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 […]

Mock Egg Salad

Ingredients: 1 12-oz. Mori-Nu Tofu (firm) 3 to 4 t. McKay’s Chicken-Style Seasoning (or you favorite season salt) 1 stick Celery (diced) 1 T. Carrot (shredded) 3 T. Dill pickle (diced) 4 T. Vegenaise (mayonnaise substitute) Directions: Drain tofu; put into small mixing bowl. Add all ingredients; mix well. Spread in sandwich or refrigerate. Yields: […]

Creamy Italian Dressing

Ingredients: 1/2 lb. tofu 2 T. olive oil 2 T. lemon juice 4 garlic cloves 1 t. salt 1/4 t. basil 1/4 t. oregano 1/4 t. thyme Directions: In blender, process tofu, oil, lemon juice, and garlic. Add seasonings; mix thoroughly. Let stand several hours to enhance flavor. Yields: 1-1/4 cups. Nutritional Information: Calories per […]

Tomato-Basil Macaroni Salad

Ingredients: Dressing: 1 ripe medium tomato, chopped 1/4 c. fresh basil leaves 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/4 t. salt 1 T. olive oil 4 c. elbow macaroni, cooked 1/2 c. carrot, shredded 1/2 c. red bell pepper, diced 1/2 c. scallions, sliced 2 T. parsley, fresh, chopped Directions: To make dressing: in food processor or […]

Sedevan Spinach Salad

Ingredients: 7 c. spinach (fresh, chopped) 1 1/2 c. corn (frozen, thawed) 1 red or orange bell pepper (seeded, finely chopped) Dressing: 2 T. olive oil (extra virgin) 2 t. lemon juice (freshly squeezed) 1/2 t. vegetable seasoning Directions: Mix spinach, corn, and pepper together in large bowl. Blend dressing with wire whip or shaker. […]

Citrus and Green Salad

Ingredients: 6 ripe but firm Roma plum tomatoes, chopped 1/2 medium 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 […]

Tropical Apricot Salad

Ingredients: 2 c. fresh apricots, pitted and sliced 2 c. fresh strawberries, halved 1 c. kiwi fruit, pared and sliced 2 T. apricot nectar 2 T. lemon juice 1/4 c. unsweetened coconut flakes, lightly toasted 1 T. fresh mint Directions: In a large bowl, combine all ingredients; toss. Serve chilled. Serves: 5. Nutritional Information: Per […]

Hearty Salad

Ingredients: 1 c. dried bulgur wheat 1 c. dried lentils, rinsed and drained 1/4 t. salt 1/4 c. lemon juice 1/4 c. olive oil 1/2 t. dried mint leaves 1/2 t. dried oregano 4 green onions (white and green parts), sliced 2 medium cucumbers, peeled and chopped 1/2 each red and yellow bell peppers, minced […]

Cauliflower and Cherry Tomato Salad

Ingredients: 1/4 c. water 2 c. cauliflower separated into tiny flowerets and boiled 1 T. olive oil 2 T. lemon juice 1 t. soy sauce 1 medium cucumber, diced 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped 1 c. cherry tomatoes, halved 2 T. chopped parsley Directions: In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil; add cauliflower […]

Waldorf Coleslaw

Ingredients: 1 c. cabbage (shredded) 1/2 c. carrot (shredded) 1/2 c. walnuts (chopped) 1/2 c. apple (diced) 1/2 c. celery (chopped) 2 T. Vegenaise (grapeseed oil variety) 1 T. honey 1/2 t. poppy seeds 1/2 t. soy milk Directions: Combine cabbage, carrot, walnuts, apple, and celery in medium mixing bowl; set aside. In small mixing […]