Tofu is a great alternative to meat. It marinates well, and takes on any flavor you cook it in. Tofu wonderful lightly pan fried and can be adapted in any cuisine. I love to add this with steamed broccoli and rice. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 (12 ounce) block of pressed firm or extra firm tofu 2 scallions 1 tsp. pickled ginger 2 cloves of … Continue reading Pan Fried Tofu with Sesame Hoisin Sauce
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Crab cakes, yes please! These are a special treat I love to make for dinner, or even a sandwich for lunch. The succulent crab meat mixed with sweet corn and yellow bell peppers is a delight. The quinoa adds a little crunch and its packed with flavor. Note: To make this vegan, replace the crab meat with artichoke hearts. Make sure to drain the artichokes … Continue reading Crab Cakes with Quinoa, Corn, and Yellow Peppers
I love making wraps for lunch. There simple, easy to make, ready in minutes, and perfect for picnics! This chickpea salad is wonderful with the roasted red peppers. Adding the cashews make it rich and full of flavor. Vegan note: use an egg-less mayonnaise found in most supermarkets. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 4 tortillas (tomato, spinach, coconut, any flavor you like) 1 can chickpeas, drained … Continue reading Roasted Red Pepper Chickpea Salad Wraps
So much has happened in the last year. Last year I made my resolution to finally create my own cookbook, and I’m very proud to say I made it happen. I became a published author and I am very humbled to meet this goal I set for myself. I always dreamed of making one, and with a lot of support from my family and friends, … Continue reading Hello 2018!
If you’ve never had mung beans before, I suggest you try them. They have a wonderful earthy flavor and when paired with lentils in this recipe you’ll keep coming back for more. I use this recipe with raw vegetables, roasted vegetables, sandwiches and wraps. For this recipe, I suggest you to soak the lentils and mung beans overnight. However, if you are short on time, … Continue reading Mung Bean Hummus with Lentils and Turmeric
I’m a big fan of hummus, and this pizza is so delightful. It’s light, full of vegetables, and healthy creamy hummus. Its vegan, and vegetarian so use any toppings you wish. Make it your own. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 naan flat breads 1/2 cup hummus (any flavor you like) 2 tbsp. artichoke hearts 2 tbsp. olives (any kind you like) 1/2 cucumber Preparation: Heat … Continue reading Naan Pizza with Garlic Hummus, Cucumber, Artichoke Hearts, and Green Olives