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Meatless Monday: Red Lentil Dal

I have made many dals, they are a key part of the vegan detox that I do a few times a year. To my understanding, dal is a staple in most Indian households and just like curry blends, each cook has his/her own variation with endless possibilities.┬áDal is usually made from yellow or red lentils┬áseasoned […]

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Meatless Monday: Zucchini and Chickpea Couscous

It is that time of year when zucchini is very abundant. One of the many nice things about zucchini is its versatility. It can be made into cakes and cookies and it can be used in countless savory recipes. Always trying to pump up the vegetable consumption in this house, I added some sauteed onion, […]

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Meatless Monday – Quinoa Patties

This recipe was inspired by a pin I found on pinterest. The original recipe is from Spoon, Fork and Bacon. I've been making these a lot this summer. There's been no complaints and loads of compliments. It's a very versatile recipe in that any good quality cheese works and you can also add other vegetables […]

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Meatless Monday: Easy Potato and Spinach Curry

To quote my six year-old, "You will love this!" Prepared easily in one pot, this curry is terrific served over rice or with pitas. As an added bonus, it freezes and reheats well so feel free to double the batch. Potato and Spinach Curry Serves 4 Do not be put off by the ingredient list. […]

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Meatless Monday: Sunday Brunch Asparagus

This is one of my favorite recipes for steamed or roasted asparagus. It's perfect for a spring brunch. This would also be delicious as a Meatless Monday dinner item alongside a nice salad and roasted potatoes. Asparagus Salad with Almonds, Eggs and Parsley with a Whole Grain Mustard Vinaigrette 2 Tbsp. whole grain mustard (Dijon […]

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Meatless Monday: Romesco, a Rite of Spring

Romesco sauce originates from Spain and is one of my favorite schmootzes. Usually it's enjoyed in the spring as a sauce for grilled spring onions. I've seen versions of it made with walnuts, almonds and pine nuts or a combination of all of them. Since my other favorite schmootz is muhammara is made with walnuts; […]

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Meatless Monday: Kid-Approved Sweet Potato Hummus

I’ve got a house full of dippers/grazers and after the success of Fatima’s Salad, I thought a hummus-centered dinner might fit the bill and I am happy to report that 3 out of 4 kiddos (including Marco) were on board. Allow me to introduce classic hummus meets beta-carotene, in the form of sweet potatoes. The […]

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Meatless Monday: Banana Almond Vegan “Ice Cream”

During my vegan detox, one thing that I missed was ice cream. I come from a long line of ice cream lovers and knew that I would have to come up with a plan to fill the ice cream void. Canned coconut milk is a luxurious ingredient, it adds an unmistakable richness to Thai and […]

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