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Vegan and Plant Based Cooking

Huckleberry Scones

2 cups of flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 4 tablespoons sugar 5 tablespoons butter (earth balance) 1/2 cup smooshed banana or 3/4 of a large banana  1/2 cup oatmilk  Pinch of salt To taste grated lemon rind  As many huckleberries as you like:) Heat the oven to 450 degrees. Add flour, salt, baking powder, and sugar in a food processor and pulse to combine. Add the vegan butter and pulse until the mixture resembles cornmeal.  Not too much pulsing.  Add 1/2 cup smooshed banana and 1/2 cup of oatmilk, zested lemon rind in small bowl and mix till blended.   …

gluten free vegan chocolate cupcakes

1 can pumpkin puree 1 bag of Bob’s Mill Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Mix 1/2 cup oil mix and scoop with melon scoop into mini muffin molds bake at 350 for 24 min enjoy by melting your favorite chocolate (I like ‘green and blacks’ 1, 70% and 1, 85%) That process is called Bain Marie. It’s a French word for water bath. Grab yourself a stainless steel bowl and place it over a pot of slow boiling water. Place the chocolate in broken bits and melt away. Top with whatever berry is fresh and good!

Charity’s plant based pastry cream and tart dough

5 T. Therm Flo Canning Thickener or Cornstarch 5 T sugar 1/3 cup agave 1 can coconut milk 1/2 cup soy milk or any plant milk 1 to about 1 1/2 cups of soaked (in hot water for 2 hours) cashews 1 juiced lemon plus the grated zest 1 T. Vanilla or a vanilla bean if your…

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…

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…

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…