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Thai Coconut Soup


Posted By on Dec 29, 2011 in O2 Vegan Blog | 0 comments

Thai Coconut Soup with Tofu and Cilantro 3 shallots, chopped 2 tbl peanut oil 1/2 lb. tofu, cubed 1 cup white mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 can lowfat coconut milk 3 cups vegetable broth 2 tbl brown sugar 2 tbl tamari (soy sauce can be substittued, but tamari is much more flavorful) 1 tbl lemongrass (optional, but yummy) 1-2 tsp thai red chili paste (adjust for more or less spice) Zest and juice of one lime 2 tbl lemon juice Chopped...

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This is a go-to soup for me when it starts getting cold. I make it a lot on the boat. One of the things I love about it is that most of the ingredients should already be in your pantry. It is so simple but also seems exotic and hearty at the same time. Absolutely play with the ingredients here. When baking you have to be pretty precise with measurements but soups are easy to change up and flavor to taste. Fire-Roasted Tomato and Red...

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You never know where you will get inspiration. My mother in law, Marty, and I have always been close. We’ve had many an argument too given that we are both so similar but that is another story. This past Thanksgiving, my husband kids and I went up to Vinylhaven, Maine, a tiny island off the coast of rock land, to spend thanksgiving with Steven’s folks. Steven’s parents, Marty and Steve, bought a house up there after...

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I love to cook and have a million cookbooks. However, I still find it helpful and inspiring to get a recipe in my email box every now and then.  Vegetarian Times has a great  Dairy-Free and Vegan Recipe of the Week. This week it is Chocolate Pecan Pudding Pie.  Sounds yummy right? Vegetariantimes.com I also love VegNews magazine. They have a great website with yummy recipes like Stuffed Maple Tofu ....

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Pumpkin Love Cookies


Posted By on Oct 26, 2011 in O2 Vegan Blog | 0 comments

Vegan Pumpkin Love Cookies My husband, Steven, loved these cookies and he is a really tough cookie critic. He also does not particularly like or care whether they are healthy. These are just plain good and healthy enough to have for breakfast and of course full of love! I made these for the Open House this weekend and they were a big hit! 2 cups organic all purpose flour 1 1/3 cup spelt flakes (can use oats instead but spelt is higher...

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