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70 Years Ago: Vegan Cookbook No. 1: 70 Vegans In The UK

BE DISCERNING BE DETERMINED and dare to BE VEGAN! – G. Allan Henderson …… In 1944, 100% vegetarian Fay Keeling Henderson & G. Allan Henderson were the source of the new word ‘vegan’ – in collaboration with Dorothy and Donald Watson & other friends. Dorothy and Donald Watson are relatively well-known to the huge & diverse 2016 vegan community. Source – see p11 Today, with the help of items in our Ernest Bell Library…

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Creamed Tarragon Mushroom on Toast

Happy happy Monday to you! Here is the perfect appetizer recipe for all of your holiday get togethers (Monday or not). Make it with love and watch your peeps smile with yumminess. Now that’s giving! 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large shallot, minced 12 cups mushrooms, sliced (any variety will do) 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 12 turns cracked black pepper 1/4 cup white wine 1/3 cup coconut milk 2 tablespoons…

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A Vegan Booklet of 1655 – ……don’t think about ‘almost five o’clock’!

Roger Crab (born approx. 1621 – died September 11, 1680). Roger is the very first non-Asian ‘vegan’ / pure plant eater that we have come across to date in our research. Roger Crab was a very bizarre Englishman – he was – undefiled with blood – see below for his full epitaph. He was living a very ‘alternative’ & ‘close to vegan’ lifestyle more than 350 years ago. Roger had fought in the Parliamentary…

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Augason Farms Vegan Meats

Last week I went to Wal-Mart to buy a candy thermometer. While wandering around the kitchen ware section, I happened across an aisle filled with canning supplies i.e. glass mason jars and lids. Included in this aisle were 2 lb. plus cans of non-vegan dried eggs, meat, and pancake mix. Also included were dried fruit, vegetables and surprise-surprise, vegetarian meat. The meat included beef, taco meat, chicken, and bacon. With…

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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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Cheesy Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

Happy Meatless Monday everyone! There is nothing that screams comfort like a house filled with the smell of scalloped potatoes. This vegan recipe is just as satisfying and comforting as its non-vegan sisters and brothers. Make this for the picky eater in your life and you will have a new recipe to throw in your rotation. Cheesy Vegan Scalloped Potatoes Serves 6 – 8 Gluten free Nut free What You Need…

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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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Anatomy of a Wrap

I was wondering how to fix a healthy burrito that would satisfy my tastes as well as those of my vegan friends. “It would even be better”, I told my wife, “if I could make it without flour tortillas so my gluten-free friends could enjoy it too”. I had already decided to use a quinoa filling but needed something to replace the tortilla. My friend, Kris, shared his fresh collard…

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