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In this video, Gaz Oakley, shows how to prepare an awesome vegan breakfast.  It includes bacon and sausage substitutes, tofu based scrambled eggs substitute, baked beans, roasted cherry tomatoes, fresh avocado, and toast.  

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Roasted Tofu Bites with Pesto by “LowSaltVegDudes”

capture_16012015_162940Here is an easy recipe for finger food appetizers.  They are made with baked tofu cubes and topped with a simple pesto.  The tofu cubes are coated with olive oil and paprika, and baked.  The pesto includes cashews, basil leaves, nutritional yeast, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil which are blended into a paste.  After the tofu cubes cool, they are topped with the pesto to make a delicious appetizer.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Mediterranean Polenta Stack by Anja

capture_10122014_185305Anja demonstrates a Mediterranean polenta stack that looks great, is easy to make and is delicious.   She shows the process for cooking polenta and forming polenta rounds using  small cake molds.  She tops the polenta rounds with roasted red peppers, an avocado mix, diced tomatoes and red onions, and drizzles on some balsamic vinegar.  The recipe is great for an appetizer, lunch, dinner, snacks… or any time at all, really!  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

Vegetarian Salisbury Steaks Casserole Style by Margaret Meyer

capture_12112014_115712Margaret has been making this recipe for over 20 years.  Her family likes it, and when she takes it to pot luck dinners, it disappears quickly.  She makes hamburger type patties with a mixture of blended pecans, garlic, and onions, to which she adds extra firm tofu, nutritional yeast, Braggs Amino, onion powder, and rolled oats.  She grills her patties, places them in a casserole dish, covers them with store bought vegan gravy, and bakes them.  Easy to do.  Healthy and delicious.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Smoked Paprika “Cheese” by Anja

capture_22102014_141733Many non dairy cheese substitutes are made with nuts or soy products.  In this video recipe, Anja demonstrates how to make a non-dairy cheese substitute with oats, sweet potatoes, red bell peppers, nutritional yeast, smoked paprika and other spices, and lemon juice.  She blends the mixture.  She then makes an agar agar and water mixture, which she adds to and blends with the previous blended mixture.  She places this combination into molds, which she places in the refrigerator  After this “cheese” mixture has set up, she then enjoys her non-dairy “cheese”.  You can tell Anja enjoys creating and preparing vegan recipes.  You should try this too.  You can experiment with adding different herbs and spices.  I’ll bet you will be pleased with it. 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

Philly Cheese Steak by Candice Hutchings

capture_09102014_154605A lot of people like cheese steak sandwiches.  In this video, Candice and her friend, Michael Nus, demonstrate how to make a vegan version of a Philly cheese steak sandwich.  While she and Michael have fun cooking together, she shows how easy it is to make a seitan replacement for real steak in these sandwiches.  She then tops her sandwich with sauteed mushrooms and onions.  She melts Daiya cheese for the cheese spread.  Once your seitan is made, this is a very easy sandwich to make, it is delicious, and a lot healthier than a sandwich made with animal protein.  You should try it.  It may become one of your favorite sandwiches. 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