How To Go Vegan! The How To Go Vegan Recipe!

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How To Go Vegan

Vegan Coconut Curry Tofu

Prep Time: 30 Minuets Serves: 4

Ingredients: 

  • 1 package of extra firm tofu, chopped in cubes
  • 4 ounces of coconut cream, melted
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tbps of curry powder
  • 1/2 clove garlic, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Pour coconut cream into a pan on medium heat. Add onions and garlic. Saute' for 10 mins. Add water, curry powder and tofu. Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste. Bring to a boil for 5 minuets. Return to low/medium heat. Add tomatoes. Simmer for 15-20 mins. Serve over white rice as shown or use brown rice, quinoa or your preferred grain. Enjoy! 

Vegan Caribbean Jerk Chick Pea Salad

Prep Time: 30 Minuets   Serves: 2 

Ingredients:

Salad:

1 can of chick peas 

1 cucumber

3 multi color sweet peppers

4 baby bella mushrooms

5 grape tomatoes

1 1/2 hearts of romaine lettuce

Jerk Seasoning - I used Reggae Country Jerk Seasoning.  

Dressing:

4 tbsp Just Mayo 

1 tsp organic apple cider vinegar

1 tsp black pepper

1/2 tsp jerk seasoning

 

Directions:

Drain and rinse chick peas, marinate chick peas in jerk seasoning, in a medium sized bowl for 20 mins, place chick peas on a baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake chick peas at 425 degrees for 15 mins. While chick peas are marinating, chop cucumber, sweet peppers, mushrooms, grape tomatoes, and romaine lettuce. Arrange all the veggies in two salad bowls. Combine Just Mayo, black pepper, apple cider vinegar, jerk seasoning. Mix then add to salad. Remove chick peas from oven and add to salad. Enjoy! 

 

 

Vegan Black Bean & Corn Salad

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Prep: 25 Mins           Serves: 12

Ingredients: 

  • 4 cups of cooked black beans (soak overnight and cook)
  • 1 1/2 cups of fresh corn (cooked)
  • 1 tomato diced
  • 3 tablespoons of mined garlic
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 6 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1 Haas Avocado

Directions: Combine all ingredients except the avocados. Mix everything in a large bowl. Cover and chill for 2-3 hours. Before serving add avocados. Top with fresh cilantro. Enjoy!