Vegan Chocolate Cake

Cake (try less oil or milk next time) 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 cup soy milk 2 cups sugar 2 cups all purpose flour 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 cup oil 2 teaspoons vanilla 1 cup coffee Frosting (too sweet) 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup unsalted vegan butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract pinch sea salt 2 1/2 cups to 3 cups powdered sugar 1/3 […]

Artichoke Portobello Burgers

Artichoke Chop off tips and stem Season with oil, garlic, salt, pepper Double wrap in foil Bake at 425 for 1.5 hours Use two forks to pull off leaves – can leave hairs on if it’s cooked all the way through Portobello Marinate in oil and balsamic vinegar salt pepper garlic for 15 mins Bake at 400 for 15 mins Pesto Avocado Burger Bun

Bean Curd Cold Dish

Bean Curd Cold Dish Recipe Originally From: NOTES: too sweet INGREDIENTS:16 oz (2 8-oz. pkgs. of shredded bean curd (aka shredded white tofu)) 2 red jalapeño or Fresno chile peppers seeded and sliced2 medium carrots, peeled and shredded (about 2 cups) 1 scallion, chopped 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped 1 bunch of Chinese celery, lower stalks only (no leaves), cut into 2″ sections (ok to use regular celery, which is thicker than Chinese celery – just cut about 3 stalks into […]

Tuscan Farro Soup

Tuscan Farro Soup Adapted from: 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 large onion, sliced 4 celery stalks, trimmed and chopped 2 carrots, peeled and chopped Salt and pepper 4 tablespoon minced garlic 2 cup farro, spelt or barley 1 can white beans 3 chopped tomatoes (canned are fine; do not drain) 6 cups stock or water, more as necessary ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley ¼ cup chopped fresh basil, optional Freshly grated Parmesan Add to Your Grocery ListPREPARATION Put […]

Liang Ban Wood Ear Mushroom

Liang Ban Wood Ear Mushroom A few things to remember: You should always use store-bought, dried wood ears (don’t try to forage for them yourself). Wood ear mushrooms must be cooked before consumption. Now’s not the time to pilot your raw foods diet. Don’t soak wood ears for more than 2-3 hours. They reconstitute in a relatively short amount of time. After soaking, trim off the tough stem area and wash thoroughly. Like anything that’s “good for you,” Traditional Chinese […]

King Oyster Mushroom “Scallops”

King Oyster Mushroom “Scallops” KING OYSTER SCALLOPS 1 cup water 2 tsp seaweed flakes 1 tsp soy sauce 1 tbsp lemon juice 3 king oyster mushrooms, brown tops removed Instructions Combine the water, seaweed flakes and soy sauce in a small saucepan. Heat over medium heat and bring to a boil. As soon as it boils, remove from heat and let cool 10-15 minutes before stirring in the lemon juice. Discard the seaweed and set aside. Rinse the king oyster […]

Cauliflower Tacos

Cauliflower Tacos MANGO SLAW 1 C thinly sliced red onion (approximately 1/2 an onion) 1 thinly sliced red pepper 1 thinly sliced red mango 1/4 C  finely chopped cilantro 1/2 lime, juiced AVOCADO CREMA 1 1/2 avocados 2 limes, juiced 2/3 C canned coconut milk 1 garlic clove 1 tsp hot sauce 1/4 tsp onion powder 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp ground black pepper GRILLED CAULIFLOWER 1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets 6 tbsp  olive oil 3 garlic clove, minced 3 tsp chili powder (may need more) 1.5 tsp cumin (may need more) .5 tsp salt (may need more EXTRAS 24 corn tortillas Instructions In […]

3 Cups Vegetable

3 Cups Vegetable Ingredients 2 tbsp Canola Oil 3 cups root vegetables (½ inch cuts) 4 cups mushroom mix (king oyster is best) 10 garlic cloves smashed and peeled ¾ cup rice wine 1/3 cup soy sauce 3 tbsp sesame oil 2 tbsp brown sugar ¼ tsp chili pepper flakes 2 cups fresh basil Instructions Heat oil Saute garlic roots and mushrooms (5 mins) Add everything but basil (10 mins) Add basil

Chopped Asparagus Salad

  Chopped Asparagus Salad Original Post: Ingredients 1/2 pound trimmed asparagus (asparagus that has already had the lower 1/3 cut off) 15 ounce can chickpeas (or other bean) well rinsed and drained 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 5 radishes, trimmed and cut into wedges or chunks 1 Persian cucumber, chopped 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1/2 cup cherry tomato halves (cut in wedges if they are larger) 1/2 cup colorful bell peppers, chopped 1/2 cup black olives 1/4 cup roasted […]

BBQ Brussel Sprouts

12 small to medium Brussels sprouts 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more as needed 1 teaspoon kosher salt 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon celery salt 1 handful crumbled bacon (optional) 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest (optional) 1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese grated or shredded (optional)