Spicy Hunan Tofu  

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We usually don’t think twice before going out for Chinese food or ordering takeout. The common misconception is that it is a bit tedious to cook it at home as there are a number of ingredients involved. But once you … Continue reading

Quick Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfast Choices

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One of the most popular questions that I get asked by friends, family and readers is what to have for breakfast that is quick to make and healthy. Plus some variety in breakfast is needed. Eating the same thing can … Continue reading

Vegan Zucchini Spaghetti with Mushroom Tofu Sauce

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I’m not a big proponent of having all sorts of funky specialized gadgets clutter up my kitchen. So when a little while ago I heard of this Vegetti (it makes noodles of vegetables) I instantly dismissed it. But the more … Continue reading

Vegan Quinoa Tofu Fried Rice

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One common request that I have gotten from my vegetarian readers is to post some recipes that include tofu. I use tofu in a lot of ways at home in a variety of cuisines, ranging from Indian, to Chinese, to … Continue reading

Quinoa and Cauliflower Buffalo Bites

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I am always trying to create new recipes for healthy vegetarian appetizers that still keep the bold party flavors going strong. Buffalo wings are usually a crowd favorite. So when I recently came across Tieghan’s recipe for Buffalo Quinoa bites I was … Continue reading

Pasta Fagioli Soup with Barley

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This year winter has very slowly crept in but it now it’s definitely in full form. In fact, it’s so cold here that it’s painful when the air first hits your face! As a result, we are in full comfort food mode, with warm soups on … Continue reading

Bean Burrito Enchiladas with Mexican Rice

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One of our favorite go-to comfort foods during the winter are enchiladas with Mexican rice. They’re spicy, gooey, flavorful, and hearty – all combined in one dish! I think it’s such a hit in our house because the flavors are … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Protein Pancakes

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We all know that it is strongly recommended to eat breakfast, especially with protein to help keep us satiated and to get our metabolism revved up for the day. For these reasons, having a protein-rich breakfast helps with natural weight … Continue reading

Chinese Style Lettuce Wraps

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One of the best parts of eating out is that you can leisurely order a few appetizers, enjoy them and then order dinner. But a lettuce wrap (vegetarian or non-vegetarian) is one of those few appetizers that I could just … Continue reading

Minestrone Soup

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This weekend, we happened to go to an Italian chain restaurant for a quick lunch while out for shopping. Since I had been craving minestrone soup, I ordered a bowl, but it was so rich that I wasn’t even able … Continue reading