Recipes

 A collection of recipes using our products. We also accept user submissions at orders@californiabalsamic.com 

  • Chickpea Avocado Salad

    A delicious Vegan SOS-free chickpea avocado salad, nutritions and perfect as a side or as the filling in a bell pepper or salad.

  • White Balsamic Broccoli Salad

    A delicious Vegan SOS-free broccoli salad done with our premium white balsamic, featured on Tuesdays with Thomas on Chef AJ’s youtube channel on May 3rd! recipe and link inside.

  • Tahini White Balsamic Dressing

    A vegan SOS-free tahini white balsamic dressing made from Tahini, agave syrup, dijon mustard, and our Premium White balsamic. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on May 3rd! Link and recipe inside.

  • Roasted Sweet Potato and Quinoa Salad

    A satisfying vegan SOS-free sweet potato and quinoa salad made with our Premium White Balsamic. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on May 3rd! link and recipe inside.

  • Zucchini 7-Herb Italian Dressing

    A wonderful vegan SOS-free zucchini Italian dressing, good in the fridge for up to five days. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on March 8th! link and recipe inside.

  • Mushroom Bean Side

    A vegan SOS-free mushroom bean side courtesy of longtime fan and recipe submitter Rita Rosenlieb of “A Healthy Life” on Facebook. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on March 8th! link and recipe inside.

  • Jack Wrap

    A satisfying vegan SOS-free lunch or dinner main courtesy of Thomas and Ethel themselves! This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on March 8th! link and recipe inside.

  • 7-Herb Creamy Italian Dressing

    A creamy vegan SOS-free Italian dressing recipe that Ethel came up with. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on March 8th! link and recipe inside.

  • Vegetable Farro

    A vegan SOS-free Farro dish, perfect as a main dish plated on a bed of greens. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on Feb 1st! link and recipe inside.

  • Spicy Raspberry Dressing

    A wonderful Vegan SOS-free spicy raspberry dressing, made using the “salad dressing road map” by our friend Cathy Fisher from Straight Up Food. Recipe and link inside!

  • Zesty Raspberry Fruit Salad

    A vegan SOS-free raspberry fruit salad with a touch of spice! This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on Feb 1st! link and recipe inside.

  • Joya’s G-BOMBS Smoothie Soup

    A delicious Vegan SOS-free soup recipe by our friend Joya Wesley, author of the book “The Easy Breezy Whole Foodie: Opt Out of SAD in Seven Steps.” Recipe and link to her publications inside!

  • Simply Lemon Roasted Pear Rice Pudding

    a wonderful vegan SOS-free rice pudding, perfect as a dessert or a sweet treat any time of the year. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on Nov 2nd! link and recipe inside.

  • Paige’s Roasted Root Salad

    If you want to celebrate all things grown in the earth without getting dirt under your fingernails, then this is one to try. All the flavors, all the colors, all the nutrition just waiting for your belly. Add or subtract as desired, if you love one more than another then feel free to go heavy with that ingredient. This entrée has no rules, just let your cravings guide your way! 🙂 This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on Nov 2nd! link and recipe inside.

  • Lemon Poppy Seed Mini Muffins

    A delicious vegan SOS-free treat courtesy of longtime fan and recipe submitter Rita Rosenlieb of “A Healthy Life” on Facebook, perfect as dessert or a healthy snack during the day. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on Nov 2nd! link and recipe inside.

  • Mexican Millet and Vegetable Soup

    A wonderful, savory vegan SOS-free soup packed with flavor. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on Nov 2nd! link and recipe inside.

  • Mexican Sweet Heat Chocolate Pie

    A fun twist on vegan SOS-free chocolate pie by Maureen. with a touch of spice and savory. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on Oct 20th! link and recipe inside.

  • Caramelized Sweet Heat Kebabs

    Thomas goes over how he makes one of his favorite quick and fun vegan SOS-free dinners: Vegetable skewers finished with sweet heat and served over a bed of grains. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on Oct 20th! link and recipe inside.

  • Peach & Basil Summer Salad

    “The combo of peaches, lemon balsamic. basil, and crunchy almonds is SOO good. Its summer salad perfection right here! It’s easy peasy and a great option when you don’t want to cook. Slightly sweet, slightly savory, and totally delicious.” A wonderful vegan SOS-free recipe by our friend Sonja at Sonja’s Plant Based Pantry. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on Sept 7th! link and recipe inside.

