Archive | Holiday Recipes

Raw or Almost Raw Chocolate Hazelnut Cheesecake

I don’t post a lot of raw recipes. In fact, this may only be the second one in the years since this blog began. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for raw food but except for salads, I prefer my food hot.  The hotter, the better. Cheesecake, however, is one food you don’t eat hot […]

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Vegan Tofu Veggie Pot Pie with Cheddar Buttermilk Biscuit Top

Everyone is talking about EatPastry cookie dough. It comes in 7 different flavors that you can bake into goodies or eat raw. Unfortunately, I can only live vicariously because no one sells it where I live. Everyone is not so fortunate to live near a Whole Foods supermarket. The company did send me their gluten-free […]

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Purim Lessons and Vegan, Gluten-Free Hamantaschen

Purim is coming! Purim has always been my favorite Jewish holiday, probably because it’s one of the few where you can make noise in synagogue and it’s not only ok, it’s encouraged. Everyone gets noisemakers called groggers and you can stamp your feet loudly. It’s the most fun you get to have in temple. Over […]

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The Secret to Crispy Tofu and Vegetable Lo Mein with Crispy Tofu

One of the questions I get asked a lot is how I get my tofu so crispy. No, you don’t have to deep-fry it to get it that way. No cuisine needs crispy tofu as much as Chinese food does and since it’s Chinese New Year for the next 2 weeks, I thought I’d share […]

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Green Chile Queso Beast Burger with Guacamole and Beyond Meat’s Beast Burger

Prepare yourselves: The Beast is coming! Just when I thought I couldn’t love Beyond Meat more, they are unleashing The Beast. The Beast is Beyond Meat’s new burger. The Beast Burger is amazing! Beyond Meat is changing the whole veggie burger game with this one. This quarter-pound vegan burger is incredible. It looks like a […]

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You’ll Fall in Love with this Vegan Valentine’s Day Menu

Making these menus is always harder for me than you might think. There are so many delicious recipes on The “V” Word, that it’s difficult to narrow it down to just a few for a menu. It’s much easier to make mix-and-match menus with tons of suggestions but is that really much different than you […]

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QBC Burgers (Quinoa, Broccoli and Chickpeas)

I love veggie burgers. I’ve made a bunch of them – Chickpea Burgers, Buffalo Lentil Burgers, Kidney Bean-Walnut Burgers, Black-Eyed Pea Burgers, Moussaka Burgers, Eggplant CrunchBurgers, Roasted Beet Burgers, Hoisin Black Bean Burgers and Trudy’s “Beefy” Burgers.                                         […]

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Vegan Thanksgiving Menu 2014

Thanksgiving Menu 2014 Curried Pumpkin Soup with Apple Crutons Apple, Cranberry, Fennel and Arugula Salad with a Honee Apple Vinaigrette (recipe in The “V” Word Holiday E-Book) Tofu with Apple and Onion Relish Sorta Seitan “Turkey” Cutlets Gluten-Free V-Turkey Cutlets Chickpea Mushroom Gravy (recipe in The “V” Word Holiday E-Book) Spiced Pumpkin Penne with Hazelnuts […]

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VeganMoFo #18: Gluten-Free Pumpkin Challah Rolls with a Few Vegan Products

In this last week of VeganMoFo, I’m posting recipes and they probably use some vegan products I can give a shout-out to. It’s a little detour from my theme of highlighting vegan products because tomorrow is Rosh Hashanah and I wanted to get in a few holiday-specific recipes. Be sure to check out my Rosh […]

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VeganMoFo #17: Potato and Onion Kugel with Sauteed Apples Done 2 Ways

Today is a bit of a departure from my VeganMoFo theme because I am not reviewing any products. However, it’s still another post about delicious vegan food with a recipe so I’m sure it counts. Rosh Hashanah is almost upon us. If you are planning a big dinner for your friends and family, you will […]

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VeganMoFo #12: Vegan Products I Love – Artisana Nut Butters & a Recipe for Vegan Truffles

Welcome to another day of VeganMoFo, the month of vegan food. VeganMoFo is an annual event where bloggers from all over the world dedicate their time and their blogs to writing about vegan food every weekday for a month. This year The “V” Word’s theme is “Vegan Products I Love.” All month I will be […]

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VeganMoFo #3: neat and Vegan Sloppy Joses

  Welcome to another day of VeganMoFo, the month of vegan food. VeganMoFo is an annual event where bloggers from all over the planet dedicate their posts to vegan food for the entire month. This year, The “V” Word is celebrating VeganMoFo by blogging about vegan products I love. These are products that everyone should […]

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