Tofu Scramble

Tofu Scramble

Serves 2-4   Ingredients:   1 – 16oz. package firm or extra-firm tofu, drained 1 tsp ground cumin ½ tsp dried oregano ¼ tsp ground turmeric 2 tbs nutritional yeast 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 bell pepper, chopped 1½ cups spinach...
Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie

Serves 2-3   Ingredients: 1 ripe banana, sliced and frozen 1½ cup frozen mango or pineapple chunks 2 tablespoons fresh lemon or lime juice (about one lime or lemon) 1½ cup non-dairy milk (e.g., almond, soy, rice etc.) 2 cups of chopped kale   Procedure:...
Whole Wheat Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Whole Wheat Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes

  Serves 4   Ingredients:   2 cups whole wheat pastry flour 2 tbsp baking powder 3 tbsp sugar 1/4 tsp sea salt 1 3/4 cups non-dairy milk 2 tsp fresh lemon juice (or vinegar) 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana 2 tbsp canola or vegetable oil ¼ cup non-dairy semi...
Tempeh and Potato Stir Fry

Tempeh and Potato Stir Fry

  Ingredients:    1 block tempeh (approx. 350 grs/12 oz) 3 cups vegetable stock 2 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 cups potatoes, peeled and small diced 1/2 cup red onion, diced 3 to 4 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup bell peppers, medium diced 1 tsp chili powder or...
Blueberry Oatmeal Waffles

Blueberry Oatmeal Waffles

makes 6 eight-inch waffles       Ingredients: 1 cup whole wheat pastry (or all-purpose) flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1 cup quick cooking or rolled oats 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce 1 1/2 cups...
Oat and Chia Parfait

Oat and Chia Parfait

  Serves One   For the oats: 1/2 cup rolled oats 3/4 cup almond milk or other non-dairy milk 2 tablespoons chia seeds ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon agave   For the layers: 1 tablespoon slivered raw almonds 1/3 cup fresh or frozen (and defrosted)...
Race Report from a Vegan Iron Spouse

Race Report from a Vegan Iron Spouse

My husband is an Iron Man. He eats a vegan diet. Tempting as it is to connect these two facts and attribute his diet to his athleticism, I don’t. I learned that lesson the hard way.   I hesitate to make claims about the benefits of a plant-based diet. Yes, it has...
Starting a Plant-based Cookbook Club

Starting a Plant-based Cookbook Club

    I’ve heard that on average we only use three recipes from each of the cookbooks we own. Why so few? Perhaps it’s lack of time, fear of failure or something else. This is the beauty of a Cook Book Club. The club choses a cookbook and each member prepares...