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Afghan Kidney Bean Curry (Lubya)

This Afghan kidney bean curry, known as lubya/lubia/lobia depending on how the language is transliterated, is one of my favorite meals. I first had the dish at a local Afghan restaurant and can’t get enough of it! Imagine buttery soft kidney beans simmered in a curry base bursting with the rich flavors of coriander and …

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Vegan Cheeseburger Pizza with Vodka Sauce and Caramelized Onions

Caramelized onions, crumbled veggie burger, fresh basil, and delicious creamy vodka sauce. That is all it takes to make this delicious pizza. Vodka sauce is my new favorite pizza base, made creamy with cashews and a little cheesy with vegan parm or nutritional yeast. After simmering for a half hour on the stove the flavors blend together to create perfection, …

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Vegan Asparagus Pizza with a Spicy Chickpea Sauce

Spring is in the air! At least, it is in the lower latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere. But whether you are still dealing with near freezing temperatures, or, like me, overheating in a t-shirt while walking your dog in the afternoon, asparagus is finding its way into your grocery store. It’s certainly the best, and some …

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Corned Tempeh Pasties

You want a pasty? I want a pasty. Corned tempeh pasties! Flakey layered pastry dough filled with a zesty corned tempeh and mashed potato filling that is peppered with scallions, which provide an oniony bite. A riff on your typical meat and potatoes pasty, but with healthy tempeh, which provides a great meaty texture without all the heaviness. …

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