Kale Smoothie for Kids

Yields 4 servings 12 ounces 100% apple juice 3 – 4 large kale leaves (stem removed) 3 bananas (peel removed) 2 cups of ice Blend juice and greens for about one minute on high. Make sure the greens are thoroughly blended. Then add the banana & ice and blend for an additional 30 seconds, until…

Chickpea Stew

Submitted by Lesley J. 2 cans of precooked chickpeas (preferably organic) 1 carton of pasta sauce with olives and olive oil 1 large onion 1 clove garlic Herb salt to taste 1 can of coconut milk 1 tablespoon of Tofutti plain cream cheese Directions Cook the onion, garlic until browning. Add in the coconut milk and pasta…

Easy Pineapple Lemon Pie

Submitted by Lesley J. Easy Pineapple Lemon Pie 3/4 litre pure pineapple juice (about 3 1/8 cups) 1 large lemon 1 cup acacia honey Pinch of salt 1 teaspooon vanilla essence 1 cup of coconut cream 1/2 cup of cornstarch Base: (or use your favorite crust) 1 packet of wholemeal biscuits eg Hobnobs or vegetarian…

Carob Malt

1 c. almond milk, soy, or rice milk 2 frozen bananas2 t. carob powder1T. honeyBlend all ingredients and enjoy. This is one of my kid’s favorite after school treats or to cool off on a warm day. Carob is a great bowel regulator loosening stools if constipated or impeding diarrhea.

Perfect Crock Pot Rice

1 cup brown rice 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 cups water 1 Tablespoon olive oil Rub your slow cooker lightly with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Pour in rice, water and salt. Cover and cook on High 3 to 5 hours, stirring only occasionally. Note: Up to 4 cups raw rice may be prepared in slow cooker…

Egg Substitutes

Alternative replacements (quantity per egg substituted for): Flour: 1 egg = 1 teaspoon soy flour + 1 tablespoon water (use: binding + moisture) 1 egg = 3 tablespoons water + 3 tablespoons flour + 1-1/2 teaspoons lecitin Fruit: 1 egg = 1/4 cup applesauce or pureed fruit (use: binding and moisture) 1 egg = 1/4…

Good for Your Heart Butter

by Kyong Weathersby 1 c coconut oil, melted 1/2 c soy milk 1/2 c lecithin granules 1/2 c peanut oil 1/4 c soy milk powder 1 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 T nutritional yeast flakes Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into any small containers. Set it in…

Tofu Miracle Whip

1 pkg tofu, firm, Mori-Nu silken 1/4 c soy milk powder 2 T lemon juice 1/2 tsp onion powder 1 tsp sea salt 2 T canola oil 1/4 tsp garlic powder 2 T turbinado sugar Blend all ingredients until smooth. Chill.