Category Archives: Vegan

Avocado Sweet Potato Toast, Avocado Rice Cake Toast – Gluten-Free

Avocado toast has become a “thing”. When at home, I seldom eat bread or toast, as I don’t need the simple carbs, but I do admit that toast makes a handy base for items such as melty cheese and so … Continue reading

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Miso Soup, and (Tuesday Tour Day) South River Miso Company

A good miso soup, not essentially Japanese but it does owe a lot from that cultural cuisine, AND definitely tasty!  Back mid-May, our Blue Zones study group took a field trip to the South River Miso Company, where the owners … Continue reading

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Lion’s Mane Mushroom Stir Fry – Gluten-Free and Vegan

About 3-4 weeks ago, I ran into something named Lion’s Mane mushroom at the Litchfield CT farmer’s market.  The taste is supposed to resemble crab meat. YAY WOW, something NEW I’ve never tried before!  Sussed isn’t quite the word! I … Continue reading

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Bitter Melon Stir Fry. Visiting the Korean Supermarket, H-Mart. Blue Zones.

  I’m currently in a local book discussion group, where monthly for four or five months, we are meeting to discuss the book by Dan Buettner, The Blue Zones Solution:  Eating and Living Like the World’s Healthiest People. The Blue … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Tempeh Tacos

Tex-Mex fusion with eastern Asia?  BTW, this recipe is vegan, and it turned out top notch, speaking as an omnivore.  I am looking forward to making this soon again.  Very soon. Tempeh originated in Indonesia, most specifically on the island … Continue reading

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Paleo Battered Okra, with Coconut Flakes

Usually, I can’t seem to find quality okra in most supermarkets… it is a food for a distinct audience, which doesn’t seem to include my New England environment.  But I do find it in East Asian and in Indian groceries, … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Ethiopian Black-Eyed Pea Stew

I adapted a dish originally made by the chef Marcus Samuelsson, for Black History Month.  (I don’t know if this is a thing elsewhere in the world besides the US.) My changes (in addition to downsizing a bit as 8-10 … Continue reading

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