Recipe – Kimberly’s Texas Caviar

Recipe – Kimberly’s Texas Caviar

Kimberly’s Texas Caviar   Kimberly was in my office talking about menu planning. And I started to share with her that I had just made a delicious recipe with black-eyed peas. Before I could begin with the ingredients, she told me, “I can tell you the best way to...

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Recipe – Stewed Lima Beans

Recipe – Stewed Lima Beans

Beans, Beans, the Musical Fruit…    I am sure you have heard the little rhyme:     Beans, beans, the musical fruit     The more you eat, the more you toot…     The more you toot, the better you feel…     So eat your beans at every meal!     (Author Unknown)...

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Recipe – Herb and Chive Ranch Dip

Recipe – Herb and Chive Ranch Dip

Herb and Chive Ranch Dip   Yields: 1 ¾ cups or 14 2-Tbsp. Servings 1 package extra firm Mori-nu tofu1 Tablespoon grapeseed oil or extra virgin olive oil1 Tablespoon lemon Juice½ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon onion powder¼ teaspoon garlic powder½ teaspoon dried, crushed...

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Recipe – Stuffed Turkey Slices

Recipe – Stuffed Turkey Slices

Stuffed Vege-Turkey Slices Yields: 12 servings Stuffing: 2½ cups broth 1 cup chopped celery 1 large onion 1 Tablespoon nutritional yeast flakes ½ teaspoon basil ½ teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon sage ½ Tablespoon dried parsley 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil...

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Recipe – The Best Pumpkin Pie!

Recipe – The Best Pumpkin Pie!

The Best Pumpkin Pie!   From: Taste of Health by Barbara Kerr. 1 ¼ cup quick oats (blended into flour in your blender) 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ cup grapeseed oil ½ cup water In a medium bowl place oats, flour and salt. With your hands, rub...

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Recipe – Whole Grain Pie Crust

Recipe – Whole Grain Pie Crust

Whole-Grain Pie Crust   From: Taste of Health by Barbara Kerr. 1 ¼ cup quick oats (blended into flour in your blender) 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ cup grapeseed oil ½ cup water In a medium bowl place oats, flour and salt. With your hands, rub...

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Recipe – Apple Cake

Recipe – Apple Cake

Apple Cake    Ingredients: 4 cups apples, sliced Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 cup maple syrup or agave 3 cups whole-wheat pastry flour 3/4 cup sliced almonds 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/3...

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Recipe – Curried Pumpkin Soup

Recipe – Curried Pumpkin Soup

Curried Pumpkin Soup Yields: 5 (1-cup) servings Ingredients: ½ onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, pressed 1 large potato, diced 2 cup water or broth 1 cup fresh pumpkin, cooked 1 cup non-dairy unsweetened milk 1 Tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon coriander ½ teaspoon...

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Recipe – Cranberry Sauce

Recipe – Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce   Ingredients: 3 cups fresh or frozen cranberries1 cup apple juice concentrate, thawed, or honey or other liquid sweetener2 Tablespoons sugar1 teaspoon lemon juiceDirections:In a large dry saucepan, sauté cranberries until the skins start to...

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Recipe – Coconut Tapioca Pudding

Recipe – Coconut Tapioca Pudding

Coconut Tapioca Pudding   Yields: 3 servings Ingredients: 1 can coconut milk 2 Tablespoons tapioca Dash salt (1/16 teaspoon) 3 Tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions: Place coconut milk in a saucepan, stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a low simmer...

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Recipe – Berry Topping

Recipe – Berry Topping

Berry Topping  Yield: 3 servings Ingredients:    2 cups fresh or frozen berries ¼ cup grape juice concentrate 2 Tablespoons water 1 Tablespoon cornstarch ½ teaspoon lemon juice Dash salt Directions: Place berries and juice concentrate in a small saucepan and heat over...

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Recipe – Stuffed Dates

Recipe – Stuffed Dates

 Stuffed Dates  Ingredients: Medjool dates Roasted almonds Tofutti Better than Cream Cheese, plain Directions: Cut lengthwise along one side of the dates and remove pit.Stuff date with a roasted almond or two and cover with cream cheese.Place on platter or if not...

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Recipe – Blueberry Chia Topping

Recipe – Blueberry Chia Topping

Blueberry Chia Topping   Yield: 3 servings Ingredients: 1 cup fresh blueberries (5 ounces) 1 Tablespoon maple syrup or honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon chia seeds Directions: Combine first three ingredients in a small sauce pan and turn heat to...

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Recipe – Frozen Cranberry Dessert

Recipe – Frozen Cranberry Dessert

Frozen Cranberry Dessert   Yield: 9 servings Ingredients: 1 cup fresh cranberries 1 cup raw cashews ¼ teaspoon salt ¾ cup coconut milk ¼ cup cane sugar crystals 8 ounces non-dairy cream cheese 1 teaspoon vanilla 1¼ cup cranberry sauce Pan Spray Directions: Place...

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Recipe – Lemon Cashew Dandies

Recipe – Lemon Cashew Dandies

Lemon Cashew Dandies  Yield: 16 dandies(Adapted from Seven Secrets Cookbook) Ingredients: 1 cup dried low sugar pineapple 1 cup golden raisins ¾ cup cashews 1 teaspoon lemon extract ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ cup fine coconut  Directions: Combine all ingredients, except...

