All posts in the ‘ Vegan Recipes ’ Category


Spring Renewal: Greens Meet Grains

March 24, 2015 | Comments Off on Spring Renewal: Greens Meet Grains

Now that spring is here and our surrounding flora and fauna are emerging from their winter slumbers, we too can experience a renewal. One way we can achieve this is by consciously eating more fruits, vegetables and whole grains. According to a Harvard.edu article, fresh produce and grains, like brown… Read the Rest »

Holiday Party Watercress Cocktail

December 2, 2014 | Comments Off on Holiday Party Watercress Cocktail

Have you ever heard of a “croptail?” Neither had we, until we found this watercress cocktail recipe from Hemispheres Magazine. A “croptail” is a vegetable-based cocktail, such as a Bloody Mary. Austin Carson, from Denver’s Mizuna restaurant, wanted to venture beyond the usual concoctions, so he created the Prudence and… Read the Rest »

Sautéed Watercress with Cranberries, Pine Nuts and Raisins for Thanksgiving

November 25, 2014 | Comments Off on Sautéed Watercress with Cranberries, Pine Nuts and Raisins for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving week is finally here! To show our thanks, we wanted to share a recipe that not only complements the seasonal flavors of this classic holiday meal, but also is packed with flavor and nutrition. Best of all, this scrumptious superfood recipe is quick and easy to prepare. Ingredients (Serves… Read the Rest »

Spicy Tofu Butter Lettuce Wraps for Vegan Month

November 18, 2014 | Comments Off on Spicy Tofu Butter Lettuce Wraps for Vegan Month

Nowadays, people become vegan for many reasons. It may be as a stance against animal cruelty, to reduce their carbon footprint, or simply as a healthy lifestyle choice. While we don’t purport to be anti-meat or dairy, as you may have gathered from our previous recipe posts, we do agree… Read the Rest »

Green Smoothie with Upland Cress

February 7, 2014 | 2 Comments

Oh the joys of smoothies. They are easy to make and super nutritious. This green smoothie recipe was inspired by Carrie on Vegan.  Her green smoothie had watercress which we substituted with upland cress.  The flavor of upland cress is close to watercress with a mild flavor with a delicate sharpness.  The… Read the Rest »

Best Lettuce Recipe: Vegan Tempeh Tacos

June 5, 2013 | Comments Off on Best Lettuce Recipe: Vegan Tempeh Tacos

Today’s recipe is a hot seller in our home and was created by our wonderful friend, Melissa Costello, who is a vegan chef in the Santa Barbara community. These tempeh tacos are loaded with protein and taste incredible. For those who are new to tempeh, it is a mixture of… Read the Rest »