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Vegan Rice Pudding with Caramelized Apples

Vegan Rice Pudding with Caramelized Apples

The apples on the tree in our backyard are ready to pick, so we used some of them for this tasty treat that we enjoyed Sunday afternoon with coffee. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: for the rice pudding: 3 cups water 1/4 teaspoons salt 1/2 cup arborio (risotto) rice 4 cups soy, almond, oat or other [...]


Review: Vegan crockpot blueberry rice pudding

Vegan crockpot blueberry rice pudding

We enjoyed this tasty rice pudding over the weekend. I had never thought about doing blueberry rice pudding but it was delicious. We added quite a bit of cinnamon, as we find it nice with blueberies, also nice with rice pudding. We used a bit of Soyatoo on top, but did not need any blueberry [...]


Asparagus Risotto

Asparagus Risotto

This is a very elegant recipe for the fresh white asparagus that is now in season. We enjoyed it over the weekend. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 lb. white asparagus 2 teaspoons sugar splash lemon juice 2 shallots 2 tablespoons vegan margarine 1 cup risotto rice 2 cups white wine 2-3 tablespoons nutritional yeast 2 [...]


Cauliflower and Leek Risotto

Cauliflower and Leek Risotto

This made a very nice supper. It was filling yet, not heavy and full of flavor. Ingredients: 1 large leek, trimmed, cleaned and sliced in ringlets 1/2 yellow bell pepper, cut in small pieces 1/2 head cauliflower, cut in florets 2-1/2 cups vegetable bouillon 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 cup Arborio rice 1/4 cup nutritional [...]


Review: Easy Mushroom-Spinach Curry

Easy Mushroom-Spinach Curry

Yum yum, this dinner was really great. We found the recipe over at Holy Cow! Vegan Recipes. Vaishali has created a delicious meal here. Basically the recipe is quick and simple to make, the only tricky part is having the ingredients to make the sambar curry powder. We enjoyed the meal over white rice. This [...]


Pumpkin Chestnut Risotto with Quince

Pumpkin Chestnut Risotto with Quince

This was a delicious fall meal, and I might just prepare it again on Thanksgiving to celebrate this year’s harvest. Ingredients: 1 medium pumpkin 2 tablespoons oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 white onion, chopped 2 – 3 cups vegetable bouillon 1 glass dry white wine (optional but nice) 1 – 1 & 1/2 cups [...]


Tomato Risotto with TVP and Zucchini

Tomato Risotto with TVP and Zucchini

This is a simple meal to make and is easy on a hot summer’s day. The zucchini is very nice with the rice and TVP. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 cup risotto rice 1 onion, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup large TVP chunks 2 ounces tomato paste 16 ounce [...]


Seared Tofu Florentine Ala Saganaki

Seared Tofu Florentine Ala Saganaki

This is one of our best meals. We enjoyed it tonight for the first time, but it will be done much more often as it was really tasty as well as being low in calories and healthy. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: 1/2 cup rice, cooked 4 cups fresh spinach, cleaned and steamed 1 can crushed [...]


Review: Spiced rice with lentils and cauliflower

Spiced rice with lentils and cauliflower

This was a really great meal. It was easy to make vegan, just by using soy yogurt. It’s basically a korma curry which is very tasty, and we used home made rhubarb chutney. The recipe makes a lot so we will be enjoying a nice meal of left overs sometime this week.


Risotto Primavera

Risotto Primavera

We’re greeting the coming of Spring with this colorful and tasty meal, a bit of a change from the traditional pasta primavera. It’s a light meal, yet filling and satisfying. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 2 vegetable bouillon cubes 1 leek, sliced 2-3 medium carrots, peeled and sliced in lengths 200 grams snow pea pods, washed [...]


Review: Apple Curry Rice

Apple Curry Rice

It’s really great how apples can lend themselves to savory recipes as well as sweet ones. We really enjoyed this curried rice recipe with apples and raisins. We found this recipe at the Virginia Apples website. We did not do the microwave as we prefer to cook on the stove top. We cooked the rice [...]


Classic Italian Rice Salad

Classic Italian Rice Salad

This recipe makes a lot. We enjoyed it as a main meal salad on a warm summer night. It was delicious! We enjoyed it accompanied with a whole grain baguette and a lovely vegan bio wine. Serving Size: 8 Ingredients: 1 cup mixed wild and white rice 1 eggplant, cut in small pieces and sauteed [...]


