Watermelon Cake

13 Sep

watermelon cake

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  • 1 small watermelon
  • 2 cups dairy free Cool Whip – defrosted
  • Fruit and/or nuts for decorating – I used strawberries and nectarines

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Chili

5 Sep

chili recipe

Recipe adapted from All Recipes

  • 2 pounds ground beef chuck
  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 3 (15 ounce) cans chili beans, drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chili beans in spicy sauce
  • 2 (28 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with juice
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 green chile peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon bacon bits
  • 4 cubes beef bouillon
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce (e.g. Tabasco™)
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 (10.5 ounce) bag corn chips such as Fritos®
  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded soy cheese – I used Trader Joe’s brand

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Zucchini Potato Soup

28 Aug

Zucchini potato soup

Recipe adapted from My Recipes

  • 1 medium leek
  • 4 bacon slices
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 cups low-sodium fat-free chicken broth
  • 1 pound zucchini, sliced (about 3 small squash)
  • 1/2 pound small new potatoes, quartered
  • 3/4 cup soy milk
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

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Dairy Free Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

17 Aug

dairy free mint chocolate chip ice cream

Recipe adapted from Butter with a Side of Bread

  • 2 cups Silk unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup Silk vanilla soy milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. mint extract
  • Green food coloring – I just dip a toothpick into my Wilson gel food coloring and then dip that into my mix for a slight green
  • 1-2 oz chocolate – I used 100% cocoa Ghirardelli bars

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Maple Salmon

4 Aug

maple salmon

Recipe from Allrecipes.com

  •  1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound fresh salmon

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Blueberry Cupcakes

27 Jul

blueberry cupcakes

Recipe from The Baking Robot

Reduction:

  • 2 cups blueberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch

Cupcakes:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-3/4 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup soy milk

Frosting:

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups powdered sugar

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Slow Cooker Lentil Minestrone Soup

15 Jul

This recipe is dairy free and gluten free.

Recipe from Crockpot365.com

  • 2 cups lentils, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced carrot
  • 1 onion, peeled and diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes (with juice!)
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups hearty torn greens, like kale or chard (if you’d prefer spinach, stir in before serving)
  • 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth (optional: add another 1 to 2 cups of broth if you’d like before serving)

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Egg Rolls

22 Jun

eggrolls

Recipe from Steamy Kitchen

This recipe is dairy free

  • 50 Spring/Egg Roll Wrappers (about 2 packages), defrosted unopened at room temperature for 45 minutes or in the refrigerator overnight
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch (or flour) mixed with ¼ cup of cool water to seal egg roll
  • Oil, for frying

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Irish Coffee Cupcakes

15 Jun

irish coffee cupcakes

Recipe from Bourbon and Boots

This recipe is NOT dairy free.

Chocolate Cake Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup freshly brewed coffee
  • ½ cup buttermilk (1/2 cup any milk (soy, almond, 2%, etc. and 1 tsp white vinegar. Let sit for 20 minutes)
  • ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • Irish whiskey (for sprinkling over baked cupcakes)

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Chicken Fried Rice

9 Jun

chicken fried rice

Recipe from Iowa Girl Eats

This recipe is dairy free

  • 2 cups prepared rice (I used regular brown rice)
  • 1 chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces and seasoned with salt & pepper (could use leftover cooked chicken)
  • 1/2 cup frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 egg
  • 3 teaspoons sesame or wok oil, divided
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce

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