery. Which included this pumpkin cheesecake, because cheesecake is the perfect food to help you feel better!


Lauren had African Peanut stew – which sounds delicious enough on it’s own, but take a closer look and you can see some gorgeous fresh bread in the background…now that makes it even better!

Day 30 – Holiday Test Run


Sara describes this as “Super 70s hippie food” but I would like it whatever era I’m in! Potato and spinach casserole – baked to perfection – perfect for a nice filling holiday meal!


How would you like some omelette? Vegan, of course, though Ekta describes this mushroom and red pepper frittata as resembling non-vegan omelette “perfectly” – and it’d be a great food to convert people to veganism!


This isn’t holiday themed, but who cares? It’s a mac and cheese burger! It’s vegan! It’s brilliant!

Day 31 – Halloween!


You could have SO MUCH fun creating these “pepper jacks” – making faces, carving pictures, whatever you’re skilled enough to do! Like a mini pumpkin – and stuffed with delicious food too! What more could you want for Halloween?


Need to use up some leftover pumpkin? No worries, Mrs Spaetzle is here to help! Here’s some pumpkin pasta, I quote, “more pumpkin than pasta” – perfect for any on sale pumpkins!


You need some sweet treats to complete your Halloween, and Rosie has you covered with these chocolate cornflake cakes. Click through to her profile to see the spooky sweets she topped them with!


That’s it from our final week’s roundup! Thank you all so much for taking part this year, and don’t forget our monthly MiniMoFo challenges will be continuing soon…stay tuned for what’s next!

VeganMoFo 2017 Week Two RoundUp!

VeganMoFo 2017 Week Two RoundUp!

This week, our theme was “Behind the Scenes” which has been brilliant because really, we’re all nosy at heart, and we’ve loved seeing the background behind all your food!

October 9th – Go Go Gadget! 


We’re starting with Ene, who made mustard with a hand blender! Now isn’t that ingenious? Creating food from scratch is very satisfying, and I bet this tastes really good.

One Raw Bite

Jennifer shared her very pretty looking cocktail shaker (but made sure to reassure us that it isn’t actually her most used gadget!). Go and check out her blog, where she has a recipe for a cherry cocktail that sounds oh so good.


Crumbs and Caramel have some amazing looking desserts on their instagram – have you had a chance to check them out yet? This banoffee pie is from Isa & Terry’s Vegan Pie in the Sky cookbook, so you could even make it yourself if you wanted! (Or make it for me…please?)

October 10th – Secret Ingredient

Just Bloggs

Here we have a history of one of the most innovative recent vegan discoveries – aquafaba! Now, this is one that really gets people talking (especially non-vegans). It’s certainly pretty magical though – who would have imagined that vegan meringues could be this easy?


Angie’s secret ingredient is avocado…in a smoothie! It sounds strange when you first hear it, but actually makes a lot of sense. I mean, avocados are lovely and creamy, right? Apparently it gives the bowl a lovely rice pudding texture – this is one to try.

KZ Cakes

KZ’s tomato soup with grilled cheese looks so lovely and warming and comforting! It sounds like just the meal you want to cheer you up on a cold, grey day.

October 11th – Kitchen Tour

Two Happy Rabbits

Just look at this outdoor kitchen! If you’re ever considering travelling and taking a portable kitchen, definitely read this blog post for advice. And whilst you’re there, check out all their other meals and marvel at how they were created outdoors!

Little Vegan Eats

Okay, so this kitchen looks pretty much straight out of a magazine. Hands up who is jealous? Maybe it’s the most beautiful kitchen I have ever seen.


Penny posted a shelfie…get it…shelfie…selfie….ha ha! with her cookbooks. How many do you recognise? How many do you own?


October 12th – Grocery Store Tips and Tricks

Gonna Go Walk the Dogs

Here we have some great advice – find a farmers market with local produce! If you’re lucky, you’ll have a farmers market nearby with produce as beautiful as this. Just have a look at those amazing carrots!


