Archive | 2013

Spinach and Artichoke Rollatini

Some food combinations are marriages made in Heaven. Take a favorite dip, combine it with a favorite pasta dish and serve it in individual little roll-ups and you have an amazing dish that will make you roll your eyes back in your head. I’m talking about creamy, cheesy spinach-artichoke dip combined with the decadence of […]

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The Feast of the Seven Vegan Fishes

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is an Italian-American Christmas Eve tradition. It dates back to the Roman Catholic tradition of abstaining from meat and dairy on Fridays, during Lent and on the eves of certain holidays. People would instead eat fish that was usually fried in oil. Over the years, many types of fish […]

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Gluten-Free Cookies For Santa: Chocolate Hazelnut Drop Cookies and Chai Spice Cookies

Did you hear the news about Santa? If the word on the strip mall circuit is correct, Santa has gone gluten-free! Apparently, all the flour from all the cookies all these years has taken a toll on his intestines. Maybe Santa’s round belly is filled with more bloating gases than jelly. I also hear that […]

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It’s Here! Introducing V-Meat, The “V” Word’s Gluten-Free Answer to Seitan

  Seitan and vital wheat gluten are magical. They are. They let us make food that is so close to animal meat, it’s scary. They add stretch and elasticity to food and give it that “chewy” texture we want in burgers, cutlets, steaks and more. But what happens if you’re gluten-free? Beyond Meat is amazing […]

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Vegan Calamari in a Scampi Sauce with Peppers and Olives and Sophie’s Kitchen Review

  I came to like eating fish later in life. Other than frozen fish sticks, I just never liked eating fish. Later, however, I came to love eating shrimp, salmon, catfish, sole, and calamari. I remember the first time I ate calamari. Sitting in a restaurant, I was munching away on the fried, breaded rings, […]

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Gluten-Free Biscuits: Pumpkin Feta and Garlic & Rosemary Cheddar

A couple of years ago I attempted baking gluten-free biscuits. This was when I had first started eating gluten-free. They were terrible! Either they came out dry and crumbly or as heavy as a hockey puck. I chalked it up as a loss, reaffirmed my hatred of baking and moved on to other recipes. But […]

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Holiday Menu Extravaganza – 90 Vegan Recipes!!

  Here are a bunch of recipes for an amazing Chanukah, Thanksgiving and Christmas! Mix and match. Make it your own. No words are necessary. Just click on the picture and it will link to the recipe. These are just a sample of the hundreds of recipes on The “V” Word so be sure to […]

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Garlic Tomato Bruschetta, Gnocchi with Butternut Squash, Kale and Mozzarella and Go Veggie! Dairy-Free Cheeses

If someone offered me a lifetime supply of one product, it would be an easy decision: Go Veggie! Dairy-Free Grated Parmesan. That’s the one. Go Veggie!, please deliver a case of this each month and I’ll try not to run out before the month is over. I know cheese is that thing that so many […]

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Product Review: So Delicious Culinary Coconut Milk and Pasta in Lemon-Coconut Cream Sauce

  It seems that every time I get really excited about a new vegan product, it’s made by So Delicious. I’ve always loved their yogurt, I could live on their frozen desserts, I’m addicted to their new cashew milk and their seasonal coconut milks make me wish it was autumn all year long! Now So […]

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Get the The “V” Word Cookbook: Holiday Edition and Help The Garden Cafe on the Green

  The “V” Word Cookbook: Holiday Edition – Pam Brown, owner and chef of The Garden Cafe on the Green, the ONLY vegan restaurant in Woodstock NY, has fallen ill and needs our help to pay her medical bills and keep the cafe open. The Garden Cafe is the heart of the vegan community here in […]

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Curried Pumpkin Soup with Apple Croutons and Pacific Foods Products Review

  One of my favorite things about the colder seasons is making and eating lots of soup. Nothing warms you up better, inside and out, than holding a steaming bowl in your hands and spooning delicious, savory soup into your mouth. It’s warm, cozy and comforting. With Thanksgiving coming up, my cooking turns to all […]

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