Friday, August 10, 2018

Hoff's Corn Honey Butter

Hoff's Corn Honey Butter
Yields: about 1 cup
dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free

Ingredients:
  • 1 15 oz. can organic Corn with liquid
  •  2 tbsp. Honey
  • 1 tsp. Sea Salt
Directions:
  1. Using a high speed blender, blend Corn until smooth
  2. Pour into a small saucepan
  3. Cook over medium to high heat until liquid cooks off
  4. Remove from heat, stir in Honey & Salt
  5. Place in airtight container in fridge for up to 2 weeks

Hoff Thoughts: Perfect for some GF English Muffins!  Want it savory - just omit the Honey.



Friday, August 3, 2018

Hoff's "Butter" German Noodles

Hoff's "Butter" German Noodles
Yields: 6-8 servings
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free

Ingredients:
  • 16 oz. gluten-free Pasta
  • 1/2 small Cabbage (chopped)
  • 1 Sweet Onion (half-moon slices)
  • 1 15 oz. can diced Potatoes (rinsed & drained)
  • 2 cups Sauerkraut
  • Liquid Smoke (optional)
"Butter Sauce"
  • 2 15 oz. cans organic Corn (rinsed & drained)
  • 2 tsp. Sea Salt
 
Directions:
  1. Prepare Pasta according to package directions
  2. Meanwhile in a medium non-stick frying pan, brown Onions
  3. Add Cabbage and sautee until soft; add couple of splashes of Liquid Smoke
  4. Remove from heat and set aside
  5. Using a high-speed blender, blend Corn & Salt together until smooth & creamy
  6. When ready, drain Pasta and return to pot
  7. Stir all ingredients together, including Sauce and return to simmer to heat through
  8. Season with Salt if needed




Friday, July 27, 2018

Hoff's Chickpea Burgers

Hoff's Chickpea Burgers
Yields: 8 burgers
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free

Ingredients:

  • 2 15 oz. cans Chickpeas (do not drain)
  • 1 cup of Rolled Oats 
  • 1/2 cup chopped Onion
  • 1/2 cup Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 tbsp. Mustard
  • 1 tbsp. dried minced Onion
  • 1 tsp. Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp. Sea Salt

Directions:
  1. Place all ingredients (Chickpeas first) in a high speed blender, blend until smooth
  2. Form into patties
  3. Allow to set-up in fridge for 20 minutes, uncovered before cooking or freeze
  4. Grill or broil until golden brown, about 10 minutes each side

Hoff Thoughts: I prefer to form my burgers using a silicon (BPA-free) burger press mat and freezing - much easier to work with. Two scoops of mix yields the perfect burger.


Friday, July 20, 2018

Hoff's Quinoa Salad (Instant Pot)

Hoff's Quinoa Salad (Instant Pot)
Yields: 4-5 Servings
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free

Ingredients:
  • 3 cups Water 
  • 2 cups Jasmine Rice
  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 1/2 Red Onion (chopped)
  • 1 15 oz. can Chickpeas (rinsed & drained)
  • 1 15 oz. can organic Corn (rinsed & drained) 
  • 1 15 oz. can Mandarin Oranges in light syrup
  • 1/3 cup Braggs
  • Juice from 1 Lime
Directions:
  1. Mix Water, Rice & Quinoa 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 manual release method for 10 minutes, then quick release
  5. Stir in Red Onion, Chickpeas, Corn, Mandarin Oranges with Juice, Braggs & Lime Juice
  6. Allow to chill & marinate in fridge before serving
 

Friday, July 6, 2018

Quick GF Vegan English Muffins

Recipe modified from The Big Man's World

Quick GF Vegan English Muffins
Yields: 2 Muffins
dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free

Ingredients:
  • 2/3 cup Rolled Oats
  • 1 tbsp. Chia Seeds
  • 1 tbsp. Sugar
  • 1 tsp. Baking Powder
  • Pinch Sea Salt
  • 6 tbsp. Applesauce
  • 2 tbsp. Water

Directions:
  1. Using a high speed blender, blend Oats into a fine powder
  2. Add remaining ingredients and blend on low to combine
  3. Use a small spatula to mix in any dry mix stuck in the corners
  4. Divide batter into two mugs & tap down to flatten
  5. Microwave each mug on High for 2 minutes
  6. Cool, remove Muffin, slice in half & toast for optimum enjoyment 

Hoff Thoughts: You can get 6 tbsp. of Applesauce out of one little snack pack cup.  Not exactly an English Muffin, but it's a tasty little breakfast bread.  Use this trick to easily clean your blender.