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Roasted Harvest Vegetables

 Servings: 4 This simple technique relies on farm-fresh veggies at peak flavor – not exact measurements – for success. Enough vegetables to cover the bottom of a rimmed 12″x15″ baking sheet in a single layer will serve approximately 4 guests.  NOTE: Try mixing any combination of vegetables to create endless – delicious – and colorful –…

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Quinoa Pilaf

 Source: Whole Foods Market Servings: 4 Dried cherries and toasted pecans add wonderful flavor and color to this quinoa dish. Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup fresh chopped chives 2 cups vegetable broth Sea salt, to taste Ground pepper, to taste 1/3 cup dried cherries (optional) 1/4 cup chopped…

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Crockpot Sweet Potatoes and Cranberries

 Source: Food.com (Chicagoland Chef du Jour) Servings: 6 Original recipe found at Food.com (http://healthy.food.com/recipe/crock-pot-sweet-potatoes-cranberries-with-toasted-pecans-267920) Ingredients 3 sweet potatoes, uncooked, peel, and dice 1 cup cranberries, fresh (defrosted) or 1 cup frozen cranberries, can omit (defrosted) 1 apple, peeled & diced 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup orange juice 1/2…

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Creamy Potato Salad

 Source: http://www.hsus.org/web-files/PDF/farm/gve.pdf Servings: 6 Ingredients 8 to 10 medium-sized potatoes (yellow or red work well) 2 tablespoons olive oil (sub a different type of oil if it is a strict fast day) 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 cup vegan mayonnaise, such as Vegenaise or Nayonaise 2 tablespoons yellow mustard 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1…

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Classic Baked Acorn Squash

 Source: Spiral Path Farm (http://www.spiralpathfarm.com/acorn_squash.html) Servings: 2-4 If the current fast permits dairy, substitute butter for the vegan margarine. Ingredients 1 Acorn squash 1 tbsp vegan margarine (I use Earth Balance) 2 tbsp brown sugar 2 tsp maple syrup dash of salt Directions Cut the acorn squash in half, lengthwise, from stem to end. Use…