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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Creamy Pasta with Eggplant

Creamy Pasta with Eggplant

This was a delicious meal we enjoyed lat night. It was easy to make and very filling. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 12 ounces pasta (e.g. farfalla, rotini or shells) 1 medium large eggplant, cubed 12 ounces cherry tomatoes, washed and halved 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced 3-4 ounces pine nuts or sunflower seeds, dry […]


Pasta Gratin with Spicy Tofu Pieces and Zucchini

Pasta Gratin with Spicy Tofu Pieces ad Zucchini

This is a very, quick and easy recipe to make. It’s very filling, and could also be taken to a pot-luck supper. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 8 ounces dried pasta- bow-ties, spirals etc. 6-8 ounces prepared spicy tofu pieces 1 & 1/2 cups plain soy yogurt 2 teaspoon mild grainy mustard 1 tablespoon vegetable bouillon […]


Vegan Pasta with Squash and Spinach

Vegan Pasta with Squash and Spinach

This makes a delicious main meal or side dish. Our favorite squash is the red kuri squash, so we use it most of the time. However, butternut squash or other pumpkins will work well with this as well. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 16 ounces spirals, bow ties or penne 2 tablespoons olive oil 12-16 ounces […]


Review: Tagliatelle with Garlic and Toasted Walnuts

Tagliatelle with Garlic and Toasted Walnuts

This is one of our favorite meals, especially now in the fall after harvesting our own walnuts. The recipe is quick and easy to make. We use vegan margarine instead of the butter, and do not use any cheese at all, nor cheese replacements. We enjoy the pure flavors of the garlic and walnuts and […]


Review: Mushroom Goulash

Mushroom Goulash

We found this tasty simple recipe at the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau website. It was very good. To make it a vegan recipe, we merely used egg-free noodles and replaced the sour cream with soy yogurt. The mushroom goulash recipe was vegan already. We did not have dill at the time, so we used chives as […]


Yellow and Green Zucchini on Penne with Herbed Soy Cream Sauce

Yellow and Green Zucchini on Penne with Herbed Soy Cream Sauce

This was a very tasty meal we enjoyed tonight. Our zucchini plants are beginning to give lots of lovely zucchini. Lovage is a very flavourful herb. It is similar to celery. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 16 ounces wholewheat penne pasta 1 med. green zucchini 1 med. yellow zucchini 2 tablespoons oil for the sauce: 1 […]


Vegan Mac & Cheese with Broccoli and Peas

Vegan Mac & Cheese with Broccoli and Peas

This was a very tasty dinner we enjoyed last night. It uses one of my favorite vegan cheese recipes which is non-soy, non-nut, and gluten free. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1/2 lb. pasta, such as spirals, bow-ties, macaroni 1 large head broccoli, chopped 1 cup frozen peas 1 cup breadcrumbs-optional for the vegan cheese sauce: […]


Roasted Cauliflower On Rigatoni with Capers, Raisins and Saffron

Roasted Cauliflower on Rigatoni with Capers, Raisins and Saffron

This is a new favorite recipe of ours. The combination of capers and raisins comes from Sicily. We prefer roasting cauliflower to bring out the mild, sweet nutty flavor. So this recipe, first roasts the cauliflower then it is added to the saffron/garlic sauce. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 lb. whole wheat rigatoni 1 medium […]


Macaroni with Broccoli & Peas

Macaroni with Broccoli & Peas

This tasty meal is quite versatile. We enjoyed it hot as a main meal, but it would also work well as a salad. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets 1 cup frozen peas 1/2 lb. macaroni, cooked and drained 8 ounce package spicy tofu of seitan pieces 1/2 cup soy cream 1 […]


Kale and Spinach Lasagna

Kale and Spinach Lasagna

This is our new favorite pasta meal. Kale goes well with an Italian tomato sauce, and the mixture for the filling is delicious. Serving Size: 3 Ingredients: for the lasagna: Green spinach lasagna sheets (enough sheets for 3 layers of lasagna). We used 9 sheets of individual sized spinach pasta to make 3 individual lasagnas. […]


