Author Archives: Christine Scott

Okra Stir Fry

Okra Stir Fry

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side Dish

Ingredients
  

Part 1

  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/2 medium onion sliced
  • 1 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

Part 2

  • 2 cups okra cut lengthwise
  • 4 scallions thinly sliced
  • 4 oz mushrooms chopped
  • 4 oz tempeh
  • 1 cup blackeyed peas

Part 3

  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tsp turmeric finely chopped
  • 1 tsp black pepper ground

Instructions
 

Part 1

  • Using a large stir-fry pan with a lid, sauté the carrots, onions and mustard powder in 1 tbsp of coconut oil until browned.
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Napa Cabbage Rolls

This is an easy to make, tasty vegan version of old fashion cabbage rolls. The Napa cabbage gives it a mild flavor which blends well with the plant based ingredients.

Napa Cabbage Rolls

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 35 mins
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

Wrapping

  • 8 leaves napa cabbage (large leaves)

Filling

  • 1 medium chopped onion (white or yellow)
  • 1 cup cooked kidney beans
  • 1 cup cooked wild rice blend
  • 1 tbsp fresh ground black pepper

Sauce

  • 2 cups tomato sauce (one 15 oz can)
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes (one 15 oz can)
  • 2 tbsp dill seeds
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano leaves
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley leaves, chopped
  • 4 cloves chopped garlic
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper

Instructions
 

  • Assemble ingredients.
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Carrot Cake Muffins

These light and tasty muffins are great for mid-morning or afternoon snacks.
They are easy to make and packed full of healthy ingredients.

Carrot Cake Muffins

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Servings 12 muffins

Ingredients
  

flours and powders

  • 3/4 cup Bob's Red Mill All Purpose Baking Flour
  • 3/4 cup oat flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

other non-liquid ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pineapple

wet ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsweetend applesauce
  • 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

Instructions
 

  • Assemble ingredients.
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Golden Milk

This is an easy to make, healthy and comforting drink which can be enjoyed anytime.
Having a cup before going to bed can relieve night-time coughing and provide restful sleep.

The antiviral and antibacterial properties of the turmeric help fight infections
while the anti-inflammatory property helps relieve cold and cough symptoms.… Read the rest

Paella

This is a delicious vegan version of the tradition Spanish Paella rice dish.
It is simple to make for a family dinner, but also makes a great dish to take to a Pot Luck.

Paella

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup bomba /paella rice preferably with paella seasoning included
  • 1 tsp paella seasoning only needed if not already included in rice mixture
  • 3 1/2 cups vegetable stock or water

Oil and other items

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion

Vegetables

  • 2/3 cup peas fresh or frozen
  • 2/3 cup corn kernels fresh or frozen
  • 2/3 cup cooked kidney beans
  • 2/3 cup carrot slices
  • 1/2 cup tempeh or baked tofu cubes

Instructions
 

  • Assemble the ingredients.
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