Instant Pot Barbecue Jackfruit

Instant Pot Barbecue Jackfruit.  The main purpose of cooking food in the Instant Pot some would say, is to have your food ready quickly.  This recipe definitely accomplishes that goal.  An additional benefit that you notice when you eat Instant Pot food however, is that the food is tender and juicy and the flavor seems greatly enhanced by the pressure cooking.  You can cook a variety of food in the Instant Pot, and this jackfruit is the perfect food.  The spices, the chili peppers in adobo sauce marinate and the jackfruit is steeped with flavor. The perfect dish to confirm that you are not deprived eating vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free.

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Vegan Spaghetti & (no)Meatballs

Vegan Spaghetti and (no)Meatballs is a delicious, flavorful twist on the old traditional favorite.  If you used to be a meat eater, you will not believe how amazing these vegan (no)meatballs are!  You can serve them with this spaghetti recipe or with any other meal.  In additional to the yummy goodness that we find in a bowl of spaghetti and meatballs, the meatballs and sauce have added tofu for protein.  The fresh herbs enhance the flavor, and this dish is perfect for left overs.  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Sheet Pan Veggie Meal Prep

Sheet Pan Veggie Meal Prep.  I have never really been diligent at meal prep.I often grill vegetables in bulk, and add them to different dishes randomly.  I also will make salad dressings or creme sauces and use them throughout the week.  Neither of these practices actually qualifies as official meal prep.  This week, I was more deliberate in planning–I wanted a delicious lunch for five days, and set out to do that.  The result was very weird.

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Thai Vegetable and Noodle StirFry

On those busy nights where you need dinner, but have nothing ready, you can whip up this Thai Vegetable and Noodle Stirfry with what you have.  Here, I used cabbage, green onions, carrots, sprouts, baby broccoli, spices and a hot almond red curry sauce.  The result was yummy, and the best part is, it was ready in less than 30 minutes!  Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.

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