Watermelon & Radish “Ceviche”

One part seasonal fruits, one part seasonal veggies, five parts summer.

Vanilla Coconut Milk & Yellow Curry Chana Dahl

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 …

Nigella’s Linguine with Lemon, Thyme and Garlic Mushrooms – Raw Vegan Style!

If you’ve never seen her in action, Nigella Lawson is the absolutely mesmerizing, gorgeous and passionate cook with a remarkable ability to make food porn borderline x-rated. Her Linguine with Lemon, Thyme and Garlic Mushrooms has long been one of my go-to recipes for entertaining because it’s super simple and addictively delicious. I usually make Continue Reading …

Bean Power! Black Bean, Avocado and Yellow Rice Salad

How do you people not snap at the millionth time some well-meaning carnie asks you where you get your protein? As someone who has a difficult time controlling her facial expressions, I have been known to emasculate a steak-eater or two just for that question. It’s not their fault; they’ve been conditioned to believe protein Continue Reading …

Salsa Sam’s Mango Salsa

Animal rights advocate and long time supporter and friend of The Vegan Project, Sam Shorkey (middle), is famous for her hilarious accents and her delicious salsas. We recently had a chance to sample one of her salsa specialties and managed to nag her into emailing us the recipe. It’s fresh and sweet take on salsa, Continue Reading …

Mexican Vegan Helper

There’s something so comforting about the combination of noodles and cheese, and many may be ashamed to admit having enjoyed some Hamburger Helper at some point in their lives. Perhaps because it brings back memories of childhood, or a more innocent time when we just ate the yummy things put in front of us without Continue Reading …

Julie Beyer’s Versatile White Bean Dip

One of the great things about Julie Beyer’s whole food recipes is their versatility. Many of her recipes can be adapted and combined with other recipes to make delicious and healthy creations. Case in point: her White Bean Dip. Start by making this basic recipe in a big batch, then spice it up with some Continue Reading …

Red Lentil Soup

Not long ago, we had the pleasure of doing Julie Beyer’s Whole Food Challenge, which included devouring some of her amazing (and amazingly good for you) recipes. Her RedLentilDelicious Soup was one of our favourites, and she’s letting us share the recipe with you!

Black Bean Soup

Black Bean Soup has always been one of my favourite one-pot-meals.  There are so many variations of this global staple, but my number one flavour combo is when black beans are combined with exotic spices and a little heat, creating a sumptuous union. Now, this soup does take a while to complete, though the prep Continue Reading …

Corn Pasta with Fennel, Cannellini Beans and Capers

I recently discovered corn pasta and was very pleased with how it turned out.  It cooked to al dente in 7 minutes, tasted great and it’s gluten-free!  I paired it with a fresh fennel-tomato-caper sauce with cannellini beans tossed in for added protein, and kept the seasoning simple with a bit of garlic, s&p, fresh Continue Reading …