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Potato Leek Soup, Vichyssoise

This is a comforting soup with layers of delicious flavor. 3 medium organic leeks 3 pounds organic Yukon Gold potatoes (or other potato), cleaned, peeled if not organic, chopped in small chunks 1 large organic turnip, cleaned, peeled, chopped in small chunks 2 celery stalks, cleaned, chopped in small pieces 8 cups water 2 cups…

Sautéed Greens

Sautéed Greens go well with just about every meal. 2 bunches organic rainbow Swiss chard, red chard, green chard, spinach, kale, collards or other greens 1 large onion (chopped) 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon olive oil (optional) salt and pepper to taste Wash and cut the long stems from the greens and reserve for…

Lasagna Al Forno

Our plant-based version of this baked pasta classic is luxurious. 1 package Lasagna noodles 1 recipe Cashew Cream Béchamel (about 2 cups) 3 cups Marinara Sauce or Spicy Marinara Sauce 1 recipe You’ll Be Buffaloed By This Vegan Mozzarella (thinly sliced) 1/2 cup of chopped parsley 1/4 nutritional yeast (optional)   The Noodles: Follow the…

You’ll Be Buffaloed By This Vegan Mozzarella

“Growing up in a second generation Italian-American family there was a great deal of attention given to cheese. Every meal was centered around some variety or another; whether it was the Parmesan or Romano on the pasta, soup and vegetables at dinner or the Cheddar, Swiss, Provolone, and/or Jack on the sandwiches at lunch. And…

French Scramble

This is the best tofu scramble you will ever eat. For the full effect shave some truffles over it and you’ll think you are in Paris. 1 block of firm tofu 1/4 cup cashew cream 1 Tablespoon olive oil (optional) 2 Tablespoons minced onion 1/4 teaspoon turmeric pinch of salt and freshly ground pepper 1…

Gary De Mattei and Kittee Berns

Part I: Gary De Mattei, The Transition Kitchen Gary De Mattei is co-founder of Responsible Eating And Living and the host of the Transition Kitchen. The Transition Kitchen is part of the REAL GOOD NEWS IN REVIEW web series. TK will be showing all who are interested just how easy and delicious it is to…

Deep Dish Apple Pie, gluten-free

Everyone loves apple pie. This recipe is easy, with a few simple ingredients. Make it with our easy-to-roll Gluten-Free Pie Crust. 7 to 8 organic apples 1/4 – 1/2 cup sugar (evaporated cane juice) 1/4 cup water 2 Tablespoons potato or corn starch Gluten-Free Pie Crust Dough for 2 crusts Preheat oven to 350oF Core…

Vegan Pho

Phở is a Vietnamese noodle soup consisting of broth, linguine-shaped rice noodles, a few herbs, and meat. We love the vegan versions, with tofu, tempeh or veggie meats. We used to call it Faux Pho, pronouncing “Pho” like “fo” as in the word “go”. Then we learned it is pronounced more like “fah” or “fuh”…

Filet of Soul – Marinated Tempeh Steaks

Marinated Tempeh Steaks in Cashew Cream Buerre Blanc served with Oven Roasted Potatoes and Sautéed Carrots. This is a romantic treat for someone special.     Read about how this dish was created on the What Vegans Eat blog.   1 package of tempeh (8 ounces) 1 cup of white wine 1 cup of water…

Cashew Cream Buerre Blanc

  1/2 of white wine (rosé wine will make the sauce blush as in above photo – lovely for Valentine’s Day) Juice of one lemon 1 tablespoon finely diced onion or one shallot 1/2 cup of Cashew Cream 2 tablespoons vegan butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon white pepper   Heat a medium saucepan over…

Sundaes!

  Make your own Sundaes the way you like them. Here’s what we made for Valentine’s Day.   Serves 2 Organic Vegan Ice Cream 2 Tablespoons organic walnuts, chopped 4 fresh or frozen organic strawberries, sliced 1 banana, sliced length-wise into 4 pieces, then cut all pieces in half 2 Tablespoons organic cocoa powder 1…

Valentine’s Day Pancakes

Heart-shaped, love-filled, vegan, gluten-free pancakes for Valentine’s Day, or Vegantine’s Day, as we like to call it or any day you want to treat someone special with something special.     RECIPE: 2/3 cup sorghum Flour 2/3 cup garfava Flour 2/3 cup potato starch 4 tablespoons ground flax seeds (buy about a pound of seeds,…

Spicy Tempeh Bacon

  Ooh bacon! We love our tempeh bacon! It’s got all the flavor, chew, saltiness and sweetness and none of the nastiness that comes with pork bacon from innocent pigs. Make it as spicy or mild as you like.   1 package tempeh, 8 ounces (We used ‘original’ but you can use any tempeh mix)…

Quick No Tears Sriracha Sauce

  Quick No Tears Sriracha Sauce, all the flavor, none of the tears or artificial ingredients. It’s all spice and everything hot and nice.   2 Tablespoons organic dark roast chili powder 1 Tablespoon organic apple cider vinegar 1 Tablespoon water 1 Tablespoon organic agave nectar 2 teaspoons organic red pepper flakes 2 teaspoons organic…

Cashew Cream for savory dishes and sauces.

This Cashew Cream can be used in place of dairy heavy cream for savory dishes and sauces.   2 cups raw cashews water for soaking 4 cups water for blending   1. Rinse cashews. 2. Place in a large jar, cover with water, double the volume of the cashews, about 4 cups. Cover and let…

Oven Roasted Potatoes

These Oven Roasted Potatoes make a satisfying dinner side dish with Tempeh Steaks or for breakfast with a Tofu Scramble. You can use other kinds of potatoes. The cooking time will vary based on your oven and the type of potato. We also love roasting New Potatoes, the little round ones. The make a great…

Sautéed Carrots

Sautéed Carrots make a colorful, elegant addition to any fine meal.   4 large carrots 1/2 finely diced onions 1/2 cup white wine 1/4 cup finely chopped kale (about one leaf) 2 teaspoons olive oil, optional 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon salt, optional   Trim the ends off of the carrots then scrub the…

Collard Greens Salad with Baked Tofu

Collard greens make a very hearty, satisfying, nutritious salad. Don’t forget to chew!   1 bunch of collard greens (about 14 large leaves) 4 sun dried tomatoes (packed in olive oil) salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 1 pound block extra firm tofu 1/4 cup Tamari or soy sauce 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon…

Little Seed Caesar Dressing

Little Seed Caesar Dressing, made with sunflower seeds, is a variation on our Seed Caesar Dressing made with pumpkin seeds. 1 cup of sunflower seeds (soaked for at least four hours in 2 cups of water, drained and rinsed) 1 cup of water Juice of 2 lemons 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 3 Tablespoons unsweetened dairy-free…

Baked Queso Dip

This makes a really great party dip or something to spread on tortillas or as a fondue with vegetables and cubes of baked tofu or some of our tempeh bacon and scallions on top of a potato…if it makes it that far because you’re probably just going to eat it right out of the baking…