The Super Easy Vegetarian Protein Chili Recipe

Vegetarian Protein Chili Recipe

I am a runner, a vegetarian and I exercise on a regular basis, so I crave protein all day long. This recipe is an overload of protein, is very healthy, and is relatively cheap to make. – 2 can of black beans – 1 can of red beans – 1 can of kidney beans – […]

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

I didn’t feel like spending a whole lot of time last night figuring out what to cook so I saw what I had on hand and a few things popped out.. Lentils, Black Beans, Onions, Cayenne Pepper, Tomatoes, Carrots.. GARLIC!! Yep.. so I got em out and threw together a simple yet tasty soup! Ingredients: […]

Basic Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Well guess what I did.. I sort of made a mess of my pumpkin pies. Tried a new recipe out accidentally read something wrong and added too much liquid so my pies didn’t set completely. They set enough but they were still a tad too wiggly. Well naturally I got frustrated.. Okay I was PISSED! […]

Double Dark Chocolate Cookies

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Image Source Yields: 3 Dozen (Give or take a few) 2 Cups Extra Dark Chocolate Chips 2 Tablespoons water 6 Tablespoons Vegan Butter (Earth Balance Buttery Spread) 3/4 Cup sugar 1/2 Teaspoon salt 2 Eggs worth of Egg Replacer (Bobs Red Mill All Natural Egg Replacer) 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/4 Cups unsifted all-purpose flour […]

The New Vegan

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I’ve been re-evaluating my choices in life lately and being Vegan is one thing that really came up. Not in the sense that I desire NOT to be Vegan but more so on Why I am Vegan, wanting to network more with others who choose a plant-based diet and expanding my knowledge on the subject. […]

Stuffed Shells with Arrabbiata Sauce

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I really didn’t want the same old food for my birthday so I flipped through some cookbooks and this yummy recipe from Chloe Coscarelli’s book Chloe’s Kitchen and knew I had to try it. I usually get asked if everything is ‘VEGAN’ with that attitude like eww it’s going to kill me… No Honey the […]

McDonalds – It’s What’s For Dinner Too Often!

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A recent child custody case involved a meal at McDonald’s. A father who was attempting to make better food choices for his son, refused to take that son to McDonald’s for dinner, offering him instead several other options. The son threw such a fit that the father ultimately said it would be one of the […]

Egg and Honey Alternatives, and Chocolate

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Eggs are slightly less obvious in how to replace them, though good alternatives are possible in most dishes, and vegan cakes are lovely, doing brilliantly without eggs or dairy. Where to look: Next to similar products, and in “Free From”, Asian and organic sections in supermarkets. Allergan, Ener-G and Organ egg-replacer are available from most […]

Dairy Alternatives – Using and Buying

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Plant-based alternatives to dairy products are available all over the world, especially in health food shops and large supermarkets. You can use them in nearly all the ways you would use standard dairy products, the exception being in coffee, where they tend to curdle unless the coffee is already at drinking temperature. Where to look […]

Basic Vegan Nutrition

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Veganism is often heralded as a very healthy way to eat. It certainly can be, and has more chance of being so than standard western eating habits. It avoids many of the dangers of omnivorous diets, as well as containing much better quantities of most essential nutrients. However, there are still some key nutrients we […]