For a delicious fall meal, serve this with sautéed soy sausage links and a salad of mixed baby greens and tomatoes.
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A hearty side dish for everyday or holiday meals.
Millet is an excellent grain to use for stuffing vegetables, since it cooks to a slightly adhesive quality. And using small orange squashes makes for a festive and filling entrée.
This is the recipe I have used for my Thanksgiving centerpiece for over 25 years. It has always been a favorite with everyone who has celebrated the holidays with us over the years.
Delicious raw cranberry sauce with orange and walnuts.
This all-natural cranberry sauce recipe uses dates for sweetness rather than sugar.
The lentils are delicious when served without the pumpkin, too. Adapted from 365 Ways to Cook Vegetarian. Plan on one “Jack Be Little” or other miniature pumpkin per person.
Here is one that is always a stand-by for any holiday gathering–usually Thanksgiving. It is great as a main dish or as a side dish.
Ok, this turned out to be the most popular dish at out Thanksgiving dinner. I completely made it up as I went along, so I was scared to death. Here’s the quick (non measured, sorry!)
This was the best vegan stuffing I’ve ever tasted. Even the meat eaters loved it and commented that the mushroom gave it a wonderful texture. I adapted this recipe from one I found somewhere on the internet. I wasn’t exact on the spice measurements (meaning I didn’t level off the top of the measuring spoon).
1 lb. fresh, ripe, red Roma tomatoes
2 Garlic cloves
2 small or medium Carrots, chopped…
Silken tofu provides the base for this delicious pesto sauce made without oil or cheese.
These roasted vegetables are one of my favorite side dishes, but I love it so much, I could eat it as a main dish several times a week! I usually serve this warm from the oven, but it may also be chilled and eaten as a salad.
The trick to this great salad is the marinating and baking of the tofu.
This delicious, slightly spicy salad is perfect summer fare. The soymilk/coconut extract combination adds an exotic richness.
- Oil-Free Baked Portobello FriesDo you know why vegan cooks are so creative? I think it’s because we’re constantly being tempted by interesting dishes on restaurant menus that are “vegan except for.” You know, the chickpea appetizer that is vegan–except for chicken broth. Or the hash browns that are vegan–except they’re cooked on a griddle alongside bacon. Or the portobello fries […]
- Aqua Fava Carob Pieces (Vegan, Gluten and Oil Free)Though I’ve gotten a lot less fussy (or maybe lazy) in my cooking habits, from time to time I still can’t resist my proclivity for vegan adaptations of things I know I should never eat in their original form. This experiment is that a couple times over, since most of you can eat a few […]