Cobb Salad by Sarah’s Vegan Kitchen

A Cobb Salad has always been a favorite for me. In this video, Sarah shows how easy it is to create a delicious Cobb Salad with all vegan ingredients. Everything is healthy for you — except the store bought ranch dressing, which, although vegan, has too much oil and therefore too much fat. One of the special ingredients in this salad is Sarah’s coconut based bacon

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How to Make a Portobello Mushroom Burger by Sara O’Donnell

capture_15102014_153615Portobello mushroom burgers are a great meaty and filling vegetarian alternative to traditional burgers made with animal protein.  They can be customized just as you would a regular cheeseburger.  In this video, Sara shows a simple marinade for the portobello mushroom which she grills along with bell peppers and onions.  She tops the mushroom with provolone cheese, and assembles the burger on toasted buns with flavored mayonnaise, tomatoes and lettuce.  The dairy cheese and mayonnaise can be replaced with non-dairy alternatives.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Latin Seitan Stew by Jill Echart

capture_10102014_114231This stew is loaded with a lot of different healthy fresh vegetables, quinoa and seitan.  This stew is a nutritional powerhouse, loaded with protein, anti-oxidants and vitamins.  As Jill lists the ingredients, she briefly describes its nutritional benefits.  This recipe makes a large amount, which can be made ahead and quickly heated and eaten later in the week.  And, it’s delicious.  Continue reading

Edamame Fried Rice by Jack Scalfani

capture_29092014_132947Look at all the healthy ingredients in this recipe – edamame, brown rice, kale, broccoli, bell peppers, green onions, ginger, yellow onions, garlic, portobello mushrooms, and teriyaki sauce.  He makes an omelette with eggs that he slices into thin strips to use as a garnish after the vegetables and rice recipe is ready to serve.  This egg omelette could easily be replaced by a tofu omelette to make this a vegan recipe.
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Vegetarian Chili Recipe by Jason Hill

capture_29092014_115011In this video, Chef Jason Hill shows how to combine several vegetables and beans to make a delicious vegetarian chili.  If you’d like the texture of ground meat in your chili, you can easily add vegan soy crumbles that resemble ground meat.  Jason tops his chili with sour cream and cheese, for which there are commercial vegan substitutes available in most large supermarkets.   This is an easy to make, delicious and healthy chili recipe.  Try it. Continue reading

Spicy Black Bean Casserole by Karen Bukolt

capture_25092014_091335This casserole is delicious and loaded with healthy ingredients; celery, bell peppers, black beans, cilantro, onions, chili sauce, maple syrup, and spices.  Karen mixes panko bread crumbs with cheese as a topping for this casserole.  The cheese could easily be a vegan substitute if you desire.  You can serve this casserole with tortillas, or brown rice and a salad.  It can be made ahead for a lunch or dinner later in the week. Continue reading

Vegetarian Quesadillas (Mushrooms and Black Beans) by Sandy

capture_25092014_083839Here is a video recipe for delicious and easy to make vegetarian quesadillas.   They contain healthy ingredients; black beans, mushrooms, tomatoes, onions, bell peppers, jalapeno pepper, garlic and spices.  Sandy uses cheddar cheese, which could easily be replaced with a vegan substitute cheese.  This is a very easy to make, healthy and delicious recipe. Continue reading

Portobello “Cheesesteak” by Monique Koch

capture_23092014_114018Cheesesteaks are favorite sandwiches for a lot of people.  Although they are delicious, they are not healthy.  In this video, Monique demonstrates how to make a healthy alternative using portobello mushrooms and a vegan cheese substitute.  She puts more flavor into the portobello mushrooms by marinating them with a little garlic powder and A1 sauce, a classic meat seasoning.  This is an easy to make, fast, healthy and delicious sandwich. 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

Quinoa Recipe – Spanish Style by Chef Buck

capture_12092014_142156Would you like a pilaf dish with Spanish flavors, made with quinoa instead of rice?  In this video, chef Buck shows how easy it is to make one.  The technique is simple, saute a mix of chopped vegetables and spices.  Instead of adding previously cooked quinoa, Chef Buck adds uncooked quinoa to his sauteed vegetable mix, and then adds water and lets it simmer.  After it has simmered for about 15 minutes, he lets it cool a little before adding more fresh chopped raw vegetables.  This recipe is delicious!  Try it. Continue reading