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Vegan “Chicken” Paprika over Wide Noodles and Kale

One of my favorite spices is paprika. It’s in my top 5 of herbs and spices I can’t live without, sitting alongside garlic, oregano, cumin and nutmeg. I add it to pretty much all my dishes so the idea of making an entire sauce with it is tantalizing. Chicken paprikash, also known as chicken paprikas […]

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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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Homemade Calzones, Easy Queso Cheese Sauce and a Review of Field Roast Cheese Slices

I’m pretty sure every vegetarian and vegan knows about Field Roast and if they don’t, they need to get acquainted with them right away! Field Roast makes grain meat and they do it exceedingly well. Field Roast was created in 1997 in Seattle when Chef David Lee combined the European tradition of sausage-making with the […]

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Flourless Nut Butter Cookies and Tofu in Spicy Peanut Sauce Plus a Review of Once Again Nut Butters

I do not like peanut butter and jelly. Nope, never have, never will. It’s probably because I don’t have a sweet tooth. I do, however, love peanut butter and cream cheese. When I was in grade school, every Friday the cafeteria would be closed for the upcoming Shabbos and each classroom would get a tray […]

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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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Product Review: Broccoleaf and a recipe for Jamaican (Ital) Soy Curls Curry with Broccoleaf

I love reviewing new vegan products and spreading the word about all the wonderful vegan items on the market. The one thing I usually don’t get to review, however, is vegetables. Well, not fresh vegetables, anyway. Most products are foods that come in jars, bags and boxes. Plus, I don’t usually think about vegetables as […]

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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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Orange Balsamic BBQ Tempeh and Cheesy Chickpea Polenta

The other night I have a craving for BBQ. Whenever I make BBQ, I want mashed potatoes on the side. But I was out of potatoes. Then I thought polenta would be good but I didn’t have any cornmeal or polenta either. 🙁 I was getting ready to think up something else for dinner when […]

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Vegan Caramel Popcorn and G.H. Cretors Popped Corn Review

You know the saying on the potato chips commercial about how “you can’t eat just one”? Well, I’m sure they wrote that for me because I love salty, crunchy snacks and when I get near a bowl or bag of potato chips, it won’t last very long. My best defense is to not buy any […]

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Spanish Cheesy Wheat Berries with Veggies and Jovial Foods Organic Einkorn Wheat Berries

Even after 6 years of being vegan and writing hundreds and hundreds of recipes, there are still foods I have never tried. It’s hard to believe but true. So many people think they will be deprived on a plant-based diet but the truth is, before I was vegan, I ate the same things over and […]

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