Recipes

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Mexican Sweet Heat Chocolate Pie

Mexican Sweet Heat Chocolate Pie

California BalsamicOct 14, 20212 min read
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

Delicious vegan SOS-free plant-based baked treats courtesy of longtime fan and recipe submitter Rita Rosenlieb of “A Healthy Life” on Facebook., great as scones or oat bars depending on the cut of the dough. This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on April 6th! link and recipe inside.
Paige’s Citrus Salad

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! This recipe was featured on Chef AJ’s channel on April 6th! link and recipe inside.