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Thanks to Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian, for this versatile vegan dip! Laura says, “This yummy, ‘cheezy’ tasting dip does double duty as a sandwich spread. White beans take the place of the cheese and raw cashews add a creamy texture. Together they successfully mimic the flavor of a rich, creamy cheese dip! Laura is the [...]
Check out this easy and delicious vegan dip recipe from Jill’s Joyful Kitchen! Jill says, “This nutty and caramel-like dip is divine. It takes me back to my childhood and eating caramel apples…only this version is so much healthier…no refined sugars or oils. The secret ingredient is Lucuma Powder….a tropical fruit from Peru made into [...]
Thanks to Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian, for this awesome vegan Thanksgiving entrée idea! Laura says, “Choosing a fabulous star entrée for a vegan Thanksgiving menu can be challenging. This colorful recipe features one of my favorite fall foods - Stuffed Butternut Squash. In this satisfying dish, hearty squash quarters are filled to the brim with nutty tasting [...]
No Chicken Salad makes an excellent portable meal. It’s a delicious filling for pita pockets and lunch box sandwiches. It also works well as a salad topping. Beyond Meat‘s lightly seasoned strips work well for the vegan chicken. Reprinted with permission from It’s Easy to Start Eating Vegan by Rebecca Gilbert.
This vegan chili recipe is super easy to make and stores well for next-day lunches. Serve with crackers or over rice. Perfect for Meatless Monday or any day of the week! Optional: Add a “meaty” texture with a faux beef product (Beyond Meat Beefy Crumbles works well). Melt some vegan cheese on top (Follow Your [...]
Thanks to Caryn Dugan from STL Veg Girl for sharing this tasty fall recipe! Caryn says, “New to farro? Well, this ancient grain has been around for quite some time and you’ll LOVE getting to know it! The plump little grains add some real umph to any dish. Cook it in vegetable broth to infuse more flavor, and [...]
Did you know you can be Paleo – and Vegan too?! Ellen Jaffe Jones explains the concept beautifully in her new book Paleo Vegan, with recipes created by Alan Roettinger. We love this “foraging” recipe for Oyster Mushroom & Baby Bok Choy Curry, used with permission by Book Publishing Co. Ellen is also well known [...]
Christy Morgan, The Blissful Chef, is featured in the new vegan cookbook by Leanne Campbell: The China Study All-Star Collection by BenBella Books! Christy says, “I love Southern comfort-style collard greens, but most of the time the dish is full of oil and fat, and the greens are cooked until there is no life left in [...]
This fabulous vegan recipe was shared by French vegan Top Chef, Pascale Stretti! It’s an easy vegan recipe for risotto without the chicken broth. Chef’s note: You may not end up using all of the broth, just make sure to keep adding liquid throughout the cooking process as each ladle-full evaporates. Don’t cook the rice [...]
This is a FABULOUS recipe for Passover – or anytime at all :) Thanks to Laura Theordore, the Jazzy Vegetarian, for sharing this easy vegan recipe with us! Laura says, “Flaxseeds stand in for the egg whites in this recipe, while garbanzo flour helps to bind them. The result is a flawless macaroon that is [...]
This delicious white bean cashew dip has a healthy secret: fiber! So you can snack smart :) Thanks so much to Laura Theodore, amazing vegan chef and author of the vegan cookbook, Jazzy Vegetarian Classics. Chef’s Note: For a nut-free dip, replace the cashews with an additional can (15 ounces) of white beans. Start with 1 [...]
This easy vegan soup recipe is soy free, gluten-free and packed with 4 cups of super healthy broccoli! I’ve been trying to cook with less onions and garlic. I discovered that using shiitake mushrooms can add a “garlicky” taste without the garlic! This vegan recipe is quick, easy, and absolutely super yummy. I think I [...]
When is oatmeal more than just oatmeal? When it is enhanced by the creamy taste of almond butter for a nutrient-rich, stick-to-your-ribs breakfast. If you’re gluten-sensitive, make sure your oats are gluten-free. This recipe is from Nut Butter Universe by Robin Robertson (c) 2013. Reprinted with permission. Robin Robertson has worked with food for more [...]