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BK Supperclub Challenge: Puttanesca Panzarottis

This week Bitchin’ Kitchen had their holiday special on TV where Nadia G. prepared “The Feast of the Seven Dishes.” At the end of the episode, they showed Nadia’s Christmas music video, “A Bitchin’ Christmas” which featured several guest stars including Vegan Black Metal Chef. He pops out of a holiday gift box to denounce bacon […]

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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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BK Supperclub Challenge: Sartu di Patate

This week the Bitchin’ Kitchen Supperclub Challenge was an old family recipe of Nadia G’s – a potato cake filled with sausage, eggs and 3 kinds of cheese. Making the recipe vegan didn’t seem like a great challenge. Making it healthier – now that was the challenge! Potatoes are potatoes so no substitutions needed there. Instead […]

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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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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Gnocchi in Spiced Butter Sauce with Lemon Cashew Cream

There are so many ways to be a Vegan activist and educate people about compassionate food choices. Obviously cooking and sharing recipes is one of my favorite ways to make my Vegan voice heard. A friend of mine, Gary Loewenthal, who is the co-founder of Compassion for Animals and founder of the Worldwide Vegan Bake […]

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Curried Butternut Squash Bisque

Soup or Bisque? Traditionally, a bisque is a soup that contains shellfish but traditions are made to be broken. According to Wikipedia, “bisque is also sometimes used to refer to cream-based soups that do not contain seafood, in which the ingredients are pureed or processed in a food processor or a food mill. Common varieties include […]

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VeganMoFo: "Z" is for Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

The “V” Word completes its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of Vegan food, with the last letter of the alphabet. “Z” is for Zucchini Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins. It seems only fitting that we end VeganMoFo the way we started it – with muffins and another attempt on my part at baking. These muffins are […]

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VeganMoFo: "Q" is for Quinoa, Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Tomatoes

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, a month of Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. “Q” is for Quinoa, Mushroom and Spinach Stuffed Tomatoes. It’s probably no surprise that quinoa is my “Q” word. Thank goodness for this delicious, healthy superfood! I love quinoa so much. It’s easy to […]

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VeganMoFo: "P" is for Potato Crusted Seitan

The “V” Word continues the celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of delicious Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. “P” is for Potato Crusted Seitan. Since I have been gluten-free for many months, I suppose “P” could also stand for “past” and because I miss seitan so very, very much, it could […]

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VeganMoFo: "O" is for Onion and Apple Relish Tofu

The “V” Word continues to celebrate VeganMoFo, a month of incredible Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today “O” is for Onion and Apple Relish Tofu. Ok, honestly, the name of this dish is Tofu with Onion and Apple Relish but I turned it around to make it start with an “O.” Consider […]

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VeganMoFo: "N" is for Nutrition – Book Review of "The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition"

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. “N” is for Nutrition and my book review of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition by registered dietician and certified personal trainer Julieanna Hever. If you are Vegan, you probably get bombarded with […]

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VeganMoFo: "M" is for Moo Shu Vegetables with 5-Spice Pancakes

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of delicious Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today we hit the half-way mark with the 13th MoFo post. Our letter of the day is “M” which stands for Moo Shu Vegetables with 5-Spice Pancakes. I have to confess to a quirk […]

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VeganMoFo: "K" is for Kale, Apple and Parsnip Stuffed Squash

The “V” Word continues to celebrate VeganMoFo, the month of delicious Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today “K” is for Kale, Apple and Parsnip Stuffed Squash. Autumn is the most colorful season. The leaves are turning shades of beautiful jewel-tones. These are my favorite colors – the reds, oranges, browns, […]

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VeganMoFo: "J" is for Jalapeno Poppers Revisited

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, a month of delicious food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today the letter “J” is for Jalapeno Poppers Revisited. Last March I wrote a post with a recipe for my fried Jalapeno Poppers. Fried Jalapeno Popper Well, that has become my most popular recipe […]

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VeganMoFo: "H" is for Herbed Tofu Scramble

The “V” Word continues to celebrate VeganMoFo, a month of delicious Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today the letter “H” is for Herbed Tofu Scramble. When I first learned to make tofu scramble, I added so many ingredients it was way too filling for breakfast. With onions, peppers, mushrooms and […]

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VeganMoFo: "G" is for Gluten-Free Products I Love

The “V” Word continues to celebrate VeganMoFo with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. Today the letter “G” is for Gluten-Free Products I Love. After reading Kris Carr’s Crazy Sexy Diet and Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s Eat to Live, I decided to switch to a gluten-free diet. I suffer from autoimmune diseases which are worsened […]

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VeganMoFo: "F" is for Fried Buttermilk Tofu

The “V” Word celebrates VeganMoFo, a month of Vegan food, with the other 25 letters of the alphabet. We are up to the letter “F” and what better word for the letter “F” than my one remaining vice – “Fried.” Today “F” is for Fried Buttermilk Tofu. Along my journey, I have eliminated a lot of things from […]

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VeganMoFo: "D" is for Double-Stuffed Pesto Baked Potatoes

The “V” Word continues the VeganMoFo month of food with the letter “D”. Today the letter “D” is for Double-Stuffed Pesto Baked Potatoes. The basil was dying! I had bought a beautiful green bunch of basil, put it in water, and let the aroma fill the kitchen. Some of it got used but I had […]

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