Traci’s blog, singingvegan.com, has recipes from Lake Villa Guatemala and stories about ex-pat life. Here are some recent posts.

Singing Vegan Musings on vegan lifestyle, music, and expat life

  • Arugula Pesto (Vegan)
    by singingvegan on April 24, 2017 at 12:11 am

    I first had this dish when my dad made it for me. He was looking for a vegan dish that everyone in the family might enjoy, and this arugula pesto certainly is a crowd-pleaser. My dad found the recipe on the Food Network website. Whenever we get a nice bunch of arugula, this is the ... Read more The post Arugula Pesto (Vegan) appeared first on Singing Vegan. […]

  • Tropical Chocolate Cream Pie (Vegan, Gluten-Free)
    by singingvegan on April 19, 2017 at 7:53 pm

    When I first changed to a plant-based diet in 2007, I was at a loss for how to how to prepare meals, and especially desserts, that my family and friends would enjoy. A tofu-based chocolate pie quickly became my standard dish to bring for dinners and events–people were always amazed that it was vegan. However, ... Read more The post Tropical Chocolate Cream Pie (Vegan, Gluten-Free) appeared first on Singing Vegan. […]

  • Creamy Avocado Dressing (vegan)
    by singingvegan on April 6, 2017 at 11:07 pm

    This simple Creamy Avocado Dressing is one of our favorites. The creaminess comes entirely from avocados and non-dairy milk: refined oils need not apply. It’s wonderful on green salad, coleslaw, or with our Tropical Vegetable Salad. It also makes a great topping for Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers. Or you can just sit and eat it ... Read more The post Creamy Avocado Dressing (vegan) appeared first on Singing Vegan. […]

  • Tropical Vegetable Salad
    by singingvegan on April 6, 2017 at 10:45 pm

    When Mark and I started dating, he wanted to impress me by making a vegan lunch. And impress me he did! I figured any man who was not vegan but was willing to make me a vegan lunch was worthy of consideration. We recently celebrated our third wedding anniversary… and this tropical vegetable salad was ... Read more The post Tropical Vegetable Salad appeared first on Singing Vegan. […]

  • Chocolate Chia Pudding (vegan)
    by singingvegan on March 19, 2017 at 5:39 pm

    Every vegan cook needs a chia pudding recipe. Chia is so versatile and loaded with nutrients: it’s packed with protein, Omega-3 fatty acids, and is a rich source of calcium. It becomes gelatinous when mixed with liquid, so it makes a good egg replacer in baked goods. The naturally gelatinous quality of the seeds is ... Read more The post Chocolate Chia Pudding (vegan) appeared first on Singing Vegan. […]