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Mushroom Stroganoff

Ingredients:

1 spaghetti squash

2 cups arugula

1 bag of sliced cremini mushrooms

2 shallots or 1 onion

3 cloves garlic

1 tbs avocado oil

2 cups veggie broth

Garbanzo bean flour

Salt, pepper, and nutmeg to taste

2 tbs vegan butter

Instructions:

Preheat oven 350 degrees

Cut spaghetti squash in half, deseed, and place face up on baking sheet. Bake 350 degrees for 45min

Put 1tbs avocado oil in skillet on medium-low. Add garlic, shallot, and mushroom. Sauté 2-3 min then add arugula sauté until soft and arugula wilted.

In sauté pan, sprinkle top of veggies with garbanzo bean flour and mix in.

Add 2 cups veggie broth and bring to a simmer. Use a whisk to break up chunks of flour. Add more garbanzo bean flour to thicken as desired, remove from heat.

Salt, pepper, and nutmeg to taste

Pull squash out of oven and use a fork to separate and place in a bowl. Mix with 2tbs vegan butter, salt and pepper to taste.

Place spaghetti squash on plates and top with veggies.

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Vegan Hash

Fun vegan breakfast devoid of soy is a rare find. Enjoy my Vegan Hash soy free, gluten free, and delicious!

Ingredients

  • Trader Joe’s Shredded Hash Browns
  • Hilary’s black rice burger
  • Avocado
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Recipe

If you don’t have a griddle…I highly recommend getting one! We have a cheap one that’s lasted a decade. Spray griddle with coconut oil, heat to 400 degrees. Place hash browns on griddle, flip at 7 minutes then cook another 7-10 minutes (until they are as crispy as you’d like). Add the rice burger to the griddle and heat through after the first hash flip. Smash an avocado and mix with salt and pepper. Avocado is nature’s runny egg, butter, and cheese…it gives juuusst the right breakfast texture and adds some a.m green!

Quick Almond Milk

Never fret again about being out of almond milk. Whip up a batch in a flash and enjoy all week long. Almonds help fight muscle soreness, constipation, blood pressure, and provide a nice source of protein and fat.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted almonds*
  • 3-4 cups water
  • Dash of sea salt
  • 2 tbs Raw unfiltered honey or to taste

*roasted unsalted almonds provide a nuttier taste.

Recipe

Place all ingredients into a high speed blender and blend until liquid appears white (approximately 1 minuet). Strain the liquid through a cheese cloth or nut bag to filter out the almond meal. Enjoy!

Optional additions

  • Cinnamon
  • 3-4 pitted dates (adds sweetness)
  • Cacao powder for chocolate almond milk

Pumpkin Almond Milk

Just in time for the holidays! Here’s a little spin on my homemade almond milk.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup almonds soaked minimum of one hour
  • 4 cups filtered water
  • 1/4th cup pumpkin purée
  • 2 T honey or agave
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp of sea salt or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp of fresh nutmeg or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon or to taste

Recipe

Place all ingredients in high speed blender, then run liquid through a cheese cloth to remove almond meal. Store in fridge. Mine typically stays good about 5 days. Shake before serving.

*for plain almond milk simply eliminate the cinnamon, nutmeg, and pumpkin.

Vegan Black Bean “Sausage”

I had full intentions to make vegan sausage using whole, canned black beans; however, the distractions of a busy super market got the best of me, and I grabbed canned refried black beans.  I've outlined how I made the best out of my purchase.  I have to say…they turned out pretty darn good!

Free of gluten, dairy, soy, and animal products.

Recipe:

1 Can refried black beans

1/2 cup coconut flour

1/2 cup sesame seeds

Onion powder, garlic powder, sage, smoked paprika, cracked red pepper, salt and pepper to taste (because I hate following recipes)

About 1 tbsp fennel seeds (less if you prefer, but I really like fennel, this is what gives sausage the taste of sausage)

Spray skillet with cooking spray and heat to medium.  Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and form small patties.  Cook on medium until the top is dark brown or slightly charred.  Makes about 15-20 small patties.

Chickpea “Eggs”

Sunday breakfast–must be filling and delicious. Nothing can beat the nostalgia of grandma’s bacon and eggs but this dish certainly fills the void with an amazing vegan option.  I’ve been looking for a soy free, grain free egg replacement. I present, Ezekiel english muffins with smashed avocado and “eggs.”

Chickpea “Eggs”

Whole can chick peas (juice and all) into skillet.

Add ground flax seed, chopped onion, turmeric powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper to taste over medium heat.

As the mixture heats, mash and allow to simmer until thick, stirring frequently.