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A hearty meal that comes together in less than half an hour. {vegan}

Lazy Cowboy Casserole

I know this doesn’t look like a casserole, and that’s because it isn’t (not anymore)… Originally it was, years ago, back when I veganized a recipe I saw printed in a paper called Cowboy Casserole. It was lovingly topped with a layer of thinly sliced potatoes and then baked to a golden crips. How times change.
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Lentil Casserole - lentils and veggies are topped with mashed potato, making this hearty vegan casserole.

Lentil Casserole

Even if you love being in the kitchen, don’t you sometimes just want a break?… Not from baking cookies!… Never from baking cookies… But from the dinner grind?… Sure there’s the option of eating out, but for those of us on a budget (isn’t that everybody?), that can get expensive. For me, the more practical (and honestly, preferred) answer is leftovers. I love leftovers, and in my opinion there’s no better leftovers than a casserole.

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Yam Quinoa Burger - These flavourful vegan patties are super easy to prepare and can be ready for serving in about 35 minutes!

Yam Quinoa Burgers

Burgers are a meal staple around here. Partly because they tend to be quick and easy, but mostly because Dave’s a burger fanatic. Seriously, that guy could happily eat them every single day! Anyway, he’s been after me to replicate a burger that we’ve been ordering out, and I think I’ve come pretty close with these.
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Vegetable Barley Chili

Vegetable Barley Chili

I was so apprehensive about this post. We just moved and it’s the first one I’m doing from our new home. I’m still learning the new kitchen layout and stove/oven, which (I’m sure you know) means everything takes way longer to do because nothing is where I’m used to it being. Even worse, I had no idea how I was going to take the pictures, not knowing where the best natural light is here. Plus other than the actual camera, all the photography equipment is still packed. Luckily, it wasn’t raining…

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