Category Archives: Vegan

Rice Flavored with Cumin, Fenugreek, and Curry Leaf

Contains:  Fascinating Indian flavors, optional dairy (ghee).  Is:  Gluten-free, vegetarian, potentially vegan.   The idea of flavored rice truly appealed to me, especially for eating in combination with Indian dishes – or perhaps on its own.  I had leftover okra … Continue reading

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Indian Curry: Okra, Mushroom, Tomato, Onion

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is: Vegetarian, vegan, Paleo, Whole30.   I’ve been wanting to do a vegetarian Indian okra and mushroom dish for awhile.  Everything else was here to hand, just needed the inspiration towards putting this all together.  Will be getting … Continue reading

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Father’s Day: Stuffed Pepper, Featuring Apple & Onion (Vegan)

Contains: Nightshades.  Is: Whole30, Paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, vegan. While I got most of my loving for those “odd bits” from Dad, he never shied away from his vegetables.  I think he’d enjoy the spirit behind this recipe, as well … Continue reading

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Japanese Salad, with Ginger or Wafu (Sesame) Dressing & Optional Tako Su Topping

Contains:  Soy, added sugar.  Is:  Vegetarian/vegan, if you omit the optional octopus (served off to the side to begin with).  Gluten-free if you source your soy / tamari sauce accordingly.  Or, if you switch to coconut aminos (in which case, … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras: Creole Seasoning

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, Paleo, Whole 30. All recipe credit belongs to Immaculate Bites (photos and commentary are mine):  Afro-Caribbean Recipes Made Easy.  I love the discussion there about Creole and Cajun seasonings, too.  Apparently Creole is just … Continue reading

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Korean Banchan: Pickled Tofu

Contains:  Soy.  Is:  Gluten-free, vegan.   The Korean people typically serve lots of small sides along their main course, and along with rice.  These they call banchan.  Now, typically I make one or two dishes for a meal, especially if … Continue reading

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Stuffed Delicata Squash, Paleo / Vegetarian Style

What’s good about delicata squash: The skin is edible.    It is easy to prepare and there is very little waste.   You can go with just about anything (that’s also edible) to stuff it with.   No, you don’t … Continue reading

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