Breakfast

Eggplant Salad

INGREDIENTS: 2 medium eggplant 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 heaping tablespoons light mayonnaise 1/4 cup Olive oil, plus more if needed Salt and freshly ground black pepper dill, chopped, for garnish Preparation: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Pierce the eggplant skins in several places with a fork. Set […]

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Vegetarian Lifestyle

Tips for a first-time vegan

Start with an open mind. There’s no surer way to guarantee failure than to go into it with a bad attitude. Unfortunately, this is not something that’s easy for many folks to do. If you think that going vegan is going to be a punishment or that you won’t last, then it will be, and you […]

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Vegetarian Lifestyle

Tips for Dating a Non-Vegetarian

Opposites often attract, and in a mostly omnivorous world, it’s not surprising that vegetarians aren’t exclusively dating one another. But things can get dicey when it comes to the emotional topics of food and ethics. Show Respect First off, don’t count on converting each other. People do change their eating habits—most of us weren’t born […]

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Dinner

Sweet and Spicy Asian Tofu

Ingredients: 7 ounces extra firm tofu 1 tablespoon high-heat oil (I use regular olive oil) cooking spray 1 clove garlic, minced 3 cups assorted stir-fry vegetables 3 tablespoons sweet chili sauce 2 tablespoons Sriracha hot sauce 2 teaspoons soy sauce ⅔ cup brown rice, cooked Instructions: An hour before cooking, wrap the tofu in paper […]

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Dinner

Curry Tofu Tacos With Pintos & Kale Slaw

Ingredients: For the tofu: 1 1/4 oz package extra firm tofu 3 tablespoons Bragg’s Liquid Aminos (or soy sauce or tamari) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons curry powder For the pintos: 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 small onion, thinly sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium tomato, chopped Pinch red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Dinner

Creamy Vegan Garlic Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Total Time: 30 mins Serves: 3 – 4 Italian-Inspired Recipe Ingredients: 3 cups (450 g) grape tomatoes, halved 10 ounces (283 g) whole wheat pasta (such as penne, linguini, or fettuccine | Use less if you want a higher sauce:pasta ratio | Use gluten-free pasta for GF […]

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Dinner

Mushroom Stroganoff

Serves for 4 – 6 persons. Ingredients: 8 ounces uncooked ribbon noodles 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 yellow onion, chopped 3 tablespoons whole wheat flour, divided 2 cups beefless beef broth or vegetable broth  1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon tomato paste 1 1/2 pounds mushrooms (half Portobello and half White […]

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Dinner

Spicy chickpea veggie burgers

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Total Time: 20 minutes Yield: 6-8 Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas, drained, well-rinsed,and mashed 1/2 red onion, finely diced 1 small zuchinni, grated 3 tbsp finely chopped cilantro 3 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tbsp sriracha hot chili sauce (or any other hot chili sauce) 2 tbsp natural peanut butter 1 tsp […]

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Dinner | Gluten Free

Mediterranean baked sweet potatoes

Ingredients: 4 medium sweet potatoes* (~140 g each) 1 15-ounce (425 g) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/2 Tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp each cumin, coriander, cinnamon, smoked (or regular) paprika optional: Pinch of sea salt or lemon juice Garlic Herb Sauce: 1/4 cup (60g) hummus (or tahini) juice of 1/2 lemon (~1 Tbsp) 3/4 – 1 tsp […]

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Breakfast

Avocado Bruschetta

Ingredients: 2 tbs. of lemon juice 2 tbs. of red wine vinegar 3 cloves of garlic, minced 3/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. of red pepper flakes 1/2 tsp. of dried oregano 1/4 tsp. of ground black pepper 1/4 cup of olive oil 1/4 cup of chopped cilantro 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley 2 avocados, […]

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