Happy Herbivore Blog

My friend Carrie tweeted about making lasgana rolls for dinner recently. I was intrigued and messaged her immediately about it. Turns out Carrie had made the recipe from Vegan Planet, which I don't have a copy of, so I was on my own. I used my normal lasagna fixings: tofu basil ricotta and frozen spinach, and rolled the noodles with fillings instead of layering them in the casserole dish as I nomrally do. I couldn't be happier with ...

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It's Scott's birthday today! Every year he gets to pick a full birthday menu of meals and every year "biscuits and gravy" ends up on the list. Sometimes it's breakfast, sometimes it's dinner but it always finds a way. This year it was a feature at brunch alongside my classic recipe for tofu scramble.

vegan biscuits and gravy with tofu scramble

whole wheat biscuits

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With summer coming to an end at rapid speed, I decided to make an old BBQ favorite, ribs. These puppies are so meaty its uncanny and they are ridiculously easy to make, too. I've been baking them in my toaster oven and have had great success!

 

Vegan Ribs

For the Ribs, I use this recipe, but I add 1 tsp of liquid smoke and a few dashes of paprika. I also like to use my South Carolina bbq sauce recipe ...

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My recipe for mock tuna salad is a staple meal for Scott & I. It and comes in handy on nights when I'm too tired to cook or its too hot in the apartment to do anything else. I decided to get a little fancy the other night and made "tuna melts" which are very popular here in New York City by way of their "invention" in neighboring New Jersey.

 mock tuna salad

 

vegan tuna melt

For the "Tuna" Melts, toast 4 whole wheat ...

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I've been making my own homemade vegan ice cream for a while now, but have been missing the thick, fudgey syrup of my past. There are a few vegan versions on the market but I wanted to see if I could do it myself. Turns out making homemade chocolate syrup is ridiculously easy and delicious! Whether you want a thick, chocolate fudge topping on your ice cream or a thinner chocolate syrup, this recipe can do it!

 homemade vegan chocolate syrup

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