  • Basil Potato Topper

    A quick and easy Vegan SOS-free topper to turn a baked potato into a meal. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on Sept 7th! link and recipe inside.

  • Lemon Basil Alfredo Sauce

    A wonderful vegan SOS-free alfredo style sauce, perfect as a healthy finish for pasta or zucchini noodles. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on Sept 7th! link and recipe inside.

  • Sweet Apple Pie Oil-Free Dressing or Dip

    Daniel said he wanted to use the Sweet Apple Pie Balsamic to create a vegan SOS-free recipe that featured the perfect balance of sweet and tart – something which reminded one of the sensation of biting into a fresh, ripe-from-the-tree apple. The dressing would have enough complexity to satisfy the adults. The resulting recipe is versatile and can be used as a dressing or fruit dip, depending on how thick you make it.

  • Whole Food Plant Based Peach Yogurt

    A delicious homemade vegan SOS-free whole food plant based yogurt. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on July 13th! link and recipe inside.

  • Peach Smoothie or Peach Dreamsickles

    A delicious vegan SOS-free recipe courtesy of longtime fan and recipe submitter Rita Rosenlieb of “A Healthy Life” on Facebook that can either be made as a smoothie, or frozen as a dreamsickle! This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on July 13th! link and recipe inside.

  • Peach Melba Trifle

    A delicious vegan SOS-free fruit popsicle recipe that can be done as a trifle instead of a popsicle. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on July 13th! link and recipe inside.

  • White Balsamic Peach Pie Granola

    A wonderful vegan SOS-free homemade granola recipe from fan of the show Nikki DeMers. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on July 13th! link and recipe inside.

  • Smoked Hickory Balsamic Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

    Simple, easy marinated portobello mushrooms that are hickory flavored and delicious. This recipe was from our friend Tami Kramer at Nutmeg Notebook, and is also featured on here website! Link and recipe inside.

  • Raspberry Mini-Oat Muffins

    A wonderful Vegan SOS-free oat muffin recipe for a snack or a side with a fun fruit twist! This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on June 1st! link and recipe inside.

  • Raspberry Balsamic Mango Salsa

    A fruity vegan SOS-free salsa recipe courtesy of fan of the show “The King’s Child.” This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on June 1st! link and recipe inside.

  • Raspberry Balsamic Chocolate Fudgesicles

    A fun and fruity vegan SOS-free frozen treat, perfect for those hot summer months. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on June 1st! link and recipe inside.

  • Gilroy Garlic Beans

    A vegan SOS-free whole food plant based bean recipe, perfect for a nutritious main dish that can be made in bulk and eaten over several days from our friend Gregg, or as a soup if you add more liquid or as a creamy/chunky side dish. we used an instant pot for convenience but you certainly could use a slow cooker or a stove top method.

  • Farro Vegetable Stuffed Peppers

    Delicious vegan SOS-free stuffed peppers that Thomas and Ethel regularly make. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on May 4th! link and recipe inside.

  • Rita’s Best Marinara Ever

    A fun vegan SOS-free twist on marinara sauce courtesy of longtime fan and recipe submitter Rita Rosenlieb of “A Healthy Life” on Facebook., perfect for a quick dinner. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on May 4th! link and recipe inside.

  • Lissa’s Cousin Fesenjan Walnut pomegranate Cauliflower Stew

    A vegan SOS-free take on a traditional Persian dish, commonly made with Pomegranate Molasses and chicken, duck or other meat. I’ve adapted this to use balsamic vinegars and cauliflower instead of meat. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on May 4th! link and recipe inside.

  • Rita’s Orange Poppy seed Oat Bars (or Scones)

    delicious plant-based baked treats, great as scones or oat bars depending on the cut of the dough.

  • Paige’s Citrus Salad

    This Citrus Salad is not only amazing in flavor, but super versatile. For example I had this for breakfast, and it hit all the right spots to start my day. I don’t have macros on this because it’s an add as you please dish…and add I did! This would make a great side to any nice grilled protein, or easy to super size and bring it to a large gathering. Anyway you decide to incorporate this into your life, there are no mistakes!

