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Veggie Casserole

Veggie casserole is hearty and healthy.  Serve with Homestyle Bread.

INGREDIENTS

2 cups noodles

veggie casserole

1/2 yellow pepper – chopped

1/2 red pepper  – chopped

1 cups mushrooms

1 lb veggie ground round (Italian style)

2 onions – chopped

1 large tin diced tomatoes

1 cup veggie stock

grated cheddar cheese

bread crumbs.

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Coconut Tarts

Coconut tarts are sweet and creamy.  Filled with coconut and coconut milk goodness they’re sure to be a hit with your guests.

Pastry

5 cups flour

coconut tarts1 tbsp brown sugar

pinch salt

1 tsp baking powder

1 lb vegetable shortening

1 egg

2 tbsp cider vinegar

Cold water

DIRECTIONS

Mix first 5 ingredients together crumbly.

Mix egg, vinegar and enough water to make 3/4 cup liquid.  Mix into dry ingredients.  Blend by hand until all the flour is incorporated. Refrigerate for an hour.

Roll out pastry thinly and cut into rounds. 

Place rounds in muffin tins and bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for about 20 minutes.  

Cool thoroughly.

Coconut filling

1/4 cup cashew milk

1/4 cup cornstarch

1 can coconut milk

1/3 cup sugar

pinch salt

1 tsp vanilla

DIRECTIONS

Mix sugar, coconut milk,  sugar and salt into a pan. 

Bring to a boil and then reduce to medium heat. 

Dissolve cornstarch in cashew milk.  Slowly incorporate mixture into pan.  

Continue boiling the mixture until thick while whisking.  Add vanilla and scoop into baked pastry.

Try Coconut Macaroons too!

Raspberry Muffins

I like to make raspberry muffins when raspberries are in season.  They’re fresh and fruity and great for a mid afternoon snack.

Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

2 1/3 cups flour

raspberry muffinj

2 tsp baking powder

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon

3/4 cup coconut palm sugar

Mix dry ingredients together in a large bowl.

1 egg

1 1/4 cups almond milk

1/4 cup vanilla Greek yogourt

1/4 cup olive oil

frozen raspberries

Mix together dry and wet ingredients until just incorporated.  Spoon into greased muffin pans.

Topping

1/2 cup oatmeal

1/2 cup coconut palm sugar

1 tsp cinnamon

2 tbsp + melted butter.

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Chili Sauce

Chili sauce is my mother’s favourite condiment. I remember coming home to find my mom busily canning tomatoes fresh from the garden. This is her recipe.

INGREDIENTS

12 large tomatoes ( or large tomatoes and cherry tomatoes)

2 large shallots chopped fine

chili sauce

1/2 cup cider vinegar

2 cups sugar

1 tsp black pepper

1 tsp salt

1 tsp cinnamon

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Bean Salad

Bean salad is super quick to make and is fresh and tasty. Take along for a picnic or serve with a light supper.

Enjoy!

Bring to boil 1 1/2 cups vinegar, 1/2 cup water. 1 tsp salt and 2 cups white sugar.  Let cool.  Drain the following:

1 can yellow beans

bean salad

1 can chick peas

1 can kidney beans

1 can Lima beans

Mix together and add:

3 stocks green celery (chopped)

1 red pepper (chopped)

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Goat Cheese and Sun Dried Tomato Biscuits

Goat Cheese and Sun Dried Tomato Biscuits are great with soup or on their own. Try substituting the goat cheese for other varieties of cheese.

Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

2 cups flour

1/2 tsp salt

3/4 cup milk

4 tsp baking powder

2 tbsp of oil from your sun dried tomatoes

20 sun dried tomatoes  in oil (Cut up)

3/4 cup of crumbled goat cheese

Crumbled goat cheese to cover biscuits.

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Blueberry Banana Nut Muffins

Blueberry banana nut muffins are sweet and crunchy and full of fruit favour. Enjoy at a picnic or for a late night snack.

INGREDIENTS

2 2/3 cups sifted flour

3 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1/4 tsp baking soda

1/2 cup melted butter

1 cup sugar

3 eggs

2 medium bananas mashed

3/4 cup pecans

2 tsp grated orange rind

3/4 cup blueberries

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