Broccoli Rice Casserole
What you need: 1 large head broccoli, chopped 1 tablespoon vegan margarine 2 heaping teaspoons flour 1 cup nondairy milk 4 heaping teaspoons nutritional yeast pinch nutmeg pinch dry mustard thyme, to taste salt and pepper, to taste vegetable broth, as needed, optional 2 cups cooked white rice (or brown!!) 4-8 ounces lemon pepper baked tofu, diced (or more veggies instead!) 1-2 cups cracker or...
Raw Spinach Dip
What you need: 1 1/2 cups cashews 1 lemon, juiced 1/3 cup water 2 to 3 cloves garlic, minced sea salt or pink himalayan salt, to taste pepper, to taste mustard powder, to taste 2 to 3 cups spinach What you do: 1. Place cashews into food processor, crank up to high and grind into a fine, almost flour like consistency. The faster the speed the better when adding the liquids. 2. Add in...
Easy Raw Vegan Apple Cups
What you need: Crust: 1 cup raw unsalted nuts (almonds, walnuts work best) 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (omit if nuts/seeds are salted) 1 teaspoon water Filling: 1 green apple, cored 1 pitted date 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon ginger What you do: 1. For crust, in food processor, blend seeds/nuts, water and salt. Divide into eight portions and set aside. For filling,...
Microwave Blueberry Banana Oat Cakes
Ingredients: 1 ripe medium or large banana, mashed 1/2 c dry oats (or a little more if you have an especially big banana) 1/4 c brown sugar (reduce as desired, or omit entirely, or replace with stevia) 1 Tsp Cinnamon (more if you love it) 1/4 c blueberries (frozen or fresh) Optional: Dash of Vanilla Extract, 1 Tbsp of Chia Seeds, 1 Tbsp of Coconut Flakes, 2 Tbsp of Cocoa Powder for a...
Averie’s 5 Minute 'Raw' Vegan Oatmeal Raisin...
1/2 c dry oats (most oats are not technically raw but source true raw oats if your heart desires) 1/4 c pitted medjool dates (about 4-6 juicy, wet dates. TWSS) 1/4 c raisins 1 Tsp Cinnamon Optional: Dash of vanilla extract (I say, yes!) Yields: 12 small cookies, feel free to double the recipe Directions: Blend Oats a bit, then add the dates, blend. Then add raisins, cinnamon, vanilla...
356g or 2 cups cannellini beans, canned and washed 120g or 1 cup oat bran 1/4 cup ground flaxseed 145g or 4 stalks celery 35g or 3/4 medium carrot 50g or 1/3 cup onion 2 tbsp applesauce, unsweetened 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce 1 tbsp parsley, dried 1 tbsp minced garlic 1/4 tsp ground mustard 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper Topping 1/4 cup tomato sauce, plain, no salt added Dash of parsley,...
Indian Beans and Potatoes
What you need: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 medium yellow or sweet onion, chopped 1 or 2 tomatoes 2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 potato, peeled and chopped 1/4 teaspoon red pepper, optional 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon chili powder, optional What you do: 1. Fry the onion in oil until slightly...
13 Refreshing Summer Smoothies (All Vegan but 3)
1. Erica’s Morning Zest: Grapefruit, Ginger, Carrot and Pear 2. Jenny’s California Dreamin: Mango, Banana, Avocado, Spinach and Vanilla-flavored Almond Milk 3. Marlene’s Mega Meal: Strawberries, Blueberrries, Banana, Almond Butter, Maca, Whey Protein Powder and Avocado, blended with soy milk. 4. Nina’s Green Lemonade: Kale, Spinach, Celery, Cucumber, Lemon, Apple and for an extra zing,...
Cranberry-Pecan Oatmeal Cookies
Ingredients You Will Need: 1 cup of vegan margarine, softened 1 ½ cups turbinado sugar 2 tbsp flax meal ½ cup water 1 cup all purpose flour ½ cup whole wheat flour 1 tsp baking soda 2 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp nutmeg 3 cups rolled oats ¾ cup dried cranberries ½ cup pecans, chopped Cream the margarine and sugar until fluffy, and then add the flax and water and mix well. Sift together the flours, baking...
Peach Vanilla Smoothie
1 large or 1 1/2 medium ripe peaches, white or yellow, pitted (about 6 ounces) 1/3 cup granola 2/3 cup almond milk 1/8 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract (to taste) 2 teaspoons rose geranium syrup A few drops of fresh lemon juice (to taste) 3 ice cubes 1. Place all of the ingredients in a blender. Blend until frothy, about one minute. holy mother of sweet...
What you need: 1 tablespoon oil 1 medium onion 1 (11 ounce) can tomatillos 2 cloves garlic 8 white mushrooms, chopped 1 1/2 cups bell pepper, diced (preferably some of all 3 colors) 1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper 1 1/2 teaspoons cumin 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1 cup rice, cooked 1 (14 ounce) can black beans 1/2 cup corn 6 to 8 whole wheat tortillas salsa, to taste cilantro, for...
Tahini Sandwich Delight
What you need: 1 carrot 2 tablespoon tahini (or less, depending on your mood!) 1 tablespoon chopped celery 1 teaspoon Nutritional yeast 1 teaspoon vegan mayonnaise What you do: Grate the carrot and place in bowl-add remaining ingredients and mix together thoroughly! Simple and quick, it makes a unique sandwich filling that is somewhat sweet and satisfying. Top it off with your favorite...