  • Lissa’s Treasure Island Salad

    This salad is delicious as well as beautifully colorful and pleasing to the eye. All of the ingredients are a delicate symphony of buried treasures as you discover each flavor on your eating journey. You’ll find the sharpness of the onions and shallots in combination with the pop of sweet strawberries and tartness of the grapefruit balsamic curiously delightful. The seeds provide extraordinary nutrition as well as added texture, reminiscent of a sandy beach.

  • Balsamic Oats and Bananas

    A delicious banana oat recipe by Karen Marcroft

  • Garden Dill-icious Chickpea Crunch Stuffed Bell Pepper

    Recipe By: Ruthie Sater, Featured on Tuesdays With Thomas 3/2/21 Ingredients: Two Red Bell Peppers 1 cup finely chopped celery 1/4 cup Finely chopped red onion (optional: add more to taste) 1/4 cup finely chopped green onion, just the green parts (optional: add more to taste) 1 cup chopped red apple (about 1 large one), soaked …

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  • Twyla’s Favorite Easy Bean Salad

    This is a super versatile and delicious quick recipe. You can mix it with rice for a delicious bean and rice salad, serve it over baked potatoes, wrap it up in collard greens or eat it as is.

  • Chef AJ’s Creamy Dill Mustard Potato Salad

    Steamed cauliflower becomes so creamy that it actually takes the place of high fat mayo. The fennel gives it a unique flavor.

  • Bubba’s Vegan Fajitas

    Recipe By: Lori Gibsonwww.Facebook.com/TheCleanVeganista Ingredients: 2 cans young/green jackfruit packed in water, drained, rinsed, squeezed to remove excess liquid 1 large onion, peeled and sliced 1 each: red, yellow, orange & green bell pepper or whatever you happen to have on hand, sliced Marinade Ingredients: 1/2 tsp garlic powder OR fresh garlic, minced 2 tsp …

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  • Air-Fried Kickin’ Shrooms!

    Recipe by Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 3 large portabella mushrooms, cut into bite-sized chunks 1/2 – 1 onions, sliced 1/2 – 1 bell pepper, sliced 1 tsp. cilantro, dried 1 tbsp. Simply Lemon Balsamic 1 tbsp. Cilantro Herb Balsamic 1 tsp. Persian Lime Pepper from Nick at localspicery.com 2 tsp. Vegetarian …

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  • Very Cherry Vegan Brownies

    Recipe By: Angela Mills, featured on Tuesdays With Thomas 2/2/21 Ingredients: 4 large bananas, over-ripe 5 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 cup dried cherries, chopped 1 tbsp. Very Cherry balsamic Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees, line an 8x4inch loaf pan with parchment paper. Do not go any larger, as they will be too thin …

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  • Very Cherry Black Forest Pudding

    Recipe By: Ruthie Sater, Featured on Tuesdays With Thomas 2/2/21 Ingredients: 1 cup raw sunflower seeds or cashews, soaked to soften 1 1/2 cups plant based milk of your choice 1 tbsp. Very Cherry Balsamic 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp vanilla powder 2 tbsp. date syrup (optional, substitute agave syrup or 2-3 soaked dates) 2 …

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  • Acorn Squash with Quinoa Stuffing

    Recipe by : Kristen Norsworthy, featured on Tuesdays with Thomas on 2/2/21 Ingredients: 2 acorn squash, 1lb each (optional: substitute delicata squash, we did both) 1 cup red quinoa, rinsed 2 cups ready to use sodium-free vegetable broth 1/3 cup dried cherries, chopped 1/4 tbsp. black pepper, freshly cracked and divided 1 tbsp. Very Cherry …

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  • Bubble & Squeak (Vegan WFPB SOS Free)

    A traditional English folk recipe adapted to be SOS free by Joan H Riley. Featured on Tuesdays with Thomas on 1/19/21. Ingredients: 2 cups potatoes mashed (Yukon golds or russets) 1 onion, medium, chopped 2 cups cabbage, chopped or shredded 1/2 cup Premium White Balsamic Directions: Add 2 or 3 tablespoons of White Balsamic Vinegar …

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  • Sushi Rice

    Recipe By: Claudia Martinez. Featured on Tuesdays with Thomas on 1/19/21. Ingredients: 2 cups sushi rice 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1/4 cup Premium White Balsamic Directions: Cook your rice as you like, using the rice vinegar and balsamic in place of their volume of water in the pot. While rice is cooking, prepare strips of …

