Happy Herbivore Blog

I was flipping through Vcon when I stumbled across this recipe. Scott & I both really loved it. I served it alongside green beans and asparagus (not exactly complimentary, but that's how dinner in our house goes sometimes). I think I would have preferred it with whole wheat or spelt pasta and I plan to serve the left overs with toasted sprouted bread. For the recipe, I used the suggested fire roasted tomatoes (I highly recommend!), broth in lieu of ...
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These nachos will knock your socks off. A friend of mine recently poo-pooed my healthy baked corn chips and I admit they can be a bit bland without all the oil and salt... but the thing about chips in nachos is they have two functions: to add a 'crunch' and to work as a utensil. You taste the toppings in nachos more than the chips, so I'm happy if my chips are a bit muted. Go ahead and give ...

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When Scott & I lived in Boston, we loved TJ Scallywaggles vegan pizza and were first introduced to a vegan style pizzaria while on vacation in PDX where Hot Lips Pizza lives. I was sure there would be an equally awesome vegan pizza joint here in LA, but everyone we asked had nothing to offer. We did find vegan pizza on the menu at our beloved Native Foods, but it was so messy and gourmet you had to eat it with ...
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My family is Italian and lasagna plays a huge part in our diet and family tradition: Lasagna is served during the holidays and any time the whole family is together. I knew if I was ever going to convince my family that veganism wasn't for space aliens I'd need to make a delicious vegan lasagna... and now I have.

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This recipe is the sole reason I bought Veganomicon and when I met Isa, I praised her for creating a recipe that made me try lentils. Thanks to Isa, I'm now a lentil lover for life. We follow the recipe to a T, except that I saute in broth instead of oil and only use 2 tbsp of chili powder. For some reason, "sloppy joes" are a 'summer food' to me. Probably because they were often served to the ...
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