REAL Recipes

Here are our newest REAL recipes. All Vegan, mostly Gluten-Free.

Sourdough Crêpes, gluten-free

We make Almond Yogurt about every two weeks. When a new batch is done, I like using it for a sourdough batter, like this one. Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups all purpose gluten-free flour (We use Bob’s Red Mill) 2 teaspoons baking powder 2 Tablespoons ground flax seeds 2 cups unsweetened plant milk 1/2 cup unsweetened…

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Biscuits, gluten-free

Wake up late on the weekend after a great date night and roll these up for the perfect brunch. Or make them with the kids for a weekend breakfast treat. These are rich biscuits, slightly sweet and full of cinnamon. Dough 2 1/2 cups all-purpose gluten-free flour (we use Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free 1-To-1…

Mac And Cheese: Oil-Free AND Phthalate-Free

A new report from KleanUpKraft.org is getting a lot of press, and it should! Thirty cheese product items, representing several varieties and brands, were tested. The total concentration of phthalates in macaroni and cheese powder (the kind found in Mac And Cheese products) was more than four times higher than in natural cheese, on a…

Fresh Fruit Tart – Raw

This Raw Fruit Tart is a variation of our Fresh Fruit Tart recipe with a flour crust. It is a spectacular summer dessert for a picnic, barbecue or 4th of July celebration. Cacao Nibs give the crust a chocolate flavor. Ingredients: Crust 1/2 cup cacao nibs 1 cup raisins 1/2 cup pecans 1/2 cup almonds…

The China Study Family Cookbook DOUGHNUTS!

When I interviewed Del Sroufe this week on It’s All About Food I knew I would be making this recipe soon. It’s in his newest cookbook, The China Study Family Cookbook. It is a MUST-HAVE vegan cookbook with all kinds of yummy comfort foods made with REAL ingredients, like this doughnut recipe for example. The…

Caryn’s Eggs

Here’s a new scramble recipe. I’m naming it after me! Ingredients 1/2 red onion, chopped 8 ounces firm tofu, mashed 1/4 cup garbanzo bean flour 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 2 Tablespoons nutritional yeast 1/4 cup water, plus more if needed Directions In a heavy frying pan or skillet, dry sauté the chopped…

Frozen, Raw Vanilla Cream Oatmeal Cookies

From one great recipe comes another. This is a variation on our Frozen, Raw Lemon Cheesecake Cookies. Rolled Oats are typically heat treated but truly raw Rolled Oats can be found in some health food stores. Ingredients Cookie Dough: 2/3 cups almonds, 1/3 cup Brazil nuts (For tree nut allergies use sunflower or pumpkin seeds)…

Yogurt, Dairy Free, Version 2

Dairy-free yogurt is easy to make. You can use a variety of nuts or seeds, depending on what you like. Cashews tend to be the creamiest, but I enjoy almonds best. In this recipe, I used soaked almonds, water and yogurt from my last batch. I let the probiotics do the rest. To make yogurt…

The Serious Smoothie

Smoothies have become a regular item on many menus, from airports to fast food restaurants, trendy bistros and high end restaurants. Not all smoothies are the same! While smoothies give the impression of something that is healthy, just like reading label packages we need to know what goes into those blended concoctions. Some are loaded…

Tasty Tempeh Taco Tuesday “Meat”

Our Tasty Tempeh Taco “Meat” is delicious on Tuesdays and every day of the week. Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon sage 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 teaspoons smokey paprika 1 teaspoons onion powder 1 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) 1/2 teaspoon pepper 8 ounces tempeh 1/4 cup Balsamic vinegar 1…

Late Night Corn Pancakes, Gluten-Free

We make a lot of pancakes in our house and have a number of pancake recipes (and waffles too) to choose from. This may be the new favorite. They are wonderful for breakfast or brunch and especially delicious late at night! Ingredients 2/3 cup cornmeal, medium ground (we use Bob’s Red Mill Organic Corn Meal)…

French Herbed Flax Crackers

Ingredients 1 cup whole flax seeds, brown or gold 1/4 cup ground flax 1 Tablespoon Herbes de Provence (or any combination of dried Basil, Thyme, Rosemary, Marjoram and Oregano) 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon Kelp, crumbled into a coarse powder 1 1/2 cups water Directions Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl.…

Lemon Cheesecake Frozen Cookies, Raw, Gluten-Free

Raw desserts are simply the best. They satisfy your sweet cravings while filling you with nourishing goodness. Ingredients Cookie Dough: 2/3 cups almonds, 1/3 cup Brazil nuts (For tree nut allergies use sunflower or pumpkin seeds) 1 cup pitted prunes 1 teaspoon Organic Vanilla Extract Lemon Cheesecake Filling: 1 1/2 cups cashews (For tree nut…

Roasted Garbanzo Beans

Roasted chickpeas make a great snack or easy food to bring along while on the go. We’ve got four flavors to season them with: Savory, Lemon Herb, Spicy-Smoky and Pumpkin Spice, but you can make them anyway you like. Ingredients 1 cup cooked chickpeas for each flavor mix, rinsed and drained Optional: 1 1/2 teaspoons…

Grilled Onions, Oil-free

Grilled onions are a tasty addition to so many dishes. You can prepared these onions in advance and refrigerate them until ready to use. We love grilled onions on our Chickpea Flatbread. Ingredients 1 onion, red, yellow or white about 1/4 cup vegetable broth or water Directions Peel and thinly slice the onion as you…

Creamy Pesto, Oil-Free

I love the flavor of basil and garlic blended today. But pesto has so much oil! Our Pesto recipe uses creamy cashews and no oil. It’s rich and delicious. Ingredients 4 cups loosely packed leaves of basil or arugula 3/4 cups cashews – soaked overnight, rinsed and drained 4-5 fresh garlic cloves 1/2 cup nutritional…

Banana Peanut Butter Quesadilla

This is a quick and delightful taste sensation! Ingredients 2 Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Wheat Tortillas (or any tortilla of your choosing) 3 Tablespoons peanut butter (the ingredients in peanut butter should peanuts and nothing else!) 1 banana Directions Preheat oven to 350oF Mash banana with the peanut butter. Heat tortillas about 30 seconds on each…

Tofu Scramble in light Dijon Cream

You don’t need a lot of space or many ingredients to make a great dish. While traveling I made this breakfast scramble in an efficiency kitchen where we are staying. We typically save the kale stalks for juicing when we use the leaves for salad. It’s hard to make green juice while traveling so I…

REAL-style Meatloaf

When we created the Healthy World Burger I knew that we had the perfect base for a meatloaf. Here it is. Ingredients 4 1/2 Cups REAL Mixed Cooked Grains (cook together 1 cup millet, 1 cup brown rice or turanicum, 1/2 cup of black rice and 1/2 cup of red rice together and then take…

REAL-style Meatloaf Tomato Sauce

Use this quick sauce to top our REAL-style Meatloaf. It’s our version of Ketchup. 1 cups tomato sauce 2 Tablespoons tamari or soy sauce 2 Tablespoons agave 2 Tablespoons mustard 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Mix ingredients in a sauce pan and bring…