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  • Twice Baked Potatoes

    Recipe by Rita Rosenlieb, featured on Tuesdays with Thomas on 1/19/21.Facebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: Any number of russet potatoes 1tbsp. Premium White Balsamic Persian Lime Pepper from Nick at localspicery.com, dashed to taste Directions: Bake potatoes as you prefer, until soft. While still warm, cut in half and scoop out the potatoes …

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  • Chocolate Walnut Bites

    Recipe by Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 2 1/2 cup rolled oats 8 dates, pitted 1/2 cup plant based milk 1 banana, very ripe 1 tbsp. vanilla 1 tbsp. Chocolate Orange Balsamic 2 tsp. baking powder 3 tbsp. cacao powder 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped Directions: Pre heat oven to 350 degrees. Soak …

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  • Healthy Oatmeal Cacao Chip Cookies

    Recipe by Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 3 cups rolled oats 10 dates, pitted 3/4 cup plant based milk 1 banana, very ripe 1 tbsp. vanilla 2 tbsp. Chocolate Orange Balsamic 2 tsp. baking powder 2 tbsp. cacao powder 1 tbsp. ground flax seeds 1 tbsp. peanut butter powder 1/3 cup cacao …

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  • Chocolate Orange Snacking Bread

    Recipe by: Diane Garber – WillPOWER Your Day, Inc. – PCRM Food-for-Life Trainer Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats/gf oats made into finely ground flour 2 Tablespoons flaxmeal 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 orange (rind and juice will be used) 2 super-ripe bananas SEPARATED: 3 Tablespoons Chocolate Orange Balsamic 1 cup acorn …

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  • Hot Chocolate with a Chocolate Orange Twist

    Recipe by: Diane Garber – WillPOWER Your Day, Inc. – PCRM Food-for-Life Trainer Ingredients: 2 3/4 cups water 1/2 cup ground rolled oats/gf oats if desired 1/2 orange Scant 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder or carob powder 3 Tablespoons Orange Juice concentrate Separated: 1+ tbsp. Chocolate Orange Balsamic Optional: Vegan chocolate chips Directions: Grind/liquify the rolled …

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  • Chocolate Orange Custard

    Recipe by: Diane Garber – WillPOWER Your Day, Inc. – PCRM Food-for-Life Trainer Ingredients: NEEDED for a water bath, separate from the recipe ingredients: About 2 cups hot water from a tea kettle SEPARATED: 1 1/2 cups water 2 teaspoons arrowroot powder 1 1/2 orange – separated (1/2 orange is used for the custard, 1 …

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  • “Orange You Glad” Salad

    Recipe by: Diane Garber – WillPOWER Your Day, Inc. – PCRM Food-for-Life Trainer Ingredients: Use your favorite veggies on hand, adapt as desired. Here is what I used: 1/3 – 1/2 Small head of purple or green cabbage, finely shredded Any leafy greens you enjoy DRIED HERBS (to your taste – but very helpful) ~ …

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  • Chocolate Orange Glazed Hasselback Butternut Squash

    Recipe by: Diane Garber – WillPOWER Your Day, Inc. – PCRM Food-for-Life Trainer Ingredients: Butternut squash, peeled with a potato peeler, deseeded, cut in half 1-2 tbsp. Chocolate Orange Balsamic Directions: Use a potato peeler to remove the outer skin of the butternut squash. Cut the squash lengthwise, remove seeds. Line a cookie sheet with …

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  • Oh My! Apple Pie!

    Recipe by Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: For the Filling: 10 pitted dates, soaked in 1/2 cup water 1 tbsp. Simply Lemon Balsamic 1 tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice from Nick at localspicery.com 5 cups apples, chopped (I used honey crisp apples) For the Crust: 2 cups rolled oats 1 cup walnuts, chopped …

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  • Quick and Easy Instant Pot Vegetable Soup

    Recipe by Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 1 cup carrots, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 cup celery, chopped 1/2 cup zucchini, chopped 1 cup potatoes, cut into small cubes 1 tsp. Five Pepper Blend seasoning from Nick at localspicery.com 1 tsp. Vegetarian Pepperoni Blend Seasoning from Nick at localspicery.com …

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  • Pinto Beans with Artichoke Hearts and Mushrooms

