Archive | March, 2014

Sicilian Rice Balls

Michael grew up in a Sicilian family in NYC. One of his favorite Italian dishes were Arancini (rice balls). It had been many years since he had one because they usually contain cheese and meat inside. Wanting to veganize the Arancini, this is the recipe we came up with, and we hope you enjoy them as […]

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Lemon Caper Chickpea Salad

We have been on a big chickpea kick lately! The flavors of lemon and capers pair so well together we just had to try them in a chickpea salad. We end up making chickpea salad at least once a week. It’s such a simple recipe and takes about 10-15 minutes tops to throw it all […]

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Falafel-style Sliders

These tasty little falafel-style chickpea sliders are the bees knees! The great thing about these is the chickpea batter can be made in advance and kept in the fridge for whenever you want a snack. A perfect appetizer for parties too. These are topped with our Roasted Red Pepper Hummus. Ingredients: 1- 15oz. can of […]

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

We love hummus. It’s such an easy snack! Dip your cut up veggies, pita bread or use as a spread on sandwiches and such. It’s so convenient to make a batch and leave it in the fridge for whenever the snacking mood strikes you. This particular hummus we’ve used to top our Falafel-style Sliders! Ingredients: […]

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Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes

These potatoes are the perfect side dish to whip up quickly. They allow you to prepare the rest of your meal while they roast in the oven. Ingredients: 1 lb. red bliss potatoes 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 Tbsp. dried rosemary, fresh could be used as well 2 Tbsp. olive oil salt & pepper Method […]

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Almond Tempeh Cutlets

Tempeh is a soy product that originated in Indonesia. It is made through a fermentation process that binds soybeans into a cake form. When we fist discovered tempeh we weren’t quite sure how to cook with it. But after a few trial and error dishes we’ve grown to love this versatile product. Tempeh will take […]

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Oatmeal Cookie Date Bites

We for one, love dates. These date bites taste like yummy oatmeal cookies without the added sugar. We have a feeling your kids will love them too! For a simple, nutritious pick-me-up, these are perfect to grab on the go! Just the energy boost you need! Ingredients: 1/2 cup pitted dates 1/4 cup raisins 1/4 […]

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Vegan Irish Potato Candies

Irish potato candies are a traditional Philadelphia confection that, despite it’s name, is not from Ireland. This Irish-American treat is mostly available around St. Patrick’s Day. We like to share with our friends and family. We don’t mind splurging once in a while for a sweet treat. Ingredients: 4 oz. vegan cream cheese, we like […]

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Seitan Satay

Seitan Satay…say that five times fast! Michael and I were at a Thai restaurant for lunch last week. They had some vegan options, but we commented on how we’d love a seitan satay with the peanut sauce. This is what we came up with and it’s out of this world! Ingredients: 1- 8oz. package of […]

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Peanut Udon Noodles

This Asian-fusion dish couples Japanese noodles with a Thai influenced peanut sauce. Makes a great snack or meal. Satisfying, tasty and super easy! Ingredients: Udon noodles toasted sesame seeds peanuts, chopped finely scallions Method of prep: Prepare the Udon noodles as per the package, rinsing the noodles in cold water at the end. Enough to […]

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