Food & Drink

Food & Drink

“Learn how to treat your vegetables with the love and kindness that they deserve.” —Antoni Porowski

I love a good vegetable, bowl of pasta, cupcake, soy latte, or glass of Prosecco. So it’s no surprise that An Ideal Life includes a fair share of food & drink posts! From recipes & tips to products & ingredients, I’ll share my go-to snacks, meals, and something to wash it all down.

vegan bacon avocado toast
I love a basic avocado toast brunch, but this tempeh-topped vegan bacon avocado toast is a delicious version of this
vegan barbecue ideas plant-based picnic
From family reunions to graduation parties and other celebrations, there’s nothing quite like firing up the grill and bbq-ing your
My white bean-avocado salad can be eaten in a sandwich atop a standard green salad, over toast, or even as
Vegan Bean Soup
My family has been making a simple, budget-friendly bean soup for decades. Then, my mom and I made this family
antoni-inspired vegan hot dogs
When he made the basic hot dog “special” in Episode 8, I knew I’d have to take Antoni’s fancy hot
I’m constantly searching for the best online tea shops and the best teas they offer. Here are a few of
Vegan Sausage Pasta Bake
I recently tried some new-to-me plant-based foods, including Gardein's sliced Italian saus'ge, which led to an easy vegan sausage pasta
Like so many posts here on I’ve written, the story behind this recipe take place in England.  Really, avocado toast
Vegan Ice Cream to Beat the Heat
There are lots of vegan ice cream options for us dairy-free folks, making even the most sweltering summertime heat a
Homemade (Accidentally Vegan) Cranberry Sauce
This yummy cranberry sauce is a billion times better than the canned version. And, with a bit of care, it’s