    Recipe by Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 can pinto beans, 15oz 1 cup artichoke hearts, chopped 4oz. mushrooms, sliced 1 onion, chopped 1/2 cup bell pepper, chopped (I used a yellow bell pepper) 1 tbsp. garlic, minced 1 tbsp. Gilroy Garlic Balsamic 1 tbsp. Pomegranate Balsamic 2 tsp. Sun Dried Tomato …

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  • Sweet Black Beans with Kale

    Recipe by Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 1/2 bellow pepper, chopped (I used a yellow bell pepper) 2 cans black beans, 15oz each (drain 1 can) 1/2 cup kale, chopped 2 tsp. Sun Dried Tomato Powder from Nick at localspicery.com 2 tsp. Five Pepper Blend seasoning from Nick at …

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  • Italian Herb Kidney Beans

    Recipe by Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 4-8oz mushrooms, sliced 1 red onion, chopped 1/2 bell pepper, chopped (I used a yellow bell pepper) 1 tbsp. garlic, minced 1 tbsp. Italian Herb Seasoning 1 tbsp. Sun Dried Tomato Powder from Nick at localspicery.com 2 cans kidney beans, drained (optional: substitute black beans …

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  • Air Fried Italian Herb Roasted Potatoes

    Recipe by Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 2 baked potatoes, split in half and sliced into 1/4 in. slices 1 tsp. Persian Lime Pepper from Nick at localspicery.com 2 tsp. Italian Herb seasoning 7-herb Italian Balsamic Directions: Place baked potato slices in a bowl, drizzle with 7-herb Italian balsamic. Dash seasonings across …

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  • 2 Bean or Not 2 Bean

    Recipe by Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 red onion, chopped 1/2 bell pepper, chopped (I used a red bell pepper myself) 1 cup carrots, julienned 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 1/2-3/4 cup broccoli, cut into small pieces 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. minced garlic 1 can kidney beans 1 can pinto …

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  • Air Fried Pretty Pepper Plate with Corn on the Cobb

    Recipe by Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 red onion, sliced 1 bell pepper, sliced (I used an orange bell pepper) 8oz mushrooms, sliced 2/3 cups pumpkin seeds 4 ears of corn 1 tbsp. Ruby Red Onion Balsamic 1 tbsp White Pear Balsamic 1 tsp. Persian Lime Pepper from nick at localspicery.com …

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  • Instant Pot Sweet Mashed Potatoes and Cauliflower

    Recipe by Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 4 cups Yukon Gold potatoes, washed and quartered 4 cups cauliflower, washed and chunked 2 cloves garlic, peeled 3 green onions, chopped (optional: substitute 1 small white or yellow onion) 1 tsp. Persian Lime Pepper from nick at localspicery.com 1 tbsp. Ruby Red Onion Balsamic …

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  • Ro-Bustin’ Black Beans

    Recipe by Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 red onion, sliced 1 bell pepper, sliced 1 tbsp. garlic, minced 1/2 cup mushrooms, chopped 2 cans black beans, 15oz (optional: substitute prepared beans 2 tsp. Garam Masala 1 tsp. Persian Lime Pepper from nick at localspicery.com 2 tbsp. Simply Lemon Balsamic Directions: In …

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  • Ethel’s Sweet Potato Casserole

    Recipe by: Ethel Klimes. Featured on Tuesdays with Thomas 11/4/20 Ingredients: 2 lbs sweet potatoes 1/4 cup date syrup (optional: substitute maple syrup or syrup of your choice) 2 tbl Pumpkin Spice Balsamic 1/4 cup pecans, chopped (optional: substitute nuts of your choice) Directions: Pre-heat over to 350 degrees. Peel sweet potatoes, cut into 1/2 …

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  • Autumn Butternut Squash Soup

    Recipe by Rita Rosenlieb. Featured on Tuesdays with Thomas on 11/02/20Facebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 butternut squash, approximately 2lbs 1 onion, chunked 1 large clove of garlic 1/2 cup celery 1/2 cup carrots, chunked 4 dates, pitted 1 tbsp. Ruby Red Onion Balsamic 1 tbsp. Pumpkin Spice Balsamic 1 tsp. Persian Lime …

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  • Pumpkin Spice Bites

    A delicious SOS-free pumpkin treat, perfect for the fall months.

