Cucumber Raita

This cooling condiment, similar to Greek tzatziki, is often served alongside spicier dishes to cool the palate. Be sure to use long, thin English cucumbers. 1½English cucumbers ¼ cup fresh mint or cilantro leaves, chopped juice of 1 lemon or lime ¼ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon coriander ½ red onion, chopped (optional) ½ teaspoon […]

Hot Tasty Wassail

Ingredients: 1 qt. apple juice 1 qt. cranberry juice 1 16-oz. can frozen orange juice, undiluted 1 t. cardamom 1 t. coriander Directions: Mix juices together in a large saucepan. Tie cardamom and coriander in cheesecloth and suspend in juices. Heat through. Refrigerate for 12 hours to develop flavor. Reheat to serve hot. Serves 8 […]

Lemony Green Beans

Ingredients: 1 lb. small green beans 2 T. olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 shallot, pealed and finely chopped 2 T. finely chopped fresh parsley 1 to 1/2 t. fresh lemon juice 1/4 t. salt Directions: Fill saucepan three-fourths full of water, place over medium-high heat and bring to boil. Add the beans and […]

Thai Noodles

Ingredients: Dressing: 1/2 c. peanut butter (natural creamy) 3 T. water 2 T. lime juice (fresh) 1 T. dark sesame oil 1 T. Bragg Liquid Aminos 1 t. raw sugar 1 t. salt 1 1/2 t. red pepper flakes (crushed) Noodles: 2 c. snow peas (cut into thirds, strings removed) 1 pkg. Chinese noodles (10 […]

Spinach Tofu Balls

Ingredients: 1 10 oz. pkg. frozen chopped spinach 1 c. tofu 1/4 c. gluten flour 1/8 t. ground rosemary 1/8 t. thyme 2 t. chickenlike seasoning 1/2 c. soft bread crumbs 1/8 t. garlic powder 1/2 t. onion powder 1/2 t. salt 1/4 c. dried onion flakes 1/4 c. chopped walnuts (optional) Directions: Thaw spinach. […]

Tofu Spread

Ingredients: 1 lb. mashed tofu 1 c. soy mayonnaise 1 c. chopped celery 1/2 t. dill seed 1/4 t. salt Directions: Mix all ingredients together. (Mixture will resemble egg salad.) Spread on whole-wheat bread slices, croissant halves, or other favorite bread. Serves: 8. Nutritional Information: Calories per serving: 282; protein: 9 grams; carbohydrate: 4 grams; […]

Rice, Beans and Greens

Ingredients: 3 c. water 2 c. chopped spinach 1 1/2 c. jasmine or basmati rice 1/2 t. salt 1/2 t. garlic powder 1 15-oz. can red kidney beans, drained 1/4 c. chopped fresh parsley Directions: Combine water, spinach, rice, salt and garlic powder in medium saucepan. Bring to simmer over medium-high heat. Sir once, cover […]

Vegetable Tree

Ingredients: 1 16- to 20-inch Styrofam cone 8 to 10 bunches parsley (fresh) 1 pkg. florist pins 6 to 8 carrots (large) 2 yellow bell peppers 2 red bell peppers 1 lg. bunch broccoli (fresh) 1 lg. head cauliflower (fresh) 15 radishes 1 lg. bunch celery 1 mini flower-shaped cookie cutter 1 mini star-shaped cookie […]

Lemon Sesame Crisps

Ingredients: 1/4 c. tahini 2 T. lemon flavoring 2 t. vanilla flavoring 1/2 c. brown rice syrup 1/2 c. each: sesame seeds sunflower seeds coconut quick oatmeal oat bran oat flour fructose 1/2 t. salt Directions: Mix together the first 4 ingredients and set aside. Mix together in a mixing bowl the remaining ingredients; add […]

Cheeseless "Cheese" Sauce

Ingredients: 1 c. roasted cashews 1 c. water 1/2 c. pimientos and/or roasted red peppers 1/4 c. yeast flakes 1/4 c. sesame seeds 1/4 c. lemon juice 1/2 to 1 t. salt 1 t. onion powder 12 t. garlic powder Directions: Blend all the above ingredients until smooth. *Recipe is from Very Innovative Parties, Loma […]