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Pumpkin Rotini with Mushrooms and Punk Rawk Labs Smoked Cashew Cheese

A scientist, a record store owner and a nutritionist walk into a kitchen…sounds like the beginning of a joke but instead it’s actually the beginning of a great company called Punk Rawk Labs. Punk Rawk Labs is a woman-owned, Minnesota-based company formed in 2010. It was created when one of the founders, Alissa, had a […]

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Jackfruit Ropa Vieja

  Back in 2011, I posted a recipe for my vegan version of Ropa Vieja made with portobello mushrooms. “Ropa Vieja” means “old clothes” and comes from this story: A man’s family was coming to his home for dinner. Being very poor, the man could not buy them enough food. So he went to his closet, […]

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Pasta with Vegan Bolognese Sauce

“This is the best sauce you have ever made,” Tom said as he was putting some of the leftover Bolognese sauce on some bread for a snack. “I think it tastes exactly like Mom’s,” I replied. And it was true. Every bite of this sauce took me right back to my mother’s meat sauce and […]

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VeganMoFo: Paula Deen and Tofu Georgia

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the vegan month of food, with its theme “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today’s entry focuses on Paula Deen. Paula Deen is one of those people who brings out strong emotions and opinions in people, myself included. When I first watched Paula’s shows on TV, I […]

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VeganMoFo: "R" is for Ropa Vieja

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. “R” is for Ropa Vieja. A man’s family was coming to his home for dinner. Being very poor, the man could not buy them enough food. So he went to his closet, gathered some […]

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