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Tofu Popcorn Bites | Blooming Vegan

Tofu Popcorn Bites

I have to be honest: I used to love KFC popcorn chicken. I thought they were little bites of deliciousness, and ate them way more than I probably should have! So I was very excited to try creating a vegan ... Read More
Vegan Basil Pesto | Blooming Vegan

Vegan Basil Pesto

There's something special about pesto. It's so delicious, and I just love the fragrant combination of basil and garlic. It also reminds me of summertime, which makes me happy since it's my favorite season. :)  Basil pesto is quite easy to ... Read More
Baja Style Gardein Fishless Burritos | Blooming Vegan

Baja Style Gardein Fishless Burritos

One of my favorite items at the all vegan Champs Diner in Brooklyn is the “Baja Fish Burrito”. It’s described on the menu as “crispy fish cutlets, purple cabbage, greens, sour cream, avocado, salsa, chipotle mayo in whole wheat tortilla”. Whenever ... Read More
Chickpea No-Tuna Salad | Blooming Vegan

Chickpea No-Tuna Salad

I loved tuna as an omnivore and went through a phase where I ate it every day for lunch until I read about the dangers of mercury (oops!). As much as I enjoyed it, I actually like this so much ... Read More
Easy Vegan Ranch Dressing (5 Ingredients) | Blooming Vegan

Easy Vegan Ranch Dressing (5 Ingredients)

Ranch dressing is great with so many things - on salad (of course), wraps, and as a dipping sauce for veggies or hot appetizers. I’ve even used it for dipping my pizza into, à la upstate New York style! Making ... Read More
Sun-dried tomato sunflower seed pâté | Blooming Vegan

Sun-dried Tomato Sunflower Seed Pâté

Nut and seed pâtés are a good way to indulge in something a bit more filling when incorporating raw foods into your diet. This is a very simple pâté made from sunflower seeds that can be used as a dip ... Read More
Raw stuffed avocados | Blooming Vegan

Raw Stuffed Avocados

In the past few months I have really developed an interest in raw foods, and have even done several raw food fasts. Each time I notice how well my body responds to this type of diet, and how energetic and ... Read More
Quesadillas | Blooming Vegan

Quesadillas

Quesadillas have always been a favorite of mine, and after having a vegan version of them at a local veggie spot I decided to try making my own. This recipe is very general and is meant to be a basic ... Read More
Tempeh stir-fry | Blooming Vegan

Tempeh Stir-Fry

Tempeh is a lovely alternative to tofu, and some prefer it for its firmer texture. This is the first time I've ever cooked with it; for this stir-fry I used Lightlife Organic Flax Tempeh. Note that if you use unpasteurized tempeh, ... Read More
Sun-dried tomato hummus | Blooming Vegan

Sun-dried Tomato Hummus

This is a simple, quick hummus recipe that can be made using either a food processor or a decent blender. I used the sun-dried tomatoes in oil, but the dried ones can be used as long as they are soaked ... Read More
Tofu scramble | Blooming Vegan

Tofu Scramble

I have made a few tofu scrambles since becoming a vegan, but this is the best recipe I've tried thus far. I pressed the tofu when I made this, something I didn’t do when I first started cooking with tofu, ... Read More
Garlic mashed cauliflower | Blooming Vegan

Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

As much as I enjoy mashed potatoes, they can be very filling. Mashed cauliflower is a great alternative that is actually very easy to make. I love garlic so I added a few cloves to this, but you can put ... Read More