Sticky Sesame Shiitake Mushrooms

These Sticky Sesame Shiitake Mushrooms are the perfect mix of sweet, salty and umami! The mushrooms are completely crisped up then coated in this divine sauce, and you can serve it any way you please! Once upon a time, I …

Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Serves: 1 cup
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  • 1 cup dried shiitake mushrooms (1 jar)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1-2 tablespoons maple syrup*
  • 2 tablespoons liquid aminos
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • chopped scallions & sesame seeds, for garnish
  • ½ teaspoon cornstarch + ½ teaspoon water

Vegan Crab Cakes (Happy Hearts “Crab” Cakes) from Sweet Potato Soul

These Vegan Crab Cakes are crunchy on the outside, moist on the inside and pleased our entire family! With the perfect crust, texture and flavours, you’ve got to try them! It’s from Jenné Claiborne’s cookbook Sweet Potato Soul! What comes to …

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 10 mins
Serves: 12 cakes
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  • 2 (14-ounce) cans hearts of palm, drained and chopped into large pieces
  • 1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas (see page 125) or 1 (15-ounce) can, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs, plus ½ cup for coating
  • ¼ cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and rinsed
  • 1 ½ tablespoons Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon ume plum vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 6 tablespoons grapeseed, canola, or safflower oil
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Red Lentil Curry – Vegan, One Pot

This Red Lentil Curry is SUCH a delicious curry recipe ready in an hour! It’s made easily in one pot, is vegan and freezes so well! Can I share a secret with you? It’s been a while since I last …

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