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32 Vegan Recipes That Are Perfect For Thanksgiving

"Oh, I'd love a boiled potato and some plain green beans for Thanksgiving dinner." Said no vegan, ever. Don't be that host.

Vegan

Holiday Cookie Contest: Voting ends today

Today is the your last chance to vote for your favorite cookie. Voting in the Chicago Tribune's annual Holiday Cookie Contest ends at 11:59 p.m. today, Nov. 7.<p>This year for the first time in the contest's 28-year history, we're asking readers to help pick the finalists. The contest has moved online …

National Chocolate Day: Get your fix with 11 recipes for brownies, cookies, more

Whether you're into milk chocolate candy bars, chocolate-covered nuts or dark chocolate bark, chocolate of all varieties should be celebrated and enjoyed daily. And just so we can call our obsession with cocoa official, Tuesday is National Chocolate Day. You can also just call it the best day …

hellogiggles: Chocolate chip cookies!

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Food

Meet the Donart: The vegan doughnut-tart hybrid dessert

Now vegans can get in on the hybrid dessert trend, thanks to the Donart.<p>The Green Radish vegan food truck in New York City unveiled the Donart on Facebook this week, the half-doughnut half-tart masterpiece that will be available beginning in March.<p>James Rafferty, owner of The Green Radish, created …

Food

Vegan Dessert Recipes: Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Banana Bread, Coconut Cake And Passion Fruit Mousse

Founder of the Vegan Divas Bakery in New York, Fernanda Capobianco shows us that vegan food can be scrumptious. Shows what we know...<p><b>Chocolate Chip</b> …

Vegan Soup Delivery and Late Night Tacos: Totally LA Food Experiences

L.A. is suddenly on every critic’s “best food cities” list, but locals will tell you that it’s always been a great place for culinary adventures. …

No-Fuss Vegan Cornbread

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A cornbread that's everything you want it to be -- including good for any vegans who might show up at Thanksgiving.</i><p>This is my Goldilocks cornbread. It’s a little …

Vegan Foods You Already Love -- And Didn't Even Know Were Vegan

<i>by Michelle Kretzer, Vegan Dining Columnist for the Menuism Vegan Dining Blog</i><p>So you're not much of a salad person. Believe me, I get it -- neither am I. Some people adore a bowlful of chopped raw vegetables. Personally, I would rather opt for starvation. Fortunately, for me, it's easy to be vegan …

Food

Vegetarian & Vegan Recipes

Looking for a great vegetarian or vegan recipe? Browse our extensive collection of simple and healthy recipes that everyone (even carnivores) will …

Tempeh Kebabs with Homemade Barbecue Sauce

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Tempeh gets its time to shine -- on the grill.</i><p>In general, I prefer tempeh to tofu. It's nuttier, denser, and more filling; it has the texture and chew that tofu …

No-sweat cookout recipes for vegan and gluten-free guests

While we all love cookout season, the food can become monotonous by mid-summer without a little creativity. That’s especially true for vegetarians and vegans, who are usually stuck eating some dry frozen patties that may or may not actually contain any vegetables, along with some iceberg lettuce, …

Gluten-Free

15 Guilt-Free Vegan Cookie Recipes to Try Baking

Vegan is one of our favorite words, especially when it comes to baking because it means less guilty desserts, cookie dough you can eat raw and maybe even cookies you can eat for breakfast (!!). Even if you don’t normally eat vegan food we think these cookie recipes will convince you to lose the …

Dessert

Peach Crumble Coffee Cake: A Vegan Dessert for Summer

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: This dessert proves that vegans can have their cake -- made with summer's best fruit -- and eat it, too.</i><p>My time with this peachy crumble coffee cake was woefully …

The Food Lab: The Ultimate Fully Loaded Vegan Nachos

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook or follow it on Twitter for play-by-plays on future kitchen tests and recipe …

The Food Lab: Hearty Vegan Mushroom Bolognese

I've got to admit it. As much as I love vegan food, there's one thing I do miss about winter: the smell of a slow-cooked bolognese sauce filling the apartment on a cold day. It's one of my favorite parts of the season. It's not that I love the meatiness <i>per se</i>. It's not necessarily about the …

The Best and Easiest Vegan Chocolate Milkshake Ever

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A smooth, chocolatey milkshake, with frozen bananas and almond milk standing in for dairy. Stop what you're doing, and make one now.</i><p>This milkshake recipe is so …

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The Springs: raw vegan food, yoga, massage and community in the DTLA Arts District

Kimberly Helms and Jared Stein were in L.A. with the touring company of the musical "Spring Awakening" and decided to poke around this newly cool neighborhood they'd heard about: downtown's Arts District. For Stein, it was an "aha" moment waiting to happen.<p>A pianist and conductor and longtime …

A Vegan Pumpkin Chili That's NSFW

Have you heard of Thug Kitchen? This vegan food blog became viral for mixing salivating shots of hearty fare stamped with captions containing lots and lots of cuss words. The photo for a grapefruit hot toddy reads, "Tis the season motherf*cker." Gingerbread bites beg you to "bake a batch of these …

Vegan Mania: Why meat eaters should consider going

Chicagoans like their meat. That’s no secret. But it’s also no excuse to skip this weekend’s annual Chicago VeganMania, says co-founder Marla Rose.<p>Rose gives three reasons anyone, whether vegan or not, should attend:<p>1. Do it for your health. “Everyone needs to eat more fruits and vegetables and …

Food

8 Vegan Dinners That Moonlight as Lunches

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: If you're a student -- or just a busy person -- you'll want some</i> …

Healthy Eating

Vegan Apple Crisp

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: A crisp that's all about the crumbs.</i><p>Apple pie may be our nation’s signature dessert, but to be honest with you, I’m partial to an apple crisp. I could tell you that …

The Food Lab: Vegan Nacho Sauce That's as Good as the Real Thing

More<p>Nacho Generator<p>Build the ultimate custom recipe.<p>There's a reason my wife married me, and surprisingly it's got nothing to do with my debonair charm, my rugged good looks, or my dashing sense of adventure. No. She married me on the promise of cheese sauce. Pools and pools of gooey, tangy, salty, …

Surprisingly Vegan Store-Bought Foods

Vegans don't eat poultry, meat, fish or any animal products including eggs, milk, and honey or any products that contain them. A vegan diet is …

Food

Vegan Pad Thai

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Make your favorite take-out meal at home. And make it vegan.</i><p>There’s nothing that makes me feel more smug as a home cook than the pride I take in having prepared a …

Vegan Food Truck Wins Tenth Annual NYC Vendy Awards

We love food trucks here at T+L, so this year's NYC Vendy Awards had our attention. Food truck vendors traveled to Governors Island, New York, …

Vegan

This Vegan Sandwich Is the Best Way to Do Meat-Free BBQ

Think vegan food is boring? Prepare to lose your mind and thrill your tastebuds with this mega-umami barbecue mushroom sandwich from Chef Chris Rubinstein.<p>Don't be fooled by the highly sus sunflower-seed loaf your college roommate used to make. Vegan food is super legit.<p>Fire up the grill (which …

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