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

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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

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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

Spiced Lentil Delight with Jasmine Rice

The aroma of all the seasonings in this dish with lentils, chickpeas, and jasmine rice is so amazing. This dish is simple, and one of my favorites to share with loved ones, or if I’m craving some take-out; this is my go to recipe. This is vegetarian and vegan friendly. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: ½ cup jasmine rice 1 cup lentils 1 can chickpeas 2 … Continue reading Spiced Lentil Delight with Jasmine Rice

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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