Egg Free

Burmese Noodle Salad with Chicken/Egg/Tofu

Myanmar chicken noodle salad is surprisingly flavorful. It is a fresh and filling lunchtime or dinnertime meal that’s perfect for a hot day. The lime and cilantro give this dish a light taste while the chilies and spices give it that extra flavor dimension. Add in this chicken recipe for protein (you may substitute boiled…

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Simple Asian Chicken

My husband REALLY loves chicken, so I have had to come up with quick and easy chicken recipes that don’t take an excessive amount of time or energy for the days when I’m otherwise too busy to cook chicken curry or some other similar dish. Plus, I often forget to take the chicken out of the…

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Chocolate-Mucuna Brownie Bites

Chocolate brownie bites are perhaps one of my favorite snacks! You can add a lot of nutrients into these guys without compromising on flavor. Chocolate is supposed to make you happy, too, so why not add a dash of Mucuna pruriens powder to make them truly happy, uplifting chocolate brownie bites? Mucuna pruriens is a bean that is a natural source…

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Fast and Oil-Free Carrot Pudding

I remember when I was younger, my parents and I would go on day trips to Colorado where at the end of the day we’d often stop at our favorite Indian food restaurant. Out of all the desserts at the buffet, the carrot pudding was my absolute favorite! This version is free of oils, so it’s…

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Asian-Spiced Healing Vegetable Soup

Vegetable soup is the perfect food to eat if you’re wanting to eat light, but still nutritiously. Although some vegetable soups are lacking in flavor, this one has plenty! This is my Burmese husband’s recipe, and in Myanmar, they also happen to have a knack for soups (and salads, and curries, and stir fries). So…

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Myanmar Vegan Tofu Curry in Tomato Sauce

Vegan tofu curry is one of my favorite dishes to make. It’s the vegan cousin of the more traditional Burmese egg curry. It’s best to use fresh tomatoes in this dish since they provide much more flavor than sauce. Make sure you boil them though! Boiling removes the slightly tart flavor of the tomatoes and…

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Easy Asian Baked Tofu

This baked tofu recipe is great for a snack or as part of a variety of delicious tofu-based recipes. From salads to curries, this tofu has a nice, neutral Asian flavor that will go well in just about any Asian dish that requires some yummy, lightly crisped tofu. I’ve tried to make tofu multiple times,…

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Chocolate Chip-Mucuna Bean Happiness Cookies

I used regular wheat flour in this recipe, but you can easily make these cookies gluten-free if needed. For example, since the majority of wheat flour in the US is brominated, you may choose to use alternatives even if you don’t have a sensitivity to wheat. Or maybe you’re avoiding wheat for other reasons! Whatever…

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Chocolate-Avocado Pudding – VEGAN and SUGAR-FREE

Chocolate-avocado pudding is one of the easiest and most flavorful desserts that I have in my repertoire. It’s the best of everything: healthy, fast, and decadent. Avocados are a source of all kinds of healthy fats, besides also being a good source of magnesium, vitamin K, vitamin E, potassium, vitamin C, and folate (among other…

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Vegan Rice Pudding with Bananas – Cuenca, Ecuador

Rice pudding is one of my favorite desserts (or at least… it’s one of my favorite non-chocolate desserts), and it brings back memories of eating out at an Indian restaurant when my family went on weekend outings to the Big City. Finally, I’ve made yummy, creamy vegan rice pudding that can be enjoyed as a…

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