Nimai’s Cookbook

Polenta Sandwich

PrintPolenta Sandwich IngredientsI cup Cornmeal (coarsely ground, yellow) 3-4 Cups Vegetable broth 1/2 Cup vegan Shredded Cheese 1 Tablespoon Earth Balance (vegan butter) Salt, Pepper, Garlic Powder Olive Oil for frying Sourdough Bread Steamed Kale Tomato Chili Powder Maple Syrup VegenaiseInstructionsBoil 3 cups vegetable broth and whisk in cornmeal until […]

Vegan Reuben

PrintVegan Reuben IngredientsPumpernickel Bread Earth Balance Russian Dressing (Vegenaise and Ketchup mixed) Sauerkraut Vegan Corned Beef (Seitan) Vegan Swiss Style Cheese Optional: Pickles InstructionsSpread vegan butter on the outside halves of the bread. On the inside, spread Russian dressing, lay one slice of swiss on each half, and corned beef […]

Vegan Betty Crocker Chocolate Chip Cookies

PrintVegan Betty Crocker Chocolate Chip Cookies Total Time: 30 minutes Yield: 36 cookies Ingredients1 Cup Earth Balance (vegan butter) 3/4 Cup Brown Sugar 3/4 Cup Organic Sugar 1 Ener-G “egg” (or other egg replacer) 1 Tablespoon Vanilla 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 1/4 Cup Flour 1 Cup […]

Vegan Almond Cheesecake

PrintVegan Almond Cheesecake Ingredients2 Cups Cashews (soaked overnight and drained) 1 1/2 Cups Coconut Yogurt 1/2 Cup Maple Syrup 1/4 Cup Coconut Oil (melted) 1 Ener-G “Egg” or egg replacer of choice 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract 1/2 Tablespoon Almond Extract Sliced Almonds for topping For the Crust: 1 Cup Almond […]

Mesquite Granola Bars

PrintMesquite Granola Bars Yield: 15 granola bars Ingredients2 Cups Oats 1/2 Cup each of Sliced Almonds, Pepitas, Chopped Pecans 15 Pitted Medjool Dates 3 Tablespoons Coconut Oil 1/2 Cup Peanut Butter 1/4 – 1/2 Cup Maple Syrup 1/2 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract 1 Tablespoon each of Chia Seeds and Flaxmeal 1/2 […]

Peanut Butter Cowboy Cookies

PrintPeanut Butter Cowboy Cookies Total Time: 1 hour Yield: 6 Texas-sized Cookies Ingredients1 Cup Earth Balance (vegan butter), softened 2/3 Cup natural creamy Peanut Butter 1/2 Cup Coconut Sugar 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar 1/2 Cup Organic Sugar 2 “Ener-G” vegan eggs 2 teaspoons Vanilla 1 teaspoon Baking Soda 1/2 teaspoon […]

Key Lime Mexican Wedding Cookies

PrintKey Lime Mexican Wedding Cookies Total Time: 2 hours Yield: 36 cookies Ingredients1 Cup Earth Balance (vegan butter), softened 2 1/2 Cups Powdered Sugar, divided 2 Cups All-Purpose Flour 1 teaspoon Key Lime Zest the juice from 3 Key Limes 1/2 Cup chopped Pecans 1 teaspoon Vanilla ExtractInstructionsBeat softened butter […]

Cashew and Cauliflower Cream

This is the perfect base for creamy Alfredo sauces, creamy soups, or salad dressings. When making into a salad dressing, be sure to add Veganaise! PrintCashew and Cauliflower Cream Ingredients2 Cups Cashews (soaked for at least 2 hours) 1 Head Cauliflower 1 Tablespoon minced Garlic 2 Cups Vegetable Broth juice […]

Creamy Potato Leek Soup

This is the ultimate comfort food in the dead of winter! Super healthy, flavorful, vegan and creamy (thanks to my homemade Cashew and Cauliflower Cream). Cozy up and serve with warm, crusty bread. PrintCreamy Potato Leek Soup Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 40 minutesTotal Time: 55 minutes Yield: 8 servings […]

Blueberry Almond Butter Protein Muffins

Good morning! These are my Blueberry Almond Butter Protein Muffins. They are a perfect on-the-go breakfast because they are low-gluten, high protein from the almond butter, and just perfectly sweetened. I love when things turn out right, ya know? Vegan AND delicious AND fluffy? I literally can’t even. PrintBlueberry Almond […]

Maple Seitan Bacon

PrintMaple Seitan Bacon Total Time: 15 minutes Yield: 6 strips Ingredients1 Tablespoon Maple Syrup 1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce 1/2 Tablespoon hot sauce (I used Brave Harvest) 2 Tablespoons Water Nutritional Yeast 6 strips seitan Olive OilInstructionsCoat each piece of seitan in nutritional yeast. In a little bowl, mix the maple, […]