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MoFo2015 Sign-ups, Badges & Banners!

MoFo2015 Sign-ups, Badges & Banners!

Vegan Mofo 2015 almost here!

We hope you’re getting your MoFo MoJo going!

The 2015 Sign-up Form is online and ready to go. Click here to register your participation in MoFo. This year we’re expanding our horizons, and you can take part in pretty much any and all social media formats you prefer: blogging, Instagram, YouTube/Vimeo, Twitter, or whatever else you can dream up!  And of course, you can do a combo of formats as well.

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We’ve got new 2015 badges and a banner for you to share all over kingdom come! Share and repost and help us spread the word far and wide that Vegan MoFo is coming!! Post them on your blog, on your IG and Facebook accounts, and anywhere else you can think of. As you can see, the official hashtags this year are: #vgnmf15 and #veganmofo

Last but not least, remember that this year we are going to be doing prompts for what to post about for every day of the month. Every day in September will have a different prompt, We will remind you on instagram and twitter what the prompt is for the day but here they all are starting with September 1:

1 Rise and Shine! It’s MoFo time! Tell us about your breakfast.
2 Recreate a meal from your childhood.
3 Quick, easy and delicious.
4 Tell us about a weird food combo that you love.
5 Best sandwich ever.
6 Re-create a restaurant meal.
7 Make / eat some thing inspired by a book or film.
8 Reach out! Make a new vegan friend & tell us about it.
9 Most retro recipe.
10 Something blue.
11 Focus on a nutrient
12 Tell us about your favourite cookbook!
13 It’s kitchen tour time!
14 Share something vegan (and delicious, duh!) with a non-vegan.
15 OMG, Barack Obama is coming over because he knows you make awesome vegan food! What are you going to make?
16 What’s your favorite late summer food?
17 Make (or eat!) a traditional local dish.
18 Honor a human or non human animal who inspires your veganism.
19 Lunch on the go.
20 Veganize an old family recipe.
21 What three endless food supplies would you take if you were going to be stranded on an island? (Imagine your nutritional needs have been met, these are a bonus!)
22 Make a dish using all seasonal produce.
23 Fusion Challenge!
24 What (inset well known person) would eat if they were vegan.
25 Share your favorite cuisine.
26 It’s cold and rainy and there’s a snow drift outside your door! What are you going to make using the ingredients you have?
27 Favorite herb or spice?
28 Tacos VS Burritos. Where do you stand on this important issue?
29 What would you bring on a vegan road trip?
30 Autumn equinox eats.

Now, go forth and veganize! 

The 2014 MoFie Awards: Third & Final Round!

The 2014 MoFie Awards: Third & Final Round!

Hello Mofos! Amey here, announcing the third and final round of 2014 MoFie Awards. I had a great time blogging this year, but I also had a really great time surfing the interwebs and discovering so many amazing new blogs and bloggers. Such a variety of voices and culinary styles and recipes to discover.

Happily, these MoFies aren’t just mere accolades!  Each of our winners will receive a prize from MoFie sponsors The Raw Chocolate Co. How rad is that??

RCC-logo-vector-hires-1024x511If you see yourself here just send us an e-mail at veganmofoblog at gmail dot com with the subject headline MoFie and your address and we’ll get your prize in the post.


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saltnpepa2I mean really. Salt ‘n’ Pepa Tofu, while rocking out to “Push It”? I’m sold.

Little Vegan Bear, MoFo Theme: “Music For Your Mouth” What an epic effort! 30 posts in 30 days – plus, great music-themed culinary creations, daily YouTube videos to rock out to while you read the blog post, and food pictures that were completely drool-worthy. Clearly this person knows how to have some fun!


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molassesmug2I’ve got my eye on this Hot Molasses Mug,
a nice alternative to hot cocoa and packed with iron!

Veggatook on the age-old query: “But where do you get your protein?” Not only that, but they did it with serious style! Each post had delicious-looking recipes and great information about the nutritional value of the ingredients. Combining the joy and merits of compassionate, nutritious and DELICIOUS eating. Huzzah!


