Cooking, Coaching, and Consulting

I am the author of The Vegan Air Fryer and Vegan Pressure Cooking, co-author of Vegan for Her, co-creator of Real World Vegan Meal Plans, and founder and culinary director of the Colorado Springs Vegan Cooking Academy. I share vegan recipes and meal ideas and compassionate living tips. Welcome!

— My Books —

The Vegan Air Fryer

Enjoy your favorite plant-based fried foods without all of the added fat! If you love fried foods, but don’t want all the oil and mess of frying, then you will want this cookbook. It shows you how to "air fry" your favorite fried foods with little or no cooking oil. JL Fields, author of Vegan Pressure Cooking, has done the research, development, and testing, so you can serve crispy French fries, eggrolls, and all kinds of fried food in minutes – without frying. Now you can eat healthier versions of delicious "fried" food!

Vegan Pressure Cooking

Say goodbye to long cooking and preparation times. With a pressure cooker, you can cook filling, nutritious meals in under an hour and with little mess or cleanup. It's not only delicious, but easy too! With Vegan Pressure Cooking, you'll learn all of the ins and outs of pressure cooking--including why there's no need to be scared of trying something new! From choosing a pressure cooker that suits you best to understanding the ingredients that are perfect for pressure cooking - including beans, grains, hearty vegetables, and more.

Vegan French Dip Sandwich with beef-style Au Jus

by JL Fields on February 23, 2017

I’m teaching a Vegan Meat cooking demonstration class next week so I’ve been playing in the kitchen. I took my standard pressure cooker seitan recipe and “beefed” it up with Catanzaro herbs. I sliced it and stored it in the broth for a few days while I dreamt up a yummy sandwich.

This vegan French dip sandwich may seem a bit more labor intensive than my usual recipes. But don’t let it deter you. Make the seitan in advance. When you’re ready to make the sandwiches you’ll see that the onion soup broth and sandwiches come together fast (in under 30 minutes!).

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