Tag: Vegan

Vegan Mango Chutney Grilled Cheese

Layering mango chutney into a grilled cheese sandwich is kind of like adding jam or jelly to a cheese board; it adds that welcome hit of juicy sweetness to round out the flavours and cut the richness of the cheese. Here, we use a PC plant-based mayo-style spread as a great vegan hack for making …

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Vegan Crispy Polenta with Bolognese and Wilted Greens

Simplify dinnertime with polenta Prepared polenta is a true hidden gem of the supermarket — it’s endlessly versatile and makes a great starting point for easy weeknight meals. Slice it up and sear as we’ve done here to make a crispy-creamy base for a plant-based Bolognese pasta sauce. On another night, try grilling sliced polenta …

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Vegan Italian Sausage and Sweet Pepper Penne

Start slow and simple if you’re looking to add plant-based offerings to your dinner repertoire. For example, this vegan take on a comfort-food favourite combines plant-based sweet Italian sausages with a handful of pantry staples.   Vegan Italian Sausage and Sweet Pepper Penne Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Serves: 6   Ingredients: 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil, divided 1 pkg (400 g) PC plant-based sweet Italian sausage  2 onions, thinly sliced …

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Vegan Thai Mushroom Coconut Soup Recipe

Today I am making a vegan mushroom Thai coconut soup, very similar to Tom Kha Gai, but without the chicken.  This soup has some of my very favorite flavors in it: lemongrass, coconut, lime, cilantro, and more!  I love it!! Here’s how I make it: Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 3 cups vegetable broth 1 can …

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Moroccan Cauliflower “Couscous” Salad

There’s no time like springtime to fill up on farm-fresh greens and crisp vegetables. Take advantage of nature’s peak season by eating easy dinner salads all week. Add protein. Protein transforms a boring side salad into a satisfying main course. Marinated steak, grilled chicken, boiled eggs and seafood are all hearty options, but don’t overlook …

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Recipe: Salt and Pepper Tofu

This salt and pepper tofu recipe uses a unique blend of salt, white pepper, black pepper, Chinese five spice, and jalapeño peppers for robust flavor. Cooking it with corn starch makes it extra crispy. I believe this is the dish that turned my daughter on to tofu, and now that she has made it several …

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Vegetarian Mushroom Miso Soup

The secret to perfect homemade soup The key to delicious DIY soup is as simple as getting the base right, according to chef Antonio Park, a judge on Chopped Canada and owner of two successful restaurants. Starting with a flavourful broth made with natural ingredients is essential to creating a sensational pot of soup. “Quality …

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