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Recipe – In a Hurry Chili

Recipe – In a Hurry Chili

In A Hurry Chili   1 corn on cob, cooked and cut corn from cob (or 1 cup frozen corn) 1 large onion, chopped 1 large bell pepper, chopped (Saute Onion and pepper if desired) 2 cans chili beans 1 can kidney beans 1 can cannellini beans 2 cups tomato sauce 1 bag...

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Recipe – Savory Popcorn

Recipe – Savory Popcorn

Savory Popcorn   Yield: 5 servings 1/2 cup unpopped popcorn 2 Tbsp. oil 1 teaspoon season salt (or ½ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon onion powder and ¼ teaspoon garlic powder) 2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast Combine oil and popcorn in a large kettle and heat on the stove top...

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Recipe – Strawberry Shortcake

Recipe – Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 1¼ cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon Ener-G egg-replacer 1/8 teaspoon salt Stevia to equal 2 Tablespoons sugar 2/3 cup coconut milk 3-6 cups fresh strawberries, chopped stevia to taste (approximately...

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Recipe – Strawberry Breakfast Muffins

Recipe – Strawberry Breakfast Muffins

Strawberry Breakfast Muffins Yield: 12 muffins Ingredients: 1½ cup whole wheat pastry flour ¼ teaspoon salt 1½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ cup walnuts, chopped 1 cup dates 2 cups strawberries ½ cup coconut milk 1 teaspoon...

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Recipe – Strawberry Shortcake Muffins

Recipe – Strawberry Shortcake Muffins

Strawberry Shortcake Muffins Yield: 12 muffins Ingredients: 2 cup whole grain flour (for gluten-free I used sorghum and garbanzo bean flours) ½ cup agave or stevia to taste ¼ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder ¾ teaspoon baking soda ¾ cup coconut milk 1 small...

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Recipe – Marty’s Oat Waffles

Recipe – Marty’s Oat Waffles

Marty’s Oat Waffles Yield: 5 waffles Ingredients: 1 cup water ½ cup raw cashews 4 dates or 1/4 cup date pieces ¾ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 cups oats 3 cups water Directions: Preheat waffle iron. Combine water cashews and dates in blender and blend until...

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Recipe – Baked Apples

Recipe – Baked Apples

Baked Apples   (Yield: 2 servings) Ingredients: 2 Tablespoons almond or peanut butter 1 Tablespoon pure maple syrup ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon each ginger and nutmeg Pinch of allspice and cloves ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract 2 red apples (I use Fuji) 2...

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Recipe – Stir Fried Greens

Recipe – Stir Fried Greens

Stir-fried Greens   Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 9 cups fresh collard or kale leaves 1 Tablespoon olive oil ¼ cup minced onion 1 clove garlic, pressed ½ teaspoon salt 1 Tablespoon nutritional yeast 2 Tablespoons unsweetened non-dairy milk 1 Roma tomato, diced...

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Recipe – Tahini Dressing

Recipe – Tahini Dressing

Tahini Dressing   Yields: 3 servings Ingredients: ¼ cup tahini ¼ cup Mori-Nu tofu ½ teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons lime juice 1-2 Tablespoons maple syrup Water Directions: Combine tahini (ground sesame seed butter) and all other ingredients in a...

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Recipe – Strawberry Spinach Salad

Recipe – Strawberry Spinach Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad   Yield: 6 servings 1 (10 ounce) bag spinach 1 cup sliced almonds or coarsely chopped walnuts, roasted ½ cup toasted coconut flakes or ¼ cup untoasted shredded coconut 1/3 cup red onion, sliced thin 2 cups strawberries, sliced Combine in...

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Recipe – Strawberry Dressing

Recipe – Strawberry Dressing

Strawberry Dressing Yield: 1 cup ¼ cup fresh lime juice ¼ cup agave nectar (optional) ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon basil ½ cup strawberries ¼ cup grapeseed oil ¼ teaspoon xantham gum (optional) Directions: Combine lime juice, agave nectar, salt, basil and strawberries...

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Recipe – Strawberry Mango Topping

Recipe – Strawberry Mango Topping

Strawberry Mango Topping Yield: 5 cups Ingredients: 2 lbs (6 cups) fresh or frozen strawberries 1 lb (4 cups) dried mango Directions: This recipe requires a fairly high powered blender. If your blender is not high powered do not attempt Strawberry Mango Topping, try...

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Recipe – Mango Topping

Recipe – Mango Topping

Strawberry Mango Topping Yield: 4 (1/4 cup) servings Ingredients: 1 fresh or dried Mango2 Tablespoons raw cashews½ teaspoon lemon extract (optional) until very smooth.Dash of salt (optional)Directions: Wash, peel, cut mango and discard seed. Place all ingredients into...

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Recipe – Kale Salad

Recipe – Kale Salad

Kale Salad Yields: 4 servings Ingredients: 3 cup fresh kale, chopped ¼ cup olives, sliced ¼ cup olives, sliced 2 Tablespoons sunflower seed 2 Tablespoons sunflower seed 1 cup tomato, diced 1 cup tomato, diced ½ cup red bell ½ cup red bell pepper, diced ¼ cup purple...

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