The Grumpy Garbanzo vegan food for real life



It takes only three ingredients to make a corn tortilla: masa (corn flour), water, and salt. To press the tortillas, all you need are two cutting boards and plastic wrap. To cook them, use a regular old frying pan.

Deviled Potatoes

Potatoes make a great substitute for deviled eggs because, like hard-boiled eggs, they're a creamy background for the other flavors. Plus, you can leave these sitting on a counter amongst other appetizers for a few hours without fearing that you might ruin a party by dying of food poisoning.

Potato and Corn Salad

This potato and corn salad is the perfect dish to bring to a family gathering where you will encounter little vegan food and much skepticism about the food that you bring. Everyone is familiar with corn and potatoes, and this salad doesn't include any vegan dairy replacements that would intimidate your family.


If any of the following apply to you, you should try making your own applesauce:You feel like biting and chewing a raw apple is just sometimes too much energy. You can't finish a large jar of applesauce before it gets moldy, but you feel guilty buying it in small plastic cups.You enjoy having your kitchen smell like apple pie.