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Cajun Lentil Po’ Boy Subs

Cajun Po' Boys

To join with the Mardi Gras celebrations, we have wanted to have some typical Cajun meals. Today we enjoyed Cajun Po’ Boy subs. Yield: 4-6 sub sandwiches Ingredients: 1 cup lentils 1 leek, white parts and finely chopped 2 celery stalks, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced ½ tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 teaspoon salt [...]


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, [...]


Vegan Deli Slices, Peach and Soy Cheese Ciabatta

Vegan Deli Slices, Peach and Soy Cheese Ciabatta

We we really enjoyed those sandwiches today. While peaches are in season, we wold suggest you give these yummy sandwiches a try as well. Yield: 4 sandwiches Ingredients: 4 ciabatta baguettes 12 slices vegan deli slices 2-3 tablespoons sweet grainy mustard 2 peaches, peeled and sliced 4 ounces soy cheese, thinly shaved Directions: Slice the [...]


Ratatouille Wraps

Ratatouille Wraps

This is a quick and easy way to enjoy ratatouille. It works well as a lunch or a main dinner on a hot day. Yield: 6-8 wraps Ingredients: 2-3 tablespoons oil 2 cloves garlic 1 large eggplant 1 large zucchini 1 large onion 1 ripe bell pepper 1 & 1/2 teaspoon Italian herbs 1 can [...]


Asparagus On Toast with Creamy Sauce

Asparagus on Toast with Creamy Sauce

This elegant dish is very nice served for a lunch or brunch. Yield: 8 open-faced sandwiches Ingredients: for the toast: 8 slices whole grain bread, toasted 12 asparagus spears, cleaned, peeled and cooked 8 vegan deli slices for the creamy sauce: 1/2 cup soy cream 2 teaspoons vegetable bouillon powder 1/4 cup white wine (optional) [...]


Fava Bean and Vegan Cream Cheese Wraps

Fava Bean and Vegan Cream Cheese Wraps

We enjoyed these for lunch. They would also make a nice appetizer or if you multiply the recipe and slice the wraps, it could make finger food for a party. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: 3/4 cup prepared fava beans 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons fresh basil, roughly chopped 1 teaspoon vegetable bouillon powder 1 [...]


Asparagus and Pears Wrapped In Vegan Cold Cuts

Asparagus and Pears Wrapped In Vegan Cold Cuts

This makes a tasty lunch or a nice warm salad. Ingredients: 5 medium asparagus spears per person 1 slice of vegan cold cuts per asparagus 1/2 pear per person, peeled and sliced in thin slices balsamic vinegar toothpicks are helpful Directions: Clean and cut the woody end of the asparagus spears off. Bring a pan [...]


Carrot Raisin Sandwiches

Carrot Raisin Sandwiches

You know that yummy carrot-raisin salad? Well, here it is as a tasty sandwich. Yield: 4 sandwiches Ingredients: 2-3 cups grated carrots 8 slices vegan raisin bread 1/2 cup soy yogurt or soy cream 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon dash cayenne or Tabasco (optional) 2 tablespoons orange juice or other sweet [...]


Vegan Bell Pepper Pesto Panini

Vegan Bell Pepper Pesto Panini

This is known also as The Montreal Panini by Honey, What’s Cooking, which was inspired by a delicious sandwich from a little cafe in Montreal named Claude Postel. We have been enjoying this recipe for our lunches lately. It is quick and easy to make and very tasty. Yield: 5-6 slices Ingredients: for the panini: [...]


Vegan Watercress Tea Sandwiches

Watercress Tea Sandwiches (Vegan Version)

A classic British favorite for high tea and picnics, made vegan. Yield: 6-8 Ingredients: 1 cup Vegan Cream Cheese (e.g. Tofutti) small bunch chive, chopped water to thin the cream cheese small pinch salt and freshly ground black pepper large bunch watercress, washed 1/2 cucumber slices of wholewheat bread Directions: Mix the Tofutti with a [...]


Potato-Asparagus Tarts

Potato-Asparagus Tarts

We enjoyed these savory tarts for lunch today. They were delicious. Asparagus tastes very nice with potatoes. The sauce was like a light mustard Alfredo. These would make a lovely brunch recipe or even a special breakfast as Mother’s Day or a birthday. Yield: 6-8 puff pastry tarts Ingredients: 6-8 frozen vegan puff pastry sheets, [...]


Beet Bruschetta with homemade vegan ‘blue cheese’

Beet Brushetta with Homemade Vegan Blue Cheese

Beets taste so nice combined with the flavors of the vegan ‘blue cheese’ and a hint of maple syrup. We really enjoyed this tasty lunch today. It would also make good appetizers or finger foods at a party. Yield: 8-12 slices Ingredients: 8-12 slices whole grain bread or baguette 2-3 medium beets, cooked 1 cup [...]


Parsnip Bruschetta with Soy Cheese, Truffle Oil and Rucola

Parsnip Bruschetta

This makes a nice lunch or can be used as finger food at a party. The garlic and truffle oil are nice complements to the sweet parsnips. Servings: ca. 12 Ingredients: 1 clove garlic 3 large parsnips splash of truffle oil (or olive oil) 2 tablespoons vegan margarine soy cheese to grate as garish handful [...]


French Fries with Vegan Cheddar Spinach Dip

French Fries with Vegan Cheddar Spinach Dip

Potatoes always go well with spinach and this yummy snack or lunch really proves it. What a tasty dip this made for the French Fries. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: 1 package frozen french fries 10 ounces /280 grams frozen spinach 1 cup vegan cheddar sauce for the cheddar sauce: 4 tablespoons vegan margarine 1/4 cup [...]


Denver Tofu Wrap

Denver Tofu Wrap

This vegan version of a Denver Sandwich really hit the spot today for lunch. We used corn tortilla as wraps to make a lighter version. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 block (about 6 ounces) of tofu, crumbled 2 teaspoons sweet grainy mustard 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast (more if you like) 1/4 cup soy yogurt small [...]


Chestnuts on Toast with Soy Creamy Wine Sauce

Chestnuts on Toast with Soy Creamy Wine Sauce

This is a delicious, yet elegant breakfast or brunch recipe for the holidays. It’s very quick ad easy to make, yet presents very impressively. You could also cut the portions in half and serve it as an appetizer or first course of a holiday diner. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 lb. vacuum packed chestnuts 2-3 [...]


Tempeh Pineapple Toasts

Tempeh Pineapple Toasts

These make a wonderful lunchtime meal, or cut in quarters they would be good finger food or appetizers for a party. Yield: 8 slices Ingredients: 8 slices bread, toasted 1 lb. tempeh, sliced in thin squares 1 can pineapple rings 1 jar vegan sandwich spread or vegan cheese 1 tablespoon oil 1 tablespoon tamari or [...]


Beluga Lentil Toast Points with Chive and Garlic Soy Yogurt

Beluga Lentil Toast Points with Chive and Garlic Soy Yogurt

This was a delicious lunch that we enjoyed today. It would also make lovely appetizers or finger food at a party. Ingredients: for the lentils: 1/4 cup beluga lentils about 2 cups boiling salted water 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar for the soy yogurt: 1&1/2 cups soy yogurt 1 clove garlic, mined [...]