Steph offers advice for anyone travelling – if you fly with Alaska, you can get a vegan picnic pack on the plane! That’s great, for an industry that’s still pretty behind with vegan options. I’d eat this, for sure.


On his own theme, The Bearded Vegan cooked up loaded nachos with quinoa, kamut, black beans, Daiya cheeze sauce, and loads more. My mouth is watering just looking at this photo!

October 13th – Sell Yourself


Rosie would sell pizza, such as this pictured vegan meat feast pizza – featuring homemade soy chicken, chorizo sausage, and lots of cheese! Who says vegans miss out? I’m missing out on this pizza right now though.


I think this idea sounds really, really delicious. Sweet vegan snack balls in a recycled paper box, with flavours suitable for adults and children. And they’re so pretty too!


Filthy Rich already “sell themselves”, ah, so to speak, and took the opportunity to share their vegan muffins! Don’t you think these flavours look really tasty?

October 14th – Repurposing Food

Seitan Beats Your Meat

Now, how comforting does this recipe sound? Tofu noodle soup in homemade bread bowls. The bowls are best a few days old so they hold up to the soup better, which means they’re great for any bread you have leftover!


Continuing on the bread theme, we have a classic dessert here – bread and butter pudding! If you’ve never had it before, you should definitely try it! Sure, it sounds a little strange in principle, but it’s so good in reality.

Herbivore’s Heaven

Jenny has been spending VeganMoFo talking about being vegan in Italy (don’t you wish you had a months worth of Italian food to write about?!) and today has some really special gelato on her blog! Actually, keep checking out her posts because there has been a lot of special gelato so far this month.

October 15th – Spicy!

Ichiban Vegan

Would you look at the colours on this? That’s what you get when you combine sweet potatoes with some lovely spices like turmeric, smoked paprika, and more. Check out Jess’ blog for the recipe, and a funny cat too!

Vegansk For Alle

It might not be spicy, but it sure is good. This mississippi mud pie has an oreo biscuit base and a lovely creamy topping (just look at it!).


With an instagram name of “Masala Vegan”, you’d be expecting lots from their spices, after all, how else would you make masala? And you’re not going to be disappointed. A proper spice tray, full of whole spices – it’s beautiful isn’t it?


September MiniMoFo Roundup!

September MiniMoFo Roundup!

Who’s excited for October and VeganMoFo 2017? We certainly are! But, in the meantime we’re enjoying reading all this month’s MiniMoFo submissions. The theme this month, Literary Inspiration, was a tough one we know, but there have been some great submissions!

Ichiban Vegan

Jess at Ichiban Vegan took inspiration from the much loved Harry Potter series and made Hagrid’s rock cakes. She made them gluten, soy, and nut free too – so perfect for all the Hogwarts students regardless of their diets! There’s even a little photo tutorial showing you how to make them.


Amber made a Peach Margarita Cheesecake inspired by Tom Robbins’ Still Life with a Woodpecker. I’ve never read the book, but this has certainly inspired me to pick it up!


More Harry Potter now, as earlier this month VeganistaMama celebrated “19 Years Later” from the Harry Potter epilogue by making creamy onion soup and Irish soda bread and serving it in a Marauder’s Map mug!

My Apologies for the Novel

Julie took her inspiration from Terry Pratchett’s Discworld and made “Bananana Dakry” (as described by Nanny Ogg). Just like Nanny Ogg, she also drew a picture of her bananana dakry, make sure to go and check it (and her kitties!) out.


Janet from Vegan Feast Catering chose her favourite book as a cookbook, which may be cheating a little, but it works! Her current favourite cookbook is Bowl by Lukas Volger.

Herbivore’s Heaven

Jenny found a restaurant named after a character from Kipling’s The Jungle Book – Mowgli in Manchester! She had many different dishes, including this chip butty, which had sauce that was “pure fire” – sounds like a challenge to me.

