Guests enjoy a waffle party

How to Throw a Waffle Party: Ideas for Any Budget or Space

Here are several valuable waffle party ideas I’ve learned over the years, hosting the longest-running annual party, and hearing from others who have thrown amazing events. These tips on how to make your own waffle party will help you to have a great time, even if you want it to be easy and inexpensive. I love hearing about how much fun others have hosting their own events! Continue reading

Elephant seals love to snuggle at a vegan waffle party (Fotolia)

Snuggling & Vegan Food: A Recipe for a Delicious Party

What could be better than a gathering with delicious vegan food, wonderful people, and deeply engaging conversation? The same party with some snuggling! (Spoiler alert: new book and giveaway announced below.)

When I moved to Portland, I discovered a community of long-established snugglers. While their practices initially seemed a bit odd to me, they ended up being a wonderful support during a challenging period of my life. I’ve now included optional snuggles in two of the annual vegan waffle parties I’ve co-hosted.

If you’re looking to create positive change with your events, there are several excellent reasons to include snuggling at your next vegan waffle party–or other food party, for that matter: Continue reading

Blueberry Spice Vegan Waffle Syrup

Blueberry Spice Syrup for Vegan Waffles Recipe

This deliciously dark, warm, slightly tart vegan waffle topping recipe was inspired by a few toppings brought to past waffle parties.

Blueberry Spice Syrup for Vegan Waffles Recipe
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In this dark, sweet, slightly tart vegan waffle syrup, blueberries play alongside subtle spices. Drizzle atop your favorite vegan waffles. Makes about 1¾ cups, enough for 4 to 6 round (7-inch) Belgian waffles.
Serves: 4
  • 1 cup maple syrup
  • 1 cup frozen or fresh blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons vegan margarine
  • 1 tablespoon molasses (preferably blackstrap)
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ginger powder
  1. Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan or microwave safe bowl.
  2. Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly until margarine is melted and blueberries are heated through. Or, heat in microwave until same result is achieved, removing every 45 seconds or so to stir and check the temperature.
  3. Spoon onto your favorite vegan waffles and enjoy!