How To Make Seitan From Flour

What is seitan?Seitan is a high-protein product made of wheat flour, used as a meat substitute. Tofu and Seitan are both very versatile when it comes to making meat-like dishes. While tofu has an egg-like texture, seitan’s consistency is chewy and more similar to meat... Step by step recipe (vegan, vegetarian)...more

Sweet Potatoes with Goat Cheese and Spinach

Sweet Potatoes with Goat Cheese and SpinachIngredients:4 Large Sweet Potatoes3 Tbs Goat cheese2 Cups chopped fresh baby spinach2 shallots sliced2 Tbs.Olive oil1/2 cup milkSalt and pepper to tasteDirections:Boil sweet potatoes until soft, between 25-30 minutes and then drain water and set asideSaute Shallots in 2 Tbs Olive oil in a small fry-pan. (approx 4-5 minutes)Mix together Potatoes, shallots, spinach, goat cheese, and milk.Mash well and add salt and pepper to taste....more

Mushroom-Lentil Burgers

You simply can't beat a good burger, loaded down with your favorite toppings, and sandwiched between a bun. I'm not a vegetarian but when it comes to burgers if I have a choice between a meat patty or a veggie filled one, nine times out of ten I am going for the veggie.  I want my veggie burgers to have taste, substance and texture and this patty delivers on all accounts....more

Mediterranean Grilled Vegetable Tartine

One of the things I love about summer is grilled vegetables, and this Mediterranean Grilled Vegetable Tartine from Panini Happy is a Meatless Monday dinner that has all those summer veggie flavors I crave. What's unique here is how Kathy grills the marinated vegetables on a panini grill, a perfect idea if you don't have an outdoor grill or don't want to bother heating it up. Then the delicious grilled vegetables are served open-face on grilled bread that's topped with a layer of hummus and the whole thing is sprinkled with some feta. I bet this will disappear pretty quickly! ...more

Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip is an excellent alternative to fatty dips which are often served at parties. It is tasty, filling and good for your health. If you serve it with some fresh vegetables, it can be a great afternoon snack for the whole family. Black beans are full of proteins and fiber and also low in carbohydrates. That makes them a great dish for diabatics and everybody else on a low-carb diet. Bean dip is suitable for vegans and vegetarians alike. It consists of cooked black beans, ketchup, garlic, olive oil, lemon or lime juice, ground cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper and salt....more

Peach Cobbler with Chickpea Flour

The other day I was surfing the internet to see what I could to with my garbanzo flour and I found this recipe for a Peach Cobbler with Chickpea Flour. Since I already had some peaches sitting on my counter it didn’t take me long to decide to try out this recipe. Garbanzo/chickpea flour is high in protein and low in carbohydrates so it is suitable for all people on a low-carb or diabetic diet as well as those trying to cut back on gluten. I thought it would be the best to use lot of spices to cover the garbanzo taste. I used cinnamon, vanilla, lemon zest and nutmeg....more

Crave-Worthy Sesame Carrot Noodles with Grilled Asparagus

Crave-Worthy Sesame Carrot Noodles with Grilled Asparagus (Gluten-Free, Vegan)06/20/2014...more

Sprouted Wheatberry Salad

Sprouted Wheatberry Salad.  This superfood salad is incredibly healthy & satisfying....more

couscous salad in a jar - picnic recipe

Picnic time!! A light couscous salad with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella & feta cheese and some basil colorfully layered in a beautiful mason jar.  If you would like to check the details, please have a look athttp://www.buonapappa.net/couscous-salad-in-a-jar-picnic-recipe/Enjoy!...more