Saffron Walnut Pesto

SAFFRON WALNUT PESTO Made with fresh basil and mint, garlic and mustard, Almond Breeze AlmondMilk, Daiya Pepperjack Style Shredded vegan Cheese and extra virgin olive oil. A powerfully expressed avant-guarde version of pesto! Makes 4-1/2 cups 3/4 oz. fresh mint leaves (about 30 leaves) 3/4 oz. fresh basil leaves (about 30 leaves) 1 c. walnut … Continue reading Saffron Walnut Pesto

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TOMATO SAFFRON RICE

TOMATO SAFFRON RICE Saffron, curry, basil and tarragon seasoned rice mixed with a saute of mushroom, celery and sweet onion, mixed with peas and carrots. Tossed with garlic and fresh grape tomatoes! Makes 11 cups 3 c. water 1 t. sea salt 1 t. mild curry powder (I used Badia brand) 3 c. long grain … Continue reading TOMATO SAFFRON RICE

SAFFRON YELLOW PEPPER RICE

SAFFRON YELLOW PEPPER RICE Saffron flavored rice mixed with sautéed sweet mini yellow peppers, then combined with Tomato Italiano flavored pumpkin seeds, garlic, tarragon, coriander and lots of fresh basil! A perfect summer rice! Makes 9 cups 3 c. water 1 t. sea salt 2-3 pinches saffron stigmas 3 c. parboiled long grain golden Canilla … Continue reading SAFFRON YELLOW PEPPER RICE

MATCH MEAT SAFFRON CHICKEN

MATCH MEAT SAFFRON CHICKEN Pan-fried Match Meat Chicken Nuggets seasoned with rosemary. Mixed with sautéed mini peppers and onion with cauliflower buds, roasted peppers and peas in a light, creamy saffron mustard sauce! Yes, you're in heaven! Serves 6 1/2, 1 lb. pkg. Match Meats Ground Chicken Plant Protein, thawed - cut chicken block in … Continue reading MATCH MEAT SAFFRON CHICKEN

SAFFRON CELERY SOUP

SAFFRON CELERY SOUP We use the whole bunch of celery in this soup along with red onion, Dei Fratelli Chopped Italian Tomatoes and pistachio nuts. Seasoned with saffron, caraway, coriander and star of anise! Makes 9-3/4 cups 1 bunch celery - cut off end and tops, wash well to remove all dirt, then cut stalks … Continue reading SAFFRON CELERY SOUP

TOMATO SAFFRON SAUCE OVER PIEROGI

TOMATO SAFFRON SAUCE OVER PIEROGI with green chilies, coconut milk, cilantro, garlic and coriander. Ladled over cooked potato and onion pierogi! Topped with fresh cilantro garnish and a wedge of fresh lemon! Makes approx. 6 cups sauce Sauce: 14.5 oz. can diced tomatoes (I used RED GOLD brand) 4.25 oz. can CHI-CHI's Diced Green Chilies … Continue reading TOMATO SAFFRON SAUCE OVER PIEROGI

GLUTEN-FREE SAFFRON SUN-DRIED TOMATO DIP

GLUTEN-FREE SAFFRON SUN-DRIED TOMATO DIP Sun-dried tomatoes, celery, raw onion and garlic, fresh lime, orange zest and saffron. Mixed with Tofutti Better Than Sour Cream. Garnished with celery leaves and paprika. Served with potato chips! Makes 2 cups 3 oz. (dry wt.) sun-dried tomatoes - cover with water, bring to boil, remove from heat and … Continue reading GLUTEN-FREE SAFFRON SUN-DRIED TOMATO DIP

SHARON’S ‘PEARL OYSTER’ STUFFED MUSHROOMS

SHARON'S 'PEARL OYSTER' STUFFED MUSHROOMS Gourmet Pearl Oyster mushrooms combined with sauteed onion, celery, garlic and steamed eggplant. Mixed with fresh potato breadcrumbs, fine cashew crumbles, white wine and saffron. Stuffed into crimini and white button mushroom caps, baked till hot, then served with a saffron remoulade sauce! Makes approx. 42 stuffed mushrooms - approx. 6 … Continue reading SHARON’S ‘PEARL OYSTER’ STUFFED MUSHROOMS

