Vegan Tofu Soba

Tofu is one of those plant based foods that oh so tasty and filled with good protein; but a word of caution, tofu should be eaten in moderation. It is not something that you want to eat on a daily basis. And if you do, keep it in very small portions. For this dish we are going to enjoy a good dose of this marinated tofu. The marinade is so good and will make the plain tasting tofu come to life. Paired all together with the soba noodles and sautéed vegetables and this is completely healthy, satisfying and stress free meal.

Vegan Zucchini Avocado Pasta

This recipe is really simple and quick to make, but you would need a food processor/blender to make it. If you don't have one, you should strongly consider getting one. They are well worth it and makes being a vegan that much easier. My friend Tam's blog has a pretty well written review of the different types of blender - check it out.

This is one of the best avocado pasta I've made and you can do so much with it and make so many variations at the same time and you can always substitute the zucchini with any pasta of your choice.

Vegan Curry Lentil Soup

This is a delicious and nutritious meal on cool nights with just the right amount of spiciness. The soup goes with almost any greens - add what you have in your fridge or what you feel like on that day - spinach, rainbow chard, beet greens, or kale. This soup is also relatively quick to make, it will only take you about an hour from start to finish.

Vegan Sweet Potato, Bean and Kale Soup

You may wonder what's with me and sweet potatoes? I love sweet potatoes. They are as versatile as any root vegetable can be. Sweet potatoes can be a star of a satisfying meal or as a accompanying side to a main course - steam it, bake it, roast it, puree it, do whatever you want with it and it'll still come out good.

Now, I do not want to be a 'sweet potato pusher' but just hear me out on the list of nutrients found in sweet potato - like a one stop jar of vitamins - your source of vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin D, iron, magnesium, potassium, and beta carotene. Now are you convinced about adding sweet potatoes to your meals? Then, read on for the recipe to the best vegan sweet potato soup. This soup is simply delicious and perfect for a cold winter's day.

Vegan Moist and Fluffy Biscuits

You know how every biscuit recipe you see asks for you to chill your dough for at least 30 minutes in the fridge before baking so you get a fluffy product? Well, there is a simple secret to NOT having to chill them and waste waiting 30 minutes - use very cold vegan margarine and very cold almond milk; and I mean almost ice cold, cold. You will be impressed how they come out equally moist and fluffy.

Vegan Mexican Sloppy Joes

No need for beef in your sloppy joes. You've got beans. Yes. Good old black beans and kidney beans, seasoned to perfection with lemon, cilantro, cumin, onion, garlic, and cayenne. You’re going to love the chewiness of the beans, the crunch of the bell pepper and the fresh flavor of lemon and cilantro. Add some fresh greens like lettuce, cabbage, kale, or arugula, and you’ve got yourself a nutritious and protein-rich meal.

Vegan Blueberry Muffin

These blueberry muffins are so easy, and so tasty. They are super easy to mix up, and are really moist due to the banana and the almond meal. If you can't use whole wheat then a good substitute is whole spelt flour, which is used here.