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Strawberry and Vegan Cream Cheese Toast

Strawberry and Vegan Cream Cheese Toast

We enjoyed these open-faced sandwiches for lunch. They would also be nice for breakfast or as a snack in the afternoon. Yield: 8 slices of toast Ingredients: for the toasts: 8 slices bread 10 ripe strawberries, sliced 1 cup vegan cream cheese cracked black pepper as garnish for the vegan cream cheese: 1 block firm [...]


Review: BBQ Chinese Fireball Faux-Dragon Ribs

Yuba Barbecue Ribs

Ainslie of the everyone is vegan blog has created an interesting recipe using yuba sticks. This was our first experience eating yuba sticks, a product made from soybeans. We made our own version of Chinese 3 spices barbecue sauce including rhubarb, therefor giving it a sweet and spicy flavor. We enjoyed the meal on white [...]


Springtime Zucchini Tart with Edible Flower Garnish

Springtime Zucchini Tart with Edible Flower Garnish

We enjoyed this lovely tart today for lunch. It would make a lovely brunch or special occasion meal. It would be then important to double or triple the recipe. Serving Size: 1 Ingredients: 4 sheets frozen vegan puff pastry, thawed 1 small zucchini, very thinly shaved 1/2 cup vegan cheese sauce 4-5 ounces spicy tofu [...]


Sprouted spelt pate

Sprouted spelt pate

Based on sprouted spelt and tofu this makes a really good vegan pate as bread spread or a nice snack with homemade crackers. It will take 1-3 days to sprout the spelt, so start that first. Yield: 2 cups Ingredients: 1 cup sprouted spelt (from 1/2 dry) 1/2 cup tofu, crumbled 1 onion, chopped and [...]


Savory Beet and Vegan Feta Scones

Savory Beet and Feta Scones - Click here to license this photo from Stocksy

These savory scones are really tasty. They are great for a Sunday morning breakfast or brunch or could even be for a holiday breakfast. Serving Size: 2 Yield: 6 scones Ingredients: 1 & 1/2 cups AP flour 3/4 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoon nutritional yeast 2 tablespoons vegan margarine 1/2 cup soy [...]


Mango and Spicy Tofu In Coconut Curry Sauce

Mango and Spicy Tofu in Coconut Curry Sauce - Click here to license this image directly from us!

This is a lovely tropical main meal that we enjoyed on a warm summer’s night. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 2 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large red onion, chopped (1 1/2 to 2 cups) 1 red bell pepper, sliced in long thin slices 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced 2 tablespoons yellow curry powder [...]


Santa Fe Tofu

Santa Fe Tofu - Click here to license this image from Stocksy

This really tasted great, even on a hot summer night. It would be lovely in the fall and winter as well. It’s really quite simple to make, and could even be cooked in a slow cooker or crock pot. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 pound tofu, sliced in fillets 1 can diced tomatoes 1 can [...]


Tex-Mex Zucchini and Rice Casserole with Spicy Tofu Pieces

Tex-Mex Zucchini and Rice Casserole - Click here to license this image from Stocksy

This was a great meal that we enjoyed last night. It’s a good way to use one of those extra large zucchini’s that had been hiding in the garden. Ingredients: 1 large onion, chopped 1 cup rice 2 & 1/2 cups water 1 vegetable bouillon cube 2 cups prepared spicy tofu pieces 2 cups zucchini, [...]


Vegan Cheesecake with Chocolate Bottom and Strawberry Coulis

Vegan Cheesecake with Chocolate Bottom and Strawberry Coulis

This makes a lovely and tasty treat. We enjoyed this over the weekend, and are looking forward to having it again as our in the garden strawberries are beginning to ripen. Serving Size: 8 Ingredients: for the crust: 20 vegan Oreos or other chocolate vegan cookies 3 tablespoons vegan margarine or coconut oil for the [...]


Pasta Gratin with Spicy Tofu Pieces and Zucchini

Pasta Gratin with Spicy Tofu Pieces ad Zucchini

This is a very, quick and easy recipe to make. It’s very filling, and could also be taken to a pot-luck supper. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 8 ounces dried pasta- bow-ties, spirals etc. 6-8 ounces prepared spicy tofu pieces 1 & 1/2 cups plain soy yogurt 2 teaspoon mild grainy mustard 1 tablespoon vegetable bouillon [...]


Baja Tofu Tacos

Baja Tofu Tacos

These are our vegan version of ‘fish’ tacos, which we enjoyed last night. Yield: 8 tacos Ingredients: 1 16 ounce block tofu, sliced in long “finger/strips” 1/4 small red cabbage, thinly sliced or shredded (about 2 & 1/2 cups) 1 small red onion, finely sliced 1 jalapeño, de-seeded and 1/2 minced (more if you want [...]


