Snacks, Tips, Tricks and Hacks

Vitamix 068051 FoodCycler FC-50, 2L Capacity Check out Amy as she reviews The Vitamix Food Cycler It is important to me to keep waste out of the landfills. I make vegetable broth with my vegetable scraps and have been composting the remaining scraps on my kitchen counter in this Compost Bin.  There have been times when I did not empty… Continue reading Vitamix 068051 FoodCycler FC-50, 2L Capacity

Dressings and Sauces, Hey, I Can Make That!, Italian, Recipes, Tomatoes, Vinegar

Rick’s Tomato Sauce

Delicious in Rick's Lasagna or Rick's Baked Ziti. Ingredients: 1 26oz container of Pomi Tomatoes (can be chopped, diced or pureed) 1 16oz can Diced Tomatoes 1 16oz Jar of low salt or unsalted Salsa 1 TBS Balsamic Vinegar 1 TBS Italian Herbs 4 TBS Table Tasty or your favorite salt substitute 1 TBS Onion… Continue reading Rick’s Tomato Sauce

Cheese (vegan), Familiar Foods, Hey, I Can Make That!, Italian

Rick’s Parmigiana Cheeze – Plant Based

Ingredients: 2/3 Cup non-fortified Nutritional Yeast ½ Cup Raw, Unsalted Nuts (any combination of Almond, Cashew, Brazil or Walnuts) ¼ TSP Onion Powder (unsalted) ¼ TSP Garlic Powder (unsalted) 1 TBS Table Tasty (or your favorite salt substitute) Directions: Place ingredients into a standing blender or food processor with S-Blade. Pulse till crumbly. If you… Continue reading Rick’s Parmigiana Cheeze – Plant Based

Be Green With Amy, Cheese (vegan), Familiar Foods, Italian, Recipes, Tofu

Rick’s Ricotta – Plant Based

Creamy and Delicious! This can be used in Rick's Lasagna or Rick's Baked Ziti. Tofu/Ricotta Cheeze Blend: Place into Food Processor and process with S-Blade: 2 packages of firm tofu, cubed. (can use silken tofu) Set aside. Instructions: Blend in high powered blender: ½ cup Unsalted, Macadamia Nuts* ½ cup Raw, Unsalted Walnuts* ¼ cup… Continue reading Rick’s Ricotta – Plant Based

Batch Cooking, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cool Gadgets, Familiar Foods, Italian, Main Dishes, Recipes, Zucchini

Rick’s Lasagna Watch The Recipe Demo Here! Ingredients: Rick's Tofu/Ricotta Cheeze Blend 1 box of Whole Wheat Lasagna Noodles or Zucchini Noodles (see notes) 1 60 oz. bag Frozen (defrosted) Cauliflower /Broccoli / Carrots (California Blend) see notes Lasagna Noodles: Place lasagna noodles in large stock pot with about 4 - 5 quarts of boiling water.… Continue reading Rick’s Lasagna

Snacks, Tips, Tricks and Hacks

Pack a Sliced Apple -No Brown, No Lemon!

Be Strong, Be Well and Be Green!🌱 As I discussed in my blog about Apples – Keep Them Fresher, Longer , citrus juice can be squirted on a sliced apple to keep it from oxidizing and turning brown. One of our readers said that her daughter did not care for the taste of citrus on her sliced… Continue reading Pack a Sliced Apple -No Brown, No Lemon!

Barbecue, Barbecue Sides, Be Green With Amy, Cabbage, Carrots, Familiar Foods, Onions, Raisins, Salads and Sides

Cole Slaw Watch Me Make Coleslaw ! Delicious Coleslaw! Ingredients: For the Salad: 2 heads organic, purple cabbage, grated 1 carrot, grated 1/4 cup raisins 2 tablespoons raw pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons raw sunflower seeds 1 tablespoon unhulled sesame seeds ½ cup chopped walnuts Dressing: 1/3 cup almond milk 1 apple  sliced 1/2 cup raw cashews… Continue reading Cole Slaw

Breakfasts, Cardamon, Chia, Cinnamon, Desserts, Easy Delicious Recipes, Hey, I Can Make That!, Nuts, Oats, Raisins, Recipes

Freakin’ Fabulous Cookies or Oatmeal Breakfast / Anytime Bars

Ingredients: 1 ½ Cup Oat Flour ½ Cup Rolled Oats 1 Tsp Baking Powder (non-aluminum) 1 TBSP Ground Cardamon 1 Cup Orange Juice of 1 Orange, peeled 1 Cup Raw, Unsalted Walnuts 1 Cup Raisins ¼ Cup Ground Chia Seed 1 TBS Cinnamon Instructions: Mix ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Place mixture in a… Continue reading Freakin’ Fabulous Cookies or Oatmeal Breakfast / Anytime Bars

Batch Cooking, Hey, I Can Make That!, Mushrooms, Onions, Recipes, Red Pepper

No Oil Mushrooms View The Recipe Demo On Be Green With Amy YouTube! No Oil Mushrooms Ingredients: 1 Bag Frozen Peppers & Onions Mix 3 Pounds Sliced Mushrooms 3 TBSP Bensons Table Tasty 1 TBSP Chili 9000 3 TBS Rick’s Special Sauce Instructions: Place Peppers & Onions in 5 qt frying pan on high heat. Option: You… Continue reading No Oil Mushrooms

Children, Health, Kids, Need to know

Families and Plant Based Nutrition with Brenda Davis, RD and Plant Based Dr. Reshma Shah Watch Full Interview With Dr. Shah and Brenda Davis, RD Get critical plant based nutrition information for all ages from Pregnancy to Toddlers,Teens and Young Adults. Learn how each phase of life can require different types of Plant Based nutrition. Plant Based Pediatrician Dr. Reshma Shah MD and Registered Dietician Brenda Davis answer your… Continue reading Families and Plant Based Nutrition with Brenda Davis, RD and Plant Based Dr. Reshma Shah