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seitan redux

I’ve been tinkering with my seitan recipe, and I’m really happy with the current incarnation. It’s much cheaper and tastier than buying seitan at the store. I hope you like it too!  Dry Ingredients: – 1 cp wheat gluten flour … Continue reading

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white bean and kale soup

This soup is everything I want in the winter: hearty and comforting, yet healthy and nourishing. Plus, there wasn’t that much to prep or chop. You have to soak the beans first, and then cook the beans within the soup … Continue reading

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miso soup

I always liked miso soup, but when I got back from a summer in Japan, it became a regular part of any meal – breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Miso, a paste traditionally made out of fermented rice, soybeans, or barley, … Continue reading

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corn and edamame-sesame salad

We just got Veganomicon as a wedding shower gift, and we’ve already made the edamame corn salad for two different parties. It’s really easy and delicious – though it does require a bit of a financial splurge on the frozen … Continue reading

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quinoa salad with tempeh or tofu

We’re visiting my family this week, and my mom has expressed an aversion to tempeh. Made as Bittman’s recipe intends, with tempeh, his grain salad is tasty, toasty, and dense – but I think it will work well with baked … Continue reading

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quinoa black bean salad

This summery, healthy salad tastes bright and spicy (or not, if you prefer). We had it with sesame beets (last post), and it was a great dinner. Quinoa is actually a seed, not a grain, so it’s very high in … Continue reading

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middle eastern chickpeas with spinach

This meal is comforting yet tangy and interesting – perfect for a cool spring evening in Madison.  It calls for a pinch of saffron in the beans, but we didn’t want to splurge on that, and it was still delicious.  … Continue reading

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