Preheat the grill or grill pan over medium heat. Brush both sides of the zucchini slices with the oil and sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Grill until tender and slightly browned, about 4 minutes per side.
Spread 1/4 cup of the hummus over each piece of bread. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of pine nuts on top. Top with 3 slices of zucchini, 2 pieces of red pepper, 1/2 cup of the spinach, a few sliced onions, and 1 tablespoon of the mint. Roll each of them up and cut in half on a diagonal.
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Using a deep-fry thermometer to register the temperature, heat enough oil to 350 degrees F in a large heavy-bottomed pot to 1/3 full. Line a baking tray with paper towels. Put the cornstarch in a bowl. In batches, coat the tofu with cornstarch and gently put in the hot oil, separating the tofu fries as they are cooking to prevent sticking. Remove the tofu fries from the oil once golden brown, season with salt and repeat with the remaining tofu fries.
Happy National Cookie Day! Cookies are a popular dessert, snack, and even breakfast item all year round. But during the holidays, cookies are even more fun to make. You can make them in cute festive shapes like snowmen, gingerbread men, stars, Christmas trees, you name it! Not to mention, children in the family will love the idea of leaving cookies for Santa (which you can sneakily eat during the night).
We’ve searched through our Food Monster App to bring you a list of 15 delicious, vegan Christmas cookies! Enjoy!
Robin Runner‘s Coconut Molasses Ginger Cookies are tender yet crunchy. It’s not overly sweet but packed with ginger and molasses which screams holiday season. These freeze perfectly and make a wonderful cookie to share with friends.
Maryke Wylde‘s Orange Shortbread Cookies are so delicious – a crunchy little shortbread style cookie, great for morning or afternoon tea. Your guests will never guess that butter was not involved in making these so tasty. Try them out, they are very simple to make!
The warmth of a cup of hot chocolate. The zing of a little peppermint. All in these Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cookies by Holly Bertone. This cookie puts it together with all of the flavor, but none of the sugar crash. Eat it. Dunk it. Take it to a cookie exchange. Leave it out for Santa. Just don’t call it ordinary.
Holly Jade‘s Holiday Gingerbread Cookies are super easy to make and taste delicious. They are crisp ginger cookies which are perfectly spiced, decorated with homemade vegan royal icing which dries out at room temperature. This is a classic recipe for Christmas which everyone will enjoy. Even pop a few on a plate along with a glass of dairy-free milk for Santa, we’re sure he’ll want more than one!
A crispy mint chocolate cookie, spread with a layer of slightly minted chocolate icing to give you an after dinner, lunch, breakfast, snack, pre-snack snack, pre-lunch, any time of the day, worthy treat. Lauren Wright‘s Thin Mint Copycat Cookies will leave you wanting more.
These Simple Gingerbread Houses by Holly Jade would be perfect gifts for Christmas, as a centerpiece at your festive dining table or to enjoy making and eating, they are scrumptious! The gingerbread is perfectly spiced with ginger and has a lovely crunch, which is exactly what you want in a ginger cookie.
You might even have everything you need in your kitchen now to make Petra Vogel‘s super easy Spelt Linzer Cookies. You’ll just need berry jam, spelt flour, sugar, vegan butter, icing sugar, lemon zest, vanilla sugar, egg-replacer, salt and lemon zest. Easy-peasy!
Emily von Euw‘s Raw Peppermint Oreos Dipped in Dark Chocolate are chewy chocolate cookies sandwiching a peppermint vanilla coconut creme filling. And all the cookies are dipped in chocolate, making them double chocolate. Can life get any better? Well, yeah, because these are also really good for you and easy to make. Okay, now life can’t get any better.
You’re probably including oranges in your grocery shopping list already to fill stockings, so here’s a delicious recipe in which you can use those oranges to make some delicious cookies. These sweet Chocolate Orange Cookies by Lenia Patsi have a surprisingly tangy bite of orange!
Grab a hot beverage and curl up on the couch with Rachel Hanawalt‘s beautiful, buttery, and flavorful holiday Cherry Almond Shortbread Cookies that are so easy to make! Once done, these cookies are scrumptious wafers of buttery cherry and almond. They’re sure to be a hit at your next holiday cookie exchange, Valentine’s Day party, or just in the comfort of your own cozy kitchen with a steamy cup of coffee or tea.
