Feeling like a slice of pumpkin pie and ready for a new experience? Then it is time to try a bite of Chef AJ’s simple and scrumptious Almost Instant Pumpkin Pie Pudding! Just grab the blender and gather a few basic ingredients like pumpkin puree, banana and nut milk and you can whip up this dessert in minutes. The pumpkin pie spice gives it that familiar taste and without the crust you will be enjoying your favorite seasonal dessert in less time and with a lower energy density.
Our Teriyaki Veggie Noodle Bowl is a simple weeknight meal that can be on your table in less than a half an hour. Boil your soba noodles according to package instructions and, meanwhile, whisk up a yummy, oil-free teriyaki sauce that is packed with Asian flavor from soy sauce, rice vinegar, sucanat, garlic, ginger, and red pepper flakes. The sauce is then cooked with frozen stir fry veggies until hot and thick, and tossed with the noodles at the end. This sweet and tangy dish is great when consumed right away, and it also makes for some amazing leftovers!
Our Margherita Risotto is packed with the tastes and colors of Italy, including green spinach and basil, white Arborio rice, and red Roma tomatoes. The dish can be made in just 30 minutes, but it requires constant TLC, so make sure you read our tips in the notes section to help you along. Once you have mastered the art of risotto, you are sure to impress your friends with this elegant and flavorful meal! You may also want to give our recipe for Classic Mushroom Risotto a try.
Our Chickpea ‘Crab’ Cakes are a plant-based version of this New England/Mid-Atlantic classic. The chickpea base is combined with artichoke hearts, hearts of palm, breadcrumbs (to thicken), and a variety of seasonings. Making them is as simple as mixing the ingredients together, forming into patties, and then baking them to golden brown perfection. To complement the yumminess, we also include a recipe for dairy-free Tartar Sauce.
Our Creamy Spinach and Artichoke Soup is a twist on a popular dip. Learn how to make it into a nourishing soup that uses all plant-based ingredients. To get started, chop up the spinach and artichokes in your food processor. After that, sautée onion and garlic, simmer broth and nut milk, then add your chopped veggies and other herbs and flavorings. Bookmark the recipe—you will want to return to it all fall and winter long!
Our Tofu and Kale Salad With Lemon Ginger Tahini Dressing is a satisfying meal that is packed with nutrition. The combination of kale, sweet potatoes, tofu, peas, bell pepper and hemp seeds provides everything your body needs, including protein, starch, fiber, vitamins, and essential fatty acids. The recipe also includes a homemade, oil-free Lemon Ginger Tahini Dressing that compliments the plant-based flavors very well! With one bite, you will fall in love with the natural goodness of this scrumptious salad.
Our Linguine With Vodka Cream Sauce is a delicious plant-based dinner that everyone will love. The simple recipe involves simmering onions, garlic, and crushed tomatoes on the stove, then adding a splash of vodka or vegetable broth. The dish gets its creaminess from soaked cashews that are blended in at the end, then a flavor boost with the addition of fresh basil. Pasta is the perfect comfort food, so gather your family around the table and try it out tonight.
Leave the oil out and create magic in your kitchen with our Oil-Free Hasselback Potatoes. After cutting potatoes hasselback-style, place a small slice of garlic in between each slit and baste with a corn starch-thickened vegetable broth. The cooking time includes two additional bastings which further infuse the flavor and keep the potatoes moist. With an optional sprinkle of fresh herbs at the end, this side dish is fun for any weekday meal and it will be a great addition to your holiday meals and special gatherings.
The benefits of making your own trail mix at home include costs savings, choice of ingredients – e.g. salt- and oil-free nuts and fruit, and ratio customization. This base recipe lists the main ingredients of most trail mixes (nuts, dried fruits, seeds, and fun extras) and it is up to you to play around and create a unique mix all your own. This trail mix can be stored for up to one month, and we suggest using individual serving packages or bowls so you can control portion size when snacking.