Vegan Enchilada Casserole

Ingredients Corn-based tortillas (either corn or corn/flour mix) Butternut Squash Pinto Beans or Black Beans Red Bell Peppers Red Onions Garlic Baby Spinach Cilantro Jalapeños Enchilada Sauce Nutritional Yeast Seasonings: salt, pepper, cumin powder, red chili powder Steps Heat oven to 400ºF Cut butternut squash into cubes (or purchase pre-cut, use about 2 c cubedContinue reading “Vegan Enchilada Casserole”

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”

Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Vegan double chocolate zucchini muffins. I made mini muffins and this recipe will yield about 20 mini muffins. Ingredients Zucchini Whole wheat flour or all-purpose flour Cocoa Powder Baking Soda Baking Powder Salt Sugar (white or brown) Vanilla Extract Vegetable Oil (avocado or olive) semisweet chocolate chips or chunks instant coffee or espresso/ristretto (cooled) StepsContinue reading “Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins”

Tofu Tacos

Ingredients Extra Firm Tofu or whichever available Cauliflower Bell peppers or sweet peppers Serrano peppers Cabbage Red or yellow onion Garlic spices: red chilli pepper, ancho chili pepper, salt, pepper, cumin, turmeric, crushed red pepper, taco seasoning corn tortillas, taco size optional toppings: cilantro, avocado Steps Tofu Marinade: In a bowl, whisk together 1 TbspContinue reading “Tofu Tacos”

Vegan Veggie Loaded Sandwich

This sandwich is full of nutrition, flavor, and lots of layers! I used ciabatta bread which may not be the best option if you have normal human-sized mouth, but it made it oh-so-delicious. Ingredients Spinach Cucumber Mushrooms Bell peppers Zucchini Red onion Tomato Avocado Vegan cheese – I used Field Roast Chao Cheese Bread –Continue reading “Vegan Veggie Loaded Sandwich”

Veggie Fajitas

Fajitas can essentially be any mix of vegetables that are available on hand. I pile as many vegetables as possible and try to include a variety of colors to ensure a variety of nutrients. Ingredients Zucchini Cauliflower Sweet peppers Red onion Seasoning (cumin, salt, peppers, cinnamon, taco seasoning, chili powder) Cilantro Tortillas Salsa Steps ChopContinue reading “Veggie Fajitas”

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”

Basil Fried Rice with Roasted Zucchini

Remember, there are no rules to cooking. Substitute the zucchini for other vegetables if preferred or use a mix of vegetables (zucchini, yellow squash, mushrooms, or broccoli would all work although cook the mushrooms and broccoli in a pan rather than in the oven to avoid overcooking/burning). Cut vegetables however you like to eat themContinue reading “Basil Fried Rice with Roasted Zucchini”

Alfredo Spinach Macaroni

Ingredients Tinkyada Organic Brown Rice Pasta (they have all pasta varieties) Simple Truth Plant Based Alfredo Sauce Spinach Jalapeños 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”

Food Processor Vegan Tostadas

Tostadas are very versatile and toppings can be adjusted easily based on what is readily available and how heavy or light of a meal is needed. Using a food processor to chop the ingredients offers a quick single “pot” meal. Ingredients Tortillas – I use small to medium size corn or corn+flour tortillas Beans –Continue reading “Food Processor Vegan Tostadas”