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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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Bon Vivant in Larchmere (near Shaker Square)

Bon Vivant opened in June 2012 in what was the old Vine and Bean restaurant. Their food is some of the best in Cleveland and they have multiple vegan options. The atmosphere is adorable because it is in an old … Continue reading

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Fresh and Filling Black Bean Avocado Lime Cilantro Salad

I originally saw this post on Pinterest and made it myself but I put quite a few shortcuts in place so that I could make it start to finish in about 5 minutes. I can’t tell much of a difference … Continue reading

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Strawberry Banana Walnut Smoothie

I LOVE my kale smoothie, but I recognize that I need variety in my diet, so this is one of my favorite post-workout smoothies because of the higher protein content. I make it with Vega One nutritional shake powder, but … Continue reading

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