Recipes by Special Diets or Allergies

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Find easy vegan recipes that fit your unique dietary needs. Gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free, low carb, no carb or some combination of the above, I’ve tried to make it easier to find recipes that will work for you. 
  • My Homemade Vegan Kimchi Recipe
    My Homemade Vegan Kimchi Recipe
    Garlicky and spicy, tangy and salty, kimchi is a Korean staple. Great as a side dish or condiment in Korean meals, kimchi also appears as a main recipe ingredient and makes a simple meal with rice and dried laver (seaweed). I’m no expert on the subject but I do love eating kimchi! Click here for […]
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  • Avocado Red Rice Salad
    Avocado Red Rice Salad
    This recipe was inspired by a Red Rice Salad recipe from Canadian Running magazine, Trail Special August 2011, and altered to fit what I had on hand. According to the magazine, red rice is rich in B vitamins, iron, calcium, and high in anthocyanin, an antioxidant. It’s a delicious concoction of sweet, salty, fresh, crunchy, […]
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  • Burmese Tofu, the easy vegan soy-free tofu
    Burmese Tofu, the easy vegan soy-free tofu
    Burmese tofu is a soy-free, gluten-free food made from chickpea flour, water, salt and turmeric. I first learned about Burmese tofu back in January when looking for ways to use my up a huge bag of chickpea flour (chana) that I got from Superstore; they didn’t have any smaller bags at the time. Anyway, I ran […]
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  • Soy Sauce Tofu Scramble
    Soy Sauce Tofu Scramble
    Soft and smooth traditional tofu is lighter tasting than grainy-textured firm versions often called for in tofu scramble recipes. Infused with the flavours of garlic, white pepper, and soy sauce, this vegan scramble recipe makes a delicious breakfast with Chinese/Cantonese influences. Click here for the printable recipe. I’ve had countless tofu scrambles after going vegan […]
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  • Warm Avocado Butter Bean Salad Recipe
    Warm Avocado Butter Bean Salad Recipe
    I had neglected to do my shopping, so the other morning, I didn’t have any greens for my usual steamed greens lunch. But, I did have some butter beans from the night before. In a hurry, I chopped up some veggies that needed to get used up, half a meatless sausage, and threw in some […]
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  • Burmese Tofu, the easy vegan soy-free tofu
    Burmese Tofu, the easy vegan soy-free tofu
    Burmese tofu is a soy-free, gluten-free food made from chickpea flour, water, salt and turmeric. I first learned about Burmese tofu back in January when looking for ways to use my up a huge bag of chickpea flour (chana) that I got from Superstore; they didn’t have any smaller bags at the time. Anyway, I ran […]
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  • Vegan Hot Dog Recipe | Scallion Seitan Sausages
    Vegan Hot Dog Recipe | Scallion Seitan Sausages
    HOT DOGS! GIT YER HOT DOGS! These are not the bland tofu dogs of yesteryear, my friends! These high-protein vegan hot dogs have a hearty sausage bite and burst with savory flavour. Best of all, they are ridiculously easy to make. Click here to skip to the printable recipe. Video Tutorial for Vegan Hot Dog […]
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  • Sushi Addicts Not-So-Anonymous Pt 1 (vegan sushi recipe)
    Sushi Addicts Not-So-Anonymous Pt 1 (vegan sushi recipe)
    Sweet Button Mushroom Maki and Negi-Kidney Bean Maki Prep Time: 20 minutes (excluding time to cook rice/beans) Makes 24 – 32 pieces; about 4 servings Scroll down to skip the rambliness and go straight to the recipe One thing I miss about living in the city is access to delicious and inexpensive Japanese food. “Miss” […]
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  • Vegan Date BBQ Sauce
    Vegan Date BBQ Sauce
    My idea of the perfect barbecue sauce is sweet and savory; tangy, but not too sour; spicy, but not too hot. This vegan BBQ sauce is just that; perfect for seitan ribs, tofu kabobs, veggie burgers and more. Made without refined sugars or fats, this thick sauce starts with sweet dates and savory crushed tomatoes […]
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  • Aquafaba Mozzarella
    Aquafaba Mozzarella
    This vegan cheese is super easy to make and tastes just like mozzarella! Just blend, heat and chill and you’ll have perfectly slice-able and grate-able cheese for your vegan charcuterie, sandwiches, grilled cheese, pasta, pizza and more. This brilliant vegan cheese was created by Lacey from AvocadosAndAles.com; thank you to her for letting me demonstrate […]
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  • Fennel and Sage Baked Tofu Recipe
    Fennel and Sage Baked Tofu Recipe
    These bites of baked tofu are bursting with flavour! The fennel and sage marinade turns plain tofu into an savory, addictive vegan dish. Baking gives the tofu a crisp exterior with a chewy, juicy interior. This vegan recipe is really simple but start this early as you’ll want to marinate it for a few hours […]
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  • Pea greens are amazing and you should try them
    Pea greens are amazing and you should try them
    Pea greens are my absolute favourite leafy green vegetable but it seems that not many people (at least in my part of Canada) are familiar with them. Also known as pea shoots, snow pea leaf, or pea tips, they great steamed, in soup, sauteed or even raw in a salad. They are simply the leafy […]
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