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Faux Injera

Faux Injera

What is injera? Injera is a plate-sized, pancake-like flatbread eaten in parts of eastern Africa (Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, Somalia,) Yemen, and Israel, near the Red Sea. Traditionally it is made from teff, a grass-like grain, which is ground into flour and fermented, resulting in a slightly sour flavor. Teff prices are high, and availability...

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Easy Kale Recipe: Sauteed Kale with Garlic

Easy Kale Recipe:  Sauteed Kale with Garlic

Kale, a Nutritional Powerhouse I still remember the first time I tasted kale. I was eating food at a camp in Michigan, and it was the green of choice for the day, forgettably cooked, probably boiled and salted. I took one bite and said, “Wow, what is this stuff?” My fellow campers, who were...

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Malaysian Tofu and Broccoli Curry

Malaysian Tofu and Broccoli Curry

Vegan Malaysian Tofu and Broccoli Curry When I found the roti jala (net bread) recipe at Veggie Belly, I also found this curry, which was the recommended accompaniment to the bread. (Her blog is fascinating, and her photos make me drool…do check it out when you have some time!) I didn’t bother pressing the...

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Healthier Hot Cross Buns

When a friend of mine told me she loves hot crossed buns, I set out to make some healthier yet still delicious. The resulting recipe uses less fat than a traditional bun, increases the fiber and nutritional value, and incorporates more fruits. Adding candied ginger gives them a spicy kick and more sophisticated, modern...

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Roti Jala (Net Bread)

Roti Jala (Net Bread)

I found a fascinating post at veggiebelly.com about roti jala, or net bread, which has origins in India. The batter consistency is like a thin pancake. Traditionally it is ladled into a roti jala mold, a contraption that looks very much like a measuring cup with holes poked in the bottom. The batter drizzles...

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Vegan Curry Dip

Vegan Curry Dip

I promised you award-winning vegetarian and vegan recipes, so here is the first one. This is an easy-to-make vegan dip based on a box of tofu. You need to soak the raisins so they will blend with the other ingredients. This won first place in the appetizer category in the 2002 Delicious Living magazine...

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Pineapple Illusion Iced Tea

Pineapple Illusion Iced Tea

Recently I bought a smorgasbord of mint varieties, such as ginger mint, basil mint and water mint. The pineapple mint has done especially well, cascading its variegated leaves over the edge of the container it’s in. Mixing it with pineapple sage, orange mint and spearmint produced a fruity iced tea without any fruit. There...

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Vegan Ice Cream Cookbook

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