Nopales with soy chorizo recipe🌶

Pouring salsa into a pan with the chorizo and nopales

Nopales or in English young tender pads of the Prickly Pear cactus. They are tasty and reported to have several health benefits. These include stabilizing blood sugar and are have anti-inflammatory effects. Nopales are also high in fiber, antioxidants, and carotenoids and help with hangovers. To read more about the health benefits, check out this article by the Mayo Clinic.

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Easy homemade falafel recipe (Vegan) 🥗

Falafel sandwich in a basket with sauce on the side

After spending time in the Middle East and enjoying street food falafel wraps, I had to learn how to make my own homemade falafel. But I am not calling this a traditional falafel recipe, but it was developed after reading many traditional recipes. My version is made with only dry chickpeas. In some places they use fava beans or a mixture of chickpeas and fava beans. Since it’s easier for most people to find chickpeas, and I want this to be an easy falafel recipe, I went with just chickpeas. This may not be the world’s best falafel, but I really like it, and it’s gout-friendly and accidentally vegan.

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Beyond Meat bibimbap recipe 🥢

Bibimbap (vegetables, rice and beyond beef) in a bowl

Bibimbap is a great way to use up leftover banchan (Korean side dishes). Or a quick meal after making a bunch of banchan for the week. This version will use some seasoned spinach banchan (Sigeumchi-namul) in my last recipe and some that we will make for the dish. Gosari 고사리 is also really good in bibimbap.

No veggie dish is mandatory; it’s really up to you what to put. The combinations are endless. Have fun and experiment.

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Easy vegan pizza dough recipe.

Easy Vegan Pizza Dough

Did you know that most pizza dough is vegan? Well for the most part it’s flour, yeast, salt, and water. It can also include oil or sugar. Depending upon how you top your pizza it is a food that is safe for gout sufferers. Most traditional toppings for pizza are not safe for gout sufferers. Notice I did not say it is healthy but by loading this pizza with veggies we can have something that is satisfying and safe.

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