Alexandra Shytsman

Alexandra Shytsman is a recipe developer, food writer, photographer, and creator of The New Baguette, a plant-based recipe site. Her mission is to inspire people to cook more healthy, plant-centered meals at home.
Learn How to Cook (And Eat!) Artichokes
Despite being beautiful, delicious, and good for you, artichokes don’t get much play in the kitchen because — let’s face it — they’re a little intimidating. But with just a tiny bit of prep work, artichokes are surprisingly easy to pick, cook, and eat. The next time you’re at the farmers market or grocery store, pick up a few and give it a go. I’ll walk you through everything you need to know.
Apr 11, 2024
This Is the Summer Salad That Really Lets Tomatoes Shine (It's Not Caprese)
That's right — there's no cheese!
Jul 12, 2023
This Vegan Risotto Is So Creamy, You Won't Miss the Cheese
The miso broth is ingenious.
Nov 12, 2022
Creamy Vegan Polenta with Mushrooms, Tomatoes, and Spinach
Two smart ingredients make it extra creamy and "cheesy."
Feb 20, 2022
Vegan Alfredo Sauce
This easy sauce is just as rich and creamy as the original.
Jan 17, 2022
Easy Vegan Waffles
You likely already have all the ingredients on hand.
Jan 14, 2022
This Sweet & Smoky Tempeh Bacon Is My Favorite Thing to Meal Prep
It adds a boost of protein to sandwiches, salads, grain bowls, and more.
Aug 4, 2021
Mushroom "Carnitas" Are Crispy, Savory, Greasy Perfection
Pile them into tacos for the most satisfying vegan dinner.
Jul 20, 2021
These 4-Ingredient Garlicky Potatoes Are My Favorite Spring Side Dish
Kitchn Love Letters
I'll never get tired of making them.
Mar 30, 2021
The One Summer Salad Everyone Should Know by Heart
It's a salad, it's a dip, it's a topping for tacos.
Jul 18, 2020
Protein-Packed Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers Are an Easy Weeknight Win
Add these to your weekly rotation.
Jun 23, 2020
Your Grill Is the Secret to the Best-Ever Summer Vegetable Soup
Who said cold soups have to be puréed?
Feb 5, 2020
3 Easy, Protein-Packed Dips to Add to Your Meal Prep Routine
Just toss your ingredients in a food processor and hit the purée button.
Jan 2, 2020
Recipe: Sour Cream Smashed Potatoes with Fried Shallots
Our prayers have been answered.
Nov 15, 2019
Shockingly Delicious Vegan French Toast
It's just as bronzed and custardy as the original.
Sep 28, 2019
Savory Jalapeño, Lime, and Avocado Pancakes Are Like a Breakfast Fiesta
Don't forget the fried egg on top.
Aug 28, 2019
You Won’t Miss the Noodles In This Cheesy Low-Carb Lasagna
It's the late-summer dinner you'll be making on repeat.
Aug 14, 2019