Cajun Carrots on Grits with Gremolata

Porcini Grits 2/3 cups, old-fashioned grits (not instant) 2 1/3 cup, water (substitute 2 cups water, 1/3 cup nut milk) 1 1/2 tsp Local Spicery Porcini Rub ½ tsp, Local Spicery Sel-acious Add ingredients in a small saucepan.  Bring to a boil while stirring.  Reduce heat to a simmer.  Cover, and cook until grits are...
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Chick Peas Tikka Masala

Ingredients: 1 large or 2 small onions, finely minced 7 cloves of garlic, minced 1 TBSP fresh ginger, finely minced 1 large carrot, peeled and sliced into 1/8” slices 2 TBSP Local Spicery Tikka Masala Blend 1 28 oz can, no salt added crushed tomatoes 3 TBSP tomato paste 1 15.5 oz. can, no salt...
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Garam Masala Lentils (WFPB SOS Free)

Ingredients: 1  Onion, chopped 1 Carrot, diced 3/4 cup  Peas (I used frozen) 2 cups Brown Lentils 2T  Local Spicery Garam Masala 2 cups  Veggie Broth, salt-free (I used 2 T Bada Bing with 2 cups boiling water) 1 can Diced Tomatoes   Directions: Soak lentils in water while pulling ingredients together and chopping veggies...
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Authentic Vegan Pupusas

Authentic Vegan Pupusas This dish has a lot of moving parts (actually, four different elements), but all the parts are really simple.  Make the pickled vegetables and roast the chiles the night before, set up the rice, make the beans, and while the beans are cooking, prepare the masa tortillas.  Watch Nick demonstrating this recipe...
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Oaxacan Molcajete Salsa

Ingredients: 2 very ripe medium-sized Tomatoes or 3 very ripe Roma Tomatoes ½ Onion, peeled and sliced ¼” thick 3 Cloves, garlic still in the paper-like covering ½ Serrano Chile, destemmed and deseeded 1 large Poblano (Pasilla) Chile 1 TBSP, raw Pepitas 1 tsp. Toasted Sesame Seeds 1 tsp. each: milled Guajillo Chiles milled Ancho...
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Vegan Paella

1 cup short-grained white rice (Bamba preferred, Arborio or Calrose also work) ½ lb mushrooms (I prefer Chantarelle, Shiitake or Oyster), sliced ½ can artichoke hearts in water or brine, quartered 1 roasted red bell pepper, sliced 1 small onion, ½ chopped, ½ quartered 2 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 tsp Smoked Pimenton Big pinch...
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Mushroom Bourguignon (no oil)

½ cup, Vegan Lardons (see below*) — ½ pound extra firm tofu, 2 tsp Local Spicery Bacon Seasoning, ¼ tsp coconut aminos (optional) 3 large portobello mushrooms caps, ½” slices, 2” long 1 cup pearl onions, peeled** 1 large or 2 medium carrots, peeled and cut to ¼”x ¼”x 3” matchsticks 1 medium onion, diced ½ tsp dried...
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BBQ Beans (no oil)

Ingredients: Approximately one pound of dried pinto beans, cooked* (substitute 3-4 14.5 oz. cans of sodium-free pinto beans) One small onion, chopped (1/4” dice) Four cloves garlic, minced ½ yam 14.5 oz. can, diced tomatoes 2 dates, pit removed 2 TBSP, Local Spicery Bayou Barbecue 1 TBSP cider vinegar   Cook yam for 5 minutes...
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BBQ Cauliflower Steaks (no oil)

  Ingredients: One large head of cauliflower, leaves and stems removed, rinsed, and sliced into 1’ thick steaks (usually only the middle 2 steaks actually hold together, with the rest being used as florets). Approximately 1 TBSP maple syrup Local Spicery Bayou Barbecue to taste Bayou BBQ Sauce*   Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Place...
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West African Peanut Stew (WFPB)

1 Large Yellow Onion, diced 6 Garlic Cloves, chopped Large “thumb” of fresh Ginger, minced 2 Jalapenos, destemmed, deseeded, finely minced 2 TBSP Tomato Paste 2 tsp Ground Cumin 2 tsp Ground Coriander ½ tsp Ceylon Cinnamon ½ tsp Ground Cloves 1 tsp Dried Thyme 1 TBSP Local Spicery Sel-acious 1 tsp Ground Grains of...
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Easy Pumpkin Curry

1 Large Red Onion, chopped 3-4 Cloves Garlic, chopped Fresh Ginger, finger-sized, minced ½ Small Sugar Pumpkin (Pie Pumpkin), ~1.25 lbs, seeds removed, peeled & chopped into chunks 2 Cups Veggie Broth or Local Spicery Bada Bing Bouillon (2 TBSP plus 2 cups water) 1 TBSP Local Spicery Sel-acious Salt Substitute 2 TBSP Local Spicery...
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Vegan Roasted Poblano Corn Chowder

(Salt, Oil, and Sugar free)   INGREDIENTS: 2 large poblano peppers, roasted seeded and diced (or substitute a small can diced Anaheim green chiles) 1 large onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 celery ribs, chopped 2 small Yukon gold potatoes, ¼” dice 1 TBSP, Local Spicery’s Mex Mix 4 large ears of fresh corn,...
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