Vegan Irish Potato Pie

Vegan Irish Potato Pie

We love potatoes around here so when I started looking into traditional Irish foods to serve for St. Patrick’s Day, potato pie seemed like an obvious choice. Traditional potato pie, however,  is actually quite meat and dairy heavy so this is a new and improved,…

Vegan Stuffed Mushroom Dip

Vegan Stuffed Mushroom Dip

I knew this dip was a hit when I set it out as part of our pre-Thanksgiving snack spread and my meat and dairy-loving son declared, “Mom, this dip is insane!” This Stuffed Mushroom appetizer dip, loaded with mushrooms, garlic, vegan cream cheese and vegan…

Holiday Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Holiday Roasted Sweet Potatoes

The gorgeous pop of color and irresistible flavor combination make these potatoes perfect for the holiday table! The sweet potatoes of my childhood Thanksgivings were of the traditional Southern-style casserole variety which meant loads of sugar, butter, and, of course, marshmallows. I’m not knocking it…

Fresh Cranberry Sauce

Fresh Cranberry Sauce

Thanksgiving Week is upon us, friends! Are you ready? For me, the cooking begins on the Tuesday before and the first order of business is always the cranberry sauce.  I put on my holiday apron, turn on my favorite Christmas music station, and get the…

Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo with Fried Sage and Capers

Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo with Fried Sage and Capers

All the creamy goodness you love in an Alfredo pasta made lighter by substituting traditional dairy with lighter, plant-based ingredients. Print Yum Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo with Fried Sage and Capers Ingredients12 oz. fettuccine pasta 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup fresh sage, divided 2 Tablespoons…

Leek and Potato Soup with Carrots

Leek and Potato Soup with Carrots

Leek and potato soup.  Whether you add the carrots or don’t (they do add a nice pop of color), you just can’t beat this type of soup, especially on a cold and rainy day like the one we’re having here today. These are the days…

Italian-Style Stuffed Peppers with Spinach and Mushrooms

Italian-Style Stuffed Peppers with Spinach and Mushrooms

These are not the stuffed peppers of my childhood – loaded with rice-y ground beef and spaghetti sauce (?). Today, I present to you a significant upgrade to those old school stuffed peppers. Here, we’re keeping the rice but replacing the ground beef with hearty…

Vegan Curried Pumpkin Soup

Vegan Curried Pumpkin Soup

If you’re like me and ready to take a break from all the super-sweet treats that are everywhere right now, but still want to get your seasonal pumpkin fix, I have just the thing for you. This warm and savory soup is full of the flavors…

Chipotle Spiced Black Bean Vegan Chili

Chipotle Spiced Black Bean Vegan Chili

Hi! Welcome to This Wife Cooks! Let me just begin by saying — Wow! What a crazy storm!! Snowzilla dumped three feet on us and we were snowed in for three days. I never fully appreciated what it meant to be “snowed in” until this past…

Sourdough Stuffing with Vegan Chicken, Apples, and Sage

Sourdough Stuffing with Vegan Chicken, Apples, and Sage

One thing I know for sure about stuffing is that everyone has an opinion on what makes a good one. Personally, I prefer mine with a little crunch and minus any cream-of soups which is the exact opposite of the cornbread-based dressing I was exposed to…