Category: Cooking & Recipes

Vegan Recipe: Brown Rice Salad with Apples, Peas, Walnuts and Cherries

Vegan Recipe: Brown Rice Salad with Apples, Peas, Walnuts and Cherries

Need a vegan recipe to bring to a picnic? This brown-rice salad is full of tasty bits of treasure. It’s also quick to assemble, and you can riff off the recipe with items you happen to have in your pantry. Ingredients, makes 6 to 8 servings 1 cup brown rice 3/4 cup frozen peas 1 apple, diced into 1/2 inch […]

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Vegan Recipe: Raw Zucchini Pasta w/Basil Pesto & Tomatoes

Vegan Recipe: Raw Zucchini Pasta w/Basil Pesto & Tomatoes

Ingredients: (2 servings) 2 medium sized Zucchini Handful of Cherry Tomatoes, halved 1 Tbsp. Sundried Tomatoes, chopped Gomasio to sprinkle on top (or finely chopped Almonds/Sunflower Seeds) For the Basil Pesto: (from The 30-Minute Vegan: Over 175 Quick, Delicious, and Healthy Recipes for Everyday Cooking) – makes 1 cup 1 1/2 cups fresh Basil leaves, packed 1/4 cup plus 2 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Chilli Garlic Chutney

Vegan Recipe: Chilli Garlic Chutney

Fiery and flavorful garlic chutney: If you think spice is nice, this red-hot chutney is for you. Ingredients, Makes 1 cup 10 dried red chillis, stemmed and seeded 12 large cloves garlic 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 teaspoon tamarind pulp 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon ground roasted cumin Directions Soak the chillis in 1½ cups water for […]

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Vegan Recipe: Garam Masala (Indian Spice Mix)

Vegan Recipe: Garam Masala (Indian Spice Mix)

A flavor-enhancing blend of spices used widely in Indian cuisine. Ingredients, Makes 1 cup 10 to 12 blades mace 8 to 10 (1-inch/2½-cm) cinnamon sticks 25 whole cloves 25 green cardamom pods 10 to 12 black cardamom pods 8 to 10 bay leaves 8 teaspoons cumin seeds 4 teaspoons whole black peppercorns ½ teaspoon grated nutmeg Directions Place a small […]

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Vegan Recipe: Strawberry-Banana Soft-serve or Smoothie

Vegan Recipe: Strawberry-Banana Soft-serve or Smoothie

Creamy, delicious and yet so simple! This guilt-free dessert or snack is full of nutrients and so satisfying. Change it up by substituting your favorite type of berry or use a frozen berry mixture of raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and strawberries. Ingredients, Makes 2 servings 1 cup frozen strawberries 1 medium to large frozen ripe banana, sliced into 1-inch pieces 1/4 to 1/2 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Chickpea Noodle Soup

Vegan Recipe: Chickpea Noodle Soup

Warm, healthy and super delicious, you’ll love this vegan version of the classic comfort food from ForksOverKnives.com! Ingredients, Serves 8: • 1 whole carrot, skinned • 2 whole celery stalks, sliced • 1 small onion, diced • 10 whole cremini (brown) mushrooms • 8 cups vegetable broth • 1 teaspoon yellow miso paste • 1 teaspoon tamari • 2 whole […]

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Vegan Recipe: Baked French Fries & Ketchup

Vegan Recipe: Baked French Fries & Ketchup

Try these baked, oil-free french-fries and ketchup from ForksOverKnives.com which are a tasty delight! The ketchup can also be used on veggie burgers or a potato scramble, and will keep for up to 10 days in the refrigerator. Ketchup Ingredients,  Makes 1 cup • 1 6-ounce can no-salt-added tomato paste • 1 half of an apple diced (with or without skin) […]

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Vegan Fourth of July Menu from PCRM.org

Vegan Fourth of July Menu from PCRM.org

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM.org) shares these healthful Fourth of July barbecue and picnic recipes that avoid the carcinogens that form when meat is barbecued. The key is to incorporate fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables into your recipes and to keep your recipes simple. Tips like using vegetable broth in place of oil or creamed cashews in place […]

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Vegan Dessert Recipe: Chocolate Pots de Crème

Vegan Dessert Recipe: Chocolate Pots de Crème

This delicate, rich chocolate dessert is from Laura Theodore, The Jazzy Vegetarian. Served in tiny espresso cups, it provides an elegant ending to any meal. You can make it the day before serving if you wish — always a bonus when entertaining. Ingredients, Makes 4 to 6 servings 3/4 cup vanilla non-dairy milk 12 ounces soft regular or silken tofu, […]

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Vegan Dinner Recipe: Chef Del’s Mushroom Stroganoff

Vegan Dinner Recipe: Chef Del’s Mushroom Stroganoff

Stroganoff originated in Russia as a beef dish served in a rich sour cream sauce. And although there are many versions of the original recipe, this plant-based one is made with rich porcini mushrooms and lots of fresh herbs. This recipe is from Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook. Ingredients, Serves 4 • 2 large shallots, peeled and minced • 4 […]

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