Healthy Vegan Fridays #142

Happy Friday my loves Image result for teal heart emoji! As you are reading this, I may very well be running 9 miles as part of my half marathon training. Two weeks left!! Yikes, I gotta kick my butt in gear. Tomorrow will be a relaxed day and then Sunday I’m running a 5km race with my friend’s daughter. It’s her first race and I’m SO excited to motivate her into the world of running. What are your weekend plans?

Before we get started, I just wanted to share with you that Mary Ellen has a giveaway on her blog right now for a super cool sounding cookbook, Veganize It. She even shares a recipe for Heart of Palm and Artichoke Cakes that sound like the bomb. Check out the giveaway here.

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Never heard of Healthy Vegan Fridays before? It’s an amazing weekly linkup for bloggers to share their delicious and healthy vegan food. This linkup is not restricted to recipes though – feel free to share your posts on exercise & fitness, plant-based health & wellness,  and/or vegan travel, restaurant and cookbook reviews.

Don’t have a blog? Don’t worry! You can come and see what others have shared and find some tasty food to try!

Let’s check out some of our favs from last week.

Raw Angel Hair Zucchini Pasta with Neatballs from Urbane Natural:

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It has been much too long since I last enjoyed some zoodles. I haven’t been feeling the raw food lately, but with spring around the corner, I can feel my body starting to crave it again. And check out those walnut & sun dried tomato neatballs!

Homemade Whipped Body Lotion from Eating Well Diary:

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I’m super excited to try making this luscious lotion! One of my goals is to try and make more of my own things, and why not body butter? It actually sounds fairly simple to make and I can understand all of the ingredients, unlike the packaged stuff I normally buy.

Creamy Soy Milk Ramen from Sprinkle of Vanilla Sugar:

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This dish is simply gorgeous. I always thought ramen sounded a little intimidating to make, but this is relatively easy and I even have most of the ingredients on hand (just need to track down some vegan Dashi). It sounds warming and delicious, simple, yet hearty. And the easy to follow step-by-step instructions make for easy ramen making.

Cinnamon French Toast Bites from Strength & Sunshine:

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zomg. This plate. I have really fond memories of my dad making french toast for breakfast, I would even make a special request of it for my birthday as it was a rare occasion. I have since given it up since it’s typically not vegan, let alone gluten free. Rebecca saves the day with this Kimmy-friendly version of an old fav.

This week, Mary Ellen is sharing her Teriyaki Tempeh:teriyaki-tempeh-1

The two T’s and tow of my very favourite things! Some of my friends have told me they don’t look at tempeh, to which I promptly respond by looking at them as if they have sprouted an extra head. But how on earth could you not like this tempeh? Steamed, marinated and sauced up, this is sure to turn anyone into a tempeh lover!

I’m sharing my Lemon Artichoke Dip:

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Got a movie night coming up? This is the perfect snack for a romantic couples night, or a less quiet night with the kiddos or even a fun girls night in. This is some drool-worthy dip right here. Munch it up with potato chips or lighten it up with some raw veggies.

We’d love it if you link up and bring some friends to the party! We’ll be pinning and sharing your tasty treats on social media! 

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Join Kimmy (Rock My Vegan Socks) & Mary Ellen (VNutrition) for HVF!

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Let’s get sharing! I can’t wait to see what you bring this week! 

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15 thoughts on “Healthy Vegan Fridays #142

  1. Happy Friday Kimmy! Good luck with the run and the race this weekend! That’s so nice you’re helping out your friend’s daughter!

    No plans here for me except making your artichoke dip. It’s snowing right now so all I want to do is go back home and snuggle with the pups.

  2. Hi Kimmy,
    Thank you for the Feature! I am so delighted that Raw Angel Hair Zucchini Pasta with Neatballs from Urban Naturale has been featured on Healthy Vegan Fridays. I sincerely appreciate the support and recognition. I will add the featured badge to my blog. All the best, Deborah

  3. Dashi is pretty easy to make. I think there might be a recipe on the Post Punk Kitchen (Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s website) but sometimes I just toss some kombu in water and let it soak for a few hours.

  4. Glad to know your race went well! Félicitation ma chère (since we’re all about French right now!).

    I really need to try the French Toast Bites… Because, wow!!! Then I need to try that tempeh recipe because I need to find a way to enjoy tempeh (it’s my nemesis). And your dip, which I REALLY wanted to try this weekend but making boxes (ah, moving) really got in the way. Next weekend it is!

    1. Ah merci ma belle!
      Ok if you need to find a way to like tempeh, I think Mary Ellen has you covered! The sauce sounds ah-mazing! It’s on my list to try next week. Moving is a very good excuse! 😉

  5. Thank you so much for featuring our soymilk ramen! You always leave the sweetest and most thoughtful comments. I am so excited for you to try this, it is absolutely delicious! If you don’t have vegan dashi, veggie stock or mushroom stock would work too!

    Looking forward to the next Vegan Friday Link UP!

    1. I really enjoy reading your posts, you write so beautifully and I love reading your stories and memories.
      Good to know that stock would work well in place of dashi, but I’m sure I will be able to track some down! Looking forward to seeing more of your recipes =)

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