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Vegan MoFo: Bulldog BBQ Tofu Salad

     I think as vegans, we can all relate to Lisa Simpson on one level or another.  Whether you're at work, with friends or family, or at a wedding (ugh), you can bet that you will be in the dietary minority (unless you're only around fellow vegans all the time, which, congrats).  I get… Continue reading Vegan MoFo: Bulldog BBQ Tofu Salad

Desserts · Gluten-free · Oil-free · plant based · Uncategorized

Vegan MoFo: Chocolate Protein Nice Cream & Double Chocolate Oatmeal Protein Squares

Do you even protein, bro?      So today's prompt is asking how I get my protein.  I would imagine my question to this ever present question from non-vegans would be to show them a bit of a double whamey: a protein-packed breakfast. It's very difficult to come by vegan breakfast foods that are prepared… Continue reading Vegan MoFo: Chocolate Protein Nice Cream & Double Chocolate Oatmeal Protein Squares

Oil-free · plant based · Snacks · Uncategorized

Vegan MoFo: Sprouted Spiced Black Bean Nachos

     I know, I know...today is supposed to be "junk food forever" themed.  Nachos are a classic party food that can be as junky as you want.  Having nachos drowned in dairy cheese, sour cream and other fattening ingredients is junk, for sure.  I decided to take today's prompt and "de-junk" nachos so that… Continue reading Vegan MoFo: Sprouted Spiced Black Bean Nachos

Desserts · Gluten-free · Snacks · Uncategorized

Date Carob Rock Cakes

     Rock cakes immediately remind me of Rubeus Hagrid, the lovable half giant from Harry Potter.  When I looked for a rock cake recipe ages ago, I was shocked to see how simple they were to make.  As a child, I always pictured rock cakes as something unappealing to eat that people always made anyway… Continue reading Date Carob Rock Cakes

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Nut-Free Orange Persimmon Frangipane Tart

My next recipe features one of my favorite seasonal fruits for fall: persimmons!     I absolutely love persimmons.  I used them for the first time last year for Thanksgiving and I became smitten.  They're the strangest fruit that I never knew was perfect for me.    The only way I can describe their texture is… Continue reading Nut-Free Orange Persimmon Frangipane Tart

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MoFo Day 22: Seasonal Coconut Curry with Acorn Squash

     I'm fortunate enough to live in the Garden State.       Many think of New Jersey as a bunch of factories and a boardwalk here and there.  Throughout the state, however, there are so many amazing farms, vineyards and farmers markets.  There are so many farms right near my house and they have… Continue reading MoFo Day 22: Seasonal Coconut Curry with Acorn Squash