Smoked Tofu Burnt Ends – A Vegan BBQ Recipe

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Summer can be a tough time for meat-free foodies. While everyone else is enjoying smoked ribs and grilled dogs, you probably find yourself with a boring old veggie burger. If you're looking to mix things up, give these smoked tofu burnt ends a try. They are a great meat substitute, and I promise every bite will be full of...

My Chocolate Chip Pistachio Cookies Recipe

Hi everyone, today I'm sharing my go-to cookie recipe - chocolate chip pistachio cookies with walnuts! This recipe uses pistachio pudding mix to give the dough a delicious pistachio flavor, and a nice subtle green color too. The dough isn't super-sweet, but the chips add some nice bits of sweetness, and the walnuts give the cookies a great crunch....

50 Vegan Dinner Recipes – Pizza, Burgers, Curry, and More!

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Welcome! Today I've put together a list of 50 vegan dinner recipes. They are organized by the type of food (tacos, pizza, etc.), and I've made an effort to include simple recipes, for the most part - there are some more unique, difficult recipes thrown in here and there, in case you're looking for a challenge. Without further ado,...

20 Amazing Copycat Recipes

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Lately I've been in love with copycat recipes. I find cooking almost anything to be enjoyable, but creating something that perfectly replicates a classic restaurant recipe is a particularly magical culinary experience. Even better, almost all of the recipes in this list have simple ingredient lists, and the majority can be cooked in well under an hour. Copycat recipes...

Is the Instant Pot Overrated? My Review, Pros and Cons

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When I first saw the Instant Pot popping up everywhere a year or two ago, I brushed it off as a fad. It looked like another kitchen 'unitasker' that would just end up wasting space. But then it never went away, in fact it seemed to get more and more popular. So eventually I did my research, realized what Instant...

How to Preserve Vegetables with Quick Pickling

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Pickled vegetables are a great way to add some crunch and acidity to just about anything you eat. And if you're a gardener, it's a super useful technique for preserving your vegetables. The best part is that it's dead simple and allows you to experiment with all sorts of different flavors.  Definitely give quick pickling a try if you...

10 Easy Meal Prep Ideas for Breakfast and Lunch

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At the end of a long workday, I like to de-stress by making dinner. But unless there are leftovers, I rarely feel like preparing the next day's lunch. So when morning rolls around, I grab a banana for breakfast and throw together a quick lunch of the fruits, veggies, and snacks that are on hand. It can...

13 Delicious Recipes for Your Smoker

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As the days start to heat up, so do backyard grills across America. I can already smell the charcoal in the air. But what I really love is barbecue done low and slow, smoker style. It's the perfect way to level-up a backyard summer get together. So break out your smoker, fire 'er up, and get cooking!...