It’s all about the sides!

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No.. I don’t miss having turkey on Thanksgiving. I get asked that a lot but honestly, it’s really about the sides anyway. That’s where the creativity, variety and flavors come in. There are so many favorites from stuffing to sweet potatoes with marshmallows! This year my Mom asked me to make a couple additions to her huge layout; in particular, a […]

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Sprouted Chick Pea – Red Pepper Hummus


Vegans and hummus go hand in hand. More frequently than not, it’s our saviour. Well.. mine anyway. It’s like a safe food. Non-vegans generally adore it and so will offer it as a snack at parties. Many restaurants will carry it, especially the Mediterranean ones and for sure.. a falalfa place is always nearby. In New york at least! Hummus […]

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Buffalo Cauliflower bites


Let’s cut to the chase- you could make anything “buffalo” style, serve it with a great dip and it would taste good. Admit it! I have never seen such a reaction to my vegan food as with this picture. It’s not like my friends are about to become vegan (although a girl can wish) but moreso that they can see […]

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Vegan lasagna


I love making lasagna and have mastered it quite often and in all different ways- regular meat lasagna (yes before I went vegan), vegetarian lasagna, vegan lasagna, pasta-less lasagna and even raw lasagna! So I decided to have a mini vegan get together and I do not know what happened! I guess I got confused with all my lasagnas. I […]

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Vegan Bobó de Camarão


I love the memories of consistent home cooked meals with friends and family around. Growing up, this was more of a weekly event but later with my friends, I recall more of a monthly get together. What is especially on my mind is the times of hanging out with my Brazilian friends. One friend specifically, Janaina, did the cooking. Today […]

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Vegan day 99: VEGAN SANCOCHO

I have been spoiled for many years spending time with my best friend’s Colombian family. I have been able to try many dishes from Bandeja Paisa to SANCOCHO! (I’m going soon to the V-SPOT Cafe in Brooklyn- they finally re-opened and I promise I will blog about their VEGAN Bandeja Paisa if it is still on their menu). Sancocho was […]

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