Side Dishes

Creamy Vegan Avocado Dill Baby Potato Salad

February 16, 2014
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Sometimes you get a craving for a creamy salad, especially potato salad – but how do you make it creamy and whole food based at the same time? Simple! I switch out the vegan mayo (not a condiment I use in my kitchen!) and substitute a fresh ripe avocado and mash it up and season [...]

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What do I bring for vegan camping?

August 4, 2013
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I went camping for the past 2 weekends this summer in the Rocky Mountains and although it’s a lot of work packing and setting everything up, it is fun getting out of the house, away from the computer and offline for a little while to just relax. Here’s some photos of our tent site to [...]

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Vegan Avocado Dill Potato Salad

May 19, 2013
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Now that it’s Spring and some of us are thinking about barbecuing, picnics and potlucks, I thought it was the perfect time to dig out this recipe I haven’t yet shared with you. It’s a delicious twist on potato salad using avocados instead of mayonnaise. I’m sure many of you have loved potato salad and [...]

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Pomegranate Apple Green Salad With Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette

December 10, 2012
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The other day I went to a raw food potluck in Calgary and someone made this delicious salad that had a bunch of mixed vegetables and pomegranate seeds and it was quite delicious. So I thought why not make my own pomegranate salad for the holiday season? To easily peel a pomegranate, you can cut [...]

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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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How To Cook The Perfect White Basmati Rice

October 3, 2012
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How To Cook The Perfect White Basmati (Indian Rice)   Long grain Indian Basmati rice is a little different from the typical white rice. It is long and thin and, if cooked properly, can be light and fluffy and delicious. Quite often it can be overcooked and turn out sticky and mushy. Follow these directions [...]

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Low Fat Vegan Greek Stuffed Eggplant With Brown Rice

October 1, 2012
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This summer I had some girl friends over for an end of summer vegan dinner party. I wanted to make something special and I decided on stuffed eggplant. Many people have tried stuffed peppers, but few have had stuffed eggplant, let alone delicious succulent Greek stuffed eggplant. When I was traveling around the world I [...]

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How To Cook The Perfect Brown Rice

September 20, 2012
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How To Cook The Perfect Brown Rice   Brown rice takes much longer to cook than white rice and sometimes it can be confusing why your brown rice didn’t turn out if you have never cooked it before. Brown rice is a whole grain and still contains the outer layer of bran. White rice has [...]

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Fat Free Vegan Indian Tarka Chana Dal (An Easy Oil-Free Curry Recipe)

June 4, 2012
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Tarka Dal is also known as Dal Tarka or Tadka depending where you are in India. Like many Indian foods the names of dishes are phonetic so often you will see similar spellings of dal such as dhal or dahl. There is no right or wrong way to spell these dishes, I just use the [...]

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Low Fat Vegan Cheezy Sauce For Steamed Vegetables

April 23, 2012
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Today I wanted to share a recipe with you from my upcoming second recipe ebook: Low Fat Vegan Chef Presents: Vegan Comfort Foods From Around The World. All the recipes are done and photographed, I just have to write it and put it together. In total there is going to be about 60 recipes in it all [...]

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