Friday, December 7, 2018

Hoff's Orange Rice II (IP)

Hoff's Orange Rice II (IP)
Yields: 4-6 Servings
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Orange Juice
  • 2 cups Veggie Broth
  • 2 cups Risotto Rice
  • 1 15 oz. can Mandarin Oranges in light syrup
  • 3 tbsp. chopped Cashews (optional)
  • Sea Salt
Directions:
  1. Mix Juice, Broth & Rice together in IP
  2. Lock lid in place and make sure pressure release valve is closed
  3. Press "Manual" button & reduce time to 5 minutes
  4. When done, use Quick release method
  5. Stir in Mandarin Oranges with Juice & Cashew pieces
  6. Season with Sea Salt

Friday, November 23, 2018

Hoff's Skyline Chili (Instant Pot)

Hoff's Skyline Chili (Instant Pot)
Serves: 5-6
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, gluten-free

Ingredients:
  • 16 oz. gluten-free Spaghetti
  • 1 package Tempeh
  • 1 15 oz. can Kidney Beans (rinsed & drained)
  • 1 15 oz. can Tomato Sauce
  • 1 15 oz. can fire-roasted diced Tomatoes
  • 1 6 oz. can Tomato Paste
  • 1/2 Sweet Onion (chopped)
  • 1 tsp. Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp. smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp. Cumin
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp. Onion Powder

Directions:
  1. Prepare Spaghetti according to package directions
  2. Beak Tempeh into medium chunks & blend on low in a high-speed blender to form crumbles
  3. Combine the rest of ingredients, including Tempeh in the IP
  4. Lock lid in place and make sure pressure release valve is closed
  5. Press "Manual" button
  6. Decrease cooking time to 10 minutes
  7. When done, use Quick release method
  8. Stir in Spaghetti, top with optional Nutritional Yeast

Hoff Thoughts: If you're from around Ohio, you know that we love our Chili with Spaghetti, Skyline Chili style.  Of course this typically is accompanied by a sky high mound of shredded cheddar cheese, save yourself the artery clogging and use Nutritional Yeast instead.




Friday, November 16, 2018

Hoff's Chocolate Date Balls

Hoff's Chocolate Date Balls
Yields: 5-6 servings
dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup rolled Oats
  • 1/4 cup Water 
  • 1/4 cup Raisins
  • 8 pitted Dates
  • 1 tbsp. Almond Butter
  • 1 tbsp. Cacao Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Sea Salt

Directions:
  1. Blend ingredients together; I use my NutriBullet
  2. Roll into bite size balls
  3. Allow to set-up in the fridge
  4. Enjoy as a snack on the go!




Friday, November 9, 2018

Hoff's Quinoa Nachos

Hoff's Quinoa Nachos
Yields: 2 hearty entrees
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free

Ingredients:

Nacho "Meat"
  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cups Veggie Broth
  • 1 tsp. Taco Seasoning
  • 1 tsp. Cumin
  • 1 tsp. smoked Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
Cheese Sauce:
  • 1 15 oz. can Diced Potatoes (rinsed & drained)
  • 1 15 oz. can Carrots (rinsed & drained)
  • 1/3 cup Nutritional Yeast
  • Juice from half a Lemon
  • 1 tsp. smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp. Sea Salt
Nachos:
  • Organic Corn Chips
  • 1 Avocado (chopped/optional)
  • 2 tbsp. diced Onion
  • 1 16 oz. can fat-free Refried Beans
  • 1 15 oz. can fire roasted diced Tomatoes
  • 1 2.25 oz. can sliced Black Olives (rinsed & drained)

Directions:
  1. Prepare Quinoa per the box directions, adding the rest of the ingredients, I prefer using the Instant Pot - throw all the ingredients in the IP, seal & lock lid, set Manual timer for 4 minutes, allow to Natural release for 10 minutes, then Quick release
  2. Meanwhile put Cheese Sauce ingredients into Vitamix & blend on high for 6 minutes
  3. Separately, heat up Refried Beans
  4. When the Quinoa, Cheese & Beans are done, assemble your Nachos anyway you see fit

Hoff Thoughts: I like to prepare this as a main entree for two people on those nights when I just want some comfort food, but I suppose you could share with others as a party appetizer.


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