Posts Written OnJuly 2014

BBQ Tempeh

Matt’s BBQ sauce makes chicken and ribs succulent and sweet, especially when the ribs cooked in the slow cooker…. yummmmm. But as his fiancé (moi) likes to eat vegan 5 days a week, he’s recently gotten creative with it. So here’s Matt’s BBQ sauce recipe with tempeh BBQ Sauce 1 onion 1 garlic clove 1 can of tomato paste 4 tbsp tamari (or soy sauce) 1 1/2 tbsp of Worcester sauce (gluten-free options available) 3 tbsp honey 2 tbsp brown rice syrup (alternately you can use molasses or brown sugar) 1 tbsp chili powder 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp…

Cold Cucumber Soup

It’s been quite hot lately so using the oven to cook dinner is not a popular option in the house. This cold cucumber soup is ready in a few minutes and really refreshing.  It makes a great appetizer, lunch or very light dinner. 2 large cucumbers, peeled and cut into rough slices 1 large avocado 2 scallions, green and white parts included, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon sea salt (to taste) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (or to taste) Next time I will try using a bit of cayenne pepper to add a little kick. Mango Salsa…