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; […]

Green Beans

Ingredients: 2 T. vegetable oil 1/2 T. mustard seeds 1 c. chopped onions 1/2 t. chopped green chili 1 T. curry leaves* 1 3/4 lbs. green beans, French cut, boiled 1/2 t. salt 1/2 c. dried coconut 1 lemon without peel, sliced Directions: Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds; heat until they crackle. […]

Harvest Baked Beans

Ingredients: 1 T. soy margarine 1 med. onion, minced 2 1/2 c. tomato sauce 1/3 c. lemon juice 1/4 c. molassses 1/2 c. Pure Florida Crystals sugar 1/4 c. Braggs Liquid Aminos 1/4 c, pure maple syrup 1 c. ketchup 2 T. worcestershire sauce 1 t. thyme leaves 1 t. marjoram leaves 1/ 2.c apple […]