Recipe: Slow Cooker Vegetarian Irish Stew Vegetarian Irish Stew I can’t believe how busy I’ve been lately. A huge work project came to fruition–finally!–so I’m hoping the craziness will calm down a bit. Vegetable Lasagna Cupcakes How about a couple of cupcakes for dinner? I haven’t made lasagna in ages but after seeing the oh-so-cute Petite Lasagnas at Can You Stay For Dinner?, I just had to make a vegan version. Super easy to make using wonton wrappers, the mini lasagnas bake in about ten minutes or so. I didn’t bother to replace the meat in the sauce called for in the original recipe, I just went with vegetables – fresh shiitake mushrooms and baby zucchini from the farmers market. Baby veggies fit in easily without having to chop them into smaller pieces.
Worknight Dinner: Creamy Avocado Pasta This post is one that’s long overdue. It’s long overdue because there are few things easier and more delicious than this pasta. I am obsessed with it. Of course, my obsession with avocados is nothing new but the idea of blending avocados into pasta was new to me when Angie made it for dinner one Friday night.
No Meat Zone Recipes: Vegan Warm Chickpea and Artichoke Salad Receive our weekly newsletter to get a sneak peek at upcoming articles, special giveaways, and behind-the-scenes information. We do not sell, spam, or share your email address. Click here to sign up. Warm Chickpea and Artichoke Salad Ingredients: 5 Tbsp (75 ml) extra virgin olive oil, divided juice of 1 lemon2 tsp (10 ml) dried basil, or use 1-2 Tbsp (15-30 ml) fresh, finely chopped1 tsp (5 ml) dried oregano1/4 cup (60 ml) fresh parsley, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced1/2 tsp (2.5 ml) fine sea salt, or more, to taste1-1/2 cups (360 ml) cooked chickpeas, well drained (canned are fine; rinse well before using)6-8 artichoke hearts (about one large can), drained and sliced lengthwise1/3 cup (55 g) natural almonds with skin, coarsely choppedDirections:
Chinese Crispy Fried Tofu It feels like yesterday, but the memory is fresh. Eons ago, I happened to spot some "white slabs" sitting next to my all time favorite Paneer, in the aisle of the grocery store I frequented. See, I was this good girl who went shopping for my mom during the weekends, all on my own, so that my mom can relax her feet. At times I used to buy other stuff that caught my fancy apart from the list my mom provided. NY Times Best Seller & Celebrity Natural Food Chef Great veggie lasagna! Makes 4 servings Ingredients Tomato and Sweet Pepper Bisque and Grilled Daiya Sandwich « The Vegan Project I’ve been going through a lot of changes over the past couple of weeks and am finding these last few months of winter exhausting. While I was working over at Jessica’s place this morning, I felt myself in dire need of some comfort – a warm hug from mom at just the right moment. Unfortunately, my mom didn’t happen to be standing outside the door with open arms (but wouldn’t that have been cosmic if she had?) so I jumped in the kitchen and started to prepare the next best thing: tomato soup and a grilled cheese sandwich. With a few tweaks to accommodate our now more refined (and vegan) palettes, I created a fresh tomato and sweet pepper bisque and a grilled Daiya sandwich that was reminiscent of a simpler time in our lives.
Spinach Tofu Patties I love vegetarian burgers because they're usually packed with lots of vegetables and other yummy ingredients, and there are so many ways to enjoy them - you can put them in between a bun and dress them up with your favourite toppings, but they are often just as good or even better on their own, without the bun! These patties definitely fit into the latter category. They are so flavourful that I preferred to just eat them with a fork rather than hiding them in a bun underneath other toppings. The patties themselves are actually made with tofu, but you would probably never guess just by looking at them (and you could probably serve these to a tofu-hater without them knowing either!)
Frozen Banana Bites Planning to try this recipe? Be sure to check out the new Banana Bites FAQs post answering some of the most frequently asked questions for the best results and fun variations! I'm the kind of person who cannot go through even one day without consuming at least two servings of chocolate. OK. Maybe I've survived before with just one (possibly zero if my peanut butter intake was high enough that day). The point is, I'm addicted to desserts. A Different Way to Serve Fresh Watermelon. Watermelon ?Cake? I saw this watermelon cake idea in the August issue of Martha Stewart Living magazine. This is a cute, fun, unique way to serve fresh watermelon. And I’m not the only one who excitedly tried this; checkout ‘messy thrilling life’ blog who also tried Martha Stewart Living Magazine watermelon cake. Thankyou Martha! Martha Stewart Living Magazine serves the watermelon cake plain, thats what I’ve done too. But if you want to jazz it up, here are some suggestions:
The Vegetarian Resource Group Vegan and Vegetarian Recipes For more VRG recipes, see Food, Cooking, and Recipes in the Vegetarian Journal index, as well as back issues of Vegetarian Journal and Foodservice Update. Or search our website for the type of recipe you want. Tomato Sauce From Scratch August 1, 2008 Tomato Sauce From Scratch by IsaChandra At the end of the summer you might notice your Italian American friends unable to play croquet with you for an entire weekend because they’re “making sauce.” I was always really jealous of this ritual. Jealous because it was the essence of a domesticity that always seemed out of my reach.
Top 10 Best Countries to be Vegetarian Vegetarians will have a hard time traveling to certain countries, as meat is in the culture and can be included in everything. However, certain countries have large vegetarian populations and customs. 10.