Walks, Talks, & Eats

Another Discworld submission, this time from Emma who made Jammy Devils, also inspired by the same character as Julie – Nanny Ogg! These are little biscuits with different flavoured jam in the centre.


We hope you enjoyed this month’s MiniMoFo, and are on your way to being prepared for October and lots of amazing food! Keep checking back for giveaways, round ups, interviews and more.

July MiniMofo Roundup

July MiniMofo Roundup

July has finished already – how did that happen? We’re into August already, and just two months away from this year’s VeganMoFo, so don’t forget to prepare your cooking caps for that!

This month our MiniMoFo theme was BBQ, and here is some of the wonderful food you shared!

My Apologies for the Novel


Julie at My Apologies for the Novel made Buffalo BBQ Chicken from The “V” Word (link to the recipe is in her post!). She says it turned out great – and it certainly looks tasty!



Rosie made a lovely colourful Korean BBQ sandwich with homemade pickled pink radishes – yum! Also, does anyone else have crockery envy for her plate?



Kirsty cooked a BBQ dinner with BBQ tofu, beans (green and baked!), and steamed corn. And watched a movie with it too – sounds like a great evening to me!

Herbivore’s Heaven


Jenny posted a review of the Warehouse Cafe in Birmingham, UK, where they have a BBQ burger, which is topped with cheese, a grilled pineapple slice, and BBQ sauce.



Sarah blistered some shishito peppers to go with her spaghetti meal! I’ve never had shishitos before, but I’d be happy to try this meal for sure.



Amber’s feast, to celebrate an anniversary, had burgers, potato salad, beans, corn and unpictured apple pie. What a great way to celebrate!

Living the Dream @ Deer Run

July MM

July’s VeganMoFo’er of the month Jen didn’t let her raw diet get in the way of some grillin’ fun:  check out these delicious veggies!  You can find recipes and a video with more details over on her blog.



Jo grilled up some apricot – proving you don’t need to just go savoury for a BBQ! She says they “tasted just like candy” which is a great bonus for me.


Thanks to everyone who participated this month, and stay tuned for next month’s MiniMoFo!


May MiniMoFo Roundup

May MiniMoFo Roundup

It’s the end of May, and time for our monthly MiniMoFo roundup! This month, we asked to hear all about your favourites. It’s been great seeing the different interpretations of this prompt – from favourite foods, to favourite restaurants, and more.



For Mother’s Day, Lisa went to Modern Love Brooklyn, our very own Isa Chandra’s restaurant! It’s easy to see why this could be someone’s favourite place. Grilled asparagus with cashew hollandaise? Yes please! Check out her instagram post for photos of the other courses she had – all delicious looking.



Where would a vegan be without their avocado? I’m sure it’s a firm favourite of many vegans and Janet from Vegan Feast Catering is no exception. Also, how perfect does this avocado look? Jealous here!




Moon’s account on instagram is packed full of mouthwatering meals, and her birthday meal is no exception (Happy Birthday!). She followed it up with a chocolate brownie, which makes it even better!

Herbivore’s Heaven


Jenny blogged about one of her favourite restaurants, Lotus Vegetarian Kitchen in Manchester. She posted about a huge variety of foods her and her family ordered – including these prawn toasts, which she describes as “a deep fried toastie” – which definitely sounds very appealing.




Lisa’s favourite dessert is strawberry and rhubarb crisp – a classic combination, perfect for a summer fruit harvest. She’ll be posting the recipe to her blog soon, so that’s one to look out for!



Juli went to Kent’s first vegan pub – and this “Elvis burger” with peanut butter, pickles, and vegan bacon certainly looks like a good favourite to have. Yum!

Walks, Talks, & Eats



Emma shared her favourite food – chocolate! This time, in the form of chocolate cake. Chocolate cake is always something we can get on board with!

Alien on Toast


Sal shared a blog post with her current favourite foods – including Tofoo, a new type of tofu she makes scramble with. Plus, ice cream, pancakes, tea, and more – some great favourites to check out!