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Pane casau 024Pane Carasau from Sardinia? Yum.

From Veggie to Vegan spent the month veganizing specialty dishes from across the regions of Italy. Here’s a composite post that links to all the dishes they created, and the regions those dishes originate from. Such a great effort. Plus, FromVtoV is a bilingual blog in German and English, spreading the good word of veganism to even more readers!


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My Darling Vegan posted an A-Z series of posts featuring baked goods, veggie-riffic dinners, and tasty treats like this cashew-based Turkish Coffee Ice Cream. So many beautiful pictures and enticing recipes. Plus, so impressed with “X is for Xigua.”


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IMG_1027Vietnamese Sriracha Cole Slaw

I really loved the “Poesy and Plate” theme over at Tracy’s Living Cookbook. Each post had a poem or excerpt and then a meal inspired by that text. Such nice meals – ranging from quick evening dinners to more ambitious meals, with personal musings about the food and the poem or quote she chose to go with it. For example:

Affinity by Minnie Filson

I wonder if the cabbage knows
He is less lovely than the Rose;
Or does he squat in smug content,
A source of noble nourishment;
Or if he pities for her sins
The Rose who has no vitamins;
Or if the one thing his green heart knows –
That self-same fire that warms the Rose?




Kitchen Experiments spend the MoFo month regaling us with beautiful sweeties – waffles and fruit tarts and cookies and these totally beautiful chocolate-dipped popsicles. Plus the filling is made with hazelnut milk ice cream. I want one!


Congratulations to all the 2014 MoFie Winners
and to all the MoFo participants!

Keep on bloggin’ and we’ll see you next year! 

Thursday MoFo Round-up!

Thursday MoFo Round-up!

Oh MoFo’ers… the feed is like a field of broken MoFo dreams right about now… And yet, there are the brave few who forge on – either after an occasional fall off the horse, or with an unbroken current of blogging enthusiasm. If you’re one of the bloggers who has lost some steam – either give it a go and make a final push, or commit to participating by continuing to comment on the blogs that are still going strong.

I have had so much fun with this year – I’ve already got about 20 new-to-me blogs that I plan on adding to my blog roll. It’s so fun to discover the variety of voices and styles and recipes that still exist in the vegan blogosphere. I love MoFo!

Here are a few of the posts that caught my eye so far today:


Vegetarian Snob made these  Healthy Pumpkin Pie Baked Oatmeal, and I think it looks pretty yum. She makes it more on the savory side of things, but suggests that you can add a little sweetener if you like. I just discovered baked oatmeal in the last year, and I loved it! I’m still in autumn-denial mode, but once I make peace with reality, I’ll be back for this recipe.


french bread 1The blog New Orleans in Green has been celebrating New Orleans food all month – with everything from famous brands of NOLA goodies to this week’s explorations of culinary influences on NOLA cuisine. Today’s post is about the lasting legacy of the French in NOLA… including some damned fine looking bread!


hibachi-dressingVeg Fiend made this super maximus colorful Carrot Ginger Hibachi Sauce & 3-Bean Salad. The colors are so beautiful! I can’t believe that neon orange dressing – vegetables are so amazing! I’d never heard of Hibachi Sauce, but I think this salad looks great. Plus, three cheers to VegFiend for being a non-vegan who is embracing VeganMoFo and doing a great job!

kalesoup1I’ve really been loving Vegga‘s “Where Do You Get Your Protein?” nutrition theme this month. Her blog is doing a most excellent job of demonstrating that eating vegan food can be nutritious, beautiful, and super delicious. Check out this beautiful Kale and White Bean Soup – it’s bursting at the seams with veggie goodness! I’ve already bookmarked a bunch of the recipes from this blog so far. Looks like I’m gonna have a lot of post-MoFo bookmarks to revisit.

