Sourdough Italian Seitan

INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup sourdough starter (or all purpose flour) 1 1/4 cups vegetable broth 2 tablespoons of olive oil, plus 3 tablespoons for sautéing 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon flax meal 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder 1/8 teaspoon cumin 1/8 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3Continue reading “Sourdough Italian Seitan”

BBQ Tempeh Rice Bowl

Tempeh is essentially fermented soybeans. It is a great source of protein, iron, magnesium, calcium and other nutrients. Tempeh is better if you marinate it the night before or even a couple of hours before cooking it. INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup Jasmin rice 1 1/2 cups water 1 teaspoon salt (for theContinue reading “BBQ Tempeh Rice Bowl”

Marinara Sauce

This is my husband’s recipe.  We truly love this sauce and add it to pizza, lasagna and other pastas, even to my Puerto Rican beans and arroz guisado. INGREDIENTS 1 (28 oz) can Pastene Organic Tomatoes https://amzn.to/3r5RTTT 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon marjoram  https://amzn.to/3q33fqu 1 teaspoon driedContinue reading “Marinara Sauce”

How to Make Sauerkraut

WHAT IS SAUERKRAUT? Sauerkraut is essentially fermented cabbage.  It has many benefits including fiber, natural probiotics, vitamins C and K2, calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium and many other nutrients. It is fairly easy to make and very inexpensive. Some people let it ferment for a week or two or even three.  And others (like myself), letContinue reading “How to Make Sauerkraut”

Dutch Oven Sourdough Artisan Bread

INGREDIENTS 1 cup sourdough starter (fed within 4-12 hours) (See my Sourdough Starter post here https://wp.me/pcOthW-a) 1 1/4 cups water 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed 2 teaspoons salt 4 cups organic all purpose flour INSTRUCTIONS Mix all ingredients in a stand mixer for 2 minutes on low (speed 1). Knead for about 6-8 minutes (on speed 2).Continue reading “Dutch Oven Sourdough Artisan Bread”

Cashew Cream

If you are looking for an alternative to regular sour cream, this non-dairy cashew cream can be added to burritos, quesadillas, enchiladas and any other dishes you would normally add sour cream. INGREDIENTS 1 cup raw cashews 3/4 cup water 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon lime juice 1 clove of garlic 1/4 teaspoonContinue reading “Cashew Cream”

How to Make a Gluten Free Sourdough Starter

After successfully making my regular sourdough starter, I decided to try a gluten free starter.  I went in with the same philosophy as I did before, “if it doesn’t work, at least I tried”.   But to my surprise, it worked.  In fact, it worked faster than the regular starter.  I could not believe thatContinue reading “How to Make a Gluten Free Sourdough Starter”

Chickpea Curry

Curry is a combination of dried spices blended together, originally from India. INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 garlic cloves 1 carrot 1 zucchini 1 potato 1 can of unsweetened coconut milk (full fat) 1/2 cup vegetable broth 4 Baby Bella mushrooms 1/2 teaspoon onion powder a pinch of cumin 1 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoonContinue reading “Chickpea Curry”

Vegan Pesto

This pesto sauce is great for pastas, sandwiches, potatoes and more. If you add unsweetened coconut milk, you can make a creamy pesto sauce and add pasta with mushrooms and spinach. INGREDIENTS 2 (0.75 oz) organic packed fresh basil (or 2 bunches) 1/4 cup raw cashews (or any nut of your liking) 1-2 large garlicContinue reading “Vegan Pesto”

Vegan Ricotta

This vegan ricotta cheese can be used in a lasagna, as a dip, with veggies, crackers, etc. INGREDIENTS 1 (14 oz.) organic extra firm tofu 3 tablespoons Nutritional Yeast 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon  dried basil 1/4 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon lime juice INSTRUCTIONS Drain theContinue reading “Vegan Ricotta”

%d bloggers like this: