• Sauteed Asparagus & Chickpeas Over Herbed Brown Rice
  • Seared Tofu with Vegetables in a Peanut-Ginger Sauce
  • Lentil Bowls with Avocado & Tomato
  • Bean & Avocado Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Cashew Sauce
  • Cookbook Review: Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking

Sauteed Asparagus & Chickpeas Over Herbed Brown Rice

This recipe came to me about two in the morning a few days ago and I haven’t been able to get it off my mind. And it’s a good thing. The flavors of the sage, thyme, and parsley meld so perfectly and I love the combo of the soft chickpeas and crispy asparagus. I don’t… 

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Seared Tofu with Vegetables in a Peanut-Ginger Sauce -- Epicurean Vegan

Seared Tofu with Vegetables in a Peanut-Ginger Sauce

I love meals that come together in less than 30 minutes—especially when they’re this tasty, too! The savory, crispy-on-the-edges tofu, paired beautifully with the tangy peanut sauce on perfectly cooked broccoli and mushrooms. I thought about adding some brown rice, but we actually all enjoyed just the tofu and vegetables. You could always add some… 

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Lentil Bowls with Avocado and Tomato -- Epicurean Vegan

Lentil Bowls with Avocado & Tomato

This makes a great side dish or main meal. It’s also ready in about 30 minutes. Lentils are so easy to make and are incredibly healthy. They’re full of fiber (perfect for lowering cholesterol), a fabulous source of folate and magnesium which contribute to heart health, and good for the digestive system. They also contain the… 

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Bean & Avocado Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Cashew Sauce -- Epicurean Vegan

Bean & Avocado Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Cashew Sauce

Summer is around the corner, which means fresher, lighter meals make a resurgence. Frankly, these are good any time. They come together in a snap, too. I paired these with the Avocado Bruschetta that’s always a hit. I made these pretty mild, but feel free to chop up a jalapeno or add some hot sauce… 

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Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking Review -- Epicurean Vegan

Cookbook Review: Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking

I won’t leave you in suspense. I love this cookbook. It’s probably one of the best I’ve seen in a while. Authors Annie and Dan Shannon who brought us Betty Goes Vegan, have outdone themselves with Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking. They’ve taken decades of classic recipes and not only veganized them, but did… 

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Raw Walnut Tacos, The 22-Day Revolution -- Epicurean Vegan

Raw Walnut Tacos {The 22-Day Revolution}

Earlier this month, I brought you my review of The 22-Day Revolution, a new plant-based cookbook by Marco Borges. I promised to post the Raw Walnut Tacos recipe, so here it is. Everyone here loved these; great flavor and ready in 10 minutes. The only thing I added was some cilantro. This makes a fabulous lunch option,… 

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Sweet and Salty Granola Trail Mix -- Epicurean Vegan

Sweet & Salty Granola Trail Mix

  This is an excellent snack filled with lots of healthy protein and a great blend of sweet and salty. It’s so easy to make, and I guarantee a lot healthier than the bagged or bulk varieties in the store. No overdose of sodium or preservatives, plus, you can tailor it to your tastes. This is… 

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Mashed Cauliflower with Mushroom Gravy -- Epicurean Vegan

Mashed Cauliflower with Mushroom Gravy

We’re not messing around here over at EV headquarters. No, this may not be your typical springtime dish, but does that matter? It’s vegan; it’s savory; it’s divine. You won’t be disappointed. I’ll be clear: these won’t taste like mashed potatoes, but who said mashed cauliflower isn’t fan-freakin-tastic? Lumpy, smooth; you decide. And if you’re… 

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The 22-Day Revolution Review -- Epicurean Vegan

Book Review: The 22-Day Revolution

I had the opportunity to review The 22-Day Revolution by Marco Borges, which boasts: “The plant-based program that will transform your body, reset your habits, and change your life.” The book focuses on the human health benefits of a plant-based diet, emphasizing that you could lose up to 22 pounds in 22 days. Borges is… 

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Spinach Salad with Homemade Rosemary Croutons and Creamy Vinaigrette -- Epicurean Vegan

Spinach Salad with Homemade Rosemary Croutons and Creamy Vinaigrette

I’m excited to bring you this light and delicious salad. I know this isn’t a complicated or complex recipe, but it’s so delicious and perfect for a light meal. I love salads, but sometimes they need to be livened up with flavor—it’s easy to fall into a salad rut. I obviously didn’t have anything, but for some… 

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Cashew-Curry Bowl -- Epicurean Vegan

Cashew-Curry Noodle Bowl

It’s been quite a busy spring for me, but I hope to get back into the swing of things very soon. I did have some time to whip up something new—or at least, newish. I slightly tweaked the sauce from these Black Rice & Lentil Bowls and I love how it came out. These are… 

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