CLEVELAND CAULIFLOWER SHRIMP COCKTAIL

CLEVELAND CAULIFLOWER SHRIMP COCKTAIL Flavors and textures of the sea without the sea. Nothing fishy here. Ever miss shrimp cocktail? This will do ya' good!! Serves 6-8 Cauliflower: 1 lg. head fresh cauliflower; remove outer stalks/leaves, core, and break into 3-4 lg. segments 8 c. water 1 t. salt 2 bags Shrimp & Crab Boil … Continue reading CLEVELAND CAULIFLOWER SHRIMP COCKTAIL

SAFFRON ROASTED PEPPER CREAM SAUCE

SAFFRON ROASTED PEPPER CREAM SAUCE with sauteed mushroom, onion, and tarragon. Served over saffron and white truffle oil instant mashed potatoes! Easy and elegant! Out of this world delicious! Makes 6 cups sauce and 8 servings mashed potatoes Sauce: 3 T. extra virgin olive oil 7.5 oz. (DR. wt. 4.5 oz.) jar sliced mushrooms; drain … Continue reading SAFFRON ROASTED PEPPER CREAM SAUCE

SAFFRON ALMOND COOKIES

SAFFRON ALMOND COOKIES with raisins and Marsala wine. Topped with cocoa-sugar. The perfect cookie! Melts in your mouth! Makes 4-2/3 dozen Preheat oven to 375 degrees 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil 1 t. salt 1 t. baking soda 1 pinch saffron stigmas 1 T. Balsamic vinegar 1/2 c. light brown sugar, packed firmly 1/2 … Continue reading SAFFRON ALMOND COOKIES

FRENCH TOFU EGGS

FRENCH TOFU EGGS Hard-sauteed white potatoes with shallots, fresh green pepper and tomato. Mixed with saffron, rosemary, tarragon and tofu. Then simmered in a  short bath of extra virgin olive oil, maple syrup and Balsamic vinegar. Served over whole wheat toast spread with either maple Dijon mustard, or ketchup maple glaze. How do you say … Continue reading FRENCH TOFU EGGS

ZUCCHINI AND SAFFRON

ZUCCHINI AND SAFFRON Thin rounds of zucchini sauteed with sweet onion, garlic, juice of fresh orange and saffron! Serves 4 2 T. extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 1/2 lg. sweet onion, cut thinly into half rings 2 med. zucchini, 6 inches long, sliced into 1/8 inch thick rounds juice … Continue reading ZUCCHINI AND SAFFRON

SAFFRON RICE WITH SAUTEED VEGETABLES

SAFFRON RICE WITH SAUTEED VEGETABLES Saffron rice molds surrounded with fresh mushroom, green pepper, sweet onion and Roma tomatoes sautéed in extra virgin olive oil, garlic, basil and tarragon, mixed with a saffron non-dairy cream! Serves 4 1-1/4 c. water 2 t. margarine ½ t. salt 1/8 t. finely crushed saffron 1 c. long grain … Continue reading SAFFRON RICE WITH SAUTEED VEGETABLES

SWEET AND SOUR MUSTARD SAGE SAUCE

SWEET AND SOUR MUSTARD SAGE SAUCE This is one of those all-purpose sauces chefs pray for. Creamy, sweet, sour. Mustard, sage, paprika, garlic and onion flavors highlight its essence. Use over all veggies plus for potato, pasta, bean, rice dishes. A universal sauce! Makes 3-1/2 cups 3 c. unsweetened Almond Milk ½ c. water 1/3 … Continue reading SWEET AND SOUR MUSTARD SAGE SAUCE

CREAMY TOMATO SAFFRON RISOTTO

CREAMY TOMATO SAFFRON RISOTTO Herb and spice tomato saffron risotto mixed with orzo, walnut and white truffle oil. Topped with a creamy sauté of sweet red roasted peppers, onion, tomato, Kalamata olive and more white truffle oil. Drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and sprinkled with cracked pepper. Walk On Water rich and elegant! Makes … Continue reading CREAMY TOMATO SAFFRON RISOTTO

