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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Fresh Mint, Toasted Sesame Seeds, and Chili

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Fresh Mint, Toasted Sesame Seeds, and Chili

Ingredients: 20 ounces of brussel sprouts, quartered 2 tablespoons oil Salt and pepper to taste 3 tablespoons white sesame seeds ½ to ¾ teaspoon red chili flakes or to taste 1/2 cup fresh mint, cut into strips Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.  Toss sprouts with oil, salt, and pepper.  Bake for a total of 30 minutes ...

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Whole Grain Bread with Flax and Sesame Seeds

Whole Grain Bread with Flax and Sesame Seeds

The flax seeds and sesame add a nice  flavor and nutrition to this bread-feel free to shape in any way you'd like (loaf, baguette, roll, etc.).  All else will remain the same except for the cooking time.  In addition, the rapid rise yeast substantially reduces proofing time without compromising the ...

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Tempeh BLT with Roasted Garlic Mayo

Tempeh BLT with Roasted Garlic Mayo

Nowadays there are many brands that manufacture vegetarian bacon substitutes that are made with tempeh (fermented soybean) that mimic the flavor of real bacon quite nicely.  Make sure to purchase one that uses natural sweeteners and has a maple smoke flavor.  These will go best in this sandwich, which a ...

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Corn Meal Fritters

Corn Meal Fritters

This recipe is a variation of the Latin American dish, sorrullos, which are cornmeal fingers.  The ingredients are essentially the same, except here I've shaped them into balls rather then fingers.  If you are feeling daring, you can also add a thin sliver of jalapeno, raw or roasted, along with ...

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Spiced Cauliflower and Potato Stir-Fry

Spiced Cauliflower and Potato Stir-Fry

Ingredients: 1.25 lbs red potatoes , peeled and cut into thin half moons 1 head of cauliflower, cut into small florets 2 tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon ajwain seeds 1/2 teaspoon black mustard seeds  1 dried bay leaf salt to taste 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 1 teaspoon raw cane sugar 1 teaspoon amchur (dried mango) ...

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Apricot Tofu

Apricot Tofu

Ingredients: 32 ounces extra-firm tofu 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 2 cups red onion, sliced 2 cups mixed bell peppers, sliced salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup liquid aminos (soy sauce substitute) 1-2 tablespoons red chili flakes 6 tablespoons naturally-sweetened apricot fruit spread Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.  Spray a baking rack with cooking spray ...

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Broccoli Salad with Cranberries, Bacon, and Almonds

Posted by: EatFree

>> Gluten-Free, Non-Vegetarian

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Ingredients:

  • 4 cups finely shredded broccoli
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup cooked bacon pieces, drained well (about 8 slices, chopped )
  • 3/4 cup scallion greens, cut into small rings
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Directions:

  1. Combine broccoli, 1/3 cup water, salt, and cranberries in microwave-proof bowl.  Microwave for 4 minutes, stirring in between.
  2. Combine in rest of ingredients while still warm.  Enjoy!

Savory Broccoli Squares

Posted by: EatFree

>> Vegetarian

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Ingredients:

  • 6 cups broccoli florets, finely shredded
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat Panko bread crumbs
  • Cooking spray

Directions:

  1. Add 1/4 cup water and salt to broccoli.  Microwave for 3 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  2. Stir in rest of ingredients except for cooking spray.  Pat down to form rectangle and let cool completely.
  3. Heat griddle with cooking spray.  Cut squares out of broccoli mixture.  Brown on each side.  Enjoy!

 

Broccoli Cheese Brown Rice

Posted by: EatFree

>> Uncategorized

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Ingredients*:

  • 2 tablespoons organic butter
  • 5 cups broccoli florets, grated
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 9 cups cooked brown basmati rice, cooled
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 2 cups parmesan cheese, grated

Directions:

  1. Heat butter. Add broccoli and salt.  Cook for a few minutes until slightly softened.
  2. Stir in rest of ingredients gently off heat.  Enjoy!

*Serves 6-8.

Spiced Shredded Turnips

Posted by: EatFree

>> Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

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Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon nigella seeds
  • 1/8 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 3 lbs turnips, peeled and grated
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon raw sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry-roasted cumin powder

Directions:

  1. Heat oil . Add whole spices.  Let splutter (covered).  Add turnips and salt.  Stir to combine.  Cook on medium low covered until reduced by 1/3. Stir frequently.
  2. Add rest of ingredients except for cumin powder.  Combine and cook on medium low covered until reduced by half and lightly browned.  Stir frequently.
  3. Stir in cumin powder off heat and enjoy!