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Vegan Veggie Spread for Bagels and Other Breads

Bagels with Veggie Spread

This easy spread is one of our favorites to put on bagels. It is also lovely on other rolls or breads. Yield: 2 cups Ingredients: 1-½ cup pureed tofu 1 tablespoon lemon juice ½ small onion, pureed with tofu ¼ cup celery, diced ¼ cup carrot, grated pinch garlic powder pinch salt pinch black pepper tiny pinch […]

Asparagus with Pears and Walnuts

Baby white asparagus with pears, walnuts and dairy-free cheese

Recipe for Asparagus with Pears and Walnuts

Vegan Creole Rice

Vegan Creole Rice

This rice dish is often served at Mardi Gras time, however, it is good anytime of the year. It’s hearty, filling and very tasty. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice 2 cups vegetable bouillon 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 lb. tofu, patted dry and cut into bite sized cubes 2 teaspoons Creole […]

Seitan Goulash with Schwarzbier

Schwarzbier goulash

There are many different goulash recipes that can be adapted to be vegan. We found seitan to be the best meat substitute. This recipe calls for a dark lager beer like the German Schwarzbier. We really enjoyed the recipe and will be having it more often over the cold months. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 […]

Rutabaga Mango Salad

Rutabaga Mango Salad

This is a lovely salad we enjoyed today. It’s sweet and crunchy and looks lovely. We will have this more often over the rest of the fall and winter. If mangoes are not available, tangerines or the small mandarin oranges would also be nice with this. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 10 ounces rutabaga, peeled and […]

Seitan Medallions with Sweet and Sour Lentils

Seitan Medallions with Sweet and Sour Lentils

This is a delicious fall and winter meal. It can even make a nice holiday meal if presented in a fancy way. The sweet sour lentils are especially tasty. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 large seitan (enough to feed 4 people) for the sweet sour lentils: 1½ cups lentils 4-5 cups water 1 vegetable bouillon […]

Review: Pasta Man-Salad (Malad) With Peanut Butter Dressing

Pasta Salad with a peanut butter dressing

Howie and Dave have created a really good salad, they call it a Man-Salad or Malad. It’s a large mixed salad with pasta and an Asian inspired peanut butter sauce. It’s a delicious, filling and hearty salad. I really appreciated it today (even though I am not a man). I am active, riding my bike […]

Elderberry Cream and Soy Yogurt Parfaits

Elderberry and Soy Yogurt Parfait

It’s been a very good year for elderberries. The bushes have been full, so we have been taking advantage of the opportunity to make many elderberry recipes. We enjoyed these parfaits as our treat for Sunday afternoon. They would also be good as a dessert after a big meal. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: for the […]

Vegan Zucchini Lasagne Salad

Zucchini lasagna salad with a home made vegan cream cheese

This was a delicious meal. It would be lovely at a brunch or buffet. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 16 lasagne sheets 2-3 large zucchini, thinly sliced 1 lb. tofu 2 tablespoons tahini 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons agave 2 large onions, finely minced or grated 2 handfuls mixed fresh […]

Strawberry and Vegan Cream Cheese Toast

Strawberry and Vegan Cream Cheese Toast

We enjoyed these open-faced sandwiches for lunch. They would also be nice for breakfast or as a snack in the afternoon. Yield: 8 slices of toast Ingredients: for the toasts: 8 slices bread 10 ripe strawberries, sliced 1 cup vegan cream cheese cracked black pepper as garnish for the vegan cream cheese: 1 block firm […]

Review: BBQ Chinese Fireball Faux-Dragon Ribs

Yuba Barbecue Ribs

Ainslie of the everyone is vegan blog has created an interesting recipe using yuba sticks. This was our first experience eating yuba sticks, a product made from soybeans. We made our own version of Chinese 3 spices barbecue sauce including rhubarb, therefor giving it a sweet and spicy flavor. We enjoyed the meal on white […]

Springtime Zucchini Tart with Edible Flower Garnish

Springtime Zucchini Tart with Edible Flower Garnish

We enjoyed this lovely tart today for lunch. It would make a lovely brunch or special occasion meal. It would be then important to double or triple the recipe. Serving Size: 1 Ingredients: 4 sheets frozen vegan puff pastry, thawed 1 small zucchini, very thinly shaved 1/2 cup vegan cheese sauce 4-5 ounces spicy tofu […]

