Tempeh Bacon

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Bacon. It’s delicious. It’s the reason many omnivores cling to meat and the reason many vegetarians lapse in their commitment to living the meat-free life. It’s also one of the reasons our doctors worry about our hearts. This vegan alternative to bacon is easy to make, speedier to cook up than actual bacon, is better […]

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Rosemary Goat Cheese Muffins

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While pureed fig adds a bit of fruitiness to the mix, these muffins are more like a savory biscuit than your classic sugar-laden breakfast muffin. They’re a perfect way to start the day all on their own, but they’d be equally at home beside a pork roast or lentil stew.  

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Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

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Give your weekend morning a little more zest with these lemony-good pancakes. Top with fresh blueberries and enjoy!

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Make Ahead Steel-Cut Oatmeal

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Start this oatmeal about eight hours before you want to eat it. Dress it up with fresh or frozen fruit and a tablespoon or so of nuts to round out the meal.

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Berry Breakfast Bowl

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If you love the convenience of a bowl of cereal, but wish that your day could start off more nutritiously, this dish might offer the compromise you’re looking for.

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Tofu Scramble with Greens

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If you can’t find broccolini or aren’t sure about working with it, it’s essentially a bitter green with the texture of broccoli. Broccoli makes a fine substitute if you want a milder flavor. Mustard greens work well if you like bitter greens but can’t find broccolini in your local store.

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Spiced Lentils with Eggs

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Lentils and split peas are hearty comfort food for many cultures across the world. When you top this dish with a soft-poached egg and break the yolk into the lentils, you’ll have a lusciously creamy dish that will warm you, heart and soul.

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“Cheesy” Vegan Quiche

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A vegan quiche? With cheese?? Yes, indeed! Tofu is an excellent egg substitute in this context. The secret to the cheesy flavor of this dish is the nutritional yeast, which can usually be found with seasonings in the spice section or natural foods section of your grocery store.

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