Recipes2020-10-28T16:37:34-05:00

Tasty, Health-Promoting Plant-Based Recipes

We invite you to our recipes, all of which are designed to treat your palate as well as promote optimal health. Research overwhelmingly shows the more whole plant foods we eat, the better our bodies are equipped to fight disease. And that means helping, not just to prevent disease, but also to reverse so many of the diseases that threaten our health today. Even better, all of our recipes are oil-free which helps to make them even more heart-healthy.

Pasta Bechamel

 

Pasta Bechamel

A baked pasta and veggies with a bechamel you will love. This delightful mash-up of two recipes is more than the sum of its parts. The time it takes to prepare is well worth it. THIS is some good stuff!

Pasta and veggies

INGREDIENTS

  • 12-14 oz box dry lentil penne
  • 1 14 oz can […]

Pretty Wild Vegan Tomato-Fredo Polenta Lasagna

Pretty Wild Vegan Tomato-Fredo Polenta Lasagna

Gluten-free variation of vegan lasagna.

Marinara Sauce

  • 2 to 3 cups good-quality oil-free marinara sauce (depending on how saucy you like your dishes!)
  • 1 small onion (diced)
  • 1 rib celery (small dice)
  • 1 small (or 4 baby cut carrot, diced)
  • 1 tsp garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves (or 1 teaspoon dried)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary (or 1 […]

Sherry’s Best Ever Lentil Soup

SHERRY’S BEST EVER LENTIL MISO SOUP

I made this soup up by just adding ingredients that I love and wow!  This soup is a keeper.  Full of flavors in just the right proportions.

  • 1 Onion (Finely Chopped)
  • 3 Clove Garlic (Minced)
  • 2 Stalks Celery (Cut into bite sized pieces)
  • 2 Carrots (Cut into bite sized pieces)
  • 1 Potato (Cut into small cubes)
  • 1 Cup French green lentils
  • ½ Cup […]

Humus

Humus

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 (minced)
  • cayenne pepper (optional)
  1. To process by hand: […]

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches with Cashew Cream Slaw

BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches with Cashew Cream Slaw

Whole food plant-based version of a BBQ pulled chicken sandwich with delicious creamy coleslaw. This one will even fool the carnivores in the house.

  • 1 shallot (sliced)
  • 2 medium onions (sliced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced or smashed through a garlic press)
  • ½ bell pepper (chopped)
  • 4 cups jackfruit (fresh or canned)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 […]

Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup

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 Peeled Tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. Sriracha
  • 1 […]

Tempeh Reuben Sandwich

Tempeh Reuben Sandwich

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 plain tempeh sliced into 1/4 inch slices.
  1. Take a brick of plain tempeh […]

Brown Rice Butternut Squash Risotto

Brown Rice Butternut Squash Risotto

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 (½ inch cubes))
  • ½ cup dry white wine or dry sherry […]

Black Bean Chocolate Shake

Black Bean Chocolate Shake

  • 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 it thicker] (Your preference unsweetened vanillla or […]

Elderberry Syrup Basic Recipe

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 to simmer 30 to 40 minutes.

  3. Remove from […]

Orange Ginger Elderberry Syrup

Orange Ginger Elderberry Syrup

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

  • 2 cups Dried elderberries
  • 4 cups Filtered water
  • 1 whole Cinnamon stick
  • 1 1-inch knob Ginger (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/4 cup Orange juice (fresh squeezed preferred)
  • 1 cup Raw honey (Do not give to children under […]

No Cook Imitation Brownie Balls

No Cook Imitation Brownie Balls

Faster that you can make a run to the store to pick up a decadent treat, you can throw this delicious treat together, chill it, and prepare to dazzle friends and family! All this plus it comes with a “no guilt” guarantee. Look at the ingredients! Whole food plant-based without added oils or processed sugars. Enjoy

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