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  • It’s great to read this story. It was pretty much similar with me and my blog. I’m definitely getting this book :DReplyCancel

  • Hungry One07/09/2016 - 4:59 am

    Looks good. Guess you could just as well stuff it all in some pita bread. Maybe add some minty-yoghurt sauce. Oh, I’m so going to do this.ReplyCancel

  • Mary Mentzer07/09/2016 - 6:43 am

    well! great recipes! It looks so healthy. Let me try it out..and then give you the feedback! :)ReplyCancel

  • Kellie07/09/2016 - 9:14 am

    What a great story and tribute. As much as you thank Angela, I think she owes you a huge thanks with this review. I’ve noticed more and more how other bloggers are reviewing books and this one is glowing, you can buy this stuff.
    Kellie from Princess and The Yard ApeReplyCancel

  • Abby @ Heart of a Baker07/09/2016 - 10:24 am

    Oh girl, those peanut butter balls are AMAZING! I made a half batch last week, only to eat them all in a few days :/ These lentils have been on my to make list ever since I got the book, so good!ReplyCancel

  • Sophie07/09/2016 - 12:44 pm

    Damn girl, this looks absolutely incredible! It’s definitely the next recipe I want to make from this beautiful book. Thanks a million for the share xox. P.S Your book is the next book I absolutely cannot wait for <3ReplyCancel

  • Sarah | Well and Full07/09/2016 - 2:50 pm

    YES I’m not the only one!! I too have such a hard time owning up to my blogging career, and it’s because I also feel like it’s not a “real” job (read: instagramming food pics all day). And especially with my parents/grandparents generations, they don’t understand blogging as a job. But it takes so much work to do what we do, and we should be proud of it! I know it’s a journey to this feeling, though, and I accept that. But it infinitely reassures me that you’ve had these feelings too! Especially since you have one of the most beautiful food blogs out there :)ReplyCancel

  • sarah07/09/2016 - 5:33 pm

    It’s Angela brownies on page 199, that had me sold on the book.I bought it yesterday, just for that recipe and the beautiful photos. I just couldn’t take my eyes of the book.

    Angela was also one of the first favorite plant-based bloggers I started reading years ago, then Sarah Britton, and then you Laura. Your blog I seem to come to your space the most often because 90% of the time, when I’m in a food rut, I something I love here and I just happen to have everything in my pantry (this is really rare). I don’t find this on any other blog. So thank you for all your hard work and yummy content, and I can’t wait for your book to come outReplyCancel

  • Brenna07/09/2016 - 6:40 pm

    Hey Laura! When is your cookbook set to be released? I can’t wait!!ReplyCancel

    • Laura09/09/2016 - 2:49 pm

      Hi Brenna! The release date is March 7th, 2017. Pre-order is available now, too :)
      -LReplyCancel

      • Kate12/09/2016 - 7:30 pm

        YAY! Just ordered it. :)ReplyCancel

  • Connie07/09/2016 - 9:03 pm

    Love your story. Your hard work has paid off! I didn’t know Angela came out with a new cookbook. I’ll have to get her latest. Thanks for posting this delicious recipe! Excited to try!ReplyCancel

  • La petite poire08/09/2016 - 3:09 pm

    WOW! What a wonderfully versatile recipe. I love the fact that literally you could serve these next to many many other dishes. Beautiful photos and a beautiful story. Thank you for sharing, these lentils look “oh so yummy!” ReplyCancel

  • Allyson08/09/2016 - 4:13 pm

    Oh man these look delicious.ReplyCancel

  • marshablog.com09/09/2016 - 12:58 am

    You make me so hungry, these look delicious and lovely. Thanks for sharing this recipe!ReplyCancel

  • Angela09/09/2016 - 1:42 pm

    Laura, I can’t thank you enough for your kind words. They truly blew me away! I honestly had no idea that my blog was one of the first you started to read. It’s so funny to me that you had that full circle moment because I totally felt the same way when I was asked to do the same for your book! Your writing, photography, and recipes have always been a huge inspiration to me, and I really can’t thank you enough. (and these might be some of my fave photos I’ve seen on your blog! Holy moly, girl!!)ReplyCancel

    • Angela09/09/2016 - 1:43 pm

      I meant to add that I am counting down the days until your book comes out! It’s going to blow everyone away.ReplyCancel

