Articles Tagged “special diets”

The New Veganism

6 Hearty, Filling Vegan Breakfasts

By • October 4, 2012 • 13 Comments

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Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw eats a mostly raw, vegan diet without losing time, money, or her sanity. Let her show you how to make "rabbit food" taste delicious and satisfying every other Thursday on FOOD52.

Today: Move over, Oliver Twist -- there's a new porridge in town. Gena shares 6 warm, filling vegan breakfasts, including a recipe for Toasted Almond and Coconut Quinoa Porridge.

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The New Veganism

Thinking Outside the Wrap

By • September 20, 2012 • 8 Comments

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Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw eats a mostly raw, vegan diet without losing time, money, or her sanity. Let her show you how to make "rabbit food" taste delicious and satisfying every other Thursday on FOOD52.

Today: Gena turns the traditional wrap on its head by putting the greens on the outside, with a recipe for Collard Wraps with Herbed Cashew Spread and Roast Peppers.

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Down & Dirty

Down & Dirty: Tomatillos

By • August 31, 2012 • 3 Comments

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Although tomatillos are only a distant relation of the tomato -- they're actually in the same genus as cape gooseberries and husk cherries -- it's true that the similarities between the two can't be missed. Their affinity for salsa, for example, or the complex flavors they take on after roasting. After all, they're both members of the nightshade family. But the similarities end there.

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Down & Dirty

Down & Dirty: Eggplant

By • August 27, 2012 • 3 Comments

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The nightshades we know best are tomatoes and potatoes, but eggplant has its own rightful spot on the list. Bulbous with waxy, shiny skin, eggplant can be a little daunting -- and that's not mentioning the spikes that can grow on its top stem! Beneath that tough exterior, though, lies creamy white flesh waiting for you to blitz into dip or simmer into sauce. Today we tackle eggplants -- also called aubergines, also called delicious.

 

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