Quick and Easy Sesame Kale Salad

Kale happens to be one of those super foods. It is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. It is high in antioxidants, fiber, vitamins A, C, K, B6, just to mention a few. It is one of those vegetables that we could and probably should eat every day.When you buy kale, make…

EASY MEDITERRANEAN CHICKPEA SALAD

Scale the Recipe and Print Author: Chef Ani Yield: Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 3 cups chickpeas, drained (2 cans) 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped 1 red pepper, finely chopped 1/2 European cucumber, finely chopped 1 can green olives, halved 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped Dressing: 1 garlic clove, minced or crushed juice from one fresh lemon 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon tahini 1 teaspoon agave nectar 1/3 cup olive oil Optional: …

Gluten Free Vegan Pancakes

Every Sunday in our house is Pancake day (Sabbath is cold cereal (homemade granola) day), and when we hit the gluten free wall, it suddenly fell through the floor. Mom tirelessly worked through many many trials of different recipes, and we bought plenty of freezer waffles too. Finally the following recipe developed, was refined, and…

Millet Flax Gluten Free Bread

Prep Time: Less than 30 min Bake Time: Up to 1 hr Yield: Makes 1 2.5 lb loaf INGREDIENTS • 300g millet flour • 120g tapioca starch/flour • 80g flax seed meal • 30g chia seed meal (Put with flax in blender to produce meal) • 22g whole psyllium seed husk (Do not use ground)…

THE BEST ROASTED TOMATO SAUCE

THE BEST ROASTED TOMATO SAUCE You wouldn’t think one could get super excited about a tomato sauce, would you?  But that is actually the case with this special tomato sauce.  The roasted vine-ripened tomatoes, garlic, and basil make a wonderful tomato sauce.  The roasting process enhances the flavors, and it comes together as the best…

Arugula Pomegranate Salad

POMEGRANATE, ARUGULA SALAD WITH POMEGRANATE DRESSING INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup pomegranate juice 1 – 1 1/2 tablespoons honey juice of half a lemon 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 cup olive oil Bag of Arugula, or two. Apple, chopped (optional) Pomegranate seeds Small Sweet Onion, minced INSTRUCTIONS: In a small sauce pan add pomegranate juice and simmer until…

VEGAN ASPARAGUS MUSHROOM SOUP

VEGAN MUSHROOM SOUP Author: Cherie White (A friend of Mom’s) INGREDIENTS 2/3 cup cashews 2 1/4 cups water 2 Tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 cup Braggs Liquid Aminos Fresh mushrooms Fresh Garlic 1 LB Asparagus optional (tofutti sour cream, veganaise) DIRECTIONS Chop or slice fresh mushrooms and saute’in large sauce pan with olive oil and fresh garlic….

Spinach/Swiss Chard/Collard Quesadillas

Oh man, these are just delicious. Especially when paired with haystacks, which, by the way, my definition of haystacks basically means what ever is available at the time. i. e. does not have to be limited to just sour cream and salsa, but there are so many other great sauces for that. Yum sauce, particularly…

MARINATED KALE SALAD

I am personally a huge fan of this recipe. But with farm-fresh kale, it goes to a whole other level. Even Aunt Pam didn’t know how to make this until my mom showed up. I can taste it just thinking about it. Crunchy but tender kale greens, is the very prominent taste, with just a…

DILLY CARROTS

There is nothing like a cooked carrot dish that actually tastes great! This one has always been a winner. DILLY CARROTS Author: My Mom Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Serves 4-6 INGREDIENTS 1 lb of carrots, peeled and sliced 1/2 inch thick 1 small/medium onion, diced 2 Tbsps olive or avocado oil…