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Creamy Red Chard Pasta by Isa

I picked up this beautiful bundle of fresh rainbow chard at our farmer's market the other day - wasn't sure what I would do with it, but I just couldn't resist the colorful pink, orange and yellow stems. I finally decided on this "Creamy Red Chard Pasta" by Isa Chandra Moskowitz and it was wonderful!… Continue reading Creamy Red Chard Pasta by Isa

Burgers and Sandwiches · Main dishes · Recipes

Easy Black Bean Burgers from PlantPure

Summer is here! One of our favorite weekly dinners is a veggie burger, loaded with toppings, served with baked fries or roasted vegetables - the combo is just so good. These healthy black bean burgers from the PlantPure Nation Cookbook, by Kim Campbell, are quick to assemble, flavorful and hearty. They are filled with beans,… Continue reading Easy Black Bean Burgers from PlantPure

Main dishes · Recipes · Soups and Stews

Slow-Cooker White-Bean Chili (vegan)

Weeknights can be so busy. Between softball practice carpool, piano lessons, work and general home duties, using the slow-cooker is sometimes my best bet for getting a healthy meal on our table. Tonight is White-Bean Chili night! Here is the link to the White-Bean Chili recipe and the cookbook, The PlantPure Nation Cookbook, by Kim… Continue reading Slow-Cooker White-Bean Chili (vegan)

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Slow-Cooker BBQ Jackfruit with Coleslaw

Have you tried jackfruit yet? We have a local vegan cafe that features jackfruit tacos and I've noticed other places offering it too. Jackfruit is a large (about 20-50 lbs!), sustainable fruit that grows in tropical and subtropical climates. The young jackfruit has a mild flavor and shreds like meat, so it is a perfect… Continue reading Slow-Cooker BBQ Jackfruit with Coleslaw

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Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

When I first started cooking plant-based meals, I wanted to find an alfredo that my family would love. So, I found my way to this Cauli-power Fettuccine Alfredo recipe from Oh She Glows. I was amazed when the cauliflower magically blended into this silky sauce with all of the creaminess I craved, without the saturated… Continue reading Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce