Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Coconut date cookies

 Coconut date Cookies
   Makes 25
Brown Sugarcup3/4
pastry flour (sifted)cup2
Baking soda (sifted)tsp1
shredded coconutscup1
Preheat oven to 350.
Hand chop dates into 1/4" pieces.
Beat Margerine and Sugar untill lightly fluffy.
Add flour and salt, mix well.
Boil the water; add baking soda to boiling water.
Add water/baking soda mix to butter/sugar mix.
Stir in date and shredded coconut.
Roll cookie dough into 1" diameter balls. Place on baking sheet on parchment paper.
Flatten the balls with fork.
Bake till slightly brown aprox 8-10 min

Sunflower Dressing

Sunflower Dressing
 advance prep Makes 1 qrt
Sunflower seedcup3/4
Apple cider vinegarcup1/4
canola oilcup1 1/2
Blend sunflower seed and half the water till smooth.
Add all ingredients and blend to mix thoroughly.

Day 10 - Vegetarian Chili

Day 10Vegetarian Chili
advance prepfor 125 servings
Olive oilTbsp20
onion1/2" piecescup10
celerybite size piecescup10
garlic (minced)cup2 1/2
Bay leavespcs30
cumin (ground)Tbsp5
salt to tasteTbsp7
Pepper to tasteTbsp5
chili powderTbsp5
Tomato diced (canned)can5
Kidney Beanssoak overnightcup5
Navy Beanssoak overnightcup5
Black Beanssoak overnightcup5
corn (frozen)cup10
Cook Beans seperately. Canned beans can be used as well.
Heat oil in a large pan. Add onions, carrot, celery. Coool till onions are transclucent.
Add garlic and bay leaves, cook for 5 min.
Add tomatoes, beans , corn and spices. Reduce heat and simmer.
Add water if needed to achieve chili consistancy.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Day 9 - Yeast Gravy

Day 9Yeasy Gravy
advance prepfor 125 servings
Canola OilCup4
Nutritional YeastCup4
Soy SauceTbsp3
Curry PowderTbsp3
Heat Oil over medium heat.
Add flour gradually , stirring with a whisk constantly until you get a paste.
Add remaining dry ingredients; Nutritional yeast, salt, curry powder.
Slowly add watere and whisk to draw it all together.
Let it simmer stirring to prevent burning at the bottom.
Turn heat off when it reaches a creamy consistancy.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Day 9 - Grain Pilaf

Day 9Grain Pilaf
advance prepfor 125 servings
cooked Grains
(rice, lentils etc)
sunflower seedscup13
celery mincedcup20
soy saucecup5
onion largechoppednumber13
canola oilcup2
salt to tasteTbsp5
pepper to tasteTbsp5
Quantity of grain is for cooked grains. Cook more if needed over and above the leftovers.
In a pan add oil and saute for 15 min. Add garlic and saute for another 5 min.
Add celery and carrots , saute for 10 min.
Add soy sauce, water and herbs; saute for 10 min.
Add grains to a baking pan and top with saute mix and sunflower seeds.
Bake at 375◦ for 25 min.

Day 8 - Baked Chickpeas

Day 8Baked Chickpeas
advance prepfor 125 servings
Chickpeas (dry)soak, cookcup14
canola oilcup3
ground cuminTbsp22
garlic powderTbsp22
chili powderTbsp7
black pepperTbsp3
nutritional yeastcup4
Soak chickpeas overnight. Cook, drain and rinse in cold water. Freeze for atleast 2 hours.
Spreak chickpeas on baking sheet and bake for 20-25 min, shaking twice (do not defrost).
Whisk oil , cumin, garlic powder , chilli powder , salt and papper in a bowl.
After 35 min remove chickpeas from the overn. 
Toss chickpeas in bowl and coat then in spices and oil.
return chickpeas to baking sheet and sprinke with nutritional yeast.
Return baking sheet to oven and bake for 10-15 min till crispy

Day 8 - Curry Vegetables

Day 8Curry Vegetables
advance prepfor 125 servings
Eggplantbite size piecescup38
Potatobite size piecescup38
Cauliflowerbite size piecescup38
Canola Oilcup1 1/2
Tomato (diced)can3   
Onionbite size piecescup25
Garlic mincedTbsp12
Masala powderTbsp12
Lemon juiceTbsp6
cilantro (chopped)cup12
Coconut milklg can2
saltTbsp2 1/2
green peas (thawed)cups16
Boil potatoes for 5 min in a pot till cooked but not falling apart.
In a separate pan heat oil and cook garlic and onion till onion is transcluscent.
Add potatoes , cauliflower, eggplant and tomatoes and cook till eggplant is done.
Add cumin and masala powder and cook for 10 min stirring occassionally.
Check potatoes to make sure they are cooked.
add lemon juice and garnish with cilantro.