This soup is a modified version of a Forks Over Knives recipe, and the results are outstanding. I love making food that only needs rough chopping! To make it more hearty, you could add a 1/4 cup black beans to each bowl.
Yield: approx. 10 cups
6 corn tortillas, cut in half, then into 1/4″ strips
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This is my interpretation of a recipe by Ami Ann Mackey, moderator of the Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Challenge on Facebook. It made an excellent light meal this warm weather night! It has wonderfully fresh flavors and you can spice it up or keep it mellow, depending on your preference.
Yield: 10 slices
1 tube pre-made polenta, sliced … Read more
In summer—or as soon as we can get outside without being rained upon—we make portobello burgers or simply add grilled marinated portobellos to a meal featuring other grilled veggies, like asparagus, zucchini, potatoes, red bell peppers, corn on the corn…you name it!
Marinated Portobello Mushrooms
2 portobello mushrooms
If making portobello burgers—>
—2 whole wheat hamburger buns
—1 red onion, … Read more
This is a fast, easy, tasty, creamy, vegan dish. I make it for filling lunches and quickie dinners.
8 ounces whole wheat fettuccine or rigatoni noodles
2 cups fresh basil
1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted (optional, increases fat)
4-6 large garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
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My current favorite snack—a whole wheat pita pocket filled with baby spinach leaves, tomato slices, cucumber slices, a few slices of avocado, drizzled with balsamic vinegar. Oh my.
Does this need a recipe? Not really.
Hummus, slivered carrots, red bell peppers, fresh herbs…Invent! Enjoy!… Read more
Chile rellenos are a labor of love—I suggest making this recipe as a two-person project.
Tofu-Ricotta Chile Rellenos
Yield: 2 cups, enough to stuff 4 chilies (which equals 2 servings)
4 fresh poblano chiles (alternative: canned whole green chilies)
6 ounces firm tofu drained and pressed for about 10 minutes *
1 tablespoon chia seeds + 3 … Read more