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Product Review: Joe’s Oat Patties Vegan Burger Mix

Product Review: Joe’s Oat Patties Vegan Burger Mix

| 05/19/2018 | Reply

Tweet #vegan Looking around Instagram, I happened upon some pictures posted by Joe’s Oat Patties that caught my attention. First because the family promoting this new vegan product was black (say whaaaatttt?), and secondly because the pictures of the dishes I saw looked REALLY tasty. I wasted no time in shooting off a message to […]

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Chickpea Omelette – Tasty and Easy to Make Vegan Breakfast Idea

Chickpea Omelette – Tasty and Easy to Make Vegan Breakfast Idea

| 02/10/2018 | Reply

Most vegans struggle with what to eat for breakfast. How about a delicious, high fiber, high protein, low calorie vegan chickpea omelette? This video shows you how to make one of the tastiest vegan breakfasts you could ever imagine.

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Southern Vegan Breakfast – Grits and Gravy with Sauteed Mushrooms

Southern Vegan Breakfast – Grits and Gravy with Sauteed Mushrooms

| 12/10/2017 | Reply

You are gonna taste this vegan remake of the soul food classic grits and gravy, and lose your damn mind. It’s so good that my omni daughter came into my office to tell me how good breakfast was (“Mom! This is delicious! I give it a 9.7/10 vote!”). Then she got up next day asking if she could have the leftovers. #Winning

 

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What's For Lunch?

Vegan Burgers Made with Mushrooms, Chickpeas and TVP

Vegan Burgers Made with Mushrooms, Chickpeas and TVP

| 12/16/2017 | Reply

Tweet #vegan Vegan burgers are a staple in both a transitioning and long-time vegan’s life. Vegan burgers can be made from a wide variety of plant-based combinations of ingredients, and are surprisingly easy to make as well as delicious. For those with busy schedules, vegan burger patties can made in made ahead in large quantities […]

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Vegan Kimbap Recipe

Vegan Kimbap Recipe

| 11/11/2017 | 2 Replies

Vegan kimbap takes a bit of time to prepare with all the cutting and julienning and sauteeing you must do before the rolling begins. But trust me, the end result is totally worth it. We swapped the traditional beef or fishcake for marinated wood ear mushrooms in this tasty, plant-based version of a Korean favorite. Bring your vegan kimbap to the next potluck or work event, and see how impressed everyone is with your kitchen genius! You can thank me later.

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Vegan Crab Cakes – Tastiest Vegan Crab Cake Recipe Ever!

Vegan Crab Cakes – Tastiest Vegan Crab Cake Recipe Ever!

| 10/08/2017 | Reply

Adopting a vegan lifestyle or plant-based diet means giving up seafood as well as meat. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up the flavors of seafood, just be a bit more creative with ingredients. There’s nothing that omnivores eat that cannot be veganized, and these ridiculously delicious, easy to make vegan crab cakes prove it.

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Dinner Recipes

Vegan Seitan Cutlets Recipe

Vegan Seitan Cutlets Recipe

| 12/08/2017 | 5 Replies

Another home run vegan recipe from the kitchen of Deborrah Cooper of BlacksGoingVegan.Com. A tasty, tender yet crispy outside chicken-style vegan seitan cutlet, perfect in sandwiches or served with sides as a high protein vegan entrée. Click to get the recipe we’re sure will be put into regular rotation at your kitchen.

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Vegan Pasta Recipe – Leek and Mushroom Pasta Sauce

Vegan Pasta Recipe – Leek and Mushroom Pasta Sauce

| 09/24/2017 | Reply

Tweet #vegan I’ve been going to the farmer’s market near my house almost every Saturday morning this summer, availing myself of the wildly fresh and beautiful fruits and vegetables. The only problem with me is that I get a little over enthusiastic. I mean, while I’m there I swear up and down that I’m going […]

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Jamaican Style Peas and Rice and Vegan Jerk Chicken Style Seitan

Jamaican Style Peas and Rice and Vegan Jerk Chicken Style Seitan

| 09/10/2017 | Reply

Tweet #vegan You may not know this about me, but for more than a decade, I traveled to Jamaica every single year. Though I met a lot of men there from both Jamaica and elsewhere, I did NOT go chasing after some dude. I went because I enjoyed learning about the culture and food, seeing […]

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On the Side

Chickpea Omelette – Tasty and Easy to Make Vegan Breakfast Idea

Chickpea Omelette – Tasty and Easy to Make Vegan Breakfast Idea

| 02/10/2018 | Reply

Most vegans struggle with what to eat for breakfast. How about a delicious, high fiber, high protein, low calorie vegan chickpea omelette? This video shows you how to make one of the tastiest vegan breakfasts you could ever imagine.

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Jamaican Style Peas & Rice

Jamaican Style Peas & Rice

| 09/10/2017 | Reply

Tweet #vegan This recipe is a side dish, best served along with the Jamaican vegan jerk chicken style seitan. Find the recipe here. Eating the traditional peas and rice by itself isn’t bad, but to me it’s rather bland. With Jamaican peas and rice, the soft flavors paired with the spiciness of the jerk seasoning […]

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Okra Corn & Tomato Gumbo – A Southern Classic Done Vegan

Okra Corn & Tomato Gumbo – A Southern Classic Done Vegan

| 04/23/2015 | Reply

The sweet taste of vegetables at their peak during the warm summer months are featured in this deliciously light and flavorful Southern classic okra dish. Okra corn and tomato gumbo done vegan with all meaty influences removed from the traditional version, so that the sweet crisp tastes of fresh corn and tomatoes shine through.

