Chickpea-Brown Rice Veggie Burger by Shira Bocar

capture_25012015_131215Shira makes a delicious vegetarian burger with chickpeas and brown rice as the main ingredients.  This combination creates a perfect protein.  She adds shallots, garlic, parsley, and an egg for a binder.  Vegans can easily find an alternative to the egg in this recipe.  Shira likes to cook vegetable burgers on a hot pan instead of a grill to get a nice sear on both sides.  In this video, she wraps her burgers in lettuce with onions, roasted red peppers, and mustard for her condiment.  This burger recipe is very healthy and delicious.  Try it.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Southwest Veggie Burgers by Chad Sarno with Whole Foods Market

capture_04122014_140604Chad makes these healthy burgers with black beans, brown rice, roasted bell pepper, fresh tomato, carrot, green onions, sweet potato, nutritional yeast, cumin, chili powder, hot pepper sauce, and garlic.  He uses the pre-cooked sweet potato as a binder in this recipe.  He mixes all these ingredients together, and places the mixture in the refrigerator for a little while to firm it up.  Then, he forms his burgers and places them in the oven.    He builds his burgers on a whole wheat bun, with guacamole, lettuce, tomato, red onion, and cilantro.  He serves it with baked “sweet potato fries”.  This is a delicious and very healthy alternative to a traditional hamburger made with meat.  Try it and Enjoy. Continue reading

Teriyaki Seitan and Broccoli by Annie with Delectable Planet

capture_11102014_102355Do you like a beef with broccoli stir fry?  Then, try this healthier version.  It’s made with seitan, typically called wheat meat, which has the texture of and can be flavored to be similar in taste to beef.   Annie uses store bought seitan, which is available in most larger supermarkets.  Her stir fry includes seitan, broccoli, and snap peas served over brown rice.  It looks great.  It’s easy to make.  Try it. 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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Not Yo Mama’s Meatloaf by Cobi Kim

capture_22092014_113913Cobi points out you can easily improvise, change the ingredients and create your own version of her meatless “meatloaf”. Her version includes basics like onions, garlic, celery, carrots, sun dried tomatoes, BBQ sauce, etc.  The main ingredients are quinoa, oats, brown rice, silken tofu, and Linwood’s brand of ground flaxseed, almonds, walnuts, brazil nuts and Q10.  It’s an easy and healthy recipe.  Try it. Continue reading

How to make Quinoa Sushi Rolls by Leigh-Chantelle

blog 6 020313Do you need to make special sushi rice to make sushi rolls?  Not necessarily.  In this video, Leigh-Chantelle of Viva la Vegan shows how to make sushi rolls, or probably better called “nori rolls” with quinoa and brown rice instead of typical sushi rice. Continue reading