Piccata Milanese2From Veggie To Vegan has been doing beautiful posts featuring recipes from different regions of Italy every day this month. They are so amazing, plus the blog is in German and English – so even more vegans can enjoy these blog posts and recipes. Today’s post is a recipe for Piccata Milanese, from the Lombardy Region of Italy. Doesn’t this picture just make you want to start eating your computer screen?

purplepestoRock My Vegan Socks (fun blog name!) used purple basil to make Purple Pesto!!  I love doing fun and playful things with veggies and this looks so fun. Plus, I have my annual Rainbow Potluck on the horizon, and those purple foods are always a challenge.

cherry4So, now let’s move on to dessert! Little Vegan Bear has been rockin’ it with a really excellent “Music for Your Mouth” mofo theme – with foods inspired by music. Don’t these Eagle Eye Cherry / Wild Cherry bonbons look delicious? Plus, you get at least one awesome music video every day LVB’s site!


Lisa’s Project: Vegan has been doing daily round-ups on her own favorite recipes, and today’s recipe round-up is all about coooooookies! I am a cookie monster, so this is right up my alley. Plus, I am putting on an event this weekend, so I will be baking cookies all day tomorrow. These Lace Cookies look especially lovely to me.

MoFo Round Up! And thus we begin, Week 2 of Mofo2014

MoFo Round Up! And thus we begin, Week 2 of Mofo2014

Hi All! It’s Amey here, from Vegan Eats & Treats…
coming in just under the wire with a round-up for today!

One of the things I love most about MoFo is the around-the-world, all-timezones, both-hemispheres aspect of it. When you go on the instagram #veganmofo hashtag, you find breakfasts and lunches and dinners and early spring meals from down under and northern hemisphere folks starting to post about pumpkins and autumn foods.


So, if you’re just starting off the day, and in the mood for some breakfast – check out The Lusting Mind. This blog is doing a totally awesome MoFo theme, entirely inspired by the movie Amelie… including these beautiful french crepes/”imaginative LP pancakes.” Such a super sweet and fun post. Check out her blog, it’s totally great! (another awesome discovery thanks to!)



Check out this Macademia Nut Oatmeal with Spiced Brown Sugar from Soy Division. It pretty much looks like the yummiest oatmeal ever.



Or, maybe it’s getting to be lunch time where ever you are in the world, and you are looking for something to eat. This Pasta with Swiss Chard and Pine Nuts from One Window Kitchen looks so simple and delicious. And any self-respecting vegan’s gotta already have some pasta and greens just sitting around, right?



If you’re in the mood for some serious cozy-time dinner, maybe this nice looking supper of Chickn Noodle Soup with Rosemary Bread Rolls from Stairway to Vegan would hit the spot? She’s got recipes for both!



Hasta La Vegan is doing a MoFo theme of using all sorts of wacky old cookbooks and it is SO FUN. Check out this excellent book cover! Every day is a different cookbook, with excellent recipes, excellently forthright reviews, and totally great write-ups!



I really enjoyed this good-natured, encouraging, and enticing post about How To Make Vegan Pizza from Walks, Talks, and Eats. Pizza is a wonderful spirit-enhancing food, and vegans must learn how to master the art of vegan pizza!


IMG_8607Lastly, for dessert, I am going to do something totally uncool and toot my own horn. Well, not really MY horn, but my parents’ horn! Yesterday was their 50th anniversary and I made them a cake! Three cheers for love!

VeganMoFo2014: Round-up Day Four!

VeganMoFo2014: Round-up Day Four!

Hello MoFo’ers and MoFo Appreciators!

I’ve just spent a bunch of time grooving out over at Have you checked out that site yet? It’s such a great way to see people’s latest mofo posts, and it’s especially a great way to discover new-to-you blogs. I already found a bunch of blogs that I’d like to add to my blog roll.

