Week 37: Aloha Spirit

I burned my Hawaiian pizza today. Should’ve cooked it on aloha temperature. Unknown I love pineapple on pizza. It adds a tart sweetness that complements melted mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, and jalapeños. To make a vegan pizza true to the ‘Hawaiian’ pizza name, I needed to find something to replace the traditional ham flavor. I foundContinue reading “Week 37: Aloha Spirit”

Week 36: Pizza My Love

I think of dieting, then I eat pizza. Lara Stone This week my partner and I made the pizza together, starting with the dough. Pizza making is a fun date night activity (so is vegan sushi rolling!), so if you are looking for something fun to do with your honey this weekend… you just mightContinue reading “Week 36: Pizza My Love”

Week 35: Cheese Please

That was one of the best pizzas I have ever eaten in my life. The cheese was so good it made me faint. Elvis Aaron Presley Some of the best pizzas in life start out as something else. This week I had in mind to make a light summer pizza with vegan cream cheese, ripeContinue reading “Week 35: Cheese Please”

Week 33: Comfort Food

Sometimes a little comfort food can go a long way. Benjamin Bratt Let’s be real. This has been a tough year and sometimes you just need to make some comfort food. As a vegan who eats a primarily pretty healthy diet, you might think I don’t have as many food indulgences, but oh contraire, IContinue reading “Week 33: Comfort Food”

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 31:Viva la Pizza!

Pizza… It’s what America’s having for dinner! José N. Harris, author Mi Vida Here in California we are on week 3 of high heat, high winds, and smoky conditions from nearby fires. Most days it’s too smoky to open our windows or use our window box AC unit, so we’ve been sweltering inside, watching plumesContinue reading “Week 31:Viva la 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”

Week 25: Tempeh Tops It

Every pizza is a personal pizza if you try hard and believe in yourself. Bill Murray I loved last week’s pizza so much that I wanted to try another version using tempeh and mozzarella, which surprisingly taste great together. Whenever I can, without sacrificing taste, I add veggies, protein, herbs and spices to my food.Continue reading “Week 25: Tempeh Tops It”

Week 15: Something (Almost) Blue

Culinary tradition is not always based on fact. Sometimes it’s based on history, on habits that come out of a time when kitchens were fueled by charcoal. – Alton Brown We started this blog because we love Italian food, especially pizza. A few weeks before the start of this year, I picked up a pre-made cornContinue reading “Week 15: Something (Almost) Blue”