Vegan

Put a vegan twist on dinner tonight with these delicious and healthy meals that avoid animal food and dairy products. Your body and soul will feel good about vegan recipes.

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Asian Street Sandwiches: Vegan Friendly, Meat-Lovers Delight

These Asian-style street sandwiches can easily be adapted for vegans, making them a versatile twist on a traiditonal Asian favorite.

How Does a Vegan Survive the Holidays? Deliciously.

Let's face it: to your average holiday reveler, the phrase "vegan dessert" has about as much appeal as, say, "asparagus milkshake." While being a vegan no longer seems to invite the kind of puzzlement and even outright hostility that it once did (like announcing you were a Communist), instead you can often expect a sort of pity, especially around the holidays. After all, the classic holiday treats are, at their essence, all about two fundamental ingredients that even the vegan's fellow traveler -- the vegetarian -- can enjoy without compromise: eggs and butter.

Corn and Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Pace Salsa & Picante

This colorful side dish features corn, black-eyed peas, green peppers and red onions, simply dressed with Pace® Chunky Salad.

Total: 4 hrs 15 mins

Three Citrus Basil Cocktail

Vegetarian Times

Basil lends a subtle herbal note to this citrus-berry cocktail.

Basic Roasted Rutabaga

Fine Cooking Magazine

You can jazz up this basic recipe by adding Rosemary-Lemon Thyme Oil or Moroccan Spice Rub when you toss the rutabaga with olive oil and salt and pepper before roasting. Or toss the rutabaga with Sesame Sea Salt, Caramelized Shallot Butter, Ginger-Lemon Soy Splash, or Toasted Coriander & Garlic Oil after it comes out of the oven.

Ginger Chile Dipping Sauce

Monk Fruit In The Raw

This dipping sauce is perfect to accompany dumplings, grilled shrimp or chicken kebabs. Either pour the sauce into a bowl and set it on a tray accompanying them, or divide the sauce among 2 to 4 small bowls to set at each place.

Glogg

Vegetarian Times

This bracing Swedish punch gets its kick from aquavit, a potent, potato-based liquor. The wine must steep with the spices for at least 12 hours before drinking, so begin your glogg a day ahead.

Garlicky Broccolini

Food & Wine

Jason Travi recommends using a peppery olive oil to saute the blanched Broccolini with the garlic and crushed red pepper. The recipe is delicious with a variety of other vegetables as well, such as cauliflower, snap peas, or green beans.

Total: 30 mins

Peanut Noodle Salad

Betty Crocker

Go vegetarian with a perky noodle salad that's ready in less than 30 minutes.

Total: 20 mins

Slightly Spicy Sugar Snap Peas with Mint & Lime

Fine Cooking Magazine

Rather than letting an opened jar of curry paste languish in the fridge, try this unconventional approach of using the paste like a condiment for pan-steamed snap peas. The peas have a mild, slow-burning heat, but if you like things hotter, try doubling the curry paste. This treatment is also good with green beans or broccoli, though you may want to leave out the mint.

Garlic-Roasted Green Beans & Shallots with Hazelnuts

Fine Cooking Magazine

Chopped hazelnuts are a fine flavor match for green beans--and a refreshing departure from the more expected almonds.

Minty Peas

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Best-of-the-West Bean Salad

Pace Salsa & Picante

This scrumptious bean salad combines kidney beans, pinto beans, sliced red onion and diced green pepper dressed with a flavorful combination of Pace® Picante Sauce, cilantro, oil and vinegar.

Total: 2 hrs 10 mins

Charro Beans

Food & Wine

"Most people prefer margaritas either frozen or on the rocks. In Texas, it's the same with refried beans versus charro," says Tim Love. Refried beans are made with mashed pintos; for charro -- a Tex-Mex take on pork and beans -- the beans are served whole in a spicy broth.

Total: 4 hrs

White Beans in Tomato Sauce

Food & Wine

This lush, stewlike dish is typically made with zolfini beans, a pale yellow Tuscan legume that can be challenging to find in the U.S.; firm, creamy cannellini beans are an excellent substitute.

Total: 2 hrs

Chickpeas with Tomatoes and Carrots

Food & Wine

Starting with dried chickpeas instead of canned ones makes all the difference in this citrusy side dish. Although soaking and cooking the chickpeas takes a bit more time, the effort is minimal.

Total: 3 hrs
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