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Fresh Gazpacho Sauce

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


Tofu Feta Cheese

1 lb. extra firm tofu
3/4 C. water…


Eggless Hollandaise Sauce

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


Duck Sauce

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


Cheesy Sauce

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


Vegan Ranch Dressing

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


Tofu and Kale Spanakopita

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


Spicy Grilled Tofu and Green Bean Salad

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


Pinto Bean & TVP Tacos

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


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.


Curried Tofu with Coconut Rice

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


Slow Cooked Tomato Sauce

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


Marsala Mushroom Sauce

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


Teriyaki Sauce or Marinade

1/2 cup dry sherry
2 tablespoons grated gingerroot…


Carrot Sauce

1 c. grated raw carrot
1/4 c. water…

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      In mid-September, My husband D and I joined a local CSA that will be delivering a big box of vegetables to us every Thursday for the next 3 months. Because it’s still warm here in Mississippi, summer crops are still pouring in, so every week the box has been full of zucchini, yellow squash, and eggplant. We try to […]

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