Apple-Molasses Spice Cake

I love the autumn editions of magazines. They are brimming with fall fashions, gift ideas and holiday ready recipes. Real Simple came this week and I was pretty excited to see this Apple-Molasses Spice Cake Recipe. With one quick substitution for the…

Is Gelatin Vegan?

Answer: no, not usually. Gelatin is an additive that is frequently used to bind food products or make them jellied or gummy. Most often, it is produced from animal sources including bones, skin, ligaments, hooves,… There are vegetable based alternatives…

Is Jello Vegan?

Answer: No Jell-O gets its jiggle from gelatin. Sadly, gelatin is hardly ever vegan. So no, Jell-o is not vegan. But, if you search around, you can find comparable recipes. I haven’t found a perfect match yet. Does anyone have…

Are Reese’s Puffs Vegan?

Questionable. Reese’s Puffs cereal is made by General Mills, who are involved with animal testing. Strike one. On first glance, the ingredients seem “generally” vegan, but with some digging, one will probably find that the materials sourced for B12 and…

Is Easy Cheese Vegan?

Answer: not vegan Easy Cheese is a Nabisco product that comes in a spray dispenser, much like whipped cream topping. Despite looking very, very, very artificial, it also is mostly cheese based. What’s with the weird cheese based questions lately?…