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Cooking Tool of the Month Series

We feature a special cooking tool on the blog and show you how to use it with delicious recipes and videos that show off the tool. Learning how to cook is one of the most important things to do as a vegan! You don’t need all these tools to be able to make yummy meals but it doesn’t hurt to have a stocked kitchen. These just happen to be all the tools I love and use regularly. Make cooking fun! If you like this series please give it a share.

Below you’ll find all the posts for each month. Big thank you to everyone that contributed to this series! It was really fun and I think everyone learned a lot about cooking and new tools to add to their kitchen.

January – Pressure Cooker 

How to Use a Pressure Cooker (with video)

Mediterranean Vegetable Stew with Olives 

Azuki Bean Soup

How to make Seitan in a Pressure Cooker (with video)

How to Cook Beans

Sweet and Sour Kidney Bean Soup

Wholesome Banana Muffins

February – Silicon Bakeware

Orange Coconut Cornmeal Muffins (with video)

Wholesome Banana Bread Muffins

Chef AJ’s Outrageous Brownies by AJ

Mini Tofu Frittata (Quiche) Bites

Vegan Cauliflower Hummus by Queen of Quinoa

March – Food Processor

How to use your food processor (with video by Heather)

Asian Coleslaw Recipe with Avocado Dressing by Heather

Quick Oil-free Mole Sauce and the Magic Bullet

Sunflower Seed Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies by Ricki

Detoxing Soup and Detoxifying Foods by Michelle

Curried Cauliflower Hummus by Alyssa

Popeye Cakes with Curry Avocado Sauce (with video)

No April posts

Asian-Stuffed Avocado from The Blissful Chef

May – Microplane Tools

Pear Lemon Coffee Cake Muffins (with video)

TexMex-Stuffed Avocados (with video)

Asian-Stuffed Avocado

Mini Coconut Key Lime Pies by Jaclyn and Jenn

Strawberry Lemon Gazpacho

Quinoa Squash Pilaf by Christine

spiralizer in action

June – Spiralizer

Zucchini rolls with Sunflower Cilantro Sauce by Nicole

Drenched Pad Thai Salad by Allyson

Best of Spiralizer Recipes

Spaghetti alla Marinara by Amber

How to make noodles with vegetables (with video)

Fresh Summer Salad with Avocado Dijon Dressing

Beet and Sweet Potato Soup

July – Blender

Pina Colada Smoothie and more smoothies by Heather (with video)

Minty Kale Salad (with video)

Pina Colada Macadamia and Chocolate Choc Chip Cookie Dough ice creams by Janae

Broc-Mac-N-Cheese Cups by Corinne

Crimson Beet and Sweet Potato Soup (with video)

Green Smoothies Saved my Dad’s Life

Banana Bread Buckwheaties Cereal

August – Dehydrator

Buffalo Cauliflower by Sherene

Raw Taco Chips by Michele

Tips for using the dehydrator and Raw Buckwheaties Cereal by Marissa

Nacho Kale Chips & Pizza Kale Chips by Alyssa

Sopas Con Mole by Amber

How to make crackers from juice pulp by Heidi

Raw Pizza Crust by Doug

September – Grill

Grilled Za’atar Spiced Cauliflower (with video)

How to grill the vegan way by Kim

Marinated and grilled tofu

Garlicky Grilled Polenta with Warmed Great Northern Bean Bruschetta by Cadry

Tattooed Watermelon Salad by John

Wild Rice Pilaf with Grilled Pineapple and Zucchini

End of Summer Portobello Stack by Marsha

Skillet Mac n' Cheese

October – Cast Iron 

Slow-Cooked Root Vegetables by Heather

Sweet Potato Chili with Pepita Oil by Nikki

Skillet Mac n’ Cheese

Portobello Fajitas with Brazil Nut Crema

Banana’s Fosters Upside Down Cake by Leinana

Gluten-free Hazelnut Brownies

Matt’s Dutch Oven Cornbread with Tempeh Sausage Crumbles (with video)

November – Casserole Dish

Mexican Fall Casserole

Lentil Shepherd Pie by Allison

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Maple Cornbread Baked Bean Casserole by Amanda

Butternut & Wild Mushroom Lasagna with Pecan Parmesan by Kristy

Gluten-free Tetrazzini

Sweet Potato Casserole with Maple Pecan Topping (with video)

Cheezy Broccoli Rice Casserole by Bianca

No December posts

I hope you’ve enjoyed this series! We’d love to hear from you so don’t be shy and leave comments on the recipes you love and the cooking tools you’ve enjoyed!

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