We hope you enjoy these cookie recipes all holiday season long from your family Christmas dinner to holiday work parties, and any ugly sweater parties you attend. For more delicious recipes, download our Food Monster App, where you’ll find over 15,000 vegan and allergy-friendly recipes.
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Shakshuka is a dish of eggs poached in a rich tomato sauce that has existed in Mediterranean cultures for centuries. This vegan shakshuka recipe uses potatoes and beans instead of eggs for a healthy and delicious breakfast, brunch, or dinner.
When Louise and I were working in Dublin—Ireland, shakshuka was one of our favourite dishes for our Sunday brunch. We would go to this tiny little place on Bath Ave called Juniors, and we would eat ourselves into an afternoon-long food coma. We weren’t vegan at the time, and so the shakshuka was with two large eggs in it.
Fast-forward a few years and we are both vegans. Sadly, we realized that it is not easy to find a good vegan shakshuka around. And so, a couple of weeks ago we made our own. The result was so delicious that we decided to make another one, but this time with potatoes and Italian spices instead. And it was a success!
For the ingredients, you’ll need tomatoes and small, yellow potatoes. If you live in a country with good tomatoes, then go for fresh, red, extra-ripe tomatoes. On the other hand, if you don’t have access to good tomatoes, then get some Italian canned whole peeled tomatoes. Add some tomato paste to give the sauce extra richness.
You’ll need fresh or canned white or cannellini beans. You can sub these with most other legumes such as chickpea, black-eyed beans, other beans, etc. Onion, celery, carrot, and garlic form the base for many Italian-inspired dishes. Chop them up and gently fry them in some olive oil to give max flavour to your dish (soffritto). Since this is an Italian version of shakshuka we use bay leaves, rosemary, thyme, and chili flakes. You can sub these with the traditional shakshuka spices (cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper, nutmeg).
Lastly, you’ll need extra virgin olive oil, a must in most Mediterranean recipes, flat-leaf parsley, and fresh spinach to add on top. Enjoy!
Vegan Mediterranean-Inspired Shakshuka With Potatoes and Beans
Peel the potatoes and set aside in bowl with cold water
In a cast iron pan or stainless steel pan, fry carrot, celery, onion and garlic in olive oil on medium heat for three minutes.
Add one cup of water, tomato paste, salt and chili flakes. Stir continuously to create a curry-like paste. Let cook this paste for two mins.
Turn the heat to medium-low and add the pelati tomatoes, crush the tomatoes gently with a wooden spatula and stir well.
Once tomatoes are crushed, add thyme, rosemary and bay leaves.
Add the peeled potatoes and three cups of water, let simmer for 30 minutes on low-medium heat.
Add the white beans and stir well, let simmer for another 15 minutes, or until potatoes are cooked and can be pierced with a fork.
Let cool ten minutes before serving, this will increase intensity of flavour.
Serve with a slice of thick sourdough bread or your favourite grain (rice, couscous, and buckwheat all go amazingly well with this dish).
If you enjoyed my vegan Shakshuka dish, try making this vegan Mediterranean risotto with chickpeas and a creamy cashew sauce. According to the recipe’s author, “this vegan risotto’s creaminess is accomplished using cashews, marinated artichokes, lemon juice, nutritional yeast, salt, and garlic cloves.”
I love deviled eggs, but all the calories, fat and cholesterol from the yolk and mayonnaise (I use coconut oil mayo), makes it one of those snacks that should be eaten only every now and then. Here is a vegan version of deviled egg filling, that’s not only creamy, cholesterol free, low calorie, low fat, delicious (sometimes I just eat it on a spoon), but is also high in protein. You can use the filling just as you would on deviled eggs, but it’s also scrumptious on seedy crackers and celery sticks.
Here’s the easy-to-make Deviled Egg Filling recipe:
We’ve rounded up our absolute favorite festive sweet treats for you to make this holiday season. You’re definitely going to want to indulge in these delicious cookies as you snuggle up by your fire.
Not a baker? No worries! Try the ‘No Bake Coconut Snowballs’these little gluten-free and nut-free coconut snowballs from the Veggie Society don’t require an oven and will satisfy everybody’s holiday season sweet tooth.
1 15 oz. can puréed pumpkin
3/4 cup full-fat coconut milk
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup maple syrup
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp. salt
1 store-bought vegan pie crust, prepared according to package directions
Preheat the oven to 350°F.
