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Meatless Mondays Tip Of The Week: Soups In Advance

For many people who aren't vegetarian or vegan, the idea of having a day without meat can seem daunting. However, it doesn't have to be the end of flavorful dishes just because you don't have your meat. Each monday, for meatless mondays, I plan to share resources and tips, along with plant based news from …

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Roasted Zucchini and White Bean Lemon Tortellini: Making Frozen Tortellini Taste Fresh

The classic tortellini with marinara sauce that many make on a lazy or stressed day is always comforting, but sometimes you want to switch things up. Thinking of other ways to use tortellini can be daunting, but it can be something as simple as adding in new fresh flavors (especially if you don't want tomatoes …

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Experimenting During Pumpkin Season: Vegan Pumpkin Scones

The other day after I made a non-vegan pumpkin bread, there was leftover canned pumpkin in the fridge. I didn't just want to leave it there, so I figured to experiment and try out a vegan version of pumpkin scones (since my brother is vegan and doesn't always have a lot of dessert options). I …

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Using Pesto In The Kitchen (Plus A Basic Vegan Pesto Recipe Of Mine)

A jarred pesto sauce can be a classic kitchen staple to have in the kitchen when pressed for time. Sometimes you might not have the fresh herbs available in the pantry to make fresh pesto at home. Surprisingly, pesto does not just have to be used on pasta (although it does taste good that way). …

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Dishing Out A Different Type Of Stir-Fry: Using Asparagus And Red Cabbage

It was enjoyable to make and eat this stir fry because it was so bright and colorful. When colors pop on the plate, you are eating with your eyes. This was a unique stir-fry to me, that I modified a little from something I found online. I wouldn't have thought to try it with red …

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The Many Uses of Hummus (plus an easy recipe)

The Middle Eastern and Mediterranean classic spread called hummus can take many forms. It is a favorite of mine to just have as a platter for lunch with fresh veggies like carrots, cucumbers and peppers. Lately I have seen additional ingredients like beets and peas being mixed into regular hummus recipes, which sounds like a …

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Your Mind Taking Over Flavor: What Is A SuperTaster?

When I first heard of the term supertasters, it did come as a surprise that it was something real and not people who had super powers of taste. As interesting as that would be to have a super human power involving flavors and food, unfortunately supertasters have more of an inconvenience with enjoying certain foods …

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Vegan Cauliflower “Rice” And Beans

Who would have thought that rice made from cauliflower actually tastes good? Definitely not me, and this was my first time trying it at home, even though I kept hearing about it. Now they even have frozen packets of riced cauliflower that makes it even quicker to make something at home. Cauliflower has a mild …

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Mint Pesto Zoodles With Fresh Tomatoes

The word zoodles has been spreading the internet for a while now, and I never was that fond of them as being categorized as an alternative to pasta. They have their own distinctive taste, texture and bite but they do meld together very well to certain flavors like pesto or sundried tomato flavors. If you …

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