  • […] that I am itching to try next are Angela’s golden french lentil stew, mushroom bolognese, and the best marinated lentils. Others from the book calling my name are the chewy molasses spelt cookies, sun dried tomato pasta, […]ReplyCancel

  • […] some more great recipes from OSG Everyday –Pumpkin Cupcakes, Coffee Shop Worthy Milk, The Best Marinated Lentils, and this Mushroom […]ReplyCancel

  • […] I had such a difficult time picking a recipe to share in this post that I ended up making and photographing two recipes—High Rise Pumpkin Cupcakes and The Best Marinated Lentils. Then, I peaked at other bloggers’ review posts to see which recipes had been shared and ultimately chose the cupcakes because the lentils had been already been slathered with well-deserved attention and praise. If you want to make the lentils (do it—they’re amazing), checkout Laura Wright’s stunning review post. […]ReplyCancel

  • Dana27/09/2016 - 11:54 am

    Love this recipe! I have a serving suggestion: Place a mound of the marinated lentils on top of a baked, halved acorn squash. Best served warm. Beautiful presentation and delicious!ReplyCancel

  • […] made the best marinated lentils from the book a couple times already and they might be my new go-to lentil recipe. A few other […]ReplyCancel

  • […] fait le plat de lentilles marinées quelques fois déjà et elles sont devenues ma nouvelle façon préférée de manger des […]ReplyCancel

  • Lyn08/10/2016 - 6:51 am

    Lovely tribute.ReplyCancel

  • […] Marinated Lentil Salad– We’ve been enjoying this for lunches a lot recently. I make a double batch of it and combine it with a half batch of Alton Brown’s hummus on the side, as well as cucumber slices and pita chips. Only gets better the longer it marinates. […]ReplyCancel

  • […] different versions of the same ingredient: Melissa wanted to make these marinated lentils from the new Oh She Glows cookbook (which, btw, looks super awesome, even for a non-vegan such as […]ReplyCancel

  • […] I had such a difficult time picking a recipe to share in this post that I ended up making and photographing two recipes—High Rise Pumpkin Cupcakes and The Best Marinated Lentils. Then, I peaked at other bloggers’ review posts to see which recipes had been shared and ultimately chose the cupcakes because the lentils had been already been slathered with well-deserved attention and praise. If you want to make the lentils (do it—they’re amazing), checkout Laura Wright’s stunning review post. […]ReplyCancel

cacao hazelnut latte with herbal coffee - The First Messpin it!
So I’m here, not with an alcoholic libation to help you celebrate the long weekend, but with something a bit cozier to keep you going once it’s over. Preparation in life is key, especially post-holiday weekend life. I’ve been turning to some sort of herbal coffee concoction around 3 or so pretty much every day–sometimes just simple with a splash of non-dairy milk/creamer and sometimes blended up into something a bit more elaborate like this. It gets me through that hangry slump that sometimes has me contemplating a trip to the convenience store for a salty snack. This is the time of year that I start craving new routines and an overall fresh glance at my day-to-day. This little sip tends to lead to a definitive pause. I enjoy this one slowly, and I find that I’m much less likely to go for a late night snack when I take the time to enjoy it. Weird? I don’t know. It works for me in a big way. View full post »

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  • Lee03/09/2016 - 6:01 am

    Wow! This looks SO creamy, really, like heaven! Thanks for the recipe :) About the links, I always enjoy reading them, but maybe a theme with be more consistent? Have a nice weekend!ReplyCancel

  • Pia03/09/2016 - 6:01 am

    Honestly, I love the whole concept of sharing links every once in a while -even if I of course don’t generally read every single one- and am thus super glad you’re getting into posting them regularly :) That said, I personally like a mix of different kinds of links, BUT to be fair, I’ve never seen anyone do themed series, so I say give it a go and the perhaps ask your readers which they preferred!
    So yeah, thanks, girl & have a lovely weekend xReplyCancel

  • thefolia03/09/2016 - 6:25 am

    Oh so yummy looking…I will give the herbal coffee a shot. I adore your glass jars with wooden lids so over the easily rusting metal ones.ReplyCancel

  • Jess | Urban Alchemy03/09/2016 - 7:59 am

    I looooove link love posts! While I admit, I usually don’t read every single article, I always click. I prefer the totally random – sometimes there’s a gem with just the right words. I say keep em’ coming. And I’m not a coffee person but need to make this ASAP. Coconut butter added to anything is heavenly.ReplyCancel

