Love & Lemons Every Day Tote Bag Giveaway!

We're giving away 250 limited edition Love & Lemons tote bags - pre-order our new cookbook for the chance to get yours!

Hello, happy Saturday! Our new cookbook, Love & Lemons Every Day, is coming out in just 3 weeks! To celebrate, we’re giving away 250 of these limited edition Love & Lemons Every Day tote bags. How cute are they?? But, first thing’s first – a peek of what’s in the book! More than 100 all-new, vegetarian recipes. Many of you have asked me if the recipes are all vegetarian. The answer is YES, they are, but they’ve all been tested on meat-eaters as well. My goal is to give you delicious vegetable-forward recipes that your whole family will love, no matter their…

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19 Cauliflower Recipes for Every Meal

Cauliflower is one versatile veggie! Roasted, raw, or riced, it's essential in my kitchen. Here are my all-time favorite cauliflower recipes.

The question is: what can’t cauliflower do? Cauliflower’s versatility never ceases to amaze me. Lucky for me, it’s not only a multitalented ingredient, but it’s also a superfood, loaded with Vitamin C, Vitamin B-6, antioxidants, and fiber. Blended, roasted, riced, or mashed, this nutritional powerhouse can be turned into literally any type of meal. Read on to find ideas for using cauliflower in salads, soups, mac & cheese, and more. My Favorite Ways to Cook Cauliflower 1. Roasted: Lightly crisp and browned on the edges, roasted cauliflower adds a nutty, caramelized flavor to bowls, salads, or pastas. Its hearty texture makes…

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Roasted Cauliflower with Lemon Zest

Learn how to make the best roasted cauliflower with these simple tips! Lightly crisp & caramelized, it makes a delicious vegetarian side dish.

If you asked me what vegetable I like to roast most, I’d have to say… the almighty cauliflower! It’s a vegetable that I barely tolerated as a kid, but I’m absolutely obsessed with it now, especially when it comes out of the oven with those roasty-toasty browned edges. I love it as a simple side dish or as the starting point to a main meal – pastas, pizzas, curries, you name it! Below is my foolproof way to roast it as well as a handful of no-recipe seasoning suggestions, including, but not limited to, my favorite – simply tossing it…

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Banana Pancakes

If you like banana bread, you'll love these banana pancakes! They're not only delicious, but they're also healthy, made with oat and whole wheat flour.

Pictured above is what my ideal Saturday morning looks like. Except, well, I don’t eat 7 fluffy pancakes on my individual plate, but Jack would if I put this whole plate in front of him. Portion control aside, if you have a ripe banana hanging around, give these a try! This is an easy one-bowl recipe that just happens to be vegan, because bananas help baked goods (or in this case, skillet goods) rise without the need for eggs. Why I Love These Vegan Banana Pancakes To be honest, I’m not a huge fan of bananas on their own, but…

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Best Lentil Soup

Meet my favorite lentil soup recipe! This vegan lentil soup is so delicious made with tomato, creamy coconut milk, ginger, and a bit of curry.

This post is for my mom. I made the first version of this lentil soup a few months ago when my family came over for dinner, and every time I’ve seen her since, she’s asked, “where is that soup recipe?” That says a lot about this soup because my mom has very strict criteria for recipes that make it into her rotation. They have to be quick to make with minimal prep, they have to be easy enough to eventually memorize (because cooking goes faster that way), and they have to be either batch-able or freezer-friendly so she can eat…

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Hello, we're Jeanine and Jack.

We love to eat, travel, cook, and eat some more! We create & photograph vegetarian recipes from our home in Chicago, while our shiba pups eat the kale stems that fall on the kitchen floor.