Category Archives: Vegan

Cooking Artichokes the Simple Way

Contains:  Nothing known to be allergen-problematic, depending on the dip.  Is:  Vegetarian, and depending on your dip, vegan.  Gluten-free, potentially Paleo, Whole30.  Easy. One of my favorite vegetables as a kid, and even now as an adult, is the artichoke.   … Continue reading

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New World Tamales – Vegan: Beans, Squash and Arbol Chilis

Contains:  Legumes, nightshades, grains (corn).  Is: Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free.   For this recipe, and for the turkey tomato tamales, my goal was to make them with pre-Columbian New World ingredients (but using modern methods and modern developments of such ingredients).    There … Continue reading

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Roasted Baby Asian Eggplant/Aubergine and Fennel

Contains:  Nightshades.   Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, paleo, Whole30, gluten-free, quick and easy.   There’s also a bit of radish in here, as well as scallion (green onion).  This dish was made as a side (for the braised goat shoulder dish) but could … Continue reading

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Eggplant / Aubergine Steaks with Farro and a Pomegranate Molasses Tahini Sauce (Vegan)

Contains:  Gluten, nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan.   This is a recipe I made in order to create something for a Cookingbites recipe challenge.  The ingredient to be used was tahini.  So, here’s a sauce, and the meal I created to use … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Summer Squash / Courgette Chips, Onions, and (again) Grape or Cherry Tomatoes

Contains:  Potential nightshades, read carefully.   Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, paleo, Whole30, homesteading, Putting Food By! You can use your oven, but temperatures, especially at the low range needed for dehydration, can be iffy – but instead of not dehydrating at all … Continue reading

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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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