Monthly Archives: February 2014

Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

This is a vegan, soy based version of Honey Mustard Salad Dressing.
It is quick and simple to make, and tastes very similar to regular Honey Mustard Salad Dressing – athough of course it is much healthier.

Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Servings 2 cups

Ingredients
  

Basic Ingredients

  • 10 ounces soft silken tofu
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp spicy brown mustard
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seed, ground
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp hot pepper sauce or to taste

Additional Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar

Instructions
 

  • Add tofu, water, mustard, honey, mustard seed, salt and hot pepper sauce to a blender and process until smooth.
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Thousand Island Salad Dressing

This is a vegan, soy based version of Thousand Island Salad Dressing.
It is quick and simple to make, and tastes very similar to regular Thousand Island Salad Dressing – although of course it is much healthier.

Thousand Island Salad Dressing

Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 2 cups

Ingredients
  

Basic Ingredients

  • 10 ounces soft silken tofu
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 6 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tsp hot pepper sauce or to taste

Additional Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp chopped small gherkins
  • 1/4 cup chopped green peppers
  • 2 tbsp chopped green onions

Instructions
 

  • Assemble the ingredients
  • Put tofu, water, vinegar, lemon juice, sugar, ketchup and hot pepper sauce in the blender and mix until smooth.
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Five Bean Salad

This is a simple, quick recipe.

It is great for bringing to a Pot Luck.

Five Bean Salad

Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Servings 10

Ingredients
  

  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans
  • 1 can (15 oz) pinto beans
  • 1 can (15 oz) chick peas ( garbanzo beans)
  • 1 can (15 oz) red kidney beans
  • 1 can (15 oz) white beans
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell peper
  • 1/2 cup red onion
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tbsp hot pepper sauce (or to taste)

Instructions
 

  • Drain all the cans of beans and empty contents into a large mixing bowl.
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