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Simply the Best Vegan Pho Recipe

Simply the Best Vegan Pho Recipe

Searching for a tasty pho recipe that will bring this flavorful cultural dish to your table in a cruelty-free manner? This vegan pho recipe (also qualifying as a vegetarian pho recipe) is a savory and simple dish, chock full of vegetables and with a vegan broth that is both deep and rich with flavor.

Going Vegan? Three Books to Read If You’re Curious About Going Vegan

Going Vegan? Three Books to Read If You’re Curious About Going Vegan

Are you considering adopting a vegan lifestyle and wondering what it truly means to go vegan? Are you wondering about the health reasons to go vegan, the environmental reasons to go vegan, how to cook and enjoy vegan food? This blog post breaks down the three primary reasons people chose to go vegan and recommends three corresponding books to read when you’re considering going vegan.

Vegan Pho With Vegetables

Vegan Pho With Vegetables

[skip to recipe] The Highlights Vegan Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Warm & satisfying Chock full of healthy vegetables Get Ready To Get Your Pho On! Pho is easily one of my favorite dishes.  Over the years, it’s become a Sunday night staple in the wintertime, following a […]

Miso Marinated Vegan Scallops

Miso Marinated Vegan Scallops

[skip to recipe] The Highlights Vegan Savory & satisfying Oil-free (optional) Party pleasers — they look like the real deal! Real Scallops or the Vegan Version? A year ago I had a vegan scallop and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. I don’t remember […]

Savory Lasagna Soup (Vegan)

Savory Lasagna Soup (Vegan)

[skip to recipe] The Highlights Vegan Dairy-free, but still creamy and delicious Warm and savory Oil-free Chock full of plant-based ingredients (tomatoes, spinach, onion & garlic) Winter Calls For (Healthy) Savory Soups There’s just something nice about making a soup for dinner when the snow […]

Black Bean, Cauliflower and Spinach Pupusas with Curtido

Black Bean, Cauliflower and Spinach Pupusas with Curtido

[skip to recipe] The Highlights Vegan Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Oil-Free Chock Full of Plant-Based Ingredients (Black Beans, Cauliflower & Spinach) Kid-Approved Food Feeding a Family, Plant-Based Style I’m always on the hunt for kid-friendly foods, especially ones that offer clever nooks and crannies to add (hide?) […]

Toasted Walnut, Quinoa and Mushroom Meatless Meatballs (Vegan)

Toasted Walnut, Quinoa and Mushroom Meatless Meatballs (Vegan)

[skip to recipe] The Highlights Vegan (dairy-free) Flavorful With Great Texture Chock Full of Plant-Based Ingredients (Quinoa Flakes, Walnuts, Mushrooms, Carrots) Quick and Easy to Make in a Food Processor Gluten-Free Possible (swap out the Worcestershire sauce for tamari) Is A Meatless Meatball Still A […]

Mushroom Ramen with Black Rice Noodles and Spicy Peanut Tofu (Vegan)

Mushroom Ramen with Black Rice Noodles and Spicy Peanut Tofu (Vegan)

[skip to recipe] The Highlights Vegan (dairy-free) Savory broth with deep umami flavors Loaded with veggies Black rice noodles are gluten free; and high in antioxidants, protein and dietary fiber Slow Food Sundays Are For Sharing Vegan Food Some recipes take more time than others, […]

Almond Vegan “Cream Cheese”

Almond Vegan “Cream Cheese”

[skip to recipe] The Highlights Vegan (dairy-free) Six simple ingredients 1-blender recipe (quick & easy clean-up) Almond Vegan “Cream Cheese” Over the last few months, I’ve been sharing my experiments with different vegan nut-based “cheeses.” My family misses cheese the most and not having cheese […]

Vegan Smoky BBQ Sweet Potato Chili

Vegan Smoky BBQ Sweet Potato Chili

[skip to recipe] The Highlights… Vegan (non-meat, non-dairy) Savory Easy, hands-off cooking in the crock-pot Great “leftovers” options! Vegan Smoky BBQ Sweet Potato Chili Chili recipes abound the minute our thoughts change from summer to fall.  I’ve got a number of options that I rotate […]