Dessert · Vegan · Vegan Recipes

Peanut Butter Truffles

Ingredients: 1/3 cup (171 grams) peanut butter (I used creamy) 2 tablespoons butter (salted or unsalted; I used Smart Balance spread to make these vegan) 1/2 cup (60 grams) powdered sugar 1 cup (6 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips (I used Ghiradelli) 1 tablespoon vegetable shortening (optional) Sprinkles, if desired Directions: Cream together peanut butter and… Continue reading Peanut Butter Truffles

Sauces · Vegan Recipes

Homemade Barbecue Sauce

Homemade Barbecue Sauce Makes 7 cups of sauce, I normally halve the recipe Ingredients: 2 cups ketchup 2 cups tomato sauce (I normally use two 8-ounce cans) 1-1/4 cups brown sugar 1-1/4 cups red wine vinegar 1/2 cup unsulphured molasses 2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces 4 tablespoons mesquite flavored liquid smoke (hickory flavored… Continue reading Homemade Barbecue Sauce

Sauces · Vegan Recipes

Roasted Tomato Salsa

Roasted Tomato Salsa Makes 1-1/2 cups salsa Ingredients: 2 fresh jalapeno chiles 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled ½ cup finely chopped white onion (or yellow onion) 1 (15 ounce) can fire-roasted tomatoes 1/3 cup (loosely packed) roughly chopped cilantro 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice Salt Directions: Set a small skillet over medium heat. Lay the chiles… Continue reading Roasted Tomato Salsa

Salad · Vegan Recipes

Garlic Herb Croutons

Garlic Herb Croutons Makes 1 cup croutons Ingredients: 1 cup stale or fresh bread cubes (any French bread, ciabatta, baguette, or really any nice bread will do) Olive oil (Regular or extra-virgin is fine) 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried garlic powder Salt and black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to… Continue reading Garlic Herb Croutons