A collections of the concoctions created in my kitchen.
African Peanut Curry - Servings: 6 Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 6-8 hours Ingredients 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 medium onions, diced 2 sweet potatoes, cubed 1 Tsp curry powder 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp salt 2 c vegetable broth 1/3 c peanut butter 2… Continue reading African Peanut Curry Wendy’s Italian White Bean and Cabbage Soup - Servings: 4 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook time: 35 minutes Ingredients 2 carrots, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tsp tomato paste 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning Wendy’s Mac and”Cheese” - 6 servings Prep time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 1/2 c sweet potato or butternut squash, peeled and cubed 1/2 onion, chopped 1/4 c water reserved from cooking the sweet potato of butternut squash 1/4 cup raw cashews 1 Tbs lemon juice 1 tsp pink Himalayan salt 1 tsp… Continue reading Wendy’s Mac and”Cheese” Wendy’s Black Bean Taco Filling - Ingredients 1 15 oz can black beans, drained 1 carrot, chopped 1 onion, chopped 1 tomato, chopped 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp cumin salt and pepper to taste Pumpkin Chili - Ingredients 3 c vegetable broth 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 bell peppers, cooked 1 28 oz diced tomatoes 1 can black beans, drained 1 can pinto beans, drained 1 15-oz can pumpkin puree 2 Tbs chili powder 2 tsp cumin 2 tsp paprika 1 tsp pink Himalayan salt 1.2 tsp cinnamon… Continue reading Pumpkin Chili Brussel Sprouts with Corn - Ingredients 4 c Brussel sprouts 2 c frozen corn 1 large onion, thinly sliced 2 cloves garlic 1/4 c chopped mushrooms 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes salt and pepper to taste Wendy’s Chopped Detox Salad - Ingredients 2 c mixed greens, chopped 2 c broccoli, chopped 2 c red cabbage, chopped 1 c carrots, finely chopped 1/2 c almonds, chopped 1/4 c sunflower seeds Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash - Servings: 4 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 4 small acorn squash 1/2 c quinoa 1 package mushrooms 1/2 small red onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1/2 c almonds, chopped 1 tsp garlic 1/2 tsp thyme Asian Ginger Garlic Soup - Servings: 3-4 Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 small onion 4 garlic cloves, crushed 3 inches of ginger, peeled and sliced 6 c vegetable broth 1 Tbs anise seeds 2 Tbs soy sauce 2 c sliced mushrooms 1 pkg tofu Mushroom and Barley Soup - Servings; 2-4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25 minutes Ingredients 2 pkg sliced portabello mushrooms, chopped 2 c button mushrooms, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 c vegetable broth 1 Tbs balsamic vinegar 4 springs fresh thyme 1 bay leaf 1/4 tsp… Continue reading Mushroom and Barley Soup Moroccan Sweet Potato Soup - Ingredients 2 sweet potatoes diced 2 large carrots diced 1 large onion diced 1 c diced celery 2 c lentils 1/4 c lemon juice 1 red bell pepper diced 1/2 c chopped cilantro 1 tsp coriander 3 cloves minced garlic 2 tsp minced ginger 1 jar of my home canned tomatoes (you could use canned… Continue reading Moroccan Sweet Potato Soup Greek Hummus Pizza - Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Ingredients 1 Pita bread rounds per person 2-3 Tbs of hummus per round chopped red onion chopped black olives chopped bell pepper baby spinach chopped mushrooms chopped zucchini chopped tomatoes Directions Lightly brown the pitas in the oven to begin forming a crust. Remove from the oven… Continue reading Greek Hummus Pizza Lentil Soup with Coconut - 4 servings Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 30 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 yellow onion 2 cloves garlic 1 Tbs grated fresh ginger 1/2 Tbsp ground turmeric Pinch red pepper flakes 2-3 carrots 1/2 lb red or yellow lentils (about 1 cup) 4 cups water 13.5 oz can coconut milk 1/2 Tbsp salt (or to taste) TOPPINGS (OPTIONAL) 1/3 cup large, unsweetened coconut flakes 1/4 bunch cilantro 2 cups cooked jasmine rice INSTRUCTIONS Add the olive oil… Continue reading Lentil Soup with Coconut Wendy’s