VEGAN BREAKFAST LASAGNA (THE VEGAN BRINNER COLLAB!) by hot for food

Lauren demonstrates a breakfast lasagna with a tofu scramble, including chopped leaks, green onions, green peppers. garlic, shallots, a vegan hollandaise sauce, and a vegan maple flavored sausage substitute.  

This recipe would be excellent for breakfast, brunch, or dinner.  Enjoy her video and watch each step of the recipe after the break.

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Cheesy Veggie Lasagna by Plantiotic with Sarah’s Vegan Kitchen

Jackson got together with Sarah to make a vegan lasagna with a vegan mozzarella cheese substitute demonstrated by Sarah.  Jackson’s video also includes recipe demonstrations showing both a ricotta cheese substitute and a vegan parmesan cheese substitute.  Their lasagna recipe includes zucchini, spinach, and basil.  It looks delicious.

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Fettuccine Alfredo by Jon (Vegan Zombie)

capture_05112014_144626Here is an Alfredo recipe that does not include any animal products.  Jon demonstrates his version by creating a mixture of sauteed mushrooms, onions, garlic, capers, scallions, and tofu.  He creates his Alfredo sauce starting with a roux made with olive oil, and flour to which he adds Almond milk and some of his sauteed vegetables and scallions.  He tosses his Alfredo sauce with vegan fettuccine pasta, tops it with some of his sauteed mushroom, onion, capers and tofu mixture, and fresh scallions.  Try this recipe with a good salad, and some wine.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Roasted Vegetables with Pasta by Bob McD (Member Cook on AllRecipes.com)

capture_04112014_114724This is a very simple recipe tossing roasted vegetables with pasta.  It’s easy to make and healthy.  It’s ingredients include tomato, red bell peppers, roasted garlic, mushrooms, asparagus,  fresh rosemary, fresh oregano, olive oil, parmesan cheese, fettuccine pasta, and tapenade.  Serve this dish with hard crusty bread and a salad.  If you wish, you can substitute a vegan alternative for the parmesan cheese.  And, you could add or substitute different healthy vegetables.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Mushroom, Leek and Tarragon Pasta by Gordon Ramsay

capture_23102014_122443In addition to showing the ingredients in this video recipe, Gordon demonstrates techniques for chopping mushrooms, washing and chopping leaks, and how to keep pasta from sticking to the bottom of the pot of boiling water.  Vegetable stock and non-dairy cream can be used to replace the chicken stock and dairy cream he uses.  This is a great tasting, quick and easy recipe to make.  You may want to add as one of your favorite recipes. Continue reading

Lasagna with Tofu Spinach Ricotta and Cheese Sauce by Margaret Meyer

capture_21102014_125036Margaret doesn’t have a recipe for this lasagna.  She “just makes it.”  Watch the video, and you can follow along, and “just make it” too.  Although, she uses her own canned pasta sauce, you can substitute store bought pasta sauce, or fresh or canned tomatoes.   In this video, Margaret also shows how to make a vegan “cheese” sauce and a substitute for ricotta cheese using tofu.  Margaret says this is a family favorite and usually a “no fail” recipe.  It’s easy to make.  It can be made ahead for use later in the week.  Try it.  You’ll like it too. Continue reading

Penne Pasta with Eggplant and Mozzarella by Renee Pepino

capture_13102014_134321Renee Pepino demonstrates how to prepare Penne Pasta with Eggplant and Mozzarella from her book, More Than Pasta.  This is an easy recipe.  Simply sautee chopped eggplant with garlic.  Add tomato sauce, basil and oregano to make a sauce.  Top penne pasta with this eggplant-tomato sauce.   Then add pieces of mozzarella cheese and shredded parmesan cheese to the dish.  This dish can be transformed into a vegan meal by substituting vegan cheese for the dairy cheese.  It looks good.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Tofu Cottage Cheese Stuffed Shells by Abby

capture_12102014_130215In this video, Abby prepares a tofu cottage cheese type filling in large pasta shells based on a recipe in the Naturally Gourmet cookbook.  The recipe uses store bought ingredients, so there is no need to make any special sauces, etc.  Like Abby says, this recipe is “quick, easy, and delicious”.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Dairy Free Macaroni and Cheese by Candice Hutchings

capture_07102014_103854Candice demonstrates an easy recipe for making a dairy free mac-and-cheese.  She uses a (Daiya brand) vegan cheese that can be bought in most supermarkets.  She creates a mixture of the vegan cheese with soy milk and spices.  After she heats up the ingredients, she adds it to the pasta.  Then, she places the mixture in a pan or casserole dish, tops it with breadcrumbs and bakes it.  This recipe is fast and easy to make, delicious, and a lot healthier than traditional dairy based mac-and-cheese. Continue reading

Vegan” Mac and Cheese by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

capture_28092014_123900Isa has created a recipe for a creamy, gooey, melty, lucious “cheese” that can be used in a mac and cheese type meal.  Her “cheese” recipe could also be used with other recipes such as a portobello or seitan “cheesesteak” sandwich.  It’s made with onions, garlic, vegetable broth, cornstarch, tomato paste, nutritional yeast, spices, and cashews.  It’s not hard to make.  Simply saute the vegetables,  combine all the ingredients and blend everything together, then, place it in a pot and cook it until it thickens and resembles melted cheese.  Isa mixes this “cheese” with pasta and tops it with roasted brussel sprouts for her version of “mac and cheese”.  Continue reading