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 1608

First Meal: We will be traveling to California next week to do a Musical Theater, Vocal and Acting Workshops for Teens and Adults. I am prerecording some of my radio shows in advance which means extra reading this week. Today…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1607

First Meal: The big family day was here. My sister came up from Florida with her husband and her son drove all the way with his girlfriend and his dog. My brother came with his wife and two kids. The…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1606

First Meal: The day after our anniversary, Gary served me a perfect cup of Chai with Soy Milk.   Then we enjoyed Steel Cut Oats and Millet Waffles that we made yesterday. I put Raspberry Pear Compote on my first…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1605

First Meal: It’s July 4th. While many in America are celebrating Independence Day, Gary and I are celebrating something much more meaningful and important, our 13-year anniversary! Gary emailed me 13 years ago and we haven’t stopped talking since. I…

What Vegans Eat – Day 1604

First Meal: I made myself a quick and cool breakfast of organic Rolled Oats, organic Coconut, organic Strawberries, organic Raisins, organic Flax Seeds and organic Walnuts.   Second Meal: Our late lunch was an eclectic mix of dishes. I was…

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…