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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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Vegan MoFo Day #1: Pineapple Island Kabobs

Wow, it’s time for VeganMoFo again! This is my 3rd year participating in this fabulous idea where for one month, hundreds and hundreds of dedicated bloggers commit to posting about vegan food with a minimum of 20 posts. Check out the VeganMoFo web site to see what it’s all about. To see a full listing […]

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Chickpea Omelets with Mushrooms, Greens and Vegan Swiss

You know how lots of people say they didn’t/don’t think they could live without cheese? Not me. Other than mozzarella and grated parmesan, cheese didn’t factor into my life that much. When I used to dream of becoming a vegetarian, I thought I couldn’t live without chicken, my favorite food. Wrong again. Turns out the […]

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