Friday, April 16, 2021

Hoff's Tuscan Soup (Instant Pot)



Hoff's Tuscan Soup (Instant Pot)
Yields: 10 cups
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, soy-free

Ingredients:
  • 4 cups Veggie Broth
  • 2 cups Plant-based Milk (reserved)
  • 4-5 Yukon Gold Potatoes (pre-steamed & cubed)
  • 5 oz. Fresh Baby Kale
  • 1 15oz. can White Beans (rinsed & drained) 
  • Juice from 1/2 Lemon (reserved)
  • 1 Sweet Onion (chopped)
  • 2 tsp. Vegan Ham Seasoning (reserved)
  • 1 tsp. minced Garlic 
  • 1 tsp. Oregano 
  • 1 tsp. Onion Powder
  • Season with Sea Salt & Lemon Pepper

Directions:
  1. Sautée Onions on the Sautée setting in the IP, stir in Garlic for last 30 seconds
  2. Turn IP off to shut off Sautée setting
  3. Dump remaining ingredients into IP, except Kale, Milk & Lemon Juice
  4. Stir to combine
  5. Close & lock lid
  6. Set pressure valve to close
  7. Set Manual setting at High Pressure for 3 minutes
  8. Quick release steam
  9. Stir in Milk & Lemon Juice
  10. Using a immersion blender, blend soup until creamy, but with some chunk remaining
  11. Stir in Kale until wilted
  12. Season & serve with a nice crusty bread!

Friday, April 9, 2021

Hoff's Spring Pasta



Hoff's Spring Pasta
Yields: 5-6 servings
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free*

Ingredients:
  • 16 oz. Pasta of choice*
  • 1/2 cup Pasta Water (reserved, if needed)
  • 1 carton sliced Mushrooms
  • 1 bunch Asparagus (chopped)
  • 1 Onion (sliced)
  • Juice from 1/2 Lemon
  • 1/3 cup Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 tsp. minced Garlic
  • 1 tsp. Broth Stock Powder
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp. Onion Powder 
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Directions:
  1. Cook Pasta according to directions
  2. Meanwhile sauté Onions until they begin to sweat
  3. Add minced Garlic, stirring for 30 seconds
  4. Add Mushrooms & Asparagus, stirring periodically until cooked
  5. Add to cooked Pasta, along with remaining ingredients 
  6. If too dry, stir in reserved Pasta Water
  7. Plate & eat!



Friday, April 2, 2021

Hoff’s Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Hoff’s Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Yields: 10 Cookies
dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free
  

Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cups Old Fashioned Oats + 1/2 cup WO
  • 1/2 cup Apple Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1/3 Brown Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Raisins
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1 tsp. Sea Salt 

Directions:
  1. Blend 1 1/2 cups Oats, Cinnamon, Baking Powder & Salt in a high speed blender until finely ground
  2. Pour dry ingredients to a mixing container and using a fork, stir in 1/2 cup of whole Oats, Sugar, Maple Syrup, Apple Sauce, & Raisins
  3. Scoop batter onto parchment lined cookie sheets or silicon mat
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes
  5. Remove from cookie sheet and allow to cool

Friday, March 26, 2021

Hoff's Tacos/Burrito/Salad Filling (IP)



Hoff's Tacos/Burrito/Salad Filling (IP)
Yields: about 4 cups
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, gluten-free, soy-free


Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup Jasmine White Rice
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 10.6 oz Upton’s Chili Lime Carnitas Jackfruit
  • 15 oz can Black Beans (w/liquid)
  • 1/4 cup frozen Organic Corn
  • 1/4 cup Salsa
  • 3 tbsp. Sugar (optional)

    Directions:
    1. Mix everything together in IP
    2. Close & lock lid
    3. Set Pressure Valve to Sealing
    4. Select Steam setting on High Pressure & cook for 3 minutes
    5. Natural release pressure
    6. Great for Tacos, Burritos & more...

    Hoff Thoughts: The Jackfruit mix is too spicy for me, hence the sugar, but if you don’t mind a kick, leave it out.

    Friday, March 19, 2021

    Hoff’s Stuffed Mushrooms



    Hoff's Stuffed Mushrooms
    Yields: about 10 Mushrooms

    meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, oil-free

    Ingredients:
    • 1 cartoon Button Mushrooms (stems removed)
    • 2 tbsp. GF Bread Crumbs
    • 2 tbsp. Nutritional Yeast
    • 2 tbsp. Braggs
    • 1 tsp. Italian Seasonings
    • 1/2 tsp. Onion
    • 1/2 tsp. Garlic

     Directions:
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
    2. Mix everything but the Mushrooms together in a small bowl
    3. Using a spoon, gently fill each Mushroom
    4. Space apart Mushrooms on a silicon lined baking sheet
    5. Spray Mushrooms with additional Braggs
    6. Bake for 15-20 minutes
    7. Watch that the topping does not burn
    8. Enjoy!

    Friday, March 12, 2021

    Rice Paper Bacon!

    Rice Paper Bacon!

    Yields: 12 pieces
    meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, oil-free

    Ingredients:
    • 4 sheets Rice Paper
    Marinade:
    • 2 tbsp. Braggs
    • 1 tbsp. Maple Syrup
    • 2 tsp. Liquid Smoke
    • 1 tsp. Honey
    • 1/2 tsp. Paprika
    • 1/2 tsp. Garlic
    • Pepper

     Directions:
    1. Whisk marinade ingredients together in a medium bowel, you want enough room to work with the Bacon, set aside
    2. Place warm water in a shallow dish, like a pie dish
    3. Soak two Rice Paper sheets together for about 10 seconds
    4. Place on cutting board and using a large knife, cut one slice about the size of Bacon 
    5. Immediately transfer Bacon to marinade and coat both sides
    6. Lay Bacon on silicon lined baking sheet
    7. Continue step 4 - 6 until all Bacon is prepared
    8. Sprinkle left over marinade over Bacon
    9. Bake at 400 degrees for 7 minutes
    10. DO NOT walk away, Bacon will go from crisp to burnt very quickly
    11. Bacon will continue to cook on baking sheet until removed
    12. Good hot & cold

    Friday, March 5, 2021

    Hoff’s General Tso Sauce

    Hoff’s General Tso Sauce

    Yields: 1 1/4 cup
    dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, gluten-free

    Ingredients:
    • 1/2 cup Water
    • 1/2 cup Braggs
    • 1/4 cup  Maple Syrup
    • 2 tbsp. Old Fashioned Oats
    • 2 tbsp. Rice Vinegar
    • 1 tbsp. Tomato Paste
    • 1 tbsp. Molasses
    • 1 tbsp. minced Garlic
    • 1 tsp. Ginger
    Directions:
    1. Blend all ingredients using a high speed blender for 6 minutes
    2. Serve over veggies, rice, etc.