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Pan-Fried Tofu with Zucchini, Carrot and Black Bean Sesame Noodles

Normally, I don’t make a lot of cold dishes or pasta salads but the weather has been so hot lately, it seemed like a good idea. Of course, I still have to deal with the heat in the kitchen since this is a cooked dish even if it’s served cold but at least it feels […]

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Vegan Orange “Chicken” with Zucchini Noodles

Lately, I’ve been enjoying adding oranges to my dishes. I’ve made this Vegan Orange “Chicken” a few times before and it’s so delicious. It can be made with Beyond Meat Chicken-Free Strips, tofu or tempeh. It can be made with seitan but then it’s more like Orange “Beef” which would also be fantastic. I’ve always […]

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Vegan and Gluten-Free Potato Blintzes

It’s Shavout, the Jewish holiday where we commemorate receiving the Torah, and for most people who celebrate, it brings to mind dishes that focus on dairy. However, I just read an interesting article on The Jewish Daily Forward called “Want Authentic Shavout Meals? Try Fruit, Not Dairy.” The article states that dairy was not an […]

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Product Review: Meatless Select Fishless Tuna and a Recipe for Vegan Crabby Cakes

When I received my cans of Meatless Select Fishless Tuna from Atlantic Natural Foods, I have to admit I hesitated. Fishless tuna? It seemed strange to me and I’m not quite sure why. After all, I eat and love vegan versions of chicken, beef, sausage, and other fishy-type foods like vegan shrimp and calamari. When […]

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Indian Vegetable Curry with Mung Bean Fettuccine and Explore Asian Review & Giveaway

  It used to feel that the only options one had when it came to pasta was which shape to buy – spaghetti, ziti, bowties, elbows, etc. Then when I began eating gluten-free, the number of choices I had dropped significantly – spaghetti, rotini and maybe fettuccine. But then I discovered eating other types of […]

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Fruit.0: a Review, a Giveaway and a Recipe – Cashew “Chicken” and Broccoli in a Mango Pear Pineapple Sauce

  Whenever we go out for a long drive or need to run errands we know we have to bring along some snacks because it’s hard to find healthy, vegan snacks out there. Even at the college where I teach, there is little to choose from. The vending machines are filled with chips, cookies and […]

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Qrunch Green Chile Burgers with Yellow Rice and Roasted Vegetable Medley Topped with Jalapeno Pepper Mayo

Over the years I have developed about a dozen vegan burger recipes – partly because I love burgers and partly because there aren’t many prepared vegan burgers that I like enough to buy. To me, most of them don’t have a lot of flavor and the texture leaves a lot to be desired. And finding […]

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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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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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Product Review: Ziggy Marley Organics…and Recipes for a Jamaican Vegan Feast!!

  “It is much easier to show compassion to animals. They are never wicked.” – Haile Selassie I miss a lot of things since moving upstate especially all the different types of food I used to be able to eat. Of all the cuisines I miss, the one I miss the most? Ital food! Not […]

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VeganMoFo Day #15: Braised Seitan Short Ribs in Spicy Chile Sauce

  Welcome to another day of VeganMoFo 2013, a whole month of delicious vegan food. What better way to spend any day than with a new recipe that is both amazingly yummy and cruelty-free? It’s a win-win!   As you may know, The “V” Word recipes are about 99% gluten-free but every now and then, […]

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VeganMoFo Day #8: Arroz con Tofu Guisado (Rice with Stewed Tofu)

  Welcome to another day of VeganMoFo 2013, the month of vegan food. Be sure to check out some of the participating bloggers. A fun way to do that is to go to www.randomofo.com and click “next blog” in the upper right hand corner. It will randomly take you to different blogs. I have found […]

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VeganMoFo Day #7: Mozzarella-Stuffed Eggplant Meatballs

  Welcome to another installment of VeganMoFo 2013, the vegan month of food. VeganMoFo is the extraordinary event where hundreds and hundreds of bloggers commit to posting about vegan food for the entire month! Check out some of the other blogs participating!!   Today we are going Italian with meatballs! I made these a while […]

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VeganMoFo Day #4: Ask Dr. V – Chinese Food

    Ask Dr. V – Chinese Food   Welcome to the 4th day of VeganMoFo – the month of vegan food. Be sure to check out some of the thousand participating bloggers! It’s always fun to find new blogs, new recipes and new friends.   Today The “V” Word is featuring the very first edition […]

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VeganMoFo Day #2: Cold Rice Noodles in Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

  Today is Day #2 of VeganMoFo 2013 – celebrating the entire month with delicious vegan food. Woo Hoo!! Be sure to check out some of the thousand bloggers who are participating!   I’m not big on cold food but I love cold noodles in peanut sauce. Whenever we would get Chinese food, along with […]

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