Category Archives: Vegan

Lebanese Kibbe Appetizers Part I: Vegan Lentil Kibbe

Contains:  Gluten, wheat, with nightshades in the seasonings.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, quick and easy. We had a chance to make pantry-goods recipes for our culinary club.  I thought about this a bit and was mostly coming up with soups, but … Continue reading

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Food in Changing Times: Veggie Stock: Part III – Vegan

Contains:  Optionally contains nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and as a stock is Paleo, Whole30.  What you make with it after is up to you. Today’s stock recipe will be based on a Western-style stock, and in this case it … Continue reading

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Revithosoupa: Greek Chickpea Soup, Vegetarian

Contains:  Legumes.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free. Yes, another soup… Warming notes for winter. I made mild adaptations to the following recipe (namely, the addition of celery, and the halving of the recipe.  I also omitted the bay leaf … Continue reading

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Mushrooms with Cumin – A Cold Whole30 Vegan Salad

Contains:  Nightshade.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, paleo, Whole30. A Whole30 month of recipes!  More info about Whole30 next week… This is from Dahlia Abraham-Klein’s book, Silk Road Vegetarian:  Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten-Free Recipes for the Mindful Cook.  Page 89.  All … Continue reading

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Cranberry Liqueur

Contains:  Alcohol, added sugar.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan.   I made this one up without reference to any other adult beverages out there.  Just seemed right to me. This would be suitable for the adults at Thanksgiving, while recovering from all … Continue reading

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Toasted Quinoa with Sweet Potato and Peppers

Contains:  Nightshades, pseudo-grains.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, plant-derived, gluten-free. One of the several upcoming recipes I’m pulling off of Food.com (previously Recipezaar.com), where I was active before I discovered blogging was much easier than following a nailed-down format for posting recipes … Continue reading

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Steamed Soft Tofu with Swiss Chard & Sauce

Contains:  Soy, legumes.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, quick and easy.   This what happened to the other half of my tofu from Friday’s recipe. I had the Swiss chard from a farmer’s market hanging around in my fridge, begging to be … Continue reading

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A Miso Soup: Mushrooms, Tofu, Bok Choy, Wine and Herbs

Contains:  Soy, legumes, nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free.   This idea just sounded relaxing, and the only things I bought when the idea occurred to me were the mushrooms (regular white button ones).  Seeing the mushrooms, and knowing what was … Continue reading

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Guacamole!

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is: Paleo, Whole30, vegetarian, vegan. I just LUV a good guac!  I make mine chunky, but nothing stands in your way of taking this recipe and smoothing it out to a creamy texture. I always buy two or … Continue reading

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Eggplant (Aubergine) and Lentil Dahl

Contains:  Nightshades, legumes.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free.    When I first started cooking out on my own, back in the late 70’s, I ended up with about four cookbooks for the first few years.  Two of them were standards for … Continue reading

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