Tag: walnut

Vegan quinoa pizza crust with walnut/almond sheeze

I have previously ranted here about how terrible my diet was during college, despite being a self-identified veg-head (i.e. pizza and beer).  It’s true, one of the meals I knew I would miss the most if I ever decided to go vegan was the extra-greasy classic American-style pizza. I’m not saying that this was the limiting factor in my decision…

Vegan walnut almond flax pancakes with minty mango maple coconut syrup

My latest “aha moment”…while watching Forks over Knives…in one scene where the doctor is teaching a patient how to shop for healthy foods, he says, “This is a Mango. Mango adds a beautiful flavor to food.” It was like my brain exploded. I love fresh mango…but when I see these greenish totally unripe versions of mango at the grocery store…I…

Vegan Japanese curry with oyster mushroom, winter greens, pumpkin and whole oat groats

Like most vegetarians, I wasn’t raised chomping on kale and quinoa. I grew up in a somewhat traditional midwestern kitchen, where meat was a staple and rarely seen without pasta, dumplings, breads, or potatoes of some variety. As a child I would only eat corn or cauliflower for vegetables…everything green was absolutely off limits. I would painstakingly pick out all…