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Vegan Potato Leek Soup | kitchenoperas.com

7-Ingredient Vegan Potato Leek Soup

We’re right on the cusp of summer-weather turning into fall-weather here… it’s just starting to get cool and rainy, and so Ashley and I are starting to crave fall foods.  What better way to warm up than with a bowl of soup? We both love Potato Leek Soup, but it’s often not vegan-friendly.  So we’ve […]

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Taco Salad | kitchenoperas.com

Black Bean Taco Salad with Cilantro & Jalapeño Dressing

Sometimes you need tacos or nachos, and sometimes you need a salad. My sister, Heather, and I always need tacos or nachos.  There’s a local vegan restaurant that has tofu tacos with a creamy jalapeño/lime sauce… and we both love to order the tacos, mainly for the sauce. So I’ve been dying to make the […]

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Gluten-Free Ramen Miso Soup | kitchenoperas.com

Gluten-Free Miso Ramen

I got so excited the other day when I discovered that I could get gluten-free ramen noodles delivered with my veggie box!!! I immediately ordered a pack of the (organic, gluten-free & vegan) Jade Pearl Rice Ramen Noodles — and got excited for the soup I was planning on making. In undergrad, I just about […]

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Collard Green Wraps with Red Lentil & Caramelised Shallot Pâté | kitchenoperas.com

Collard Wraps with Red Lentil & Caramelised Shallot Pâté

  Guys… we made hummus. After last year’s Hummazing Month of Hummus for Vegan MoFo, we had decided to take a break from hummus for this year’s Vegan MoFo. So Ash and I got together for a cooking date to create our first lunch recipe for Vegan MoFo. We decided we’d make collard wraps, and […]

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Chocolate Quinoa Porridge | kitchenoperas.com

Ashley’s Chocolate Quinoa Porridge

I am so loving this year’s Vegan MoFo experience — Ashley and I have had a couple of fun dates in the kitchen already, and we’re constantly throwing delicious ideas back and forth over text messages. This morning’s breakfast is from Ash, and I can’t wait to make this chocolatey goodness for myself. Enjoy in […]

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Pumpkin Cornbread Waffles | kitchenoperas.com

Pumpkin Cornbread Waffles (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

Ashley and her partner, Corbin, have started a weekly waffle tradition: Waffle Wednesdays!  And so in that spirit, for Vegan MoFo, we’d like to present you with a today’s Wednesday Waffles: they’re vegan, they’re gluten-free, and they’re Pumpkin Cornbread Waffles!!!!   I wanted to try a cornbread waffle, using masa harina (which I’ve got in […]

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Vegan Breakfast Tacos | kitchenoperas.com

Vegan Breakfast Tacos

Ashley and I have been so excited for Vegan MoFo this year, we’ve been planning and plotting up a storm.  We have a spreadsheet, and a Pinterest board, and way too many text messages about tofu going back and forth! We got together for our first cooking date last week, and thought we’d create our […]

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Lemon Coconut Poppy Seed Gluten-Free Muffins | kitchenoperas.com

Lemon Coconut Poppy Seed Gluten-Free Muffins

There’s a gluten-free and vegan bakery in Toronto, called Bunner’s.  They are famous for their cinnamon buns, and I’ve been dying to go visit to try them.  My personal trainer, Neil, really loves their cinnamon buns, and was trying to get me to go for a long bike ride with the temptation of gluten-free cinnamon […]

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Gluten-Free Carrot Cake with Mascarpone Icing | kitchenoperas.com

Gluten-Free Carrot Cake with Mascarpone Frosting & Candied Orange Peel

Last weekend was a long-weekend, and some of my lovely family were visiting from out of town.  So what’s a family to do but have a braai (the South African term for a barbecue)? Because it was a long-weekend, I had Monday as a bonus day all to myself before we went over to the […]

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Homemade Mascarpone | kitchenoperas.com

Cheesemaking: Homemade Mascarpone

I’ve never had homemade Mascarpone before making this recipe… and now I’m spoiled.  I honestly couldn’t stop going into the fridge and having a taste here and a taste there, just to see how it was.  I had to force myself to stop so I could have enough to make frosting out of it! Just […]

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