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Slowcooker Vegan White Bean Cassoulet by SkinnyMs

March 16, 2014

I love using white beans, especially in Mediterranean cuisine. They are a delicious addition to soups, stews, chillis, salads or even in place of chickpeas in hummus. They have a mild creamy taste and pair well with almost any herb. I instantly liked this recipe for vegan white bean cassoulet because is jam packed and [...]

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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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Spicy Vegan Potato and Chickpea Stew from SkinnyMs.com

January 14, 2014
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I have another great recipe to share with you from SkinnyMs.com that is right up your alley! Sometimes I just cannot decide what I would rather go for at night – potatoes or chickpeas… Well good news! This recipe has both so it’s hearty, filling yet still incredibly healthy and whole food based. Really you [...]

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Quick and Easy Vegan Mexican Black Bean Corn Soup

January 6, 2014
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  I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and happy new year! I cannot believe it’s 2014 now and it’s a new year here at Low Fat Vegan Chef. When the weather is cold and chilly I often like to make quick one pot meals as it’s not only warm and satisfying and makes [...]

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Skinny Vegan Quinoa with Black Beans

November 13, 2013
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I have a wonderful quinoa and black beans recipe to share today from SkinnyMs.com! Quinoa is a perfected substitute for traditional ‘Rice & Beans’ and it cooks much faster too. If you’ve been skeptical of trying quinoa in the past and are not sure just what to pair it with, this is a great recipe [...]

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Meatless Monday: Vegan Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes

November 10, 2013
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It is snowing like crazy where I am right now and I am making good use of my slow cooker these days. Sometimes it’s just too chilly to spend much time in the kitchen, so I like to chop up some veggies and throw some beans into the slow cooker for an easy meal. These [...]

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Creamy Coconut Kale and Chickpea Curry Recipe

November 5, 2013
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I had a really bad craving for a creamy chickpea curry recipe – BUT I still wanted to make sure it wasn’t too decadent so this turned out to be a wonderful compromise. I usually make an all tomato based chickpea curry aka Chana Masala, but I wanted to step out of the box a [...]

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Quick Stovetop Vegan Black Bean Chilli Recipe

October 20, 2013
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This is a really tasty and easy chili that tastes like it’s been simmered for hours, but it’s ready in about 25 minutes! The secret is in using roasted or smoked spices and fire roasted tomatoes that make this vegan black bean chilli so good. My favorite fire roasted tomatoes are made by Muir Glen [...]

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20 Min To The Table: Rainbow Black Beans and Rice with Garlicky Citrus Kale

August 18, 2013
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Beans and rice are and eaten throughout the Caribbean and Latin America and it’s easy to see why! Beans are so easy and versatile to use in many dishes and can absorb all kinds of delicious flavors when seasoned with delicious spices and herbs. It’s also an extremely affordable and satisfying dish that pretty much [...]

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20 Min To The Table: Asian Vegetable Tofu Stir Fry with Chinese Garlic Ginger Sauce

August 11, 2013

Stir fry may be something many of you have made before, but I guarantee you’ve never made it with my homemade Chinese Garlic Ginger Sauce recipe. I’m going to show you how to make stir fry without any oil, but with tons of flavour. With fresh garlic, fresh ginger and a little soy sauce you [...]

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