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Vegan Appetizer Recipe: Eggplant Caponata with Crostini

Vegan Appetizer Recipe: Eggplant Caponata with Crostini

Santa Margherita vegan wines have created this delicious recipe that pairs perfectly with Santa Margherita Chianti Classico Riserva – an intense ruby-colored wine characterized by vigorous tannins and fresh acidity, followed by an aroma of forest fruits and sweet spice against a backdrop of herbs and autumn leaves. INGREDIENTS, Serves 8 • 1 large eggplant, cubed and roasted • 2 […]

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Why is Eggplant Good For You?

Why is Eggplant Good For You?

By Dr. Mercola Eggplant is a popular part of Indian, Middle Eastern, and Chinese cuisines, but in the US the average American eats less than one pound per year. They are, perhaps, the least popular member of the Solanaceae family, which includes tomatoes, pepper, and potatoes, as well as some poisonous plants like Deadly Nightshade. For centuries, in fact, especially […]

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Vegan Dinner Recipe: Eggplant Rollatini

Vegan Dinner Recipe: Eggplant Rollatini

This Italian-style eggplant dish is usually filled with bread crumbs and cheeses. This version uses a savory millet and spinach filling–seasoned with fresh basil, and baked and topped with tomato sauce. This can stand alone or be served with a salad. Ingredients, Serves 4 • 3 whole cloves garlic, plus 4 cloves, peeled and minced • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy […]

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Vegan Recipe: Barbecued Eggplant Steaks

Vegan Recipe: Barbecued Eggplant Steaks

Eggplants are rich with certain antioxidants, which help fight free radicals in your body! Eggplant absorbs flavors beautifully; in this recipe it is paired with barbecue sauce to create the perfect side dish or entrée. Ingredients, Makes 4 servings 1 medium eggplant salt nonstick cooking spray bottled vegan barbecue sauce, as needed Preparation Cut eggplant into 1/2-inch slices and sprinkle […]

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Vegan Dinner Recipe: Stuffed Eggplant

Vegan Dinner Recipe: Stuffed Eggplant

This healthy and savory recipe is adapted from Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook: Over 300 Recipes for Plant-Based Eating All Through the Year. In addition to being low calorie and featuring a host of vitamins and minerals, eggplant also contains important flavonoids and phytonutrients with antioxidant activity. Ingredients, serves 4 2 cups Vegetable Stock 1 cinnamon stick 1/4 teaspoon […]

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Vegan Dinner Recipe: Eggplant Lasagna

Vegan Dinner Recipe: Eggplant Lasagna

Tender slices of eggplant take the place of pasta in this lasagna making it quite high in fiber. This recipe includes many flavorful and healthful herbs and spices, including oregano—a powerful source of antioxidants. This dish can be assembled ahead of time and baked just before serving. Serve with polenta or sourdough bread and a green salad. Ingredients, Makes 8 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Vegetable Fajitas with Brown Rice

Vegan Recipe: Vegetable Fajitas with Brown Rice

This Indian-inspired dish takes Tex Mex fajitas to a whole new flavor profile. It is great served with rice, beans, chapatis, tortillas, and chutney. Ingredients, Makes 4 servings 2 potatoes 1 red pepper 10 okra 10 mushrooms 1 medium eggplant 1 cup vegetable of your choice, such as squash or cauliflower 1 onion, sliced 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 teaspoons […]

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Introducing VegReady Shelf-stable Plant-based Meals

Introducing VegReady Shelf-stable Plant-based Meals

VegReady meals are ready-to-eat, shelf stable meals that are made with powerhouse ingredients like quinoa, lentils, spinach and ratatouille. They include one main tray, one side, and one sauce, and unlike other vegan meal options, they don’t need to be refrigerated or heated! The company’s mission is to help 2 million people eat just 2 more plant-based meals per week […]

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¡Salud! Vegan Mexican Cookbook from Chef Eddie Garza

¡Salud! Vegan Mexican Cookbook from Chef Eddie Garza

“Mexican food has always been my go-to comfort food. And with ¡Salud! Vegan Mexican Cookbook, Eddie shows us that we can enjoy the rich flavors of Mexico in a healthful way that not only nourishes the soul, but our entire body.” —María Celeste Arrarás, Puerto Rican broadcast journalist, winner of the 2001 PETA Humanitarian Award. Tamales. Enchiladas. Churros. There are […]

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Pairing Wine with Your Favorite Summer Meals and Desserts

Pairing Wine with Your Favorite Summer Meals and Desserts

When you think about all the fabulous meals and desserts you plan on whipping up this summer, do you also think of the beverage that will pair best with it? Often it’s nice to bring out that perfect bottle of wine that really sets off the flavors and various notes in your meals, helping everything to just seem livelier. Of […]

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