Week 50: Broccoli Vegan Cheese Pizza

Broccoli is incredible. It can prevent DNA damage and metastatic cancer spread; activate defences against pathogens and pollutants; help to prevent lymphoma; boost the enzymes that detox your liver; target breast cancer stem cells; and reduce the risk of prostate cancer progression. Michael Greger This week, we decided to combine some of our favorite flavorsContinue reading “Week 50: Broccoli Vegan Cheese Pizza”

Week 49: Mushroom, Tomato, Artichoke, and Spinach Pizza with Vegan Cashew Cheese Sauce

You can do irrefutably impossible things with the right amount of planning and support from intelligent and hardworking people and pizza. Scott Gimple, former showrunner of The Walking Dead This pizza was so good. The crust came out of the oven with perfect crispness. The cashew cheese sauce was creamy and flavorful. The veggie comboContinue reading “Week 49: Mushroom, Tomato, Artichoke, and Spinach Pizza with Vegan Cashew Cheese Sauce”

Week 43: Comfort Food

Food is the most primitive form of comfort. Sheilah Graham Westbrook As we wind down our year of vegan pizza making, I am gravitating towards making my favorite pizzas again. December 5th was national comfort food day and I thought that deserved celebration (especially during this crazy year!). This pizza combines many of my favoriteContinue reading “Week 43: Comfort Food”

Week 42: Spinach, Mushroom Heaven

All I can say is the bubbling pizza tasted as spectacular as it looked, and I didn’t even fool with fixin’ a salad to go with it. James Villas, Hungry for Happiness We loved the spinach artichoke dip inspired pizza we made for week 40 so much that we wanted to so something similar thisContinue reading “Week 42: Spinach, Mushroom Heaven”

Week 32: Appreciation

Trade your expectation for appreciation and your world changes instantly. Tony Robbins Here in Northern California, we just went through a month of being inside everyday due to heavy smoke from nearby fires. An entire month of being inside every single day, with no air-conditioning and a summer heatwave. We only went outside once toContinue reading “Week 32: Appreciation”

Week 29: Super Simple Summer Stovetop Pizza

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability. Sam Keen If your weather is anything like ours this week, you are looking for easy recipes that do not require an oven. Here in Northern California we are sweltering at 102° and have already experienced one three hour blackout from PG&E. I checked out a weather mapContinue reading “Week 29: Super Simple Summer Stovetop Pizza”

Week 28: A Midsummer Night’s Pizza

If music be the food of love, play on. William Shakespeare Here in Northern California we have been blessed with a mostly mild summer, with daytime highs between 80-90° and cooler evening temperatures. Baking a pizza necessitates cranking up the oven to a hot 450° for 45 minutes before baking. If it’s sizzling wherever youContinue reading “Week 28: A Midsummer Night’s Pizza”

Week 27: Summer Vegan BBQ

No one could have prepared me for BBQ on pizza. I mean, both are great. But together? It was incredible. Pau Gasol There’s something about late summer that calls for the flavor of barbeque. As a lifelong vegetarian this was not a flavor I grew up with. Recently I’ve come to like the novelty ofContinue reading “Week 27: Summer Vegan BBQ”