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Ulli Theeyal Recipe-Kerala Style-Ulli Theeyal with Thengai Sadam

Theeyal is a typical Kerala dish very similar to the South Indian kuzhambu. Ulli theeyal is prepared with pearl onion. It goes well with rice. In some parts of Kerala, theeyal is included...


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Mustard Potatoes with Chickpeas It’s September!!!  That awesome month filled with birthdays, cooler temperatures, and Renaissance Festivals.  Since today is the first Monday in Sept...



Vegan Lunch at Quan Am Monastery

This morning, Cassi and I went to a Buddhist monastery for chanting and meditation, followed by a lovely vegan lunch. About a week ago, I got an email from the monastery asking if I'd lik...


So tasty!

For dinner yesterday I made the Spicy Chickpeas and Carrots from the River Cottage Veg cookbook. It has great flavors: cumin, garlic, orange zest, orange juice and smoked paprika.For supp...


Vegetables in Thai Green Curry Sauce

Vegetables in Thai Green Curry Sauce is a family favourite. At any Asian restaurant, it is possibly the first thing we will order. Given that we love it so much, we decided to try it at h...







true liberation

HOW TO BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY 1. Watch the movies The Witness and Earthlings for free. You’ll see that animals aren’t food and clothing. Animals are individuals who share this wor...


Quick Weeknight Dinners with 3 Make-Ahead Food Parts

How does one reach that elusive balance between easy+quick (pre-cooked) and tasty+interesting (freshly cooked) for weeknight dinners? The post Quick Weeknight Dinners with 3 Make-Ahead Fo...




Grocery shopping, Pantry items and Leek & Cheese Toastie.

My 99 cents store finds today. Lots of canned beans and a few produce items.Nayonaise whipped for 99 cents! This stuff is good. Tastes like Miracle Whip. I don't know it it's a popular fl...




Vazhathandu Pachadi/ Banana Stem Raita

The banana tree is one of those few species where each part is used in some way or the other, be it the leaves which are used for eating food, the fruit which is eaten in the raw or ripe ...


Grandad Potato Salad

Most of the time at Paris markets, the root vegetables are in the back, tucked away in bins behind the frenetic energy of those serving you the produce. It’s where you’ll find...


Grill 'Em All! A Vegetarian Labor Day Grilling Guide

We have one trick, but luckily, it's a pretty good one: we treat vegetables like a piece of meat. From butternut squash to carrots to Japanese eggplant, we try to find the methods that yi...


5 Must-See Vegan Health Documentaries

Vegucated* “Part sociological experiment and part adventure comedy, Vegucated follows three meat- and cheese-loving New Yorkers who agree to adopt a vegan diet for six weeks. Lured ...