Category Recipes

Swap Recipe: MC’s Irish Soda Bread

Ingredients: 4 cups all purpose flour ½ cup corn grits ¾ cup oats 1 cup raisins 1 ½ tsp baking soda 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 beaten egg 1 ½ cups kefir (or buttermilk, or milk with a bit o’ vinegar, or yogurt – yogurt makes it moist without butter!) ½ cup brown sugar […]

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Swap Recipe: Couscous Salad

(This recipe has been adjusted from allrecipes.com) Ingredients 1 cup uncooked whole wheat couscous 1 ¼ cups vegetable broth 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 table spoons fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar ½ teaspoon ground cumin 5 green onions, chopped 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped ¼ cup chopped fresh […]

Swap Recipe: Steve’s Zucchini Mini Patties

(This recipe has been adjusted from allrecipes.com) Ingredients 2 cups grated zucchini 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup all purpose flour 1/4 cup Italian bread crumbs + 3 tablespoons for coating 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon crushed chili pepper salt to taste […]

Swap Recipe: Jenn’s Vegan Shepherd’s Pie (aka ‘Shepherd-less Pie’)

Shepherd-less Pie Ingredients 1.5 cups dried brown lentils (cooked with 4.5 cups of water) 2 bay leaves 2 lbs potatoes (mix of blue, Yukon gold, and russet), peeled and chopped into equal size 3 cloves of garlic, peeled 2 large white onion, diced 1 heaping tbsp nutritional yeast 1 tsp each thyme, rosemary, basil (all […]

Swap Recipe: Hillary’s Mushroom & Onion Quiche

Mushroom & Onion Quiche Crust 1 ½ cups flour (this particular recipe used half plain white wheat, and half red fife flour) ½ tsp salt ½ cup butter ¼ – ½ cup cold water Filling Lots of caramelized onions (To caramelize onions, cook in olive oil on low heat for forever — seriously.) Lots of […]

Swap Recipe: Ben’s Dark Chocolate & Mint Chocolate Faux Truffles

Prepared & Submitted by Ben Lowy Makes about 3 ½ dozen. Ingredients: • 1 (500g) package oreo cookies (The truffles from the swap used 38 cookies) • 1 (250g) package cream cheese (The truffles from the swap used about ¾ of the package) • 1 bag of chocolate chips Instructions: • In a food processor, […]

Swap Recipe: Jasmine’s Baked Apple Sauce

Prepared and submitted by Jasmine Chorley Foster, author of Best Morning Blog, who “barely adapted” the recipe from Daily Muse Blog (itself an adaption of a Barefoot Contessa recipe). What should you take from that modification trail? That you should tweak and customize to make this sweet versatile dish your own! Apple Sauce 6 – […]

Swap Recipe: Natalie’s Brioche

Brioche 2 cups of flour 6 g salt 1 tbsp sugar 3 eggs 1 sachet of instant dried yeast, or 11g fresh compact yeast ¼ cup of warm milk ½ cup cold butter, cubed egg wash (a slightly beaten egg with a tiny bit of water added) Makes 12 buns. In a small bowl, mix […]

Swap Recipe: Kayla’s Brownies

Brownies Preparation time: 20 minutes 2/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 7 tbsp butter 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla ¼ tsp salt 2/3 cup flour Melt the chocolate together with the butter, then mix the ingredients in the order listed.  Bake in a 350° oven for 20 minutes. ////\\\\////\\\\////\\\\////\\\\////\\\\////\\\\////\\\\////\\\\ This item was part […]

Swap Recipe: Kayla’s Minestrone

Minestrone  Serves: 10-12 Preparation time: 1 hour 1 bulb roasted garlic 2 (796 ml) cans of whole tomatoes 1 (156 ml) can of tomato paste 1 (540 ml) can of navy beans – drained 1 (796 ml) can of red kidney beans – drained 1 (450g) package of soup mix (dry lentils, beans, etc…) 6 […]