Cherry Almond Quinoa Bars

Ingredients SERVINGS: MAKES 12 Nonstick vegetable oil spray 1 cup chopped almonds ½ cup raw quinoa, rinsed ¼ cup raw pumpkin seeds ¼ cup raw sunflower seeds 1 cup dried tart cherries 2 tablespoons brown rice syrup ¾ teaspoon kosher salt Directions Be sure to rinse the quinoa before toasting or these could end up…

Baked Falafel

Ingredients 1 cup dried chickpeas, soaked for 24 hours and drained (Do NOT use canned, texture will be too moist) 1/2 onion 6 tablespoons of chopped parsley and/or cilantro 2-3 cloves garlic 1 teaspoon cumin 2 teaspoons coriander 1 teaspoon chili powder pinch of cayenne 1 T olive oil (you will need more for the…

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

Ingredients For the lentil sauce 4T butter 2 onion, chopped 4 carrot, diced 1 head of celery, chopped 4 garlic clove, finely chopped 3 cups mushroom, sliced 2 bay leaf 1 tbsp dried thyme  2.5 cups dried green or brown lentil 1/3 cup red wine (optional) 1.7 quarts vegetable stock 3 tbsp tomato purée For the topping 4.5 lbs…