Whatever Cookie You Want
What you need: 2/3 cup granulated sugar 2/3 cup brown sugar 2/3 cup vegetable oil 2/3 cup vegan margarine 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 “eggs” replacer: choose either bananas/apple sauce/egg substitute 4 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda —-> add in any 1 cup of whatever (sunflower seeds, raisins, chocolate chips, oatmeal, etc.) ——> add in...
Be Your Own Hero: Raspberry Muffins:... →
fight-for-it-until-you-get-it: Ingredients (Serves 18) 300g (2 cups) Whole-meal self-raising flour 155g (3/4 cup, firmly packed) brown sugar 150g frozen blueberries 150g frozen raspberries 250ml (1 cup) Milk (soy, almond) 60ml (1/4 cup) vegetable oil 1 egg, lightly whisked (egg replacer) Method Preheat oven to 190°C. Cut out eight…
The 'Green Drink' Dr Oz swears by
Ingredients 2 cups spinach 2 cups cucumber 1 head of celery 1/2 inch or teaspoon ginger root 1 bunch parsley 2 apples Juice of 1 lime Juice of 1/2 lemon Directions Combine all ingredients in a blender. This makes approximately 28-30 ounces, or 3-4 servings.
Baked Dutch Apple Pancakes (fucking heaven!)
What you need: 1/3 cup maple syrup (I used low calorie pancake syrup) 1/4 cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons vegan margarine 2 apples, thinly sliced (I leave the skin on) 1 Ener G egg replacer 3/4 cup nondairy milk (I use soy) 1/3 cup applesauce 1 tablespoon vegan margarine, melted 1 1/4 cups flour (I used whole wheat pastry flour) 4 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon...
From The Everyday Vegan. Low-fat, whole-grain muffins that are fluffy, tender, and can be adapted for your favorite variations (see suggestions below)! 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 cup oat flour or ground oats (see notes) 1 1⁄2 tsp baking powder 1⁄2 tsp baking soda 1⁄4 - 1⁄2 tsp cinnamon (see notes) 1⁄2 - 3⁄4 cup fruit or nuts (see notes) 1⁄4 cup unrefined sugar couple pinches sea...
Dijon Herb Green Beans
These beans are cooked until tender and then tossed through a tangy, piquant vinaigrette. A great side dish for a summer meal, or to take along to a BBQ! If you don’t like the taste of fresh tarragon, feel free to substitute parsley, dill, or another fresh herb of choice (see suggested measurements below). 1/2 lb green beans, ends trimmed (or yellow wax beans, or dragon tongue beans,...
White Bean Rosemary Soup with Jumbo Croutons &...
1/2 - 1 tbsp olive oil 1 cup onions, diced 1 1/2 cups celery, diced 4 large cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp dry mustard 3/4 - 1 tsp salt Freshly ground black pepper to taste 6 cups cooked white kidney (cannellini) beans (see note) 3 cups vegetable stock (I use Harvest Sun brand) 1 1/2 cups water 2 tsp fresh rosemary, Chopped 2 - 2 1/2 tbsp lemon Juice 1 batch “Jumbo...
Cool bean salad
Ingredients 250g/9oz French beans, trimmed a bowl of iced water 1 tbsp walnut oil 1 clove of garlic, peeled and crushed 10 walnuts, roughly chopped Preparation method Blanch and refresh the beans in the iced water. Whisk the oil and crushed garlic together in a serving bowl. Drain the beans and add to the serving bowl along with the chopped nuts. Toss through until the...
Carrot and coriander soup
Ingredients 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 onion, sliced 450g/1lb carrots, sliced 1 tsp ground coriander 1.2 litresl/2 pints vegetable stock large bunch fresh coriander, roughly chopped salt and freshly ground black pepper Preparation method Heat the oil in a large pan and add the onions and the carrots. Cook for 3-4 minutes until starting to soften. Stir in the ground...
Baked paella salad
Ingredients 75ml/3fl oz good quality extra-virgin olive oil 1 red onion, finely sliced 2 garlic cloves, sliced 200g/7oz calasparra (Spanish short-grain) rice 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp paprika 400ml/14oz strong vegetable stock 100g/3½oz cherry tomatoes 75g/3oz fresh or frozen peas 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley 50ml/2fl oz sherry vinegar handful watercress ...
Panzanella (Tuscan tomato and bread salad)
Ingredients 5 handfuls chunks of stale sourdough or other bread salt and freshly ground black pepper 7 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 medium-sized cucumber, peeled, cut into small chunks 1 medium-sized red onion 6 vine tomatoes 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped handful torn basil leaves Preparation method Tip the bread into a bowl, season to...
Incredible Veggie Pot Pie
Ingredients (use vegan versions): 1 frozen (2 layer) vegan pie shell or fresh dough 1 to 2 potatoes, chopped 3 medium carrots, chopped variety of veggies, chopped (green beans, zucchini, mushrooms, etc.) 2 to 3 cups veggie broth garlic powder, to taste cumin, to taste tarragon, to taste cornstarch or flour, as needed (I use flour) nondairy milk, to taste,...