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Vaishali Honawar (Vaishy)
Works at The Humane Society of the United States
Attended University of Maryland, College Park
Lives in Silver Spring, Maryland
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These Keema Samosas are not just crispy and savory and all of those other good things that make the tastebuds scream, gimme more! They’re also comforting and soul-satisfying and kid- and adult-pleasing. There’s hardly anyone in the world today who does…
Baked and tasty Keema Samosas, or Indian meat pies. These are completely vegan and so flavorful that no one will tell the difference.
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The perfect summer treat from the streets of Mumbai, and vegan too! Mango Kulfi! #vegan  
A vegan version of Mango Kulfi with the scent of cardamom. No cooking required.
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In my childhood home, egg curry was a perennial favorite. My father, whose family hails from India’s Konkan coast, had a very special and flavorful recipe he’d make for us occasionally, and I can still remember its rich, deep flavor. He’d add to it some…
My dad's easy and delicious recipe adapted to a vegan and gluten-free Tofu Egg Curry.
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This is my new favorite sauce to eat pasta with, and I never thought I’d say that about a bolognese. I have never been a huge fan of bolognese sauces because of the heavy tomato base. As much as I adore il pomodoro, I do not like pasta sauces that tend to…
Farfalle pasta in a light, refreshing and meaty vegan bolognese sauce with fresh tomatoes, smoky sage, and sweet mint. The best bolognese ever.
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So what would you rather hear first: how to make this tantalizing recipe for Vegetable Balti, or the story of the day I was stood up by Britain’s curry king? Okay, well, I know it’s the Balti you want, but I’d rather tell you the other one. :) Early in my…
A delicious and easy recipe for Vegetable Balti, made with mushrooms, green peppers and potatoes, and a tasty Balti sauce.
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Here’s a creamy, velvety and easy Thai Yellow Curry recipe that you can practically throw together in minutes. And it’s so flavorful that I am putting it right there on top of my vast collection of family-friendly recipes ideal after a busy day at work —…
A delicious and extremely easy and healthy Thai Yellow Curry with beans and veggies. This comes together in under 30 minutes and is family-friendly.
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A recipe for easy, delicious, and healthy golden roasted curry mustard potatoes. These come together in mere minutes and are a perfect side for any dish.
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  Here’s a quick weeknight recipe that’s healthy and sure to delight just about anyone, especially if that anyone likes methi or fenugreek leaves: My Methi Tomato Rice. If you think methi is too exotic, or have never tried it for whatever reason, I am…
An easy and quick Methi and Tomato Rice pilaf for clean, healthy eating. Fenugreek leaves and curry powder add great flavor to this simple recipe.
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Take a peek into my refrigerator on any day, and you’ll probably find some things you expected (like tofu, chipotle chilies, and an embarrassing quantity of Indian pickles), some you didn’t (like Opie’s not-vegan homecooked meal), and some you’ll wish…
A Kerala-style Cabbage Thoran, made with shredded cabbage, coconut, and a few simple spices. Use coconut oil for the most authentic flavor.
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A smoky and delicious vegan fat-free cuban black bean stew made in a slow cooker, with cubanelle peppers, shallots and sweet potatoes.
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So what would you rather hear first: how to make this tantalizing recipe for Vegetable Balti, or the story of the day I was stood up by Britain’s curry king? Okay, well, I know it’s the Balti you want, but I’d rather tell you the other one. :) Early in my…
A delicious and easy recipe for Vegetable Balti, made with mushrooms, green peppers and potatoes, and a tasty Balti sauce.
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Pizza for breakfast. #pizza  
A decadent Peach Streusel Breakfast Pizza with a crust that's a cross between a pie and a pizza crust, and a delicious topping of peach streusel with oats.
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  • University of Maryland, College Park
    Journalism
  • University of Mumbai
    Physics
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Vaishy
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Traveler, writer, reader, friend of the animals and the Earth, mom to Opie and Pie, and married to the greatest guy in the world.
Introduction
Vegan blogger at Holy Cow! http://holycowvegan.net.
Bragging rights
Won a whisky-making competition in Scotland (honest!), interviewed a first lady in the White House and more Bollywood actors and singers than I can remember, and know more Hindi oldies by heart than I'll ever admit.
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  • The Humane Society of the United States
    Blog Editor, present
    Edit HSUS president Wayne Pacelle's blog, A Humane Nation.
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Washington, D.C. - Mumbai - London
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Tikka Masala Pot Pie
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My Tikka Masala Pot Pie is a delicious and quirky take on a classic comfort food. Tofu and a ton of vegetables make this a truly healthy dis

Lasagna for Two...or Four
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A creamy Pumpkin and Spinach Lasagna. Cashews and nondairy milk make this delicious meal a deceptively healthy indulgence.

Kaju Katli, and a Happy Diwali to You
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Kaju Katli is a delicious vegan treat made with cashew nuts, cardamom and saffron. Enjoy this for Diwali or just about any time of the year.

Baingan Methi Subzi
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Baingan Methi Subzi is a delicious and healthy eggplant dish that goes beautifully with some roti or dal and rice.

Sweet Potato and Kale Patties in a Spicy Chickpea Sauce
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Sweet Potato and Kale Patties in a Spicy Chickpea Sauce are my healthy riff on the immensely popular Ragda Pattice, a street snack from Mumb

Gluten-Free Multigrain Rolls
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These gluten-free multigrain rolls are made with five different flours and they taste amazing.

Goan Beef Curry, Veganized
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A sparkling, vibrant vegan "beef" curry from Goa, a gorgeous state along India's west coast. This protein-packed curry is not something you'

One-Pot Mujadara with Leeks and Kale
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A one-pot version of the Lebanese classic Mujadara. This dish is ready in just over 30 minutes and it is delicious.

Fluffy Multigrain Pull-Apart Rolls
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Multigrain rolls that are fluffy, warm, delicious and good for you. These rolls are great with meals or just to eat with a dab of butter or

Double Chocolate Berry Muffins
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These all-whole-wheat chocolate muffins contain the goodness of berries and make for a delicious breakfast or snack food. This recipe is a s

Mango Waffles, Gluten-Free
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These delicious Mango Waffles are gluten-free and vegan. They are decadent enough to wolf down in a sitting but healthy enough not to stick

Kale Crepes, Gluten-Free
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These gluten-free Kale Crepes or dosas are delicious, protein-rich eats perfect for a weekend brunch or a weekday dinner. Pair them with a s

Fettuccine Alfredo with Mushrooms
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A vegan recipe for creamy, silky Fettuccine Alfredo. This dish can easily be made gluten-free by using gluten-free pasta.

Arbi Paratha, a Gluten-Free Indian Flatbread
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Colocasia or Arbi Paratha is a gluten-free recipe made with mashed arbi roots, water chestnut flour, and sorgum. This is an extremely health

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