One Pot Vegan Vodka Sauce Pasta from The Easy Vegan. Review + GIVEAWAY!

One Pot Vegan Vodka Sauce Pasta

Kathy Hester’s new book The Easy Vegan Cookbook: Make Healthy Home Cooking Practically Effortless hits stores today! Kathy is the best selling author of The Great Vegan Bean book, Vegan Slow cooking, Oatrageous Oatmeals and other books. In her latest cookbook Kathy brings you easy everyday meals that are allergen friendly, with many gluten free and soy free options and can be made oil-free. 

If you know her earlier cookbooks, you know that Kathy has an amazing collection of creations in each one of them. Chapters in The Easy Vegan Cookbook include
Make ahead staples, Soups save the day
Simple stews, Pushover pasta
Manageable mains, Speedy stir frys
Easy sandwiches and spreads, Sides and Desserts and Drinks

Kathy covers pantry essentials, tips on meal planning, where to find the pantry items. Recipes include slow cooker as well as stove top instructions wherever possible.

The gorgeous bright photography in the book is by Ann Oliverio. Photos on this post by Ann from the cookbook. 
Publishers are giving away a copy of the book on this post. To enter, see the end of the post.
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Masala Chickpea Bowl with Chana masala Spice Chickpea Dressing | Vegan Richa

Masala Chickpea Bowl with Chana Masala Spice…

Summer has brought out the bowl person in me, In general I prefer a bowl of steaming spicy chana masala with rice or flatbread most days. But all the heat and spice when the temps are in the 90s means another hour to cool down after the meal. So a cooler chana masala bowl today.  Spice… 

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Cherry Almond Thumbprint Cookies - Almond Pulp Cookies | Vegan Richa

Cherry Almond Thumbprint Cookies – Almond…

When you have loads of almond pulp after making almond milk, make almond thumbprints! Because whats not good with cherry preserves. These soft cookies are easy and a great snack. Add in some amaretto extract in the cookie dough or amaretto liquor to the cherry preserves for variation. You can also use ground almonds or other… 

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How to make Almond Milk | Vegan Richa

How to make Almond Milk at home…

Almond Milk is a staple in our house. It gets used in curries, sauces, baking, breads, chai and more. It is creamy enough for most uses and works beautifully as a dairy milk substitute.  I use blanched almonds for a less prominent almond flavor in the milk, which works beautifully in Masala Chai, Coffee, Lattes,… 

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35 Vegan Veggie Burger Recipes | VeganRicha.com

35 Vegan Veggie Burger Recipes…

  Before we hit all the pumpkin, squash, orange and fall, make these Burgers! 35 Amazing Vegan Veggie Burger Recipes.  No fake meats, loads of beans, lentils, veggies and loads of gluten-free and soy-free options. The kind of burgers we love in this house.    Tips to make great Veggie/Bean Burgers: Keep burger patties mixture moist…. 

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Veggies and Lentils in Peanut Sauce | Vegan Richa

Veggies and Lentils in Peanut Sauce…

You know what goes well with that delicious peanut sauce, yes lentils! Red lentils cook up super quick. Meanwhile, stir fry some veggies, blend up the peanut sauce, throw everything in the same skillet and serve unsuspecting people! Serve over rice or grains of choice or wide noodles of choice. You want to pick up… 

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Aloo Bharta - Indian Mashed Potatoes | Vegan Richa

Aloo Bharta – Indian Mashed Potatoes…

Aloo Bharta, Bhorta, Chokha, bhaate are various names of similar mashed potato dish from different regions in India (from Bengal, Rajasthan, Bihar and other states). Mashed Potatoes are spiced and flavored depending on the the region, state, family, personal preference and served as side with dals and rice.  These mashed potatoes are lightly spiced, generally… 

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Carrot Zucchini Chickpea Fritters Vegan Recipe | Vegan Richa

Carrot Zucchini Chickpea Fritters Vegan Recipe…

The other day, hubbs read my blog posts and mentioned how short they were. I said yes, I know. I post too frequently to have stories to tell in each one of them. Is there a reason why I make some of the recipes on the blog? More often than not, they come about because I… 

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Red Curry Tempeh Summer Rolls | Vegan Richa

Red Curry Tempeh Summer Rolls…

I am getting better at rolling up Summer Rolls! They are a great way to finish up stuff from the refrigerator without spending too much time standing near the hot kitchen stove.  I used 3 grain Tempeh for the rolls. Tempeh was steamed and marinated in red curry, maple, soy sauce marinade and cooked until the… 

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