vegan

cowboy caviar

June 7, 2013
cowboy caviar

one of my favorite “dips” if you will for summer. i basically could eat this as a meal…and yes i have. just give me a bag of my favorite tortilla chips and i am all set for lunch. ya know why i also love this for summer? it could sit out like all day and […]

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{meatfree monday} cornmeal crusted tempeh by the conscious cook

February 4, 2013
the conscious cook

now this meal is a bit over the top there are five different components to this dish. yes 5. it did take a while to make BUT it was so good. so delicious. so fancy. so ahhhhh enjoyable. if you are looking for a recipe to fancy up your tempeh this is it! i planned on making […]

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{meatfree monday} tempeh wontons

January 28, 2013
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i’ve been enjoying trying out new recipes using tempeh. so here is another new interesting recipe that i found….tempeh wontons. we like wontons so why not try with tempeh. hubby rated these less than a 7 but he said for the healthy side he would eat again. i did like these. i didn’t love them…but […]

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{meatfree monday} california gardein “chicken” salad

January 14, 2013
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for those looking to try something new… venture into a vegan dish…. have I got the meal…well more sandwich for you! this was so good….how good? hubby took leftovers to make a sandwich for lunch the next day. revolutionary! My new dedication, love for cooking = hubby finally eats leftovers! I’ve talked about it before…this […]

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{meatfree monday} pasta with lentil bolognese sauce

January 7, 2013

when i first saw this post at The Fearless Homemaker i knew i had to try it. one i’ve had a can of Amy’s Lentil Soup that needed to be used & two i love trying new vegetarian meals…extra bonus is the meal is vegan. my sister Ashley was coming home from college for a visit and she goes […]

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{meatfree monday} kale chips

December 10, 2012
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I have to say I have struggled with making the perfect kale chip..and by struggle I mean this is the 3x I’ve made these…and guess what 3rd time is the charm…at last I can share… so this sounds silly totally have not reinvented the wheel on this one…I’ve made the same recipe 3x…same one you can […]

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{meatfree monday} butternut squash quinoa stew

November 26, 2012
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this stew is so good. like really good. so many fresh ingredients. i ate it for lunch 3 days in a row. even hubby had it as leftovers! the only hard part making this is cutting up that butternut squash. so make sure you have a nice sharp knife, flat surface and fingers out-of-the-way. when […]

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brussels sprouts

November 8, 2012
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so I totally needed a fresh healthy recipe from the post yesterday – lol – velveeta. So what is not healthier than brussels sprouts?!? they scream healthy. and we love brussels sprouts in our family. and so sad for this wonderful vegetable…they totally have such a bad rap. I highly recommend buying from your local farmers market. the […]

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peanut butter banana chocolate chip oatmeal bars

October 23, 2012
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So I had some very ripe banana’s to use up…not the ones in the picture lol those I just bought at the store….and I had this recipe pinned and been wanting to make so no better time than now with my super ripe bananas. Recipe is at Sally’s Baking Addiction She – Sally from Sally’s […]

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Meatless Monday – Sweet and Sour Tempeh with Spicy Peanut Sauce

September 17, 2012
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Ok has ANYONE tried Tempeh yet???? I’ve talked about here and here and now again today. Well let me sell you on this dish. And funny story so I will try to make it quick. 1. Hubby was not really craving another tempeh dish…but again I have a ton of packages …ok not really a […]

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