Chunky Vegetable Chili

Ingredients:1 habenero pepper, minced 1 large onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 2 carrots, diced 2 shallots, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 Japanese eggplants, chopped 3 zucchini, chopped 32 oz canned whole tomatoes, cut up 15 oz canned pinto beans, drained 15 oz canned dark red kidney beans, drained […]

Apple Spice Mini Bundt Cakes

Ingredients:3 apples*, cubed2 cups flour1/2 cup sugar½ cup light brown sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1 tablespoon cinnamon1 tablespoon allspice1 tablespoon cloves1 tablespoon cornstarch2 teaspoons baking soda½ teaspoon salt25 ounces unsweetened applesauce Directions:Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, cornstarch, allspice, cloves, salt, […]

Broccoli & Garlic Pasta

Ingredients: 2 heads broccoli, cut into florets 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 shallot, chopped 3/4 cup bread crumbs 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon oregano salt pepper Directions: Heat oil in a large pan or wok and add the garlic, oregano, salt, pepper and shallot. Saute until fragrant, about 2-3 […]

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Ingredients:2 1/2 cups flour1 1/2 cup water1 cup sugar3/4 cup vegetable oil2/3 cup cocoa6 tablespoons apple sauce2 teaspoons vinegar2 teaspoons baking soda1 teaspoon vanilla1/2 teaspoon salt Directions:Preheat oven to 375. In a large bowl, whisk together dry ingredients then thoroughly mix in all of the remaining ingredients. Fill 12 greased […]

Eggplant Marinara

Ingredients: 1 large eggplant, peeled and diced small 1 onion minced 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 carrot minced 36 oz canned peeled tomatoes (crushed by hand) 1/2 cup tomato puree 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tsp crushed hot red pepper salt pepper Directions: In large sauce pan, heat the oil […]

Dill (Refrigerator) Pickles

Ingredients 1 1/2 lb small pickling cucumbers (like Kirby), cut in half lengthwise 2 cups white distilled vinegar 2 cups cold water 4 cloves garlic, sliced 3 tablespoons kosher salt 1 tablespoon dill seed* 1 tablespoon mustard seed* 1 teaspoon red-pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon celery seed fresh dill Directions: Evenly […]

Cannellini Bean Dip

Ingredients: 30 oz canned cannellini beans*, drained-reserving 1 teaspoon of the liquid 3 cloves garlic 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons fresh parsley 2 tablespoons lemon juice dash salt dash white pepper. Directions: Pour the beans, garlic, bean liquid, olive oil, salt, pepper and lemon juice into a food processor […]

Kiwi Sorbet

Ingredients:* 8-10 kiwi, peeled1/2 cup sugar1/2 cup water2 tablespoons lime juice Directions. In a small pan, heat water and sugar until sugar is dissolved. Cool the syrup. In a blender or food processor, pulse syrup, juice and kiwi until almost smooth. Pour the mixture in an ice cream maker and […]

Summer Fruit Salad with Ginger Lime Syrup

Ingredients: syrup: 1 cup water 1/3 cup sugar 1 inch knob fresh ginger, coarsely chopped zest of one lime juice of one lime salad: 1 mango, cubed 3 peaches, sliced 3 kiwi, cubed ¾ cup blackberries ¾ cup blueberries* Directions: In a medium saucepan, heat water, zest, juice, ginger and […]

Olive and Artichoke Focaccia

Ingredients:3 1/2 cups flour1 package active dry yeast2 cups lukewarm water2 tablespoons olive oil PLUS 1/4 cup, divided use1 tablespoon salt10 oz can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped1/3 cup Greek olives, halved2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, choppedOPTIONAL: 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated Directions:In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast in 1/2 […]