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By |2020-08-27T12:19:33-05:00August 27th, 2020|Appetizers & snacks, Main dishes, Recipes, Salads & dressings, Sandwiches, Side dishes|


Middle Eastern style mashed chickpeas salad. Use as a dip for bread or veggies. Also great as a sandwich spread.

  • 1 can organic garbanzo beans
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ¼ tsp salt (or to taste)
  • lemon juice (½ lemon)
  • ⅓ cup tahini
  • ⅛ cup fresh parsley (minced fine)
  • fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
  • ⅛ cup green onion […]

Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup

By |2020-08-23T15:04:00-05:00August 19th, 2020|Recipes, Soups & smoothies|

Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup

Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup infused with a little sriracha kick. Topped with sweet cashew cream, more sriracha and freshly chopped green onions. Ready in as little as 20 minutes!

  • 1 12- ounce block soft or firm silken tofu
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 28- ounce can Cento Crushed Tomatoes
  • 1 28- ounce can Cento San Marzano […]

Tempeh Reuben Sandwich

By |2020-08-04T16:12:31-05:00August 4th, 2020|Main dishes, Recipes, Salads & dressings|

Tempeh Reuben Sandwich from Thug Kitchen Cook Book

Vegan Reuben Sandwich using tempeh. Genius!

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce or tamari
  • 1/4 cup vegetable broth or water
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon liquid smoke
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 cloves garlic (thickly sliced- I DO NOT add any oil that is in this recipe)
  • Take a brick of […]

Brown Rice Butternut Squash Risotto with Sage Leaves

By |2020-08-04T14:05:41-05:00August 4th, 2020|Main dishes, Recipes, Side dishes|

Brown Rice Butternut Squash Risotto with Sage Leaves

Creamy, savory and delightful brown rice risotto. Adapted from Cookie and Kate

  • 1 small yellow onion (medium dice)
  • 1 medium shallot (small dice)
  • 2 cloves garlic (pressed or minced)
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1½ cups brown arborio, or short grain rice
  • 1 small butternut squash (peeled, seeded, large dice […]

Black Bean Chocolate Shake

By |2020-06-29T18:30:01-05:00June 23rd, 2020|Breakfast, Non-dairy milk & cheese, Recipes, Soups & smoothies|


  • 1 Large Frozen Banana (peeled and broken into chunks)
  • 1 Cup Black Beans
  • 1/2 Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Cup Greens (kale, spinach, romaine, whatever you have; more can’t hurt)
  • 2 or more Medjool Dates (add up to 4 for more sweetness if you like)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 to 2 Cups Plant Milk [less makes […]

Elderberry Syrup Basic Recipe

By |2020-06-29T18:44:29-05:00April 26th, 2020|Recipes|

Elderberry Syrup Basic Recipe

Recipe for delicious elderberry syrup. Can be used for immune support.

  • 2 cups Dried elderberries
  • 4 cups Filtered water
  • 1 cup Raw honey (Do not give to children under 1 year of age )
  1. Combine water, and berries in a non-reactive pot. Cover with a lid and bring to a boil.

  2. Reduce heat and allow […]

Coconut Red Lentil Curry

By |2020-02-17T17:32:26-06:00November 5th, 2019|Main dishes, Recipes, Side dishes, Soups & smoothies|

Coconut Red Lentil Curry

Warming and hearty red lentils, ginger and spices make this vegan, oil-free, gluten-free dish a family favorite.

  • 1 large Yellow onion rough chopped
  • 1 large leek all the white and as much green parts as possible
  • 2 whole cinnamon sticks
  • 6-8 whole clove
  • 1 14-15 oz can diced fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 2 inch long knob of […]

Mexican Pizza

By |2020-02-17T17:33:00-06:00October 31st, 2019|Appetizers & snacks, Main dishes, Recipes|

Mexican Pizza

Salsa Pizza Sauce

  • 1 14 oz can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 medium sized tomato (seeds removed and roughly chopped)
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • ¼ medium onion (roughly chopped)
  • 1 handful cilantro (fresh herb, leaves and small stems)
  • ¼ tsp coriander seed (ground)
  • ¼ tsp cumin (ground)
  • juice from 1/2 lime
  • 1/4 fresh jalapeño (finely diced)
  • salt and pepper to […]

Italian-Style Pizza

By |2019-10-16T08:16:27-05:00October 15th, 2019|Appetizers & snacks, Main dishes, Recipes|

Italian-Style Pizza

Tomato Sauce and toppings Oil Free with piles of vegetables

  • ½ cup Home Made Oil Free Tomato Sauce (use more or less to taste, See link below in Notes section)
  • 1 Sami's Bakery Millet and Flax Pizza Crust (available online at samisbakery.com. See link below in the Notes section)
  • 3 or more handfuls various veggies, mixed (green […]
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