Eggplant and Mushroom Chipotle Tacos

Eggplant and Mushroom Chipotle Tacos Created by Claire Groebner Serves 4-6 Ingredients and Directions for Chipotle Cashew Cream 1 cup cashews ½ cups or more water ¼ teaspoon chipotle powder 1 Tablespoon nutritional yeast 1 clove garlic minced Salt to taste 1. Soak cashews for at least four hours. 2. Blend all ingredients together, adding

Homemade Ranch Dressing

Homemade Ranch Dressing Created by Christina Ng Makes 2 cups  Ingredients 6 oz soft or silken tofu 6 oz Greek yogurt 1 garlic clove 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon green onion, chopped 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped 1 teaspoon oregano, chopped 1 teaspoon dill, chopped 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper Directions Measure out tofu,

Cooking for Salud! Salsa Ranchera

Salsa Ranchera Recipe from Mexico Created by Chef Miguel Valdez Ingredients 2 tomatoes ½ onion 2 cloves of garlic 1 tablespoon of oil serrano chile as desired oregano as desired the juice of half a lime salt Directions Submerge the tomatoes in boiling water for a few seconds. Peel them, dice them and put them

Cooking for Salud! Mexican-Style Lentils

Mexican Style Lentils with Garden Tomatoes & Chiles Created by Chef Miguel Valdez Ingredients 1 ½ cup dried, uncooked lentils (any color but red, which turns to mush when cooked) 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 chiles (any fresh, hot green chile), seeded, stemmed and finely chopped (wash hands immediately after

Cooking for Salud! Kale Salad with Jalapeno Vinaigrette

Kale Salad with Jalapeño Vinaigrette Created by Chef Miguel Valdez Ingredients Dressing: ¼ cup lime juice 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped 1 clove garlic, minced ½ cup cilantro leaves, packed ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil Salt and freshly cracked black pepper Salad: 2 small carrots, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 bunch

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce Created by Chef Sara Polczynski Ingredients and Directions for Spring Rolls 8 sheets rice paper 1 cup bean sprouts ½ bunch mint 2 each carrots, julienned 1 cucumber, julienned ½ bunch basil ½ bunch cilantro 1. Dip the rice paper into water and place onto a dry surface. Fill

Turkey Meatloaf with Quinoa

Turkey Meatloaf with Quinoa Serves 4 Ingredients 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, diced 3 ribs celery, diced 1 large carrot, diced 2 cloves garlic 3 Tablespoons tomato paste 1 pound ground turkey 1½ cups quinoa, cooked 3 eggs, beaten ¼ cup basil, minced ½ Tablespoon salt ½ Tablespoon pepper Directions 1. Preheat oven to

Turkey Chili for Kids!

Turkey Chili for Kids! Serves 4 Ingredients ½ large onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 garlic clove, minced 1/3 pound ground turkey 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth ¼ cup red lentils 1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes ½ Tablespoon chili powder ½ Tablespoon cumin 3 ounces tomato paste ¾ cup kidney

Pumpkin Pesto

Pumpkin Pesto Ingredients ¾ cup roasted pumpkin seeds 2 garlic cloves 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 cup basil ½ cup arugula 2 Tablespoons lemon juice 3 Tablespoons grated parmesan cheese ¼ teaspoon red chili flakes ¾ cup oil salt and pepper, to taste Directions 1. Add all ingredients except for the olive oil into the

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup Created by Chef Sara Polczynski Makes about 8 cups, serving 6 Ingredients 1 can beans such as canellini, garbanzo, kidney; drained 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 leek, chopped 1 large carrot, cut into ½-inch dice 3 garlic cloves, chopped fine ½ pound yams, diced ½ pound hearty greens such as cabbage, kale, chard;