The Minimalist Vegan

The Minimalist Vegan: Easy Vegan Brown Lentil Stew

This is a super easy recipe for a brown lentil stew that not only requires just a handful of ingredients, but is also nutritious, healthy, and a great staple meal to create when you’re pantry is running low. I’ve been eating this brown lentil stew (which so happens to be vegan) for as long as…

October 31, 2021

The Minimalist Vegan: Are We Done With Minimalism? – Episode 071

On the surface, it appears that minimalism has reached the mainstream. Minimalism is more widely accepted and, as a result, has lost its flair. Back in episode 46, we discussed what the future of minimalism would look like and pontificated on the trendiness of the movement.  Well, almost two years on—where does it stand? More…

October 28, 2021

The Minimalist Vegan: Chunky Beetroot & Ginger Dip (Vegan)

This chunky roasted beetroot dip has beautiful rich earthy flavours. A nice kick from the fresh ginger, nuttiness and creaminess from the tahini and olive oil, and deep umami from the roasted garlic makes it the perfect combination. It would also be the perfect addition to any veggie bowl, spread on a sandwich or burger,…

October 23, 2021

The Minimalist Vegan: Why Do People Hate Vegans? – Episode 070

Studies show that vegans are viewed more negatively than atheists, immigrants, homosexuals, and asexuals. In fact, the only group viewed more negatively than vegans were drug addicts! Beyond the surveys, we’ve felt it too. Whether it’s eating out with friends or meeting someone for the first time, veganism comes with an air of inconvenience, stigma…

October 15, 2021

The Minimalist Vegan: Smokey Vegan Baked Mac and Cheese

This vegan baked mac and cheese is smokey, creamy, rich, crispy on the top, and super easy to make! This is the ultimate in comfort food. Who can go past a tasty, easy, and affordable meal? A little different from the other traditional mac and cheese recipes out there with that twist of smokiness. This recipe…

October 14, 2021

The Minimalist Vegan: Vegan Cherry Strudel with Cream Cheese

This vegan cherry strudel is a beautiful, simple dessert with thin crispy layers of dough, tart cherries, and a soft vegan cream cheese that has notes of lemon and vanilla. What I love about this strudel the most is that it’s not too sweet. Only three tablespoons of sugar are added to the cream cheese…

October 12, 2021

The Minimalist Vegan: Vegan Rum and Raisin Truffles | 5-Ingredients

These vegan rum and raisin truffles are super easy to make and create the perfect gift or treat for yourself! They’re decadent, rich and super creamy. If you love a hint of liquor in your truffles, you’ll love these. With only 5-ingredients in this recipe, they’ll quickly become your go-to vegan rum ganache truffles for…

September 24, 2021

The Minimalist Vegan: Easy Rose and Pistachio Chocolate Truffles

These easy rose and pistachio chocolate truffles are the perfect luxury treat for you or someone special. If you love the flavours of Turkish delights, this will be right up your alley! The subtle yet refreshing notes of rose in these truffles are the perfect pairing for the beautifully green pistachios. The tools that you’ll…

September 24, 2021