Cannellini Bean Sauce

Serve this cannellini bean sauce over kale, greens, salads, grains, or veggies, or use as a spread for sandwiches or as a topping on pizza.

Sweet Vanilla Almond Milk Recipe

Sweet, creamy, and nutty flavors combine to form this delicious almond milk. You’ll get the best results if you use a great quality vanilla bean and soak your almonds overnight. This recipe was adapted from the original in The Plantpower Way,… Read more

Enchilada Sauce

This tangy sauce is exactly what you need to prepare Potato Enchiladas or a delicious Pizza. Keep some on hand to whip those recipes up in mere minutes!

Pea Guacamole

This tastes so much like the real thing that most people won’t be able to guess what it is made from. From Forks Over Knives — The Plant-Based Way to Health Instructions:  1. Blend the peas, garlic, lime juice, and… Read more

“Magical” Applesauce Vinaigrette

This salad dressing uses applesauce to emulsify the ingredients and produce a surprisingly thick vinaigrette that is virtually fat-free! Feel free to play with some of the seasonings if you’d like a bit less sweetness. This dressing goes great with… Read more

Tomato Salsa Super Bowl

A friend taught me his family recipe for salsa roja de molcajete, or tomato salsa made in a traditional stone mortar and pestle. I’ve adapted it so it can be made without the mortar and pestle. Roasting the chile and the tomatoes brings out the authentic earthy taste, even without the traditional tool.

Spiked Sour Cream Super Bowl

I always make my own sour cream when I want it. I sometimes like to kick up the flavor, as I do in this recipe, depending on what I’m serving it with. This version is great on tacos, burritos, or… Read more

Hot Chile Sauce

I created this sauce when I could not easily find a commercially made hot sauce that was oil- and sugar-free—and also tasted really good! Plus, I really wanted to control the heat to my personal preference. This delicious sauce meets… Read more

Creamy Mushroom Gravy

This gravy is delicious with Mashed Potatoes or Lentil & Rice Loaf. It’s rich and flavorful even without the typical processed ingredients found in vegan gravies, such as soy sauce, non-dairy butter, flour, and cornstarch. From straightupfood.com Instructions: Place the… Read more

Tomato Sauce

This is my go-to sauce for anything, including my delicious Eggplant Rollatini. You can also toss it with cooked whole-grain pasta and sautéed vegetables for an easy meal. From Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook Instructions:  Place the onions in a large… Read more

Vegetable Stock

Making your own vegetable stock is as easy as chopping the vegetables. Double, triple, or quadruple the recipe and freeze some for later use. This is my go-to stock recipe, but you can use whatever vegetables you have available. a… Read more

Date Paste

Make sure you always have some on hand to create a healthy dessert in no time. Instructions: Soak dates in liquid overnight or for several hours until much of the liquid is absorbed. In food processor fitted with the “S”… Read more

Vegan Worcestershire Sauce

Most commercial Worcestershire sauces contain anchovies, although there are a few vegetarian brands on the market. While nothing beats the ease of bottled sauce, this DIY recipe is allergen-free and very inexpensive to make. Worcestershire sauce is traditionally used as… Read more

Sour “Cream”

I keep this smooth, creamy, and easy-to-make sour “cream” on hand to use in any recipe calling for traditional sour cream. From The Forks Over Knives Plan Instructions: Combine the tofu and vinegar in a food processor and process until… Read more

Vanilla Bean Whip thanksgiving

This is a light and fluffy cream with lots of vanilla flavor, and you’ll want to top everything with this whip. Cobblers, cakes, your cat—everything! If you don’t have a vanilla bean handy, then use 2 teaspoons of pure vanilla… Read more

5 Minute Cranberry Relish thanksgiving

Why cook your relish or use sugar when you can make this easy fresh version instead? This recipe tastes delicious on morning oatmeal, so freeze some cranberries when they’re in season, then enjoy this treat all year ’round. Instructions:  1…. Read more