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Spring Challenge 2016 Day 17- Banana Punch

Having just recently been down to the Caribbean I was reminded of this simple tasty treat! Banana Punch 4 ripe bananas 11/2 cups water 1/2 cup soy milk 1/4 tsp nutmeg honey or rice syrup to taste Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth and frothy. Chill before serving  

Spring Challenge Day 26- Dulse , Carrots And Celery

Dulse, Carrots and Celery-by Aveline Kushi Spring or filtered water 2 Cups carrots halved and sliced on a diagonal 1 Cup celery sliced on a diagonal 1/2 Ounce dried dulse Pour a little water into a pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the carrots and cook until soft. Remove, […]

Spring Challenge Day 25- Tempeh Shish Kebabs

Tempeh Shish Kebab-by Aveline Kushi This is a favorite for parties or summer barbecues. Quantity of ingredients will vary with number of people served and how items are arranged on skewers. Carrots Burdock Red radishes Umeboshi plums Broccoli flowerets Cauliflower flowerets Tempeh Tamari soy sauce Cut the carrots and burdock into chunks and lightly boil […]

Spring Challenge Day 4- Pressed Salad

Mixed Pressed Salad-by Aveline Kushi 1/2 Head medium-sized cabbage, shredded 2 Carrots, sliced or shredded 1 Bunch red radishes, sliced, plus radish tops, thinly sliced 2 Tbsp sea salt Mix the vegetables and salt together and press for 30-45 minutes. The pressure may be reduced as the water starts to come out. Before serving, squeeze […]

Feeling Soupy?

Colder weather is here. Bring on the soups! Every Monday I will have TWO! Fresh homemade organic, vegan, gluten free soups available  for pick up or delivery($40 or more) All soups are $5.00/16 oz Soups I’ve had so far.. Moroccan spiced pumpkin soup Cream of cauliflower and dill Green split pea Gypsy soup Lemon lentil […]


Long time no see! From the middle of May to the second week of October I have the privledge of being the Executive Chef at the lovely Inn at st peters. This posistion has been a fabulous learning experience and I have met many new friends. It has not however allowed me time to keep up […]

Spring Challenge Day 19- Chow Mein

Chow Mein Well not actually traditional chow mein. I was looking around and running low on groceries. I had some leftovers of yesterdays bok choy, some dried chow mein noodles, a block of tofu and the ingrdients to make that awesome sauce from the carrot top dish.. so ta da..     Yesterdays bok choy […]

Spring Challenge Day 5- Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts Pan LOVES brussels sprouts. I asked him how he wanted them tonight and he said “Steamed with olive oil, lemon and salt” . Well alright Pan you got it! 2 Lbs Brussels sprouts 1 Lemon zest and juice 2 Tsp extra virgin olive oil pinch of sea salt   In a large pot, […]

Spring Challenge Day 4-Felix’s Broccoli Soup

                                                          1 lg onion, diced 2 cups cooked rice 2-3 cloves garlic, diced (optional) 1 whole broccoli 4-5 cups water 1 cup vegetable stock 1 Cup plain […]

Spring Challenge Day 2- Kale With Ume And Seeds

Kale With Ume And Seeds  1 Large bunch of  kale, washed 1Teaspoon umeboshi vinegar 1 Tablespoon sesame, pumpkin or sunflower seeds   Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Place a few  whole kale leaves in the water and boil for 2 min or until they turn bright green. Lift them from the […]