Wake up your cakes and cookies with a little coffee

When a friend told me she uses coffee as the liquid in boxed brownie mixes, I became curious. I have added a little leftover coffee to stews, spaghetti sauces, and even gravies, but as a baking ingredient, that was new to me. But why not? It could add a slightly different dimension to muffins, breads, cakes and even cookies, in a good way.

As I asked around and did some research, here’s what I discovered: Using a little coffee in anything chocolate, such as cake, enhances the chocolate flavor. A few tablespoons of coffee added to a chocolate frosting or

Read More

Read More

From Lentil Pancakes with Leftover Vegan Dal to Chunky Vegan Oat Cookies: 10 Vegan Recipes that Went Viral Last Week!


When everyone’s got their eyes on a recipe, you know it must have something special that you will want to try! That’s the case for these 10 vegan viral recipes that went viral last week. They’re some of the best, and trust us when we say that you don’t want to miss out on these incredible viral recipe creations from our bloggers!

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help you get healthy! And, don’t forget to check out our Popular Trends Archives!

1.

Read More

Read More

Savory cookies? Yes, and they’re delicious and easy to make

I was visiting my sister Paula in the Twin Cities last weekend and decided to make a batch of these cookies, but with a few adaptations based on what was available in her pantry. I swapped out the signature Old Bay seasoning with Tony Chachere’s Creole Seasoning and added a splash of hot sauce into the mix. The result was so delicious that I might never go back to the original.

Salty pretzels, sharp cheddar cheese and Tony Chachere’s Creole Seasoning bring the bold flavors to this savory cookie. Sarah Nasello / The Forum

Savory cookies are a wonderful option

Read More

Read More