Peanut Butter Noodles

Let’s use peanut butter in everything! I love making savory dishes with it including this little easy noodle sauce. With a powerful and delicious savory combination of peanut butter and white beans, this recipe delivers a good amount of protein kick. The garlic, ginger and hot sauce combination in there perfectly complements the peanut butter to achieve that mouth watering savory flavor profile. Read on for the full recipe:

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French Toast

A versatile and delicious vegan French toast based on garbanzo bean flour. This has basically become our go-to weekend breakfast when we feel like treating ourselves. Since the toast itself is not sweet, it goes so well with both sweet and savory toppings. So enjoy with fruits, maple syrup drizzle, jams or go with your favorite plant cheese. You can also keep the leftovers (if any) in the fridge and warm up later, it will still be good.

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Potato Apple Savory Pancakes

A wonderfully creative and delicious take on savory pancakes, inspired by the book  “My Last Supper: 50 Great Chefs and Their Final Meals” by Melanie Dunea. While not a plant-based book, I found it fascinating to look into what some great chefs would like to have as their last meal. What struck me was how simple the dishes were for many of the chefs. Of course I was going to try a few of them so I started by veganizing this potato apple savory pancake. The original recipe belongs to Michelle Bernstein. I replaced the egg with flax egg, added lemon juice rub to prevent discoloration and added nutritional yeast to enhance the taste. It all came together beautifully, with a great form and texture, and a mild but flavorful savory taste. My plant-based version of the recipe is here:

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Purple Carrot Kvass

This beautiful red home fermented drink is called the purple carrot kvass, and besides being a delicious probiotic, it is also an interesting savory drink option.

I am a big fan of fermented drinks; their sour, earthy, mouthwatering taste, and their awesome probiotic benefits. I had published a continuous brew kombucha recipe before, and I still regularly make it. But I am now adding this kvass option to my home fermenting as my savory option. There aren’t many non-sweet and non-alcoholic drinks available, at least in the western cuisine, and I think that is unfortunate. I believe we get enough sugar as is, and I appreciate when there is a drink option that does away with sugar altogether. It may taste strange at first, sort of like a milder pickle juice, but it is a taste I came to crave on the regular. The recipe is below:

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