Vegan Peanut Butter Banana French Toast


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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