  • Lindsay03/09/2016 - 9:19 am

    Loving all these cozy comfort recipes at the moment!! Going to try this as well!!ReplyCancel

  • Shira03/09/2016 - 11:22 am

    Great post Laura, keep the weekend links coming! Vancouver would love to have you guys here! xoReplyCancel

  • Cassie03/09/2016 - 11:23 am

    Very interesting links! It would be so cool to discover the color of my own energy. Also, I absolutely love the combination of cacao and hazelnut butter! So delicious!ReplyCancel

  • Kerianne Taves03/09/2016 - 12:13 pm

    Yum, this looks so comforting and delicious. Love these posts, keep them coming.

    You and Jessica would LOVE Victoria, BC! The plant love is definitely strong here ReplyCancel

  • Ashley03/09/2016 - 12:20 pm

    I once had I very sweet and indulgent Nutella hot chocolate at a French chocolate shop. I loved the flavor combination, but it left me feeling not so well. I love this lightened up version. I drink hot beverages a few times a day all Fall and Winter =)ReplyCancel

  • valentina | sweet kabocha03/09/2016 - 12:29 pm

    My energy is lilac!
    Btw, I’ll crave for this recipe this evening : I have a moving today :( 1/3 excited, 2/3 terrified! This is our first U-Haul moving…I think I’ll be dead under the sofa in a few hours :PReplyCancel

  • Sophie03/09/2016 - 12:32 pm

    Loving the links! Yes to Nanaimo Bars and Stacy London (who I once took creepy cell phone pic of…. :) . I totally agree with Shira, come to Van! I saw the Minimalist Baker at Nourish Vancouver a couple of weeks ago, it was a great little venue that would be perfect for consuming copious amounts of wine spritzers <3ReplyCancel

  • Smadar03/09/2016 - 12:36 pm

    Your happy hour posts give me life.

    Please do an event in Montreal!!!ReplyCancel

  • Shilpa03/09/2016 - 3:55 pm

    Hazelnut butter from Prana. On that!

    Guelph! Lots of plant loving folks here. And it’s not far from you.ReplyCancel

  • Libby03/09/2016 - 9:35 pm

    My energy was lavender! I’ll take it. :)
    This drink looks so calming and satisfying. I can’t wait to make it.ReplyCancel

  • Julia04/09/2016 - 6:45 am

    “Sometimes I just drizzle a bit of it on a dark chocolate square, and I feel like I’m going straight to space.” Love you for that saying <3 Now I´m off to the kitchen to make this hazelnut hug with tahini instead because that´s what I have on hand! XOReplyCancel

  • Maya | Spice + Sprout04/09/2016 - 8:30 am

    My energy was rose too! :) This drink looks super cozy and ready for fall crisp weather. Alsoooo, come to Montreal!ReplyCancel

  • Diane04/09/2016 - 1:25 pm

    Hi Laura! I just wanted you to know that I LOVE the links you attach and read all of them. The one stacy London wrote was brilliant!!! As for places to visit I live in Edmonton, Alberta and know many plant eating friends who would be over the moon to meet you…myself includedReplyCancel

  • Sophie04/09/2016 - 4:40 pm

    Toronto, please please! I know we are so close, so crossing my fingers, but I, and I imagine many others are into all of these things: “dinners, workshops, and talks with hella wine and snacks.” Those all sound like the best things :)ReplyCancel

  • Ellen04/09/2016 - 10:09 pm

    I have never minded whether or not the links have a theme. I do enjoy these posts because I come across many things I wouldn’t usually see.ReplyCancel

  • Love this, it looks amazing! :)ReplyCancel

  • Abby05/09/2016 - 10:32 am

    You should come to Philly! We’ve been having a real resurgence in our vegan/vegetarian food scene in the last several years and I feel like you could do really cool things with Vedge, V Street, and other veggie establishments.ReplyCancel

  • The Wooden Spoon05/09/2016 - 11:34 am

    I loved this post! Thanks for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • Wow!! This drink looks super delicious and decadent. Who doesn’t love a hot drink?? Thank you for sharing :)ReplyCancel

