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Cook Like a Top Chef — In Your Own Kitchen

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Ever wish you could cook your favorite restaurant dishes at home? That’s exactly what Jamie Isabella Parker wanted to do when she began working on Best Vegan Recipes from North America’s Vegan-Serving Top Restaurants. Her quest across the continent required hundreds of miles of travel — and nearly as many bites of delicious vegan food from the world’s best chefs. Of course, …

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Vegan Popovers Recipe with The Vegg Baking Mix

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Love popovers? Me, too — but since these light and airy rolls, which are similar to muffins, are made from an egg batter, it’s been a while since I’ve indulged in one. So when The Vegg rolled out it’s brand new Egg-Free Baking mix, creating vegan popovers seemed like a fun challenge. Would I be able to replicate the texture, …


A Lighter Way to Sweeten Your Valentine’s Day

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This Valentine’s Day, show your sweetheart just how much you care by whipping up delicious — and nutritious — homemade treats! Your loved ones will melt over these decadent chocolate strawberry truffles, a special Valentine’s recipe (below) from our good friends at Lighter. They’re loaded with animal-friendly and heart-healthy ingredients like cashews, hemp seeds, flax seeds, and almond milk, and …

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Meat-Free Meals Making a Touchdown at the Super Bowl

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Whether you’re cheering for the Denver Broncos or the Seattle Seahawks, this weekend’s Super Bowl is about more than just football. It’s also about the food. In fact, for some people, Super Bowl Sunday is almost exclusively about the food and it’s considered the second biggest eating day of the year.

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Vegan Holiday Libations that Bring Joy to All

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Like all all recipes, holiday-themed libations are taken very seriously in my household. Between the office parties, friendly get-togethers, and family visits of the season, there are so many (joyful) obligations to entertain from Thanksgiving to New Year’s. Sure, some among us may limit their themed drinks to a shot of Amaretto or Frangelico in their morning coffee while their family opens gifts, but with just a tiny bit of effort you can prepare some amazing punch and cocktail recipes.


Turkey-Free Foods to Gobble Up for Thanksgiving

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This Thanksgiving, leave turkey — and all animals — off your plate without missing any holiday fun. You’ll find that many side dishes such as mashed potatoes, stuffing, green bean casserole, and candied yams can already be easily “veganized” with only a few minor modifications. Try these vegan side dishes at your next holiday feast.