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