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About African-American Vegans

Vegan Burgers Made with Mushrooms, Chickpeas and TVP

Vegan Burgers Made with Mushrooms, Chickpeas and TVP

| 12/16/2017 | Reply

Tweet #vegan Vegan burgers are a staple in both a transitioning and long-time vegan’s life. Vegan burgers can be made from a wide variety of plant-based combinations of ingredients, and are surprisingly easy to make as well as delicious. For those with busy schedules, vegan burger patties can made in made ahead in large quantities […]

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Home Workout for Women Using Dumbbells and a Physioball

Home Workout for Women Using Dumbbells and a Physioball

| 11/12/2017 | 1 Reply

Here’s a great home workout for women which utilizes minimal equipment, but gets fast results. All you need are two sets of dumbbells (light and heavy), a towel or exercise mat, and a physioball. Prepare to change your body!

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The Six Week 6×6 Challenge Meal Ideas

The Six Week 6×6 Challenge Meal Ideas

| 09/10/2017 | Reply

Breakfast, lunch and dinner meal ideas loaded with fruits and vegetables to help you be successful during the 6×6 Challenge in June.

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Recipe Test Results

Test Kitchen: Homemade Vegan Cheese by Vegangela

Test Kitchen: Homemade Vegan Cheese by Vegangela

| 03/30/2015 | Reply

Tweet #vegan One of the things vegans miss most when transitioning is cheese. And though most vegan cheeses aren’t QUITE the same as cow or goat milk based cheeses, there are many commercial brands and some home made versions which definitely fill the void. In the Test Kitchen this week we checked out the homemade […]

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Test Kitchen: Creamy Vegan Mac and Cheese

Test Kitchen: Creamy Vegan Mac and Cheese

| 03/27/2015 | Reply

Just this week an online acquaintance forwarded me a recipe to try in The Test Kitchen for mac and cheese that she found online at Vegan Yumminess. The sender was raving about the fabulousness of this mac and cheese, which I have to admit got my attention. Here’s the result of this week’s Test Kitchen experiment for vegan mac and cheese.

 

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Test Kitchen – The Vegan Zombie’s Seitan Recipe

Test Kitchen – The Vegan Zombie’s Seitan Recipe

| 09/13/2014 | Reply

This week in The Test Kitchen we do The Vegan Zombie’s seitan recipe and give it 7.5 to 8 stars. The part I didn’t like was burning my oven for two hours to cook four patties of wheat meat. Dude, who is gonna pay this electricity bill? The Zombie Apocalypse probably won’t happen before it’s due.

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More Recipes and Information

Last Minute Soul Food Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

Last Minute Soul Food Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

| 11/20/2017 | Reply

If you waited until the last minute to get a menu together for your vegan Thanksgiving dinner, don’t worry! We’ve done the hard work for you and put together a collection of soul food vegan Thanksgiving main dishes, vegan side dishes and vegan desserts sure to please even the most die-hard traditionalist. You won’t miss the meat or dairy with these delicious dishes on your vegan Thanksgiving table.

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Vegan Cheese – Soy/Nut Free Chickpea Vegan Pepper Jack Cheese

Vegan Cheese – Soy/Nut Free Chickpea Vegan Pepper Jack Cheese

| 10/22/2017 | Reply

This spicy, flavorful vegan pepper jack cheese made out of chickpea flour is perfect for anyone sensitive or allergic to the standard vegan cheese recipes which contain soy or tree nuts. Based on a classic recipe for Burmese chickpea cheese, this kicked up “Debsterized” version of chickpea pepper jack cheese has a cheesier taste, and the tantalizing savory flavors of red pepper flakes and spicy Serrano pepper bits. Yummy!

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The Six Week Plant Based 6×6 Healthy Eating Challenge!

The Six Week Plant Based 6×6 Healthy Eating Challenge!

| 09/10/2017 | Reply

Most Americans do not get nearly enough antioxidant and fiber rich fruits and vegetables in their daily diet. Our 30 day challenge helps with that. The Six Times Six Healthy Eating Challenge focuses on increasing your intake of fruits and vegetables to six servings per day, six days of the week. Ready? Let’s go!

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The World’s Best Vegan Mac n Cheese for Real!

The World’s Best Vegan Mac n Cheese for Real!

| 07/18/2017 | 8 Replies

Tweet #vegan Vegan mac n cheese, vegan mac and cheese, vegan macaroni and cheese – whatever you want to call it, is one of the most popular dishes on the vegan dinner table. Why? Because! I mean who doesn’t like mac n cheese from childhood? We would have big pans of it at every family […]

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Spiced Banana Oatmeal Pancakes – Soy Fat Nut & Gluten Free

Spiced Banana Oatmeal Pancakes – Soy Fat Nut & Gluten Free

| 07/13/2016 | Reply

This recipe for spiced banana oatmeal vegan pancakes is ridiculously easy to make and whips up in your food processor in just a few minutes. As written the recipe makes 8-9 four-inch pancakes which was just right for the three of us. If your family is larger, or you want mix left for the next day, or you want bigger pancakes, feel free to double the recipe.  The list of ingredients is short, and nothing fancy or a challenge to find. Give them a try!

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