Review: Yoghurt & Fava Bean Soup

Yogurt & Fava Bean Soup

Chef Yotam Ottolenghi is a very creative chef living in London. His creations, are not vegetarian, but some can be adapted to be vegan. This soup was contributed as a seasonal recipe to the Royal Horticultural Society’s flower show at Hampton Court Palace. Since fava beans are one of our favorite beans, I adapted the recipe. […]

Pear Rhubarb Smoothie

Pear Rhubarb Smoothie

Rhubarb is one of our favorite springtime vegetables. We are happy to have 4 very large rhubarb plants and can harvest enough to freeze for use during the year. But today we had a tasty treat enjoying pear and rhubarb smoothies. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: for the smoothie: 2 pears, peeled, cored and cut into […]

Sprouted spelt pate

Sprouted spelt pate

Based on sprouted spelt and tofu this makes a really good vegan pate as bread spread or a nice snack with homemade crackers. It will take 1-3 days to sprout the spelt, so start that first. Yield: 2 cups Ingredients: 1 cup sprouted spelt (from 1/2 dry) 1/2 cup tofu, crumbled 1 onion, chopped and […]

Vegan Pasta Alfredo with Roasted Cauliflower and Mushrooms

Vegan Pasta Alfredo with Roasted Cauliflower and Mushrooms

This is a delicious and filling main meal. It is simple to make and does to require a lot of time in the kitchen to prepare. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 medium head cauliflower, cut into florets 1/2 lb. fresh mushrooms, sliced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups soy yogurt 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 1 […]

Mushroom Stroganoff

Mushroom Stroganoff

Mushroom Stroganoff is one of our favorite winter meals. It’s quick and easy to make as well as filling. Adding the nuts brings in more protein. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 lb. mushrooms 1 tablespoon vegan margarine 1 large onion, finely sliced 1 red bell pepper, de-seeded and chopped 1/2 cup cashew nuts 1 clove […]

Vegan White Cake with Poppy Seed Filling and Raspberry Topping

White Cake with Poppyseed Filling and Raspberry Topping

This cake was a special treat on the weekend. It is basically an adaptation of a traditional German tart that we have made vegan. There are 3 parts: the vegan white cake, the poppy seed filling and the red fruit topping. The poppy seed filling is a thick pudding that is soft, yet firm enough […]

Poppy Seed Panna Cotta with Cherry Sauce

Poppy Seed Panna Cotta with Cherry Sauce (lighter version)

This is a very quick and easy treat to make for Valentine’s Day or any other time as well. We made a cherry sauce this time, but strawberry, raspberry or any other berry also make a lovely combination with the poppy seeds. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: for the panna cotta: 2 cups vanilla soy milk […]

Savory Beet and Vegan Feta Scones

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These savory scones are really tasty. They are great for a Sunday morning breakfast or brunch or could even be for a holiday breakfast. Serving Size: 2 Yield: 6 scones Ingredients: 1 & 1/2 cups AP flour 3/4 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoon nutritional yeast 2 tablespoons vegan margarine 1/2 cup soy […]

Tempeh Menudo

Tempeh Menudo

Menudo is a traditional Philippine dish. It his usually made with pork. We were happy to adapt the recipe using tempeh and really enjoyed the dinner. It is a mild kind of stew and very nice with rice and a bit of lime juice. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 & 1/2 lb. tempeh, cut in […]

Farfalle with Roasted Cauliflower, Red Onions and Garlic

Farfalle with Roasted Cauliflower, Red Onions and Garlic

Cauliflower tastes so nice when it has been roasted in the oven and garlic becomes milder as well. We really enjoyed this diner and are looking forward to having it again. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets 1 large red onion, peeled and cut into thin wedges 3-4 large cloves […]

Beet and Plum Salad with Vegan Cheese

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Beets and plums make a great combination. We have an abundance of both beets and plums this year. This recipe is very easy to make and can be enjoyed with a variety of different plums and also different beets. We’ve also had this with yellow beets and yellow plums. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: for the […]

Mango and Spicy Tofu In Coconut Curry Sauce

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This is a lovely tropical main meal that we enjoyed on a warm summer’s night. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 2 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large red onion, chopped (1 1/2 to 2 cups) 1 red bell pepper, sliced in long thin slices 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced 2 tablespoons yellow curry powder […]