Roasted Mediterranean Hummus or Baba Ganoush

Posted by on May 23, 2011 in Appies & Sides, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Roasted Mediterranean Hummus or Baba Ganoush Ingredients: 2 cans of organic chickpeas or 2 cups of dried chickpeas that have been soaked overnight, cooked and run under cold water (or 1 large eggplant if making baba ganoush) 1/4 – 1/3 cup tahini (depending on your taste) juice of 3 lemons 2-4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon organic extra vigin olive oil 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes, packed in olive oil 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder 10 pitted kalamata olives 1/4 cup feta cheese (leave out for vegan recipe) 1 red...

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Balsamic Vinaigrette

Posted by on May 22, 2011 in Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads & Dressings, Vegan, Vegetarian | 2 comments

Balsamic Vinaigrette Great not only on salads, but on steamed kale or other cooked vegetables or simply for dipping a nice crusty bread! Ingredients: 3/4 cup organic extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tablespoon dry mustard powder 1 tablespoon dried basil 1 teaspoon unrefined sea salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper Directions: Comine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Store in fridge.

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Kitchari

Posted by on May 22, 2011 in Gluten-Free, Main Courses, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Kitchari A variation of an ancient Ayurvedic recipe. Ingredients: 1 cup mung beans 1 cup brown basmati rice 1/4 cup coconut oil (vegan friendly) or ghee (clarified butter) for sauteing 1 tablespoon black mustard seeds 1 tablespoon of ground cumin seeds 1 tablespoon of coriander seeds 1 heaping teaspoon turmeric 1 heaping teaspoon curry powder 1 heaping teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon crushed red chilies 1 teaspoon pepper 2 onions, chopped 6-8 cloves garlic (minced) 1/3 cup minced...

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Curried Wheatberry Salad

Posted by on May 22, 2011 in Appies & Sides, Recipes, Salads & Dressings, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Curried Wheatberry Salad This recipe contains Wheatberries, which are what whole wheat flour is made from. As with all whole grains, they are a great source of B vitamins. Ingredients: 1 cup soft wheatberries 1 apple peeled, cored and chopped finely 1 red bell pepper diced 1 small field cucumber peeled and cubed into small pieces 1/3 cup of slivered almonds 1/3 cup of raisins 3 Tablespoons organic extra virgin olive oil 6 teaspoons raw apple cider vinegar 3 Tablespoons of raw honey (substitute raw blue agave syrup...

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Vegan Muffins-With Countless Variations!

Posted by on May 22, 2011 in Breads / Muffins / Desserts, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Vegan Pumpkin Raisin Muffins Ingredients: 3 cups oatmeal 2 cups whole wheat flour 5 teaspoons aluminum free baking powder 1 teaspoon unrefined sea salt 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon (or to taste) 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg (or to taste) 1 teaspoon ginger (or to taste) 1 cup whole cane sugar (panela) 1 cup raisins 1/2 cup walnuts (optional) 1 796 ml can of organic pumpkin (or make your own from 1 small sugar pumpkin) 2 cups water, separated 5 1/4 tablespoons ground flax seeds Directions: Preheat the...

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Vegan Coconut Bars

Posted by on May 22, 2011 in Breads / Muffins / Desserts, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Vegan Coconut Bars Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease an 8×8-inch baking pan with vegan shortening. Dust with a bit of gluten-free flour. Whisk together dry ingredients: 1/3 cup coconut flour 2/3 cup brown rice flour or sorghum flour 1/3 cup tapioca flour 1 teaspoon xanthan gum 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons aluminum-free baking powder 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon In a separate bowl, beat to combine: 2/3 cup coconut sugar or whole cane sugar (panela) 1/4 cup organic...

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