REAL American Barbecue

In the spirit of the cooking shows Hartglass & De Mattei grew up watching on public television— with a little bit of ‘Lucy & Ricky’, and the silent movies added…

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WHAT VEGANS EAT

What Vegans Eat – Day 1616

Green Juice: And the work begins. Our daytime workshop starts at 10am and ends at 4pm. We were up early, on New York time and excited about the day. Gary had to print some things at Kinko’s. I drank a…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1615

First Meal: We have a day off to get settled and situated before started our theater workshops tomorrow. We are staying behind Gary’s cousin Nancy’s house in an apartment unit she and her husband Wade recently bought and are renovating.…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1614

First Meal: We have a small grocery across the street where I usually buy melons. I picked up a watermelon and two cantaloupes a few days ago. Carrying them home in the heat was very challenging but worth it. The…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1613

First Meal: Watermelon is often all I want to eat in this hot and humid weather. I once heard that the white part just underneath the skin is very nutritious. So I made sure I cut the melon close to…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1612

First Meal: I am so happy to have our terrace back! I sat out in the morning sun, eating Watermelon and preparing music for the upcoming workshops I will be teaching in California.   As the sun got hotter I…

RECIPES

Baked Red Lentil “Salmon” Cakes

I was inspired to create this dish when I saw someone served a plate of grilled salmon. The color looked just like the red lentils I had cooked. Salmon is known to be rich in omega-3 fatty acids as are…

The Everything Flatbread

  Ingredients: 2 cups organic Garbanzo Bean Flour ( we love Namaste Raw Goods) 1 teaspoon organic Turmeric 2 teaspoon organic Onion Powder 2 teaspoons organic Parsley 2 teaspoons organic Rosemary 2 teaspoons organic Nutritional Yeast 2 teaspoons organic Poppy…

Onion Rings (oil-free & gluten-free)

Who doesn’t love onion rings? It’s unusual to find vegan onion rings so I don’t have them very often. But when I do, I can only eat one or two because I am not used to eating fried foods, and…

Purple Sweet Potato Pie

This is another new tradition for our Thanksgiving dessert table. Ingredients 4 Tablespoons ground flax seeds (soaked in coconut milk) 3 cups of coconut milk, separated 1 cup sugar (we use evaporated cane juice) 1 1/4 cups date paste 2…

Turnip Cakes

Ingredients 1 pound turnips, peeled and grated 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1 teaspoon Porcini mushroom powder 1 pound rice flour 7 cups water Optional: Organic Canola Oil* *We recommend organic canola oil, NOT conventional/industrial/GMO…