Spinach, Bean And Spicy Tofu Soup

Spinach, Bean And Spicy Tofu Soup

This is a very nice soup we enjoyed yesterday. It remains a cold spring so far, so a nice warm soup at lunchtime really “hits the spot”. Ingredients: 8 ounces prepared spicy tofu pieces 2 cloves garlic minced pinch red pepper flakes 4 cups vegetable bouillon 1 can (15 ounces) cannelloni beans, drained and rinsed [...]


Baguettes with Avocado Kiwi Salsa and Spicy Tofu Pieces

Baguettes with Avocado Kiwi Salsa and Spicy Tofu Pieces

This is a delicious lunch or appetizer that we enjoyed today. The combination of kiwi with the avocado is really lovely. Yield: 8 open faced sandwiches Ingredients:  4 individual ciabatta baguettes or rolls 4 ounces tofu, cut in small pieces sautéed with spices 2 ripe avocados, peeled and cut into small pieces 1 small onion, [...]


Winter Stir Fry with Cabbage and Brussels Sprouts

Winter Stir Fry with Cabbage and Brussels Sprouts

We really enjoyed this meal on a white winter’s night. It was very filling, yet not heavy. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 & 1/2 cups whole grain rice, uncooked 12 pounces Brussels sprouts 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1 tablespoon sambal ulek 2 teaspoons sesame oil 12 ounces  cabbage, finely shredded 10 ounces spicy tofu pieces [...]


Gnocchi with Brussels Sprouts and Vegan Hot Dog Pieces

Gnocchi with Brussels Sprouts and Vegan Hot Dog Pieces

This is a great way to enjoy Brussels sprouts as a main meal. The combination with the tofu hot dogs and gnocchi was great. It was is very tasty meal. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 16 ounce package gnocchi 2 tablespoons vegan margarine 1 8 ounce package tofu hot dogs or wursts 12 ounces Brussels [...]


Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake

Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake

This is a delicious cheesecake. People would never guess it’s vegan. And, it did not have that “tofu” flavor or consistency. Yield: 10 inch cheesecake Ingredients: for the crust: 3 cups graham crushed crackers or vegan digestive biscuits 10 tablespoons vegan margarine 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt for the cheesecake: 14 ounces tofu 12 [...]


Stuffed Round Yellow Zucchini with Red Bell Pepper Sauce

Stuffed Round Yellow Zucchini with Red Bell Pepper Sauce

This our first year to grow round yellow zucchini. They are a delicious tender vegetable that are perfect for stuffing. There are many recipes to use as stuffing. We enjoyed this one last night, especially with the red bell pepper sauce. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: 2 round zucchini ( 1 per person) 1 cup couscous [...]


Strawberry Tofu Salad

Strawberry Tofu Salad

This is a delicious salad. The flavors are a very nice combination. The borage flowers are slightly spicy like pepper and go well with the sweet strawberries. The salad dressing is particularly nice on this salad, but goes well on others and makes a nice marinade. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: for the dressing: 1 large [...]


Scrambled Tofu and Spinach stuffed Tomatoes

Scrambled Tofu and Spinach-stuffed Tomatoes

This was a tasty, filling diner we had tonight. It’s easy to make and quite a satisfying dish. Serving Size: 4 Yield: 8 stuffed tomatoes Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 onion, chopped 2 cups spinach, washed and chopped 1 teaspoon red chili flakes to taste salt and pepper [...]


Macaroni with Broccoli & Peas

Macaroni with Broccoli & Peas

This tasty meal is quite versatile. We enjoyed it hot as a main meal, but it would also work well as a salad. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets 1 cup frozen peas 1/2 lb. macaroni, cooked and drained 8 ounce package spicy tofu of seitan pieces 1/2 cup soy cream 1 [...]


Review: Teriyaki Tofu and Pineapple Kebabs

Teriyaki Tofu and Pineapple Kebabs

As summer rolls around and the temperature warms up, people enjoy cooking and grilling their meals outside. We came across this great recipe from Nicole on Prevention RD. It’s a great recipe, and easy to make. The pineapple tastes so nice with this. Do take a look at the recipe – we’re sure you will [...]


Tofu Scampi On Linguine

Tofu Scampi on Linguine

Lemony, garlicky tofu that has been marinated in nori for the taste of the sea, served on a bed of linguine with parsley. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons nori or dulse flakes 1 tablespoon miso 1 lb. firm tofu 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon vegan margarine 1 tablespoons lemon juice 4-5 cloves garlic, [...]


Fried Rice with Spring Vegetables

Fried Rice with Spring Vegetables

We will create 4 different fried rice recipes throughout the year, one for each season. We start this year with the spring vegetables. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1/2 lb. tofu, scrambled 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon oil 3 cups cooked brown rice 4 green onions 1 tablespoon grated ginger 1 tablespoon jalapeño chilly, minced [...]


Vegan Pumpkin and Spinach Quiche

Vegan Pumpkin and Spinach Quiche

This is a very hearty and filling quiche. It is quite tasty and pretty to look at as well. It would make a nice holiday brunch or a good supper meal. Serving Size: 6 (one 9 inch quiche) Ingredients: for the crust: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 3/4 cup cold vegan [...]