Side Dishes

Southern-Style Vegan Cornbread

Posted by on Mar 2, 2013 in Meatless Meals in March, Recipes, Side Dishes | 0 comments

Southern-Style Vegan Cornbread

PrintSouthern-Style Vegan Cornbread 10 minutes30 minutes Yield: 8 servings Ingredients1 tablespoon vinegar 1 1/2 cups nondairy milk (Almond, Rice, Soy, Coconut, etc.) 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2-3/4 cup evaporated cane juice or 1/2 cup agave nectar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon EnerG egg replacer powder (do not premix with water) 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup very warm water Evaporated cane juice to sprinkle on top (optional)InstructionsPreheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place skillet into the oven to heat up. Sift together all dry...

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Easy Spanish Rice

Posted by on Feb 12, 2013 in Recipes, Side Dishes | 0 comments

Easy Spanish Rice

PrintEasy Spanish Rice 5 minutes40 minutesTotal Time: 45 minutes Yield: 6 servings Ingredients1 cup uncooked rice 1 medium onion, chopped (I like onions so I used a large one) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (I used olive oil) 2 1/2 cups water 1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce 1 small green bell pepper, chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 3/4 teaspoon chili powder 1/8 teaspoon garlic powderInstructionsIn a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add rice and onion and cook (about 5-10 minutes) stirring occasionally, until rice is golden brown and onion is tender. Stir in remaining ingredients and...

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Southwestern Pasta Salad

Posted by on Feb 1, 2013 in Recipes, Side Dishes | 0 comments

Southwestern Pasta Salad

Quick, easy, and delicious, serve this side dish with meatless tacos and one of our salads for a meal everyone will love! Ingredients 1/2 lb tricolor pasta 1/2 cup frozen corn 1/2 cup canned black beans 3 green onions, chopped 2 Roma tomatoes, diced 1 avocado, diced 1 bell pepper, diced (any color or mixture of colors) You may also add a chopped jalapeno pepper for added heat 1 tablespoon minced cilantro 1 clove minced garlic 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh squeezed lime juice 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin Directions Bring a large pot of...

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Vegan Almond Green Beans

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in Recipes, Side Dishes | 0 comments

Vegan Almond Green Beans

This is a very flexible and delicious recipe that can work with other veggies too, like mushrooms or shallots. 2 1/4 pounds green beans, ends trimmed 1-2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 large red bell peppers, thinly sliced 1 large onion, thinly sliced 3/4 cup almonds 1/4 cup chopped fresh marjoram (dried is okay too) 2 tablespoons Earth Balance, or other non-dairy butter Directions Boil green beans in large pot of boiling salted water until just crisp-tender, 5-10 minutes. (You can also steam them.) Drain. Rinse with cold water. Drain well. Set aside. Heat 2 tablespoons extra-virgin...

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