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VEGAN substitutions and converting recipes to vegan. Virtually All meat is altered before it is eaten.

VEGAN substitutions and converting recipes to vegan

The final product is "what it is" through texture, spices and usually a high contact of fat, which isn't good for you in any form. (see side note below) so using a "meat" replacement should not be that big of a deal. Which candies are vegan? Raw Holiday Pecans. The following is adapted from an article by Carissa Leventis-Cox of Mama in the Kitchen, and she ain’t cookin’!

Raw Holiday Pecans

My cousin Ami served her father’s Christmas Garlic Pecans a few years ago, and they were delicious and addictive. I think I kept pestering her to make it since then because I never knew that pecans could taste so good. In the past few years, I have discovered other recipes for pecans. Here is a raw holiday pecan recipe spiced with cinnamon and rosemary. People never guess that this is a raw treat. Raw Holiday Pecans 2 cups raw pecans 1/4 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. pepper 1 tsp. chili powder 2 tsp. sea salt 2 tsp. paprika 2 tsp. Soak the pecans overnight. Accidentally Vegan. Grocery stores carry an array of great-tasting vegan options, including some items that you might not know are vegan.

Accidentally Vegan

“Accidentally vegan“ foods are those that were not created intentionally to be marketed to vegan eaters. Many products, including faux franks; veggie burgers; chicken-free chicken patties; flavored soy, almond, and rice milks; nondairy ice creams; and other sensational snacks, are marketed to vegetarians and vegans. The Ultimate Vegan Baking Cheat Sheet. That's So Vegan. Creamy Baked Artichoke Dip. The following article was written by Keegan Baur.

Creamy Baked Artichoke Dip

Holiday parties are just around the corner, and we’re all gearing up to prepare—and eat—the delicious food that comes with them. In preparation, I’ve been looking for an artichoke dip recipe that doesn’t contain vegan mayonnaise. I finally found an interesting one in the cookbook Eat, Drink, & Be Vegan by Dreena Burton.

However, much to my dismay, the recipe was chock-full of one of my least favorite ingredients: olives. Rice Krispies with a secret ingredient. vegan. gluten free. Puffed Rice bars.. made the indian way.

Rice Krispies with a secret ingredient. vegan. gluten free

With Jaggery! The Indian version of this rice krispy is called Murmura Laddoo and is made into a ball. Sometimes peanuts, coconut flakes, raisins are also added to the balls. Jaggery is traditional unrefined non centrifugal whole cane sugar. It is rich in minerals and salts, vitamins and even contains some fibre, whereas sugar, being highly refined, lacks these things. These Rice krispies are a fusion one with a secret ingredient. Directions: In a thick-bottomed vessel, add half cup water, half cup apple juice(I added some fresh with minimal pulp) and jaggery. Vegan Halloween Spritz Cookies. It's finally October!

Vegan Halloween Spritz Cookies

The weather has been really nice around here lately. As I walk through my neighborhood, I sense the smell of homemade pies and treats. Oh autumn, thou dost not know how much I love thee! Aside from enjoying the beginning of the fall season, I recently dove into the vegan scene. Dairy Free Coconut Panna Cotta and Vanilla Fig Syrup. Dairy Free Coconut Panna Cotta and Vanilla Fig Syrup This Dairy Free Coconut Panna Cotta and Vanilla Fig Syrup from Inspiring the Everyday (found via Teal and Tea) is almost too pretty to eat!

Dairy Free Coconut Panna Cotta and Vanilla Fig Syrup

Find this recipe here, more dairy free desserts here, and a lot more of yummy looking recipes from "Inspiring the Everyday" here. 4 Ingredient Raw Lemon Pudding. Hubba, hubba, dairy-free recipes!

4 Ingredient Raw Lemon Pudding

Raw desserts have become an integral part of my diet.

While I wouldn’t go as far to say they are completely guilt free, they do carry a somewhat lesser burden than their sugar filled and usually horribly processed counterparts. It wasn’t until I became vegan and started exploring whole foods in more depth that I came across raw cuisine. Can you believe I had never heard of such a thing? It amazes me to think I once lived in a bubble where I had very little understanding of food and nutrition.