  • Allyson05/09/2016 - 3:04 pm

    Oh man this looks good. And so perfect for fall. I too predate the internet (though barely) and it’s pretty weird to remember a time when it wasn’t ubiquitous. It’s crazy how time flies.ReplyCancel

  • Mere | Pollinate Journal05/09/2016 - 9:12 pm

    Hi Laura! It was really comforting and humbling to read that you sometimes struggle with what content to share/feelings of aimlessness with writing, as that is something I can certainly relate to! For what it’s worth, all of these links were great :). In terms of your book tour (!!!), I already said this to you via Instagram but you should absolutely come to the Bay Area. I have some connections to food/alternative event spaces here and would LOVE to help you set something up. Give me a holler! :DReplyCancel

  • Abby05/09/2016 - 10:19 pm

    PUHLEEEEASE come to Dallas. Or at least Austin.ReplyCancel

  • Shannon Murphy05/09/2016 - 10:45 pm

    I basically read all of your links, every time. But no pressure! I’m liking the theme though and just got a hit that you would enjoy Lena Stevens’ monthly forecast.

    https://thepowerpath.com/monthly-forecast/september-2016-monthly-forecast/

    The plant power is pretty strong in Santa Fe. Bookstore that does readings often is Collected Works. If you come try hitting up Verde Juice, Sweetwater Kitchen, and/or Modern General for foodtime!ReplyCancel

  • Jodi06/09/2016 - 11:39 am

    Yes to cozy! Ah I’m loving the comfort of this post, Laura. And I’m in love with these links – that 100% article? Bang on! And I would say please please please come to my little mountain town of Revelstoke but I know that’s a stretch, so I’ll make the journey to Van :) Or Kelowan – hella wine there ;) xReplyCancel

  • Jessica06/09/2016 - 12:32 pm

    HEY! Thanks for including the podcast. And I suggest any and all cities…as long as I’m going with you.ReplyCancel

  • Sonia22/10/2016 - 7:10 pm

    Just got done making this…..heavenly!!! Doubled it so my boyfriend could have one but he didn’t like– probably because I didn’t add sugar. So I got 2. ReplyCancel

  • Jessica Janzen03/11/2016 - 5:13 pm

    Laura you should absolutely come to kamloops, BC for your cookbook tour!! Super pumped for your cookbook debut and love love your blog. Just listened to your podcast with Jessica Murnane and it was awesome! Kinda feels like I was sitting in the room with you guys. Haha, feels like that’s a bit of a weird comment, but it was just really good :)ReplyCancel

cozy & spicy vegan breakfast skillet w/ cilantro jalapeño sauce - The First Messpin it!

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cozy & spicy vegan breakfast skillet w/ cilantro jalapeño sauce - The First Messpin it!View full post »

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  • Respect, I am always cold so flip flops in winter time are not an option for me. I could leave in a place where’ 30*C all the time. Lovely idea for a breakfast!ReplyCancel

  • Lee31/08/2016 - 4:41 am

    I love fall/winter… which is weird for everyone around me as I live in Portugal with mostly good weather. I just embrace the cold with all my being, the sweaters, the boots, the scarfs, tha blankets…aah, so cozy! Honestly, iss there something better than to watch movies or read a book in the sofa with a hot beverage and cozy warm clothes and a blanket? Hot weather is only bearable if you are already at the beach, not when trying to go through your everyday life sweating and with a red face! Having that said, loved (and pinned) this recipe :)ReplyCancel

  • Dawn31/08/2016 - 7:00 am

    Love savoury breakfasts!ReplyCancel

  • Edith31/08/2016 - 8:22 am

    This Looks so good! Such a cozy and healthy meal :))
    Love it!

    Kisses from
    http://www.thehappyvegangirl.comReplyCancel

  • Abby @ Heart of a Baker31/08/2016 - 9:36 am

    This couldn’t be more of my dream breakfast if it tried! Damn girl, that sauce though. I’m all about sweater weather, but shutter at the thought of winter because..NO.ReplyCancel

  • Sarah | Well and Full31/08/2016 - 9:42 am

    Reading about your favorite autumnal things is getting me so excited for fall. I actually just bought two new sweaters in preparation for bundling season – even though the temperature has been floating around in the 90’s here in Connecticut, I was just too excited to wait. :) This breakfast skillet looks absolutely delicious, perfect for any season. And you know I’m down for anything spicy!! :DReplyCancel

