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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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Apple Cinnamon Protein Pancakes [Vegan]

These yummy breakfast bites are vegan, low sugar/fat and packed full of protein.  Mornings have never tasted so sweet! Ingredients: 1 cup Bob’s Red Mill 10 Grain Organic Pancake and Waffle Mix 2 tbsp Flax seed saigon cinnamon 1 package Splenda sweetener (optional) 1 scoop vegan/vegetarian protein powder (chocolate tastes best) 1 cup water olive oil […]

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Vegetarian “Facon” B.L.T. and Caesar Salad

This simple recipe for tempeh “bacon” is nearly perfect, with that warm comfort-food taste that many vegetarians or vegans might miss. It makes for a wonderful T.L.T. (tempeh-lettuce-tomato) sandwich, and the “facon” can be cut up into small pieces and served on top of vegan caesar salad. Delicious, healthy, and eco-friendly! Ingredients for “Facon”: organic […]

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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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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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“What we don’t want to know about chicken and fish”

Arguably, the most important reasons for choosing a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle are environmental and social (see Fresh Foods), or health-related (see Whole Foods, Plant-Based Cures).  However, ‘what we don’t want to know’ about the harvesting of what many people consider the ‘not-really meats’, chicken and fish, is undeniably harrowing.  The following post by Sarah […]

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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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NASA Makes 100% Vegan Menu for Mission to Mars

NASA is planning to send manned missions to Mars in the 2030s, and the lucky astronauts will be eating a 100% vegan diet!  NASA’s Advanced Food Technology (AFT) project is actively researching and preparing over 100 vegan recipes to send up to the red planet. The astronauts will enjoy a healthy array of fresh fruits […]

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