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Buffalo Un-Chicken Sandwich


I don’t normally buy a lot of fake meats but when I do, I fry them in oil and cover them in hot sauce. I was at my local downtown urban market, Duckweed Urban Market, which is like, my new favorite place in the entire world. I go there most days during the week on… Continue reading Buffalo Un-Chicken Sandwich

Classic American · Mexican · Recipes · Sandwiches

Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwich


Nothing is more simple than a grilled cheese sandwich. Hubby was working in the garage all day today so I offered to make a quick lunch. He wanted a grilled cheese sandwich, so I decided to get creative. We had leftover enchilada sauce from the other night, so I thought putting a Mexican spin on… Continue reading Mexican Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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Make Your Own Almond Butter


Making your own nut butters is much easier than you think. Having a good blender though will be key. Mine is by KitchenAid with a pretty powerful motor, but blenders like Vitamix would definitely do even better. Starting the blender on the lowest speed helps keep it from clumping together and creating air bubbles that… Continue reading Make Your Own Almond Butter

Classic American · Entrees · Indian · Sandwiches · Sauces

Tandoori Veggie Burgers with Spicy Raita Sauce


As my teeth sank into this burger, angels began to sing and the heavens opened! If you love Indian spices and you love burgers, this is a match made in heaven just for you. These are baked – not fried, so they’re much lower in calories, around 150 each. This recipe makes 6 veggie burgers… Continue reading Tandoori Veggie Burgers with Spicy Raita Sauce

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Hummus & Tabbouleh Pitas


What quick and easy lunch menu item is tasty, filling and meatless? Why, this quick little ditty I made up yesterday. Make a meal  with vegan store-bought items in a snap, like these cute little pitas. 1 whole wheat pita bread 2 tbsp pre-made store-bought tabbouleh 2 tbsp hummus of choice (I chose roasted red… Continue reading Hummus & Tabbouleh Pitas

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South of the Border Sandwich with Cilantro Lime Chili Pepper Hummus


I really love hummus, first of all. Garbanzo beans are a great source of vegetarian protein. I was hungry, needed to buy groceries, but proceeded to open the fridge. Hmm, bread. Hmm, fresh spinach. Do I see a sandwich in my future? What will I put on it? I look in the pantry…hmm garbanzo beans? My… Continue reading South of the Border Sandwich with Cilantro Lime Chili Pepper Hummus

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Barbecue Tempeh Sandwich


It’s not summer anymore, but I am always down for anything barbecue. This is a super easy recipe with a lot of tasty flavor. Crumbled tempeh takes the place of the pulled pork “shreds”, deliciously paired with your favorite barbecue sauce. Ingredients: 1 package 3-grain tempeh 1/4 cup sweet onion 1 tsp minced garlic 1/2… Continue reading Barbecue Tempeh Sandwich