Thai Green Seitan Curry

This was actually my first time ever making seitan.  For those of you unfamiliar with this food, seitan (also known as “wheat meat”) is made from wheat gluten, which is the protein component of wheat.  The seitan recipe that I used was from the cookbook Veganomicon, and it was very simple and turned out great.  One…

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Curried Lentil Vegetable Stew

Our weather turned cold and rainy today, so it was a perfect evening to enjoy a nice comforting bowl of lentil stew.   Our family eats lentil or split pea soup at least once a week.  It is economical, hearty, and nutritious.  Lentils are a stellar source of iron, protein, and dietary fiber, and they…

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Oven Roasted Cauliflower, and Rice and Beans

Oven Roasted Cauliflower I think vegetables get a bad rap.  People eat them because they should;  they know that veggies are good for them so they dutifully choke them down so they can get to the “good stuff” in the meal.  Or worse…they don’t eat them.  They tell people, “oh, I don’t like vegetables.” And…

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