Category Archives: Basics

VEGAN BREAKFAST LASAGNA (THE VEGAN BRINNER COLLAB!) by hot for food

Lauren demonstrates a breakfast lasagna with a tofu scramble, including chopped leaks, green onions, green peppers. garlic, shallots, a vegan hollandaise sauce, and a vegan maple flavored sausage substitute.  

This recipe would be excellent for breakfast, brunch, or dinner.  Enjoy her video and watch each step of the recipe after the break.

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Cheesy Veggie Lasagna by Plantiotic with Sarah’s Vegan Kitchen

Jackson got together with Sarah to make a vegan lasagna with a vegan mozzarella cheese substitute demonstrated by Sarah.  Jackson’s video also includes recipe demonstrations showing both a ricotta cheese substitute and a vegan parmesan cheese substitute.  Their lasagna recipe includes zucchini, spinach, and basil.  It looks delicious.

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VEGAN MOZZARELLA // Recipe & Taste Test by Sarah’s Vegan Kitchen w/ Plantriotic

Sarah invited Jackson from Plantriotic to make some vegan mozzarella cheese substitutes.  Sarah made 3 versions of vegan mozzarella cheese using recipes demonstrated by Miyoko Schinner and the Avocados and Ales website.  They then used it to make mozzarella appetizers and in a video on Jackson’s youtube channel to make a vegan lasagna.

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ULTIMATE VEGAN BREAKFAST by avantgardevegan

In this video, Gaz Oakley, shows how to prepare an awesome vegan breakfast.  It includes bacon and sausage substitutes, tofu based scrambled eggs substitute, baked beans, roasted cherry tomatoes, fresh avocado, and toast.  

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Cobb Salad by Sarah’s Vegan Kitchen

A Cobb Salad has always been a favorite for me. In this video, Sarah shows how easy it is to create a delicious Cobb Salad with all vegan ingredients. Everything is healthy for you — except the store bought ranch dressing, which, although vegan, has too much oil and therefore too much fat. One of the special ingredients in this salad is Sarah’s coconut based bacon

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Coconut Bacon BLT by Sarah’s Vegan Kitchen

There are many recipes for making vegan substitutes for bacon.  In this recipe, Sarah uses store bought coconut flakes along with classic marinade ingredients.  She mixes all the ingredients together, and then she bakes her coconut vegan bacon bits.  This is a very easy recipe to make a bacon alternative.  

How does it taste.  She uses these coconut bacon alternatives in a BLT.  It looks delicious.

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Sauteing and Browning Onions Without Oil by Julie Marie

capture_15012015_155833Julie Marie demonstrates how simple and easy it is to saute onions without oil.  This process is called water sauteing or steam frying.  The flavor developed in sauteing onions and other vegetables comes from the browning or caramelization process, not from the oil that is typically used in most recipes.  Eliminating the oil uses in most sauteing processes eliminates hundreds fat calories from the recipe.  These fat calories do add any nutritional value to the recipe. Continue reading

Vegan Mushroom Gravy by Julie Marie

capture_15012015_131914Julie Marie demonstrates how to make a healthy mushroom gravy without any oil or dairy.  She uses this gravy as a sauce over pasta layered on a bed of spinach.  It can also be used as a gravy on meatloaf, mashed potatoes, etc.  Continue reading

Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce by Candice Hutchings

capture_12012015_150427Candice demonstrates a quick and simple dip, made with djon mustard, yellow mustard, vegan mayonnaise, rice vinegar, hot sauce, and maple syrup.  Just wisk all these ingredients together, and use as a dipping sauce.  Enjoy. Continue reading