MoFo2014 is off to a strong start, and I found a bunch of great posts to share with you all:

IMG_1603Did you see Deerly Beloved Bakery’s Baked Peaches with Pistachio Frangipane? Be still my heart! I love baked peaches, so that’s a good start – but the idea of pistachio frangipane is truly next level. Right on! Also, I always swoon over her Instagrams pics, so I’m super excited to bookmark a whole month’s worth of recipes from Deerly Beloved.

RigatoniVodka-768x1024Over at Good Good Things, they’ve put a too-liquidy batch of cashew creme to glorious use in a Rigatoni with Vodka Sauce. Creamy and full of tomatoey goodness.

20140904-botaniq1I can’t actually read any of the Swedish in this post from Emmas Vegoblogg, but I can surmise that someone had a pretty great dinner out in Copenhagen. Also, the descriptions of each dish are in English. Just check out this amazing first course with asparagus, basil aioli, rhubarb, and hazelnuts. Yes, please. No matter the language barrier, I can drool over the pictures like a pro.

tacos1I am actually completely freaked out by horror movies, but I know a solid MoFo theme when I see one – and I love Bankrupt Vegan‘s 80’s Horror Movies Theme. And I especially love how she uses tofu scramble to tastefully demonstrate a horror movie scene – for those of us who are squeamish. Plus, a recipe!

14944725138_e3c7d04260_bDo I really need to say anything about these amazing little Kempische Wafels from Kitchen-Experiments?? They are perfect and I want to eat them all.

mostly zucchini (3)Over at Tracy’s Living Cookbook, Tracy offers up an appealing recipe for a pasta sauce she calls “Mostly Zucchini,” because it’s composed of “huge amount of zucchinis compared to a few tomatoes.” She’s got a really great theme going on for MoFo called “Poesy and Plate,” and I enjoyed the quote and thoughts as much as the recipe. But, I offer this picture, because this little tip of holding zip lock baggies in place with a coffee cup is pure genius. I can never figure this step out, and I sometimes make a big mess or end up spilling stuff outside of the baggie (oh no!). Never Again.

20140818-IMG_3253If you are a vegan, you probably already have your official I Love Hummus Badge in your wallet, but Chel Rabbit is taking your hummus and raising it by adding hummus to a beautiful dish of Lebanese Green Beans. This recipe looks so good and I want to eat it right now.

disfordatesMy Darling Vegan is going on an A-Z tour of vegan recipes for MoFo, and these Oatmeal Date Scones look so beautiful and the recipe sounds amazing.

tumblr_naznlcYRKz1sr694jo1_500Finally, from the excellent tumblr Fuck Yeah Vegan Pizza, comes this most epic and praiseworthy gif of kittens eternally eating re-generating slices of pizza. You are welcome.

Saturday Round Up: In Honor of Randomofo

Saturday Round Up: In Honor of Randomofo

I really hope you already know about If not, you do now! It’s the coolest site, where you can just keep hitting the “next random blog” button up top and see the next MoFo blog. It’s such fun and a great way to discover new blogs. I sat down on the sofa and had some good QT (quality time) with RandoMoFo, and picked out some posts that piqued my interest – so, prepare for a Random Round Up!

Squash & Apple Jam

This week my apple tree finally kicked into full production, so I have my eyes out for any appley recipes… and imagine my delight when I saw this amazing Butternut Squash-Apple Jam!! Doesn’t that sound crazy good? And that whole blog think. care. act. is totally amazing – she’s doing a super great theme of food from different areas of Germany for MoFo. I can’t wait to go back and read all her other mofo posts!

other brown vegans

I also discovered Brown Vegan which features lots of recipes – like biscuits and apple slaw – but also this really cute interview feature called “Other Brown Vegans.”

Madhi Toor Dal with Cabbage

This week was the great Hindu holiday of Diwali, and I managed to find a few references out there to Diwali festivities. I loved the look of this cabbage dal from Happy Go Lucky Vegan. 

mini mochi balls

Another awesome blog I discovered with the help of RandoMoFo was Smooch Panda’s Sweet Creations – where she’s been featuring Japanese sweets all month for MoFo!!!! Check out her great tutorial on how to make mini mochi balls… then she has a whole other post with tips on yummy things to stuff inside your mini mochi balls.

