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Persimmon Carpaccio with Fennel Salad – Recipe

Persimmon Carpaccio with Fennel Salad Persimmons are in season right now, and I love them. For those of you not intimately familiar with this fruit, the most important thing to know is that there are two general types: fuyu persimmons (which I use in this salad) are short and squat, resembling an orange tomato. They […]
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Colorful Raw Cabbage-Grape Salad

Colorful Raw Cabbage-Grape Salad Ingredients (use vegan versions): 3 collard green leaves, finely chopped 4 green cabbage leaves, finely chopped 1 avocado 1/2 orange or yellow tomato, sliced 10-12 red grapes Directions: 1. Add collards and cabbage into a big bowl. Scrape the meat out of the avocado, and into the salad; mash the avocado […]
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Miso Salad Dressing

Miso Salad Dressing Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1 teaspoon miso 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1/2 teaspoon tamari (soy sauce) 1/4 teaspoon maple syrup 1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil Directions: 1. Put the miso in a small bowl, along with the liquids. 2. Stir to dissolve the miso. Drizzle the dressing over a salad or […]
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Healthy Salad Dressing

Healthy Salad Dressing Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1-2 tablespoons fresh lemon or orange juice (or 1 teaspoon concentrate) 1/2 teaspoon oregano Directions: 1. Put all of the ingredients in a blender with a few tablespoons water and blend. 2. Add water as needed for desired consistency, and keep blending until you […]
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Raw Brussel Sprout and Roasted Fennel Salad

Raw Brussels Sprout and Roasted Fennel Salad Ingredients (use vegan versions): Vanilla Roasted Fennel: 2 fennel bulbs, quartered 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1 (12 ounce) can 3 to 1 orange juice concentrate 1 cup water Roasted Fennel Vanilla Vinaigrette: 1 cup roasted fennel cooking liquid 1/4 cup white […]
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Tahini Salad Dressing Recipe

Tahini Salad Dressing Recipe Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1/4 cup tahini 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup water; add more or less for consistency 1 tablespoon tamari (soy sauce) 1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon turmeric Directions: 1. Whisk together the […]
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Refreshing Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Cilantro

Refreshing Quinoa Salad with Avocado and Cilantro Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1 cup quinoa (I like to use red quinoa to color things up!) 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1/2-3/4 cups black beans 2 large cloves garlic, minced 1 tomato, diced 1 avocado, diced 1 lime, juiced salt, to taste Directions: 1. Cook quinoa according […]
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Larb Jackfruit – Laotian and Thai Salad – Recipe

Jackfruit is en fuego right now as a sort of vegan meat substitute for tacos, barbeque, etc. I’m not sure who first thought of the idea, but I learned about it from Clean Green Simple and the most-definitely-not-vegetarian-but-always-entertaining Chadzilla. Jackfruit is an enormous fruit that is used throughout southeast Asia. When ripe, it has a relatively […]
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Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad

Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1 tomato, diced 1/2 cucumber, diced 1 avocado, diced 1/2 cup fresh cilantro (or parsley), chopped 2 cloves garlic, pressed 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar or lime juice pinch salt Directions: 1. Put the chopped ingredients in a large bowl and toss them […]
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Thai Salad with Slow-Cooked Tofu in Pineapple Barbecue Sauce

One of the highlights of my trip to Portland happened after Vida Vegan Con was over. That Sunday night, I got to meet my friend and long-time reader Maria, whom many of you know from the comments as Moonwatcher. Maria traveled ten hours to visit her son in Portland and timed her trip so that […]
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