Sunday, August 7, 2022

Hoff's Sun Sweet Tea

Hoff's Sun Sweet Tea

Yields: cups
dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free

Ingredients:

Directions:
  1. Fill a 1/2 gallon mason jar with Water
  2. Place Tea Bags in Water, hanging the strings over the edge - screw on lid
  3. Place jar in direct sunlight for at least 2-3 hours
  4. Stir in Sugar
  5. Place in refrigerator to chill before serving or serve over ice 

Friday, July 8, 2022

Hoff's Taco Pasta Salad

 Hoff's Taco Pasta Salad

Yields: Around 13 cups
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free
  

Ingredients:
  • 1lb GF Pasta
  • 1 15 oz can Organic Corn (rinsed & drained)
  • 1 15 oz can Black Beans (rinsed & drained)
  • 1 2.25 oz can Sliced Black Olives (rinsed & drained)
  • 1 cup Red Onion (chopped)
  • 1 16 oz jar Salsa
  • 3 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 1 packet Taco Seasoning
  • Sliced Avocado (optional garnish)

Directions:
  1. Cook pasta according to box directions till al dente
  2. Combine all ingredients in a very large mixing bowl, mixing until everything is coated well with the Salsa & seasonings
  3. Allow at least in a hour in the fridge for the flavors to blend before serving

Friday, July 1, 2022

Hoff’s Spring Rolls w/Dipping Sauce

Hoff’s Spring Rolls

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

Yields: about 6 Rolls


Roll Ingredients:

  • Rice Paper Wrappers
  • 10-12 oz. package of Rice Noodles
  • Greens (of choice, shredded)
  • Cucumber (shredded)
  • Carrots (shredded)
  • Edamame (optional)
  • Avocado (optional)

Dipping Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup Almond Butter Powder
  • 2 tbsp. Braggs
  • 1 tbsp. Rice Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. Maple Syrup
  • 1 tbsp. Lime Juice
  • 1 tsp. Ginger
  • Water

Directions: 

  1. Prepare Noodles according to the box directions, set aside to cool (must be cool before wrapping or Rice Paper will break apart)
  2. Soak Rice Paper in Water for about 20 seconds
  3. Assemble Rolls, set aside (careful not to let them touch each other)
  4. Whisk Sauce ingredients together (except Water) in a bowl or measuring cup
  5. Add small amounts of Water until desired consistency is reached

Friday, May 20, 2022

Hoff’s Waffle Pizza Crust

Hoff's Waffle Pizza Crust

Yields: 6ish Pizza Crusts

dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free 


Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Chickpea Flour
  • 2 cups Water 
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Sea Salt 

Directions:
  1. Using a high speed, blend all ingredients until smooth (about 30 seconds)
  2. Add more Water if necessary to get a batter consistency
  3. Let set-up for 10 minutes
  4. Cook like any other Waffle, but using a non-stick waffle plate/mold, no oil needed
  5. Add Sauce & toppings
  6. Air-fry at 400 degrees for 2-3 minutes

Hoff Thoughts: I prefer to use my Cuisinart Griddler - they now sell waffle plates (just make sure to order the right size for your Griddler model) But I have also used silicon waffle molds, baking in the oven. 

Friday, May 6, 2022

Hoff's Falafel w/Tzatziki Salad

Hoff's Falafel w/Tzatziki Salad

Serves: 2

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

Ingredients:
  • 4 cups Lettuce of choice
  • 6-8 Falafels
  • Cucumber (sliced)
  • Cherry Tomatoes (quartered)
  • Red Onion
  • Pickle Relish

Tzatziki Ingredients:

  • 15 oz. can White Beans (rinsed & drained)
  • 1/2 Cucumber (peeled) 
  • 1/2 cup plant-based Milk
  • 1/2 cup Cashews (optional)
  • Juice of one Lemon
  • 2 tbsp. Dill (dried or fresh)

 

Directions:

  1. Prepare Fafalel according to box directions
  2. Meanwhile, in 2 large bowls, divide Salad ingredients equally or to preference
  3. Using a high speed blender, blend Tzatziki ingredients (except Dill) until smooth, mix in Dill, transfer to a storage container and chill in the fridge until needed

Hoff Thoughts: This makes a lot of dressing, more than what is needed for two salads, plan accordingly.


Saturday, April 16, 2022

Hoff's Lasagna III

Hoff's Lasagna III
Yields: About 6 large servings
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free
 
Ingredients:
  • 16 oz. gluten-free Pasta
  • 1 medium Zucchini (shredded)
  • 1 jar Spaghetti Sauce (Prego Light)
  • 1 15 oz. can of Tomato Sauce
  • x oz. firm Tofu (drained)
  • 1 15 oz. can Black Beans (rinsed & drained)
  • 1/2 cup Nutritional Yeast
  • Juice from 1 Lemon
  • 2-3 cloves of Garlic
  • 2 tbsp. Italian Herbs
  • 2 tbsp. Sea Salt
  • Nutritional Yeast

Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Soak Pasta in hot water for 10 minutes, drain & mix with Spaghetti Sauce
  3. Blend Tofu, Black Beans, Nutritional Yeast, Lemon Juice, Garlic & Italian Herbs until creamy
  4. In a 9x13 baking dish, create the following layers
  5. First Layer: 1 layer of Pasta & Tofu mixture
  6. Second Layer: 1 layer of Pasta & shredded Zucchini
  7. Third Layer: 1 layer of Pasta, top with can of Tomato Sauce & sprinkle with Nutritional Yeast
  8. Cover & bake for 40 minutes
  9. Cool for 10 minutes before cutting

Friday, April 15, 2022

Hoff's Lemon Basil Pasta

Hoff's Lemon Pasta

Servings: 4
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, gluten-free, soy-free

Ingredients:

  • 16 oz. Gluten-free Pasta
  • 1 Zucchini (chopped)
  • 1 cup Mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 cup fresh Basil (chopped)
  • 1 cup Sweet Onion (sliced)
  • 2.25 oz. can sliced Black Olives (rinsed & drained)
  • Juice from 1 Lemon
  • 1/2 cup Pasta Water (reserved)
  • 2 tbsp. Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


Directions:  
  1. Cook Pasta according to directions
  2. Meanwhile lay Zucchini, Mushrooms & Onion on a baking tray & air-fry at 400 for 15-20 minutes
  3. Once everything is done, combine Pasta w/Veggies, stir in Black Olives, Basil & Lemon, add seasonings
  4. Add reserved cooking water if Pasta is too dry
  5. Enjoy!