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 […]

Salsa

Ingredients: 6 ripe but firm Roma plum tomatoes, chopped 1/2 med. red onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped juice of 1 lime 3 tomatillos (Mexican green tomatoes), peeled and chopped 1/4 c. fresh cilantro, minced 1 jalapeño chile (roasted, peeled, seeded, and chopped) or 1 T. canned jalapeño chilies, chopped Directions: Place all ingredients in […]

Longhorn Caviar

Ingredients: 7 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped 1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 3 garlic cloves, minced 3 T. cilantro, chopped 1 can black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained 3 T. lime juice 1/2 t. salt 1/2 t. ground cumin 2 t. olive oil Directions: Stir together all ingredients in […]

Rotelle Primavera

Ingredients: 2 c. eggplant, peeled, diced 1 t. sea salt 2 T. olive oil 1 c. onions, diced fine 1 c. carrots, julienne cut 1 c. broccoli florets 1 c. cauliflower florets 3 c. spaghetti sauce 1 t. garlic powder 2 t. all-purpose no-salt seasoning 1 t. onion powder 1 t. Italian seasoning 4 c. […]

Mushroom Gravy

Ingredients: 1/3 c. raw cashew nuts 1 c. hot cooked brown rice or cooked garbanzos 2 T. dried onions 1 T. Chicken-style Seasoning 1 T. Bragg Liquid Aminos 1/2 t. garlic powder 3 T. cornstarch (or arrowroot powder) 3 1/2 c.s water 1 4 oz. can mushrooms Directions: Rinse cashews well. Place all ingredients except […]

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; […]