GF and Vegan

Atakilt Wot – Ethiopian Vegetable Dish with Carrots, Cabbage, and Potatoes

I used halved Brussels sprouts in this recipe instead of cabbage, but you could just as easily use thinly sliced cabbage in its place! The instructions won’t change at all. I also included a poblano pepper, which isn’t traditional, but I thought it added another layer to the dish. Omit the pepper if you wish,…

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Azifa Salata – Ethiopian Lentil Salad

Print Azifa Salata – Ethiopian Lentil Salad Ingredients 1 cup green lentils OR a mix of split peas and green lentils, soaked in water for 30 minutes to 1 hour before cooking 1-2 chili peppers, chopped (I used green chilies, but you could also use jalapeños or a different kind of chili pepper… adapt the…

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Vegan, Alcohol-Free Eggnog Recipe

Print Vegan, Alcohol-Free Eggnog Recipe Ingredients 3 cups non-dairy milk (almond, coconut, or soy milk work best, but another creamy milk would also work) 1 14-oz can of coconut milk/cream (the good, creamy stuff is best) Monk fruit powder/monk fruit drops/stevia powder/stevia drops, to taste 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1/2 tsp…

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Ethiopian Berbere Spice Mix

This will be updated until I finally make a mix that I like… I’m on an Ethiopian food adventure right now, so I figured it was necessary to figure out how to make my own berbere spice mix! It’s a bit difficult to obtain here in Mexico (especially in larger quantities), so making my own…

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Broccoli Stir Fry (VEGAN)

I love broccoli stir fries! They’re so pretty and flavorful, but they’re also super healthy and easy to make. The best of all the worlds. This stir fry uses simple ingredients that are likely to be present in any kitchen. Print Broccoli Stir Fry (VEGAN) Ingredients 1 tbsp unrefined oil (coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil, etc.)…

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Simple Cabbage Stir Fry

This meal is super easy, and also nutritious. You can slice the vegetables in advance to make this an extra easy and fast dinnertime meal for busy or late night. Print Simple Stir Fried Cabbage Yield: 4 Ingredients 1/2 head of cabbage, thinly sliced 1 green bell pepper, cut into small chunks 1 poblano pepper,…

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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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