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Perfect Vegan Potato Coins

Potatoes are the ultimate comfort food. Instead of indulging in chips, go for a healthier but equally tasty and satisfying alternative by making perfect potato […]

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Coconut Bacon

Vegan means never having to sacrifice the flavors we used to love…even bacon. This coconut bacon is crispy, smoky, salty and perfect on sandwiches, salads, […]

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Super Light and Fluffy Vegan Pancakes

Lisa shares her secrets to making the lightest and fluffiest vegan pancakes as well as a gluten free option. Delicious! You’ll be wanting brunch every […]

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Tofu Scramble Breakfast

I’ve taken an old family favorite, Denver omelet, and veganized it. What I love most is using dill pickles…tho black olives or artichokes also work. […]

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Vegan Salted Caramel Macchiato Nice Cream

If you want to hear angels singing…make and eat this amazingly delicious nice cream. It’s a dessert that can be eaten for breakfast. No guilt […]

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Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff

This is dedicated to a friend who requested I share a video on how to make a stroganoff that replaces a traditional one with meat. […]

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Surprise Marinated Tofu

For years, I marinated everything in surprise sauce but it had ingredients that weren’t vegan. When our family went vegan, I forgot all about using […]

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Tahini Roasted Veggies

When Chloe of Chloes Clean Cuisine told me about using tahini to coat veggies vs oil, I knew I had to jump in and try […]

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Vegan Nutella

My hubby told me the other day…”We need to add some sin to the vlog!” Well there’s nothing more sinfully awesome (and still nut-ritious) than […]

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Breakfast Jars On the Go

So you know that breakfast is important but maybe you hate making it in the morning when you’re tired, late or grumpy? These easy breakfast […]

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Carrot Ginger Soup

Winter in Canada means deep cold snaps. Even if you don’t have that kind of cold, everyone gets chilly here and there and chilly weather […]

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Vegan cream cheese, sour cream and ranch dressing

This video packs a lot of flavor with three recipes in one because we begin with a cashew cream cheese that turns into sour cream […]

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Veggie Balls with beans, millet and rice

There are so many possible combinations of beans and grains, a person could make a cookbook just on veggie balls and patties. This happens to […]

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Vegan Cream of Celery Soup with a Protein Punch

This was my favorite soup as a child. It’s as if the flavors come fresh from the garden. I veganized this soup and took out […]

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Vegan Catalina Dressing

It was my son who introduced me to Catalina dressing on taco salad. Since I don’t buy any pre-made dressings, which have undesirable ingredients, I […]

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Easy Vegan Collard Wraps

Looking for a fast lunch or dinner that looks fancy, is super easy, includes your greens and is gluten free (if that’s important to you)? […]

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Asian Inspired Peanut Sauce

What’s a rice wrap without a great sauce? Our Modern vegan family loves this peanut coconut sauce. Simple to make and oh so delicious. This […]

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Vegan Asian Inspired RiceWraps

If you’ve ever drooled over rice wraps but then thought they were WAY too hard to make…we’ve just busted that myth. Lisa learned a super […]

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Protein Power Gravy

What happens when you take the ultimate comfort food and change it up from fatty to fabulous? You eat it on everything of course!! This […]

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Vegan Egg Salad aka VEGG

Most vegans will occasionally have a craving for food from their past. One of the comfort foods Lisa craved was egg salad sandwiches, until she […]

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Poop Soup (aka Make me poop soup!)

Ever feel like your guts are in a gridlock: ie. the motor is running but traffic isn’t moving!! If you need a little help to […]

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Kale Yeah Salad with 2 dressings

We love Kale! Not only is it healthy but when you make a salad and dress it, it doesn’t wilt. Kale salad stays good for […]

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Tofu Croutons

I absolutely adore tofu croutons. They add a tasty bite to any buddha bowl, veggie plate, wrap, rice dish…you name it. Super easy to make, […]

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Falafel Sauce

In part two of the Falafel series, Lisa shows you her famous sauce (well…famous in her family) and how to stuff and dress your falafel […]

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Baked Falafel

Long before Modern Vegan Family had the word vegan in it, our household was crazy for falafel. Falafel is a vegan go to meal, especially […]

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Vegan Tzatziki

Tzatziki dip is a favorite in the modern vegan family household. Easy to prepare, it can be a tasty snack with pita bread or can […]

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Everything Mayonnaise

It’s awesome for vegans that we now have great mayo options from the store. Even better is that we can easily and economically make mayo […]