In a bowl, combine the puréed pumpkin, coconut milk, brown sugar, cornstarch, maple syrup, vanilla extract, pumpkin pie spice, and salt and blend using a hand mixer until smooth.
Pour into the pie crust and follow the baking instructions on the pie crust package.
It’s the time of year when many of the simple joys of life become the heart and center of this season; spending time with family and friends, the coziness of winter, warm fires, mugs of mulled wine, and lovingly prepared meals.
So much of herbalism is about celebrating the life and benefits of the plants, and the way they support us throughout the seasons. Autumn, especially around Thanksgiving, is our time to enjoy the gifts of this year’s harvest.
Classic holiday meals can be enhanced by adding herbs to support your health. These dishes are sure to be crowd-pleasers with your nearest and dearest.
Enjoy, and cheers to good health!
MEDICINAL HERBAL STUFFING
A classic holiday stuffing recipe made with rye bread and medicinal herbs and mushrooms.
Servings: fills two casserole dishes, about 15 servings.
My most favourite vegan chef is Richa Hingle, known to the world as Vegan Richa. Hot on her heels is another tremendous vegan chef, Brandi Doming, or The Vegan 8 (the 8 representing that her recipes contain 8 ingredients or less).
I discovered The Vegan 8 on Instagram and fell in love with Doming’s baked goods — me being the obsessed baker that I am. I would love to bake than cook any day. Truly my great love besides family and animals is baking.
Today I want to feature a cupcake recipe that is particularly dear to my heart. It’s a vanilla cupcake recipe made with rice flour and no oil. This is melt in your mouth vegan heaven.
Here’s what it looks like on Instagram. I list the ingredients just below that. There are some ingredients that are not likely to be on your shelf, vegan or not, so…
Few comfort foods satisfy like a hearty bowl of spaghetti and meatballs. Now, my vegan friends, you TOO can enjoy this comfort sans guilt! These chickpea based meatballs pack tons of flavor, come together quickly, and even provide a good amount of protein and fiber. Here’s why we think our vegan meatballs are the best:
Lots of vegan recipes call for making a “flax egg”, which is basically a stand-in for eggs. Don’t get us wrong, sometimes a flax egg is the best option. Unfortunately, flax seeds can have a fishy aftertaste—NOT a flavor you want in a dish that should taste, well, beefy. We’ve found that chia seeds soaked in water give us a similar effect, but without the aftertaste. Plus, chia seeds are rich in antioxidants, fiber, and omega-3 fatty acids, benefits you’d never get from an actual meatball.
Once baked, these balls have a near-perfect texture. Not at all mushy on the inside, and perfectly firm and almost crisp on the outside. Toss them in your favorite sauce, stuff them into a meatball sub, or even serve them on top of a salad! They’re sturdy enough for any application, making them ideal repurposed leftovers or for meal prepping.
A Special Secret Ingredient
Any guesses? Fennel seeds! Don’t sleep on ’em! These little guys will give you that familiar meaty flavor. They’re smoky and savory and they make these meatballs EXTRA addictive—don’t skip!
Yields: 3 – 4 servings
Prep Time: 0 hours 10 mins
Total Time: 0 hours 45 mins
Cooking spray, for pan
2 c. canned chickpeas
2 1/2 tbsp. chia seeds
6 tbsp. water
1/2 c. rolled oats
1 1/2 tbsp. tomato paste
3 tbsp. chopped basil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. fennel seeds
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
Freshly ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 425°, then line a medium baking sheet with aluminum foil and grease with cooking spray.
Drain chickpeas, reserving liquid. Transfer chickpeas to a food processor and process until broken down.
Make chia egg: Combine chia seeds and water in a medium bowl and stir to combine. Let sit 5 minutes, until mixture gels and becomes thick.
Add chia egg, oats, tomato paste, basil, garlic, fennel seeds, and red pepper flakes into the food processor and blend until combined. If mixture is too dry, add liquid from chickpea can 1 tablespoon at a time until desired consistency is reached. Season with salt and pepper.
Form mixture into 16 meatballs and place on prepared baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes, flip meatballs, and bake 8 to 10 minutes more, until golden and crisp. Serve with your favorite pasta and sauce.
There’s nothing like a nice warm, crisp pie filled with deliciously sweet fruit. This apple and pear crisp is great all year round, and it pairs perfectly with your favorite dairy-free ice cream!
