Category Archives: Vegan

So, do you eat enough protein? Conquering a vegan myth

If I had a nickle for every time someone asked me if I ate enough protein or showed some concern about my protein intake, I would have a chunk of change in my wallet. Most vegans roll their eyes at the ‘ol … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 2, featuring turnip-apple salad, grilled veg spaghetti

Jeff and I started out this past week pretty ambitiously — we planned to use that vegetable for this, and this fruit for that — but you know how best-laid plans often go. Here’s our half-share bounty from Week 2: (Brandie’s … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Vegan banana shamrock shake

I’m seeing green, but, unfortunately, it isn’t from the the grass peeking through snow. We just celebrated St. Patrick’s Day, and what better way to do it than with a shamrock shake? McDonald’s might have a yummy version, but give … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Vegan creamy spinach lasagna

I’m in the food grey zone: I really want to see the colors of spring in salads and lighter dishes, but the bitter cold and snow also have me craving hearty meals. So, I whipped up the tried-and-true meal that … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Barbecue meatless loaf

When I went on a couponing spree a few months back, I purchased quite a few bags of BOCA Burger ground crumbles and Beyond Meat beyond beef crumbles. At the moment the freezer is quite bare —  except these bags of meatless crumbles. And … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Pumpkin chocolate chip oat bars

Who says we can’t eat pumpkin in the middle of winter? This is especially true if chocolate is involved. I made these back in November for Vegansgiving, a local vegan Thanksgiving potluck. (Hence why there isn’t a photo — they … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Skinny peppermint oat cookies

In the past few weeks I have experimented with snack ideas, but there are only so many servings of hummus and baby carrots this vegetarian can handle. So then I found Skinny Mom’s skinny oat cookies.

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Meatout Mondays: Vegan sausage cheese balls

The holiday parties have begun, and so begin the many ideas I have for dishes to make. I never know what to bring to a party: Something simple, easy to transport but adventurous and delicious at the same time. Pinterest … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: veganized southwestern
chili con queso pasta bake

Casseroles are one of my favorite dishes to make. They are usually super easy and there is no need to clean the dish after dinner is served. Just plop a lid on it, and store it away in the fridge! … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Warm millet and kale salad

The leaves are falling, the air is becoming crisp, and it is time for kale. I love kale. It has recently become a fad food, but I began my love of kale a few years back. There is something awesome … Continue reading

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