VEGAN MOZZARELLA // Recipe & Taste Test by Sarah’s Vegan Kitchen w/ Plantriotic

Sarah invited Jackson from Plantriotic to make some vegan mozzarella cheese substitutes.  Sarah made 3 versions of vegan mozzarella cheese using recipes demonstrated by Miyoko Schinner and the Avocados and Ales website.  They then used it to make mozzarella appetizers and in a video on Jackson’s youtube channel to make a vegan lasagna.

You can see Sarah’s demonstration video after the break. Continue reading

Vegan Sausage Rolls by Candice Hutchings

capture_12012015_144953Candice demonstrates how to make healthy finger food snacks without the terrible unhealthy ingredients contained in regular animal sausage.  Continue reading

Chilli Beef Lettuce Wraps by Gordon Ramsay

capture_08122014_160031This should be a simple makeover candidate for those who wish to make it a vegan dish.  Gordon pan fries some ground beef and pork and adds it to a sauteed mixture of chilli pepper, ginger, garlic green onions, sesame seed oil and brown sugar.  Then, he adds fish sauce, lime zest and lime juice.  He places this Continue reading

Vietnamese Vegetable Spring Rolls with Orange Almond Sauce by Jaden Hair

capture_16092014_231210Do you know it is really easy to make spring rolls.  Watch as Jaden shows how to include vegetables in a rice paper wrapper to create a spring roll.  You can use any kind of filling you wish.  The trick is to moisten and soften your rice paper wrapper correctly.  In this video, Jaden also shows how to make a delicious “Orange Almond” dipping sauce.  These spring rolls are good food for appetizers, lunch, brunch, dinner, or finger foods.  They also make a nice treat to take to a party. Continue reading

Harissa Tahini Romaine Wraps by Jenné Claiborne

capture_17092014_084016Jenne prepares a one dish recipe, creating a healthy filling that can be used in a lettuce wrap or in a more classic salad.  The fillings main ingredients are quinoa, chickpeas, black beans and carrots.  Jenne also creates a “harissa tahini” dressing, which is basically some harissa (a Tunisian favorite spicy condiment) combined with tahini.   Jenne pours her harissa tahini mixture over the filling on romaine lettuce leaves and over a salad made with lettuce and her filling mixture.   This recipe is very easy to make and it’s very healthy and delicious. Continue reading

Fajita Quesadillas by Roberto Martin

capture_26082014_120447In addition to demonstrating a delicious vegan fajita quesadillas recipe, Chef Roberto Martin shows a good technique for decorating a finished dish using a simple plastic storage bag.   He has wonderful knife skills.  I particularly the way he slices green onions.  I’m going to try to incorporate his techniques as I prepare this recipe for my friends. Continue reading

Thai Lettuce Wraps by Megan

blog 4 013113In this video, Megan demonstrates a simple recipe for making lettuce wraps with ground turkey.  The filling is made with bibb lettuce, shallots, a splash of olive oil for sauteing, garlic, ginger, jalapeno peppers, red bell pepper, cole slaw mix, scallions, and ground turkey.  She uses a Thai flavor sauce made from soy sauce, fish sauce, lime juice and some oyster sauce. Continue reading