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Soba Noodle Bowl with Sriracha Tofu & Peanut Sauce

At a recent trip to Trader Joe’s, I came across a new flavor of baked tofu – Sriracha. It made it into my cart, with no thought as to what I might do with it. After only having my first goddess bowl (thanks Kimmy for the term) just a few weeks ago, I’ve become somewhat obsessed with making bowls. It’s…
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Braised Brussels Sprouts

  I think brussels sprouts are one of the most under appreciated vegetables. They are one of my favorite fall foods and are always on my Thanksgiving table. The hubs always wants them covered with some orange cheese sauce, but once these come out of the oven… he forgets about the cheese (thankfully). The original recipe is from the great…
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Spaghetti Squash with Mushrooms and Greens

Spaghetti squash is such a fun vegetable! I enjoy cooking with it and using it in place of pasta in some dishes. This dish comes together very quickly and is just chock full of “all the good stuff”             Print Spaghetti Squash with Mushrooms and Greens Ingredients Spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeds scraped out…
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Vegan Breakfast in a Cup

I have never been a fan of breakfast. I think a lot of it is due to the fact that I am not a morning person.  I need something that is quick and easy and good on the go.  I usually eat breakfast after I’ve been at work for an hour or so. I recently veganized this dish from a recipe…
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Sweet Potato Chili

I love a good chili! To me, it speaks of crisp fall days, football, and bonfires. While it still is very much like summer in Houston, I’m not even in the chili making mode. This recipe is based on the Sweet Potato Chili recipe in Simple Vegetarian Pleasures by Jeanne Lemlin.  I’ve added a few of my own touches to it…
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Vic’s Famous Blender Salsa

It is no secret that I love salsa. I started making this salsa about 24 years ago in an attempt to copy the salsa from my favorite Mexican restaurants. It has evolved over the years… back in the day, the only ingredients were tomatoes, jalapeños, and garlic.  As my knowledge of cooking and ingredients developed, I added ingredients to enrich the flavor. I still…
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Sauerkraut & Dumplings

  Growing up, sauerkraut & dumplings were a mainstay on our dinner table.  I think they always had spare ribs or polish sausage in with the sauerkraut. When I moved on my own, I wanted to recreate a vegetarian version of this dish.  My mom gave me her recipe and I adopted it to my tastes and left out the…
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Zucchini Hummus

Did you know today is Sneak Some Zucchini On Your Neighbor’s Porch Day? I’ve never been too quiet about letting all my friends and neighbors know I wouldn’t mind if they snuck some zucchini onto my porch… but sadly, it has never happened! In honor of this odd holiday, I’ve created a great hummus recipe using some zucchini I bought…
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Soba Noodle Salad with Tahini-Miso Dressing

Summertime is really for salads… but sometimes I want noodles!  This dish combines the two and is the best of both worlds. I think you could definitely add more or different vegetables… red bell pepper and sugar snap peas come to mind.       Print Soba Noodle Salad with Tahini-Miso Dressing Ingredients 12 oz soba noodles, cooked according to…
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Acapulco Salad

I LOVE fresh tomatoes.  I don’t have a garden, but thanks to roadside stands and farmers markets I am getting my fill! I got this idea from a reader that mentioned that she used avocados in her Caprese salad… that got me thinking, why not have a composed salad similar to Caprese, but with south of the border flair… and…
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