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Homemade Baguettes

While making homemade bread is a lengthy process, it is more about planning to start early in the day and then just leaving the dough alone to rise than having to work for hours on this recipe. I often start my dough around lunchtime and then my bread is in the oven right before dinner. Baguettes […]

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Vegan Crab Quinoa Salad

Mushrooms are a wonderful way to add texture to a vegan dish. Recently, I have been experimenting with the many different varieties of mushrooms. Sure, we all know about Shitake, Button, and Cremini mushrooms, maybe you have even used Oyster mushrooms once upon a time, but there are still many more varieties to discover.  Vegan […]

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Vegan Chai Tea

I love tea…I prefer loose leaf and if I find a tea shop in our travels, I spend lots of time sniffing all of the blends. I use an electric teakettle with temperature settings, I really try to make tea the right way! My favorite tea stores are both in NY, Physical Graffitea in NYC […]

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Vegan Grain Bowl

Ready to be truly surprised? This vegan grain bowl is just delicious, it comes together pretty quickly, allows for lots of creativity, and you won’t be able to stop eating at just one bowl. Don’t skip the very last step in this recipe…Add the balsamic vinegar like a real chef and you will not be […]

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Cashew Cheese

It seems so weird, but I promise cashews make a very nice vegan cheese. Don’t skip the soaking step and use a good blender. I like to use my Vitamix for this recipe.  Cashew Cheese INGREDIENTS1 Cup Raw Cashews2 Cloves Garlic1/4 Cup Nutritional Yeast3/4 Cup Oat Milk1 Jalapeno2 Tbsp Lemon Juice1/2 Tsp Turmeric1/2 Tsp Paprika1 […]

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Vegan Lasagna

This vegan lasagna is easy to put together and tastes very traditional. The meat-eater at my house thought it was delicious and ate three helpings. He also had no idea that it was mushrooms that gave the lasagna its texture. You may use any combination of mushrooms you prefer, but I would choose firmer mushrooms, […]

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Vegan Cauliflower Cream Pasta

As we embark on this vegan journey, I haven’t missed much, apart from cheese. I miss cheese…the creaminess and the yummy, melty quality of cheese. So, I started experimenting how to make something creamy without cheese and discovered cauliflower was the answer. I suggest using organic cauliflower for this recipe, it will simply have a better […]

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Vegan Peanut Butter Muffins

Peanut butter is full of protein and so yummy! These muffins are super moist and they are vegan too. Don’t over-bake the muffins or they will dry out.  Peanut Butter Muffins INGREDIENTS2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour1 Tbsp Baking Powder1/2 tsp Salt1 Cup Peanut Butter 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar1/2 Cup Oat Milk1 tsp Vanilla1/2 Cup Coconut YogurtINSTRUCTIONS Preheat […]

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Vegan Squash Soup

You will love this soup! It is absolutely delicious and so easy to put together. If you have a Vitamix Blender, it is much easier to make, but an immersion blender will do the trick too. I am a Vitamix enthusiast, I actually owned one of the first models and traded it in after 20 […]

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Lemon Lentil Soup

I experimented with a few different lentil recipes before I created this one. I truly think the spices make the soup. Don’t forget the lemon and oat milk at the end, it add a terrific flavor. Lemon Lentil Soup INGREDIENTSOlive Oil4-6 Carrots (Sliced into rounds)1 Red Pepper (Diced)1 Shallot (Diced)1 Garlic Clove (Chopped)1 Tbsp Tomato […]

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