by RedLace from Seattle WA
veg·​an | \ˈvē-gən : a strict vegetarian who consumes no food that comes from animals.

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Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup

Many of us know cream of mushroom soup as the one that comes from the tin can, it is salty, whitish gray and has very tiny bits of mushrooms. Forget all that. This is not the stuff you know, this is a rich, hearty and mushroom loaded soup with a very earthy undertone. This is…
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Spicy White Bean Vegan Chili

Aren’t all good chili’s hot? This one is no exception and is one spicy dish, or as the Spanish say, “muy caliente” meaning “sizzling” or “piping hot”! Despite all the chilies in this recipe, the other flavors shine as well, especially the creamy fingerling potatoes that let you sink your teeth into something a bit…
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Vegan Sprouted Lentil Tacos with Lime

These lentil tacos are a ‘Taco Tuesday’ must try! With earthy undertones and a squeeze of fresh lime juice, they are sure to satisfy even the biggest meat eater in your family – without the meat. The lentils give these tacos a toothy feel and the mushrooms provide a ground meat-like texture. I prefer these…
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Vegan Taco Seasoning, No Salt Added

Taco seasoning from the store is convenient, yes, but it is also loaded with sodium. Making your own taco seasoning in bulk is not only easy, typically taking less than 5 minutes, but tastes delicious and can be salt-free. “Why the hell haven’t I been making my own taco seasoning all along? That was so…
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Vegan Ramen Meal Prep

Ramen is one of those amazing comfort foods you crave on a cold winter day! With the recent cold spell here in Seattle, the high today is 33 degrees Fahrenheit, you can imagine why hot broth and noodles sound so appealing. Loaded with fresh vegetables, and a creamy broth dripping from soft but slightly chewy curly…
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What happens if I quit social media for a month?

Lately, I often come across these “I do [this thing] for a month and this is what happened” and lately I have been noticing a pattern in my own life. Something disturbing and disruptive. A pattern I have succumb to like so many other millions of people have, and I never thought I would be…
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Vegan Review of Mio Sushi in South Lake Union Seattle

You may think that as a vegan or vegetarian, sushi is off the menu. Fear not, you won’t arrive to snack on edamame while everyone else indulges, there are options for us too! Some sushi places offer various maki rolls filled with fresh vegetables, avocado and even tempura options. Mio Sushi offers a handful of…
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Hasselback Root Vegetables with Fresh Herbs

If you are entertaining a crowd or simply looking to impress a dinner guest, this is a beautiful dish with loads of colors and simple elegant flavors. I personally enjoy this dish in the late fall, early winter, when root vegetables are at their finest. And this makes a wonderful alternative to your traditional marshmallow,…
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Cherry Vanilla Vegan Smoothie

This smoothie is mouth-watering delicious! It is also nutrient-dense and packed with essential vitamins and minerals to kick your day off in the right direction. It uses simple ingredients, that come together to form something amazing, like no smoothie you’ve had before. A little tart, a little sweet, and a touch of vanilla and coconut.

Vegan Shiitake & Bok Choy Soba Noodles

Soba is an authentic Japanese buckwheat noodle, sometimes also made with half wheat flour, half buckwheat. It has a stronger flavor than plain noodles and is slightly thinner than a spaghetti noodle, making it perfect for stir-fry. I love yakisoba, and Japanese food in general, but sometimes yakisoba (at least from many places in America),…
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