Un-Recipes = Super Quick Plant-Based Food Strategies
An Un-Recipe is a simple formula to make delicious food. As you cook, taste it! Add more seasoning if needed.. Experiment with changing the ingredients.
When selecting ingredients (e.g. pasta sauce), ideally select vegan, low fat, low sugar, low salt!
Microwave, eat with whole grain tortilla or bread, onion, tomato, salsa, hummus, …
2 cups water per cup lentils. Boil 20 minutes. Add a packet of taco seasoning. Serve over brown rice, whole grain tortillas, blue chips, salad, cabbage ...
Whole Grain Pasta
Boil whole grain pasta 10 minutes. Enjoy w/ marinara sauce. Sprinkle nutritional yeast! Mix in roasted veggies (garlic, onion, pepper, …) or leftover veggies.
Pierce, bake 400 degrees for 40 minutes. Eat them alone. OK or add a little vegan butter, hummus, black beans, ...
Vegetable Bean Soup
Add veggies to pot e.g. garlic, onions, peppers, celery, carrots. Add vegetable stock, vinegar, cooked beans. Add Italian spices, bay leaf, adobo seasoning. Scoop ⅓ into a blender and blend. Return to soup.
Beans & Grains
Boil brown rice, quinoa, or other whole grain for 20-40 minutes. Drain. Add cooked beans. Season with salsa, cumin, chili powder, adobo.
Veggie and Bean Quesadillas
Heat whole grain tortilla in nonstick skillet. Add fat-free refried beans. Top with chopped veggies (tomato, bell pepper, spinach, onion, cilantro, red cabbage…). Add salsa, lime juice, hummus, .... Nutritional yeast if you like. Fold and enjoy.
2 cups water per cup lentils. Add chopped onions, garlic, peppers, ginger. Boil 20 minutes. Turn off heat, add soymilk & curry powder & adobo to taste.