Saturday, February 16, 2008

Two Recipes To Enjoy

Our Homemade Sloppy Joes:
1 tsp olive oil
2 c. chopped mushrooms
1 c. diced onion
1/2 c. diced green bell pepper
1/4 c. diced celery (optional)
1/2 c. diced carrots
2 cloves minced garlic
2 c. textured soy protein, crumbled firm tofu, or 1 can lentils, drained
2-4 Tb Ketchup
1 Tb red wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
1 Tb Worcestershire sauce
1 - 2 Tb dried oregano
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 - 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 (8 oz) can no-salt-added tomato sauce

Heat oil in a large skillet over med-high heat. Add onions and bell peppers and saute until tender. Add remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Serve on toasted whole wheat buns or bread slices. Makes 6-8 servings.

Granola No-Coconut Cookies
These are like a breakfast cookie - slightly chewy and slightly soft, like a muffin-scone.3 c. granola
1 1/2 c. whole wheat flour
1/2 c. white whole wheat flour
1/4 c. brown sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 Tb flax meal
1 tsp cinnamon
2/3 - 3/4 c. shredded carrots
1 Tb coconut extract
1 1/2 c. unsweetened almond milk or
soy milk
1/4 c. safflower or canola oil
1/2 c. agave nectar
3 Tb chocolate chips (optional)
nuts (optional)

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine granola, flour, brown sugar, baking soda, salt, flax meal, and cinnamon. Then add in carrots.

In a small bowl, combine coconut extract, milk, oil, and agave nectar. Add to the flour mixture. Add any optional ingredients, then mix until well blended.

Drop spoonfuls 1-2 inches apart on a cookie sheet that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Bake for 10-12 minutes. May need to cover with foil. Makes 15-20 cookies.

4 comments:

aTxVegn said...

Your breakfast cookies look delicious, although I may throw in coconut cuz I love the flavor and texture they add.

Vegan_Noodle said...

Oh yay, love recipes!! Thanks for posting... and I think all that rain on saturday was worth it with the weather we had yesterday and today!

Celine said...

oh my goodness, the cookies! they're absolute perfection.

Happy Herbivore! said...

sloppy joes! yummy!

to answer your question:

http://www.veganstore.com/417.html

you can also make them at home - the ppk has a recipe:

http://theppk.com/blog/2007/07/04/graham-crackers/