I can’t figure out how to capture the picture, but I promise you that you need to go look at the photo and recipe for Roasted Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Kale Salad over at Swell Vegan. It looks so good, and is already bookmarked on my computer.

concord grape jello

This picture is sort of hilarious, but I’m not one to laugh at homemade concord grape jello. Hello!! Jealous!! I love concord grapes SO much, they remind me of my awesome grandparents who always grew concord grapes. Just look at that beautiful color. From Vegan Whore.

Bruschetta Pizza

Last but not least, my fun little nephew is coming over to spend the night tonight. We’re going out for pizza, then we’ll come home and carve pumpkins and roast pumpkin seeds. I can’t wait! So, with pizza on the mind, a couple pizza links really popped out at me. First of all, there is a whole tumblr blog dedicated to vegan pizza, with the excellent name Fuck Yeah Vegan Pizza! ha ha! Check it out when you are in need of pizza porn. Then I also found Zombie Cats Eating Plants‘ excellent compendium of previous pizza posts and recipes… this bruschetta pizza with homemade cashew cheese especially caught my eye. Mmm, pizza! Have a great night… just two more days of mofo madness!

Vegan MoFo Saturday Round-up: So many bookmarks!

Vegan MoFo Saturday Round-up: So many bookmarks!

Well, I don’t know about you, but I’ve been bookmarking recipes and blog posts left and right this week. My gosh, we’re just starting Week Two – and I’ve already got lots of new recipes tempting me. What fun! It’s hard to keep up with all the MoFo activity, so I had a great time today surfing around and seeing what’s been going on. Here are some of my favorite posts from today:

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vegan. in. brighton was so smitten with the new PPK recipe for Apple Pie Pancakes that she posted twice in one day. On a Saturday. Friends, that really says something about these pancakes. Must try!

I’ve been loving Cold and Sleepy Cooks‘ theme of working her way through the alphabet for MoFo – and her G is for Garlic entry is right up my alley. Her garlic soup sounds amazing, plus there are bonus pics everyday of her adorable little mini-vegan.

In case you are a sushi lover, Bread Without Butter (great blog name!) did a really beautiful tutorial on how to make Tofu Musubi. I don’t even like sushi all that much, but this amazing post got me in the mood for some seaweed action. Also, she gives 3 different ways to make it – so anyone can do it!

Awesome. Vegan. Rad. made a great-looking Vietnamese Noodle Salad, and shares a recipe for some very tempting Spicy Grilled Korean Tofu. I spent all day a bake sale today, and after looking at all those sweeties, this super-savory meal looks totally magical.

Even though I’m a bit sweetied-out, I know not everyone is. Plus, you can’t very well have a round-up with out a treat or two. So, for dessert, Vegan Culinary Crusade has some beautiful pictures and an easy recipe for almond-date truffles – a quick weekend treat or an easy gift for a friend.

Or, perhaps you are in the mood for something more decadent! Another little round dessert, but a whole different ball game (ha ha!) – check out Hobby and More‘s amazing Gulab Jamun recipe! I love the name gulab jamun so much, but they’re pretty much never vegan. Now you can make them for yourself and revel in the fun!

Happy Weekend MoFo Friends!


Opulence… You Makes It

Opulence… You Makes It

Okay, I know some of you are probably thinking “Enough already!” with all this Thanksgiving Take Over of the vegan blogiverse, but for those of you who are still dreaming of mashed potatoes & gravy, you can see a huge round up of many vegan Thanksgiving delights over at Quarry Girl’s blog.

I promise not to do an all-thanksgiving-roundup, but you have just GOT to see this amazing “Tofurken” over at VegSpinz... a combo of all the most popular vegan protein sources, all combined into one opulent roast. It is amazing.

