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Lauren’s Kitchen

Lauren's Kitchen

Lauren Hubele shares some of her favorite plant-based recipes from all over the web.

Vegan Zucchini Fritters

July 31, 2018

This is a handy recipe to have around when there happens to be a few assorted vegetables but not enough of anything to make a full meal. These fritters have become a family favorite for sure and there is never a leftover in sight. That was even true today when we doubled the recipe in…

Creamy Lemon Zucchini Soup

July 23, 2018

It happens to be every gardener’s dilemma this time of year – what to do with all the zucchini? It’s impossible to have too many recipes for zucchini. Apparently it is an international problem as well because our neighbors down the road gifted us with a basket full last Sunday morning. Moments later, a summer…

Herbed Polenta

July 16, 2018

I love to work with recipes that are easily modified and polenta certainly fits in that category. This particular version can be eaten creamy almost porridge like or firm and cut into slices. Even the slices themselves can be served as is, pan roasted in a small amount of olive oil, grilled briefly on a…

Jamie Oliver’s Slaw

Mar 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

I was on the lookout this week for a simple salad to share with weekend guests that would offer just a hint of something different. When I came across this slaw from Jamie Oliver, I knew my search was over. It was just the right choice for our warming weather here in Austin and may offer a hint of spring to those of you still shoveling snow. INGREDIENTS •1 sweetheart cabbage •3 large spears of asparagus •3 spring onions •2…

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Mushroom Chowder

Mar 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

An  adaption of Heidi Swanson’s Mixed Mushroom Soup, 101 Cookbooks Blog If you are a mushroom lover like me, THIS is your soup. It’s a cold drizzly day outside but my kitchen feels so cozy when the scent of this aromatic soup fills the air. Ingredients 3 tablespoons coconut oil 1 pound assorted fresh mushrooms, cut into bite-sized pieces (I like portabellas, shitake, and oyster) fine grain sea salt & freshly ground pepper 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped 2…

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Grain Free Banana Bread

Feb 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Adapted from George Bryant (Civilized Caveman) Prep time 10 mins Cook time 60 mins Total time 1 hour 10 mins Serves: 8 or 12 muffins Ingredients •4 very ripe bananas (2½ cups mashed or 575 grams) •4 eggs (replace with ¼ chia seeds soaked in ½ to ¾ cup of water) •1/2 cup almond butter (140 grams- can sub coconut, sunflower seed, macadamia nut, etc butter) •4 tablespoons grass-fed butter, melted (substitute earth balance coconut spread or coconut oil) •1/2…

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Heidi Swanson's Harira

Feb 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

We’ve had a string of cold gloomy days which had me searching for a slightly spicy comfort dish for dinner. When that’s the case it is always Heidi Swanson I turn to for help. It was delicious the first time round and even better as leftovers for Saturday lunch. Here is my adaptation from from Near & Far. 1 bunch cilantro Extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 2 medium onions, diced 3 celery stalks, diced, leaves reserved- ( replaced…

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An adaption of Jamie Oliver’s Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

Jan 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

We are having some unusually cold and icy days here in Austin and I am pulling from the comfort food recipes I tucked away during the blasting heat of summer. This particular version of Shepherd’s Pie is so worth the effort and absolutely won everyone over. Of course we would expect nothing less from the amazing Jamie Oliver. Here is my adapted version. You certainly won’t regret carving a bit of extra time out to make this satisfying dish. Ingredients…

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