  • Robin | CaliGirl Cooking31/08/2016 - 12:20 pm

    I’m not even vegan and this looks AMAZING!!! I cannot wait to try it. Especially that sauce!!ReplyCancel

  • Julia @ Sprinkles & Saturdays31/08/2016 - 12:48 pm

    I used to be the exact same in college with flip flops all year round! Now I love my boots too though and actually rarely wear sandals. This looks delicious and perfect for a sunday lazy brunch at home! love it.
    http://www.sprinklesandsaturdays.comReplyCancel

  • Alexandra31/08/2016 - 1:03 pm

    I so love this concept of nutpods! Never heard of the brand before. Soaked cashews are one of my favorite ingredients when adding creaminess is necessary, but I’m not always so forward-thinking to remembered to soak them.

    Gorgeous pics as always!ReplyCancel

  • Krysten01/09/2016 - 12:09 am

    This looks absolutely amazing.
    I lived in Texas for most of my life, so I totally get the whole getting excited for fall because it was so hot before.
    But now, I’m completely the opposite, I’m the one in a tank top and flip flops in the winter!
    This skillet looks absolutely amazing!
    I’m going to have to try this soon!ReplyCancel

  • Becky02/09/2016 - 10:21 am

    Fall is my favorite season, so definitely looking forward to some cool, crisp air. This recipe looks divine!ReplyCancel

  • Sophie06/09/2016 - 12:00 pm

    Hi Laura – may I ask, what sort of tortillas you use? Brand of corn, or flour, or both :) I’m been using an organic corn one for the last few years which I don’t like very much – they’re a bit too robust and crack and break with everything. I love me some soft, warm tortillas (don’t need to be gf) and I’m just wondering if you have a recommendation?ReplyCancel

  • Kate06/09/2016 - 9:13 pm

    This looks hearty and delicious. The sauce sounds especially good. Beautiful photos as always too!ReplyCancel

  • […] Yogurt from Cashew Kitchen 2. Apple + Almond + Buckwheat Muffins from Green Kitchen Stories  3. Breakfast Skillet With Cilantro Jalapeño Sauce from The First Mess 4. Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties from My Darling Lemon Thyme  5. Brown […]ReplyCancel

miso and molasses baked beans - The First Messpin it!miso and molasses baked beans - The First Messpin it!View full post »

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  • Anya18/08/2016 - 7:24 am

    Laura, I love your tips on making successful dishes for a potluck. I too find that, even if I’m dealing with picky eaters, if I make a killer & beautiful veggie dish, it will often be the first bowl licked clean. I’ve been loving the book as well and hoping to make something from it next weekend. And you are really good at photographing brown foods, these look SO appetizing :)ReplyCancel

  • Amanda18/08/2016 - 8:08 am

    Hi,

    This sounds really good. Is it possible to make this in a crock pot as opposed to baking them in an oven? Just curious….ReplyCancel

    • Laura18/08/2016 - 8:25 am

      I think it would definitely work! Once you have the beans at the first boiled stage, transfer all of the liquid and beans to the crockpot. Throw the miso, molasses etc in as well, and then I would put it to the “high” setting. Then just keep checking on it/stirring it up every 30 minutes or so.
      -LReplyCancel

  • Tori//Gringalicious18/08/2016 - 8:13 am

    Delish! Baked beans are a summer fave in my family so I really need to try this!ReplyCancel

  • Abby @ Heart of a Baker18/08/2016 - 8:57 am

    GIRL how you make these beans/brown foods so pretty?! This is my summertime jam right here (extra corn on the cob, please and thank you). xoxoReplyCancel

  • Michelle18/08/2016 - 9:34 am

    Ok I need this book in my life. Getting on it, stat.+ Also these beans. I love the idea of making a big pot of these on the weekend and eating them in different applications.ReplyCancel

  • Lee18/08/2016 - 10:08 am

    Hey Laura! Gorgeous post as always ☺️ I’m wondering what you cook on… Is that an induction stove I spy in the photos above? I’m considering switching to induction and am curious if you’re a fan. Also, champing at the bit for that cookbook to come out! -LeeReplyCancel

    • Laura18/08/2016 - 11:24 am

      Hey Lee! My stove is just a basic electric one with a smooth cooktop. Induction ranges are amazing though–you can boil a pot of water with those things so fast! I’ve used them at some cooking classes and demos and stuff and they really do perform with the speed of gas. I think the only drawback is that you have to ensure that all of your pots/pans/skillets are compatible.
      -LReplyCancel

