Etouffee– Veganized

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Growing up in the south in Mobile, Alabama, our tables were filled with normal southern fare- gumbo, etouffee, boiled crawfish. So, my family has high flavor expectations, while harboring low opinions of vegan food. Continue reading

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My Meatless Life: Cuddle food

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Every year in New York around this time, we would get warnings that a blizzard was coming! For all my friends and readers who live in the cold– you know what that means; get some groceries and hunker down. Continue reading

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Rita’s Pita Pizza

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We don’t need to mess with dough! Here’s an easy way to make a quick, vegan-friendly pizza, with any toppings you want- as long as they fit on the pita! Pita pizza can be easy, versatile, and delicious! Continue reading

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My Meatless Life: Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

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It’s freezing outside- everywhere. In fact, when it goes down to 60 degrees here in LA, some nights I feel like I’m in the frozen tundra!  I mean, how can we survive? While other parts of the country are really cold -like -10 degrees- I cannot comprehend how people function in that kind of f#&$ing cold. Growing up in Seattle, pre global warming days, summer highs were only in the upper 60’s.  Then after living in NYC for 8 years, where the hot, muggy summers were not enjoyable enough to … Continue reading

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Recipe Alert: Double Nut Banana Bread

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When I became vegan five years ago, I thought that it was going to be the end of banana bread. I couldn’t have been more wrong. Continue reading

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Collard Green Soup with Fried Black Eyed Peas and Cashew Cream

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Growing up it was a New Year’s Day tradition to eat collard greens and black eyed peas. Being a single Lusty Vegan my dilemma is what to do with all the left overs (by day 3 I don’t want to see collards and black eye peas until the next year). My solution is this rich creamy soup that will make you count your lucky stars. Continue reading

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