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Strawberry Jam Tarts with the neat egg

Strawberry Jam Tarts with the neat egg

These easy-to-make strawberry jam tarts are the perfect summer-time dessert for your next backyard plant-based party! 

 

SERVINGS: Makes 12 tarts.

INGREDIENTS:

2 tablespoons plant-based butter, for greasing pan

1 ¾ cup flour

1 tablespoon neat egg powder

Pinch salt

½ cup plant-based butter, cold and cubed

2-3 tablespoons cold water

1 cup strawberry jam

Fresh berries for serving

 

DIRECTIONS:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 12 count tart pan or 12 mini ramekins with plant-based butter.  Mix together the flour, neat egg powder, and salt in a bowl.  Add the cubed butter.  Use a pastry blender to chop the butter into the flour, forming crumbles the size of peas. Add water, a little at a time, and continue blending with the pastry blender or your hands until a smooth dough is formed. Wrap the dough in parchment paper and chill for at least 15 minutes.  On a lightly floured work surface, roll the …

Loma Linda Sloppy Joe Pockets

A neat and tidy way to eat Loma Linda Sloppy Joe!  These puff pastry triangles are stuffed with plant-based protein and sure to be a hit at your next gathering!
SERVINGS: Makes about 30 triangles.
INGREDIENTS:
2 pouches Loma Linda Sloppy Joe
1 package frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed
¾ cup plant-based butter, melted
DIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 350.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Unroll thawed phyllo dough and keep it covered with a moist towel, so it doesn’t dry out while you’re working with it.
Brush melted butter on one sheet of dough.  Add another sheet on top and brush that with butter as well. With the dough long-wise in front of you, cut the dough from top to bottom in 3 strips.
Add 1 tablespoon of filling towards the bottom of the dough strip.  Take one of the bottom corners and fold it, forming a triangle.  As you would fold a flag, continue folding the …

neat Original Holiday Herb Stuffing

Impress your guests with a plant-based take on the classic stuffing side-dish, the perfect accompaniment to your next holiday feast.
SERVINGS: Makes 9 servings.
INGREDIENTS:
2 pouches neat (Original or Italian)
1 14-16 oz bag stuffing cubes
½ cup plant-based butter, melted
1 sweet onion, diced
3 celery stalks, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
3 cups vegetable broth
2 neat eggs, prepared
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
1 tsp dried rosemary
1 tsp dried sage
½ tsp salt
½ tsp black pepper
DIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 325.  Grease a 13 x 9 baking dish.
Prepare neat crumbles according to package directions.
In a skillet over medium heat, saute the onions and celery and butter until the vegetables are soft, about 7-9 minutes.  Add the garlic and cook 2 minutes longer.
In a large bowl, mix together the vegetables with the stuffing cubes and remaining ingredients.  Then add cooked neat crumbles and toss gently to combine.
Transfer to the baking dish and bake uncovered 35-45 minutes until the top is golden …

Soft and Chewy neat egg Gingersnaps

The neat egg makes for a modern plant-based version of old-fashioned molasses cookies that will fill your home with the sweet smells of the holidays!
SERVINGS: Makes 2 dozen cookies.
INGREDIENTS:
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup plant-based butter, softened
¼ cup molasses
1 neat egg, prepared
1 tsp. Vanilla extract
2 ½ cup flour
2 tsp. Baking soda
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1tsp. Ground ginger
½ tsp. Salt
¼ cup sugar for coating
DIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Using an electric mixer, beat together the brown sugar, butter, molasses, and neat egg until fluffy and well combined.  Add the vanilla.
In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and salt.  Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture and thoroughly combined, but do not over mix.
Roll rounded tablespoons of the dough into balls, place on a cookie sheet 1 ½ inches apart.
Bake for approximately 14 minutes.  Cookies will be soft to the touch but will …

Kaffree Roma Pumpkin Spiced Latte

The essential kick-off to fall, this pumpkin spiced latte is made caffeine-free with Kaffree Roma!
SERVINGS:  Makes 2 drinks.
INGREDIENTS:
2 Tablespoons Kaffree Roma
2 cups plant-based milk
3 tablespoons canned pumpkin puree
1 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Caramel sauce, optional
Cinnamon for dusting, optional
Whipped cream, optional
DIRECTIONS:
In a saucepan over medium heat, mix together milk, pumpkin, and sugar.  Stir to dissolve the sugar and heat 2-3 minutes, but do not boil.  Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla and pie spice.  Add 1 tablespoon Kaffree Roma granules to each of 2 mugs.  Pour half the milk mixture into each mug and stir to dissolve the Kaffree Roma.  Top with whipped cream, a dusting of cinnamon, and a drizzle of caramel sauce.  Relax and enjoy!
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Loma Linda Layered Taco Dip

