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Posted on Apr 10 2015 - 11:43am by Andrea
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Two worlds of amazing foods are about to collide. Chickpeas are part of the legume family and a favorite among vegans for their wonderful taste and extreme versatility. You’ll often find them in salads, stews, falafel, various Indian dishes, and the all-time favorite hummus. Pancakes were gifted to humanity (among so many other things!) by the ancient Greeks. Even...

In my younger years, I had the good fortune to travel the world and live abroad in various fun places for work. At the time, I was vegetarian, but not vegan. This means that I still have the taste of various cheese-and-egg-based foreign specialties in my mind and can work to recreate them, veganized, for all of us to share. One of those local specialities is Brazilian pão de queijo, or quite literally,...

Posted on Nov 23 2014 - 7:52pm by Andrea
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Pizza. Possibly the world’s most perfect food. How could I possibly make any improvements to this classic dish? Fine, let’s call this an “adjustment.” It’s vegan. It’s healthier. And you might even convince your kids to eat a mushroom. And THAT would really be a win, wouldn’t it??? Prep: 20 minutes ~ Cook: 10 minutes ~ Serves: 4 Ingredients: 4 large portobella...

What do you call cheese that isn’t yours? NACHO CHEESE! Veganized, of course. This recipe employs a favorite technique of mine – nut soaking. Soaking nuts, then blending them into the dish, gives it a creamy, cheesy texture. You just place your raw nuts in a cup, then fill it with water and soak for the amount of time indicated. (For the creamiest texture, soak overnight.) Drain the nuts...

Posted on Nov 15 2014 - 11:05am by Andrea
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On a trip home from the farmer’s market, my oranges managed to crush a lot of my other fruit (pears, apricots, berries, etc.) They weren’t rotten, but they weren’t fit for standard consumption! As I tried to figure out how to save them, my all-time favorite vegan yogurt was born. But for the record, you don’t have to have damaged fruit for this to work! Because it’s made...