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Food Storage Friday: Quinoa, Mushroom, & Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

by heather
I found this recipe in Vegan with a Vengeance : Over 150 Delicious, Cheap, Animal-Free Recipes That Rock The filling could be used in a wrap also. I realize that the picture looks kind of meh, but trust me, it's delicious. Quinoa, Mushroom and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers Food Storage Ingredients: 1 (15 oz) can black beans 2 (8 oz) cans tomato sauce 1 cup vegetable broth 1/2 cup dry quinoa 1 teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon chile powder 1 teaspoon maple syrup 2 Tablespoons olive oil Fresh Read more [...]

Book Review: Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook

by heather
Last fall my husband decided that he wanted to take vegetarianism a step further and become a vegan. (That means no eggs or dairy in addition to no meat.) I really tried to be supportive, and bought a book that he had recommended to him, but the recipes it had generally called for ingredients that I couldn't find and many ingredients that I wasn't allowed to eat anyway (because my baby had terrible reflux, and one of these days I'll get around to writing about that debacle). So after a couple months Read more [...]

Food Storage Friday: Black Bean, Mango and Quinoa Salad

by heather
For those of you who are not yet familiar with this 'superfood', quinoa is a seed that comes from a plant closely related to spinach and beets. So although it is not technically a grain, you can pretty much use it like one. It cooks like rice, but contains complete proteins, fiber, iron, magnesium and phosphorus, is gluten free and has a little bit of a nutty flavor. From my reading it has a shelf-life comparable to wheat. (Although I don't think people have studying the shelf life of quinoa, for Read more [...]

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