Vegetable Sushi

Vegetable Sushi

These sushi rolls were delicious, and surprisingly very filling. They’re a bit tricky to make the first time, but once you get used to it, they’re not hard to make, and well worth the effort. They were delicious. Yield: 30- 40 Ingredients: for the rice: 2 cups sushi rice 2 cups water 4 tablespoons rice [...]


Review: Sri Wasano’s Infamous Indonesian Rice Salad

This is a really delicious salad. We enjoyed it as a “main meal salad” on a warm, muggy summer night. There are many versions of the salad. This one comes from I love the finger lakes. Everything about it was delicious, I wouldn’t change a thing. It makes a lot, so we are looking forward [...]


Cinnamon Rice Pudding

This is a quick and tasty pudding that can be made at any time. The cinnamon gives a very nice flavor, and it really tastes great with chocolate vinegar sauce. Ingredients: 1 cup risotto rice 2 cups vanilla soy milk 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4-1/2 cup sugar Directions: Cook the rice in the soy milk and [...]


Zucchini and Pesto Rice Timbale

Zucchini and Pesto Rice Timbale

These tasty towers are great as a salad or they can also be used as an appetizer. They’re colorful and quick and easy to make. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 200 grams white rice, cooked 1 med. zucchini, cut in very thin slices 1/4 cup vegan pesto tomato and chives as garnish Directions: Cook the rice [...]


Pumpkin and Apple Risotto with Tofu Pieces

Pumpkin and Apple Risotto with Tofu Pieces

This year we had a lot of good apples and many pumpkins in our garden. This recipe combines them both to a great meal. Servings: 4-6 Ingredients: 2 cups pumpkin, cut into bite sized chunks 2 cups apple cider or apple Juice 2 tbs. olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cups Arborio rice 3 apples, [...]


Beet risotto salad with pineapple and peas

Beet risotto salad with pineapple and peas

This is very colorful salad and also tasty. It’s one that you can make ahead of time and take to a pot luck dinner or make early in the morning and enjoy in the evening. Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1 med. beet, cooked and pureed 1 cup risotto rice 1 cup frozen peas, thawed 1 small [...]


Review: Pumpkin curry with tofu, brown rice, baby spinach and coconut ginger sauce

Pumpkin curry with tofu, brown rice, baby spinach and coconut ginger sauce

This was a really delicious meal. It comes from the Wagamama cookbook and has been online on the Wagamama site years ago (archive.org still has the recipe page). Wagamama is a restaurant serving mostly noodle dishes. The restaurant chain is popular in many European cities and always has some vegetarian and vegan dishes. I would [...]


Mapo Tofu

Mapo Tofu

A protein packed meal that is as pleasant to the tummy as to the eye. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 block tofu, cut into 1 inch cubes 4 ounces t.v.p. 3 tablespoons chili bean paste 1 teaspoon Szechwan pepper dried whole chilies (optional, how much is up to you) 1 tablespoon fermented black beans or [...]


Chocolate rice pudding with rhubarb coulis

Chocolate rice pudding with rhubarb coulis

This is so easy to make and very tasty. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 200 g pure vegan chocolate, broken into pieces 1 liter soy milk 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 capful vanilla 1 cup risotto rice for the rhubarb coulis: 1 cup rhubarb pieces 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 cup water Directions: Heat the [...]


Lemon risotto with tempeh

Lemon risotto with tempeh

Soy and lemon are so nice together, they give this recipe a nice fresh springy flavor. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 4 ounces soy tempeh, cut into 1/4-inch cubes 2 cups vegetable bouillon 1 1/2 tablespoons soy margarine 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/3 cup shallots, finely chopped 1 cup Arborio rice 1/2 cup dry white wine [...]


Review: Mexican Green Rice

Mexican Green Rice

This is a great way to enjoy rice, especially on a chilly winter’s evening. The cilantro pesto is very easy to make, and smells wonderful while cooking. The insturctions are very easy to follow and offer a very nice dish. via http://www.deliciouslivingmag.com


Vegetable korma curry with pilaf

Vegetable korma curry

We celebrated Diwali tonight by enjoying a traditional Indian meal. Korma curry is not a hot spicy curry, but distinctivly Indian. We served the meal with mango chutney and a nice fresh fruit raita. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: for the vegetable korma curry 1 small pumpkin, cut in bite sized pieces 2 onions, chopped 2 [...]