Category: Dinner

Vegan Recipe: Beer-Marinated Portobello Tacos with Avocado Corn Salsa

Vegan Recipe: Beer-Marinated Portobello Tacos with Avocado Corn Salsa

  Guess what? Marinating food in beer isn’t just for meat anymore! Woohoo! What that means for us is that we can drench meaty chunks of portobello mushrooms in beer and other spices, pan-fry them, and throw them in tacos, smothered in avocado-corn salsa. Sound too good to be true? It’s not. Get over your astonishment, pop open a bottle […]

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Vegan Recipe: Black Bean Chili

Vegan Recipe: Black Bean Chili

From Forks Over Knives Family The ingredient list here might look a little long, but please don’t let that stop you from trying this delectable chili. There are only a few steps, and it is so chock full of vegetables, beans, and greens that all you need is some simple steamed grains or warm tortillas on the side to make […]

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Vegan Recipe: Pita Bread Pizzas

Vegan Recipe: Pita Bread Pizzas

By Vicki Brett-Gach, a Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach These Vegan Pita Bread Pizzas were born after an unusually long and exhausting day. Necessity is the mother of invention, and this pizza variation could not be easier. The key is loads of fresh toppings and contrasting flavors – the more the better. That first night these easy pizzas were the solution to […]

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RECIPE: Vegan Pho to Keep You Warm this Winter

RECIPE: Vegan Pho to Keep You Warm this Winter

Courtesy of Chef Pat Lee | Austin, Texas With cooler weather on the horizon pho is an excellent dish for a cold day. While most pho is made with a beef, chicken, or fish-based broth, Austin-based restaurant PhoNatic is quite a popular spot for vegans and vegetarians because it is one of the only Vietnamese restaurants in Austin to offer a true […]

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Vegan Recipe: Green Bean and Mango Salad

Vegan Recipe: Green Bean and Mango Salad

By Jessica Nadel who is the author of Greens 24/7 cookbook and writes the popular blog Cupcakes and Kale. Whenever I go out for Thai food, I always order a mango salad—and I always wish it contained more greens than just a sprig or two of cilantro. This gluten-free salad fixes that with lots of green beans. Serves 6 | Ready In: 15 minutes […]

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Recipe: Easy Vegan Potato Curry

Recipe: Easy Vegan Potato Curry

By SweetLancey.com I love this recipe for a few reasons. 1: It involves potato, which is always a good thing in my book. 2: It has an Indian flavor which tastes great. 3: It’s healthy and has no sugar added. 4: It’s quick and easy to make. 5: It’s vegan, gluten free, and involves mustard seeds, which I would take […]

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Vegan Recipe: Risotto with Fresh Asparagus and Baby Peas

Vegan Recipe: Risotto with Fresh Asparagus and Baby Peas

By Vicki Brett-Gach, a Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach Prized for its very high starch content, short-grain arborio rice is commonly used to make risotto because it absorbs liquids and flavors so beautifully. It’s a key element in creating the creamy texture that makes risotto…well, risotto. While the rice cooks gently in a savory mixture of hot broth and white wine, […]

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Vegan Dinner Recipe: Grilled Vegetable Panzanella

Vegan Dinner Recipe: Grilled Vegetable Panzanella

This grilled bread salad puts a bumper crop of summer squash to good use in the form of a classic summer dish. Feel free to substitute other vegetables in this recipe; eggplant, red onion and asparagus would all be great additions. Ingredients: 1 demi whole wheat baguette (about 6 inches long), cut into 1/2-inch slices 1 medium zucchini, cut into […]

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Vegan Recipe: Walnut Thyme Fennel Leek Casserole

Vegan Recipe: Walnut Thyme Fennel Leek Casserole

This fennel with leek main course dish is easy to prepare and fennel’s unique aromatic taste makes it an ideal accompaniment too.  Fennel is rich in dietary fiber, phytonutrients and antioxidants. Ingredients: 1 fennel, sliced, with bottom and inner core removed 2 leeks, stripped, quartered and diced 5 tablespoons of walnut oil 1 onion, diced 13.5 ounces coconut milk, rich and […]

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Vegan Recipe: Chimichurri Grilled Tofu

Vegan Recipe: Chimichurri Grilled Tofu

Here’s an appealing vegan dish for the grilling season from House Foods. Tofu is marinated in chimichurri — an Argentinian herb sauce that’s usually served with steak — and then grilled.  Serve sliced avocado to round out the meal. Ingredients, Makes 4-6 servings 1 pkg House Foods Premium or Organic Tofu Extra Firm, patted dry 1 bunch flat leaf parsley […]

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