Green Rice with Spinach

Ingredients: 1 1/2 T. canola oil 1 med. onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 2 c. water 1 c. long brown rice 1 T. dried parsley 1/2 t. salt 2 c. chopped fresh spinach 2 T. minced fresh cilantro Directions: In large […]

Sweet ‘n’ Creamy, Too-Good-To-Pass-Up Hot Rice Pudding

Ingredients: Yield: 4 Servings Prep Time: 1 hour (See tip to reduce prep time to 15 minutes or less.) There is something about rice cereal, a.k.a. rice pudding, that sounds kind of old fashioned, and it seems to me that many people don’t really gravitate toward it these days. I challenge the trend! Nourishing to […]

Southwestern Salsa

Ingredients: 1 1/3 c. cantaloupe, finely chopped 1/2 c. jicama, peeled and finely chopped 1/3 c. red or green bell pepper, finely chopped 3 T. lime juice 4 t. red onion, finely chopped 1 T. snipped fresh cilantro 1 fresh serrano (mild) chili pepper, seeded and finely chopped 1/4 t. sugar (optional) dash of salt […]

Tempeh Thai Sauce

Ingredients: 8 oz. tempeh, chopped into small pieces 1 T. sesame oil 2 cloves raw garlic, minced 1 c. soy milk 1/4 c. smooth peanut butter 1 T. tahini sauce 1 green onion, finely sliced 1 t. cumin, ground 1/2 t. paprika Directions: In a medium-size saucepan, saute tempeh in sesame oil. When tempeh is […]

Golden Curry

Ingredients: 2 T. olive oil 2 c. onions, finely chopped 2 t. curry powder 1 t. cumin 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 t. salt 2 c. garbanzos, cooked 7 c. raw potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2- to 1-inch cubes 1 T. tomato paste 2 1/4 c. water Directions: In a frying pan, heat oil […]

Marinated Antipasto Platter

Ingredients: 2 c. fresh broccoli florets 2 c. fresh cauliflowerets 2 c. fresh mushrooms 2 c. baby corn on the cob 1 8-oz. bottle herb-garlic low-calorie salad dressing 2 t. snipped fresh dill weed 1/4 c. lemon juice 1/4 t. salt 1 c. quartered marinated artichoke hearts 1/2 c. pimento-stuffed olives 1/2 c. ripe olives […]

Southwest Style Tabbouleh

Ingredients: 2 c. boiling water 2/3 c. uncooked bulgur wheat 1 15-oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 3/4 c. chopped tomato 1 1/2 c. peeled, diced jicama 3/4 c. minced fresh parsley 3/4 c. minced fresh cilantro 1/2 c. salsa (your favorite brand) 1/4 c. fresh lime juice 2 t. olive oil 1 […]

Sliceable Cashew Cheese

Ingredients: 2 c. raw cashew nuts 3/8 c. Emes Kosher Gel 1 1/2 c. boiling water 2 T. lemon juice 2 T. yeast flakes 1 T. salt 1 t. onion powder 1/2 t. garlic powder 1 c. cold water Directions: Rinse cashews well. Place all ingredients in the blender except the 1 cup cold water. […]

"Yum for the Tum" Potatoes

Ingredients: 1/3 c. cornstarch 3 c. Better Than Milk soy milk (or use soymilk of your choice) 8 oz. Tofutti Better Than Cream Cheese (herb & chive flavor) 8 large potatoes, boiled until tender (do not overcook) Directions: Mix cornstarch and 1/2 cup Better Than Milk until smooth. Set aside. Pour soy milk into a […]

Tofu Mayonnaise

Ingredients: 1/2 c. soft tofu 1/2 t. salt 1/4 t. turmeric 2 t. Chinese sesame oil 2 T. lemon juice Directions: Blend tofu, salt, and turmeric. Slowly add oil while blending. Stir in lemon juice. Yield: 2/3 cup. Serves 6. Nutritional Information: Calories per serving: 54; protein: 1.4 grams; carbohydrate: 0.8 grams; fat: 5 grams; […]