  • Date “Nice” Cream with Pumpkin Spice Balsamic

    Adapted from a recipe by: Megan Huddleston. Made on Tuesdays with Thomas 11/2/20 Ingredients: 2 Dates 2 bananas, frozen 1 tsp Pumpkin Spice Balsamic Directions: Cut dates and bananas into wheels, blend with Pumpkin Spice balsamic until smooth and creamy. Spoon into bowl, drizzle with Pumpkin Spice Balsamic and enjoy! Be sure to consume immediately …

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  • Kabocha Farro Salad

    Recipe by: Ethel Klimes. Featured on Tuesdays with Thomas on 10/13/20 Ingredients: 1 Package Farro (12-14oz), prepared according to package (I like to substitute sodium-free vegetable broth for half of the water) 1 Medium Kabocha Squash, peeled and roasted (see below) 1/4 cup Pumpkin Seeds (optional: substitute sunflower seeds or pine nuts) 1 tbsp. Nutritional …

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  • Apple & Pear Delight

    Recipe by Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 cup Oats, ground in food processor to a course flour 1 cup Rolled Oats 7 Dates, pitted 2 cups apples, chopped 1 cup pear, chopped 1/2 cup pecans, chopped (optional: substitute nuts of your choice) 1 tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice from Nick at Local …

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  • Pear Overnight Oats

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1/2 cup plant-based milk (I used almond milk) 1 tbsp. Chia Seeds 1/2 cup Rolled Oats 1 tbsp. Pecans, chopped 1 Date, soft and chopped 1/2 cup Pear, chopped 1 tbsp. Vanilla 1 tsp White Pear Balsamic Directions: Combine all ingredients in a jelly jar, …

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  • Carrot Cake Muffins

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 10 Dates, pitted 1 1/2 cups Oat Milk (substitute any other plant based milk) 3 ripe bananas, smashed 2 tbsp. Vanilla 1 tbsp + 1tsp Coconut White Balsamic 2 tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice 2 tsp. Baking Powder 1 tsp. Baking Soda 3 cups Rolled Oats, …

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  • Best Marinara Sauce Ever

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 Bell Pepper, chopped 1 Onion, chopped 1 Cup Artichoke Hearts, cut into small pieces 1 tsp. Onion Powder 1 tbsp. Minced Garlic (optional: two cloves chopped fresh garlic) 1 tsp. Persian Lime Pepper from Nick at localspicery 2 tsp Sun-Dried Tomato Powder 1 tbsp. …

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  • Sweet Apple Pinto Beans

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 Red Onion, chopped 1/3 cup Red Bell Pepper, chopped 1 Apple, Golden Delicious peeled and chopped 1/2 tsp. Persian Lime Pepper from Nick at localspicery 1/2 tsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice 2 Cans of Pinto Beans, 15oz each with 1 can drained 1 tbsp. Sweet …

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  • Air Fried Pineapple Mushrooms

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 Red Onion, sliced 1 package mushrooms, 8oz sliced 1/2 Yellow Bell Pepper, cut into strips 3 tbsp. Island Pineapple Balsamic 1 1/2 tsp Persian Lime Pepper from Nick at localspicery 2 tbsp. Pineapple Juice 1 cup pineapple, frozen or thawed in chunks Directions: In …

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  • Air Fried Roasted Mushrooms

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name ingredients: 8oz package mushrooms, sliced 2 tbsp Simply Lemon Balsamic 1 tsp. Persian Lime Pepper from Nick at localspicery Directions: in a bowl, combine all ingredients and toss mixture until even. Air fry at 400 degrees for 7-10mins until mushrooms are tender, check halfway through and …

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  • Instant Pot Autumn Butternut Squash Soup

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 Butternut Squash (cut off the stem, seed it, leave the skin on, and cut into large chunks) 1 Onion, chunked 1 clove of Garlic, large 1/2 cup Celery 1/2 cup Carrots 4 Dates, pitted 1 tbsp. Ruby Red Onion Balsamic 1 tbsp. Gilroy Garlic …

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  • Italian Herb Black Beans

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1/2 cup Onion, chopped 1 Orange or Yellow Bell Pepper, chopped 1 can Black Beans, 15oz drained 1 tbsp. 7-herb Italian Balsamic 1 tsp. Persian Lime Pepper from Nick at localspicery 1 tsp. Italian Herb from Nick at localspicery Directions: In 1/2 cup water, saute …

