Happy Herbivore Blog

I know there are a lot of creamy corn soup recipes floating around on the web these days, but this soup, start to finish, takes about 6 minutes to prepare (and tastes like it was slowly cooked all day!). It's so good. I make it any time I have nothing else in the house or I want something sweet, warm and creamy for dinner. This soup also happens to be my best friend Jim's favorite soup.

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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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