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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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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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How to Make a Vegan Passover Seder Plate Plus a Recipe for Charoset

  Anyone who has been to a Passover Seder knows that the Seder Plate is the centerpiece of the table. It is rich with symbolism of the Exodus of the Hebrew slaves and is a main part of the Seder’s ceremonial rituals. But some of the items on the Seder plate are not vegan-friendly and […]

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The “V” Word Cookbook: Party Food

It’s party season – whether it’s the Grammys, the Oscars, the Super Bowl or (my pick) the Puppy Bowl. Now you can receive this FREE gift, a 118 page full-color e-book containing 50 delicious and healthy recipes that are perfect for your next party. The e-book contains appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, sides and desserts. It […]

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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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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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VeganMoFo Day #14: Ask Dr. V – Football Food

   Ask Dr. V – Football Food   Welcome to another 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 another edition of “Ask Dr. V” – […]

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VeganMoFo Day #3: Happy New Year: Rosh Hashanah Recipes 5774

Today is the 3rd day of VeganMoFo, the month of vegan food. Since tomorrow night is Rosh Hashanah, I thought I would update the menu from last year. There are some very important new additions!!!   Tomorrow night begins one of the holiest holidays in the Jewish religion: Rosh Hashanah or Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah means “head of […]

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Happy New Year: Rosh Hashanah Menu for 5773

Tonight begins one of the holiest holidays in the Jewish religion: Rosh Hashanah or Jewish New Year. Rosh Hashanah means “head of the new year” and is observed for 2 days beginning on the 1st of Tishrei, the first day of the Jewish calendar. It is the anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve and […]

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4th of July Freedom Menu (and a new recipe)!

On the 4th of July as we celebrate Independence Day of the United States, we should of course remember all those who are not free, humans and non-humans alike. And we should set an example for how easy and essential it is to liberate oneself from a lifestyle filled with cruelty so that one day all […]

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Tempeh "Fish" Tacos, Zesty Lime Corn and Other Ideas for Cinco de Mayo

It’s almost Cinco de Mayo. What will you be serving with your margaritas? Here are my suggestions and some new recipes. There is no better meal than brunch. Breakfast and lunch all mixed together. No food is right or wrong. I love it. Start the day with my Mexican Sunday Brunch feast (even if it’s […]

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7 Delicious Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

Next week is St. Patrick’s Day. It’s time for shamrocks, leprauchans, and rainbows leading to pots of gold. It’s also a time for delicious food so I thought I’d look through my list of recipes that are already on the blog and see what would be appropriate for St. Patrick’s Day. I may not have […]

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A Vegan Valentine’s Day Menu

This week is Valentine’s Day and what better way to say “I love you” than with a delicious, home-made, cruelty-free meal? Instead of my usual long list of mix and match menu ideas, this time I’m making a specific menu so you can spend less time reading through recipes and more time coming up with […]

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Mexican Sunday Brunch

Aaahhh, Sundays! Sundays mean different things to different people. For some it’s a day of rest after a long week of work. For some it means attendance at church to pray and give thanks. For some it means a day to spend quality time with family and friends. Throughout my life, Sunday has always had some […]

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Thanksgiving Mix and Match Menu Ideas

Most likely, you have already been planning your Thanksgiving menu for a month but if you’re like me, you may not have yet decided what delicious, compassionate dishes will grace your table this year. Looking back over my recipes, I see so many things I would love to make and attempted to make an organized list. I […]

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