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Zoodles with Glory & Glowdess dressings

Zoodles are one of the easiest and tastiest ways to get your green veggie fix. These 2 versions of Glory dressing are the perfect way […]

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Delicious Hawaiian fruit #13 Passion Fruit

It’s hard to believe that this trip was the first time we bought passion fruit. It disguises itself easily amongst the lemons. This turned out […]

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Hawaiian Fruits #10 Dragonfruit

Also known as Pitaya, the dragonfruit comes from a cactus and has a few different exteriors and interiors. Most commonly seen on our trip, this […]

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Modern Vegan Family: Hawaiian Fruit #12 Starfruit

Often we’ve found these fruits at the farmers market priced at 4 for $1. Great value, great taste. Like many of the fruits we’ve previewed […]

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Weird Hawaiian fruits #11 Rambutan

When you see a rambutan, it makes you think of dinosaur eggs or something out of Jurassic Park. These strange little egg shaped morsels are […]

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Hawaiian fruits #9 AppleBananas

What’s so special about a banana? Well, this isn’t just any old banana. Apple bananas are one of the best things about the islands. Even […]

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Weird Hawaiian fruit #8 Eggfruit

I know I know….eggfruit doesn’t really have an appealing name. The cool thing about it is that you can use it a lot like banana. […]

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Weird Hawaiian Fruits #7 Garcinia

This little fruit had Lisa and Joel fooled. First they thought it was eggfruit. Then they thought it was Garcinia Intermedia. Now they know it’s […]

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Weird Hawaiian Fruits #6 Jackfruit

Lisa stumbled upon an organic farm stand at the farmers market that had a large ripe Jackfruit in their truck. They wouldn’t sell it to […]

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Weird Hawaiian fruits #5 Longan

Join Lisa in Kauai as she shares her favorite travel fruit….the longan. These delicious little morsels are easy to pack around and can be found […]

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Ugly Hawaiian Fruit #4 Cherimoya

Join Lisa in Kauai as she does a live taste test of Cherimoya…favorite fruit of Mark Twain (and I’m sure countless others) It may be […]

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Ugly Hawaiian Fruit #3 Rollinia Deliciosa

Join Lisa in Kauai as she gives you a live first time taste test of Rollinia deliciosa Aka biriba (a member of the custard apple […]

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Ugly Hawaiian Fruit #2 Soursop

Join Lisa in Kauai as she gives you a live first time taste test of soursop, a tangy local fruit in a weird looking skin.

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Ugly Hawaiian Fruit #1 Breadfruit

Join Lisa in Kauai as she gives you a live first time taste test of ripe Breadfruit and tips for finding delicious local fruits you […]

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I Come From a Land Down Under Green Smoothie

Lisa’s inspiration for this smoothie is in ingredients that she loves eating on her travels.

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Lisa’s Stool-Moving Smoothie

Inspired by her friend Randy’s digestive results from a very seedy granola bar, Lisa takes the same healthy ingredients and makes them into a great […]

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Orange You Glad Smoothie

Lisa makes a delicious smoothie with a tasty Orange-sicle feel.  

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London Frog Latte Smoothie

  Lisa takes her favorite flavor latte, The London Fog, greens it up and turns it into a smoothie.

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I love you from my head To-Matoes!! smoothie

Lisa makes an all veggie, all savory smoothie from veggies and bad puns. Warning: The jokes are pretty lame!  

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Joel’s Killer Smoothie

Lisa invites you into Chell’s Kitchen where she makes her husbands ‘house specialty’ smoothie that he has shared with the ladies in his office (to […]

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Greek Fava

Lisa went all the way to Romania to discover Greek Fava. Very simple and so delicious!  

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Better Red than Dead Smoothie

Lisa adds lots of reds into a fruit and veggie smoothie making it good for health of many body systems.

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Parsley garlic sauce on roasted veggie bowl

Bowls are the easiest and tastiest ways to eat your veggies in the most delicious way. The best part??? A tasty sauce.    

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Hummus based sauce with Asian twist

Lisa shows you how to make a quick sauce for a Buddha bowl or veggie bowl. Also easy tips to make the Buddha bowl    

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Easy Hummus

Lisa shows you how to make hummus quick and easy.    

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Chello Yellow Smoothie

Lisa shares her idea for a yellow fruit smoothie with a touch of spice:  

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Choose Chia

Once a secret super food of ancient peoples, Chia seed has become one of the best and most versatile foods in a vegan kitchen. Join […]

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