Pear and Apple Crisp [Vegan]
2 bosc pears
2 granny smith apples
1/2 teaspoon orange zest
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 cup rolled oats
1/3 cup oat flour or all-purpose flour
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup vegan butter, cold
powdered sugar to garnish (optional)
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Peel, core, and dice the pears and apples into medium-sized chunks.
In a medium bowl, stir the prepared fruit with orange zest, lemon zest, fresh orange juice, fresh lemon juice, brown sugar, cinnamon, cardamom, salt, and cornstarch. Place the mixture into an 8 inch pan or dish.
Make the topping: combine rolled oats, oat flour, brown sugar, and salt. Use your hands to rub the butter into the oat mixture until crumbly. Place the topping on top of the fruit.
Bake for 40-50 minutes or until the topping is brown and the filling is bubbly. For a very crisp topping, switch the oven to broil for the last 10 minutes.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve warm – don’t forget the plant-based ice cream.
Hi there! I’m Jess. I’m a baker, blogger, and highly caffeinated barista with an affinity for exploring the grand outdoors, growing my food, and livi… ng minimally. One day you’ll find me on the road with my traveling confectionary. Until then, I’ll be making food and playlists to share with the world from my little apartment in Los Angeles.
I must be honest, I haven’t had pancakes in a long, LONG time! I have very little time to cook, and the store-bought stuff is full of chemicals and other stuff I don’t want to eat, so I just kind of gave up on the idea of having pancakes. Well, I was THRILLED to find It’s Really Vegan Complete Pancake/Waffle Mix!
As the name indicates, this product is vegan, soy-free, egg-free, and dairy-free! All you need to do is add water, give the batter a quick mix, and within a few minutes on a hot skillet or griddle, you have light, airy, and golden-brown pancakes!
The Original Mix has a subtle sweetness to them so they are extra delicious! I really enjoyed these with maple syrup and fruit on top. After taking these pictures, I added some blueberries to the batter, and oh my goodness, these blueberry pancakes were better…
This looks like a traditional carrot cake with walnuts, cinnamon, and of course cream cheese frosting … but it’s more than that. This triple decker carrot cake is super-moist and loaded with carrots, plus the addition of tart Granny Smith apples for more moisture and flavor. The spices in combination with the perfect amount of toasted walnuts is going to send you and your guests to carrot cake paradise.
Triple Decker Carrot Cake [Vegan]
For the Cake:
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup, plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 cup cake flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons ground flax seeds
6 tablespoons hot water
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 medium-sized carrots, approximately 2 cups
1 medium Granny Smith apple, peeled
1/4 teaspoon orange zest
3/4 cup toasted walnuts, plus more for garnish
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Combine the flax with the hot water and let stand to thicken.
In a large bowl combine the sugars with the oil, vanilla extract and the flax mixture, whisk smooth
Add the orange zest.
Then, sift together all of the dry ingredients directly into the bowl and whisk smooth.
Add the grated carrots and apple and the nuts then mix smooth.
Pour batter into greased 7-inch cake pans and bake for approximately 25-40 minutes depending on the size of your pans. Bake until they are done.
Cool cakes while you prepare the cream cheese frosting.
To Make the Cream Cheese Frosting:
Smooth cream cheese and butter with a paddle attachment.
Add sifted confectioners sugar and blend on low just to combine.
Add extract then add optional buttercream icing.
Mix until smooth.
To Make the Buttercream:
Cream the butter and shortening together with a paddle attachment until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes.
Add the alternative milk of your choice and continue whipping for about 1 more minute.
Add the sifted confectioner’s sugar and blend on low until smooth.
Add the vanilla extract.
Blend until smooth.
Frosting makes 3 cups. You can freeze un-iced carrot cake layers wrapped well for up to one month. Frosted cake must be kept refrigerated but may stay at room temperature for up to 3 hours max.
Total Calories: 12004 | Total Carbs: 1422 g | Total Fat: 673 g | Total Protein: 71 g | Total Sodium: 4756 g | Total Sugar: 1206 g Calculation not including optional buttercream. Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
Vegan recipes from a professional baker that will make everyone the best bakers they can be. My name is Gretchen Price and I am a professional pastr… y chef of over 20 years. For the last 5 years, I have been sharing all the recipes from my bakery at Gretchen’s Bakery.com as well as my experiences in the professional baking industry. I make it my personal mission to help make everyone the best bakers they can be by teaching the science of baking while making delicious recipes. I recently transitioned my blog to vegan to get my business life in alignment with my personal beliefs.
