Tortilla Soup

Kate JanzenCooking, Main Dish, Savory, SoupLeave a Comment

The sneaky trick to this delicious delight is using fresh vegetable juice for the broth. It makes the flavor far more robust and therefore lessens the need for salt. I use Southwest Spice Blend as the seasoning, which does have some salt in it. But you can easily leave that out and add your own spices.

Breaded Cauliflower

Kate JanzenBaking, Cooking, Main Dish, SavoryLeave a Comment

Imagine lemon pepper chicken, but not at all. More like chicken poppers, but with cauliflower. Caulifoppers? This recipe started with the need for a breaded chicken substitute in my rendition of “Sweet & Sour Orange Chicken,” (for the orange sauce, go here) and ended up as a go-to meal all on it’s own. There are several different ways to cook … Read More

Garlic Dill Dip

Kate JanzenCooking, Dip, Quick and easy, Sauce, SavoryLeave a Comment

Who needs ranch dressing when there’s garlic and dill to the rescue. Dip any and all vegetables in this glorious creamy delight, use as a main sauce on top of rice, a spread on toast, sandwich, etc. The possibilities are endless. My husband and I ate an entire head of my breaded cauliflower in one sitting with this dip. We … Read More

Vegan Ground Beef

Kate JanzenCooking, Main Dish, SavoryLeave a Comment

Use this anywhere you would normally have ground beef. Top pizza with it. Throw it in your spaghetti. Stuff a bell pepper with it. Or sprinkle on top of a baked potato with Velvegan Cheese sauce. NOTE! This recipe requires a special ingredient: Benson’s no salt seasoning blend “Masterpiece.” You can still do without it, and add your own mix … Read More

Velvegan Cheese

Kate JanzenCooking, Main Dish, Quick and easy, Savory, SnacksLeave a Comment

This bright yellow sauce will give even the most stubborn cheese lover a run for their money. Nothing *truly* compares to cheese, but holy wow does this come close! Use this for Mac ‘n Cheese, nachos, tacos, baked potatoes, whatever your heart desires. (When used with other foods, it REALLY tricks the tongue) My husband, a die hard cheese lover, … Read More

Sweet & Savory Orange Sauce

Kate JanzenCooking, Main Dish, SavoryLeave a Comment

This is a vegan, oil/soy/gluten free take on Sweet&Sour chicken. Clearly, not the same thing, but a delicious and fulfilling meal non-the-less. This particular page is the recipe for the orange sauce, see the Breaded Cauliflower page for the “chicken” part of this meal.