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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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Potato & Cauliflower Mash

Potato & Cauliflower Mash INGREDIENTS5-7 Potatoes (Farmer’s market is best)Small Cauliflower Head2 Tbsp Vegan Butter3/4 Cup Oat Milk2 tsp Salt1 tsp Pepper1/4 tsp ThymeINSTRUCTIONS Boil potatoes and cauliflower in the same large pot until the potatoes are soft when tested with a fork. Drain the potatoes and cauliflower and put back into the pot. Grab your […]

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Vegan Mushroom Bourguignon

This meal comes together quickly and is absolutely delicious. Choose your mushrooms according to taste, I like a medley of oyster, shitake, cremini, and button. I promise that you will love the wonderful richness and depth of flavor that this recipe delivers. My 15-year old, Logan, was not thrilled when Brian and I declared that […]

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Gram’s Sourdough Starter

I have been wanting to share my grandma’s recipe box for years. I think the sourdough starter is a great place to begin. She was a wonderful baker…Her pies were legendary! And she had really cool writing. Sourdough Starter INGREDIENTS1 Package Yeast2 1/2 Cups Warm Water2 Cups Sifted Flour1 Tbsp SugarINSTRUCTIONS Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup […]

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