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Bean Chili

This is recipe inspired by a chili my dear friend Mimi made for us this summer. Mimi and her family are not vegans but boy does she know how to cook amazing vegan food. The secret ingredience is ajvar relish which is a Turkish pepper-based condiment made principally from roasted red …

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Stirfry Vegatables and Rice with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Peanut sauce ¼ cup creamy peanut butter1 tbsp bragg’s liquid aminos or other light soy sauce1 tbsp mellow miso1 tbsp rice vinegar2 tsp sriracha sauce1/2 tbsp agave nectar½ cup coconut milk  Blend everything to a smooth sauce. 4 servings of rice2 tbsp Vegetable broth2 cups shredded red cabbage2 medium carrots, …

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Vegan 7 Layer Dip

I should admit that 7 layer dips have never been my thing. I did not enjoy lots of sour cream and cheese in one go but now I reinvented this dip into something healthier with good fats and made into a dish that can be a party dish or a …

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Why You Should Eat More Beans

By Larraine Roulston: When we enjoy more plant-based foods on our dinner plates, not only will we become healthier, but also our action will have a positive impact on the planet.For centuries, beans have been an important part of our diet. Beans and other legumes, such as chick peas and …

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Root Vegetable Red Curry

If you like us eat for the seasons then winter is when we eat most root vegetables and we even grow lots of them in our garden. They work great in stews and soup but our favorite way to eat them is in curry.             …

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BBQ Bean and Cornbread Casserole

This recipe is adapted from a recipe from Forks over Knives magazine and is a fun take on baked beans. I served my casserole with some stream greens.               2 cups swiss chard, chopped ½ cup onion, minced ½ cup celery, minced ½ cup …

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Smashed Chickpea Salad

By Fredrica Syren: This is one of my favorite sandwich or wrap filling and I always try to have some made up in an airtight container in fridge for a quick snack or meal. 15 oz. can chickpeas drained, rinsed & skins removed 4 tbsp. vegan mayo 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard 1/4 red onion diced 1 tbsp. fresh dill, …

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Beet Burgers

These beet burgers are a staple food at home and can be eaten like a burger, or as a patty with rice, pasta or roasted vegetables or with a salad.               ½ cup oats 3 tbsp. corn starch 15 ounces cooked white beans or …

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White Beans in Dilly Tomato Sauce

Forget canned white beans in tomato sauce and say hello to my healthier version. This is a super simple dish but oh so good and one of my kid’s favorite dishes so I like to have it on hand in the fridge. We like to eat with rice, roasted vegetables …

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