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

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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

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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

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Sweet Orange Cashew Stir Fry with Somen Noodles

This lovely stir fry is my go to recipe when I’m feeling like take out. Stir fry is an easy dish you can make in minutes with what you have in the fridge. Combine any fresh veggies you have, with a simple sauce and serve it over rice or noodles and you’ve got a tasty dinner in no time at all. I love using cashews … Continue reading Sweet Orange Cashew Stir Fry with Somen Noodles

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Coconut Shrimp Tacos

This dish is excellent on warm Summer days.  Warm fried shrimp with the crunchy coconut coating, and the sweetness of the orange marmalade chili sauce is a perfect combination for these tacos. This is a detailed recipe, its well worth the effort! Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 8 Corn tortillas Peanut, canola, or vegetable oil to fry with 20 shrimp, peeled and de-veined, medium size, and … Continue reading Coconut Shrimp Tacos

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Pan Fried Tofu with Creamy Peanut Sauce and Udon Noodles

This peanut sauce is a little sweet and a little spicy, it’s so delicious over tofu and thick udon noodles. It’s become my new at home dinner when I’m craving take-out. Its healthy protein paced, and full of flavor. Vegan note: Substitute the honey and use agave or maple syrup instead Yield: 3 servings Ingredients: 1 lb. udon noodles 2 tbsp. sesame oil 1 inch … Continue reading Pan Fried Tofu with Creamy Peanut Sauce and Udon Noodles