Vegan Lasagna Verde from Healthy Happy Vegan Kitchen. Review + Giveaway!

Vegan Lasagna Verde

It is the season of cookbooks! It almost feels like Holiday season but about books, easy cooking and sunny days. That is what Healthy Happy Vegan Kitchen book brings to this season. Its a holiday in the middle of all the work. Bright colors, easy no fuss recipes, large dark font !(so important for the reading challenged me) and easy on time.

I happened upon Kathy’s blog Healthy Happy Life long time back, when we were transitioning to a vegan diet and I needed to look up some basics or some easy weekend burger recipes or figure out how to like Tofu (Hasselback BBQ tofu!).

Kathy’s vibrant photos always draw me in. This book is full of the same colors, enthusiasm and fun that is Kathy. The recipes are easy, delicious, fuss-free, and use ingredients that I generally already have. You can use the book for daily meals or to impress a crowd.

The Publishers are giving away one copy of the book to one of the blog readers! Enter the giveaway at the end of this post. To Enter the giveaway (US only), please leave me a comment on this post about your favorite recipe from Kathy’s blog Healthy Happy Life!
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Vegan Dhaba Chicken | Vegan Richa

Vegan Dhaba Chicken-free Chickn – Beyond…

There are several Indian sauces and curries that are generally used with some kind of meat or Paneer cheese. For all of those Tempeh, Tofu, cooked chickpeas, beans or veggies are a great substitute. Dhaba means road side restaurant or a small restaurant that is on the highways and serves local cuisine. Dhaba chicken (Dhaba Chicken… 

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vegan yeast free flatbread

Vegan Yeast free Flatbread and Pita bread…

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Vegan Carrot Cake Pudding from Ann…

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Spicy Mac and Cheese Balls Baked…

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Easy Chana Dal Recipe. Split Chickpea Soup…

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Snickerdoodle Protein Shakes and Mega Vega…

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Almond Butter Salted Caramel Brownie French Toasts…

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Vegan Shakshuka with Sweet Potato | Vegan Richa

Vegan Shakshuka with Sweet Potatoes & Tofu…

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