And just one more… check out the glory of this Thanksgiving plate of yums from Vegan Mouse. Mmmmmmm.

On the other hand, maybe you are one of these readers living in the Southern Hemisphere, and craving fruits and cucumbers and ice cream. Well, check out this beautiful blueberry ice cream from Gourmet Caravan (super cute blog header, btw!!)

If you are one of those people who is planning your endless holiday baking projects, why not start with these sugar cookies from Islaborg, or check out Millie’s blog for a whole mofo of cookie recipes?

Or perhaps you are in the mood for something completely different. How about Cambodian Kroeung Tempeh Pan Fried in Banana Leaves??? For Realz.

Grab Bag of Goodies!

Grab Bag of Goodies!

Here’s an all-purpose Friday Round-up… just a hodgepodge of cool posts that caught my eye…

I love this short and sweet post from Airy Vegan… featuring an exciting mystery fruit. I love me some mystery fruit.

Who can resist Bite Me, I’m Vegan’s coconut fudge!? Not me!

Vegan in the Sun has an amazing post about the joy of Caribbean soups… you’ll be drooling all over your keyboard by the end of it.

Speaking of soup, I love the theme over at ‘Cause I Eats My Spinach… seven Deadly Dinners! This one is gazpacho, representing Wrath. What a cool idea!

Coldandsleepy has been doing some really excellent and photo-rich posts of eating vegan with her little toddler. He’s really been on an apple kick lately, and it’s awfully cute.

This Orange and Yellow Bread from Elite Food was glowing at me through the computer monitor… asking me to go bake some for myself. So warm and toasty looking…

Last but not least, please join me in appreciating this simple and yummy avocado sandwich from Jessie Bea Eats! I love how it’s just basking in the warm sunlight, looking so green and avocado-y. Yummmmms.

Good Work Mofos! Keep on cookin’!

VeganMoFo Roundup: Day one in all its GLORY!

VeganMoFo Roundup: Day one in all its GLORY!

Friends! Romans! Country-vegans!

Vegan MoFo has begun! What a great kick-off… with the posts already coming in fast and furious, faithful readers have much blog-reading to do!

Naturally enough, with MoFo coming in November this year… Day One of MoFo offered lots of Halloween recapping, and lots of pumpkin recipes. And, where there are pumpkin recipes, there are sure to be sweet potatoes too.

Musings From the Fishbowl offers a really wonderful, step-by-step guide to roasting your pumpkin and transforming it into homemade pumpkin puree. My own mother, who is a very practical lady, taught me from an early age to salvage the jack-o-lantern off the front porch and turn it into dinner, so this post is very much after my own heart.

Similarly, “Cooking Green Food up North” has her very first encounter with cooking and eating pumpkin. What a momentous occasion! She’s got 15 more cups of pumpkin puree, so I’m sure she’ll be happy to take suggestions. Maybe she should try Swell Vegan’s Maple-Glazed Pumpkin Cornbread!

If you’ve had enough pumpkin and want to eat some sweet potatoes instead, the mofoers are there for you. First of all, check out Vegan Soul Power‘s excellent pictorial step-by-step on making lovely orange little Sweet Potato gnocchi. Mmmmmmmmm!

Usually, I’m not the biggest fan of burrito pictures on food blogs. You know, it’s hard to make a burrito into something photogenic. BUT apparently Super Vegan really does have super powers, because somehow this sweet potato and black bean burrito really caught my eye.

Of course, some people just like it all, and My Vancouver Kitchen cooked up a tasty spread of pumpkin AND sweet potato goodies– pumpkin brownies, black bean and sweet potato chili, roasted pumpkin seeds… mmm! Plus, not related to pumpkin, she made donut holes. And really, who can resist donut holes?!

Last, but not least, and totally unrelated to the stream of pumpkin and sweet potato blog posts, Liz over at Food Snobbery Is My Hobby posted about some amazing hickory nut scones. I want one!