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Sriracha-Agave Baked Tofu Recipe

Sriracha-Agave Baked Tofu RecipeThis easy recipe for newbies to tofu comes courtesy of Nasoya. To learn more about Nasoya read this or visit their website. Dish Type: Entrée Difficulty Level: Beginner Product Type: You can use Extra Firm Tofu; Firm Tofu; or your other fave tofu. Diet Type: Vegan Ingredients: 1 package Nasoya Firm or Extra Firm tofu, well pressed 1/3+ cup Sriracha 1/3+ cup Agave Non-stick spray Make it tonight! Mix the Sriracha and agave together in a wide, shallow bowl. You don’t really need to measure it, just make sure you’re putting in equal parts of both. Taste test and adjust as necessary to ... [read more]

Vegan Thanksgiving Pie Recipe Round-up

Vegan Thanksgiving Pie Recipe Round-up Perfect Vegan Pie Crusts Many people are overwhelmed by the idea of homemade pie crusts. However, once you make a few, you'll see that it's easier than you thought and in no time at all you'll be a pro at making homemade vegan pie crusts. Remember, it's easy to add your own little touches to pie crusts. You can make the edges fancy or rustic or save some dough, cut it into shapes and place those shapes atop your finished pie. You can also add toppings, like vegan whipped cream or vegan ice cream or get super fancy by toasting nuts then tossing them on your pie. For example, ... [read more]

Simple Vegan Ice Cream Recipes

Simple Vegan Ice Cream Recipes It’s that time of year again – you know, when eating vegan ice cream is a perfectly acceptable part of your daily life as you try not to wilt in the heat. Got Vegan Ice Cream? Whether you can't find any vegan ice cream at a store near you or you just want more control over what goes into your food, creating your own ice cream is simple. I must confess: I did buy an ice cream maker. I got mine for £30 because it was inexpensive and had good reviews. Any basic ice cream maker should get the job done. Check out some good ice cream maker options. I also made use of my blender, ... [read more]

Fire-roasted tomato, beens n' greans stew with capers (vegan)

Fire-roasted tomato, beens n' greans stew with capers (vegan)Article by Claire Suellentrop I created this recipe in an effort to help my mom get some more greens into her system (she doesn't like leafy veggies unless they've been cooked into something). And, surprise, she actually loved this stew! So, hey, it may be a game-changer if you have a picky eater in your family, as well. The original post can be found on the blog I manage, Eat Well. Party Hard. Fire-roasted tomato, beans n' greens stew with capers Serves 6-8 2 c navy beans 3 carrots, roughly chopped 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp thyme 1 tbsp liquid smoke 1 ... [read more]

50 Vegan Popsicle Recipes

50 Vegan Popsicle Recipes Homemade vegan popsicles have many benefits, such as a lower cost than store-bought, less waste and healthier ingredients. Plus, you can be sure the popsicles you're getting are 100% vegan, since you make them yourself. Below are about 50+ refreshing vegan popsicles you can make all summer long. Learn about popsicle molds for vegan popsicles. Vegan Fruit & Veggie Popsicles It's easy to make ANY sort of fruit of veggie pop you like. Simply combine one cup of fruit and/or veggies with 3 ice cubes or 1/3 cup of water. You can adjust the produce content as needed and add agave or organic ... [read more]

Vegan "Chicken" Pot Pie

Vegan "Chicken" Pot Pie Recipe: Vegan "Chicken" Pot Pie Above - "Chicken" Pot Pies Adapted from: gardein Pot Pie Suitable for: Vegans and everyone else Serves: Made about 8 mini pot pies (using 4 inch by 4 inch individual pie plates) - but servings depend on how flat you roll your dough and how full you fill your pie plates. Gear you'll need Bowl and rolling pin for pie crust Measuring cups, measure spoons Pan for roux Pot for broth Pot for "chicken" and veggie mixture Mini pie plates - mine are 4 inch by 4 inch. You could also make a big 9 inch pie if you like. *If you do this, you'll need to serve in bowls, not ... [read more]

Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes

Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes Disclaimer: I write for the site (Inhabitots) featured below, but I thought that everyone here would love this recipe idea, hence the post. This recipe video for Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes is hosted by my editor's adorable kid and it's easy enough for anyone to follow. To get printable instructions and see more cupcake images check out: HOW TO: Make Vegan Red Velvet Cupcakes For A Green Valentine’s Day Treat. ... [read more]

Vegan Pie Crust Tutorial and Tips

Vegan Pie Crust Tutorial and Tips A lot of people I know panic if you even mention, "Pie crusts." Say, "Vegan pie crusts" and people really flip out. In reality, pie crusts, even vegan pie crusts, aren't that hard to make. Once you get the hang of making pie crusts they're really easy to throw together for fruit pies and other dessert pies, dinner pies such as vegetable pie or you can use pie crust dough to make pop tarts, veggie "hot pockets" and much more. Below are some helpful FAQs and after that, I've included a basic vegan pie crust making tutorial... What's the number one vegan pie crust tip? The best ... [read more]

Tofu-free Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Tofu-free Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe: Organic Vegan Pumpkin Pie (tofu-free) Suitable for: Vegans and everyone else Serves: Makes 2 regular sized pumpkin pies or 4 mini pies. NOTE: This recipe makes enough pumpkin filling for 2 regular (8-9 inch) pies, BUT they will be thin - as in you'll have less than an inch of filling, but being as this is a rich tasting filling I like that. If you want thicker pies, make a double batch of the filling. I don't really love pumpkin pie made with tofu, so this year I set out to make a pie that was tofu free. This pie is very creamy, tastes awesome and will please all pie lovers. Crust ... [read more]

Homemade Vegan Organic Toaster Pastries

Homemade Vegan Organic Toaster Pastries  Recipe: Organic Pop Tarts / Pastries Suitable for: Vegans and everyone else. Recipe size: This recipe made 4 regular sized pop tarts and 3 mini tarts. I only made a half batch because this was a test. To make a full batch double the ingredients below. Why make these? As a kid I REALLY liked those oh so bad for you toaster pastries. The kind with the cream icing. I've been trying to figure out a good way to make them homemade. Also, I was seriously craving green apple something today, but not a whole pie. They did not turn out exactly right though, because for them to be ... [read more]

Organic Vegan Mocha Frappuccino - That's Actually Thick

Organic Vegan Mocha Frappuccino - That's Actually ThickRecipe: Organic Mocha Frappuccino "Starbucks style" Suitable for: Vegans and others. I recently got sick of buying Starbucks Mocha Frappuccinos for a few reasons... They're expensive. They don't use much Fair Trade coffee and they're not organic. They charge a lot of extra $ for soy milk. So I tried making homemade fraps. It didn't work out well at first. I was getting the flavor right, but not the consistency. Starbucks' fraps are thick and creamy but still easy to drink with a straw. My first attempts were too watery, not icy enough, not smooth ... [read more]

Vegan Sugar Cookies - Dropped Sugar Cookie Style

Vegan Sugar Cookies - Dropped Sugar Cookie StyleRecipe: Organic vegan sugar cookies - drop style. Suitable for: Vegans and everyone else These are a bit chewy and not overly sweet - I'm new to vegan baking so I'm working out the kinks as I go, but overall, these were a big hit at my house. The only downside to these cookies is that they're not too travel-friendly, like most cookies. They seem a bit more fragile, but if packed up carefully could be used for a vegan bake sale or given as a gift. Ingredients for drop style vegan sugar cookies 1/2 cup vegan butter - I used organic Earth Balance in the tub, because ... [read more]

Kool Aid Pickles

Kool Aid PicklesDescribe 'Kool Aid Pickles' here To help me get over my craving for junk (and meat), I've been indulging in one of my favorite childhood snacks - Kool-Aid pickles. The inventor of Kool-Aid pickles remains unknown, but the sweet-and-sour treats began as a phenomenon in the Delta region of northwestern Mississippi. Young children would buy the pickles from neighbors who sold homemade versions from their kitchens for between fifty cents and a dollar per pickle. (If anyone can start an unlikely trend like this, it’s a young kid.) Eventually, a few local grocery stores caught on and began selling their own ... [read more]