Thursday, October 21, 2010

Masala Chai Tea Time

cloves can be used to add spice to any tea, any time
ginger root
anise seeds
masala spice
1/2 tsp raw organic cane sugar
fresh coriander, chopped
Bring to a boil on the stove and serve alone or with 1/4 soy/almond/rice millk!

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Fall Be Kind Apple Chutney

5 organic northern spy apples, quartered and chopped
2 tsps veg oil
2 tsps mustard powder
1 red onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 large green chilli, sliced
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp masala spice
3-4 prunes, chopped
1 tsp brown sugar
1 tsp agave nectar
1 tsp vinegar
1 cup water
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp lime juice
1 small handful of cloves
1 handful of chopped coriander
1 1/2 tsp cinnmon
1 1/2 tsp nutmeg

Simply combine ingredients while simmering contents on low. Sitr consistently, bring to boil on high and then on medium heat until thoroughly cooked. Pair with veg samosas, soy cheese and toast or eat alone! Many of these ingredients were inspired thanks to Savvy Vegetarian and the International Vegetarian Union.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

This Sh!t Is Bananas: Raw Pudding and Vegan Whipped Cream

Raw Banana Pudding
2 bananas, mashed
vanilla extract to taste
raw cane sugar to taste
apple sauce

mash by hand, let sit in freezer for a few hours
(stirring until desired consistency)

Vegan Whipped Cream

almond extract
almond milk
vanilla soy yogurt
spelt flour

whip by hand, adding ingredients for desired consistency

Friday, October 8, 2010

vegan baking doesn't always have to be a bitch

Vegan Banana Bread

1 tsp vegetable oil

4 ripe bananas

1/2 cup brown sugar

2 cups spelt flour

1tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

3/4 cup almond milk

1/2 cup apple sauce

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

1/2 chopped walnuts
Makes two loaves!
Top with chopped walnuts and bake for 30 minutes at 350F!