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Thai Red Curry With Tofu, Veggies and Sweet Potato [Vegan]

This vegan dish is low-cal, low-fat, heart-healthy and eco-friendly.  It’s also spicy, zesty, and deliciously filling! Enjoy a taste of Thailand; the land of Buddha and smiles. Ingredients (serves 2): 1/2 cup light coconut milk (several brands sell low-cal, low-fat options) 1-2 tbsp Thai red curry paste 1/2 cup vegetable stock 1/2 cup water 2/3 […]

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Vegan Tempeh and Quinoa Bowl with Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

This spicy, nutty, zesty and healthy tempeh bowl was inspired by the rice bowls made at Fresh restaurants.  With tempeh, quinoa and veggies, it’s the perfect mix of protein, carb and veggies.  Enjoy! Ingredients (serves 2): 2/3 block of organic tempeh (recommend Henry’s), cut into strips 2 servings of quinoa (1/4 or 1/3 cup) veggies […]

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Vegan Broccoli Mac n’ Cheese with Spicy Tofu

Introducing vegan comfort food at it’s finest!  This delicious mac n’ “cheese” sauce tastes deliciously authentic.  Paired with steamed broccoli and spicy tofu steaks, it is simply irresistible. Ingredients (serves 2-3): extra firm, low-fat tofu olive oil paprika and cayenne pepper to taste 2 cups whole wheat, protein-rich pasta two heads of broccoli, cut into […]

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New Bikes out of Old Cars

There are few things sadder than a junk yard full of broken down old cars.  They’re like rusty souvenirs of the failed (and continuously failing) American dream.  Not only did these poor machines unknowingly burn up our skies, but they weren’t made to last or have second lives. That’s why this  company’s project is so […]

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30 Delicious Vegan Meals You Can Make In Under 30 Minutes!

As proof that plants-based diets are in no way a sacrifice of taste, or a drain on your time to plan and prepare, this site lists 30 wonderful vegan options that are super simple to make: 30 Delicious Vegan Meals You Can Make in Under 30 Minutes   Vegan or vegetarian diets are not only fabulously […]

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Tofu Shish Kebabs and Greek Potatoes

These are two very easy and delectable vegan dishes to make.  The crispy tofu and veggies complement the juicy, flavourful potatoes nicely.  A healthy pairing of carb, protein and veggie! TOFU SHISH KEBABS Ingredients: 1 package extra firm, low-fat tofu, cut into cubes olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon thyme 1 teaspoon […]

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Curried Tempeh and Tabouleh Quinoa

These two flavourful vegetarian/vegan dishes are protein-rich and tread lightly on the earth.  A wonderful mix of spice and savour. CURRIED TEMPEH Ingredients: a few tablespoons olive oil onion, chopped 1 tsp curry powder 1 tsp garam masala 1 tsp cumin a dash of cayenne pepper 1 tomato, chopped 1/2 cup vegetable stock a few […]

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North African Tofu with Chickpeas

This tomato, zucchini, and chickpea dish is a hearty, healthy, and exotic treat for your taste buds.  It’s vegan and environmentally friendly! Ingredients: 16 oz extra-firm, low fat tofu, cut into strips 2 tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cups canned diced tomatoes, with liquid 1 cup dry white wine 1 cup vegetable […]

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Herbivore Shepherd’s Pie

On cold winter nights, warm up with this healthy and hearty comfort food.  It’s a rich, delicious, and eco-friendly vegetarian meal.  It can also be made vegan simply by removing the Parmesan cheese option. Ingredients 3 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes 1 (340-g) package Yves Veggie Ground Round olive oil 1 onion, chopped […]

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Hearty Vegetarian Chili

Ingredients 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped cilantro leaves, finely chopped 1.5 orange or yellow peppers, chopped ½ zucchini, chopped 2 tbsp salsa 1 can diced tomatoes 1 can red kidney beans 1 can pinto beans 1 can of whole kernel corn […]

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