Vegetarian and Vegan Food

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What is Nutritional Yeast (aka Nooch)? Benefits PLUS 5 Yummy Recipes (VZ 142)

Recently in the Peas and Carrots Society Facebook group, a member posted a question about nutritional yeast (aka nooch). What followed was an AMAZING discussion among members about these mysterious yellow flakes, including some really yummy-sounding and creative ways to use them. You can listen to us discuss nutritional yeast here or read on for …

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The Secrets of Successful Batch Cooking With Stephanie Dreyer (VZ 367)

Batch cooking can be challenging to get started, and even harder to stick with. Larissa and I have had an on-again-off-again relationship with batch cooking. When we’re “on,” we can definitely tell a positive difference in how we stick to our goals of eating healthier (i.e., less processed food). When we’re “off,” we tend to …

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Spice Up Your Life with these Vegan and Vegetarian Seasonings! (VZ 361)

Yes, it’s true. Vegetarian and vegan food is often thought of as tasteless, bland, and generally “no-fun” by people who might not know any better. But we know differently! That’s why we’ve put together this guide to vegan and vegetarian seasonings to help you add some spice to your dishes…and your life! You can listen to …

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Vegan for Everyone with Laura Theodore (aka The Jazzy Vegetarian) (VZ 359)

In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we are pleased to welcome Laura Theodore, a.k.a., The Jazzy Vegetarian.    We’re EXTRA excited about having Laura on the show because she was one of our inspirations for creating The Vegetarian Zen podcast.   Many of you know that we started Vegetarian Zen as a place …

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The Best Darn Instant Pot Vegetarian Chili…Seriously Ya’ll! (VZ 339)

What’s better than a BIG bowl of vegetarian chili? How about a BIG bowl of Instant Pot vegetarian chili! Here’s why… But first, a quick disclaimer from this Texan who takes her chili VERY seriously! Since traditional Texas chili doesn’t call for beans or veggies, we’re going to be taking some liberties with the recipe.  …

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