Sautéed Green Beans with Ginger

2 lbs fresh green beans, washed, ends broken off and discarded 1 1/2 Tbsp. fresh ground ginger, minced 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp Bragg’s Water as needed Sauté garlic at medium-high until just starting to brown. Add beans and stir. Continue sauteing, stirring when necessary to prevent garlic burning.… Continue reading Sautéed Green Beans with Ginger

Lentil minestrone

1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 small red onion, chopped 1 carrot, minced 1/2 C. celery, minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 14-oz can chopped tomatoes 8 C. water 1/2 C. fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 tsp. dried thyme 1 bay leaf 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper 1/2 C. small pasta salt and pepper to taste 1/4 C.… Continue reading Lentil minestrone

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African Peanut Soup

2 medium red onions, chopped 2 large red bell pepper, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, minced 2 Tsp. canola oil 1 28-oz can chopped tomatoes 4 C. vegetable stock 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1/4 tsp. chili powder 1/2 C. uncooked brown rice 1/2 C. plain peanut butter In a large pot, sauté the onions, bell… Continue reading African Peanut Soup

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Basic White Bread

3 1/2 C. all-purpose flour 1 packet brewer’s yeast 1/4 C. warm water 1 tsp. sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 2 Tbsp. melted vegan butter Heat water and sugar till just warm, mixing until the sugar dissolves. Pour yeast onto the top of the water but don’t stir it in.  Let it sit for 10 minutes,… Continue reading Basic White Bread

Lemon-blueberry muffins

2 1/2 C. all-purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 Tbsp. corn starch 2/3 C. sugar 1 C. unsweetened applesauce 1/2 C. canola oil Juice and zest of two lemons 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 C. soymilk 2 C. fresh blueberries Preheat oven to 350 F. Sift the dry ingredients, except for… Continue reading Lemon-blueberry muffins

Cherry-pecan bread

2 C. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 3/4 C. sugar 1/2 C. vegan margarine 2 Tbsp. corn starch 1 tsp. vanilla 1 C. soymilk 1 tsp. lemon juice 1 C. chopped pecans 1 10 oz jar cherries, drained and chopped Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly grease and flour a bread… Continue reading Cherry-pecan bread

Pumpkin spice muffins

1 15 oz. can pumpkin 1/3 C. oil 1 C. sugar 1/4 C. soy milk 1 tsp. vanilla 1 1/4 C. all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 3/4 tsp. cinnamon 1/8 tsp. ground ginger 1/8 tsp. ground cloves 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg 1/8 tsp. allspice 1/4 tsp. salt Preheat oven to… Continue reading Pumpkin spice muffins