Sweet Potato & Black Bean Enchiladas

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Sweet Potato & Black Bean Enchiladas

These enchiladas are delicious and different – and gluten-free. Serves 6-8 Ingredients: Beans: 1 14-oz can black beans, rinsed, drained 2 cloves garlic, minced fresh lime juice from 1 lime Potatoes: 2 cups cooked sweet potatoes, smashed 1 Tbs chopped canned green chilies 1/4 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp gluten-free curry or chili powder sea salt and black pepper, to taste To Assemble: 8 corn tortillas (*tip: wrap in moist paper towel and reheat briefly in microwave before stuffing, to soften) 1 cup vegan...

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Black Bean, Zucchini & Olive Tacos

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Black Bean, Zucchini & Olive Tacos

Makes 8 Tacos Ingredients: 1 tsp olive oil 2 zucchini, diced small (about 1 pound) 2 jalapenos, seeded and thinly sliced 1/2 tsp salt 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives, chopped 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp ground coriander 1 (6 ounce) can salsa verde 1 (16oz) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup finely chopped scallions 8 (six inch) corn tortilla *can substitute flour if you prefer Directions: Preheat heavy-bottomed skillet over medium-high heat. Add the zucchini and jalapeno to the...

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Creamy Tomato Soup

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Creamy Tomato Soup

Makes six servings. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. non-dairy butter 1 Tbsp whole wheat pastry flour 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 cups fresh cherry tomatoes 1 (15-ounce) can diced tomatoes 4 cups vegetable broth (low-sodium) 1 large organic russet potato, diced 3/4 tsp sea salt, plus to taste 1/2 tsp finely ground black pepper plus to taste 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp. agave nectar 1/4 cup soy creamer Croutons for topping (optional) Directions: Preheat a...

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Peanut Butter Mini Kiss Cookies

Posted by on Dec 16, 2011 in Holiday Cookies | Comments Off on Peanut Butter Mini Kiss Cookies

Peanut Butter Mini Kiss Cookies

Yield: 4-5 Dozen Ingredients: 1 recipe of Peanut Butter Sugar Cookie Dough Turbinado sugar Vegan chocolate chips Directions: Prepare cookie dough according to recipe instructions, cover, and chill 1 hour. Roll the chilled dough into 1-inch balls, then roll each ball in the sugar, place on ungreased cookie sheets, and flatten each ball slightly. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned on the bottom. Remove the cookie sheets form the oven, then working quickly, firmly press 4 chocolate chips...

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Peanut Butter Sugar Cookies

Posted by on Dec 16, 2011 in Holiday Cookies | Comments Off on Peanut Butter Sugar Cookies

Peanut Butter Sugar Cookies

Makes 5 to 7 dozen Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups non-hydrogenated vegan margarine 3/4 cup Sucanat 6 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon vanilla 4-1/2 cups unbleached flour 3/4 cup tapioca flour 1 cup peanut butter 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Optional toppings: chopped dried fruits, Raisins, chopped nuts, etc. Directions: In a large bowl, beat together the margarine, sugar, water, peanut butter and vanilla until light and creamy. Add the remaining ingredients and stir well to form a smooth dough. Cover and chill for 1 hour or...

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