Cucumber, Radish, and Cream Cheese Sandwiches

I love fresh cucumbers and radishes in the Summertime. These sandwiches are so creamy, and fresh garden flavors make this perfect for a picnic in the park, or tea time with friends. Vegan note: You can modify this recipe and use a tofu-based cream cheese. Yield: 2 sandwiches  Ingredients: 4 slices of bread (rye, wheat, whole-grain, sprouted, any kind you like) 4 ounces’ cream cheese; … Continue reading Cucumber, Radish, and Cream Cheese Sandwiches

Vegan Baked Beans with Brown Sugar

Summertime is always filled with spending time outside. Picnics, barbeques, and gatherings with friends. This is a perfect dish everyone can enjoy; its vegetarian and vegan friendly. Navy beans, red beans, and sweet brown sugar make this a delightful treat. Yield: 12 servings Ingredients: 2 cans navy beans 1 can red beans or kidney beans 8 ounces of tomato sauce 1 tbsp. dijon mustard 1 … Continue reading Vegan Baked Beans with Brown Sugar

External link to Turmeric Tofu Benedict with Sriracha Aioli

Turmeric Tofu Benedict with Sriracha Aioli

On special occasions or on mornings when I want to treat myself, I love to make this dish.  It’s simple, easy, and so delicious! The turmeric spice has wonderful flavor and health benefits. Layered with spinach and spicy sriracha mayonnaise is a lovely combination.  This dish can be made vegan using an egg-less mayonnaise found in most grocery stores. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 block … Continue reading Turmeric Tofu Benedict with Sriracha Aioli

Cucumber, Radish, and Cream Cheese Sandwiches

I love fresh cucumbers and radishes in the Summertime. These sandwiches are so creamy, and fresh garden flavors make this perfect for a picnic in the park, or tea time with friends.  Vegan Note: You can modify this recipe and use a tofu-based cream cheese. Yield: 2 sandwiches Ingredients: 4 slices of bread (rye, wheat, whole-grain, sprouted, any kind you like) 4 ounces’ cream cheese; … Continue reading Cucumber, Radish, and Cream Cheese Sandwiches

External link to Hominy Quesadilla with Cilantro and Sour Cream

Hominy Quesadilla with Cilantro and Sour Cream

Hominy is a wonderful ingredient that can be used in so many ways. I love to make these quesadillas. The black beans pair well with the hominy and I love using fresh cilantro. It’s healthy, filling, and oh so delicious. If you want a vegan version, go with a tofu based sour cream and cheeses. Vegan note: Substitute dairy-free cheese and a tofu based sour … Continue reading Hominy Quesadilla with Cilantro and Sour Cream

External link to Black Bean Burgers with Kale and Sunflower Seeds

Black Bean Burgers with Kale and Sunflower Seeds

I love making veggie burgers. It’s loaded with healthy fiber and protein. Tastes amazing and is ready in just a few minutes! These are perfect at barbeques with friends or a nice dinner at home. Yield: 2 burgers Ingredients: ½ cup black beans ½ cup red kidney beans 1 tbsp. sunflower seeds 1 tbsp. crushed walnuts ½ cup kale 2 tbsp. ground flax-seed ½ tbsp. … Continue reading Black Bean Burgers with Kale and Sunflower Seeds

Sauteed Vegetables over Lentils with Teriyaki Sauce

I love teriyaki sauce, and dressing it over fresh vegetables is so delicious. Making it yourself is easy, and this recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes! Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 cup broccoli 1 red pepper ½ red onion ¼ cup brown sugar, packed 2-3 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce 2 tbsp. canola or olive oil 2 cups lentils Preparation:  Wash all the produce. … Continue reading Sauteed Vegetables over Lentils with Teriyaki Sauce