Original Orange “Chicken” by Panda Express {Vegan Version}

In 1987, Chef Andy Kao created the Original Orange Chicken recipe for Panda Express. I used his original recipe as posted in this video by Tasty and veganized it to create my Original Orange “Chicken” by Panda Express {Vegan Version}. It was beyond amazing!

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Golden Turmeric Air Fryer Falafel

This post for Golden Turmeric Air Fryer Falafel is going to be part recipe, part review! The folks at New Air Appliances were kind enough to send me an Avalon Bay Air Fryer 230-B for the purpose of this review. I also made Turmeric Cauliflower “Steaks” here and you’ll see a recipe for Eggplant Parmesan over on my sister site, The Veg Life! 

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Air Fryer Fried Turmeric Cauliflower Steaks

Today I’m giving the Avalon Bay Air Fryer a try with these Air Fryer Fried Turmeric Cauliflower Steaks drizzled with tahini. So good! The steaks you see below, which produced a very consistent color and coverage, combined the spices and melted coconut oil to brush the cauliflower steaks prior to air frying. I plan on testing these with various liquids to create an oil-free version.

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Gluten Free Vegan Buckwheat Pancakes

I get a LOT of requests to create gluten free recipes, so my promise to those readers was to bring recipes like these Gluten Free Vegan Buckwheat Pancakes to you more frequently.

If you don’t follow a gluten free diet, well…these are just pretty amazing pancakes 🙂

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Slow Cooker Corned Jackfruit and Cabbage

I am so excited to bring you this Slow Cooker Corned Jackfruit and Cabbage recipe! I am always trying to figure out how to re-create some of my favorite dishes from the past and make them vegan-friendly. I honestly wasn’t sure this would work, but it was really amazing. Let me show you how I did it…

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DIY Instant Soup Cups: Just Add Water!

The recipes in my post for DIY Instant Soup Cups: Just Add Water! were inspired by a feature in a special interest publication by BH&G called SOUPS way back in 2015.  I don’t know why I haven’t tried this before, but these microwaveable make-ahead-meals are a great time saver. Filled to the brim with fresh, flavorful ingredients that each begin with a flavor base, a flavor boost, a protein source, noodles and vegetables.

I’ll be showing you how to make an Edamame-Mushroom Cup as well as an Asian-inspired Ramen Cup. So let’s get started!

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