Now All of 2009!Recipes

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November 2009

Squash Soup


Add and cook till very soft:


Makes about 8 cups

Layered Salad

Use a clear bowl with steep sides to show the beautiful layers of this salad. The bowl should be able to hold at least three gallons for this recipe. The idea is to get about one to two inches of each vegetable, then layer veganaise on top and allow the salad to marinate overnight.

Layer, salting lightly:


Blend until very creamy:

Add and blend again until smooth:

Shepherd’s Pie

Peel and cook:

Mash with soy milk, vegetable butter spread, salt and onion power to taste—just like mashed potatoes. Spread over an oiled 9 × 12 casserole about 1 inch thick and up the sides. Prepare filling.


Cook, stirring gently until gently bubbling:



Lower heat, put a lid on, and cook until vegetables are tender.

Add gravy, pour into potato crust. Put potatoes in 1 inch layer over the filling, leaving a space in the center for visual appeal.

Lentil Loaf


cooked lentils

Lay out in a 9x 12 casserole, put a layer of catsup on top. Bake at 350 for an hour.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Cook together until dissolved:

Cream together:


Line a sprayed cookie sheet with pineapple slices. Pour sugar/margarine mixture over. Pour the cake mixture over that. Bake at 350 until golden brown.

August 2009

Grapenuts Crust

Process in food processor:

Stir in:

Press into pie shell and bake five minutes. Makes two pie shells.

Mango Filling

Mix well in saucepan and bring to a slow boil. Pour into prepared crust.

Coconut Flan

Pour a layer of maple syrup on the bottom of a pie pan (about ¼ cup).

Mix and gently boil:


Agar mixture

Pour into prepared pie plate and bake at 350 for about 30 minutes or until the top is slightly browned. Chill. To serve, cut in slices and plate, drizzling with maple syrup.

Soy Whipped Cream

Blend on high speed:

May 2009

Cabbage Rolls


Adjust seasonings. Wrap, top with tomato sauce and bake at 350 for about 45 min.

Steak and Onions

Braise, then add 1 C water and boil off.

Raspberry-Ginger Lemonade


Put through a strainer into a pitcher.


½ C frozen raspberries
1 C lemon juice
1 C sugar
1 C water

Pour into pitcher. Add 5 additional C water, some ice cubes and a few more frozen raspberries.

Rice Confetti

Appealing to the eye and kind to the lips, this dessert is rice in her prettiest church dress.


Mix well:

Chill well and eat!

Besto Pesto

Bright green and flavor-packed, pesto is sublime on noodles, bread, chips or as a facial for dermatologically-challenged hobbits.

Blend well:

February 2009

Sweet Potato Souffle


After mixing well, blend in batches in a blender or food processer until smooth. Pour into an oiled 9×12 pan.

Crumb topping—mix:

Place crumb topping on sweet potato mixture and back at 350 for about 30-45 minutes or until the topping is golden brown.

Mixed Berry Pie


Pie Crust


Blend in blender:

Make a little trough in the middle of the flour mixture, and pour in the liquid ingredients. Mix with a fork until the mixture forms a ball. Divide into two parts. Roll out each part into a large circle, placing one on the bottom of a pie tin. Pour in the berry mixture. Place the top crust over that and trim and flute edges. Poke holes in the top. Bake at 350 for about an hour or until the top crust is golden brown.

Soy Cream

Place in blender:

While the blender runs on high speed, drip in slowly about ½ cup of light colored oil. This should thicken the mixture. Stir (don’t use the blender) in ¼ teaspoon lemon juice and chill.

Coconut Rice

Brown in oven at 250 until light golden brown:

Wash the rice after it cools and put in a pot with:

Bring to a boil. DO NOT STIR. Lower heat to simmering and cook for about 25-45 minutes, checking frequently to make sure there is still liquid on the bottom. If needed, add more water until rice is tender.

Pepper “Steak”

Saute, in order:

When peppers and onions are tender, add:

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