Monthly Archives: November 2011

A blog all about okara

If you make your own soy milk, you’re probably up to your eyeballs in okara, the fiber- and protein-rich pulp left after you strain off the milk. And if you’re like my friend Anna, this has led you to look … Continue reading

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Seitan roulade in puff pastry

Over the week or so before Thanksgiving I was busy dreaming up a dish to take to the annual vegan Thanksgiving potluck hosted by some close friends of mine. Even though I knew there would be Tofurky and some Field … Continue reading

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Homemade tamales and readymade desserts

A while back my friend Chris started talking about a joint tamale-making venture. I love tamales and hate how hard/expensive it is to find vegan ones, so of course I told him I was game. I also may have a … Continue reading

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Quick dinner of broccoli and chickpeas with polenta

Sometimes I struggle with quick-and-easy weeknight dinners that are reasonably balanced, but I was very pleased with how this turned out, mostly using things I had on hand. The recipes below will make enough for two servings. The spice sprinkle … Continue reading

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Autumn salad with apple and avocado

After a weekend of super-delicious food that was not super-big on fresh fruits or vegetables, I decided tonight called for a dinner centered around salad. Salad: Red leaf lettuce 1/4 Honeycrisp apple, cored and thinly sliced Several shavings from a … Continue reading

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