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Herb Dijon Vinaigrette

Most vinaigrettes have a lot of oil. I prefer a very tangy dijon vinaigrette. If you like yours more mild, add more olive oil. 2 tablespoon Dijon mustard 4 tablespoons red wine vinegar 4 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper to taste. dried herbs, choose the ones you like: 1/2 teaspoon parsley 1/2 teaspoon sage…

Asian Slaw

Watch how simple it is to make this great salad, Asian Slaw. 1/2 head of Napa cabbage 2 carrots 2 scallions, finely sliced 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 2 teaspoons sesame oil, optional 1 Tablespoon soy sauce, optional, to taste juice from one fresh lime Cut cabbage into fine strips, 1/4…

Cashew Cheddar Cheese

This is a recipe from one of my favorite cookbooks, The Real Food Daily Cookbook. It makes a lot of cheese. I freeze it and only use a little at a time. Makes 4 cups “This cheese is great for shredding or melting. Cashews work better than other nuts because they blend into such a…

The Tofu Club

This is a such a satisfying sandwich! 2- 12 oz package of firm tofu, drained vegetable oil — for grilling the tofu and the bacon 8 slices of bread vegan mayonnaise 4 slices tempeh bacon 4 large lettuce leaves 2 tomatoes sliced 16 sandwich picks or 8 teriyaki skewers cut in half 16 pimento stuffed…

Roasted Garlic Pesto

Roasting the garlic gives this pesto a sweet, rich, smooth flavor. Perfect on pasta, potatoes, sandwiches – everything! 1 bouquet of fresh basil leaves – chopped 1 entire bulb of garlic, roasted in a 300 degree oven for 30 minutes and cooled 1/2 cup of olive oil 1/4 cup of raw pine nuts 1/4 cup…

The Veggie Burger

I like to take the time and make a big batch of these burgers and then freeze them. This way, these wonderful veggie burgers are ready to go whenever I have that burger craving. Bring 2 1/2 cups water to a boil in a pot. Add to the water: 1/2 cup Braggs Liquid Aminos 1…

Baked French Fries

These oven baked fries are the best – with potatoes, sweet potatoes or yams or mixing them all up together. 5 organic sweet potatoes, yams, red, yellow or white potatoes washed and dried. Peel if not organic. Optional: 1 tablespoon of high temperature cooking oil Optional: your favorite herbs and spices, 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon…

The Portobello Mushroom Steak Sandwich

There are so many things I love about this sandwich – the freshly grilled onions sweet peppers and portobello all perfectly seasoned, the pesto spread and a wonderful bread. Serves 4 4 large Portobello mushrooms 2 red peppers, cut lengthwise in half and seeded 2 yellow peppers, cut lengthwise in half and seeded 1 onion,…