Getting Green with Cilantro Chives Salad Dressing

kates super salad green dressing

kates super salad green dressingSalad dressings seem to be one of those things in the kitchen that everyone has been convinced that we need to buy from a store. For one reason or another we are overwhelmed by the notion of creating our own dressing. It might be the convenience of over paying for a few ingredients that have been blended together, or it might be the complexity of flavors that we are uncertain of recreating at home.

Whatever the reason I am here to tell you to stop buying salad dressing, now! First of all you are overpaying, second you are getting a lot of unhealthy ingredients, and third you are missing out on truly great flavor. This salad dressing will go with any greens based salad that you might put any creamy dressing on.


Took my Chevre to the levy but the levy was dry

vegan aged chevre herbes de provence

vegan aged chevre herbes de provenceNot that it needs much repeating but I do love the taste of cheese. When I got this months issue of VegNews and they had 6 different cheese recipes I knew I was going to end up making them all. This one is a take on goats cheese that I have to say is pretty spot on. It is a little more advanced than the cream cheese recipe but only one step more.

Making the rejuvelac is definitely a pain the butt so you may want to see if you can just buy some at the health food store. Rejuvelac is a fermented liquid made from soaking sprouted grains for a day or two. I used brown rice since thats what I had in the house and it took a long time to get them to sprout. Once they did though the rejuvelac came about in just a day or two and the rest was pretty easy to get done.


Gluten Free Vegan Pizza with Vegan Mozzarella Cheese

Who doesn’t love pizza? Its food laid bare for all the senses to experience: sight, smell, taste, touch. However if you have a gluten intolerance it can be a painful experience to eat a regular wheat flour pizza. Kate and I dont have an allergies that we know of to Gluten but wanted to give a Gluten Free pizza a try. Plus I had recently made some Vegan Bufala Mozzarella and this was a perfect excuse to eat some up!


Vegan Mozzarella Cheese

I know what you are thinking: How can you make vegan cheese? Don’t we have to force cows into yearly pregnancies and then separate them from their child so that we can pump them for all the milk we can consume?

No you don’t. You can have the taste and texture of cheese without having to harm any animals. Let me tell you how.