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Kashi Good Foods, Great Tastes Webinar

The other week, Kashi hosted a webinar where celebrity chef Domenica Catelli and Kashi’s natural food and lifestyle expert Keegan Sheridan talked about incorporating good nutritious foods in your every day meal and and making them appeal to whole family, in particular little kids. Here’s a little about the presenters. Keegan Sheridan, ND is serves...

Chunky red bean paste

Here is recipe that uses red azuki beans. The chunky red bean paste can be used as a filling for buns or pastries, used in pancakes, or made into sweet desserts. I like to spread a little bit of the paste on toast and snack away. Ingredients 1/2 cup dried red beans 1/4 cup sugar,...

Green tea tofu soy ice cream

The recipe I ended up using was the Vegan soy ice cream recipe from Post Punk Kitchen. The recipe was very basic and used minimal ingredients. All I had to do was customize it with my choice of flavor. Ingredients: 12 ounces firm silken tofu 1 cup plain soy milk 1/3 cup maple syrup 2...

Tofu Pumpkin Pie

I posted a recipe for a vegan pumpkin pie a while back. I have been looking forward to baking this for some time and was very excited this past weekend when I finally made time for it. I am a big fan of pies and cakes. Also, I am always intrigued by vegan food and...

Thai Sticky Sweet Rice Dessert

Here is a recipe for an awesome Thai dessert! Ingredients: 1.5 cup glutinous rice (also known as sticky rice or sweet rice) 1 14oz can of coconut milk 5 tbsp light brown sugar 1 tsp salt (plus side of sliced mangos!!) Directions: Soak the rice in cold water for a few hours. (Alternatively, pour boiling...

Blackberry Vegan Tofu Cheesecake

In my last post Lunar New Year Food (Vegetarian Style) I showcased the Berry Mix Tofu Cheesecake. It uses tofu and soy cream cheese as the main ingredients and was topped with strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries. Previously, I had also posted a recipe for a Blueberry Tofu Cheesecake that utilized tofu and soy milk instead....

Blueberry Tofu Cheesecake

Here’s a recipe for a vegan dessert. In the past when I attempted to bake a tofu cheesecake, I used soy cream cheese, which is often available at selected groceries and health food stores. Tofutti makes a good dairy-free cream cheese that is available at Gristedes Supermarket. This time I tried an alternative and simply...

Flan: Part II

I was a little disappointed with how my flan came out. It ended up looking like a chunky cheesecake and tasted like a ultra sweet egg custard cheesecake. It wasn’t bad, though, considering it was my first try. Looky: I was sad when I discovered that the caramelized sugar crystallized onto the pan when I...

Flan, Part I

Flan (also known as caramel custard or creme caramel) is one of my favorite Spanish desserts. Earlier last week I came across a recipe for this savory and super tasty treat in a newspaper. I was very excited and was looking forward to making flan for the very first time. It’s been such a buzy...