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Biscuits and Mushroom Gravy

You read it right, gluten free and vegan. Life does not suck. Biscuits and Mushroom Gravy Serves 4-6 people Gluten free Nut free Soy free if using soy free Earth Balance buttery spread and omit the soy sauce Biscuits 3/4 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 cup tapioca flour (130g) 1 cup rice flour (170g) 2 teaspoons baking powder (10g) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda…

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Stir Fried Thai Basil with Tofu and Eggplant

Thai people migrated south from China approximately 4,000 years ago. Because of that, Thai cuisine is influenced by Chinese methods like stir frying. Indian and Middle Eastern flavors have also played a part in Thai cuisine from foreign trade and the Spice Trade route (established during the late 1400’s) Thai cuisine can be divided into 4 regions; Northern (Chiang Mai), North Eastern (Isaan), Central (Bangkok) and Southern. This dish is from…

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Szechuan Stir-Fry with Fiery Peanut Sauce

Feel free to vary the vegetables according to your personal taste and their availability. The amount of heat in this dish can be controlled by the amount of red pepper flakes added. Strips of extra-firm tofu are a pleasant foil for the spicy sauce. Ingredients: 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup wheat-free tamari 2 tablespoon rice vinegar 2 teaspoon natural sugar 1 teaspoon ketchup 1 clove garlic,…

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A Millet Moo-Free Burger

  Here’s an easy recipe for some delish burger patties from our newest HappyCow blogger, Julie – www.juliehyde.net Makes: 4 burger patties Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients ¼ cup of millet 1 cup of water 1 carrot washed, peeled and grated 1 potato washed, peeled and grated 1 onion diced 2 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoon of wholemeal spelt flour 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive…

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Meatless Mondays: Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Here’s a simple recipe for some wholesome Blueberry Streusel Muffins you can make in under an hour. Ingredients 1 cup vanilla soy milk 1 small container unsweetened applesauce 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup white flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/3 cup sugar 3 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup organic blueberries Streusel topping 1 tablespoon Earth Balance spread, or vegan margarine 1/4 cup flour 3 tablespoon packed…

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Kari Laksa: Spicy Coconut Laksa with Green Beans, Fried Tofu, Bean Sprouts

Laksa pronounced “lak-sah” is a spicy noodle soup commonly found in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Each state and country has its own version of laksa and ingredients and each argue that theirs is the best version. The Laksa Effect – You know you got your Laksa recipe down when you or your guests start slurping, wiping their brow and runny noses throughout the meal! Lengthy discussions and comparisons often occur over which…

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Kale Avocado Salad With Miso

Does the world need another massaged kale salad recipe? Without a doubt! One can’t have enough kale. Even my kids have fallen under its spell. They love Brendan Brazier’s sour cream kale chips, but they also love this salad. Couple weeks ago I invited a friend over for dinner and made this salad to accompany our mains. My friend watch with amusement as my husband, kids and I fought over…

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Meatless Monday/ Recipes/ Veganism

Tuna Salad that will make you AND the tuna happy campers

This recipe is one that should be in everyone’s meatless repertoire. Whip it up the next time you are pressed for time and need a tasty meatless meal. Garbanzo Tuna Salad  3 cups cooked garbanzo beans (530g) 1 cup carrot, grated (85g) 1/4 cup red onion, diced (30g) 1/2 cup celery, diced (60g) 1 teaspoon mustard (4g) 1/2 cup vegan mayo (120g) 2 teaspoon dulse flakes (4g) 1/2 teaspoon salt (3g)…

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Meatless Monday: Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Apple, Parsley, and Pecan

  It’s the best day of the week! Happy Monday all you Cowlings! You know you love a good grilled cheese. If you’re vegan you know you miss a good grilled cheese. Miss no longer – here is a vegan grilled cheese recipe that will make you forget you’re vegan. Quickly, go make this and weep with joy 🙂 Serves 1 (you may want to make 2 while you’re at…

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Sweet Potato Casserole for You and Yours

So much of our holiday consumption seems saturated with meat. Our relatives and loved ones often talk of the effort they put into their turkey, or the pot roast they’re cooking up just in time for their children to fly home. On the other hand, animal-friendly food prep seems to get so little love during this time of warmth. A dish that has always been a hit with my family,…

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