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  • Pineapple Black Eyed Peas (or Black Beans)

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 Onion, chopped 2 cans black Eyed Peas (optional: substitute Black Beans), 1 drained 1 tbsp. Cilantro Herb Balsamic 1 tsp. Persian Lime Pepper from Nick at localspicery 1 cup Pineapple, frozen and chopped Directions: In 1/2 cup water saute onions and peas/beans until mostly …

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  • Roasted Butternut Squash & White Bean Hummus On Toast

    Recipe by: Sonja at Sonja’s Plant Based Pantry I’m have a new fondness of open faced sandwiches, probably because the recent buzz surrounding avocado toast. Well, this combination is perfect for that! This toast has many layers of texture and flavor, yet it’s simple to make . And, this recipe is very versatile; it can …

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  • Kickin’ Cabbage & Beans

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Directions: 1 Red Onion, chopped 1tsp. Garlic Powder 2 tsp Onion Powder 1 Can Kidney Beans, drained 1 cup Sliced Mushrooms, Dried 2 cups cabbage, cut into strips 2 tsp. Persian Lime Pepper from Nick at localspicery 1 tbsp. Ruby Red Onion Balsamic Directions: In 2/3 …

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  • Peachy Black Beans

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 4 Green Onions, chopped 1 Bell Pepper, chopped 1 can Black Beans, 15oz drained 1 Peach, cubed 1 tbsp. Peach White Balsamic 1 tsp Cumin Dash of Pepper Directions: In 1/2 cup water, saute vegetables until cooked. Stir in Balsamic and spices, cook for a …

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  • Quick & Easy Stir Fry (SOS free)

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 Red Onion, chopped 1 Large Bell Pepper, diced (optional: substitute 1 small yellow, 1 small orange, 1 small red) 1/2 cup Carrots, julienned 1/4 cup sunflower seeds, raw 2 tsp. Garlic, minced 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder 1/2 tsp. Onion Powder dash of pepper 1 …

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  • Artichoke – Sun Dried Tomato Dish

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 Onion, sliced 1/2 cup Sun-Dried Tomatoes 1 tbsp. Garlic, minced 1 tbsp. Oregano 1 tbsp. Basil dash of pepper 1 cup Artichoke Hearts, drained 2 tbsp. Tomato Paste 2 tbsp Ruby Red Onion Balsamic Directions: In 1/2 cup water saute onion, tomato, garlic, oregano, …

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  • Jazzy Pinto Beans

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 Onion, chopped 1/3 cup peppers 1/2 cup carrots, julienned 1/2 cup bell peppers, chopped 1 Green Onion, chopped 1/2 cup Kale, chopped 2 tbsp. pumpkin seeds, raw 1 can pinto beans, 15oz drained 1 tsp cumin 1 tbsp. Fig Balsamic Directions: in 1/2 cup …

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  • Cilantro Kidney Beans

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1/2 cup Onion, chopped 1/3 cup peppers, chopped 2 cans Kidney Beans, 15oz drained 1/4 cup Cilantro 1 tsp Cumin 1 tbsp. Pomegranate Balsamic Directions: In water, Saute all ingredients except vinegar until the veggies are cooked Add Balsamic, serve and enjoy! Optionally, garnish with …

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  • Fruity Waffles with Sauce

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: For Sauce: 1 Ripe Banana, fresh or frozen 1 cup Fruit, your choice frozen or fresh 1 tbsp Vanilla 1 tbsp. Strawberry Blonde Balsamic For “Waffles” 1 Cup Oat Flour (blend oats in a food processor to make) 1/3 cup rolled oats 1 tbsp. Ground …

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  • Rustic Potato Salad

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 5 cups Red Potatoes, cubed (remove any bad spots or eyes, leave skin on unless you prefer to peel them) 1/2 cup Red Onion, chopped 1/2 cup Celery, chopped 2 mini-cucumbers, chopped small 1/2 cup Kale, chopped 1/2 cup Carrots, chopped 1 1/2 cup Walnuts …

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  • Bowl O’ Beans

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 Onion, Chopped 1 can Pinto Beans, 15.5 oz drained (substitute prepared beans) 1 Can Black Beans, 15.5 oz drained (substitute prepared beans) Pepper to taste 2 tsp. Cumin 1 tbsp. Cilantro 1 tbsp. Cilantro Herb Balsamic Directions: In 1/2 cup water, saute vegetables. Add …

