Fried Barley (Vegan) Pork Rice

    FRIED BARLEY (VEGAN) PORK RICE More complicated than most fried rice stories, but definitely worth the effort! If rice can be a moan and groan dish, this is it! Makes almost 8 cups BARLEY: 3/4 c. dried barley, rinsed well 2 c. vegetable broth 1/2 t. salt Combine barley, broth, salt in saucepan, … Continue reading Fried Barley (Vegan) Pork Rice


Barbecue Chick’n Green Beans – gardein

BARBECUE CHICK'N GREEN BEANS Gardein Chick'n Strips sauteed with green beans, green peppers, roasted red peppers and onion with a Coffee Barbecue Sauce! Serves 4 Coffee Barbecue Sauce > 1/2 c. ketchup - I used True Made Foods Vegetable Ketchup (more like a sauce than what I'm used to in a ketchup) 1/4 c. prepared … Continue reading Barbecue Chick’n Green Beans – gardein

Crabless Cake Bites – gardein

CRABLESS CAKE BITES Now this is an easy appetizer when you don't want to start from scratch. And why not impress your guests and make your appetizer the talk of the meal! Makes 18 bites  8.8 oz. Gardein brand Crabless  Cakes, frozen vegetable oil for frying Dipping Sauce: prepared yellow mustard ketchup veg mayo chopped … Continue reading Crabless Cake Bites – gardein


This is such a no-brainer. Steve sautéed some mushroom, onion and green pepper, then added a homemade marinara sauce we had frozen. Then added fresh garlic and basil. Open the package of frozen meatballs, add to simmering sauce, cover and cook about 15 minutes or till heated all the way through. Serve over pasta or … Continue reading GARDEIN MEATLESS MEATBALLS


LIQUORED UP MARYANNE AND MIKE MARINARA 'Snowy' sweet onion and garlic simmered with mushroom in a smoky tomato sauce flavored with red wine and Marsala wine! We served it over linguini topped with a veg chick'n cutlet steeped in Marsala, then topped with skillet-fried marsala mushrooms. Top it off with fresh basil if it makes … Continue reading LIQUORED UP MARYANNE AND MIKE MARINARA – gardein


VEGGIE LEGUMES & BEEFLESS GROUND Fresh cooked green beans and baby carrots mixed with split green peas, lentils and Gardein Beefless Ground. Seasoned with turmeric, allspice, smoked paprika and sage! Makes 11-1/2 cups 1 c. dried lentils, rinsed in wire mesh strainer to remove all foam 1 c. dried split peas, rinsed in wire mesh … Continue reading VEGGIE LEGUMES & BEEFLESS GROUND – dog food – gardein

Pineapple Barbecue Chick’n Strips – gardein

Pineapple Barbecue Chick'n Strips Wow. What a punch! Serves 4 Make barbecue sauce first: 1/3 c. ketchup 1/2 c. canned pineapple tidbits plus some liquid, I used DOLE brand 1/4 c. Balsamic vinegar 1/3 c. dark brown sugar 1 T. liquid smoke 1 t. garlic powder 1 t. smoked paprika 1 t. dry mustard a … Continue reading Pineapple Barbecue Chick’n Strips – gardein


ORANGE PAN VEGGIE CHICK'N Gardein Crispy Chik'n Manadarin-style pan-fried till charred, cooked in an orange marmalade apple cider vinegar mustard sauce, then combined with broccoli cuts! Serves 4 2 T. grape seed oil 10.5 oz. pkg. froz. Gardein Crispy Chick'n - Mandarin Style salt and pepper 16 oz. pkg. froz. broccoli cuts Sauce: 1/2 c. … Continue reading ORANGE PAN VEGGIE CHIK’N – gardein


Although the package instructions suggest micro-waving the frozen filets for 1 minute, before cooking in non-stick skillet with no oil, I do not have a microwave nor a non-stick skillet. I also don't have a deep fryer or a toaster oven, and I didn't want to oven-bake them for 24 - 28 minutes, after preheating … Continue reading GARDEIN GOLDEN FISHLESS FILETS