Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Pasta

Non-dairy & Gluten Free

  • 1 lb. Gluten free pasta (cooked) I used Chickpea pasta
  • 1 jar (7 oz.) sun dried tomatoes (drained and roughly chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 3 cups vegetable broth or stock (½ cup reserved )
  • ½ cup coconut milk (any non dairy milk could used, oat milk, almond milk etc)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon cracked red pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup fresh basil (roughly chopped, about 20 leaves)
  • 2 tablespoons gluten free flour (or corn starch)

*You can also add cooked chicken or mushrooms to this recipe. Both work well!

  • 1. In a heavy saucepan over medium heat, saute the sun-dried tomatoes for 3 minutes. Add the minced garlic and continue to saute for 2 minutes.
  • 2. Add 2 ½ cups of vegetable broth and the sour cream to the pan and stir over medium heat until well blended. Stirin the garlic powder, nutritional yeast, onion powder, cracked red pepper and salt and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3. Combine the reserved ½ cup of vegetable stock and flour in a small bowl and stir until there are no lumps. Pour the flour mixture into the pan and stir until blended and the sauce begins to thicken. Add the basil and pasta, stir and cook until heated through. Serve warm.

Dairy & Egg Free Brownies

Makes 9 brownies in a square 8×8 pan

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup refined coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup dairy-free chocolate chips (Wnjoy life brand)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened plant-based milk (I used oat milk)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F and lightly grease an 8×8 baking dish.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, melt the coconut oil and chocolate chips in the microwave. Heat for about 1-2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds until fully melted.
  • Remove from microwave and stir in sugar. Once combined, add plant-based milk and vanilla and stir until combined.
  • Add remaining ingredients to the bowl and stir until just combined.
  • Transfer to prepared baking dish and bake for 30 minutes, or until baked through.
  • Once cooked, let cool completely before cutting into 9 equal pieces.