Author Archives: veganappetite

Snow Peas with Miso Vinaigrette

So simple, yet so delicious. After finding the prettiest snow peas I think I’ve ever seen, I knew we’d have to give this one a go. The dressing makes the blanched snow peas shine. These are served cold, which would … Continue reading

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Caribbean Seitan BBQ Wings

Loving seitan, barbecue and wings, making this one was a given. They were a great addition to an appetizer dinner. I really browned the seitan, which gave it an almost crispy outside. Rather than go for the full amount of … Continue reading

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Roasted Portobello with Braised White Beans

Roasted portobellos, when done well, are probably one of my favorite foods. The simple but delicious recipe in Horizons is no exception. I cut way back on the oil since mushrooms act like sponges and it just didn’t seem necessary … Continue reading

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Korean Grilled Tofu Steak

Wow, wow, wow. This recipe uses kochujang, which is a fermented red chile bean paste. After scouring stores for it, I ended up finding Annie Chun’s, which seems to be readily available. After all, I found it, right?  This stuff … Continue reading

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Tofu Benedict

I am a huge fan of tofu benedict. I’ve never had it and not enjoyed it. Too bad, it’s not the same story for Jim. He thinks it’s  underwhelming and would rather have a scramble any day. Until the day … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetable Gazpacho with Avocado Aioli

Gazpacho has been a favorite of mine since the very first time I had it. If we’re eating out and it happens to be on the menu, I’m sure to give it a try. I’m biased toward a less blended … Continue reading

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Balsamic Agave Seitan with Garlic Green Beans

The seitan in this has a deep, dark, rich flavor. The Horizons books urge you to cook to taste which really comes through in this dish. As they say, balsamic vinegars vary, and when they are reduced, the flavors are … Continue reading

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