Archive for 'Vegetarian'


Hummus with Tahini

from Chef Tess Bakeress – whose recipes ALWAYS rock! Hummus 101 Hummus is a dip or spread made from chickpeas. Hummus is in fact the Arabic word for chickpea. Hummus has been eaten since ancient Egyptian times. Over 7,000 years ago. In almost every culture the use of mashed beans in some form are used.They […]

Cranberry Fruit Salad

(Serves 8) Agar, sometimes known as “Vegetarian Jell-O,” makes a tasty holiday treat that young and old alike will enjoy. Agar or agar-agar is flavorless. You can find it in natural foods stores or Asian markets.  Knox sure-jell is also a good choice. 3 1/2 cups cranberry-apple or apple juice 1 1/2 cups cranberries One […]

Cranberry-Apple Cobbler

(Serves 8 to 10) If you’re thinking about a holiday pie, consider making a cobbler instead. There is one fewer crust and much less fat, plus you have the delicious flavor of freshly baked fruit to enjoy! This delicious, sweet-tart dessert even gets raves from those who claim to dislike cranberries! For a Cranberry-Pear Cobbler, […]

Double Cranberry Soda Bread

(Makes 1 loaf (6 servings)) This version of soda bread is a bit sweeter than the traditional Irish soda bread. I like to serve it for brunch or at a get-together with friends. Juice and zest of 1 orange Vanilla rice milk or soymilk to make 1 cup (when added to orange juice) 3 Tablespoons […]

Carob Date Brownie Mix

(Makes 16 large brownies) These moist and chewy brownies are sweetened with dates. Serve them warm from the oven with a cold glass of soy milk or almond milk. 1-1/2 cups whole-wheat pastry flour or unbleached all- purpose flour 1/4 cup carob powder 1 Tablespoon instant grain beverage powder 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon […]

Burger Mix

(Makes 8 patties) Serve on a bun with your favorite condiments. 1 cup dry garbanzo beans, ground to a flour in a coffee grinder or high-powered blender 1 cup rolled oats, ground to a flour in a blender or food processor 1/2 cup short-grain rice, ground to a flour in a coffee grinder or blender […]

Pecan Pie

Makes one 9 inch pie: 2 1/2 cups pecans, toasted and coarsely chopped (see directions below) 3/4 cup maple syrup 1/3 cup brown rice syrup 1 tablespoon vanilla 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 3 tablespoons flaxseeds 1 1/2 teaspoons arrowroot 1/3 cup soy milk Pre-baked Pie Crust To make the filling: […]

Lemon-Walnut Green Beans

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes Number of Serving: 8 Cups of Fruits & Vegetables Per Person: 1 Ingredients: cooking spray 2 cups sliced green onions 1/3 cup chopped walnuts 1-1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh or 3/4 Tbsp crushed dried rosemary 5 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1-1/2 Tbsp grated lemon rind

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Preparation Time: 30 minutes Number of Servings: 8 Ingredients: 4 red or green bell peppers 2 cups (1 pint) cherry tomatoes 1 medium onion 1 cup fresh basil leaves 3 garlic cloves 2 tsp olive oil 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 425°F. Lightly oil a large shallow baking pan. Cut […]

What Do You Do For Thanksgiving?

When you are a vegetarian – and entertaining company or are a guest, there is always the question – What do I eat for Thanksgiving or Christmas? I hope that the following ideas will be helpful. Refer to our Recipes Section for tasty Vegan Recipes, courtesy of Let me know which one of these […]

Curried Butternut Apple Soup

Preparation Time: 1 hour Number of Servings: 10 Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 0.75 Ingredients: 1/4 cup reduced fat margarine 2 cups chopped onion 1 rib celery 4 tsp curry powder 2 medium butternut squash (about 2 1/2 – 3 lbs) peeled, seeded, and cut into cubes 3 medium apples—peeled, cored, and chopped […]

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