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Tempeh Sausage Crumbles

Posted by on Jun 19, 2011 in Breakfast, Pasta, Pasta Side dishes, Recipes, Sides, Tempeh, Tempeh, Tofu, Seitan | 2 comments

Tempeh Sausage Crumbles

2 packages soy tempeh (total of 16 oz) 2 TBSP fennel seeds 2 tsps dried basil 2 tsps dried oregano 1 tsp red pepper flakes 1 tsp dried sage (or 3/4 tsp ground sage) 4 garlic cloves, minced or crushed 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 TBSPs extra virgin olive oil 3 TBSPs lemon juice (juice of 1 lemon) In a large saute pan, crumble the tempeh (using your hands) and add enough water to almost cover it (about 3/4 cup). Over medium heat, cover pan & steam the tempeh until the water is absorbed, about 10 minutes. Drain any remaining water (if necessary), or cook it off with the pan uncovered. Add the rest...

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Sweet Potato Homefries

Posted by on Apr 18, 2010 in Breakfast, Potatoes, Recipes, Sides, Vegetables | 2 comments

Sweet Potato Homefries

coconut oil, butter or ghee sweet potatoes, peeled cinnamon (optional) Shred sweet potato and saute in oil for about 10 mins or until cooked to your liking. ________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~ I just love when simplicity is this good ~ We enjoy this for breakfast along side eggs (instead of toast). It’s great plain (especially cooked in coconut oil), but when I’m in a cinnamon-y mood, I sprinkle some over the top & dig in. Of course, it can be a side dish for lunch or dinner as well.  Feel free to fry up some onions...

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One Minute Applesauce

Posted by on Apr 17, 2010 in Breakfast, Condiments, etc..., Recipes, Sauces, Gravys, Sides, Toppings | 0 comments

One Minute Applesauce

4 apples, peeled & roughly chopped pinch of cinnamon (optional) Chop apples (removing seeds & core). Place in food processor w/ cinnamon & blend until smooth. If using a Vitamix, no need to peel the apples. (see demonstration video below) Serves 4. ________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~ Ridiculously quick, easy & amazingly tasty. My kids go NUTS for this. I make it several times a week as part of our breakfast. ~ Use crisp, firm apples, not the softer, mealier types. Our favorite apples to use are BRAEBURN, PINK LADY, GALA,...

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