Tag Archives | holidays

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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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 #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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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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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 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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Baked Pumpkin Spice Glazed Doughnuts

  Wow, this has been a rough week. On Sunday night, the wind and rain was so bad from a storm that we lost power. Even though we got the power back on Monday, we had no internet or cable until today! We actually went 5 days with no TV or internet! We were totally […]

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Gluten-Free Biscuits: Pumpkin Feta and Garlic & Rosemary Cheddar

A couple of years ago I attempted baking gluten-free biscuits. This was when I had first started eating gluten-free. They were terrible! Either they came out dry and crumbly or as heavy as a hockey puck. I chalked it up as a loss, reaffirmed my hatred of baking and moved on to other recipes. But […]

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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 #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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Matzoh Brei over Steamed Kale

How do you spell “matzoh?” Everytime I write the word, I think I spell it differently. Matzo. Matzoh. Matza. Matzah. Hmmm… Two years ago I posted a recipe for Fried Matzoh. I said then that the same recipe would work for Matzoh Brei which is true. But because I love fried matzoh and not matzoh […]

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Vegan Gefilte "Fish"

Passover was one of my favorite holidays during my childhood. It meant attending a seder which meant having a special dinner with my grandfather. He would be so proud of me when I, as the youngest, asked The Four Questions in Hebrew, and he would recite the answer to me. Other highlights of the holiday: […]

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