Online shopping can help make sure you have a food you need to enjoy the holidays the way you like. We’ve already gone over how you can find every essential you need to host a plant-based Thanksgiving meal, but there’s still plenty of shopping to do.🍁🍃🍂
This week marked a first for me in kitchen experiments. I baked my very first loaf of homemade bread, from scratch (i.e. no bread maker!). There was a lot of kneading (making bread is a full body workout, ya’ll), a lot of waiting, some serious through-the-oven-door watching, and then a whole bunch more impatient waiting. When it was finally done, cooled, sliced, (slathered with today’s almond butter) and eaten, I felt some serious satisfaction. I made bread. Breeeeaaaaaadddd! Breeeaaaaadddd!! With my own two hands.
Making your own almond butter can bring you that very same deep sense of accomplishment and satisfaction, but without the upper body workout, blood, sweat, and tears that making bread from scratch entails. In fact, your kitchen gadgets do all work for you. Hmm… maybe that’s why people buy breadmakers.
In addition to outlining the steps to making the very best, most deliciously silky and smooth…
Veggie- based soups have a rep for being more of a side dish than a meal, but these vegan soups recipes are here to change your mind. There are feeling cozy, and best of all, so easy to make. Cook a batch for a crown or have leftovers all week long. Check out our easy vegan recipes and vegan dinners.
Hello there. I am back with a wonderful dessert idea.
Need a super delicious sweet treat to take to that summer potluck? Or to serve at your next get together?
Strawberry Lemonade Pie by Feasting on Fruit.
This is tangy and sweet, gorgeous to look at and probably not like any other dessert you have tasted summer.
It’s easy. It’s Vegan. Naturally! To get you started, here’s what’s in it.
1 ripe banana
1/2 cup non-dairy milk
1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup evaporated cane juice (I did not use coconut sugar for color purposes, but you can substitute if you wish)
1 tsp lemon zest
1 tbsp cornstarch
1 cup quick oats (or rolled oats pulsed in the blender)
3 tbsp water
2 tbsp coconut sugar
A gluten-free, totally creamy and delightful chocolate pudding – with a twist!
Chocolate Cashew Pudding [Vegan, Gluten-Free]
Calories 316 Serves 4
Cook Time 15
1 1/5 cups soaked cashews immersed and soaked in water overnight
3 tablespoons cocoa or can use 3 tablespoons of melted dark chocolate
3 tablespoons brown sugar or, more, as needed
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Sprinkle of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup almond milk
Add the cashews and almond milk to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth and creamy. You might have to turn your blender off and scrape down the sides a couple of times.
Add the cocoa/chocolate, brown sugar, cinnamon, salt and vanilla and blend until well incorporated
Chill for an hour at least before digging into.
I’m Shashi, I believe that eating healthy is easier than you think and am on a quest to prove it! My blog is filled with mostly healthier eats and treats that also have veggies packed into them – because why not right? I hope you stop by and find something you love!
The buttery flavor is attained by using a combination of avocado oil (the butteriest!) and a small dollop of vegan mayo. Definitely, use fresh corn kernels if corn is in season but if not frozen will work fine (or leave them out entirely). This vegan and gluten-free dish is southern approved!
Buttery Cornbread Squares [Vegan, Gluten-Free]
1 cup cornmeal
1 cup gluten-free flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
pinch chili powder
1 tablespoon flax meal
1/4 cup maple syrup (or sugar)
1 1/2 tablespoons vegan mayonnaise
1/4 cup oil (avocado oil is great, but canola, grapeseed, or coconut should work as well)
1 cup water
1 cup corn kernels
Preheat oven to 450°F. Lightly oil an 8×8-inch or a 9×9-inch baking pan with a bit of neutral oil.
In a large mixing bowl, combine dry ingredients, cornmeal through flax meal and stir. In a measuring cup combine the maple syrup, oil, and 1/2 cup water. Add to dry ingredients along with the vegan mayonnaise and remaining water. Stir well to combine.
Pour into prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes until golden and knife inserted comes out clean. Let cool for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack and cool for another 10 minutes. Cut into squares and serve. Enjoy with vegan butter (or salted coconut oil), chili, salad, you name it!
