Monthly Archives: February 2012

Veganize Your Breakfast: Fried Potatoes and Mushroom Tofu Scramble

This week, I’m going to share one of my favorite recipes for making potatoes, from Jeanne Lemlin’s book Simple Vegetarian Pleasures, and an idea for how to cook tofu. One of the big challenges of tofu is making it taste … Continue reading

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Edamame with Peppers, Olives, Cashews and Rice

This week’s recipe comes from Justin Simon, a 22-year-old junior at Purchase College who spent a year as a vegan when he was 16, and another two years as a vegetarian. Justin says that this dish used to be the … Continue reading

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Vegan Superpowers: Why PETA Thinks You Should Go Veg

After seeing this ad that PETA posted for Valentine’s Day, I wanted to take a moment to remind everyone that PETA does not speak for the entire vegetarian community. I’m going to leave aside the question of whether the ad glorifies … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Vegan Pasta

Pasta with Spinach and Mushrooms This is a simple twist on pasta that’s easy to make, and tastes fantastic. The recipe was inspired by a dish from an Italian restaurant in Park Slope, Brooklyn. They charged $15 for this; here’s how to … Continue reading

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