      • Lee21/08/2016 - 10:16 pm

        Thanks for your reply Laura! ☺️ReplyCancel

  • valentina | sweet kabocha18/08/2016 - 11:34 am

    Her book seems really interesting, even if I never have the occasion to cook for potlucks :D And these beans look just delicious *___*ReplyCancel

  • Dawn18/08/2016 - 12:44 pm

    Beanilicious!!ReplyCancel

  • Alexandra18/08/2016 - 12:50 pm

    I totally love this! I’m always looking for new fun ways to make weeknight bean dishes :)

    These photos are stunning too! Did you use VSCO on them?ReplyCancel

  • Libby18/08/2016 - 1:10 pm

    Some friends and I started hosting twice-monthly potluck dinners where everyone is invited. The only rule is that we all sit at the same table. The table… is getting really, really long! We’re averaging 30-40 people for every meal!
    That being said–this is exactly the kind of book that I need! :DReplyCancel

  • Kristin18/08/2016 - 2:28 pm

    These look amazing so much so that I don’t think I can wait overnight to soak them. Any recommendations for cooking the beans first in a pressure cooker? Should I under cook them? Should I still put in the recommended amount of broth/water to the pot with the sauce?

    Thanks for the help!ReplyCancel

    • Laura18/08/2016 - 3:17 pm

      Hi Kristin,
      I’ve never used a pressure cooker so I’m hesitant to offer advice here. Hopefully some readers with experience will see this and be better able to help you out!
      -LReplyCancel

  • Cassie18/08/2016 - 4:29 pm

    I don’t normally have baked beans but this looks delicious! This looks like such a great recipe!ReplyCancel

  • Lynn long18/08/2016 - 5:32 pm

    Perhaps the miso in your recipe is only for taste, but miso has so much more to offer. By adding it at the end of the cooking time, you’ll also get the probiotic benefits of the miso. Long cooking, especially at high temperatures, will kill all the beneficial stuff miso has. In macrobiotic cooking we always add miso at the end and simmer for only a few minutes before serving.ReplyCancel

  • Daria19/08/2016 - 2:11 am

    I am living and working in UK and we are serving everyday baked beans with brakfast but… there is nothing better than homemade baked beans – I love them so much, this is way I don’t like to buy the ready ones. I really need to try your recipe! With miso it has to be very intresting flavour :)
    An amazing photos, as always! <3ReplyCancel

  • Lindsey19/08/2016 - 10:52 am

    Making beans look fine since always! These photos are gorgeous, Laura! xoReplyCancel

  • Kathryn Grace19/08/2016 - 8:11 pm

    Your potluck ideas: Winners all, I can attest. I never thought of adding miso to baked beans. What a terrific ingredient! I’ll give that a try next time. Had to laugh, though–always thought ginger was my personal baked beans secret. Oh well. Makes the beans so good, doesn’t it?ReplyCancel

  • Jennifer Berkey20/08/2016 - 1:15 am

    This must be popping inside my mouth and I like it. Can’t wait to try one on my own!ReplyCancel

  • Katja21/08/2016 - 4:23 am

    Hi Laura,
    This recipe looks gorgeous and so delicious, as always! Do you think – from a time saving point of view – it’s possible to make this with canned beans? Just stir in the sauce with the canned beans, and simmer them in the oven? I’m curious to hear your thoughts!ReplyCancel

    • Laura23/08/2016 - 11:42 am

      Hey Katja,
      I think that would be do-able. In this recipe, when the beans go into the oven, they definitely aren’t cooked all the way through. With that in mind, I might reduce all liquid components in this recipe by about a third. And when they go in the oven, I’d stir in about 1-2 cups of vegetable stock. Be mindful that if you use canned/cooked beans, after baking in the oven, they’re going to be reeeeaaallly soft (but probably still really tasty). Hope some of this is helpful!
      -LReplyCancel

  • Allyson21/08/2016 - 1:14 pm

    These baked beans sound excellent (beans+miso=yes), but I’m also salivating at the thought of your corn salad. Potluck food is tricky because there’s so many diets out there, and so many picky eaters, but sometimes magic strikes and you find just the right thing.ReplyCancel

