Author Archives: Lexi

The Best 5 Minute Homemade Hot Chocolate

Delicious 5 Minute Vegan Dairy Free Hot Chocolate - by Veggie Lexi

Homemade hot chocolate has got to be one of the best things about cold days.  Seriously, my husband looks forward to winter because it’s also hot chocolate season.  A few years ago I discovered the magic of hot chocolate made from scratch using actual chocolate – mind blown!  It was creamy and rich and all […]

Salted Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Salted Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies that are Gluten Free and Vegan - by Veggie Lexi

These are, without a doubt, my favorite cookies.  I am definitely obsessed and this is the official go-to cookie in our house.  I used a fairly bitter tahini when making this and I was worried that it wouldn’t turn out well because of that.  Surprisingly, the opposite happened. Because I used a tahini with a […]

Sourdough Sage Stuffing

Vegan Sourdough Sage Stuffing.

I’ve always loved sage, but I only recently started cooking with it.  I can’t believe what a treat I was missing out on for so many years! It’s an absolutely perfect flavor for holiday dishes.  It pairs well with savory and sweet flavors, and elevates the flavor of your dish to the next level. If […]

Vegan Eggnog

Easy Homemade Vegan Dairy Free Eggnog

Growing up, I always looked forward to having eggnog around the holidays.  It’s something that I missed and definitely wanted to replicate with a vegan version.  This recipe is sweet, aromatic, and smooth. It’s absolutely delicious. Not to mention that it’s incredibly easy and comes together in a flash.  Also, if you have any leftovers, […]

Stuffed Kabocha Squash

Delicious Kabocha Squash Roasted and Stuffed with Rice, Cranberries, Mushrooms, Walnuts, Onion, and Sage.

If you’ve never had Kabocha squash before, you’re in for such a treat when you do try it.  It has such a lovely flavor and is one of my favorite winter vegetables. Kabocha squash is also called Japanese Pumpkin because it is sweet and smooth, much like pumpkin and sweet potato.  When shopping for Kabocha […]

Carrot Gravy

Delicious carrot gravy makes a healthy and heartier gravy. Vegan and gluten free, too! Perfect to get extra servings of veggies in. Delicious with mashed potatoes or stuffing. - by Veggie Lexi

This gravy is easy, savory, and all around absolutely delicious!  I’m an absolute sucker for gravy, it’s definitely one of my favorite holiday foods.  I used to make gravy with vegetable bouillon, oil, and flour, and even though it’s super quick and easy to make, it just doesn’t have the depth of flavor I’m looking […]

SOS Free Carrot Gravy

Vegan, SOS (Salt Oil Sugar) Free, Gluten Free Carrot Gravy.

This gravy is easy, savory, and all around absolutely delicious!  I’m an absolute sucker for gravy, it’s definitely one of my favorite holiday foods.  It’s also one of the foods that can easily add tons of calories and fat to a meal without you even realizing it.  I used to make gravy with vegetable bouillon, […]

Gingerbread Cookies

Vegan Gluten Free Gingerbread Men with Icing

The holidays are my absolute favorite time of year.  Something about this is so magical! Everyone’s just a little more excited, cheerful, and kind.  Decorating gingerbread cookies with my family is a favorite holiday tradition of mine, so I knew I needed to make a vegan and gluten free version that we could all enjoy. […]

Roasted Crispy Polenta Potatoes With Garlic and Rosemary

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These roasted crispy polenta potatoes are so incredibly delicious, they’re practically addicting. They do use a fair amount of oil, so I try to save these for special occasions. They’re absolutely perfect as a holiday side dish or for anytime you want to take your roasted potatoes to the next level. The smashed garlic cloves […]