Susan also went to her favourite restaurant, Easy House Vegetarian, where she ordered yum cha, including bean curd rolls. They look intriguing and delicious!

Living the Dream

Jen from Living the Dream came through with another wonderful video sharing not one but two of her favourite things – kombucha and tiramisu! She also shares the recipe for the tiramisu on her blog. Watch the video and enjoy!

My Apologies for the Novel


Julie shared a round up of her favourite things – including a corn & mac bake (the recipe is on her blog) and many more tasty things.



Nicole made pepperoni pizza and pepperoni bread with her homemade pepperoni…any guesses as to her favourite food?

Thank you to everyone who participated in this month’s MiniMoFo, stay tuned to find out what we’d like to see in June!

March MiniMoFo Roundup

March MiniMoFo Roundup

March has come to an end and it’s time to round up this month’s wonderful recipes! We asked you to create stuffed and filled foods which has been interpreted in some lovely ways by our MoFo’ers.

My Apologies for the Novel


Julie made vegan stuffed pasta shells! Using different types of vegan cheese and sauces (including a chipotle vegenaise!) these sound and look like great comfort food.



The first of this month’s sweet potato recipes comes from Sarah, who made a simple but tasty looking lunch, stuffing potatoes with arugula, olives, tahini, lemon, and hot sauce. Mmm!

Vegan Yack Attack


Jackie from Vegan Yack Attack also used sweet potatoes this month! She made burrito-stuffed sweet potatoes, filled with beans and rice, salsa, and guacamole. What a great idea!

Herbivore’s Heaven


Jenny wrote about her visit to a pasta restaurant! That’s right, a restaurant dedicated to pasta – and it has vegan options. She had a mushroom ravioli for a main, followed by chocolate ravioli. Yes, chocolate ravioli!

Walks, Talks & Eats


Emma did some baking for this month’s prompt and made Bourbon Biscuit Brownies. Brownies stuffed with filled chocolatey biscuits – chocolate galore!



The Hale Vegan made stuffed bell peppers – filled with red quinoa, beans, taco seasoning, and topped with salsa, avocado, vegan cheese and cilantro. Some great flavours here!



Jojo made this amazing mac-and-cheese toastie! What could make vegan mac and cheese better, but putting it in a sandwich? And toasting it? Heavenly!



Dianne shared her recipe for lentil stuffed eggplant. Don’t they look so cute and tasty?



Vegan bakers Pies for PDX made cheezy broccoli potato hand pies to sell at a charity bake sale – I bet they went down a treat!

Living the Dream


Jen never misses a MiniMoFo prompt, and this month she delivered with these cheezy bacon pierogi and some sweet little hand pies.  You can check out the recipes on her blog.


Thank you to everyone who participated in this month’s challenge – and keep an eye out for April’s prompt, coming soon!

Final Week Roundup 2016

Final Week Roundup 2016

It’s December now, and VeganMoFo is over for another year! We really hope you’ve enjoyed this month and have both created and discovered lots of wonderful vegan food. It’s been great seeing people from all over the world post about veganism and vegan food all month long, and hopefully this month has inspired you to keep up the vegan eating!

For this final round up, I’ll include a mixture of posts that followed the daily prompts, and posts that didn’t. The prompts and weekly themes have proved an excellent way to keep things interesting and see how different people interpret them, but it’s also been fascinating to see others create their own themes and post food outside of the prompts! I’ll also include lots of posts, because it’s been very hard to choose and I’d like to showcase as much as possible!

Finally, we’d like to say thank you to everyone who participated this year – it’s been wonderful to get to know you all. This isn’t the last you’ll hear of us though – we’ve got some great plans in the works for VeganMoFo, so stay tuned and stay vegan!

Day 28: Holiday Bake Day! What are you planning on baking over the winter holidays? Do you make cake, or cookies? Or something savoury?

