Bittersweet Chocolate Truffles

Recipe Reprinted with permission from: Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts, by Fran Costigan, ©2013, Running Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group Makes About 30 (1-inch / 2.5-cm) Truffles Classic chocolate truffles are sinfully indulgent, melt-in-your-mouth, bite-sized confections made from ganache (an emulsion of chocolate and heavy cream). Truffles sometimes include …

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Favorite Summer Grilling Recipes.

Grilled Seitan

Summer in Maine is upon us, and we can’t get enough of it. So cooking outdoors is where it’s at. Here are Toni Fiore’s 5 top favorite July 4th recipes. Before we start, we wanted you all to know that we’ve cooked up a Vegan Mashup kickstarter campaign to move on to producing Season 2. …

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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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Tofu Cannoli

Tofu Cannoli Everybody loves this classic Italian treat – and now you can convert this high-calorie favorite into a luscious dessert that’s both lower in fat and good for you too! Ingredients: 1 pkg. firm tofu (drained and pressed to release most of the water) 1 c. confectioners sugar, sifted (plus a bit extra for …

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Easy Bananas Foster

Easy Bananas Foster Bananas Foster is one of those recipes that is remarkably easy yet makes a great show in preparation. It’s one of the few ways I enjoy the subtile flavor of rum. While on a trip to the Caymans, where rum is everywhere, I picked up this recipe. If you have an electric …

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Sweet Chickpea Crepes Filled With Nutella

Sweet Chickpea Crepes Filled With Nutella Crepes always look as though you went through a great deal of trouble to make them, but in fact, they’re quite easy. This recipe for dessert crepes using chickpea flour is not only simple, it’s more nutritious and lower in fat than traditional egg crepes. Keep in mind that …

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