2017 Taste of Chicago Vegan Options

Over the summer I work downtown, just a few blocks from Grant Park.  From July 5th – July 9th the Taste of Chicago is happening there. Today I did some recon to plan my weekend visit; on my lunch break, I walked through to check out all the vegan options offered.  Below is what I

2017 Chicago Vegan Food Fest

On Saturday June 10th I went to the 2017 Chicago Vegan Food Fest.  In a nutshell it was AMAZING!  Every vendor I tried was delicious, the weather was beautiful, and it warmed my heart to see thousands of vegan or vegan-friendly people in attendance.  I took it as a positive sign that the food culture

Vegan Black Bean and Quinoa Enchiladas with Ranchero Sauce

Vegan black bean and quinoa enchiladas are a showstopper. Filled with plant protein, essential healthy fats, and doused in a spicy sauce, these enchiladas are a must-have for any Mexican dinner night!     The idea for these first came on a long run. At about mile 20 of 25 my brain went into “let’s imagine