Blog Topic: Recipe

Fat-Free Rice Pudding (Vegan)

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The bagel shop by my apartment recently started carrying rice pudding. I'm social with the owner so I asked him about the new addition to their deli counter. He said "people love rice pudding when it's hot outside." Puzzled, and a bit surprised, I replied, "Really, creamy food in HOT weather? I'd peg rice pudding for more of a fall food..." The ...


Fat-Free Cranberry Wasabi Trail Mix

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I'm going to risk it all and swear to you that wasabi and cranberries go together like peanut butter and jelly. An unlikely combo, I admit.

So how did I come up with this odd marriage of flavors? I accidentally put dried cranberries into a container that had wasabi in it. I am still stunned at how well they go together... and after a ...


Fat-free Vegan Feta Cheese

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Yes, it's a salad... but it's a salad with fat-free vegan feta cheese! Oh yeah!

This recipe is included in Happy Herbivore Abroad.

I can't remember the last time I had a Greek salad... or feta cheese. Neither were items I ate often as an omni or vegetarian. Still, I love the challenge of making vegan substitutes for foods other people like ...


Fiesta Mac n' Cheese

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Have you ever had an idea rattling around in your head that's a lil' strange and if executed could either be weird and gross or innovative and totally awesome?! 

Well that's the deal with this recipe. For a while now I've wanted to dump chunky salsa over my mac n' cheese. Color me crazy, but it just seemed like a great idea ...


Whole Wheat Vegan Sweet Potato Biscuits

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When I was hanging out in Emeril's kitchen, one of the first things he made were these stunning sweet potato biscuits. His recipe could be easily veganized by substituting earth balance for the butter, but I wanted to try making fat-free biscuits -- and with whole wheat flour, too. 

Since I had such good luck using bananas instead of butter in my maple-cornbread biscuits, I ...