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Holiday Vegan Lentil Oat Loaf

Lentil Oat Loaf printed on Carrie on Vegan |

I realize I’m suuuper late to the game this year with holiday recipes, but today’s recipe should score me some (vegan) brownie points! It comes courtesy of Rip Esselstyn and his fabulous new book My Beef With Meat which I originally reviewed on the Our Hen House website. Not only do I love the actual… [Continue Reading]

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Quinoa Kale Saute

Quinoa Kale Saute from Carrie on Vegan |

Do you ever revel in the fact that healthy, plant-based food can be so simple yet completely nourishing and satisfying? I went to a friends’ home this weekend for a potluck lunch. It was just two couples and our meal consisted of a brown rice and lentil salad made by me, a green salad, green… [Continue Reading]

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Chickpea Croutons & Summer Delights

Baked Chickpea Croutons from Carrie on Living |

Baked chickpeas are a great way to add some crunch to your life, whether as a crispy snack or, my new favorite way, as a topping for salads. I made a cinnamon version last year in a recipe you can see here, but I’ve updated the recipe to a zestier version that Alan, my husband,… [Continue Reading]

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Cinnamon Chickpea Crispies

Cinnamon Chickpea Crispies

I wanted to share this recipe with you for Cinnamon Chickpea Crispies that I learned about on the Dr. Fuhrman section of the Dr. Oz show this week. The recipe featured on the show was for Italian Chickpea Popcorn, but I made a slightly different version. I started with one can of garbanzo beans (also called… [Continue Reading]

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Kale & Bean Mix with Tangy Cashew Sauce


If last week was the week when I became friends with my pressure cooker (the relationship is still developing), then this week must be my re-acquaintance with my wok. I was inspired by how easy it was to make my Peanut Butter Veggie Stir-Fry this weekend, so last night I tried making another vegetable dish,… [Continue Reading]

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