cinnamon sugar cupcakes

We touched down in NYC last night after a 4-day trip out west to watch our friends exchange their vows. We had such an amazing time and we were both so sad to leave! The long weekend was full of scenic drives ghosts tons of food and so much love. It was unforgettable. I’m so

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carrot pineapple juice

Happy New Year, kiddos! I hope this first handful of January days have treated you well! We spent Christmas down in Kentucky with family, where I did amazing things, like bake a huge chocolate cake for everyone and not allow myself to eat even one piece. Not even a half a piece. I know. Who

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chestnut cake with maple frosting

We’re packing up for a trip to Kentucky tomorrow. My birthday was yesterday and I’ve barely digested all of the merriment and now it’s already time to go spread more cheer! I guess that’s what December babies are used to. Cheer cheer cheer and a lot of excuses to eat. Sebastian would know. He just

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chocolate giveaway winners!

Court Kitty is wide awake after a three hour nap and he’s ready to share the winners of the vegan chocolate giveaway! The winner of the Lagusta’s Luscious $25 gift certificate is…  Marla! The winner of the Rescue Chocolate $25 gift certificate is… Christine! Christine and Marla – Congratulations! Please shoot me an e-mail at

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third blogiversary + TWO giveaways

Today is the third anniversary of The Tolerant Vegan. You’ve been with me through cakes and cobblers and soups and biscuits. We’ve covered our kitchens in flour and frosting. We’ve snuggled kitties. You’ve put up with my hockey chatter. You’ve told me how you tried these recipes and how you served them to vegans and

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caramel apple upside-down cornmeal cake

We’ve been back from Milwaukee for over a week and I’m still dreaming about this and these The city is really pretty, too. And the wedding was gorgeous. But the pie…and the burger covered in hazelnuts…and the gravy…and did I mention the pie? I don’t have any pie to share today (because I am way

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maple walnut cake

We’re headed to Milwaukee this weekend and I am soooo excited! A kitteh photo will have to suffice until I have actual Wisconsin photos to share. I bet there are cute kittehs in Milwaukee, too. Meowaukee? Sorry. No, no. Not as cute as you guys. Relax, Sebastian. We’re heading to the Badger State for a

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Salty Seedy Chocolate Bark

Moose and I were walking to the subway yesterday morning and we came across this guy. He was around 3′ tall and totally creepy. He reminded me of Are You Afraid of the Dark? for some reason. Later that day I started to regret not picking him up. I thought it would be hilarious to

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