Middle Eastern Tabouli Salad

This wonderfully delicious Middle Eastern Tabouli Salad along with a lettuce salad and cooked green beans, broccoli, asparagus or brussel sprouts makes a simple, filling, nutrient-dense, plant-based meal.   The texture and secret of this dish is in the finely chopped vegetables. Leave your veggies too coarse and you won't get the same effect. So maintain patience while you chop and give them a small dice.   I always like to choose my own tomatoes in the store. If by chance I have tomatoes on the list and my husband or daughter shop for...

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Whole Grain Oatmeal Breakfast

For this dish you can use either Whole Oat Groats or Steel Cut Oats. Either way, you are getting the whole grain and both are delicious. The only difference is the whole groat is steel cut into thirds. Now, because there is a longer cook time, you can make a big batch of these the night before and refrigerate. Come morning, all you have to do is heat and eat. Also, you will have enough for several servings....

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Whole Grain Pancakes

Step 1

Mix all ingredients together and drop by 1/4 cupful onto hot griddle.

Step 2

Serve with canned peaches in their own juice, applesauce or the traditional maple syrup.

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Whole Grain Burger Patty

Step 1

Pour 3/4 cup of boiling water over 1/2 cup bulgur and let sit for 30 minutes. In the meantime, cook the brown rice and while the bulgur is cooking in the boiling water and the brown rice is cooking, go ahead and assemble the rest of the ingredients, mixing well.

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Taffy Apple Eighths

One fine fall day, friends invited us to lunch at their Circle T, a small ranch in Illinois. For dessert, Kathie set down a place of apple-eighths, along with a bowl of melted caramels and another bowl of ground nuts. Each guest speared their own apple-eighth, dipped it into the caramel and then into the ground nuts. Voila! Instant taffy apple bites....

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Banana Split Dream

Step 1

Mix the following ingredients together until well moistened. Reserve 1/2 cup of this mixture for the topping. 1 1/2 cups organic vegan graham crackers rolled into crumbs; 6 tablespoons vegan butter, melted; 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon; 1/4 cup Agave sweetener; 3/4 cusps pecans, chopped

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Baked Apples

Step 1

Wash and core 4 large Rome Beauty or Pink Crisp Apples

Step 2

In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.

Step 3

Stuff the core of each apple with this mixture; push it to the bottom. Add 3 - 4 tablespoons water to the bottom of a baking pan.

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Apple Orchard Delight

Step 1

Cream butter and sugar in mixer. Add egg replacer and beat well. Sift flour and dry ingredients, then add to egg mixture. Add vanilla, nuts, apples, pineapple and coconut. Mix well.

Step 2

Transfer the mixture to a greased and floured, 9 x 13-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 for 45 - 50 or until tested done.

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