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Vegan Chef Wins Omnivore Chili Cook-Off

Chef Mama T's vegan chili won a Honolulu chili cook-off against two meat-based chilis. Her secret? She didn't tell the judges that her chili was vegan until after the votes were in. I can tell you …

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9 Fruits & Veggies to Try Pickling This Summer

It’s mid summer and the farmer’s markets are in full swing. If you’ve been in the mood for pickles with all that extra produce lying around, open your eyes to a world beyond the cucumber. Try pickling…

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Quiet Joy Italian Vegetable Eggplant Sandwiches

Add a twist to your standard sandwich: Rather than using bread, try crisping up eggplant with olive oil and breadcrumbs. Then fill the "sandwich" with a delicious pesto, tomato and mushroom combo. Del…

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Gluten-Free Eggplant Parmesan

Who says you need all the breading to make a great-tasting eggplant parmesan? Cut the eggplant in thick slices, which makes for a delicious casserole with an Italian flair. 8 slices eggplant, cut i…

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Italian Spinach Salad and Crispy Eggplant

Simple and delicious, this salad is super as a side or just on its own. The softness of the baby spinach goes well with the creaminess of the Caesar and the crunch of the sunflower seeds. Italia…

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Lightened-Up Eggplant Parmesan

YIELD 8 servings Ingredients 3 medium eggplants, peeled, cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch slices (about 6 slices per eggplant) 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon …

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Smoky Eggplant and Chickpea Spread

YIELD 18 servings Ingredients 2 (1 -pound) eggplant, peeled 1 (16-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup tahini, stirred well 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin o…

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Eggplant Confetti Salad

Eggplant Confetti Salad Color and flavor add up to make a wonderful salad that is as good to eat as it is to look at. The eggplant is made “Parmesan” style, but is baked rather than fried. You…

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‘Vegánh Mi’ (Vegan Vietnamese Bánh Mi Sandwich)

Recipe: Bahn Mi From: Stefan Bloom at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! For my money, the bánh mi is the best sandwich in the world. It's spicy, sweet, sour, crunchy, ho…

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15 Ways to Use Eggplant (Slideshow)

It's eggplant season, and I know I'm not the only one excited! Eggplant is great roasted or in eggplant parmesan, but there are plenty of other creative ways to use 'em -- click through to check out s…

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