Layers of plant-based goodness that’s sure to be a hit at your next party!
This recipe makes 10 servings.
2 pouches Loma Linda Taco Filling
1 can vegetarian refried beans
8 ounces guacamole, fresh or store bought
1 cup plant-based sour cream
1 ½ cup salsa
1 ½ cup plant-based cheese
1 can black beans, rinsed
½ can corn (or fresh corn cut off the cob)
10-12 cherry tomatoes, cut into quarters
Handful cilantro, chopped
Tortilla chips for dipping!
Heat the Taco Filling according to package directions and let cool slightly.  In a large glass bowl, layer in this order:  refried beans on the bottom, then guacamole, sour cream, salsa, cheese. Top with the Taco Filling.  In a separate bowl, mix together black beans, corn, tomatoes and cilantro.  Add the black bean mixture as a border around the top of the dip, allowing the taco filling to be the star of the dish!  Serve with tortilla chips and dig in at your …

Loma Linda Thai Green Curry Veggie Wraps

The perfect light lunch or appetizer layered with fresh summer vegetables.  Featuring our Thai Green Curry complete meal, all wrapped up, easy to prepare and easy to enjoy!
This recipe makes 3 wraps and can be doubled or tripled to create enough to serve a crowd.
Ingredients:
1 pouch Loma Linda Thai Green Curry meal
3 whole wheat wraps or wraps of your choice
¼ cup shredded carrot
¼ of a cucumber sliced thin
¼ of a red bell pepper, sliced thin
1 handful mixed salad greens
On the center of each wrap, layer lettuce, veggies, and ⅓ Thai Green Curry pouch contents. 
Wrap like a burrito, tucking in the sides and you roll up. 
Slice the wrap in half to serve for lunch or in quarters for an appetizer. 
Optionally, insert a toothpick to hold the wrap together before serving.
Check out the full video recipe by clicking here.

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Loma Linda TUNO Macaroni Salad

This recipe makes 10 servings.
2 cans Loma Linda TUNO, any flavor
8 oz. pasta, cooked according to package instructions and cooled
¾ cup red bell pepper, diced
3-4 stalks celery, diced
¼ red onion, diced
½ cup sweet relish
Dressing:
Salt & pepper
¼ tsp crushed red pepper
¼ tsp garlic powder
¾ cup plant based mayo
¼ cup plant based sour cream
1 tablespoon sugar
2 teaspoons dijon mustard
In a large bowl, add pasta, TUNO, and vegetables.  In a separate bowl mix together the dressing ingredients until thoroughly combined.  Pour the dressing over the pasta mixture and mix well, until the dressing is evenly distributed.  Serve to your guests at your next backyard get together!
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Loma Linda Sloppy Joe Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

Impress your guests with this surprisingly simple plant-based dish, served as an appetizer or main dish, it’s sure to excite taste buds!
Serves 4-6
Ingredients:
2 pouches Loma Linda Sloppy Joe
6 portabella mushrooms
3 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper
1 cup frozen chopped spinach
½ cup canned diced tomatoes
½ teaspoon garlic powder
¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
4 oz. plant-based mozzarella
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.  Wash and remove stems and gills from the mushrooms.  Brush each side of the mushroom with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Bake mushrooms for 8 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat a non-stick skillet over medium heat.  Pour the contents of 2 Sloppy Joe pouches into the skillet.  Add the spinach, tomatoes, and garlic powder.  Heat until warmed through.
Top the pre-baked mushrooms with the sloppy joe mixture.  Sprinkle with fresh parsley and cheese.  Bake for an additional 5 minutes until cheese is melted.  Serve while still …

neat Original Salsa Burger

Kick up your next cookout with neat Original plant-based salsa burgers!
Serves 4
1 package neat Original Mix
½ cup salsa
4 hamburger buns
4 slices plant-based cheese
1 handful of cilantro, chopped
1 avocado, sliced
2 tablespoons Avocado oil, or cooking oil of choice
Preheat 1 tablespoon oil in a non stick skillet over medium heat.  In a bowl, add salsa one spoonful at a time to the neat meat mix.  Keep adding salsa until the mix is thoroughly moist, yet still formable.  Form mixture into 4 equal size patties. Cook each pattie until browned on each side, about 3 minutes each side.  When the burger is flipped to the second side, add 1 slice of cheese so it can begin to melt.  Toast each bun in a toaster or griddle.  Add the cooked burger to the bun and top with fresh cilantro and a few slices of the avocado.  Serve with extra salsa, if desired, and …