Urban Vegan Veggie Delight

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Last night I made up the following dish. You will need a good sized pan with a lid. I’d like to add that it is worth investing in a good quality pan rather than buy a bunch of cheap cookware, most of which you’re probably not going to use anyway. I love the large All-Clad pan with lid that I purchased three years ago! It has been worth every single penny!

First, saute an onion with as much or as little garlic as you would like (I like a lot!) in some vegetable broth. Sorry, I did not measure the exact amount, but you want to make sure that the broth covers the pan so that it doesn’t stick. Let it saute for about five minutes or until the onions are translucent. 

IMG_0235Onions and garlic are cooking

I had pre-cut the following:

2 – 3 small sweet potatoes sliced 

1 large head of broccoli in bite sized pieces

3 carrots sliced

4 celery sliced

1 red & 1 orange bell pepper in slices

Mushrooms

1 head of Kale

After the onion and garlic was ready, I added the sliced sweet potatoes and carrots.

IMG_0236Garlic, onion, & Sweet potatoes

The sweet potatoes and the carrots need to cook for about five minutes or more. At this point you can add some (2-3 tablespoon) Organic Worcestershire Sauce (I use Annie’s Naturals) and a teaspoon of Roasted Red Chili Paste (make sure it doesn’t contain fish products). After that add the rest of the ingredients, except the broccoli. You don’t want to overcook it! Also add extra veggie broth, but not so much that it turns into soup! (About 3/4 cup of total vegetable broth). Finally, add the kale to the top of the heap and keep the lid on! Check on it after three – four minutes. Mix in the kale if it isn’t softening!

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This is what it looked like on my plate.

IMG_0238Veggie Delight

Since I cooked for a family of six and there was only me, this was also my dinner tonight and it was just as delicious today heated as it was last night!  It’s a simple, easy and healthy recipe! Enjoy!

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About urbanveganchic

I'm an urban chic woman, who is passionate about educating others about the benefits of a whole foods, plant-based vegan diet, cancer prevention & survival, as well as art & life. I love adventures and travel. As an artist and a teacher, I care deeply about healthy living, being a conscious steward of our planet, and being kind & respectful towards animals. Learning about a vegan plant-based diet has been like discovering a new country and falling in love with it, so if I sound like I'm enamored you now know why! As a world traveler, I truly wish I had discovered this beautiful new country twenty years ago! Better late than never, as they say, cause there's no going back now! Born and raised in Scandinavia. Proud owner of a tripod cat & a foxy little pup. Speak four languages...some better than others. Working on the fifth one. We are all either part of the problem or the solution! Health & Happiness to you! ~UrbanVeganChic

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