Vegan Lasagne Soup

Ingredients Unsalted Cashews Coconut Milk Apple Cider Vinegar Broth or Water Olive Oil Sweet Onion Garlic Oregano Parsley Red Pepper Flakes Garlic Powder Salt Pepper Cayenne Powder Uncooked Lasagne Baby Spinach Steps Prepare Cashew Cream: place 1 cup cashews in a saucepan, cover the water, and bring to a boil – boil for 15 minutesContinue reading “Vegan Lasagne Soup”

Plants-ARE-Protein Pasta

I have heard lots of people highly concerned about protein and nutritional content of vegan meals while a second thought is not given to the nutritional value or health impacts of non-vegan meals. The best advice I heard for following a plant-based diet is “just eat as many plants as you can or desire”. IContinue reading “Plants-ARE-Protein Pasta”

Vegan “Alfredo” Pasta

Ingredients Tofu Garlic Nutritional Yeast Parsley Oregano Salt Lemon Oat Milk Olive Oil Crushed Red Pepper Spinach Penne Pasta Water Steps Cook penne in salted boiling water In a food processor add sauce ingredients: ~10oz extra firm tofu (about 2/3 of a typical block of tofu) + 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast + 2-3 cloves garlicContinue reading “Vegan “Alfredo” Pasta”

Vegan Mac + “Cheese”

Ingredients Macaroni Shells Broccoli Olive Oil Salt Pepper Red Chili Powder Crushed Red Pepper Flakes Oregano “Cheese” sauce (see below) For “Cheese” Sauce White Beans Red Onion Bell Pepper Chili Pepper (Jalapeno or Serrano pepper) Broth or water Dijon Mustard Apple Cider Vinegar Nutritional Yeast Garlic Powder Cumin Powder Red Chili Powder Salt Pepper GreenContinue reading “Vegan Mac + “Cheese””

Vegan Chili Mac

Ingredients Pinto Beans Red Kidney Beans Fire Roasted Tomatoes Baby Bella Mushrooms Red Onion Bell Peppers or Sweet Peppers Chili Peppers (JalepeƱos or Serrano Peppers) Cilantro Vegetable Broth Garlic Seasoning (cumin powder, red chili powder, turmeric, salt pepper, taco seasoning, coriander powder, garlic powder) Avocado Oil Small or Medium Macaroni Pasta Shells Steps Cook pastaContinue reading “Vegan Chili Mac”

Vegan Gnocchi Stew

Ingredients olive oil onion celery garlic all-purpose flour broth or water coconut milk or other nondairy milk mushrooms white beans gnocchi vegan cheeze shreds spinach parsley other optional items: broccoli, cauliflower, okra, vegan sausage salt pepper cumin oregano cayenne garlic powder turmeric Steps Heat 1 Tbsp olive oil in a pot or dutch oven onContinue reading “Vegan Gnocchi Stew”

Vegan Manicotti with Tofu Ricotta

Manicotti is the one cheesy-filled treat I having been craving since becoming vegan. I actually had never even tasted manicotti until I was in Junior High. My best friend lived two houses down from me and her mom always made a point of inviting me over for dinner when she made manicotti since it wasContinue reading “Vegan Manicotti with Tofu Ricotta”

Chickpea Noodle Soup

Ingredients Carrots Fennel Onion Garlic Cumin Seeds Thyme Rosemary Olive oil Salt Pepper Veggie Broth Chickpeas Rotini Pasta Cilantro Steps Heat 2Tbsp olive oil in a pan at medium heat. Add 1 Tbsp cumin seeds and cook about 1 minute (will turn golden and fragrant but should not burn) Add three chopped carrots, chopped fennelContinue reading “Chickpea Noodle Soup”

Vegan Garden Veggie Penne Pasta

Substitute any and all veggies for what is available on hand. It is best to “eat the rainbow” and have as much variety in veggies, color, and texture, to offer a more enjoyable and nutritious dish. Vegetables add so much of their own flavor that the seasoning can be kept to a minimum. These recipesContinue reading “Vegan Garden Veggie Penne Pasta”

Alfredo Spinach Macaroni

Ingredients Tinkyada Organic Brown Rice Pasta (they have all pasta varieties) Simple Truth Plant Based Alfredo Sauce Spinach JalapeƱos garlic pepper salt crushed red pepper Steps Cook pasta – I made 1/2c dry pasta. This pasta only needs to boil for 2 minutes and then turn off flame and cover pot allowing the pasta toContinue reading “Alfredo Spinach Macaroni”