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Sweet and Zesty Veggie Stir Fry

Sweet and Zesty Veggie Stir Fry

Ingredients 2 tablespoon sesame oil 1 crown/ 2 cups broccoli (broken into florets) 1 1/2 cups carrots (shredded ) 1 cup snow peas 1/2 cup vegetable stock Salt and pepper to taste 2 cups Asian greens (or kale) 2 cups cooked brown rice (or millet or quinoa) 1 cup roasted cashews 15 ounces crispy asian roasted chickpeas 1 1/2 cups red cabbage (chopped) For the Dressing: 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoons miso paste (yellow) 2 teaspoons honey 1/8…

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Pickled Eggplant Slices Preserved in Olive Oil

Pickled Eggplant Slices Preserved in Olive Oil

I first discovered this delicious pickled eggplant dish on The Mother Earth News website. I could not believe how delicious this turned out to be, perfect on sandwiches, in a wrap, or diced and added to a salad (with some of the garlic infused oil) for a zesty kick. The flavour and texture is similar to commercially marinated artichoke hearts and, as such, can be used on pizzas as well. In fact, throw it in any recipe where you are looking for…

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Homemade Dill pickles done two ways

Homemade Dill pickles done two ways

There’s a disagreement in our house as to which style of home made dill pickle is best: the lacto fermented version or the vinegar based version. Leanne favours the vinegar version but I’m more into the whole lacto fermentation process because I like the idea of having probiotic munchies on hand. I also like the mad (amateur) science that comes with lacto fermentation — things bubbling in jars is really quite interesting. From a health perspective the lacto fermented pickles are definitely…

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Spicy seitan sausages

Spicy seitan sausages

One of my favourite guilty pleasures when I was a carnivore was the McDonalds Sausage McMuffin with Egg. Yum. I loved the salt and god knows what other chemicals were in that thing. So it was with great happiness that I discovered I was able to create a vegetarian version of that favourite using this Spicy Seitan Recipe for the sausage base. No chemicals, minimal salt and maxed out flavour. This recipe has a mix of beans and wheat gluten…

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