Falafels | The Gluten Free Vegan

This recipe was originally posted August 19, 2009. Now I'm giving it a facelift and reposting it. Falafels are a favorite around here. From the first time I made them in 2009, they're always high on the list of recipes people request that I make them. Falafels take a bit of … [Read more...]

The Vegetarian Chili Cliché

soaked beans

I've neglected my slow cooker for a long time now. At least a year I'd say. I'm not entirely sure why. It's a great time-saver for busy days. Slow-cooked foods are usually extra-flavorful. Well I'm digging out the slow cooker and dusting it off to make one of the old stand-bys … [Read more...]

Crispy Chickpea Burger Patties


Remember when I wrote about our trip to Boon Burger in Winnipeg a while back? Sure you do, you hang on my every word, don't you? Anyway, I would be lying if I said I haven't thought of those chickpea patties at least once a day since then. What I loved about them was that … [Read more...]

Sundried Tomato Hummus

Sundried Tomato Hummus

My husband is allergic to garlic.  (Hey guess what, a couple years later and he's not sensitive to garlic any longer! Yay. I could have deleted all this ranting about garlic but why? Just go ahead and skip down to the recipe.) This is a huge disappointment to me.  This doesn't … [Read more...]

Thai Chickpea Soup

Thai Basil

Finally!  I have a recipe that will put to good use the Thai Basil I bought on a whim from the greenhouse. I was on a fresh herb kick a couple months back.  I thought to grow my own potted herbs would be so economical and healthy.  Plus, when I put a steaming hot dish of food on … [Read more...]