Vegan Reuben Collard Wrap

Vegan Reuben Collard Wrap Sandwich Recipe

I have been on a collard wrap thing the past few weeks and have been experimenting with different fillings.  The next one on my list was a taco wrap but something drew me into making this vegan reuben wrap.  Maybe it was the fact that I had just made a huge batch of smoked bean and buckwheat strips (aka vegan “bacon”).  Whatever you want to call these smokey goodies, the vegan reuben wrap was created and tasted awesome.

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Vegan Quinoa and Bean Chili and Vegan Chili Cheese Fries

Vegan Quinoa and Bean Chili and Vegan Chili Cheese Fries

Ok… ok…  I know it’s spring and nice hearty meals like chili are usually saved for the fall and winter but there are many cold days in the spring (especially early spring) where some nice heartiness will help keep you warm.  Also, as a vegan, bean based dishes are a staple to help ensure a good balanced nutritious diet.

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Spring Vegan Sugar Snap Peas

Spring Vegetable Sugar Snap Peas

Sugar snap peas are said to be cultivated in Idaho and are a cross between Chinese snow peas and a mutant shell pea plant.  The difference between the Chinese snow pea and the snap pea is that the snap peas pod is round as opposed to flat.  As with the snow pea, snap peas are a variety of edible pea pods.  They are similar to the English pea but the pod is less fibrous rendering it edible which eliminates the need to shell the peas before cooking.

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  • Coconut Chard and Chickpeas with Quinoa

    Vegan Spiced Coconut Chard and Chickpeas with Quinoa

    The whole house agrees that this vegan one pot meal was a winner.  Well, since it was served with quinoa, can I still call it a one pot meal?  If not, this vegan chickpea coconut and chard recipe won us over and we will surely have it again once I go out and get some […]

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    What I’ve Learned about Strawberries and Pesticides

    Since eating in season is what Spring Vegan is about, and strawberries are a late spring treat, I thought that it would be important to talk a little more about this wonderful California fruit that we all love.  Due to concerns I previously had with the cultivation of strawberries, I usually pass them by at […]

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