Sandwiches

Chicken Salad

Posted by on Aug 15, 2012 in Chicken, Entrees, Non-Leafy Salads, Recipes, Salads, Sandwiches, Sandwiches | 0 comments

Chicken Salad

2 TBSP coconut oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb pastured chicken breast, cut into strips salt and pepper to taste 3 carrots, shredded 1/2 cup creamy dressing (preferably homemade) Heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for about 2 minutes, until just beginning to color. Add chicken strips, sprinkle with salt & pepper, and saute until cooked through – approx 10 mins. Remove chicken from pan, place in a glass container with cover, and refrigerate until cool. Cut chicken into small pieces and combine with shredded carrot. Mix in dressing and enjoy. Serves...

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Greek Salad Pita

Posted by on Dec 21, 2011 in Non-Leafy Salads, Pita, Recipes, Salads, Sandwiches | 2 comments

Greek Salad Pita

FILLING: about a quarter of a medium cucumber, diced 10 grape tomatoes (give or take), cut in half diced red onion to taste (roughly 2 TBSP) 10 black olives (give or take), pitted & cut in half 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 2 TBSP lemon juice 1 & 1/2 TBSP extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp dried oregano (or 1 TBSP chopped fresh) DRESSING: 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1 TBSP chopped, fresh mint leaves a few dashes of pure salt freshly ground black pepper 2 whole grain or sprouted pitas Mix together filling ingredients and fill 2 pitas. Combine dressing ingredients and drizzle into each...

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Tempeh Reuben

Posted by on Apr 3, 2011 in Recipes, Sandwiches, Tempeh, Tempeh, Tofu, Seitan, Warm Sandwiches | 1 comment

Tempeh Reuben

______________________________________________________________________________ 1. MAKE BASIC-FRIED-TEMPEH <—-click: oil of choice a few cloves of garlic, chopped 2 packages of soy tempeh 1 – 2 TBSP soy sauce ______________________________________________________________________________ 2. MAKE DRESSING by mixing together the following (or use store-bought Russian/Thousand Island): 1/3 cup MAYO 1 TBSP relish 2 TBSP ketchup (This makes enough for 3 or 4 sandwiches) _____________________________________________________________________________ 3.  TOAST BREAD and add tempeh...

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Lettuce Wraps

Posted by on Mar 20, 2011 in Photo Slide Show, Recipes, Sandwiches, Wraps | 0 comments

Lettuce Wraps

Lettuce wraps are great as a light lunch & just fun to rotate in every once in a while  =) What you need: several large romaine leaves filling of choice dip (optional) Some filling ideas: ~  tuna fish ~  egg salad ~  turkey & cheese ~  chicken salad ~  chickpea-salad (my kids’ favorite filling) ~  tempeh-salad ~  tomatoes/mozzarella/Italian dressing ~  chunky-bean-spread/sprouts/mustard ~  bacon/tomato/mayo ~  tomato-salad ~  apple slices/feta/walnuts/Italian dressing ~  hummus & tabuli ~  avocado/tomato/red onion/Italian dressing ~  cukes/tomatoes/yogurt ~...

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Roasted Eggplant & Tomato Salad Sandwich

Posted by on Aug 22, 2010 in Photo Slide Show, Recipes, Sandwiches, Warm Sandwiches | 0 comments

Roasted Eggplant & Tomato Salad Sandwich

eggplant, peeled & cut into rounds extra virgin olive oil pure salt & freshly ground pepper to taste TOMATO SALAD<—–(click to view simple reciepe) bread of choice fresh basil (optional) feta cheese or fresh mozzarella (optional) Pre-heat broiler. Lay eggplant on broiler sheet, brush with olive oil & sprinkle w/ salt & pepper. Cook under broiler until done to your liking (about 10 or 15 mins). Remove tray from oven & turn eggplant slices over. Brush second side with olive oil, and broil again until they look good. Layer eggplant and tomato salad on your...

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Toasted Cheese & Apple Sandwich

Posted by on Jul 7, 2010 in Photo Slide Show, Recipes, Sandwiches, Warm Sandwiches | 0 comments

Toasted Cheese & Apple Sandwich

shredded cheddar cheese peeled, shredded apple your favorite bread Mix together equal parts of shredded cheese & apple. Spread on each bread slice & place them in a toaster oven for a few minutes. A sprinkle of cinnamon is nice over the top if you’re in the mood. ___________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES:  For those with various food restrictions, this recipe falls into the following categories: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Egg Free, Nut Free, Sugar Free, Grain Free, Vegan, Raw If eating gluten free, be sure to use a certified gluten free...