I often think back to those days and wonder how on earth I ever managed to stay relatively trim and fit; I have a feeling it would have caught up with me at some point -- bad diets have a habit of doing that! Not that my diet or lifestyle was particularly bad. Never would I have thought it possible to replace a product like cream with a plant based, never mind raw, alternative. Pumpkin scones in the spring time. How is it the end September already?

pumpkin scones in the spring time

I mean, really. It’s ridiculous. I’ve been here for almost five months now… no wait. Jack-o-Pumpkin Breakfast Sandwich. It's been a while since I grilled up a vegan breakfast sandwich and my fall inspired mood was the perfect excuse to create a new recipe! My Jack-o-Pumpkin Breakfast Sandwich is stacked tall with savory sweet flavors throughout. Sweet maple pumpkin butter is slathered on each grilled whole wheat English muffin. A thick patty of vegan breakfast sausage is grilled with an accent of black pepper and olive oil. Some earthy grilled mushrooms are piled on top of the oozing vegan Monterey Jack cheese. A pile of crisp, spicy arugula completes the stack. Ode to Lentils…and a “Bread” Invention.

September 25, 2011 at 5:11 pm The first time I had lentils was at my best friend Holly’s house in middle school (taking me back a couple years!). That’s the same house where I discovered my love for Persian food…oh wow, so good! My favorite dish her mom made was Adas Polo (rice, lentils, currants/raisins, spices and sometimes meat – chicken, ground lamb or beef)…I remember the taste to this day! I’ve never tried to make my own version of Adas Polo (thinking I could never come close to hers) but I have experimented with lentils in the last several years, particularly the past couple months. For those that are unfamiliar with lentils, they are grouped with beans and peas as part of the legume family because they grow in pods. Yeasted Applesauce Whole Wheat Bread. When I was in grad school, one of my classmates who was in her mid thirties became a good friend of mine.

She had told me once - "When you walk in to a room to do something and totally forget what it was when you get to the room, that is a sign that you are in mid thirties". I, who was in mid twenties at that time had laughed at it. But it is so true. Every person has his/her strengths, weaknesses. Vegan Pumpkin Pie. With honey and cinnamon - like gingerbread. Like it very much - it's so delicate and fluffy. Even if you're not a vegan - must try! Taste delicious! Blueberry pumpkin hemp muffins. I’m glad most of you liked the birds – those guys were fun to photograph. Sriracha and Peanut Butter Tofu. The Food Network's The Best Thing I Ever Ate aired an All American-themed episode the other night, which included Chef Michael Symon, among other chefs, describing some of their favorite dishes in this category.

Nut Free Pumpkin Seed Granola. Pump up your Greens ‘Creamed’ Soup. Recipes — Cooking Ideas — Grilled Tofu With Spicy Black Bean Sauce— SFGate Food & Wine. » Fried Tofu w/ Spicy Ginger Sauce Diva Eats World. Tofu part 2. Sweet Potato Soul: Red Cabbage Salad with Sweet Miso Dressing. Red cabbage has graced my plate, and will grace this blog once again. This dish represents how I feel right now, my world today; colorful, fresh, exciting, adventurous, healthy and balanced.

Avocado Chickpea Salad. Miso-Curry Roasted Vegetbles with Tofu. Mixed Vegetable Aviyal. This post is exclusively for Blog Hop Wednesday. Blog Hop Wednesday is a brand new exciting event started by Radhika of Tickling Palettes. The concept behind this event is visting our fellow bloggers and trying out new recipes every week. Radhika has moulded this event in a special manner like forming groups, and each week we choose one of the blogger to try out new recipes. Hope you got it, if not that's ok, once you start following it, you'll surely get it. If you are a blogger just jump into the blog hopping with us and have fun. Chap Chye (Mixed Vegetables Stew) Check Out: Buddha’s Delight Recipe. Repollo guisado (Cabbage stew. It happened in the summer of 1993. Vegan Lentil Sloppy Joes. Aloo Chole « clookbook. Meat-LESS flavour-FULL Chilli. Recipes — Cooking Ideas — Vegetarian Peanut Stew— SFGate Food & Wine. Gluten free, Vegan Rose Water Cupcakes –

Pumpkin Spice HippieCakes. Blueberry Apple Whole grain Cake. Vegan. Vegan Pancakes. Vegan macarons. Eggless Pasta Recipe. The Easiest Chocolate Cake Recipe in the World. Best Vegan Chocolate Fudge Brownie Ever! Crystallized Beet Multigrain Thins! Vegan cookie.