Summer Pasta Salad (yeah it’s vegan)

1 white onion 1 poblano pepper 2 jalapeño peppers 1/2 cup sliced olives 1 blanched chopped yellow beet 3 sticks celery 2 T fresh chopped dill 1 juiced lemon 2/3 cup vegenaise 2/3 cup vegan cream sauce 1 t. Colman’s (spicy) mustard salt and pepper to taste 1 or 2 packages of cooked pasta (depending on…

Vegan (Creamy) Cheese Sauce

This is for a white cream sauce, great in Potato Salad, or over pasta! 1 cup unsalted raw cashews 1 cup hot H2O 1 cup plant milk 1/2 cup almond flour 1/8 cup liquid aminos 1 cap full apple cider vin 1 quarter of a jalapeno Juice of 2 lemons 1-2 t. liquid smoke (if you have it) salt to taste   Soak the cashews in in the H20 for 30-40 min (or if you have a really strong blender omit). Place all other items in your blender and blend until creamy.  If you want it thicker add more cashews…

Plant Based Potato Salad

1 small white onion chopped 1 bunch of green onions chopped 2-4 sticks of celery chopped 6-8 red potatoes boiled and chopped 1-2 handfuls of fresh asparagus and green beans blanched and cooled 1 t. India black salt (smells like eggs) 1 cup of vegan cream sauce 1 cup Vegenaise 1 T stoneground mustard 1 bunch of chopped chives 1 lemon juiced 1 bunch of fresh chopped dill to taste salt and pepper to taste   Boil and prep potatoes. Blanch and prep asparagus and green beans.  It is important to run them under cool water to stop the cooking…

The Annual Princess Night

LETTER FROM CHARITY Charity Rattray here, Founder and President of United by Love and I am honored to announce our opportunity to go to Uganda, Africa in October 2018.  In our City Wide Worship Community in Ellensburg we have been experiencing God’s work of uniting churches, families, and worshippers and last year we extended these…

Plant based “Field Salad”

1 cup millet cooked 1 cup quinoa cooked 1 1/2 cup corn sautéed 1/2 cup baby arugula 5-7 Brussel sprouts shaved 6-8 mini sweet peppers 1 smaller head of romaine lettuce cut finely 3 stocks of Italian kale chopped 1 hand full of Italian parsley chopped 1 English Cucumber chopped in half-moon shapes juice of 1 lemon salt and pepper to taste 1/2 t. onion powder garnish with fresh avocado and smoked paprika To start run the mini peppers, Brussel sprouts, and cucumber through the slice option on your Cuisinart.  Add chopped lettuce and parsley.  Drizzle in a touch of…

Vegan Jam Dots

These vegan, no oil jam dots are a healthy breakfast treat. 1/3 cup whole wheat flour (or gluten free flour/ almond flour) 1 1/4 cup oat flour (make some in your blender by blending rolled oats) 2/3 cup whole oats 1 T. flax seed meal 1/2 cup blanched almonds blended into nutty chunks 1 t. cinnamon 1 t. ground nutmeg (fresh is fun if you have it) 1/2 t. baking soda 3 T hemp seeds 1/3 cup coconut sugar (or regular organic sugar) 1/8 cup applesauce 1/2 cup plant milk 1 T. maple syrup 1 pinch salt Preheat your oven…

Plant-based Shepherd’s Pie

  2-3 cups chopped and packed spinach 1 cup dry black or french lentils or 1/2 cup of each for fun (mung beans work well too) 8-10 Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and chopped 3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 3 tablespoons olive oil or vegan butter 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste 1-2 small fresh white onions, chopped 2 tablespoons minced, fresh sage thyme 1/2 package mushrooms, chopped 1/4 cup red wine 1 tablespoon liquid amino 1-2 tablespoon tomato paste 1 cup vegetable stock or hot water 1/2 package gardein beefless ground 1 package…

Psalm 63 and Coffee

Saturday morning calls for some good coffee and a short read! Here ya go! Enjoy. You walk in after a day of restful play on a brilliant white sand beach. The sun has warmed you completely and the ocean waves lift the weight of a year and all it’s craziness. Your dress is perfect tailored…

Indian Cherry Bomb

1 cup cooked long grain or basmati rice 1-2 cups soy and or almond milk 5.3 ounces of kite hill plain almond milk yogurt (greek-style) 1 can coconut milk 1/2 cup sugar 1/4-1 teaspoon ground cardamom (choose your desired amount) 1/4 cup chopped unsalted pistachios 15-20 dark red bing cherries seeded and halved 10 ounces…

my plant based pantry

This list isn’t the whole of what I normally stock up on but this should get you started.  It goes without saying you should always have some good coffee and tea for the mornings and pop over guests.  Also a quality vegan chocolate and coco powder is necessary.  Fresh fruit and veggies are great and…