Author Archives: elizabethmae

The (Reduced Fat) Smoky Tempeh Reuben

This is one of the best vegan sandwiches I have ever had and it comes together very quickly. I have some shortcuts in here, but there is a tiny bit of prep work that is well worth it. I’ll show … Continue reading

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The Best Guacamole Ever!

I have been making this guacamole for years and I usually make a double or triple batch for summer parties. I love the look on a person’s face when they taste it for the first time. I know some people … Continue reading

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Invigorating Carrot Ginger Smoothie

This is my new favorite smoothie, especially as I try to move away from so much sugar in the mornings. Not that I add any refined sugar to my smoothies, but pineapple and the other fruits in my favorite kale … Continue reading

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Chocolove Flourless Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Coulis

This is the richest, most decadent and wonderful cake I have ever had. I made it in my vegetarian days with this Scharffen Berger recipe and I always got requests to make it again. Now, of course, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Sun-dried Tomato Basil Dip

This dip is really easy and quick and delicious, but I have to warn you that the ingredients you choose are very, very important. I used a different kind of almonds and a different kind of tomatoes last time and … Continue reading

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Washington Place Bistro in University Circle

This week was my birthday, and of all the wonderful restaurants in Cleveland, my choice was Washington Place Bistro in the University Circle/Little Italy area. http://www.washingtonplacelittleitaly.com/ This was my third visit and I was also surprised by a Wednesday night … Continue reading

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Veggie Burger 2 Ways – on a Salad or on a Bun with Avocado Chipotle Mayo

This is my all time favorite veggie burger, now that I’ve perfected it. I think that veggie burgers are one of those things that you’ll never buy again from a box because they’re quick and taste so much better when … Continue reading

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