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Vegan Lasagna

Yes, lasagna.  I don’t make it nearly enough.  And it’s so good–that is, if you make it like this: To me lasagna is all about fresh pasta.  Those wide noodles with the curly edges just don’t do it for me.  … Continue reading

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Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Many vegans have discovered the tasty whipped cream in a can made by Soyatoo.  It’s pretty good on desserts, although it loses its fluff quickly.  I recently picked up a little box of whippable cream by the same company, and … Continue reading

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Baked Potato and Roasted Tomato Soup

We made an especially satisfying dinner last night. It started with the under-appreciated baked potato.  Just a nicely sized russet potato rubbed with some oil and salt and placed directly in the oven at 400 for about 45 minutes.  Take … Continue reading

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Vegan Croissants/Pain au Chocolat

What better to do on a lazy Sunday than spend all day on a baking project?  I was inspired by Ariel’s gift of tubes of almond paste.  I’ve made croissants before, and I like to vary them a bit by … Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus

If you want a bit of a change from steamed, boiled, or sauteed vegetables, don’t forget your oven!  Last night I roasted up some fresh looking (and cheap) Asparagus that I bought at Uwajimaya.  I simply tossed the trimmed spears … Continue reading

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Nutritional Yeast

By request… if there are any other topics you want me to cover, send me a message! Nutritional yeast is one of those foods that you can probably find in any young, vegan household.  I don’t really know why it … Continue reading

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All about tofu

It’s impossible to avoid jokes about tofu when living as a vegetarian/vegan in this country.  The word is even used pejoratively, implying falseness or weakness.  Why all the hostility?  Tofu is soft, mild, and white.  What could be more unoffensive? Like … Continue reading

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