Author Archive

default-thumbnail2

Fresh Gazpacho Sauce

1/2 lb tomatoes seeded and chopped
1 1/2 tbl tomato paste…

default-thumbnail2

Tofu Feta Cheese

1 lb. extra firm tofu
3/4 C. water…

default-thumbnail2

Eggless Hollandaise Sauce

1 Tbsp. water
1/2 c. finely minced onion…

default-thumbnail2

Duck Sauce

1/2 c all fruit peach or apricot preserves
1/4 c white or cider vinegar…

default-thumbnail2

Cheesy Sauce

1/2 cup nutritional yeast flakes
3 tablespoons whole wheat flour (I use Gold Medal)…

default-thumbnail2

Vegan Ranch Dressing

This ranch dressing uses silken tofu instead of mayo for a low-fat version that will add creaminess to any salad.

default-thumbnail2

Tofu and Kale Spanakopita

The spanakopita was very tasty. Here’s the recipe, adapted by removing olive oil and salt.

default-thumbnail2

Spicy Grilled Tofu and Green Bean Salad

15 oz. light extra firm tofu
5 Tbs. low-sodium soy sauce…

default-thumbnail2

Pinto Bean & TVP Tacos

1 C TVP (texturized vegetable protein)
7/8 C boiling water…

default-thumbnail2

Jamaican Cook-Up with Black Soybeans and Greens

This is one of the quickest meals I know, although I discovered it in one of the most leisurely places on earth. Strolling along the beach near Ocho Rios in Jamaica, I came across a man cooking creamy coconut rice, smoky-tasting greens, and velvety red beans, all in an iron kettle set over a charcoal fire in a shack. He ladled out this modest food onto a paper plate, and I ate it sitting on a log beside the sea.

default-thumbnail2

Curried Tofu with Coconut Rice

1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1-3/4 cups water…

default-thumbnail2

Slow Cooked Tomato Sauce

This looks as though it’s really involved and time consuming, but it isn’t really.

default-thumbnail2

Marsala Mushroom Sauce

This delicious sauce may be used as a topping for grains, potatoes or vegetables.

default-thumbnail2

Teriyaki Sauce or Marinade

1/2 cup dry sherry
2 tablespoons grated gingerroot…

default-thumbnail2

Carrot Sauce

1 c. grated raw carrot
1/4 c. water…

  • RSS Susan’s Kitchen Blog

    • Oil-Free Baked Portobello Fries
      Do 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 […]



  • RSS Slow Motion Miracle

    • 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 […]