Review: Tagliatelle With Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Olives

Tagliatelle With Roasted Cherry Tomatoes and Olives

Monica of the Sweet Sensation food blog has created a very nice meal. This recipe is a simple meal to put together with a lovely Mediterranean blend of flavors. In general it has mild flavors that do come together to make a very tasty meal. The recipe was simple to veganize by substituting vegan cheese […]


Review: Vegan Fideuà

Vegan Fideuà

Gretchen at Veggiegretie has a very tasty vegan adaptation of Fideuà. She adapted it from the one at Vegetarian Times. We basically used her recipe, although we did not have fresh asparagus, so used our regular vegetable mixture, the one we usually use for our paella recipe. We really enjoyed the meal, although found it […]


Artichoke Hearts, Jerusalem Couscous Salad with Pecans

Artichoke Hearts, Jerusalem Couscous Salad with Pecans

Jerusalem or Israeli couscous has become one of our favorite forms of pasta for salads. They are nice sized little balls that combine well with a variety of ingredients. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 can artichoke hearts, drained, halved and quartered 1 cup pecans, toasted 1 cup large couscous (e.g. ptitim, also known as Israeli […]


Wholewheat Spaghetti with Roasted Cauliflower and Smoked Tofu Pieces

Wholewheat Spaghetti with Roasted Cauliflower and Smoked Tofu Pieces

Roasted Cauliflower is our new favorite flavor, and it really shines with wholewheat pasta. We’ve enjoyed this meal a couple of times now and were looking forward to sharing it with you. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 16 ounces dry wholewheat spaghetti 1/2 head of cauliflower, cut in small florets 4 tablespoons olive oil (separated) 1 […]


Spirali Pasta with Romanesco and Peas

Spirali Pasta with Romanesco and Peas

This was a very special pasta meal with a delicious almond-miso-white wine Sauce. We really like romanesco and look forward to late summer/fall when it comes available. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 4 ounces spirali pasta 1 cup peas (fresh or frozen) 2-3 cups romanesco broccoli florets 1/2 cup fresh basil,chopped for the sauce: 2 tablespoons […]


Review: Cashew Basil Cream Sauce

Fettuccine with a cashew basil cream sauce

My oh my, this was a delicious dinner. We saw this recipe created by Rosie of the Dandelion Vegan Blog. We enjoyed the cashew basil cream sauce with pasta as a main meal with lightly steamed green beans. The recipe is perfect and easy to make. Do give it a try, you will be quite […]


Pasta with Fresh Asparagus and Garlicky Walnut Sauce

Pasta with Fresh Asparagus and Garlicky Walnut Sauce

This was such a delightful dinner. It was full of flavor and very filling, yet not heavy. A great way to enjoy asparagus when it’s in season. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 lb. spiral pasta 1 lb. fresh asparagus 4-5 cloves garlic 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 6-8 slices vegan cold cut (smoky taste) 4 tablespoons […]


Review: Easy Cheezy Peazy Pasta Balls

Easy Cheezy Peazy Pasta Balls

This salad is a real winner from Kathy from the Healthy Happy Life blog. Kathy is also the creator of the fabulous Finding Vegan site. The salad is quick and easy to make, and very tasty. We enjoyed it tonight with dinner, and are looking forward to leftovers for lunch tomorrow. We made it according […]


Vegan Homestyle Macaroni and Cheese

Vegan Homestyle Macaroni and Cheese

A cheddar type sauce with a touch of Dijon mustard baked in the oven to a nice crispy texture. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: 1-2 cup vegan cheddar sauce (see below) 1 & 2/3 cups dry elbow macaroni 1-2 slices day old bread salt and pepper to taste oil for the baking dish optional dried bread […]