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Quick Vegan Recipes

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If you are in a hurry and you are waiting special Vegan guests pick one of our quick and easy Vegan recipes to enchant your quests. Have unexpected company? Need to eat and run? Take a look at these quick Vegan recipes - each one takes one hour or less from start to finish. Want a terrific vegan sandwich? – Try our varied variety of sandwiches which is ideal for a light evening meal or a great lunch! There are plenty of misunderstandings that take place with a vegan regimen and way of life. For starters, there are a whole host of benefits for eating nutritiously, abiding by a vegan diet, and choosing the best vegan recipes. However the major misunderstanding is that eating vegan is instantly healthy. Our body other than carbohydrates and proteins also requires a good quantity of vitamins and minerals. Researches have shown that vegetables and fruits are full of carbohydrates, vitamins, fiber and minerals. Vegan recipes are great for health since they have neither additives nor preservatives nor it is fried.

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Quick Vegan Recipes

  1. 1. Quick Vegan RecipesVegans, especially those who are new to this fast becoming popular lifestyle, are moreoften than not challenged by the perceived limitation of the foods that they consume.People trying this out imagine a life eating only solely plant-based diet devoid of meat,poultry and dairy have second thoughts of reverting to the conventional carnivorousdiet despite the countless detrimental effects an overly meat-based diet havoc on thehealth.However, have a conversation with a long-time vegan and you’ll be surprised that theycan create a wide array of dishes for all meal periods, all occasions using onlyvegetables, fruit, nuts and seeds. One is assured by the health claims an animalproduct-free diet confers: ideal weight maintenance, natural detoxification, avoidanceof lifestyle diseases, diabetes prevention or reversal and much more. Some evenclaim age reversal effects on a cellular level as anti-oxidants are highly concentrated inplant-based foods.Preparing vegan dishes is actually very much compatible with a fast-paced lifestyle asvirtually all fruit and vegetables can be eaten with little or no cooking. What could besimpler than a tossed salad of raw greens and sliced up root vegetables? Rather thansausages or bacon and eggs, a convenient kid- and adult-friendly breakfast could be ahome-made muesli composed of oats, fresh and dried fruit, nuts, seeds with protein-rich nut milk poured over it. Soups are also very easy to prepare without meat anddairy products. Make it hearty and healthy by using vegetables and grains.To address concerns of potential deficiency of important nutrients, the properbalancing of the components of a vegan diet is vital. The basic food groups includevegetables which can be further classified as green leafy and root crops, fruit, nuts,seeds, grains, fats and oils. Confer with a health professional, nutritionist of evensomeone who has gone down this path to get practical advice.On the other side of vegan food preparation are intimidating dishes that requireunconventional procedures such as fermentation, sprouting and dehydration. Veganstake these time consuming steps to gain more health benefits from the foods theyconsume and add texture, flavor and depth. Fermenting foods naturally createdprobiotcs which help improve digestion and the assimilation of nutrients in the colon.Sprouting seeds, nuts and grains create “living food” that are chockfull of enzymes andphyto-nutrients. Dehydration changes the texture and flavor of food as well asconcentrates nutrients rather than cooking them away.
  2. 2. Asparagus and Pine NutsThis Asian-inspired dish combines asparagus with pine nuts, chile, soy sauce, andsesame oil. Serve it as a side dish alongside fish or meat.Servings: 6Difficulty Level: EasyIngredients:2 ½ lbs. fresh asparagus (trimmed, peeled, cut into thirds, and placed in a bowl of coldwater), 2 tablespoons olive oil, 3 tablespoons pine nuts, 2 green onions (chopped), 1to 11/2 teaspoons minced hot green chile, ½ teaspoon salt, ¾ teaspoon granulatedsugar, 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice, ¼ teaspoon soy sauce, 2 tablespoons sesame oilPreparation Instructions:Drain the asparagus. Pour the oil into a sauté pan and warm over medium heat. Whenhot, add the pine nuts. As soon as the nuts are golden, remove them with a slottedspatula and drain on paper towels. To the pan, add the green onion, chile, asparagus,3 tablespoons of water, and the salt. Bring to a simmer. Cover and cook for about 3minutes, or until the asparagus is tender but not soft. Add the sugar, juice, soy sauce,and sesame oil. Mix well. Most of the liquid will boil away. Add the pine nuts, toss, andserve.
  3. 3. Asparagus with AlmondsAsparagus with an almond crunch; what could be better than that?Servings: 6-8Preparation Time: 5 minutesCooking Time: 5-10 minutesDifficulty Level: EasyIngredients:2 pounds fresh or frozen asparagus, 4 tbsp. butter, 1/4 cup sliced almonds, 2 tsp.lemon juice, preferably fresh, 1/4 tsp. coarse ground black pepperPreparation Instructions:Put enough water in the bottom of a large pot or kettle to cover asparagus. Bringwater to a boil. Add asparagus spears and cook until tender, about 2-3 minutes.Remove from heat. Drain off hot water and rinse with cold water. Drain again. Setaside. Melt butter over medium heat in a large skillet. Add the almonds. Cook untilthey start to turn brown. Add asparagus. Toss to heat. Add lemon juice and pepper.Toss lightly. Serve.
  4. 4. Asparagus with French Orange SauceThe French are known for their amazing vegetables, sometimes served with delicatesauces. This recipe makes a kind of hollandaise, which should be cooked carefully, andwithout scorching.ServingsL: 6Cooking Time: 30 minutesDifficulty Level: AverageIngredients:¾ cup unsalted butter, 3 egg yolks, 1 tablespoon cold water, 1 tablespoon freshlysqueezed lemon juice, Juice and grated rind of 1 orange, 30 asparagus spears, toughbottoms removed, Sea salt, Cayenne pepperPreparation Instructions:In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Remove any foam from the surfaceand set aside. Place a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of just simmering water. Addthe egg yolks, water, lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon of the orange juice. Season withsalt. Whisk constantly over low heat until the sauce begins thickening. Remove thebowl from the stove. Whisk in the melted butter, a couple of drops at a time andleaving the milky solids in the bottom of the saucepan behind. The sauce shouldthicken. Add the orange rind and 2 to 4 tablespoons of orange juice. Season with saltand cayenne. Keep warm, stirring from time to time. Fill a deep skillet with 2 in. ofwater. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Add the asparagus. Return to a boil.Simmer for 4 to 7 minutes, or until barely tender. Drain gently. Pat dry. Place theasparagus on a platter and spoon some sauce over them. Serve immediately.OTHER LINKS:readymade cake mixtype of chili peppersmaking sour milk for bakingmanhattan cocktail wikiethiopian yirgacheffe wiki

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