Fruit Crumble

Posted by on Mar 14, 2010 in Blog

Fruit Crumble

We all should eat more fruit every day. I must confess, I’ve never been a huge fruit fan, unless of course its in some sort of dessert! I love fruit crumble or some people call it fruit crisp.Give this recipe a try, I promise you won’t feel guilty eating dessert!Fruit Crumble1/2 cup refined coconut oil1 cup plus 2 tablespoons Sucanat (or other dry sweetener)1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon whole wheat pastry flour1/2 cup rolled oats3/4 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground cinnamon6 cups frozen mixed fruit (whatever...

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Nachos

Posted by on Mar 13, 2010 in Blog

Nachos

Nachos are one of my favorite “bad” foods. Lots of cheese….use to be one of my all time down falls! I gave up whole fat cheeses, switched to low-fat. What to do now? Fortunately you can find some pretty fabulous Vegan cheeses at your local health food store. I had this for lunch the other day, and actually for breakfast too! Breakfast? Yes, who says you can’t have what you want?Give my Nachos a try, use your imagination, layer it with all kinds of great veges . Even vegan chili if you have...

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Reuben Sandwich

Posted by on Mar 12, 2010 in Blog

Reuben Sandwich

St. Patrick’s day will soon be upon us. So every year, I eat corned beef and cabbage. Not this year! How about a Reuben sandwich? What could be better, sauerkraut, thousand island dressing, Swiss cheese and corn beef? Not anymore, right? WRONG! I tried this recipe and it was Yummy!Give it a try, you’ll be pleasantly surprised!TEMPEH REUBEN SANDWICHES3 tablespoons safflower oil, divided8 ounces tempeh, sliced into 8 large 1/8 inch thick slices1 large yellow onion, sliced1 teaspoons garlic, minced2 bay...

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Eggplant Parmesan

Posted by on Mar 11, 2010 in Blog

Eggplant Parmesan

I love Italian food. Usually most of the yummy Italian foods are covered with cheese….think about it, pizza, baked zitiand Eggplant Parmesan just to name a few. When I became a vegetarian, I use to make eggplant Parmesan a lot. Now what to do…I have to tell you, the soy cheeses aren’t what they use to be. They actually melt and this was hands down, the best eggplant parm I’ve ever made! This recipe take a little effort, but I guarantee you will be rewarded with the yummy taste! See if you...

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Asian Cucmber Spinach Salad

Posted by on Mar 10, 2010 in Blog

Asian Cucmber Spinach Salad

Salads can be so boring sometimes, so I’m always on the look-out for new and exciting salads. I found this one on the “Rachel Ray” website from her show. It was different and good. I didn’t have any cucumbers so I made it without cucumbers, I thought about adding broccoli to it instead, which I’m sure would have been good too. Be creative! I think the next time I would sprinkle Gomasio over it. Gomasio is a blend of sesame seed and sea salt which is actually low sodium because its...

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