Vegan Paella

Vegan Paella “This is a twist on a Spanish-favorite. Use seitan, tofu, or tempeh to add a protein element. I substituted turmeric for the traditional saffron to cut costs.” Ingredients 2 cups boiling water 1 cup white rice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 green bell pepper, sliced 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 tomato, diced 2 cups vegetable broth 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 cup peas 1 cup drained and quartered canned artichoke hearts Directions Mix boiling water and rice together in a bowl; let stand for … Continue reading Vegan Paella

Mediterranean Zucchini and Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Zucchini and Chickpea Salad Recipe By:ChristineM “Chopped zucchini, chickpeas, tomatoes, and fresh basil in a light balsamic dressing. Or you can use red wine vinegar! Makes a great side dish or light lunch. Not necessary, but best if chilled at least a couple hours to let flavors blend.” Ingredients 2 cups diced zucchini 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 cup halved grape tomatoes 3/4 cup chopped red bell pepper 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion (such as Vidalia(R)) 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/2 cup chopped Kalamata olives 1/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup packed fresh basil … Continue reading Mediterranean Zucchini and Chickpea Salad

Chickpeas in Tomato Sauce With Feta and Wine

Chickpeas in Tomato Sauce With Feta and Wine “An easy one skillet meal. Great alone, as a side, or added to salad greens.” Ingredients 1 1/3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese salt and ground black pepper to taste Directions Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat, and stir in the onion, garlic, and oregano. Cook and stir about 10 minutes, until onions … Continue reading Chickpeas in Tomato Sauce With Feta and Wine

Mock Tuna Salad

Mock Tuna Salad This is a chickpea spread that tastes like tuna salad!  Great served in a sandwich. Ingredients 1 (19 ounce) can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and mashed 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 teaspoons spicy brown mustard 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish 2 green onions, chopped salt and pepper to taste Directions In a medium bowl, combine garbanzo beans, mayonnaise, mustard, relish, chopped green onions, salt and pepper. Mix well. Continue reading Mock Tuna Salad

Simple Roasted Chickpea Snack

Simple Roasted Chickpea Snack Recipe By:cheldi “This is a great snack when you’re craving chips but want something healthier. They’re great on their own, but also yummy on top of a salad.” Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 pinch sea salt 1 pinch ground black pepper 1 dash crushed red pepper 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained Directions Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Whisk the oil, cumin, garlic powder, chili powder, sea salt, black pepper, and red pepper together in a … Continue reading Simple Roasted Chickpea Snack

Chickpea Whipped Cream

Chickpea Whipped Cream Makes about 2 cups 1(15-ounce) can unsalted chickpeas 1/8 teaspooncream of tartar 1 teaspoonvanilla extract 2 tablespoonssuperfine sugar Drain and reserve the liquid from the cans of chickpeas. Save the chickpeas for another use and transfer the liquid to the bowl of a stand mixer or a large metal bowl if using a hand mixer. Add the cream of tartar and vanilla and begin whipping at medium speed. Slowly add the sugar and continue to whip for about 10 to 15 minutes, until firm peaks with slightly softened tips form. Recipe Notes Make ahead: This icing is … Continue reading Chickpea Whipped Cream

Dairy-Free Coconut Candy Bar Ice Cream

Dairy-Free Coconut Candy Bar Ice Cream Prep 5 m Cook 5 m Ready In 12 h 10 m Recipe By:dana “This ice cream is great for lactose intolerant or dairy-allergic people.” Ingredients 1 (15 ounce) can cream of coconut 1 (13.5 ounce) can coconut milk 1 cup unsweetened flaked coconut 2 (2 ounce) bars dark chocolate, chopped Directions Whisk cream of coconut, coconut milk, and flaked coconut in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or more. Pour the chilled mixture into an ice cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer’s directions until it reaches “soft-serve” consistency. Melt the … Continue reading Dairy-Free Coconut Candy Bar Ice Cream

Vegan Banana Ice Cream

Vegan Banana Ice Cream “This is a simple recipe for vegan ice cream. It satisfies my sweet tooth without any diary products or added sugar. Yum!” Ingredients 2 large frozen bananas, cut into small chunks 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 tablespoon chopped pecans 1 pinch ground cinnamon, or to taste Directions Blend bananas, almond milk, pecans, and cinnamon together in a blender or food processor until smooth and creamy. Continue reading Vegan Banana Ice Cream

Marinated Tofu Salad with Capers

Marinated Tofu Salad with Capers Recipe By:STONESOUP “This fresh and satisfying vegetarian salad keeps well and never fails to please. Wholesome, delicious, and company-worthy. A very pretty salad that can be made up in a hurry. Makes great leftovers and improves with longer marination. If marinated tofu is stored separately, this makes a fantastic and filling boxed lunch choice. Try adding a can of drained, flaked white tuna for variety.” Ingredients Marinade: 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons white vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon basil 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon oregano Salad: 1 (12 ounce) package firm … Continue reading Marinated Tofu Salad with Capers

Veggie Pizza

Veggie Pizza Ingredients 2 (8 ounce) packages refrigerated crescent rolls 1 cup sour cream 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 teaspoon dried dill weed 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt 1 (1 ounce) package ranch dressing mix 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced 1/2 cup halved and thinly-sliced radishes 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 1/2 cups fresh broccoli, chopped 1 carrot, grated Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a  pan with non-stick cooking spray. Pat crescent roll dough into a pan. Let stand 5 minutes. Pierce with fork. Bake for … Continue reading Veggie Pizza