Posts tagged simple vegan recipes
3 Easy Weekday Vegan Side Dishes that Require no Measuring!

There's this restaurant I love in Madrid where you basically get to assemble your own meal. Their kitchen is in the center of the restaurant and you get to see all the different sides and components they have, and you get to pick and choose like a kid in a candy store. 

I love to recreate this feeling whenever I can at home, making several smaller components, setting them out and having everybody pick the options they love and make their own combinations of flavors.

When I do this at home, I opt for simple sides that I know so well, I can practically make them in my sleep! That way there's no stress added, and I can focus on making a special recipe, or a delicious dessert, and all my components are taken care of. 

For today's quick fix I thought I'd give you a 3 for 1!

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Really Simple Vegan Recipes for Beginners

Sometimes I get in my little culinary bubble, filled with new ingredients, experiments in the kitchen, new tools and gadgets I find, and I forget about some of my favorite people on the planet: the newbies.

When you're a teacher you develop a serious love of newbies. It's a clean slate upon which you start building information and techniques and you get to see all the amazing journeys people go through. Newbies are also filled with excitement about learning new things, and they have the perfect balance of being slightly skeptical but also open to learning something new.

Newbies rock, and newbies in the kitchen have something even cooler going for them, and it's the fact that I get to see someone who thought they were hopeless in the kitchen create a delicious dish and eat it with the biggest smile on their face.

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