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TLT

Posted by on Jun 6, 2010 in Recipes, Sandwiches, Tempeh, Tempeh, Tofu, Seitan | 0 comments

TLT

(dairy free) Lightlife organic smoky tempeh strips (fakin’ bacon) lettuce tomato mayo your favorite bread You can make this gluten & sugar free if you marinate your own tempeh….  Slice it thinly, and marinate in a mixture of gluten free soy sauce, liquid smoke, and a little onion powder. (using gluten free bread) If interested in making homemade mayo, click...

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Cottage Cheese & Apple Butter Sandwich

Posted by on Jun 1, 2010 in Recipes, Sandwiches, Sandwiches | 0 comments

Cottage Cheese & Apple Butter Sandwich

cottage cheese apple butter cinnamon thinly sliced apples (optional) ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: This is my son’s favorite lunchbox sandwich. Sometimes I add a layer of thinly sliced apple in addition to the apple butter. For more ideas on ways to enjoy cottage cheese click HERE  For those with various food restrictions, this recipe falls into the following categories: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Egg Free, Nut Free, Sugar Free, Grain Free, Vegan, Raw If you’re eating gluten free, be sure to use a...

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Tempeh Salad Sandwich

Posted by on May 6, 2010 in Recipes, Salads, Sandwiches, Warm Salads, Warm Sandwiches | 0 comments

Tempeh Salad Sandwich

coconut oil 8 oz package of soy tempeh, cut into strips 1 TBSP tamari/soy sauce 2 TBSP fresh parsley, chopped (or more) 1 TBSP fresh basil, chopped (or more) 2 carrots, grated 1 scallion, diced high quality mayo to taste Heat the oil in skillet over medium heat and cook the tempeh strips until nicely browned on both sides (adding extra oil as needed). Remove from heat, stir soy sauce, and chop tempeh into smaller pieces. In a medium mixing bowl, add all the ingredients (including mayo) and mix...

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Tomato, Basil & Mayo Sandwich

Posted by on Apr 30, 2010 in Recipes, Sandwiches, Sandwiches | 0 comments

Tomato, Basil & Mayo Sandwich

~ This is best in summertime with very fresh tomatoes – right off the vine. ~ This sandwich is particularly nice with garlic-mayo (click HERE if you want to learn how to make your own).  For those with various food restrictions, this recipe falls into the following categories: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Egg Free, Nut Free, Sugar Free, Grain Free, Vegan, Raw If you’re eating gluten free, be sure to use a certified gluten free bread. Check your mayo ingredients if eating sugar free (or make your...

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Date-Nut Sandwich Spread

Posted by on Apr 30, 2010 in Condiments, etc..., Recipes, Sandwiches, Sandwiches, Spreads | 0 comments

Date-Nut Sandwich Spread

8 oz organic cream cheese 3/4 cup pitted dates (or less) 1/2 cup walnuts Place dates in a food processor & process until coarsely chopped. Add cream cheese & walnuts & process again until combined. Spread on your favorite bread. Save extra spread in a sealed container in the fridge. ______________________________________________________________________________________ SIDE NOTES: ~ Adapted from “1000 Vegetarian Recipes.” ~ This spread is on the sweet side, so use less dates if you like it milder.  For those avoiding certain foods, this recipe falls into the...

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Chunky Bean Spread Sandwich

Posted by on Apr 30, 2010 in Adzuki, Condiments, etc..., Pinto, Recipes, Sandwiches, Sandwiches, Spreads | 0 comments

Chunky Bean Spread Sandwich

Add to food processor: 1/2 medium red bell pepper 1/2 medium zucchini 1/3 cup pimiento-stuffed green olives 1 or 2 scallions (green part only). Pulse just a few times to keep a chunky texture. Add the following ingredients & pulse again: 2 cans pinto or adzuki beans rinsed & drained 1 TBSP lemon juice 1/2 tsp (rounded) chili powder 1/2 tsp (rounded) ground cumin. ~ Keep it as chunky or make it as smooth as you want. Spread on your favorite bread, add sprouts, mayo or mustard, tomato if you feel like it, etc… Adapted from “Vegetarian Express”  For those...

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