Category Archives: Vegan

Savory Avocado Smoothie with Blood Orange, Spinach, Scallion, Cilantro

Contains: No major allergens.   Is:  Quick and easy, raw, vegetarian, vegan. I have always preferred savory over sweet – this thick beverage is a feature of this. You really do need the cilantro/coriander leaf in this one, or otherwise the … Continue reading

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Stuffed Eggplant/Aubergine: Farro, Mushroom, Shallot, Celery, with Shawarma Yogurt Topping

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy or coconut.  Is: Vegetarian, can easily be made vegan / dairy-free. By the way:  Eggplant = Aubergine; Yogurt = Yoghurt. For the yogurt topping, you can use low or full fat dairy, or use coconut yogurt – … Continue reading

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A Month of Vegetarian and Vegan Recipes

April is to be my month of vegetarian and vegan foods.  Besides posting recipes with this theme, I will be eating this way much of the month, except when out with others.  (And to use up some salmon and some … Continue reading

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A Gluten-Free, Dairy Free Vegan Avocado Dressing

Contains:  Paprika (nightshade).  Is: Gluten-free, dairy-free, no added sugars, quick and easy, Paleo, Whole30, vegetarian, vegan.  Going for a truly heart-healthy dressing usable both over salads, or as an addition to tacos.  Fats ARE healthy.  As with carbs, you have … Continue reading

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Marathokeftedes: Greek Fennel Fritters

Contains:  Gluten/wheat.  Is:  Vegetarian, quick and easy.  Vegan if one uses coconut or other alternative yogurt.   Quick and easy.    Apologies for the dearth of recent recipes.   Been busy, which makes for an accurate excuse.   At any case, we are … Continue reading

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Fig, Olive and Maple Syrup Sauce (or Glaze)

Contains:  No standard allergens.  Is:  Gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan. Around here it is fresh fig season (which won’t last that much longer, but at lower latitudes you may have more leeway).    Although I used this with fish, for vegetarian or … Continue reading

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A Seasoning Blend: Bengali Panch Phoron

Contains:  No standard allergens.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, paleo, Whole30, quick and easy.  This is a quick and easy mix of Bengali spices, that one can use for a number of dishes.   All the spices are “whole”, as in the seed … Continue reading

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Meso-American Chocolate Beverage

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is:  Quick and easy, savory, vegetarian, vegan, keto.   This one may well be an acquired taste.  Simply:  be forewarned!  This is New World Aztec, Mayan, or Meso-American. The various pre-Columbian tribes and nations that occupied current-day Mexico … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Tricolor Quinoa Salad

Contains:  Nightshades (grape tomatoes)..  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan (if using avocado oil or EVOO instead of butter). A submission to a challenge at CookingBites.Com, where an essential ingredient has to be quinoa.  There are three quinoa colors – I decided to … Continue reading

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Braised Korean Tofu (Vegan): Dubu Jorim

Contains:  Soy. legumes, nightshades.  Is: Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free (if using tamari), quick and easy. This dish is not always vegetarian, but this rendition is, and I had all the ingredients (other than the tofu which I ran off to buy, … Continue reading

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