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Southwest Tofu Scramble

Southwest Tofu Scramble

Tofu is extremely versatile and it can be added to almost anything you can think of like smoothies, soups, salads, entrees, sides and  desserts. It can be fried, baked, broiled, stewed, grilled or scrambled and can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner or  even as 

Pico de Gallo: Fresh Tomato Salsa

Pico de Gallo: Fresh Tomato Salsa

Salsa is extremely versatile and a must have in your refrigerator at all times! It’s a boon when you want to throw together something in a jiffy. You can add it to soups, sandwiches, salads, burritos, tofu scramble, dip, marinade and many more. Ingredients 3 

Kerala Chickenless Fry

Kerala Chickenless Fry

Here is another veganized version of a popular non-vegetarian dish from Kerala. You can use any of the chicken substitutes available at the store, soya chunks, tofu, temph or even a favorite vegetable. Ingredients 1 bag or around 400gm(14oz) Beyond Chicken grilled strips or Delight 

Carrot Pickles (Kaduku Carrot Achar)

Carrot Pickles (Kaduku Carrot Achar)

This pickle is inspired by the traditional mango pickle from Kerala. It’s not always easy for us to find unripe organic mangoes through out the year so we began experimenting with different fruits and vegetables, and clearly carrots were the winner. Ingredients 1 cup carrots, 

Kale Quesadilla

Kale Quesadilla

Here is something that’s easy, nutritious and extremely kid-friendly! Ingredients 1 tortilla, uncooked or cooked 1 tbsp kale, finely chopped 1 – 2 tbsp of vegan shredded cheese 1/2 tsp garlic oil (optional) Directions I used uncooked tortilla but cooked tortilla will also serve the 

Easy Kale and Coconut Stir Fry (Thoran)

Easy Kale and Coconut Stir Fry (Thoran)

Thoran is a daily staple at most homes in Kerala. It is a vegetable stir fry with grated coconut and delicately spiced with cumin, turmeric, mustard, chilies and curry leaves. It is typically served with steamed rice. Ingredients 2 cups kale, finely chopped 4 tbsp 

Nadan Beefless Curry

Nadan Beefless Curry

This is our attempt at veganizing a popular thattukada dish (street food) from Kerala. Hope you enjoy it as much as Hari and I enjoyed putting it together! Ingredients: 1 bag Gardein Beefless Tips or soya chunks or tofu (8-9oz or 250gm) 6-7 Shallots/small red 

Look whats new at Costco!

Look whats new at Costco!

Costco has some new vegan products! Here are some of the other vegan options that are already available at a  Costco near you. They also have a wide variety of non-dairy milk like soy and almond, whole grains, vegetables and fruits which are not shown 

Pigs can empathize

Pigs can empathize

Franz de Waal defines empathy as ‘‘the capacity to be affected by and share the emotional state of another, assess the reasons for the other’s state and identify with the other, adopting his or her perspective’’. Scientists at Wageningen University in the Netherlands recently carried 

NYT’s investigation into taxpayer funded nightmarish experiments.

NYT’s investigation into taxpayer funded nightmarish experiments.

An investigation by The New York Times has revealed nightmarish experiments being conducted with taxpayer money at a remote research center in southern Nebraska to further profits for the Meat Industry. According to the article, “These experiments are not the work of a meat processor