Vegan Recipes

Here you will find Vegan recipes of all kinds.

Most of these are my own creations, or sometimes, adaptations of others creations.  I hope you enjoy them!!

Highly requested Tortilla Recipe

I have made this recipe several times with different variations.  The best luck I have had has been with 1/2 and 1/2 whole wheat and unbleached white flours together.  You can make it entirely whole wheat if you like, but will need to add 1 Tbsp Wheat Gluten Flour if you do so.  These are excellent for burritos, or sandwich wraps. Homemade Vegan Tortillas 2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour 2 Cups Unbleached White Flour 1 tsp Salt 1/4 tsp Baking Powder 1+ Cup Warm Water *In a large bowl mix Flours, Salt, Baking Powder.  Pour...

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Spaghetti Sauce

This was my first try at making my own spaghetti sauce.  I know there are a million different ways to make it, this was my own adaptation of a simple recipe.  I love the addition of the nutritional yeast and Fresh Basil from our garden.  Dried basil can also be substituted if you do not have access to fresh.  The nutritional yeast is optional butadds to the texture and nutritional value. Spaghetti Sauce

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Mac-N-Cheese and Black Bean Burgers

Black Bean Rice Burgers with Cornmeal 1 15 oz Can Black Beans 1 1/2 Cups Cooked Brown Rice 1/4 Cup Whole Wheat Flour 1/4 Cup Yellow Cornmeal 1/2 Cup Rotel (tomatoes and chiles) 2 tsp Ground Cumin 1 tsp Garlic Salt 1 tsp Onion Powder (I substituted 2 tsp Tennessee Whisky Steak and Burger Seasoning for Garlic/Salt/Onion.  If you are lucky enough to have access to this seasoning I suggest it.  Otherwise, you can piece it together youself with the other ingredients or a different...

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Memorial Day Kebabs

Happy Memorial Day to all and a big thanks to all who have served in our military. This year our friend Emily hosted a Cookout complete with a Badminton Tournament and later in the night several heated rounds of cards.  (if you were there you know what I am talking about). For our friends, vegetarian and non, we brought kabobs for the grill. Veggie Kebabs with Seitan Green Pepper Onion Baby Portabello Mushrooms Grape Tomatoes Zucchini Seitan (as prepared in previous recipe) *Be sure if you are using wood or bamboo skewers to soak them in...

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Shepherd’s Pie

Vegan Shepherd's Pie 1 Medium Onion 1 lb mixed veggie (1 large or 2 regular cans mixed veggie) 1 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 Cup Tomato Juice 1 or 2 Dashes Paprika, Black Pepper 1 tsp Garlic 2 Large Potatoes 1 Tbsp Vegan Butter 1/4-1/2 Cup Soymilk 1 lb imitation Ground Beef (the Lightlife"Smart" kind is vegan, Morningstar contains egg and milk.) (We used the Fantastic Brand Taco Filling.  Pre-cooked it as directed on box...

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Cheesey Rotel Baby

This recipe is for my husband who's step-mother always makes chicken rotel for him when he comes to visit in Mississippi.  This is my vegan version of the classic dish. Start by first making the Vegan Cheese Sauce 1/2 Cup Nutritional Yeast 1/2 Cup Unbleached Flour 1 Cup Broth (any flavor, I like the no chick'n)

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Anniversary Dinner

William and I celebrated our 1 year wedding anniversary on May 24th.  Since we took our vacation the week before I had to work that night.  William asked what I wanted to eat for dinner that night to celebrate and this is what I requested. Willie's Spicy Basil Tofu Soup 2 packs Ramen noodles (noodles only) 4 carrots (peeled and sliced) 1 med onion (diced) 1 bell pepper (stemmed, seeded, and chopped) 1...

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I love you once, I love you twice, I love you more than Red Beans and Rice.

William's Red Beans and Rice 1 lb red kidney beans (Camellia brand) 1 large onion 2 tbsp dried parsley 1 tbsp season salt 2 (5inch) pieces of fresh celery 1 clove of fresh garlic 10-12 bay leaves 1 tbsp marjoram 1/4 cup green onions 1 lb tvp "meat" 4 cups brown rice

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Vegan Peanut Butter, Banana and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter, Banana, and Chocolate Chip Cookies 1/4 cup Earth Balance butter 1/4 cup peanut butter 1/8 cup agave syrup 1/8 cup brown sugar 1 banana 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 cup unbleached flour 1/4 cup vegan chocolate chips (or raisins) *Mix the butter, peanut butter, agave, and sugar in a bowl until smooth *Add the banana, breaking apart with fingers as added into bowl (best if you...

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Carolina-style Barbeque Sandwiches

Seitan BBQ Sandwich We found this BBQ recipe in the May/June 2010 issue of Vegetarian Times. We made the sandwiches along with homemade French Fries and my Homemade Vegan Ranch (recipe at bottom) 1 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar 2/3 No-salt Added Ketchup 1/4 Cup Yellow Mustard 3 Tbsp. Dark Brown Sugar 1 Tbsp. Molasses 2 tsp. Louisiana-style Hot Sauce (like Texas Pete) 2 tsp. Black Pepper 1 tsp. Salt 12 oz. Seitan, cut into thin strips  (check below for recipe) *Bring all ingredients minus seitan to simmer in a saucepan over medium heat *Cook 5...

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