Dressing/Sauce

Raw Vegan Fettuccine Alfredo Recipe

Summer is perfect for raw food. You don’t heat up the kitchen, and you can use the bounty of fresh produce that’s in season. This recipe is my version of something I ate at a local raw, vegan restaurant. You can make this at home for a fraction of the double-digit menu price. Recipe:...

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Question About Mayonnaise

I got a question from Bobbi: “Can you still consider it vegan if you make it with mayonnaise? Doesn’t mayonnaise have milk and eggs in it?” The answer is that traditional mayonnaise is made with eggs and oil, but no dairy. The egg provides lecithin, which acts as an emulsifier. Emulsifiers help to combine...

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A Recipe for Vegan Mayonnaise

You can buy commercial brands of vegan mayonnaise, but why not make your own? This recipe will take you less than 10 minutes with a blender. It will keep for 2-3 weeks, although it does tend to separate. In that case, you can either pour out the liquid (careful–all the mayo can glop out...

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What Do Vegetarians Eat for Thanksgiving?

What Do Vegetarians Eat for Thanksgiving?

Funny Save a Turkey Vegetarian Thanksgiving Shirt Thanksgiving has a special place in my heart, because I chose the day after Thanksgiving to become a vegetarian, way back in 1983. I liked turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and stuffing, and I wanted to eat that one more time before giving it all up. Every year,...

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Vegan Cashew Cheese Sauce or Dip Recipe

I had seen multiple posts about making a vegan cheese-like sauce from cashew nuts. Normally they are raw cashews, soaked and then blended with water, aromatics like garlic and onion, and a bit of miso for that cheese-like fermented umami quality. (Umami is what is known as the fifth sensation of taste. When you...

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Vegan Recipe Creamy Dill Salad Dressing

Vegan Recipe Creamy Dill Salad Dressing

I just got back from the 2012 Educational Conference of the HSA (Herb Society of America.) This year it was in Austin, Texas, and I was excited to go, because Austin is a very vegan-friendly city. I was also excited to be amongst like-minded people who love herbs. An added bonus was that the...

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Vegan Dressing Recipe Cherry Vinaigrette

Vegan Dressing Recipe Cherry Vinaigrette

It amazes me that so many people use bottled salad dressings. While many people are happy to eat garden greens dressed simply, with a splash of vinegar and oil, I am of the camp that says a dressing can make or break a salad. And I like variety. Think Chocolate, Blueberry, Mango, or Raspberry...

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Vegan Halloween Party Food

Vegan Halloween Party Food

This year, for my vegan Halloween party, I decided to keep the food fairly simple but still full of gory, gross fun, as well it should be. Half the battle is naming recipes something else, to get your guests in an unappetizing mood! Vegan Halloween Party Food Menu Appetizers Bloody Popcorn Goblin Eyeballs Graveyard...

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Vegan Halloween Party Food–Gross Dressing

Vegan Halloween Party Food–Gross Dressing

Here’s a Fall-flavored salad dressing that works well for your vegan Halloween party food. It has kind of a beige color speckled with bits of red. Give it a gross name, like “Zombie Guts Vinaigrette” or something fun like that, and serve it over organic mixed salad greens at your party. You can substitute...

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Vegan Spicy Peanut Dip/Sauce

Vegan Spicy Peanut Dip/Sauce

Vegan Spicy Peanut Dip/Sauce This is kind of like Indonesian satay sauce, but without the coconut milk. It’s easier to make than the traditional version, because we are starting with peanut butter instead of raw peanuts. I used creamy, but chunky will work as well. There is a mixture of sweet, salty, sour and...

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Vegan Ice Cream Cookbook

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