Shake it Kale Caesar

Recipe by Terry Hope Romero Caesar Dressing 1/2 cup unroasted cashews 3/4 cup hot water 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 clove peeled garlic 1 tablespoon shiro miso (white miso) 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1. Soak cashews in hot water for 30 minutes (or overnight, refrigerated and covered), then pour into a …

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Orange Fennel Salad with Toasted Fennel Vinaigrette

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by Toni Fiore, the author of the Totally Vegetarian cookbook, and host of the Totally Vegetarian TV show,  now online. Watch this recipe being made on Delicious TV’s Vegan Mashup. Fennel has such a lovely flavor it’s a shame it isn’t used more often. I love it roasted and raw and paired with just about …

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Tempeh Bites

Tempeh Bites

by Toni Fiore I think Tempeh is one of the most versatile foods around. Made from fermented soybeans tempeh is easily digested and extremely high in protein, fiber and vitamins. Tempeh absorbs marinades well, has a pleasant texture and warm nutty flavor. Texture is especially important for people new to soy foods. This recipe is …

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Edamame Apple Salad

Typically soybeans in their dried form must be cooked at length in order to become digestible. But edamame (or green soybeans) are harvested at the peak of ripeness, which makes them soft, chewy and ready to eat in just minutes. The word edamame means “Beans on Branches,” since they grow in clusters on bushy branches. …

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Insalata Pomodoro

Insalata Pomodoro A simple versitile tomato salad that’s bursting with the fresh flavors and colors of Italy. Ingredients: 1/2 c. baby spinach 2 c. cherry tomatoes, cut in half 1/2 red onion, sliced thinly 1/2 c. baked tofu 1/2 c. toasted pine nuts One handful fresh basil leaves, chiffonade 3 T. olive oil 1-1 1/2 …

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Chickpea Salad with Basil and Pine nuts

Chickpea Salad with Basil and Pine Nuts This salad is as easy as it is delicious. When you need a quick, high protein, pick me up, reach for this recipe. Ingredients: 1 15-oz. can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 T. red onion, finely chopped 1/2 c. red or yellow bell pepper, chopped (or mix red …

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Lentil Bulgur Salad

Lentil Bulgur Salad This grain salad is a glorious blend of many of our favorite ingredients: parsley, olive oil, garlic, and the perfect twist of lemony zest. Served as an appetizer or as the centerpiece of a light supper menu, you’ll love the versatility of flavors and textures this high-protein salad offers. Ingredients: 1 c. …

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