Back, with Chickpea minestrone with Arugula and Cashew Crema

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I know I disappeared for a very long time. And I even had the courage to do this in the middle of VeganMoFo.

But I had two very good reasons:

First, the daughter got herself a boyfriend and is never at home anymore. So now I only have to cook for myself. That means throwing some food in a pot, put on a heater, eat! I’m now planning to change this kind of behavior and really start to cook and bake again.

Second, and this is actually the most important reason, and the best one too. Me and some friends started a Belgian Vegan Organisation. This took a lot of my time. If you wanna know more about it: you can check our FB page 

Chickpea minestrone with arugula and cashew crema

Chickpea minestrone with Arugula and Cashew Crema

For the Cashew Crema I used the recipe from But I could never go Vegan!

Pasta Salad (VeganMoFo 2014)

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For this salad I combined 2 cookbooks from my to-do cookbook list VeganMoFo 2014:

Pasta Salad

Name: Super Simple Creamy Dyon Dressing

From: The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions

Author: Celine Steen & Joni Marie Newman

 

Name: Tofu Chicken

From: Cookin’ Crunk

Author: Bianca Phillips

 

Spaghetti alla Carbonara (VeganMoFo 2014)

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Lately the daughter isn’t so much home anymore for diner. As she doesn’t like tempeh, I finally have the opportunity to prepare dishes wich uses tempeh:

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

 

Name: Spaghetti alla Carbonara

From: Betty goes Vegan

Author: Annie Shannon, Dan Shannon

 

Curry, Coconut, and Carrot Blender Soup (VeganMoFo 2014)

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You can’t believe how easy this soup is to prepare. And it is definitely one of the best carrot soups I ever had:

Curry, Coconut and Carrot Blender Soup

Name: Curry, Coconut, and Carrot Blender Soup

From: Going Vegan

Author: Joni Marie Newman and Gerrie Lynn Adams