Monthly Archives: January 2016

French Toast

French Toast

Ingredients:

1 pkg tofu, silken, firm (lite)
3/4 cup water
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 loaf whole-grain bread

Directions:

1. Place in a blender: tofu, water, maple syrup, and vanilla. Blend until smooth. Pour mixture into a flat-bottom dish
2. Preheat a nonstick griddle or frying pan.
3. Dip on slice of bread in blended tofu mixture, making sure slice of bread is thoroughly coated on both sides.
4. Place dipped bread on hot skillet. Cook until golden brown. Flip, and repeat until second side is golden brown.
5. Repeat with the remaining bread slices until all of the tofu batter is used up.

Chef’s Tip:
~Serve fresh and hot with fruit as a topping such as applesauce, pears, berries, etc.

Cherry Turnovers

Cherry Turnovers

Ingredients: 1 Stir N Roll Pie Crust or another double pie crust 4-5 cups fresh or frozen pitted tart cherries 4 TBS arrowroot powder or quick tapioca 1/2 cup sucanat or fructose 1/4 tsp almond extract (opt) Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees 2. In a large bowl stir together the sweetening and arrowroot… Continue Reading

Carob Banana Milk Shake

Carob Banana Milk Shake

Ingredients: 2 cups cashew, rice or almond milk 1 ripe banana, fresh or frozen 1-2 Tbs carob powder 1 Tbs agave or molasses 1 tsp pure vanilla pinch sea salt 1 Tbs soy milk powder, opt 1 Tbs Chia seeds, opt Directions: In a blender, combine all ingredients until smooth and creamy. Servings: 2 Continue Reading

Boston Baked Beans

Boston Baked Beans

Ingredients: 2 cups dry navy beans or soybeans 1/3 cup molasses 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tsp honey 1 1/4 cup tomato puree 1 Tbs lemon juice 1 Tbs olive or soy oil, opt 2-3 tsp onion powder 2 tsp sea salt, to taste Garlic powder or cayenne, to taste Directions: Soak beans overnight; drain.… Continue Reading

Chicken-style Gravy

Chicken-style Gravy

Ingredients: 2 cups water or veggie broth 1/3 cup cashew or Brazil nuts 2 Tbs arrowroot powder or 3 Tbs browned flour 1 Tbs onion powder 1/4 tsp celery seed or garlic powder 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 1/2 tsp or Chicken-style seasoning Directions: Blend the ingredients together with 1 cup of the water, until… Continue Reading

Cornmeal Buns and Breadsticks

Cornmeal Buns and Breadsticks

Ingredients: 4 cups water 2 tsp salt 1 cup cornmeal 1/2 cup olive oil 1/3 cup honey 1 cup warm water 2 tbsp active dry yeast 5 cups whole-wheat flour 7 cups spelt or whole wheat flour, as needed (you may use unbleached white if you desire) Directions: Bring water to a boil; add salt… Continue Reading

Super Sunburgers

Super Sunburgers

Ingredients: 4 1/2 cups pure water 1/2 cup soy sauce or Bragg Aminos 1 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning 1 1/2 tsp sweet basil 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp thyme 1/2 tsp oregano 1/4 tsp cayenne, to taste, opt 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/3 cup raw sunflower seeds 1/2 cup finely chopped celery 1… Continue Reading

Best Barley Soup

Best Barley Soup

Ingredients: 1/4 cup whole barley 1 cup sliced carrots 1/2 cup diced celery 1/4 cup chopped onions 2-3 cloves fresh garlic, minced 2 cups tomatoes, canned or fresh 1 cup peas, frozen or fresh sea salt, to taste 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley Directions: Cook barley one hour in 6 cups pure water. Add remaining… Continue Reading

Creamy Potato Salad

Creamy Potato Salad

Ingredients: 2 lbs red skin potatoes, cooked with skins 1 cup diced celery 1/3 cup sliced green olives or dill pickles 1/3 cup sweet orange or red diced pepper 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 1 Tbs onion powder 1/2 tsp celery seed 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp cayenne powder 1/3… Continue Reading

Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana

Traditionally this Italian dish is made with mozzarella and parmesan cheese, however tofu, and non dairy Parmesan “Cheese” may substitute. The tofu contains a good quality of easily digested protein. The addition or mushrooms and/or Cashew Pimento Cheese Sauce add a delicious flavor to this vegetarian dish. Ingredients: 1 large or 2 medium eggplant, ripe… Continue Reading