Tag Archives: Vegan

Espresso Cookies

Vegan Espresso Cookies

Developing recipes for Dean’s Beans with their fair trade organic coffee and cocoa, here’s a preview picture of the espresso cookie which also includes Teff flour, extra virgin coconut oil and maple syrup.  With teff and the coffee originally from Ethiopia, it was a natural choice to pair them in this vegan, delicious cookie. Continue reading

Cooking Class for Energy and Stamina

Organic, dairy-free Cilantro Mint Dressing

You can use anyone of a variety or organic healthy fats like organic hemp oil, extra virgin olive oil, fair trade organic red palm oil, among others to make fabulous dressings with herbs to spice up any green salad. Join me April 20 for Hands on vegetarian cooking class cooking with healthy fats for energy and stamina in Amherst MA. From vegetarian main course to pastries, I will show Continue reading

Fabulous Vegan and Vegetarian Frostings

Maple Coconut Frosting

Get creative and nourished with a wide variety of organic wholesome sweeteners like maple syrup or coconut sugar to make fabulous vegan, dairy free frostings with nut butters and organic dairy free shortenings. And if you are not vegan, you might try blending grass raised organic butter, cream cheese or chèvre with maple syrup, maple sugar, raw honey, or coconut sugar for a luscious frosting. Lots of great choices everyone will love. Continue reading

Creative Vegetarian Cooking with Herbs and Healthy Fats

Madagascar Pink rice with cumin seeds and cashews

You can go wild in your kitchen mixing and matching a variety of spices, nuts, healthy fats and  varieties of rice to make this quick and easy vegetarian Madagascar Pink Rice with Cashews recipe. When I developed this recipe, I researched spices and nuts that come from Madagascar to create an authentic, delicious, quick and easy vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian recipe. I enjoy cooking and eating organic Madagascar pink rice, which has an enticing color and an unusual, almost tropical flavor. And for a whole grain rice, only takes 15-20 minutes to cook. Continue reading

Marinated Dried Tomatoes Recipes

Marinated Dried Tomatoes, easy to make, gluten-free, vegan recipeYou can make your own organic Marinated Dried Tomatoes with Fresh Herbs: marjoram, basil, thyme and garlic. YUM! Eat them from the jar or put them on salad, pasta, pizza; thicken tomato sauces and add color and fragrant flavors to vegetable sautés. Continue reading