Our Sweet and Savory Walnuts have no refined sugar, salt or oil and are a great snack to crunch and munch with your family and friends. This recipe includes both a sweet (with maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla) and a savory version (with paprika, cumin, red chili flakes, coriander, and garlic powder). They can be prepared in 20 minutes or less and stored for several weeks. Enjoy!
The sweet and tart combination of lemonade makes it almost irresistible. Whether you try our fruity Strawberry variation or prefer our veggie- and herb-based Cucumber Mint, you are sure to enjoy a relaxing time with family and friends this summer with a nice cool glass of refreshing and homemade lemonade.
Our Apple Raisin Bread recipe takes advantage of swaps like nut milk, mashed banana, and aquafaba to turn the traditional recipe on its head and transform it into a dairy-free, oil-free and egg-free masterpiece. Easy to whip up and with a 40-minute bake time, you and your family will be enjoying slices of hot homemade bread in just about an hour.
Our Crispy Tofu Bites start out as strips of tofu that soak up flavor while sitting in a seasoned tamari and tomato paste marinade. When ready, the tofu is breaded with flour then baked. You will be amazed at how crunchy they get without oil! After 45 minutes, these savory snacks can go right from the oven to the plate. Enjoy them as an appetizer at your next social gathering, or as a fun snack for family night.
Our plant-based recipe for Pineapple Cake uses maple syrup instead of refined sugar, fresh pineapple, and an egg-free, oil-free batter. After baking, flip it upside down to cool so the sweet fruit juice can make its way into the fresh, warm cake below.
Empanadas are traditional pastries in Spain and the Americas that can be filled with any number of savory or sweet ingredients. Although frying is a common cooking method, you can skip the added fat and load up on flavor instead with our oil-free, baked version. The dough is simple to prepare and uses just a few plant-based staples. While we offer both sweet and savory options for filling, feel free to get creative and stuff them with other legumes, vegetables and/or fruits. The ‘surprise inside’ is what makes an empanada so fun! Friends and family of all ages will be begging you to make our Oven Baked Empanadas time and time again.
When life gets hectic, you need simple, healthful recipes that can be whipped up quickly and give you the nutrients you need to power on. Our Eggless Salad Sandwich meets those requirements and then some. A short simmer on the stove infuses chickpeas with the flavors of garlic and onion, after which they are combined with a rich cashew cream, a variety of crunchy veggies and several savory seasonings. This whole food, plant-based sandwich is perfect for weekday lunches or a picnic in the park. Ingredients are scaled to two servings, so double (or triple!) the recipe to enjoy leftovers or to share the love with your family.
Walnut Loaf is the perfect dish for any special celebration …which is why we unveiled it for the 7th anniversary of the UC Davis Integrative Medicine Program! Sautéed onions and mushrooms are combined with brown rice, nuts, and dairy-free ricotta then baked, cooled, and sliced. This plant-based entrée works well with any number of salads and side dishes. Use the recipe to wow your dinner guests or spoil your family and friends!
Getting a good night’s sleep is vital for your health, happiness, and wellbeing, and when you wake up, a wholesome, plant-based meal is the best way to start the day! This simple recipe starts with a base of sweet potato, banana, and cinnamon, to which you can add your choice of toppings like berries, nuts, and seeds. To make prep even quicker, use a leftover sweet potato from last night’s dinner and this hot breakfast will be ready in minutes. Aside from being tasty, our Build-Me-Up Breakfast Bowl will give you the nutrients and energy you need for the great day ahead of you!