Lunch

Chinese Chickpea Salad

SERVES: 4 to 6 PREP TIME: 20 min. ACTIVE TIME: 15 min.   INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon sesame oil 3 cups cooked chickpeas (or two 15-ounce cans, rinsed and drained) 3 tablespoons gluten-free tamari (use coconut aminos to be soy-free) 4 cups shredded napa cabbage (about 1 small head) 1 cup shredded red cabbage 1 cup […]

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Beer-Marinated Portobello Tacos with Avocado-Corn Salsa

MAKE: 8 TACOS PREP TIME: 25 min ACTIVE TIME: 35 min INACTIVE TIME: 15 min   INGREDIENTS: 1½ cups vegan pale or blonde ale (Ground Breaker Brewing IPA No. 5 and Brunehaut Bio Blonde are both vegan and gluten-free) Juice of 1 lime 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon garlic powder 4 portobello mushrooms, stemmed, […]

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Tempeh Nuggets

MAKES: 40 NUGGETS PREP TIME: 10 min ACTIVE TIME: 30 min INACTIVE TIME: 30 min   INGREDIENTS: Two 8-ounce packages tempeh 3 cups low-sodium “no-chicken” flavored vegetable broth (or regular vegetable broth) 2 tablespoons liquid aminos 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried marjoram ¾ cup plain vegan yogurt (preferably unsweetened, nut-free if necessary) ¼ […]

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Spicy Sesame Soba Noodle Bowl

SERVES: 4 to 6 PREP TIME: 15 min. ACTIVE TIME: 30 min.   INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch broccoli, chopped into florets 2 tablespoons sesame oil Salt and pepper to taste ¾ cup tahini (gluten-free if necessary) 3 tablespoons tamari (gluten-free if necessary) 2 tablespoons brown rice vinegar 1 to 2 tablespoons sriracha (or other hot sauce) […]

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Potato Leek Soup

SERVES: 4 TO 6 PREP TIME: 15 min (not including time to make Quick Bacon Crumbles) ACTIVE TIME: 25 min INACTIVE TIME: 15 min   INGREDIENTS: 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 leeks, thinly sliced (white and light green parts) 1 garlic clove, minced 2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, chopped 2 teaspoons dried rosemary 2 teaspoons […]

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Gluten Free | Lunch

Cashew Cheese Sauce

MAKES ¾ CUP PREP TIME: 5 minutes ACTIVE TIME: 10 minutes INACTIVE TIME: 60 minutes   INGREDIENTS: ½ cup raw cashews, soaked in warm water for at least 1 hour and drained, water reserved 5 to 6 tablespoons reserved soaking water 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast ½ teaspoon white soy miso (or […]

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BRAISED RED CABBAGE AND APPLE

Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Total Time 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 small head red cabbage 1 red apple 1/2 small onion 3 cloves 1 cinnamon stick 1/2 cup vegetable stock 1/2 cup red wine salt pepper Preparation: Shred, wash and dry the cabbage. Peel and core the apple and the grate. Peel […]

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Crispy Baked Tofu Broccoli with Blood Orange Sauce

Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 30 mins Total Time 50 mins Serves 2 – 4 This dish requires some planning ahead and prep time to prepare the tofu properly. Be sure to read through the instructions before you begin. Ingredients: 1 package extra firm organic tofu 1 large head broccoli, cut into florets 4 […]

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Lunch | Soups

SWEET POTATO AND GINGER SOUP

Sweet potatoes are a rich source of fibre as well as containing a good array of vitamins and minerals including iron, calcium, selenium, and they’re a good source of most of our B vitamins and vitamin C. One of the key nutritional benefits of sweet potato is that they’re high in an antioxidant known as […]

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LETTUCE SOUP

HINT: Use the entire head of lettuce, except for the core and discolored parts, even the tougher outer leaves and the stems. INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 large leeks, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise, white and light green parts only 1 large white or yellow onion, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 large head romaine lettuce, cored, sliced, […]

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