Renee Press is the founder of Fire and Earth Kitchen which offers 100 percent vegan and gluten-free cooking classes, food coaching, and chef services in Seattle Washington. She’s on a mission to make vegan, gluten-free cooking easy, accessible, and delicious for everyone. Fire and Earth Kitchen.
A lasagna you can feel good about
Ingredients Yields: 10 – 12
For the lasagna
1 box lasagna noodles
1 (14-oz) package firm tofu, drained
Freshly ground black pepper
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 tsp. dried oregano, divided
1 (8-oz) package baby bella mushrooms, sliced
2 (10-oz) packages frozen spinach, thawed and drained of excess liquid
For the white sauce
1/4 c. olive oil
1/4 c. all-purpose flour
2 1/2 c. almond milk (or other non-dairy milk)
2 tbsp. nutritional yeast
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
Freshly ground black pepper
2 c. marinara
3 tomatoes, thinly sliced
1/4 c. thinly sliced basil, for garnish
Prep Time: 0:15
Total Time: 1:45
Preheat oven to 350º. Bring a large pot of salted boiling water to a boil and cook lasagna noodles until al dente. Drain.
Wrap tofu in a clean kitchen cloth or paper towels and place on a large plate. Place a pan or heavy plate on top of tofu in order to press out as much liquid as possible. Let sit for at least 30 minutes. When drained, crumble with two forks and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and garlic and season with salt, pepper, and 1 tsp oregano. Add mushrooms and cook until softened, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in thawed and drained spinach until completely combined. Remove from heat and set aside vegetables.
Wipe out skillet and return to medium heat to make white sauce: Add olive oil and heat until shimmering but not smoking. Add flour and whisk to combine. Cook until lightly golden and nutty, 1 to 2 minutes. Whisk in nut milk until smooth. Stir in nutritional yeast and garlic powder and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer and let cook until thickened, 8 to 10 minutes.
Build lasagna: In a large baking dish, spoon 1/4 c marinara into an even layer, then add a layer of noodles. Top with an even layer of vegetable mixture, tofu, marinara, and white sauce. Repeat until all ingredients are used, ending in marinara. Add a single layer of tomato rounds and season with salt, pepper and remaining oregano.
Bake 35 to 40 minutes, until tomatoes are cooked and lasagna is heated through. Remove from oven and let cool slightly. Garnish with basil and serve.
Instant Chai Hot Chocolate Mix [Vegan, Gluten-Free]
March 28, 2018 See My Recipes
Thoughtful homemade gifts are some of my favorite to receive, especially when they’re the edible kind. The instant chai hot chocolate mix made from superfoods and warming spices, and it’s quick to make and perfect to share!
Instant Chai Hot Chocolate Mix [Vegan, Gluten-Free]
This Recipe is :
2 cups raw cacao powder
2 cups coconut sugar
1/2 cup ground cinnamon
1/4 cup ground ginger
1/4 cup ground cardamom
1 tablespoon ground clove
In a small mixing bowl, combine all ingredients. Whisk until well combined. Divide the dry mixture between jars. Seal with a lid and decorate as desired to gift.
Instructions to serve, heat 2 cups of almond milk (or milk of choice) on your stovetop until lightly warm, not boiling. Remove from heat and transfer to a blender. Add 1-2 tablespoons of the mixture and blend until creamy.
Pour into a mug and enjoy while hot!
Per Serving: Calories: 192 | Carbs: 45 g | Fat: 2 g | Protein: 3 g | Sodium: 2 mg | Sugar: 32 g
“He that takes truth for his guide, and duty for his end, may safely trust to God’s providence to lead him aright.” - Blaise Pascal. "There is but one straight course, and that is to seek truth and pursue it steadily" – George Washington letter to Edmund Randolph — 1795. We live in a “post-truth” world. According to the dictionary, “post-truth” means, “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.” Simply put, we now live in a culture that seems to value experience and emotion more than truth. Truth will never go away no matter how hard one might wish. Going beyond the MSM idealogical opinion/bias and their low information tabloid reality show news with a distractional superficial focus on entertainment, sensationalism, emotionalism and activist reporting – this blogs goal is to, in some small way, put a plug in the broken dam of truth and save as many as possible from the consequences—temporal and eternal. "The further a society drifts from truth, the more it will hate those who speak it." – George Orwell “There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.” ― Soren Kierkegaard