My Darling Vegan



Mm, don’t these pretzel tarts look amazing? Salted sweet treats are all the rage at the moment, and mixing crispy, salty pretzels with sweet creamy chocolate ganache sounds heavenly!

Elephantastic Vegan



Ok, so how adorable are these elephant shaped gingerbread cookies from Elephantastic Vegan? And they match the blog name too! These cookies are made without molasses, which is great if you don’t like using it or find it hard to get hold of.

SororiTea Sisters



Jennifer over at SororiTea Sisters (what a great name!) has been blogging a month of vegan tea! For holiday baking day, she posted this “Chocolate Marshmallow Spicier Chai”, which comes with vegan white chocolate chips and vegan marshmallows – definitely sounds like something you’d bake!

Vegan Dollhouse



Vegan Dollhouse baked this absolutely adorable Grasshopper Cake. The little kitty chocolates on the top are handmade – and flavoured with mint extract. This is definitely a very impressive holiday bake.



Rather than bake cookies or cake, Jobo baked lasagne! And Thanksgiving lasagne at that – with mushroom gravy, sweet potatoes, green beans, turkey spiced yuba, kale, and all topped with stuffing. Uhm, who is hungry right now? I know I am.

Day 29: Holiday Test Run – It’s always good to practice – show off your hits and misses.




Amy from Veggies Save the Day (I’ve come across some great blog names this month!) plans to make this Creamy Sundried Tomato Pasta for Christmas. I’m never going to say no to pasta and this looks so creamy and tomatoey it’ll be just perfect for a special meal.




Curupita on instagram tested out this pecan pie from Whole Foods, which will form part of their family Christmas. How great is it that you can buy pies as delicious as this from shops these days?



NotJustGreens has been traveling for part of MoFo and came across a gelato shop with some wonderful vegan options – including this very seasonal candy cane gelato. Also pictured are peppermint mocha, lavender hibiscus, and coconut ginger. Don’t those flavours sound amazing?



Garrick has been posting some very innovative, delicious looking meals this VeganMoFo and this looks to be no exception. Apparently, their Christmas consists of mashed potatoes, gravy, and meatballs, which sounds pretty great to me!



Erin posted her lunch, which was yam pancake with garlic bok choy – doesn’t it look so simple and delicious? And such a good looking photo too which is always a bonus!

Day 30: Food Gifts – Do you like to give food as a gift? Or receive? Show/tell us!

84 Acres


Sarah posted her recipe for Easy Vegan Eggnog – I’ll leave you with a quote from her: “This creamy vegan eggnog is so thick that it basically requires booze” – yeah, that sounds pretty good to me. Made with aquafaba – the new vegan miracle food – this sounds like a great way to make a Christmassy treat.




Kristina made this super fluffy and tasty looking cinnamon roll which would be great as a holiday gift. Who would turn down cinnamon rolls?




Sophie shares a gift that she loved receiving. These Québécoise strawberries were brought to her by her in-laws and look very tasty – I wish it was strawberry season again!

Allotment 2 Kitchen



Shaheen made a wonderful post cataloging many jams and chutneys she has made over the years as holiday gifts. Pictured is Rose Petal and Rhubarb Butter which sounds – and looks – quite beautiful.




Cookies&Style made this lovely oatmeal with gingerbread which looks adorably festive and warming. The spices of the holiday season are one of the best parts!

Herbivore’s Heaven


Finally, our own Jenny managed to sneak one final post into VeganMoFo today (we’ll allow it!). She posts a monthly “Cookbook of the Month” and this month she used VeganMoFo as her own cookbook! Featuring recipes from MoFo’ers across the board her post shows just some of the amazing recipes which have come out of this month. If you’ve found any recipes you enjoy, or food which inspired you this VeganMoFo I encourage you to follow her example – let the author of the post know how it turned out and how you liked it, as it’s great to get feedback on your food, and it means you can keep in touch and find more great recipes!




