Agave Macadamia Nuts

Modified from Elana Amsterdam’s of Elana’s Pantry original recipe Agave Macadamia Nuts Time: 10 – 15 Minutes Yield: 2 Cups (4 Item Recipe) Naturally Vegan, Vegetarian & Gluten Free Ingredients: 2 cups raw macadamia nuts 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons organic agave nectar ½ teaspoon organic lemon juice Directions: Preheat oven to…

Raw Pineapple Cilantro Macadamia Nut Salsa

Modified from VT original featured recipe Raw Pineapple Cilantro Macadamia Nut Salsa Time: 10 Minutes Yield: 8 Servings (9 Item Recipe) Naturally Raw, Vegan & Vegetarian Ingredients: 1 large organic pineapple, quartered ½ cup raw unsalted macadamia nuts, chopped ½ cup organic red bell pepper, diced ¼ cup organic red onion, diced 2 Tbs. organic…

Sweet Potato & Black Bean Enchiladas

One of our favorite Gluten Free recipes from VT Sweet Potato & Black Bean Enchiladas Time: 1 Hour (23 Item Recipe) Yield: Serves 8 (makes 16 enchiladas) Naturally Vegetarian & Gluten Free Right from the start, the originality and flavor profile of this recipe made it a standout for VT taste testers. “My wife and…

Braised and Raw Black Kale Salad

Shared with Us By Chef Aaron London Braised and Raw Black Kale Salad Time: 12 – 15 Minutes Yield: 4 – 6 Servings (12 Item Recipe) Naturally Vegetarian Ingredients: ½ cup pine nuts, divided ½ cup olive oil, divided 2 medium onions, thinly sliced (3 cups) 3 cloves garlic, minced (1 Tbs.) ½ tsp. red…

Extra Virgin Olive Oil For Cooking & Baking

Extra virgin olive oil adds a delicious character and depth of flavor and richness to any meal. If you haven’t been using the heart healthy oil consider using it in your cakes, cookies, and baked goods, as well.  If you are vegan it makes a perfect vegan cooking and baking oil. Olive oil has so many…

Vegan Carrot & Zucchini Cake Muffins

Vegan Carrot Zucchini Muffins  Time: 25 Minutes Yield: 12 – 15 (10 Item Recipe) Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Muffin Ingredients: 1 organic banana, medium ripe, frozen, then thawed ⅔ cup organic agave (low glycemic index) ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil 1½ cups fresh organic carrots, grated (2 medium carrots) 1/2 cup fresh organic zucchini,…

Whole Wheat Penne Pasta w/ Leeks, Peppers & Squash

Whole Wheat Penne Pasta w/ Leeks, Peppers & Squash Time: 15 Minutes Yield: 4 Servings (8 Item Recipe) Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Ingredients: 1 Box Organic Whole Wheat Penne Pasta 4 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/4 Organic Leek cut into rings 1 Small Organic Yellow Squash 1 Small Organic Zucchini Squash 1 Organic Bell…

Parmesan Crusted Chicken w/ Kale Pasta & Garlic Marinara

Parmesan Crusted Chicken w/ Kale Pasta & Garlic Marinara Time: 1 Hour 10 minutes from start to finish Yield: 4 Large Servings with Leftovers (17 Item Recipe) Ingredients: 1 Package Organic Whole Wheat Pasta 2 Cups Organic Kale 5 Cloves Organic Garlic 1 Organic Onion 1 Cup Organic Basil 2 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil…

Carrot Avocado Kale & Peppered Pecan Salad w/ Cranberry Flax Dressing

Carrot Avocado Kale & Peppered Pecan Salad w/ Cranberry Flax Dressing Time: 10 Minutes (not including pre-soaking of golden whole flax seed) Yield: 6 Servings (11 Item Recipe) Ingredients: 1 Bunch of Organic Raw Kale, washed, dried and stems removed 1/2 Cup Shredded Organic Carrots 1/2 Organic Roma Tomato, chopped 1/2 Organic Green Bell Pepper,…

Cracked Wheat Stuffed Meatballs aka Keufta (Armeanian Stuffed Meatballs) w/ Basil Mint Chicken, Parsley & Pine Nuts Served with Okra & Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice

Cracked Wheat Stuffed Meatballs w/Basil Mint Chicken, Parsley & Pine Nuts aka Keufta (Armeanian/Middle Eastern Stuffed Meatballs) Garnished with Parsley & Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice Prep, Soak & Cook Time: 4 Hours 3o Minutes Yield: 30 Keufta Balls (15 Item Recipe) Vegan & Vegetarian Version Listed Below Outer Shell Ingredients: 3 Cups Fine Organic Cracked…