FRENCH BREAD AND ITALIAN RED SAUCE

FRENCH BREAD AND ITALIAN RED SAUCE If lasagna could be a dessert and bread could be lasagna this would be both. Creamy Tomato Orange Sauce served over country-style French baguette! Makes 10 cups sauce 16 oz. pkg. extra firm, water packed tofu, rinsed and drained zest of 1 lg. orange; grate the peel over lg. … Continue reading FRENCH BREAD AND ITALIAN RED SAUCE

SOY FRANKS with BEANS

SOY FRANKS with BEANS Skillet baked beans with sauteed onion, garlic and Franks with canned cherry tomatoes, curry and saffron! Serves 4 2 T. extra virgin olive oil 1 med. yellow onion, peeled and diced salt and pepper 4 soy hot dogs, sliced crosswise into bite-size pieces, about ½ inch wide 2 lg. garlic cloves, peeled … Continue reading SOY FRANKS with BEANS

PERFECT PAELLA

PERFECT PAELLA Eggplant, roasted peppers, sun-dried tomatoes and mushroom simmered in a herb, spice and Sake tomato broth with brown rice and saffron. Perfect in every way! Done the old-fashioned way! Makes 12 cups 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil 4 c. unpeeled fresh eggplant cubes, 1/2 inch cubes (no larger) 8 oz. fresh button … Continue reading PERFECT PAELLA

ORANGE SAFFRON SALAD

ORANGE SAFFRON SALAD Crisp greens and cuts of fresh orange dressed with a saffron vinaigrette! Serves 4 1/4 c. olive oil 1-1/2 T. white Balsamic vinegar 1/2 t. onion powder 1 tiny pinch powdered saffron fresh finely ground black pepper salt to taste 8 c. crisped torn greens (butter and bronze lettuce, or field greens) … Continue reading ORANGE SAFFRON SALAD

TOMATO AND SWEET CORN SAFFRON STEW

 TOMATO AND SWEET CORN SAFFRON STEW with sweet red roasted peppers, herbs and spice. Topped with dill avocado cream! Makes 8-1/2 cups 1/4 c. margarine, regular or trans fat-free 1/4 c. extra virgin olive oil 15 oz. can whole kernel yellow corn, with liquid 15 oz. can whole kernel white corn, with liquid 28 oz. can … Continue reading TOMATO AND SWEET CORN SAFFRON STEW

CREAM OF EGGPLANT AND SAFFRON SOUP

CREAM OF EGGPLANT AND SAFFRON SOUP Elegant, delicious, light, creamy and fragrant! Makes 9-1/2 cups 2 T. margarine 2 T. extra virgin olive oil 1/2 jumbo sweet onion, peeled and diced into 1/2 inch squares 12 oz. fresh mushrooms, quartered salt and pepper 1 med. eggplant, unpeeled and cut into 3/4 inch cubes 1 lg. … Continue reading CREAM OF EGGPLANT AND SAFFRON SOUP

LEFTOVER VEGETABLE SOUP

LEFTOVER VEGETABLE SOUP or clean out the refrigerator soup. A potent tonic for whatever ails you. Makes 22 cups leftover fresh broccoli stalks, diced, about 2 c. 1 med. onion, peeled and diced 5 carrots, peeled and diced 3 potatoes, peeled and diced leftover celery with leaves, diced, about 2 c. 15 oz. can kidney beans … Continue reading LEFTOVER VEGETABLE SOUP

CHOCOLATE SAFFRON FRENCH DRESSING

CHOCOLATE SAFFRON FRENCH DRESSING Strange dressing fellows indeed, but you have to taste it to believe it. Exciting to say the least! This dressing is for the adventurous among you! Makes 3 cups 1 cup French bottled dressing, dark (there a two types of bottled French dressing: dark amber and light orange, depending upon what … Continue reading CHOCOLATE SAFFRON FRENCH DRESSING