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Spinach and Beet Green Salad with Broiled Zucchini and Basil Vinaigrette

Salad for dinner.  It’s hot. It’s even too hot to go outside and grill the zucchini. The broiler heats up and cooks quickly so it’s a doable stand in for the grill on a sweltering day. How long has it … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Tart

This savory tart is rich and delicious served hot, cold, or room temperature, making it the perfect dish for a potluck! If you buy an oil based puff pastry such as Pepperidge Farms, it’s also vegan! 1 puff pastry sheet … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower Sliders

I made two kinds of sliders for a party I recently hosted. These yummies with roasted, spiced cauliflower and lemony sauce, and Italian porchetta sliders.  Would you believe that the cauliflower sliders were gone much sooner and I got many … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Mushroom Gratin

A gratin is a dish that is baked with a breadcrumb topping. This deliciousness could be a vegan main dish or a side dish with pasta to round out the meal.  I use Earth Balance as a butter substitute whenever … Continue reading

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Easy Pea and Potato Samosas

I call them easy because I used store-bought puff pastry sheets.  You don’t even have to roll it out! Did you know that oil-based puff pastry, such as Pepperidge Farms is vegan? Ras El Hanout is a Moroccan spice blend … Continue reading

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Rice Salad with Roasted Grapes

Rice salad is an old idea, but for some reason it’s taken me a long time to embrace it.  I’m so glad I have!  It’s the perfect side dish to go with pretty much any entrée. The premise: toss cooked … Continue reading

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Tikka Masala Chickpeas with Spicy Green Rice

I love the spice combinations and creamy sauces of Indian cooking. This delicious vegan dish is fragrant with coriander and cumin and gets a rich creamy texture from the addition of coconut milk. The green rice is a revelation! I’m … Continue reading

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