Dairy-Free Caesar Salad Dressing: #218 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

We have salad almost every day for lunch, so it’s nice every now and then to try a different dressing to go on top. This is a lovely, garlicky, lemony Caesar salad dressing without the dairy and eggs you might find in a traditional version. Happy munching! This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to createContinue reading “Dairy-Free Caesar Salad Dressing: #218 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Decadent Raw Plant-Based Brownies (with Thick Frosting!) : #217 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

If you’re looking for a brownie that’s incredibly satisfying and chocolatey, has no wheat or dairy, and doesn’t require baking, look no further! These fudgy morsels can be thrown together in 15 minutes and will be devoured in about the same amount of time if you don’t hide some of them for later! Thanks toContinue reading “Decadent Raw Plant-Based Brownies (with Thick Frosting!) : #217 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Funje (Cassava Porridge): #216 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

When I learned that cassava flour is a basic daily staple food for about half a billion people on Earth, my first thought was, what’s a cassava? And I was curious to try it. Turns out it’s a drought-tolerant plant whose roots provide a source of carbohydrates when ground up into a flour. In Angola,Continue reading “Funje (Cassava Porridge): #216 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Vegan Potstickers/Gyoza/Mandu Dumplings: #214 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

Many cultures have a filled dumpling kind of food: samosas, empanadas, pierogies, ravioli, mochi, blueberry buns… Maybe we’re on a quest to try them all! In Japan and Korea these marvels are savory and can be filled with veggies like cabbage and mushrooms. They’re fun to cook, steamed on one side and fried on theContinue reading “Vegan Potstickers/Gyoza/Mandu Dumplings: #214 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Black Forest Apricot Cupcakes (Very Fudgy!): #212 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

The normal chocolate-cherry combination typical of German black forest cake isn’t my favorite flavor medley, but with apricots and the extreme fudginess of this recipe, I could eat these cupcakes all day long! It’s a modification of our chocolate zucchini cake recipe, only fudgier. Hope you enjoy this decadent and healthy plant-based treat. 🙂 ThisContinue reading “Black Forest Apricot Cupcakes (Very Fudgy!): #212 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Paqa’s Scottish Scones: #211 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

My mom used to make these for breakfast on weekends, but you could whip a batch up for a British tea time too. They’re delicate little scones that you break in half and load up with berries and whipped cream. Definitely best eaten when they’re warm. Each bite is like a dream. This is partContinue reading “Paqa’s Scottish Scones: #211 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Plant-Based Cinnamon Rolls: #210 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

These warm, gooey cinnamon rolls disappeared very quickly at our house. Even better that they’re plant-based without dairy or eggs to cause our bodies and our planet suffering. Hope you enjoy them! Thanks to Dana and John for inspiration. This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainable meals for our family and hopefully yours.Continue reading “Plant-Based Cinnamon Rolls: #210 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Canadian Hodgepodge Stew: #210 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

Hodgepodge is a bit like taking whatever vegetables you have left from your garden and tossing them into a big, nourishing stew. I learned about it from the East Coast of Canada, but no doubt there are similar recipes wherever people grow food. It’s very rewarding to turn leftover things into delicious things! This isContinue reading “Canadian Hodgepodge Stew: #210 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

Japanese Milk Bread (Plant-Based): #209 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

The overnight rise in this recipe is totally worth the fluffy, soft texture for which Japanese milk bread is known. It’s an unusual, brioche-like bread recipe that starts with making a kind of roux, or thick flour paste, that gets mixed into the rest of the dough as you go. Then it gets finished offContinue reading “Japanese Milk Bread (Plant-Based): #209 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”

5-Minute Oven S’mores: #208 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments

Graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate, all melted together over a campfire. It’s a classic Girl Scout recipe, but you don’t need to be camping to enjoy the gooey and crunchy sweetness. Here’s how to make them under a low broil in your own kitchen oven. Yay! This is part of our 1,000 Food Experiments to create sustainableContinue reading “5-Minute Oven S’mores: #208 of 1000 Sustainable Food Experiments”