  • Agnes {Cashew Kitchen}22/08/2016 - 11:44 am

    YUM yes please! This sounds so simple and delicious. Everything with miso and tamari is like <3<3<3
    And you definitely did well on that brown food photography challenge :DReplyCancel

  • Jimm22/08/2016 - 1:59 pm

    Approximately how long do they need to simmer in the first step?ReplyCancel

    • Laura23/08/2016 - 11:44 am

      The first boil was roughly 20 minutes for me. It will really depend on the freshness of your dried beans though. The blowing trick is really helpful to assess the doneness!
      -LReplyCancel

  • molly yeh23/08/2016 - 7:18 pm

    i don’t know why it took me SO LONG to have baked beans for the first time (had them earlier this month), but i am a new convert! cannot wait to try these and i am so in love with these photos!!ReplyCancel

  • Emily28/08/2016 - 7:27 am

    I so appreciate your philosophy of how you approach bringing food to potlucks- familiar with a bit of flair, and getting people to love eating vegetables. You have the gift to make everything look gorgeous, so I’m sure your dishes are always such a hit! Baked beans are such comfort food- so intrigued by this version with the miso, tamari, and ginger. Sounds and looks SO good.ReplyCancel

  • […] Some of the recipes that caught our eye include Potato Salad with Fennel and Pickly Things, Miso and Molasses Baked Beans, Samosa-Filling Stuffed Poblanos, Vegetarian Borscht Salad, and Vegan Caprese Salad. All the […]ReplyCancel

  • […] fresh and new again = guaranteed potluck success.” Perhaps it’s why she loved these Miso and Molasses Baked Beans, which are deeply savory […]ReplyCancel

  • Smadar15/01/2017 - 12:54 pm

    Laura, any advice on how to make this recipe in a slow cooker? Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • […] Slow Cooker Miso Molasses Baked Beans Adapted from Modern Potluck, as originally seen here […]ReplyCancel

Peach Crumble Shake with Chia - The First Mess (vegan)pin it!
Once August is here, I make versions of this peach crumble shake pretty much every day. Sometimes I’ll use a handful of berries in the mix, some greens, or I’ll nix the protein powder or something, but the basic formula is there. Oats in breakfast-y shakes is something I’ve been doing for a while. It loans a thickness to the shake/smoothie that tends to lessen the need for banana or another texture-enhancing fruit. Sometimes you’re just not in the mood for the taste of banana, ya know?  View full post »

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  • Allyson13/08/2016 - 8:41 pm

    I keep getting reminders that I need to up my breakfast game, like this one. This looks beautiful- and I’ve never thought of adding oats to my smoothies.ReplyCancel

  • Sophia @ Little Box Brownie15/08/2016 - 2:46 am

    This looks like my kind of breakfast. AMAZINGReplyCancel

  • Amy | The Whole Food Rainbow16/08/2016 - 7:12 am

    Hey Laura! Thanks for the fab links. And what a wonderful drink!! I need this in my life! :)ReplyCancel

  • Claudia16/08/2016 - 8:26 am

    I go to Starbucks maybe every few weeks but I too was thrilled once they added Coconut milk. I drink only espresso drinks and an iced latte with coconut milk is quite tasty and I consider it a dessert drink because they use original and not unsweetened milk. :)ReplyCancel

  • Maya | Spice + Sprout16/08/2016 - 10:10 pm

    This looks awesome! Totally making it for breakfast tomorrow. Also, the coconut milk at starbucks IS totally weird! Or I guess just sweetened. Love the links as always <3ReplyCancel

  • Cassie18/08/2016 - 4:29 pm

    Genius recipe! Peaches are my favorite fruit in a smoothie!ReplyCancel

  • The Wooden Spoon22/08/2016 - 9:30 am

    I never thought of adding lemon juice to a smoothie before, but I love the idea. I have to try this with a dash of cardamon!ReplyCancel

  • Sophie26/08/2016 - 7:55 am

    I took the liberty of roasting the peaches before freezing to make this shake. TOTALLY MOUTHWATERING.ReplyCancel

    • Laura26/08/2016 - 7:56 am

      Whooooooa! Next level move for real :D
      -LReplyCancel

  • Dusty27/08/2016 - 2:57 am

    Great links! I’m loving the Plant Gourmet podcast :)ReplyCancel