MY IMMUNE BOOSTER SOUP

MY IMMUNE BOOSTER SOUP This soup is a complete meal. You’ll walk away thinking you’ll order this soup again. Fresh melon topped with coconut cream with fresh lime would make a perfect dessert accompaniment. No starch, no salad, no veggie meat needed with this soup. Enjoy it as is. Thinking healthy means enjoying all theContinue reading “MY IMMUNE BOOSTER SOUP”

SMOKY LAZY PIEROGI

SMOKY LAZY PIEROGI Lazy, crazy good! Not your tradtional lazy pierogi – sauteed onion, pepper and mushroom plus spinach, in addition to the traditional sauerkraut, take this lazy dish over the top! Then tick it up one more time with McCormick’s Bac’n Pieces and I’m no longer in hog heaven – I’m in animal-free culinaryContinue reading “SMOKY LAZY PIEROGI”

HOT AND SOUR CAULIFLOWER SOUP

HOT AND SOUR CAULIFLOWER SOUP A hot and sour cauliflower soup with spinach, baked potato and carrot ribbons floating with udon Japanese noodles and cilantro oil in a white miso, garlic, coriander and smoked paprika broth! The best hot and sour soup I’ve ever tasted! Makes 24 cups

PINEAPPLE BEAN SALSA SOUP – or dip

PINEAPPLE BEAN SALSA SOUP – or dip This is my gazpacho – upticked all the way to the moon and back. The longer it marinates, the more subtle the flavors. Some like the old, some like the new! Serve as a cold appetizer soup or a dip with tortilla chips! Makes 9 cups

VEG SAUSAGE & PINEAPPLE GREEK PITA

VEG SAUSAGE & PINEAPPLE GREEK PITA Fried Veg sausage crumbles, fresh spinach and fried pineapple on grilled Greek Pita flatbread spread with chipotle mayo and beer mustard! A ‘take it to the bank’ sandwich! Makes 1 sandwich

VEGGIE FLATBREAD ROLL UPS

  VEGGIE FLATBREAD ROLL UPS Flatout flatbread spread with a green peppercorn and caper aioli. Topped with steamed fresh green beans, asparagus and spinach. Sprinkled with smoked paprika, then rolled up and pan-fried till browned and crisped. A perfect veggie roll up! Makes as many as you want

ROASTED BEET SALAD

3 NUT SAUCE Cashews, walnuts and almonds processed with coconut milk, extra virgin olive and Champagne and Balsamic vinegars with smoky paprika, garlic, cinnamon and rosemary. Cooked, then blended till creamy. Serve hot over root vegetables as main dish or use cold as a salad dressing! Makes 3-1/2 cups

MUSHROOM PIZZA SAUCE – PALETTE PIZZA

MUSHROOM PIZZA SAUCE An all-purpose, basic pizza sauce with mushrooms. Light and tangy – just how a pizza sauce should be! The smoked paprika, allspice and fennel seed provide the meaty flavor that might otherwise be missing in the toppings!  Makes 2-3/4 cups

GREEN PEPPERCORN AND CAPER AIOLI SAUCE

GREEN PEPPERCORN AND CAPER AIOLI SAUCE Just Mayo Original and Chipotle flavors mixed with fresh green peppercorn, capers, extra virgin olive oil, Amore Garlic Paste, fresh lemon squeeze and garlic! Tastes better than the egg yolk based aioli! Serve as you would any other aioli. I chose steamed veggies: green beans, spinach and asparagus! Impressive!Continue reading “GREEN PEPPERCORN AND CAPER AIOLI SAUCE”

SMOKY PAPRIKA TOFU SUBS

SMOKY PAPRIKA TOFU SUBS Super firm sprouted tofu coated with a smoky paprika dry rub, then baked in extra virgin olive oil. Served on a broiled sub roll with a dry rub and horseradish dairy-free cream cheese spread, fresh spinach and tomato! Makes 4

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER SPINACH SALAD

ROASTED CAULIFLOWER SPINACH SALAD A whole cauliflower roasted with a sweet sour rosemary marinade. Cut into cauliflower steaks then set atop a salad of spinach, cabbage and sweet red pepper. Drizzled with a smoky cashew dressing, then topped with chopped Kalamata olive! Serves 6

MUSHROOM AND SPINACH QUESADILLAS

MUSHROOM AND SPINACH QUESADILLAS Sauteed mushroom and spinach folded in flour tortillas. Spread with a soy cream cheese and orange marmalade topping, then broiled till bubbly and golden. Served with romaine lettuce tossed with the same topping, as garnish!  2 large or 4 small servings

VEGGIE MAC AND CHEESE FLORENTINE

VEGGIE MAC AND CHEESE FLORENTINE Tofutti ricotta, cream cheese, sour cream and mozzarella singles combined with herbs and spices, fresh spinach and veggie elbow macaroni. Topped with fresh breadcrumbs flavored with olive oil and garlic, garnished with roasted pepper and baked till piping hot and crisped! Serves 8

POTATO PIEROGI BENEDICT

 POTATO PIEROGI BENEDICT The potato pierogi acts like the egg in this special version of ‘eggs’ Benedict. English muffin layered with roasted pepper, creamy fresh steamed spinach, potato pierogi and lemon tarragon Egg-Free Hollandaise sauce!  Serves 4

SPINACH BENEDICT SALAD

SPINACH BENEDICT SALAD Fresh spinach, mushrooms, and croutons tossed with a creamy fresh lemon, tarragon and garlic dressing! Topped with matchstick slices of Veggie Canadian Bacon! My plan was to make  a Veggie Eggs Benedict, which would require a stove, a toaster and a blender.  When the lights went out at Kirby Manor and I hadContinue reading “SPINACH BENEDICT SALAD”

FRIED VEGGIE BOLOGNA SANDWICH

FRIED VEGGIE BOLOGNA SANDWICH Toasted English muffin spread with veggie mayonnaise and mustard. Layered with red roasted pepper, fried veggie bologna, iceberg lettuce and fresh spinach. Sprinkled with fresh cracked pepper. Five minutes from start to finish. Sink your teeth into satisfaction and make your taste buds happy! Makes 1 sandwich

Roasted Beets and Greens in Creamy Mustard-Mincemeat Sauce

ROASTED BEETS AND GREENS IN CREAMY MUSTARD-MINCEMEAT SAUCE Oven-roasted beets combined with fresh cooked collard greens and spinach along with caramelized onion and walnuts. Served in a casserole dish smothered in a rich sweet and sour mustard, mincemeat, garlic, rosemary and red grape cream sauce! Serves 6

OVEN-ROASTED PEPPERS AND EGGPLANT RICE SALAD

OVEN-ROASTED PEPPERS AND EGGPLANT RICE SALAD Savory rice combined with oven-roasted red and green peppers, eggplant and zucchini along with fresh cooked spinach. Mixed with a creamy Balsamic, fresh basil and garlic dressing! Makes 14 cups

SWEET MUSTARD COLLARD GREENS AND CABBAGE

SWEET MUSTARD COLLARD GREENS AND CABBAGE Cooked collard greens and cabbage drenched with a sweet-sour mustard sage, almond cream sauce. Topped with smoked almond crumbles! Makes 6-8 main dish servings, or 12 or more side dish servings

SHARON’S HAPPY FAMILY RICE

SHARON’S HAPPY FAMILY RICE Jasmine rice combined with fresh spinach, grilled cubanella peppers and sautéed onion, celery and shredded carrot. Served as rice molds with a green peppercorn and thyme gravy sauce! Serves 6-9