Curried Eggless Salad

Curried Eggless Salad by Miyoko Schinner author of Artisan Vegan Cheese and the The New Now and Zen Epicure. Curried Eggless Salad ingredients 1 pound medium or firm tofu 1/2 cup vegan mayonnaise, commercial, or oil-free mayo 1/2 cup diced dried figs 1/3 cup minced shallots 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro 1 – 2 teaspoons Dijon …

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Creamy Avocado Soup

by Toni Fiore Creamy rich and packed with vitamins this super smooth soup is always a summer favorite! In a blender bowl place add, ½ seedless cucumber 1 shallot 1 avocado 2 Tablespoons vegan yogurt (coconut or almond) 2 teaspoons fresh mint 4 teaspoons fresh lime juice salt pepper cumin 1 cup of ice water …

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Orange Fennel Salad with Toasted Fennel Vinaigrette

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by Toni Fiore, the author of the Totally Vegetarian cookbook, and host of the Totally Vegetarian TV show,  now online. Watch this recipe being made on Delicious TV’s Vegan Mashup. Fennel has such a lovely flavor it’s a shame it isn’t used more often. I love it roasted and raw and paired with just about …

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Shepherds (Cottage) Pie

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by Toni Fiore  the author  of the  Totally Vegetarian cookbook, and host of the  Totally Vegetarian TV show,  now online. Healthy food is costly and complicated right? Wrong! It’s easier than you might think to prepare delicious healthy meals on a budget and you don’t have to spend loads of time in the kitchen either. …

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Gruyere and Pear Croustade with Red Wine Glaze

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by Miyoko Schinner from her cookbook Artisan Vegan Cheese reprinted here courtesy of The Book Publishing Company. Watch this recipe on Delicious TV’s Vegan Mashup The highly versatile “Gruyere” is delicious in this easily made appetizer. Great party food! For each croustade, you will need one thin slice of a baguette, about 1 generous tablespoon …

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Fabulous Fourth of July Grilling ideas from Toni Fiore

I love when people ask, “Hey what do vegetarians cook on the grill anyway? Veggie burgers, corn, fake hot dogs??” Well, since all we hear about for the entire week leading up the Fourth of July are the recipes, stories and suggestions for grilling hundreds of pounds of burgers, steaks, chicken and ribs (did I …

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Last minute shoppers

check out this great little place called Blue Orchid Handbags. Sweet, creative bags, and purses, that are affordable, and made from animal friendly materials. Even sweeter, some of the profit from bags sold on their website are donated to the ASPCA. And Facebook fans receive 20% off your total order!  Through 12/31. Enter ‘facebook2011′ during …

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Ginger Snap Smoothie

Elizabeth Fraser aka Girl Gone Raw makes a quick and delicious breakfast smoothie.

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New Year’s Wild White Bean Burgers

Today our senior kitchen correspondent steps in to make a delicious veggie burger. Great as a breakfast pattie and at lunch or dinner, too. Serve this with a little Sambal Oelek and some ketchup and be ready to GET HOOKED!

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The season of fresh is upon us

“The best organic food is what’s grown closest to you.” Whether you’re looking for a farmer’s market in your area or want to learn more about Community Supported Agriculture, Local Harvest has the answers for you. While admittedly the site is not just for vegetarians, there is so much useful information here, it’s well worth …

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