Vegan

Banana-Apricot-Almond Biscotti (Vegan Recipe)

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Print Banana-Apricot-Almond Biscotti (Vegan Recipe) Author: Chef Kelly Yorke Serves: 28 Slices   Foods that contain tryptophan like bananas, chia seeds and nuts, and foods that contain potassium and magnesium like dried apricots, can help you defend off insomnia especially if you pair them with a caffeine-free warm beverage, get plenty of exercise during the day and […]

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Blueberry-Barley Bread Bars

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Print Blueberry-Barley Bread Bars Author: Chef Kelly Yorke Serves: 16 Bars   These bread bars are low on the glycemic load scale and therefore they are a good snack option for pre-diabetics and diabetics. They can also be served as a vegan meal accompaniment, as well. The texture is crumbly and rustic with a subtle hint of […]

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Chilled Cucumber, Cashew & Mukimame Soup

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Print Chilled Cucumber, Cashew & Mukimame Soup Author: Chef Kelly Yorke Serves: 4 Servings   This is a bone-healthy and vegan-friendly recipe that doesn’t include any dairy ingredients to achieve its creamy taste and texture. Instead, nutrient-rich mukimame (pre-shelled edamame) and cashew milk contributes to the silky-soft mouth and flavor of this lovely chilled soup that is […]

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Crispy, Spicy Mukimame Bean Snack

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Print Crispy, Spicy Mukimame Bean Snack Author: Chef Kelly Yorke Serves: 1.5 Cups   Mukimame are shelled immature soybeans. You can buy them frozen in many grocery stores. Roasting them until they are crisp and then seasoning them with these ingredients produces a delicious, spicy and tangy, snack that is low on the glycemic index and therefore […]

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Dairy & Egg Free French Toast (Vegan)

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Print Dairy & Egg Free French Toast (Vegan) Author: Chef Kelly Yorke Serves: 12 Slices   Dairy milk and eggs are swapped with almond milk and Bird’s Custard Powder so those who are restricted from eating dairy and eggs can enjoy this classic breakfast comfort food. Instead of serving the French toast with typical pancake syrup swap […]

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Homemade Harissa Spice Rub Mix

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Print Homemade Harissa Spice Rub Mix Author: Chef Kelly Yorke Serves: ¾ cup   Harissa is a fiery chili paste or spice blend mix used liberally in Tunisia, other North African countries and the Middle East to flavor all kinds of foods and dishes such as soups, stews, tagines, marinades, hummus, couscous, vegetables, dips etc. The recipe […]

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Hot Bedtime Beverage, Tart Cherry-Vanilla Decaf Tea

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Print Hot Bedtime Beverage, Tart Cherry-Vanilla Decaf Tea Author: Chef Kelly Yorke Serves: 1 Cup   Tart cherries – especially the Montmorency variety, are a very good food source of melatonin. Melatonin is a hormone produced in the pineal gland of the brain that helps regulate your sleep cycles. Drinking this tasty beverage before going to bed […]

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IBS Friendly Oven-Braised Sliced Potatoes

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Print IBS Friendly Oven-Braised Sliced Potatoes Author: Chef Kelly Yorke   Sliced potatoes are oven-braised until tender in a bone stock that is seasoned with cumin and then topped with lignin-rich ground flax and a mild southwestern blend of herbs and spices to offer a gentle side dish choice for those who suffer with IBS. Ingredients […]

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Citrus-Cumin Crusted Tofu with Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce and Sautéed Chipotle Spinach

Print Citrus-Cumin Crusted Tofu with Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce and Sautéed Chipotle Spinach Author: Chef Kelly Yorke Serves: 4 Servings   This is a recipe designed for “Vegans” featuring citrus-cumin crusted tofu slices with subtle southwestern undertones. However, if you are a health-conscious “Omnivore”, the tofu in this dish can be substituted with any ½” thick […]

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Menopause Relieving – Tempeh Curry Salad

Print Tempeh Curry Salad Recipe   This fruity-sweet and spicy filling features fermented soy products such as tempeh and tamari soy sauce that are known to help ease symptoms associated with menopause. Coconut products, although high in saturated fat, consist primarily of medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA’s), that are used by the body mostly for energy […]

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