Food

Vanilla Coconut Milk & Yellow Curry Chana Dahl

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A new summer staple, dal is is a dried pulse (lentil, pea, or a various type of bean), that has been split. The word is also used to name the stew prepared from them, a dish we often see in Indian, Nepali, and or/ Pakistani cuisine. Dal is an ideal source of protein for vegan Continue Reading …

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Peanutty Blondie Bars

Peanutty Blondie Bars

I know what you’re thinking…a dessert made with chickpeas?! Can they be tasty? Can they be decadent? YOU BET!

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Glory, glory, hallelujah! A 3-Day Juice Cleanse

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The words “juice”, and “juicing” meant something very different several years ago. In particular, if I think of juice consumption when I was young, the only thing that existed for me when I heard that word were beverages of the Sun Rype Variety (primarily orange and grapefruit.) Fast-forward to a few years after the juice Continue Reading …

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Blueberry Lemon Scones

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Tea time isn’t complete without flakey, buttery, crispy-on-the-outside and pillowy soft on the inside, scones. Now you might think you said goodbye to these (surprisingly easy-to-make) pastries when you went vegan, but I’m here to tell you that these Blueberry Lemon Scones meet all the above requirements and I defy anyone to call them out Continue Reading …

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Dijon-marinated “Cheesy” Tofu with Black Pepper

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This is an easy, nutrient-dense tofu dish that not only works well as a main, but re-heats perfectly and is delicious cold, in salads.

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Cadbury Creme Eggs: The Vegan Version

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Every year, around mid-March, grocery store shelves are stocked with the infamous Cadbury Creme Egg. They have been around since 1963, and over the years, Cadbury has introduced a multitude of flavors and variations. The eggs, which are made of milk chocolate and fondant (water and sugar), have become one of the most recognized parts Continue Reading …

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Tea Baggin’ with The Vegan Project

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All of us “socialites” here at The Vegan Project are admitted caffeine addicts.  In fact, as this very moment in blog writing history, Bridget and I (Sam) are enjoying a delicious cup of coffee at a quaint, west end coffee shop.  Espressos, dark chocolate mochas, soy americanos, almond milk lattes, matcha, black, herbal or green Continue Reading …

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Gluten Free Zucchini Muffins for Baby

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I am very proud of these muffins because they took me about a year of trying to get them just right. I am also proud because my son goes crazy for them. We usually eat them while listening to the song “The muffin man”. Ha ha. The quinoa makes them a great source of protein. The flax is Continue Reading …

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Salsa Sam Does Salsa-Inspired (no fat, no salt) Tofu!

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Well folks, I (Salsa Sam Shorkey) have perfected yet another delicious protein source for my competition dieting as a vegan bikini competitor.  It’s no surprise how much I love Mexican food.  And well, since I can’t hog out on chips & salsa these days, I can definitely salsa-up the copious amounts of tofu I’m eating.  Continue Reading …

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Breakfast Quinoa

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I’m not much a sweets person, but this dry and cold weather lately has me craving some stick-to-your-ribs hot cereal to warm my belly. Jay’s stepdad Ralph turned us on to sweet quinoa a while back, so I took it a step further with fruits, ginger and spices, and the result is a delicious and Continue Reading …

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