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

Banh Mi Sandwich
Entree

Vegan Bánh mì

Bánh mì or banh mi is a kind of sandwich that consists of a Vietnamese single-serving baguette, which is split lengthwise and filled with various savory ingredients.

A typical Vietnamese sandwich is a fusion of proteins and vegetables from native Vietnamese cuisine such as tofu, coriander leaf (cilantro), cucumber, pickled carrots, cabbage, and daikon combined with condiments from French cuisine such as pâté, along with jalapeño and mayonnaise.

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finished vegan tuna sandwich
Entree

Chickpea “Tuna” Sandwich

This recipe is inspired by one in Isa Does It, an excellent book by Isa Chandra Moskowitz. The vegan “tuna” spread stores well and makes a convenient lunch for several days.

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nectarine pie with easy vegan pie crust
Dessert

Nectarine Pie

Want to make a pie but too intimidated by the task of making dough? This recipe shows you how to make an easy dough with a few quick steps in a food processor.

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finished vegan chocolate cake
Dessert

Vegan Chocolate Cake

How do you make a cake without eggs? This delicious recipe uses a surprising substitute: avocados! The taste of the avocado disappears, but it imparts a wonderfully moist texture to the cake.

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finished vegan empanada
Entree

Vegan Empanadas with Tender Wheat Pastry

The star of this recipe is the flaky, easy-to-crimp dough from Viva Vegan! The flavor and texture of this dough is so good, you’ll wonder if you’re not at a professional bakery. Like most good pastry, the most important ingredient is time. This dough needs to be left to chill for at least four hours!

For a fast empanada without the wait time, you can try making it with the crusty corn dough from this recipe. I prefer the wheat version, but if you’re in a hurry the corn dough is excellent!

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