74 of The Best meat free Recipes on the Internet

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Sunday Brunch: Tuna Melt Waffles

Are you guys fans of tuna? I used to be obsessed with tuna fish sandwiches in elementary school, until someone made fun of my smelly lunch. I was pretty sensitive as a kid, so after that I only ever ate…

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Scoobi Doo Pasta with Burrata and Tomatoes

Did you guys know that spiral macaroni (cavatappi) is also known as scoobi doo? I find that completely hilarious and cute. It makes me want to eat spiral macaroni all the much more now that I know that it has a…

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Japanese Kabocha Pumpkin Soup with Totoro Egg Toasts

I cannot believe that it’s the end of October already. Halloween is just around the corner, but I’m not dressing up this year. I keep meaning to get all crafty and make costumes, but time always runs away from me. Instead…

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Totoro Soot Sprite Avocado Onigiri

Are you guys familiar with onigiri? They’re Japanese rice balls and they’re incredibly popular as a simple meal or snack. Even if you haven’t eaten them before, you’ve probably spotted the onigiri emoji – it’s the white triangle (rice) food item with…

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Roasted Pumpkin and Sage Grilled Cheese

I had some leftover roast pumpkin in the fridge, and since it’s grilled cheese season, the only right thing to do was sandwich it between layers grilled crisp buttered bread with sage, mozzarella, and a fried egg. This sandwich has…

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Spinach Mozzarella Grilled Cheese on Pretzel Bread

Guys, it’s grilled cheese season. Technically, grilled cheese doesn’t need a season, but if it had one, this would be it: crisp chilly air and sunny short days. The perfect weather for crunchy bread and warm gooey cheese. Spinach and…

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LA’s Eggslut: Mashed Potatoes, Soft Coddled Egg and Toast

I have a thing for breakfast foods. It’s kind of ironic though, because I don’t really eat breakfast on a regular basis. I’m more of a start my day with coffee kind of person. I hardly ever take the time…

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Miso Dijon Green Bean Mushroom Salad

Have you ever seen something random that totally restores your sense of wonder in the world? Something like: a double rainbow, a bushel of ears-not-up-yet corgis, or maybe even a truck filled to the brim with green beans? I saw the last one…

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Honey Jalapeño Tofu Nuggets

September has always been my favorite month (I’ve mentioned it before, I’m sure), not just because it’s my birthday month, but because it’s back-to-school. It’s been many years since I’ve been back-to-school but I still love that crisp autumn air,…

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Sour Cream and Cheddar Drop Biscuit Breakfast Sandwiches

I have a thing for biscuits. Or scones. Actually I’m not sure what the difference is between biscuits and scones. Regardless of what they’re called, they’re delicious and I pretty much eat them indiscriminately. I’ll randomly get an intense biscuit/scone craving and…

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Smoked Gouda Potato Pancakes

Are you the kind of person that likes to hang out near the passed appetizers at a party? I’ve been known to awkwardly stalk the waitstaff coming out of the kitchen in hopes to get first dibs on the freshest bite-sized,…

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Avocado Pasta Recipe

Avocado pasta has been floating around the internet forever but even though I have a major obsession with avocados, I was never compelled to give it a go. I just couldn’t really imagine warm avocado sauce. It’s not that I had…

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One Pot Pasta: Tomato, Basil and Burrata Spaghetti

This is a quickie! Quick and easy recipes that I don’t have much to say about, aside from the fact that they taste awesome and you should give them a go! It’s the simple dishes, especially in hot weather, that…

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How to Make a Really Good Salad (and a Peach and Corn Coleslaw Recipe!)

Salads aren’t very sexy. I mean, they’re kind of in a revival stage, but when you tell someone you’ve just had the best salad, you’re usually met with (at least I am) a blank uninterested face. Start talking about barbecue…

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Mac and Cheese Waffles

I love waffling things. There’s something about the crisp edges, the fluffy (or creamy) middles, and the square indentations. Waffles just work – especially mac and cheese waffles. They sound like a total gimmicky sort of dish, and I guess,…

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Spicy Shrimp and Zucchini Noodles

Mike and I have been on a huge vegetable kick lately. We must be growing up or something because all of a sudden, we can’t get enough vegetables. When I was a kid I don’t remember eating vegetables at all;…

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Four Cheese Pizza: Mozzarella, Parmesan, Brie and Ricotta

You know, I never really got the appeal of cheese pizza. Growing up, my pizza of choice was always ham and pineapple. I’m pretty sure that was due to the fact that when I was a kid, I didn’t know what other…

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Tomato and Egg Breakfast Pizza Recipe

While I was living in Japan, I ate my fill of Japanese foods: ramen, soba, udon, katsu, yakitori, curry, tempura, sushi, takoyaki, okonomiyaki, anything remotely Japanese, I was all over it. But sometimes, out of nowhere, a pizza craving would hit and…

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Blistered Shishito and Burrata Bread Salad

When you get home, what’s the first thing you do? I have a little habit that Mike thinks is weird and a remnant of how my parents raised me. I like to think it’s pretty normal and not crazy at all. But of course, now that…

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Goat Cheese Toasts with Balsamic and Roasted Tomatoes

It seems like every type of food is having a little moment to shine in the spotlight. Toast – it’s a thing. Or is it? Is Toast’s moment in the sun almost over? Are things like tater tots and cruffins…

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Tofu Fries with Sesame Honey Garlic