Fourth Week Round Up 2016

Fourth Week Round Up 2016

This week we have been as thankful as ever for this wonderful vegan community:  thank you all for continuing to spread the vegan word and giving us serious food envy at every opportunity. This is the fourth, but not final, round up:  we’ve got three days of Holiday themed posts still to go, so keep on posting, reading and commenting!

Week four was all about Memories and Traditions, and you dedicated MoFo’ers came through with an exciting array of dishes, and wonderful stories connected to them.  Have a look at some of our favourites from this week, and remember to check out what the other members of our community have been up to.

Day 21:  What’s your favourite food memory?

Brand New Vegan

Anyone who enjoyed (or even just tolerated) devilled eggs in their childhood will be delighted by this vegan update on the classic.  Is anyone else really keen to try potato hummus too?


Neat & Nutritious

Stephanie recreates the simplicity and comfort of family meals with this “tuna” noodle casserole.  Doesn’t it look good?


L’éphémère quotidienneté des repas

I wish these chocolate donuts were part of my childhood.  And my adult life.  Wow!


Day 22:  Silly food – what are some silly food memories/traditions that you have?

Vegful Life

Sausage cheese balls just sound silly and fun, don’t they?  Well, they also look delicious!


Lisa’s Project Vegan

Lisa’s 4 year old son once decided he wanted to make turkey cookies for their neighbours to eat at Thanksgiving, rather than an actual turkey.  A great sentiment, and a really cute little biscuit!



For her silly memory, Odile recreated the grilled cheese sandwiches her dad used to make for her and drown in maple syrup.  Can she convince you to try this crazy combination?


Day 23:  Autumn/Fall traditions (or Spring if you’re in the Southern Hemisphere)

Tea & Sympatico

How do you like them apples?  Caroline teaches us how to roast them to perfection to make the most of the autumnal produce.  She’s been blogging about breakfast, so if you’re looking for inspiration, head her way.


Walks, Talks & Eats

Autumnal dishes aren’t all about the fruit and veg for Emma.  Maybe it’s a British thing, but there’s definitely something special about cheese and onions pasties in the cold weather!



When you check out Rosie’s Instagram feed, you will love her crockery as much as her food!  She’s giving good old Brussels sprouts a chance to shine in this autumnal dish.


Day 24:  Thanksgiving!


Getting the day started in style with these cinnamon rolls for breakast.



A colourful and cruelty-free plate from Mrs S!



We’re extremely thankful for Dianne’s Instagram feed, and jealous of her lucky family and friends.  This is only about half of what she prepared for their feast!  PS. Check out her Thanksgiving cheese platter too.


Day 25:  Vegan memories – what was your first, or most memorable, vegan meal?


Zuckerbaby’s mac’n’cheese obsession started in her early vegan days.  She’s now progressed to this version consisting of caramelised onions, mushrooms and smoked paprika breadcrumbs.



Yep, nanaimo bars would convince me to stick with this vegan lark too!


Green Gourmet Giraffe

Like many of us, Johanna has spent a lifetime eating muesli, from shop-bought packets to hotel breakfast buffets and finally homemade varieties.  Check out her recipe for this banana and maca muesli.


Day 26:  Show us your favourite cookbooks!


Not a bad stack of favourites here from Kath.  Unsurprisingly, there was a lot of love for Isa on display today.



All dessert books?  We like your style!


Veggie Products Review

And on a different note, the good people at Veggie Product Reviews have a sneak peek at a new Vegg product.  It’s breakfasty, it’s microwaveable and it gets an A grade from them!


Day 27:  Changed opinion – what is a food you used to hate, but now don’t?


Looking at this dish it’s hard to believe that anyone could ever have hated tofu.  Just look at it!



Cauliflower was a popular choice today.  Julia is gradually coming round to it, especially when it’s roasted and served with this tasty miso-tahini sauce!



Finishing on a slightly different note, here’s something that nobody in the world has ever hated:  three desserts on one plate!  Yum!