Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Penne

Creamy vegan fall pasta made with sage, balsamic, garlic, onion and creamy cashews. Gluten free.

This week in Texas, the summer temps are climbing to a sweltering 102 degrees – but I wanted to post this cozy comfort-food recipe from the cookbook because today’s the day the book comes out in Australia! This creamy vegan pasta is made with blended pumpkin (you could also use kabocha or butternut squash), roasted garlic, cashews, onion & sage. It’s one of my favorite fall/winter recipes, although I could totally go for a bowl of it right now. (Note to self: writing blog posts before dinner is NOT a good idea). To all of you Aussie readers: you can now get…


Copper Vitamix Giveaway

We're giving away a copper Vitamix to celebrate the Love & Lemons Cookbook launch!

Today, we’re celebrating our cookbook launch with one last giveaway – and it’s a good one! You may have noticed that I have a thing for smoothies, blended soups and creamy sauces. I just love my Vitamix – but have you seen the new copper Vitamix!? It’s pretty, it’s powerful, and one of you will get one! pictured above: Carrot Gazpacho with Lemongrass and Creamy Miso Brussels Sprout Fettuccini from the Love & Lemons Cookbook. This giveaway is now closed, thanks for entering!   If you don’t have a book, click here to get one! A winner will be chosen at random. The giveaway…


Staub Cookware Giveaway!

Make a recipe from The Love & Lemons Cookbook to win a set of Staub cast iron cookware!

Happy Monday! To celebrate the 3rd week of our cookbook being in the world, I have a really fun giveaway. I absolutely love my Staub cast iron cookware and it’s the best I’ve ever owned so I thought – why not share the love? The pieces are made in France, the quality is amazing, and they look SO beautiful. I’m giving away the 4 cast iron items that you see here in this post. I mean, not literally these, you will get brand new cookware and you can choose whatever colors you want too. One lucky reader will receive these lovelies: – one 12-inch cast iron…

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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.