Aquafaba! (vegan merengue/whipped cream from the brine of beans)

Thanks to the Twitter heads of from a friend, I began looking up "aquafaba" and found that it literally means "bean water" and has been used to replace eggs and mayonnaise, create merengue, marshmallow, whipped cream and macarons. This recipe is for a fluffy whipped cream that I used over fresh strawberries, however, I've included … Continue reading Aquafaba! (vegan merengue/whipped cream from the brine of beans)

Savory Amaranth Fritters

This season I’m working on a recipe series using Bob’s Red Mill Grains of Discovery.  You can watch the video of Bob taking you around the World to take a peek at 9 of the most ancient grains. Each bag of Amaranth, Chia, Quinoa, Teff, Sorghum, Millet, Kamut and Farro has the history of the … Continue reading Savory Amaranth Fritters

Gnocchi with Sage Butter and Squash

This is a hearty dish to warm your insides with creamy, delicious, winter flavors. I have not yet made my own gnocchi but I've been getting some fresh at the local markets. There are also several GF varieties available now. Ingredients: 1 package fresh gnocchi 1 small butternut squash, peeled, de-seeded and diced into small … Continue reading Gnocchi with Sage Butter and Squash

Thanksgiving Tofu + Stuffing Towers

This recipe was partly inspired by a recipe I saw floating about on Twitter and partly my own favorite Thanksgiving flavors. You'll need a few special tools for this one, but it's quite easy to assemble once all of the ingredients are made. You will need a large biscuit cutter or circle cookie cutter. Ingredients: … Continue reading Thanksgiving Tofu + Stuffing Towers

Cranberry-Date Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients 1/2  cup (1 stick) plus 6 tablespoons Earth Balance butter sticks, softened * You can also try replacing vegan butter with coconut oil * 3/4  cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2  cup granulated sugar 2 Tbsp ground flax seed meal + 6 Tbsp water (I recommend BRM golden flax meal) 1  teaspoon vanilla 1-1/2  cups all-purpose flour -or- Gluten … Continue reading Cranberry-Date Oatmeal Cookies