Living Vegan In Charlotte, NC

Vegan Recipe Index

All my recipes are vegan – meat-free, dairy-free, and egg-free.

Many are also gluten free (GF).  If I list a pasta as gluten-free, I’m referring to the sauce.


A Perfect Cup of Vegan Chai (GF)

Cantaloupe-Ginger Smoothie (GF)

Indian Lemonade (Nimbu Paani) (GF)

Namkeen Lassi (scroll to bottom of post) (GF)

Watermelon Smoothie (GF)


Cornbread With Turnip Greens and Hot Peppers

Breakfasts & Brunches

Green Grits (GF)

Indian Inspired Tofu Scramble (GF)

Indian Tofu Scramble (Tofu Bhurji) (GF)

Italian Tofu Breakfast Scramble (GF)

Medu Vada Indian Breakfast Wraps

Punjabi Hash Browns (GF)

Southwestern Quiche with Black Beans and Chorizo

Spinach Artichoke Quiche (GF)

Easy Cheesy Vegan Sausage Fritatta (GF)

Classic Southern Low-Fat Sausage Gravy Biscuits 

Sunday Southern Breakfast


Black Bean Chili (GF)

Insanely Easy Vegan Chili

Rajma (Indian Chili) (GF)


Chocolate Mocha Crazy Cake

Chocolate Orange Orgasm Cake

Mandarin Orange Upside-Down Cake


Alfredo Primavera Pasta Sauce (GF)

“Beef” Stroganoff 

Olive Lover’s Pasta aka Pasta Puttanesca (GF)

Pasta with Creamy White Wine Sauce, Baby Asparagus, and Sauteed Mushrooms (GF)

Traditional Spaghetti with Seitan Meat Sauce

Other Mains

Aloo Nutrela Curry (Potatoes with Soy Nuggets)

Beef” Stew

Punjabi Black Eyed Peas with Wilted Ginger Greens (GF)

Super Speedy Chana Palak (Indian Chickpeas with Spinach) (GF)

Addictive Tempeh Chicken Salad (GF)

Dal Makhani (GF)

Eggless Egg Salad (GF)

Creole Hoppin’ John/Skippin’ Jenny (GF)

Masala Burgers (scroll to the end of Beefless Burgers That Don’t Suck)

Masoor Dal  (Red Lentil Curry) (GF)

Philly “Steak” Sandwiches

Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Tempting Tempeh Tuna Melts


Salads, Sides, and Such

7 Layer Bean Dip (GF)

Artichoke Lover’s Pasta Salad

Asparagus Casserole

Orange Ginger Glazed Carrots (GF)

Crown of India Chickpea Salad (scroll to end of post) (GF)

Couscous With Olives and Tomatoes

Southern Green Beans Almondine (GF)

Jeera Rice (Cumin Scented Basmati Rice) (GF)

Classic Summertime Macaroni Salad

Easiest Ever Okra Etouffee (GF)

Easy Olive-Cream Cheese Sandwich Spread (GF)

Cold Pasta Puttanesca Salad

My Southern Mama’s Non-Southern Potato Salad (GF)

Cinco de Mayo Pinto Bean Salad (GF)

Squash Casserole (Gluten Free Option)

Waldorf Salad (GF)


Apple-Butternut Squash Soup with Indian Spices (GF)

Cheap and Easy Creamy Black Bean Soup (GF)

“Chicken” Noodle Soup

Summertime Creamy, Curried Corn Chowder (GF)

Summertime Minestrone (GF)

Best Mushroom Soup Ever

Easy Curried Split Pea Soup (GF)

Southern Split Pea Chowder (GF)

Spicy Sweet Potato Soup (GF)



Eureka!  Homemade Vegan Crockpot Yogurt (GF)

Raita (scroll to end of post) (GF)

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