Casual Vegan Cooking

Improving All Lives through a Healthy Vegan Diet

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We at Casual Vegan Cooking believe in the importance of a vegan diet as both a healthy lifestyle and an ethically responsible choice. We are very happy to share with you our favorite recipes, tips, methods, and thoughts. We strive to bring you tasty and nutritious foods from around the world. Please feel free to engage with the community by leaving comments/suggestions and liking/sharing the content that you love.

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Featured Vegan Recipes

Dal Kachori Dumplings
Side Dish

Dal Kachori (Savory Lentil Dumplings)

Biting into these dumplings releases a warm, savory flavor that will stick in your memory. A perfect side dish to serve to guests when you’re feeling a little fancy! This recipe is based on one in the excellent cookbook, Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen.

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Vegan Haggis Pies
Entree

Vegan Haggis Pie

Haggis, the national dish of Scotland, is the last thing you might expect to find veganized. We can fully capture the flavor of haggis by keeping the traditional ingredients of oats, barley, onions, and spices. The notorious organ meats can be replaced with mushrooms for a much improved meal!

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Delicious Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe
Dessert

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

The star of this recipe is the cheesecake batter. Only four ingredients, but it has a bitter-sweet, rich flavor that makes you pause while eating to enjoy it. The texture is also excellent. It is stiff enough to hold bubbles and resemble a creamy cheesecake, but without all that animal fat! If you’re not in the mood to make a crust, pouring this batter into tiny dessert cups with some berries on top wouldn’t go amiss.

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finished pine nut vegan crema
Sauce / Stock

Pine Nut Vegan Crema

Pine nut crema is from Terry Hope Romano’s excellent book, Viva Vegan! This aromatic sauce is just the thing to soothe your tongue when paired with a spicy dish.

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Vegan Chinese Stir Fry
Entree

Quick and Hot Chinese Stir Fry

Three ingredients give a stir-fry a distinctly Chinese flavor: garlic, scallions, and ginger. I put this trio on a variety of quick and casual dinners, and it always produces a great flavor! This recipe combines those three ingredients with soy sauce, a sweetener, and hot chili flakes to create a sticky Chinese glaze.

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