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  • Peachy Keen Oats

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: (Double if using pint Jelly Jar) 1/3 cup. Unsweetened Apple Juice 1 tsp. Peach White Balsamic 1 tsp. Vanilla 1 tbsp. Chia Seeds 1/3 cup Peaches (small pieces – fresh, frozen or freeze dried) 1 tbsp. Slivered Almonds 7 tbsp. Rolled Oats Directions: Stir ingredients …

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  • Mushroom Artichoke Topper

    Recipe by: Rita RosenliebFacebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 Red Onion, sliced 2 Green Onions, chopped 8oz Mushrooms, sliced 1/2 cup artichoke hearts 1 Lemon, juiced 2 tbsp. Ruby Red Onion Balsamic 1 tsp. Persian Lime Pepper from Nick at LocalSpicery Directions: In 1 cup water, Saute all vegetables until almost done Add …

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  • Arugula Salad

    Recipe by: Lisa Duncan. Mentioned on Tuesday with Thomas on 7/7/20 Ingredients: Arugula, 7oz bag 1 Large Apple, tart or sweet 1/3 cup red onion, diced 1/2 cup fresh blueberries, rinsed Simply Lemon Balsamic Directions: Wash and Grate or chop the apple, place into a small bowl. drizzle balsamic over and stir to coat, this …

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  • Spinach Strawberry Salad

    Recipe By: Donna Vore. Mentioned on Tuesdays with Thomas on 7/7/20 Ingredients: Raw spinach, rinsed Fresh strawberries, sliced Red onions, thinly sliced Pecans, chopped Strawberry Blonde Balsamic Directions: plate quantity of Spinach desired, top with strawberries and red onions. drizzle Strawberry Balsamic, and sprinkle pecans. Enjoy!

  • Hickory Smoked BBQ Jackfruit

    Recipe By: Chef AJ. Featured on her channel on march 28th, 2019 and mentioned on Tuesdays with Thomas on 9/1/20 Ingredients: 1 Red Onion, chopped finally chopped garlic, adjust amount to taste 1 box Jackfruit, 7oz 1/2 cup Smoked Hickory Balsamic Directions: In water, onion until caramelized. Add finely chopped garlic and continue to saute …

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  • Smoked Hickory Beans

    Recipe by: Rita Rosenlieb. Featured on Tuesdays with Thomas on 9/1/20Facebook: A Healthy LifeEmail: designedforyou@me.comWebsite: ahealthylife.name Ingredients: 1 Onion, chopped 1 Yellow Bell Pepper, chopped 2 cans Pinto Beans, 15 ounces each drained 1 can tomato sauce, 15 ounces 2-3 tbsp Smoked Hickory Balsamic 3 tbsp stone ground mustard (can substitute regular mustard) 1 TSP …

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  • Dippin’ Ketchup

    Recipe By: Chef AJ. Featured on Tuesdays with Thomas on 9/1/20 Ingredients: 1 can tomato paste (6oz) 3 tbsp Smoked Hickory Balsamic 1/8 tsp Smoked Paprika from our friend in the SOS community Nick at localspicery.com 1/2 tsp onion granules or powder Directions: Stir and serve! A Perfect condiment for dipping air-fried french fries and …

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  • BBQ Portabella Grits

    Recipe by: Jennifer Kellogg. Featured on Tuesdays with Thomas on 9/1/20 Polenta Ingredients: 1/2 cup corn garlic powder to taste 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 1/4 cup soy or almond milk 1/2 cup dried polenta Other Ingredients: 1/2 cup BBQ sauce of your choice 1/2 tsp liquid smoke 1 tsp Smoked Hickory Balsamic 1 tsp Vegan …

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  • Instant Pot Red Cabbage with Fig

    Recipe By: Kristy Mason. Featured on Tuesdays With Thomas 8/4/20 Ingredients: 3-4 tbsp Fig Balsamic 1 Onion, chopped or sliced 2 lb. Red Cabbage, sliced thinly Pepper, dashed to taste Directions: Using Sauté Setting, add sliced onions to instant pot with 4tbsp water and sauté for a few minutes. Then add red cabbage and stir …

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