Happy Herbivore Blog

If you liked seafood or 'scampi' dishes in your pre-vegan days, you're in for a real treat with this dish. Oyster mushrooms certainly live up to their name. They smell and taste like seafood!

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Part of my "New Years Resolution" is to expose myself to new ingredients and oyster mushrooms were this weeks pick. I wanted to make a 'scampi' with the mushrooms but was out of linguine or spaghetti (I used sprouted whole wheat pasta - pictured) and had ...

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This Creole-inspired dish would probably be more "authentic" if I used tomatoes, but I just love the taste of roasted red peppers, so I had to use them. That being said, I'm sure this dish would be just as delicious with tomatoes or fire roasted tomatoes if you prefer. You could also add carrots and celery to complete the "holy trinity". Not to mention, this spicy dish would be a great way to follow tradition of eating black eyed ...

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Before we left Boston for LA, Scott & I gorged ourself on Asian dishes at Grasshopper and Vegan pizza at T.J. Scallywaggles. I thought if I ate enough, I'd never want to eat it again or I wouldn't miss it. I was wrong. Thus, while in NY, we decided to take a day trip to Boston (a short 4hr train ride away) to see our friends and eat at our two favorite restaurants, which coincidentally happen to ...
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I just had to know what the fuss was all about. It wasn't until I moved to LA that I learned of Babycakes NYC's existance*. You see, LA vegans have been anxiously anticipating Babycakes LA location to open up (it's grand opening has been delayed far more times than one could count) and its the kind of thing you always hear a buzz about. I figured while back home I'd haul all my cookies to lower ...
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NYers are kind of obsessed with cheesecake, bagels and pizza. At the very least these foods resonate deep in our souls and we are certainly particular if not snobby, when it comes it eating these foods. When I was a vegetarian, before I did anything else, I went straight to Ray's Pizza. Usually with suitcase in tow. I simply couldn't wait one more minute. Hell, I once carried an entire pizza home on the bus (to many fellow ...
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