Category: Meat Substitutes


Popcorn Tempeh

These little poppables make great nibbles’n’bits for snack time, plate well for lunch or dinner and go great on salads.  Dip ’em.  Pop ’em.  Share ’em!  …or don’t.  We’re not telling. Ingredients  2 packages Tempeh 2 Tbsp Whole Wheat (Bread) Flour or Coconut Flour (may be omitted, if desired) 1.5 tsp Sea Salt 1 tsp Chili Powder 1/2 tsp Paprika 1/4 tsp Onion Powder … Read More Popcorn Tempeh


Sneaky Chickpea Burgers

Jazz up classic meals with pops of color and flavor!  Sneaky Chickpea Burgers” please the palates of even the pickiest eaters.  What a fun way to get more veggies!  Seriously, even though most kids don’t like things like dijon or heavy herbs, they won’t notice them in these burgers! Makes 7-8 Burgers Ingredients 1 cup carrot, cut in discs ½ cup chopped red bell … Read More Sneaky Chickpea Burgers


Black Bean & Sweet Potato Burgers

Makes 4 patties. These are incredibly simple and a great alternative where you’re trying to add more plant-based nutrition into the family’s diet. Our family loved these! I really love how ridiculously easy they are to make. Ingredients 1 can Organic Black Beans OR 1 1/2 cups prepared Black Beans, rinsed and drained1/2 cup Sweet Potato Puree (simply pre-bake a sweet potato and mash … Read More Black Bean & Sweet Potato Burgers


Garden Fresh “Pepperoni”

Makes approximately 3- 14×14 trays.  I know you’re probably thinking, “squash?  pepperoni?  how on earth?” No, I can’t make the squash meat but even my pepperoni eating husband and his non-squash eating friend enjoyed the pepperoni flavor of this vegan-friendly treat. Whether you’re vegan or not, most store-bought pepperoni’s are HORRIBLE in terms of health.  Fat, preservatives, whatchmacallit add-ins…no thank you. Have flavor.  Have … Read More Garden Fresh “Pepperoni”


Mediterranean No-Meatballs

We’ve got protein.  We’ve got healthy fats.  We’ve got vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants and enzymes. These little babies boast a dynamic flavor and nutritional profile. These make perfect little party poppers but can also be enjoyed in more traditional ways, as on spaghetti or in a bun as a meatball sub. Ingredients ¼ cup Black Olives ¼ Red Onion, chopped ½ Red Pepper, chopped … Read More Mediterranean No-Meatballs


Raw Vegan “Deli” Slices

 I love this!  It is quick, easy, and delicious!  I left out the gill portion for presentation.  Stacked on a sandwich, it looked like sliced deli meat.  The presentation is perfect and the flavor is amazing! Ingredients Portobello Mushroom Caps (1 per person) “Meaty” Marinade (May substitute with any savory sauce you like but this one, frankly, rawks!) 1/8 cup + 1 tsp Extra … Read More Raw Vegan “Deli” Slices