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Vegan Chili con Tempeh
03
Jan

Vegan Chili con Tempeh

It’s pretty much a polar vortex in Chicago right now. With the bone-chilling temps comes the need for something warm and comforting AF, so we put together this vegan chili con tempeh. What is vegan chili con tempeh? Chili, as most folks call it, is actually short for chile con carne (or chili with meat)....
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Vegan Brownies with Nuts and Seeds
19
Dec

Vegan Brownies with Nuts and Seeds

If you love chocolate like we do, our vegan brownies loaded with nuts and seeds make a great addition to any plant-based holiday menu or summer picnic! Vegan desserts are probably one of the hardest things to find pre-made at the store, so we’re always trying to find or create homemade versions. Our no-bake, Dairy-Free...
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vegan cauliflower soup
08
Nov

Vegan Cauliflower Soup

Now that the weather is stuck below 50, we’re all about dishes like this vegan cauliflower soup that also happens to be creamy and dairy free. We’re all about healthy soups, stews, pumpkin chili… and anything plant-based that sticks to our ribs. Did you just say dairy-free, vegan cauliflower soup? Yep! That’s what we’re bringing you...
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Vegan Pumpkin Chili
25
Oct

Plant-Based Pumpkin Chili

Pumpkin Chili is one of the first things we crave (second to a pumpkin spice latte, of course) when fall rolls around. Soups in general are a staple for us when it’s cold. To save on the salt intake and avoid canned alternatives we go the homemade route. Aside from chopping veggies, soups (including our...
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Umami Burger Sign
20
Oct

The Impossible Burger at Umami Burger

Last night our perception of reality changed after we took our first bites of the Impossible Burger at Umami Burger. It’s a vegan burger that… get this… tastes and bleeds like a meat burger! 😱 We’re far enough into our plant-based journey that we don’t miss or crave foods like cheese or meat. Naturally, though, many plant-based...
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Vegan Pesto with Spinach and Thai Basil
04
Oct

Vegan Pesto with Spinach and Thai Basil

When it comes to sauces, one of the most versatile recipes is pesto. Case in point, we swapped parmesan cheese for nooch (nutritional yeast) to make this vegan pesto. In addition to making it dairy-free, this vegan pesto spins traditional recipes with the addition of spinach. Traditional pestos consists of six ingredients: basil, pine nuts, garlic, salt,...
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Henry with Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats
13
Sep

Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats

This past weekend we had the pleasure of taking care of a four-year-old French Bulldog named Henry. To celebrate the occasion, we decided to try our hand at making homemade peanut butter dog treats. He’s a self-described lover of snorting, cuddling and eating. Everyone we introduced him to (or he introduced himself to!) would agree...
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Dairy-Free Blueberry Cheesecake
08
Sep

Dairy-Free Blueberry Cheesecake

Can we talk about the crisp fall weather we’ve been having lately? If you’re looking to fight back fall, grab hold of the last fresh berries of the summer season and whip up this special dairy-free blueberry cheesecake, we found and modified from Bakerita. We might be low-key enjoying the chill in the air, but we...
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Tostones with Vegan Parmesan
23
Aug

Tostones with Vegan Parmesan

Tostones, patacones, fried green plantains… we don’t care what you call them, we just want to eat them… ALL of them! Ian first had these at Las Palmas del Mar in Salinas, Ecuador during a trip around South America. Las Palmas del Mar is a bed and breakfast owned by John and Heather Schmidt, two family friends....
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Smith & Daughters' Spanish Chargrilled Capsicum Salad
20
Aug

Smith & Daughters’ Spanish Chargrilled Capsicum Salad

If you’ve been following us on Snapchat, you’d have seen this recipe for Spanish Chargrilled Capsicum (Bell Pepper) Salad previewed last night. The reason it’s called “capsicum” instead of “bell pepper” is because this recipe comes from Shannon Martinez and Mo Wyse, the two Australian women behind Melbourne’s Smith & Daughters restaurant and our newest cookbook...
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