Sunday, April 20, 2014

Happy Easter !


Hoff's Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Hoff's Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Serves: 2
dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free, gluten-free


Ingredients:

Directions:
  1. Combine all ingredients (except Chocolate) in a Vitamix
  2. Using the tamper, push the Bananas into the blades
  3. Blend until smooth about 10-15 seconds
  4. Drop Chocolate in & run a few seconds more to break up
  5. Serve immediately for soft serve or freeze for hard ice cream

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Hoff's Taco Meat

Hoff's Taco Meat
Yields: About 3 cups
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, gluten-free

Ingredients:
  • 8 oz. Tempeh
  • 1 15 oz. can Black Beans (rinsed & drained)
  • 1 medium Sweet Onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup Tomato Sauce
  • 1 tbsp. Liquid Smoke
  • 4 tsp. Chili Powder
  • 2 tsp. Cumin
  • 1 tsp. Paprika
  • 1 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Sea Salt

Directions:
  1. Rough chop Tempeh
  2. Using a mini food processor, blend Tempeh until it resembles ground crumbles
  3. Meanwhile, in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, brown Onions
  4. Add Tempeh to slightly brown
  5. Add Black Beans, Tomato Sauce & Seasonings
  6. Heat through & stuff yours Tacos!!!

Hoff Thoughts: Ya can't have tacos without Guacamole or Taco Shells!!!


Sunday, April 13, 2014

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Saturday, April 12, 2014

Hoff's Falafel

Hoff's Falafel
Yields: 8 small patties
meat-free, dairy-free, egg-free, oil-free, soy-free

Ingredients: 
  • 1 15 oz. can Chickpeas (rinsed & drained)
  • 1 tbsp. Whole Wheat Flour
  • 2 tsp. Cumin
  • 1 tsp. Onion Powder
  • 1 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp. Sea Salt

Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Using a Food Processor or Vitamix, blend Chickpeas & Seasonings until smooth
  3. Form into 8 small patties
  4. Place on a non-stick baking sheet
  5. Bake for 10 minutes, flip and bake for an additional 10 minutes



Hoff Thoughts:  Eat as is or stuff 2 patties into half of a Whole Wheat Pita with a slice of tomato, sliced onion, some hummus and pickle relish.  You can also brown these in a non-stick frying pan.