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Taco Tuesday Vegan Style

Taco Tuesday Vegan Style

“Taco Tuesday?”  In 1989, a Mexican food chain Taco John’s trademarked the phrase. In the past few years, that phrase has become a marketing phenom! Do you have a Taco Tuesday tradition? Last week I did ”Taco Tuesday” vegan style and loved the results. I started with a versatile Harrisa green sauce. Yummy! I made

Vegan Sour Cream

Vegan Sour Cream Prep Time: 5 minutes Servings: 3/4 cup Ingredients1 cup raw cashews, soaked 1/2-3/4 cup water, as needed 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1/4-1/2 teaspoon fine grain sea salt, to tasteInstructionsPlace cashews in a bowl and cover with water. Soak for a minimum of 2 hours, preferably overnight

Whole Roasted Carrots with Black Lentils with Green Harissa

Whole Roasted Carrots with Black Lentils and Green Harissa Rating: 51 Prep Time: 20 minutesCook Time: 45 minutesTotal Time: 1 hour Servings: 6 servingsServing Size: approximately 1 cup lentils and 5 ounces carrots Ingredients2 pounds whole carrots (I like to use the ones with the tops and smaller in size if possible) 2 cups uncooked

Green Harissa Sauce

Green Harissa Sauce Rating: 51 Prep Time: 15 minutes This is an amazing sauce and versatile for other dishes. I drizzle over grilled fish topped with corn relish. Also wonderful with [roasted whole carrot placed on top of black lentils and of course as a dressing for your tacos. Will keep refrigerated for about a

Corn-Tomato Salad

Corn-Tomato Salad/Salsa

Corn-Tomato Salad/Salsa Rating: 41 Prep Time: 15 minutesTotal Time: 15 minutes Servings: 3 cups Ingredients2 ears of fresh corn off the cob or 2 cups frozen defrosted corn 1 cup chopped grape tomatoes 1/2 cup chopped red onion 1/2 cup chopped cilantro approximately juice of one lemon 1/4 cup of olive oil salt and pepper

Nut Milk

Nut Milk Rating: 51 Servings: 4 cups Ingredients 1 cup raw, un-pasteurized (if available) almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts or *cashews 4 cups filtered water 1 teaspoon vanilla bean powder or alcohol free vanilla extract 1-2 dates *cashews only need to soak a couple of hours InstructionsSoak nuts for 4-8 hours Blend almonds and water in blender

Green Lemonade Smoothie

Green Lemonade Smoothie Rating: 51 Servings: 2-3 Drinking blended greens is a great way to include healthy, raw greens into your diet. If you don’t have a heavy-duty blender, remove the tough stems from greens and chop the vegetables into 1-2 inch pieces. Experiment with different combinations for variety of nutrients and taste. Ingredients 1

Mecca Azteca Salad with Shrimp

Mecca Azteca Salad

Mecca Azteca Salad Rating: 51 Servings: Serves 4Calories per serving: lowFat per serving: low IngredientsSalad: 1 cup shopped tomato 1 cup chopped jicama 1 cup chopped avocado 1/2 cup chopped red onion 2 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 cup peeled & chopped cucumber 2 cups mixed salad greens 4 cups cooked quinoa,