Ratatouille - Serves 4-6 Prep time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Ingredients 2 c crushed tomatoes 1/2 tsp apple cider vinegar 2 tsp minced garlic 4 Tbs fresh basil 1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp rosemary 1/2 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp thyme 1/2… Continue reading Wendy’s Ratatouille Wendy’s Tomato Pie - Servings: 6-8 Prep: 45 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Ingredients Crust 1 3/4 c whole wheat flour 1/4 c vegetable shortening 1/2 tsp Himalayan pink salt 3-4 Tbs cold water Filling 2 pounds tomatoes, thinly sliced 1 baby zucchini thinly sliced 1 1/4 tsp Himalayan pink salt 1 sweet onion,… Continue reading Wendy’s Tomato Pie Fire Cider Tonic - Prep time: 10 minutes This is a great way to fight flu and cold season and give your immune system a boost Ingredients 1/2 c fresh ginger, grated 1/2 c fresh horseradish, grated 1 medium onion, chopped 10 cloves garlic, minced 2 hot peppers such as jalapeno, anaheim, cayenne, etc, chopped zest and juice from… Continue reading Fire Cider Tonic Wendy’s Cabbage Soup - 6-8 servings Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Ingredients 6 c chopped cabbage 2 c diced tomatoes ( 1 use 1 quart of my home canned tomatoes) 4 cloves minced garlic 1 c broccoli chopped 1 small baby zucchini, chopped 1 small onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 8 c vegetable broth 1 tsp… Continue reading Wendy’s Cabbage Soup Wendy’s Vegan Kielbsa and Cabbage - Servings: 4-6 Prep time: 8-10 minutes Cook time: 13-15 minutes Ingredients: 14 oz vegan sausage (I found some in the vegetable section of my local store) 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small zucchini, sliced thin 1 carrot, grated 1 average head of cabbage, chopped Directions: Cut the sausage into thick round… Continue reading Wendy’s Vegan Kielbsa and Cabbage Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup - Servings: 8-10 Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 6 hours Ingredients 2 cloves garlic 1 medium onion, chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 2 medium carrots, chopped 1 lbs dry black beans 2 c salsa (I use my home canned salsa) 1 Tbs chili powder 2 tsp cumin 1 tsp oregano 4 c vegetable broth 2… Continue reading Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup Wendy’s Curried Split Pea Soup - Serves 8-10 servings Prep time: 10-15 minutes Cook time: 4-5 hours on low in the crock pot Ingredients 1 medium onion, diced 3 medium carrots, chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 1 small sweet potato, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp ginger, minced 2 Tbs green or yellow curry paste (it depends on which one… Continue reading Wendy’s Curried Split Pea Soup Japanese Ramen Soup - Japanese Ramen Soup 3 carrot, juliene sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tsp ginger, minced 4 c vegetable broth 3 c water 3 packages of Ramen 3 c chopped Chinese cabbage 2 Tbs Sriracha sauce 2 Tbs soy sauce 1 Tbs miso paste 1/2 small bunch of cilantro, chopped 1 8 oz. pkg sliced mushrooms… Continue reading Japanese Ramen Soup Crock Pot Veggie Lasagna - Crock Pot Veggie Lasagna (or maybe Soup 🙂 about 8-10 serving, 30 minutes to prep, 4 hours to cook 1 medium zucchini 1 medium yellow summer squash 1 medium eggplant Himalayan pink salt 3 cups spaghetti sauce 1 red onion, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 green pepper, diced 1 large package sliced mushrooms 2… Continue reading Crock Pot Veggie Lasagna Crock Pot Enchilada Quinoa - Crock Pot Enchilada Quinoa 2 cans of black beans, drained 2 cans of corn, drained 3 15 oz cans of enchilada sauce 1 can diced green chilies 30 oz of tomatoes (I used a jar of my home canned tomatoes so I am guessing at the quantity here) 2 c uncooked quinoa salt and pepper… Continue reading Crock Pot Enchilada Quinoa Pumpkin soup - Many people have ask how I made my pumpkin soup. To be honest, I am mainly a dump-in-what-I-can-to-come-close-to-the-recipe kind of cook. Thus, the following is as close as I can get to the recipe I made for… 4 tablespoons butter (I used Smart butter) 1 cup chopped onion 1 clove garlic, crushed 1-2 tablespoon Thai red curry… Continue reading Pumpkin soup