Did You Know?

Did you know??
Although using avocados and bananas are all the buzz now to get soft and shiny hair, all it will get you is a messy kitchen and bathroom. These products are great to help your hair for one day, but the proteins in them are way too big for your hair to absorb. And unless you are going to use them each day (yikes!), then you should head to a beauty supply store and check out some Vegan products that use "hydrolyzed" proteins - proteins from avocados and bananas that actually are small enough to help your hair.

Breads and Soups

Viennese Potato Leek Soup

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  Soups, contrary to popular belief, are both a cool-weather and warm-weather food.  On rainy summer days, a nice bowl of warm (not hot) soup can be the perfect food.  This is a simple recipe that incorporates...

Zucchini Bread

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I should start this post by mentioning that I am exceptionally wary of squashes and zucchini. So when Andy proudly came home admonishing 3 very large zucchini given to him by a farming neighbour, I was less than thrilled.

Quinoa Kale Soup

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Quinoa is the most complete protein that exists in nature (sans flesh), which means that it should be included in every vegan and vegetarian diet.  When...

Simple Yuba Noodle Soup

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This summer has been much like last summer in that it's been cold, rainy, and in other words, made for soup.  When the summers are like this...

Egg-free Apple Bread

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I love apples. They may be one of my favorite foods of all time. Growing up, my grandfather had a monstrous, unsightly apple tree...

Creamy Soy-free, Dairy-Free Potato Soup

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I came up with this creamy soy-free, dairy-free soup when attempting to make a low-fat vegan alfredo sauce.  The alfredo sauce was intended to have a cauliflower...

Navy Bean Tomato-Rice Soup

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I love a hearty, thick tomato soup. As a kid, coming in from playing in the snow meant tomato soup and grilled cheese-- fortunately, I have Ashley to make...

Butternut Squash Bisque

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It's unseasonally warm here in New England, but that doesn't mean it's not vegan soup weather!  We've been feeling particularly French lately...

Cranberry Orange Bread

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If there is one thing I love about the holiday season, particulary in New England, it's cranberries. They appear in a multitude of baked goods during the winter, but none are so perfectly matched as...

Thick Italian Vegetable Soup

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This thick, hearty italian vegetable soup is a delicious way to warm up on a chilly fall afternoon.  It's very simple and must simmer for a while, so this is a great soup for...

Vegetable Barley Soup

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As winter wears on, it seems like no matter how much you vary your soups, they end up getting tiresome.  One ingredient that I always regret that I do...

Ezykiel Bread

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During the fall, there is nothing better than warm, fresh bread.  This recipe is a vegan alternative to the famed Ezykiel Bread supposedly given from God to the chosen people.  Regardless...

Peanut Butter Vegetable Soup

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Soups are a staple in most vegan diets-- and even though it's summer, I wanted to expand my soup background.  Peanut butter...

Vegan Italian White Bean Kale Soup

Vegan Italian Kale Soup

The winters in New England are long and cold-- and even in late February there's no sign of the spring to come.  Making a nice pot...

Vegan Bread Bowl

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Because there probably isn't anything better than a bread bowl.

Carib bean Soup

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 This soup is a great way to get one last taste of summer before it's too cold.  This soup is unique in the sense that it has...

Creamy Black Bean Potato Soup

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We often make vegetable soups towards the middle of the week (we go to the local market where you can buy fresh fruits and veggies every Friday) as a...

Pasta and chickpea soup


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During the winter time it's easy to want to snuggle up with a bowl of tomato soup and grilled cheese.  Unfortunately...

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