Creamy Vegan Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes

Yields 4-6 servings 3 cups grape tomatoes, halved 1lb ounces penne grape seed or safflower oil 2 medium shallots, diced 8 large cloves of garlic, minced sea salt and black pepper 3-4 tablespoons of flour (or thickener of choice) 2 1/2 cups unsweetened plain almond milk 1/2 cup of sundried tomatoes 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced thick 1/2 to 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional) Vegan Parmesan (recipe below), as desired   Preheat oven to 400 … [Read more...]

Vegan Black Bean Soup

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/25333/vegan-black-bean-soup/ … [Read more...]

Lentil Soup

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/13978/lentil-soup/ … [Read more...]

Curried Pumpkin Apple Soup

Ingredients: 2 tbsp onion, chopped 1 cup celery, chopped 1 large apple, chopped 2 tsp curry powder of choice 3 cups vegetable stock 1 1/2 cups canned pumpkin 1 bay leaf honey and salt to taste Directions: Saute the celery, apple and onion with the curry powder until translucent. Add 1 cup of the stock and cook for 1-2 minutes more. Puree contents of pot with pumpkin until smooth, add bay leaf and rest of the stock. Bring to a simmer. Add salt and honey to achieve the balance … [Read more...]

Cuban Black Bean Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb cooked black beans or canned 6 cups vegetable broth 1/2 tsp pepper 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped 2 medium green bell peppers, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp cumin 1 bay leaf honey, salt, and vinegar to taste Directions: Cook vegetables in oil and add cumin, garlic, pepper, and bay leaf. Add beans to vegetable mixture and add the broth. Cook for 30 minutes and let cool. Discard the bay leaf and puree using a hand … [Read more...]

Curry Coconut Soup with Shrimp and Rice Noodles

Ingredients: Can be made in soup pot or crock pot. Double this for freezing by leaving out the noodles. 4 cups vegetable broth 1-2 sweet potatoes, in 1/2 inch cubes 2-4 carrots, sliced or half-moon slices 1 yellow onion, diced 2 tbsp red curry paste 1 tbsp yellow curry powder 1-2 tsp salt 1-2 tbsp honey 2 garlic cloves finely chopped 8 oz mushrooms, sliced (I like baby bellas) 1 10 oz bag frozen chopped green beans 10-12 oz frozen small shrimp (optional) Maifun brown rice noodles … [Read more...]

Curry Cashew Butter Casserole

Ingredients: 1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp Cashew butter (other nut butters will work but this is best) 1/2 cup rice milk or other alt. milk 2 Tbsp FRESH basil chopped 1-2 Tsp. Red curry paste (or more if you like it spicier) 1 15 oz can whole or diced tomatoes 1 large onion, chopped 1/2 tsp salt Additional yellow curry powder Any of the following: Broccoli, cauliflower, mushrooms, carrots, bell peppers, squash Directions Mix milk alternative and cashew butter together in bowl with curry … [Read more...]