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Jason Wrobel. Vegan grocery list: Top 50 staples for a meat-free diet. Just because someone doesn’t want to eat things that once roamed about doesn’t mean they have to sacrifice the pleasures or cooking and eating.

Vegan grocery list: Top 50 staples for a meat-free diet

On the contrary, with the right ingredients, a vegan diet can be as sumptuous as any other. The items listed here fall into three basic categories: ingredients that can stand in for their animal-based counterparts; ingredients to enhance plant-based dishes; and ingredients to add nutrients that a vegan diet may be lacking. This list is in no way complete — but it’s a fantastic place to start. A word to the wise: When first transitioning to a vegan diet, you may feel the need to add fake animal products to your meal plan. That’s fine if it helps you step away from the cows; but in general many of these items are highly processed — glorified vegan junk food –—and you may be better off without them.

Alternative milks: Almond, soy, rice or hemp milk. Buttery spread: Look for non-hydrogenated versions, like Earth Balance. Sour cream: Again, Tofutti. Christmas Meat-Free Magic Loaf. Many people have been telling me that they wish they could prepare their Christmas dinner a day ahead, always concerned about having time to enjoy the day itself.

Christmas Meat-Free Magic Loaf

It is for that reason that I have created this dish. The parsnips and carrots are already integrated into this dish, and therefore you only need to prepare some roast potatoes and brussels sprouts on the day. Of course the potatoes can be peeled and cut a day ahead, and the brussels can be washed and crossed in readiness for steaming half an hour before they are served. Homemade Hummus. Photo: Evan Bordessa It kind of blows my mind that so many people buy hummus out of the refrigerator case.

Homemade Hummus

Fall Recipes for Soups and Stews. Make a double batch of this quick vegetarian chili, full of black beans and sweet potatoes, and eat it for lunch the next day or freeze the extras for another night.

Fall Recipes for Soups and Stews

We love the smoky heat from the ground chipotle, but omit it if you prefer a mild chili. Serve with tortilla chips or cornbread and coleslaw. Recipe: Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili. A Homemade Vegan Mayo Recipe That Will Blow Your Mind. After you try this you will wonder why you haven't made your own all along.

A Homemade Vegan Mayo Recipe That Will Blow Your Mind

It’s way cheaper than buying vegenaise and it really is stupidly simple. Anyone with a blender can do this. Trust me. The Organic Kitchen Blog and Tutorials. Have you ever wanted to make something or for that matter do something and you just never seem to get around to it?

The Organic Kitchen Blog and Tutorials

You put it off and push it back and when you finally do it, it is so much easier than you thought that you wonder what took you so long? I have. I have wanted to make almond milk for years but just kept putting it off. After reading an article about the dangers of the food additive carrageenan I finally got off my duff and did it! Carrageenan is a thickener used in many dairy and non dairy items and seems to be somewhat controversial. How To Make Cambodian Coconut Basil Sweet Potato Fries. The Food for the Hungry Chef Team Extraordinaire is back again... this time tackling a new Cambodian recipe: Sweet Potato Fries (coconut style).

How To Make Cambodian Coconut Basil Sweet Potato Fries

Trust me, if we can do it... you can too! I first learned about these traditional finger licking treats on a visit to Anlong Veng, Camobodia, where I met Kinohoi, a 20 year old visionary and entrepreneur. After tasting the hot fries sold from her roadside stand I was not surprised to hear how they kept locals coming back for more. Warning: Try this recipe at home and you will have plenty of neighbourhood children (and most likely a few grown up kids too) lingering outside your kitchen window. Kinohoih, was kind enough to share her 'secret' recipe with us. Christine, Mike and I were surprised by the success of our previous cultural cooking experience, creating a Bangladeshi Red Lentil dish, and so we thought we could easily take on this new challenge of Coconut Fries.

Vegan Sweet Potato Bowl with Chimichurri. Nutritional information Serves 4 30 minutes or fewer Chimichurri has its roots in Argentina, where it is usually slathered over grilled meat.

Vegan Sweet Potato Bowl with Chimichurri

Here, it lends spicy, garlicky goodness to a hearty bowl of sweet potatoes and quinoa. Sweet Potatoes and Quinoa 2 large sweet potatoes, skin-on, finely diced (1 ½–2 lb.) 1 tsp. olive oil 1 cup red quinoa, rinsed and drained 2 small, ripe yet firm avocados, peeled and sliced, optional Chimichurri ¼ cup olive oil 3 cups loosely packed Italian parsley leaves, roughly chopped 3 Tbs. lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.) ½ tsp. sweet paprika ¼ tsp. red pepper flakes 1. 2. 3. 4. September 2013 p.32. Top 25 Raw Vegan Soup Recipes. If you think your friends or followers will enjoy these wonderful and healthy raw vegan soup recipes, please share on Facebook, Twitter or Google+ .

Top 25 Raw Vegan Soup Recipes

You can also Pin this page to your Pinterest boards. Feel free to pick anyone of the twenty five images on this page — they’re all from the very best vegan websites! Does a delicious, tasty, healthy and easy to prepare soup sounds great to you? Slide115.jpg (2999×2249) » Bolognese Madness. What could taste better than a most luscious, full-flavoured, Mediterranean Bolognese ?

» Bolognese Madness