From: Griffin, V. “Baked Beans.” The Guilt-Free Gourtmet. Remnant Publications, 1999. 91. Print. Ingredients: 1 lb navy beans (or other bean of choice) 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup tomato puree 1/2 cup dates, blended with 1 cup water 1/3 cup molasses 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp vegetable salt (can… Continue reading Baked Beans
Ingredients: 1 cup red lentils 4 cups water 1 bay leaf 1 small onion 1 tsp olive oil ⅓ cup pine nuts 3 cloves garlic ½ tsp cumin 1 tsp each oregano, thyme, basil, and salt ½ lemon juiced 1 Tbsp tomato paste Directions: Bring water, lentil, and bay leaf to a boil, lower heat… Continue reading Red Lentil Dip
Ingredients: 4 cups dried pinto beans ¾ onion, chopped ¾ green or red pepper 1 8 oz can tomato sauce 1 ½ Tbsp salt ¼ cup cilantro Directions: Soak beans overnight with plenty of water to cover. Place in crockpot and cook for 6-8 hours on high. Sauté onion and pepper in a little bit… Continue reading Dominican Beans
Ingredients: 2 ripe avocados, pitted and peeled ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp onion powder ½ tsp cumin ½ -¾ tsp salt 1 tsp lime juice Cilantro to garnish (optional) Directions: In a medium bowl, mash avocados to desired consistency. Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well to combine. Serve.
Ingredients: 4 large tomatoes, cored, seeded, and diced ½ small red or yellow bell pepper 1 small jalapeño or Serrano pepper, seeded and minced ¼ cup minced onion 1 tsp lime juice ¼ tsp sea salt Directions: Combine all ingredients into a bowl. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or until ready to serve.
Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa ¾ cup water 1 cup veggie broth 1 tbsp nutritional yeast 2 tsp cumin 2 tsp chili powder ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp salt ½ cup salsa Directions: Rinse quinoa well. Add quinoa to a dry saucepan on medium heat and toast, stirring often for 5 minutes. Combine veggie broth… Continue reading Quinoa Taco Meat
Ingredients: Hummus spread (recipe follows) Whole grain tortillas Spinach or shredded cabbage Shredded zucchini Shredded carrot Shredded celery Directions: Lay out tortilla and spread hummus over the entire tortilla. Layer spinach or cabbage across the entire tortilla. Add remaining filling ingredients. Roll tortilla.
Ingredients: 2 cups almonds 1 cup carrot pieces ½ carrot juice/water 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1 ½ celery stalks 4 green onions 1 tsp salt 1 tsp paprika 1-2 Tbsps Hickory Seasoning Directions: Place almonds, water, lemon juice, and ½ cup of carrot pieces in blender or food processor. Blend into a purée. Add remaining… Continue reading Mock Salmon Spread
Ingredients: Pita Bread (Toufayan Wheat Whole Pitas (Walmart) or Clark’s Pitas (have to order 423-949- 4333) Diced/sliced or shredded veggies of choice (examples below) Shredded lettuce Sliced olives Diced tomatoes Diced cucumbers Shredded carrots Sprouts Diced avocado ¼ cup Hummus (no oil or low oil) Drizzle of tofu sour cream Directions: 1. Cut pita bread… Continue reading Pita Sandwiches