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Vegan Soy Curl Fajitas With Yams (Sweet Potatoes)

January 21, 2013
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I don’t often use “fake meat” substitutes and prefer to make almost everything from scratch.  But my favourite “just like chicken” product is Soy Curls because they do have a great taste and texture once they are seasoned.  They don’t contain a lot of ingredients, just soy and they are gluten free (and GMO free as […]

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Don’t Be So Sure Sugar Is Making You Fat

January 18, 2013
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I was watching this series on Netflix this week called “Freaky Eaters”. It’s a little bit of a buzz word title for a show I know. No they don’t eat weird things like spiders or insects or anything scary. They just have severe eating disorders where they compulsively eat junk foods all day everyday. One middle aged women was […]

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The Best Low Fat Vegan Chef Recipes of 2012

January 2, 2013
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A little bit of a prelude: 2012 was an incredibly crazy year for me. Here’s the short versionof it: My website really started growing back in January 2012. I went to Dr. John McDougall’s 3 Day Advanced Study Weekend in February and started promoting my site to the McDougalls and others I met there. I released […]

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Vegan Baked Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese with Broccoli and Mushrooms

December 27, 2012
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Sometimes I like to play around with my own recipes and change them up for variety! This is a different spin on my Low Fat Vegan Baked Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese. This time I’ve left out the panko breadcrumbs so you can see all those lovely vegetables inside! I’ve added lightly steamed broccolini/brocolette (a milder […]

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What Exactly is Gluten and What is Celiac Disease?

December 5, 2012
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What Exactly Is Gluten?   Gluten (pronounced gloo-ten) is a protein that is found in wheat (and related grains such as barley, rye, spelt etc) and products containing these ingredients. Gluten is the reason wheat (and other related grain) doughs are elastic and easily stretchable. It holds the dough together, gives shape and produces a […]

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Vegan Quinoa Chickpea Pilaff

November 26, 2012
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Quinoa is all the rage now, and so are quinoa salads and pilaffs. There are hundreds of ways to season quinoa and you don’t have to just eat it plain on the side. If you find cooking quinoa properly still a challenge, check out my post How To Cook Quinoa Perfectly to make sure your next […]

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Fat Free Vegan Spaghetti Marinara With Chickpeas

November 25, 2012
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So this is a recipe I made one day when I wasn’t sure what to throw into the spaghetti… I thought why not try a bit of chickpea for something to chew on. The results were not bad, but you definitely need a lot of sauce to add some flavour. I used whole wheat pasta […]

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Punjabi Garam Masala Recipe

November 22, 2012
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Are you looking for a fragrant yet milder version of Garam Masala to use in your Indian recipes? I find that store bought Garam Masala is quite spicy and bitter, and not as fragrant. So I decided to make this recipe instead. Garam Masala can contain a mix of spices and be made differently depending […]

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Low Fat Vegan Thanksgiving Ideas

November 14, 2012
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I decided to make a post of my favorite veganized Thanksgiving dishes to share with you since many of you will be dining plant based or trying to dine mostly plant based this year and still feeding some carnivores too! All of these recipes have been tested on my family and their non vegan friends, […]

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Vegan Comfort Foods From Around The World Now Available!

October 16, 2012
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My new recipe eBook Vegan Comfort Foods From Around The World is now available! I originally wanted to release this in the spring, but I decided to double the amount of recipes included in it and take more delicious photographs! It’s got over 60 recipes in it. All are 100% oil free, low in fat […]

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