Seitan Hot Dogs An Unrefined VeganSeitan Hot Dogs An Unrefined VeganSeitan Hot Dogs An Unrefined Vegan

Seitan Hot Dogs. Oil-free.

With Memorial Day approaching, hot dog season will soon be in full swing.  It’s a bummer sometimes as a vegan to miss out on the traditional back yard party/picnic offerings – but of course, we …

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Thoughts on Vegetarianism & Oil-free Black Bean, Corn, & Walnut Burgers.

I was a vegetarian for a few years before going full-on vegan. I ate great quantities of eggs and cheese – even though neither one of those things consists of vegetables. So how did that …

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Pinto Bean Hummus

Sometimes you get tired of garbanzo bean hummus. Or sometimes no matter how many times you paw through the cans on the pantry shelves, those chickpeas remain illusive. This pinto bean hummus could also masquerade …

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Spiced Pumpkin Flatbreads

This time of year I always seem to have dribs and drabs of pumpkin puree in my refrigerator.  With the exception of pumpkin pie, most recipes call only for a portion of a can and …

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VeganMoFo: Khatchapuri Day 2, The Bread

May I present to you the finished product, those little Georgian cheez pies that made life so much easier while living in Russia! Now, I’d like to draw your attention to the small wine glasses …

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Coriander, Red Pepper & Cilantro Flatbreads

I snagged the original recipe for these flatbreads from the animal flesh-burdened Bon Appetit magazine.  Hey, everyone gets it vegan once in a while, right?  Instead of 100% refined flour, I added whole wheat pastry …

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Red Onion Marmalade

This is a very satisfying little concoction – delicious on sandwiches – that is slightly tangy and slightly sweet.  The recipe comes from The Vegetarian Bible, by Sarah Brown.  I changed out  few things – …

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Post-Holiday Detox: Simple Black Beans, Brown Rice and Vegetables

If you overindulged during Christmas, this simple meal might just assuage your guilt – and your body will most definitely thank you for providing it with such a delicious dose of nutrition.  I took a …

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Slow-Cooker Curried Garbanzo Beans and Kale

The blueprint for this simple, slow-cooker recipe comes from Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease by Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD, my current cookbook bible.  The original recipe has this prepared in a pressure cooker, an …

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Potato-Edamame Samosas with Coconut-Mint Chutney

Granted, these tasty little pillows filled with potatoes, edamame and warm Indian spices take some cooking elbow grease, but they are well-worth the time and effort.  The crust is easy to work with and bakes …

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