In a glorious celebration of all things vegan, October has once again been designated Vegan Month of Food or VeganMoFo. Inspired by National Blog Posting Month, VeganMoFo asks that bloggers commit to writing about vegan food on every weekday throughout of the month.
VeganMoFo banner image from Post Punk Kitchen.
I was well aware that there are lots of vegan bloggers in the food blog world, but I was still slightly stunned to see the huge list of participants for VeganMoFo posted on Cake Maker to the Stars, who's hosting the event this year. The deadline to join in was October 2, but if you're looking for vegan recipes, there are several hundred possible sources on that list.
Vegan Search Engine Logo from Fat Free Vegan Kitchen
You can also find great vegan and vegetarian offerings through a custom google search engine for vegetarian and vegan blogs, maintained by Susan from Fat Free Vegan Kitchen. Here is information on how to add your blog if you're a vegetarian or vegan blogger.
Photo of Tandoori Style Tofu
from One Hot Stove
Of course, eating vegan is about much more than how the food tastes, but that doesn't mean you can't find some drool-worthy recipe ideas that are vegan. I'm not even a vegetarian, but I still get delighted when I see an interesting cooking idea that uses food in an unusual way, and vegan cooks are some of the most creative around. I'm talking about things like the Crispy Roasted Kale from Vegan Visitor, Tandoori Style Tofu from One Hot Stove, or Coconut Kefir Cheesecake from Bittersweet. Don't forget that every type of vegetable, fruit, grain, nut, seed, herb, and spice is vegan, which gives a realm of possibility for interesting recipe creations.
Photo of Coconut Kefir Cheesecake
Don't take my word for it though. Go check out some of the blogs that have participated in VeganMoFo over the last three years. You'll see lots of creative recipe ideas that would be right at home in your kitchen, whether or not you're a vegan.
If you have a vegetarian or vegan blog that isn't on one of those lists, we'd love to know about it. Please leave a comment telling us about your blog, and share the link.
Kalyn Denny also blogs at Kalyn's Kitchen, where she's focused on creating low-glycemic recipes using fresh ingredients. Kalyn's blog has a lot of vegan recipes, but her favorite is probably Vegan Tomato Salad with Cucumber, Avocado, Cilantro, and Lime.
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