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Southwestern Quinoa Sweet Potato Casserole

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Yesterday I woke up with a plan…stuffed bell peppers. A series of events took place forcing me to come up with another plan. I have one of those personalities that when something gets in my head I am going to … Continue reading

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Oriental Sweet Potato Fries

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Hi kids, Felipe here making a rare fill in appearance for the vegan master chef here at DFV.  I had an epic haus frau fail in the supply department, we’ve ran out of cashew cream and cashews.  This has thwarted … Continue reading

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Roasted Potatoes Cajun Style

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Until making the Cajun loaf I had never made anything I would consider Cajun before. The original loaf recipe sounded interesting and I wanted to continue with the theme so I did a search for Cajun Style potato recipes. More … Continue reading

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Red Lentils with Green Olives

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My mother in law, Mary, is a pretty outstanding cook. One of my favorite dishes she makes is Gandules (pigeon peas) which she learned to make from her mother, Mama.  While Mama was still alive I was fortunate enough to … Continue reading

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Stuffing With Field Roast Apple Sage Sausage

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I love stuffing! Always have. This is one of my favorite dishes to make for Thanksgiving, especially when there are meat eaters because they devour it. Proof that you don’t need to cook a bird to get amazing stuffing! 1 … Continue reading

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Green Bean Casserole

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Green Bean Casserole is one of my fav’s and here is my vegan take on it. Ingredients: 1 lb green beans 6 oz pearl onions (I bought the kind that were already peeled) 1 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves … Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus and Chanterelle’s

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Have I mentioned before how much I love mushrooms? I also love asparagus and this dish puts them both together. Delicious!  Plus super simple! Umm…I’ve been up since 3 AM and don’t have much else to say. Enjoy the rest … Continue reading

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Potato and Garbanzo Bean Croquettes

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So have you ever created a dish based on a condiment that you were craving? Well that is how this appetizer came to be. A few weeks back I had a taste of Trader Joe’s new cocktail sauce on my … Continue reading

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Mandarin Edamame Relish

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  Use this relish over a salad, on lettuce wraps, in spring rolls, with rice noodles for an asian style pasta salad or over mushrooms.  11 oz can mandarin oranges in light syrup 1/2 cup shelled cooked edamame 1 diced … Continue reading

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Cucumber Salsa

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  It was taco night with an Asian flair at the DFV house so I needed a salsa to top them that fit the theme.  This is really light and tasty.  Some other ideas to use it for is on … Continue reading

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