Do you guys ever google people you know? This morning I went on a little indulgent google search for people that I’ve lost touch with (okay fine, I was really googling my and Mike’s exes for fun). Five minutes later I…

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Broccoli Soba Bowl Recipe

This is the kind of super simple meal I throw together when I don’t have much in the fridge – maybe just a couple of languishing stalks of broccoli. This happens more often than I’d like because I’m really bad…

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Cheddar Cheese Broccoli Tots

So…broccoli was on sale at the store and because I have a wee bit of broccoli obsession, I bought a huge bunch. I’m talking like 8 heads of broccoli. Mike really likes broccoli too so it wasn’t difficult for us…

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Crispy Roasted Potatoes with Burrata

The other day I was getting dressed in the bedroom when I overheard Mike singing in the kitchen. Normally he’s quite a decent singer, but this particular song had him sounding like a dying whale and because I’m a horribly mean…

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One-Pot Lemon Scallop Pea Spaghetti and a Le Creuset Giveaway!

One pot pastas have been an obsession of mine ever since I saw them pop up on the internet. I’m pretty sure the first one I ever came across was Martha’s, but I never actually got around to making it….

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crispy oven baked honey garlic tofu bites

Crispy Oven Baked Honey Garlic Tofu Bites

Something amazing happened in the past year: Mike started liking tofu. It happened while we were in Tokyo. Tofu is a whole other beast over there. A delicious, delicious beast. This is a BIG deal because while I absolutely LOVE…

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Quinoa Brunch Bowl with Six Minute Soft Boiled Eggs, Creamy Avocado, Tofu Puffs and a Miso Mustard Dressing

You guys, you know what I’m the worst at? Packing. I’m absolutely horrible. I love making lists and getting everything together and ready to put into the luggage but when it comes to actually fitting things inside, I’m a mess….

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Creamy Stovetop Jalapeño Broccoli Mac and Cheese Recipe

I LOVE creamy mac and cheeses. Sometimes, when I’m making a baked mac and cheese, I’ll scoop out a little bowl for myself to snack on while the rest is baking in the oven. Confession: I inevitably just end up eating…

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Sweet Side Dish: Holiday Quinoa Recipe

For me, it’s always about the sides. I could make a meal out of side dishes and to be honest, I have, many times. This Christmas quinoa salad has what I think of as wintertime flavours: dried cranberries, crispy crunchy…

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Vegan(!) Creamy Corn Soup Recipe and a Giveaway!

I’m a huge soup fan. Chunky, smooth, creamy, or noodle-y, come wintertime, I want all the soups, all the time. Thankfully, not all soups take hours to make. This corn soup, thickened with a bit of tofu and seasoned with…

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Pan Roasted Honey Garlic Brussels Sprouts Recipe

It’s an I am a Food Blog Thanksgiving! I made a tiny Thanksgiving for two featuring some Asian flavours. Make sure you check out the lemongrass braised turkey legs, miso mashed potatoes, and lemongrass stuffing! I had a childhood friend who was obsessed…

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Lemongrass Stuffing Recipe

It’s an I am a Food Blog Thanksgiving! I made a tiny Thanksgiving for two featuring some Asian flavours. Rounding out the meal are lemongrass braised turkey legs, and miso mashed potatoes. Next up are going to be honey garlic…

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Miso Butter Mashed Potatoes Recipe

It’s an I am a Food Blog Thanksgiving! I made a tiny Thanksgiving for two featuring some Asian flavours. Check out my lemongrass braised turkey leg! I know I say everything is my favourite, but seriously, mashed potatoes are my be…

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Honey Garlic Eggplant Recipe

My mom’s a huge gardener and she always has been. Even when she was a little kid, she spent her days helping my grandma in the garden. Now, even though she’s living in the middle of the city with a concrete…

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Sunday Brunch: Mini Breakfast Biscuit Sandwich Recipe

It’s Sunday! You know what that means: it’s time for Sunday Brunch. Why don’t you skip the line and make brunch at home this week? The coffee’s truly bottomless, the booze doesn’t have a crazy markup and you can chill…

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Crispy Sriracha Honey Lime Tofu Recipe

Tofu: do you love it or hate it? I’m definitely a lover. Sometimes, when I’m prepping up a block, I’ll sneak a bite or two, of cold, unadorned tofu. I’m probably one of the few people in the world who…

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Crispy Eggplant Recipe

Have you guys ever made your own breadcrumbs? I’m a huge fan of panko, so I usually just go ahead and keep a bunch in my pantry, but sometimes when I run out and can’t be bothered to go to the store, I’ll make up quick batches of breadcrumbs using whatever I have lying around. I’ve done it before with English muffins and here I’ve done it with brioche.

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Pea and Avocado Pizza Recipe

Have you ever set off your fire alarm while cooking? More often than not, when I’m making pizza, I’ll be rewarded with the high pitched beep of the fire alarm. It’s not that the pizza burns or anything is actually smoking, but…

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Grilled Corn Recipe

When my mother-in-law was a young girl growing up in Vietnam, she would sell corn from a corn stand much like a hot dog stand. Instead of hot dogs, she’d grill up corn-on-the-cob and instead of ketchup and mustard, folks would…

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Grilled Romaine Salad Recipe

I am a huge fan of cooked lettuce. It sounds a little funny, but hear me out. I grew up eating Chinese food and salad just does not exist in traditional Chinese cuisine – lettuce is always cooked. There are no raw…

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