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Vegan Cream Cheese

Have you ever tried vegetable cheese? It’s delicious and easy to prepare. It’s also healthy and nutritious! The cheese can be eaten right away, but its taste is refined…

Vegan vegetable pesto pizza

Basil Pesto

Bold-flavored pesto sauce is arguably the most celebrated use for basil. Here’s a basic recipe, just right for a good-sized amount of your favorite pasta. It’s also good used…

Easy vegan mushroom gravy

Easy Mushroom Gravy

If you like mushrooms, you’ll enjoy this simple vegan gravy, which is great over seitan, tofu, brown rice or other cooked grains, veggie burgers, and best of all, mashed…

grilled asparagus with tangy dijon sauce

Tangy Dijon Sauce

This sauce is sensational over grilled seitan, vegetables, or potatoes. It also peps up sandwiches when used as a spread. Contributed by Tamasin Noyes, from Grills Gone Vegan*,© 2013,…

Sweet cashew cream recipe

Sweet Cashew Cream

Use this easy sweet sauce made of raw cashews  as a garnish for cakes, pies, fresh fruits (especially nice on berries) and fruit desserts. Photos by Rachael Braun.…

Cashew Butter Sauce

Cashew butter saauce is one of the most luscious, versatile sauces in my repertoire—it tastes great on sweet potatoes, grains, vegetables, and noodles. Adapted from Vegan Express. Photo by Susan…

vegan sage gravy

Sage Gravy

Good over greens, mashed potatoes, faux chicken—anything really. This is my latest go-to gravy. Recipe and photo contributed by Lindsay S. Nixon, from The Everyday Happy Herbivore* (BenBella Books, 2011).…

Apple Cranberry Chutney

Cranberry-Apple Chutney

If your only experience with cranberries has been in sweet, jelled sauces, this spicy cranberry and apple chutney will provide a welcome change of pace for your grown-up palate!…

Basil pesto recipe

Spinach and Basil Pesto

Spinach, in combination with basil, makes a less intensely-flavored pesto sauce. Some may enjoy this milder flavor, whether served traditionally on pasta, or as a topping for potatoes or…

Home-mixed Curry

Compare the rich scent of this mixture with a supermarket curry powder and you won’t believe the difference. This recipe is from Vegetariana* (Amberwood Press, 1999) by Nava Atlas.…

Shiitake-miso gravy

Shiitake-Miso Gravy

Serve this richly flavored vegan shiitake-miso gravy over sautéed tofu or tempeh, or to dress up mashed potatoes or green vegetables. Photos by Evan Atlas. …

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