Vegan Peanut Butter Banana French Toast

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This vegan French toast is made with crusty bread slices slathered in a creamy peanut butter banana batter and grilled to perfection. I’m sharing a revamped version of an old recipe today. Monday. I recently learned that this is normally a Thursday thing. Seriously, this is how out of touch I am. Aside from the… 

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How to Cook Crispy, Delicious Tofu: A Step by Step Tutorial

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Not sure how to cook tofu? This step-by-step tutorial will have you cooking restaurant-worthy tofu that’s deliciously crisp on the outside, while moist and tender on the inside. A few months ago, I received an excited phone call from my mom, informing me that my dad was going to be out for the evening, so… 

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Cherry Lemon Granola

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Crunchy oats are tossed with coconut and pecans, baked up with lemon juice and zest, and tossed with dried cherries in this refreshing lemon granola. I gave out granola instead of cookies this past holiday season. I figured everyone would have enough cookies on their hands and appreciate some breakfast. People’s reactions were a bit… 

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Sweet Potato Club with Cilantro Lime Cashew Mayo

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This hearty vegan club sandwich is made with slabs of smoky, spicy roasted sweet potatoes, lettuce, tomato and cilantro lime cashew mayo, piled between slices of toasty bread. For a few nights in a row now I’ve made cold food that I thought was “springy” for dinner, only to end up cranky and not really… 

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Caribbean Bean Soup with Collards

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This hearty Caribbean inspired soup is made with red and black beans and collard greens, simmered in a coconut milk broth, flavored with lime juice and Jamaican jerk seasoning. I apologize in advance. From the second I decided to make this soup, a modified rendition of Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run) started running… 

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Curried Quinoa Fried Rice

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Quinoa is seasoned with curry powder and stir fried with veggies and chickpeas in this Indian twist on quinoa fried rice. In my previous home, I had two cabinets in my kitchen. Not like, two and a little cubby, shelf or extra little cabinet on top of the stove, but two. Total. For dishes, food… 

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Roasted Vegetable Sandwiches with Roasted Garlic Avocado Aioli

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These hearty roasted vegetable sandwiches are made with broccoli, peppers, mushrooms and onions, all stuffed into a baguette that’s been slathered with rich and flavorful roasted garlic aioli. I know. You’ve seen a million roasted veggie sandwich recipes. Who am I to offer up another one? Here’s the thing though: these roasted vegetable sandwiches are… 

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