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Roast Cauliflower with No-Fat Brown Gravy (Gluten-Free, Vegan)

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I know that you have likely seen this roast cauliflower picture on Facebook or Pinterest.  Well, I did too.  So, I went looking for recipes and couldn't find any that met my chief requirement for the sauce: NO fat.  So I made up my own recipe that I think is super delicious.  I invite you to try it.

ROAST CAULIFLOWER:

HEAT oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
REMOVE leaves and bottom of core from Cauliflower so that it stands upright nicely.
TOSS Cauliflower in a bowl (or large baggy) with 2 tsp. of Olive Oil and about 1 tsp. of Celtic Sea Salt or Kosher Salt.
PUT IN OVEN for about 20-30 minutes to roast.

MAKE BEAN SAUCE/GRAVY:

COMBINE the following in a saucepan, and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 - 15 minutes:

1- 2 C. Cooked Mashed Beans (I used Pinto Beans, but other legumes would also be great)
2-4      Garlic cloves, grated
1 -2 T. Nutritional Yeast
1 tsp.   Celtic Sea Salt
1/2-1 C. Water or Vegetable Broth

TURN DOWN heat to lowest setting and put a lid on the gravy until the…

Curried Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup (Gluten-Free, Vegan)

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This soup was not actually demo'd in any of our cooking classes, but my good friend Mary Lou Johnson made it for a recent Church potluck and I feel that the recipe deserves to be on our website.  It's a 'brothy' curry soup, meaning that it isn't whirred up with a blender.  The flavours meld together so nicely, it was perfect during a time of joyful fellowship on a cool rainy day, and I'm sure you'll enjoy it too if you try it!

INGREDIENTS:

2 T. Coconut Oil1 medium Onion, roughly chopped3 cloves Garlic, minced1 T. fresh Ginger, grated2 T. Curry Powder1 tsp. Celtic Sea Salt (and those 82+minerals)1/s tsp. Black Pepper4 chopped plum Tomatoes (or 1- 14 oz. can chopped Tomatoes)1 C. dry Green Lentils1 qt./liter of Vegetable Stock or Water1- 14 fl.oz. C. Coconut Milk3 Sweet Potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces1 small Zucchini, roughly chopped1/2 C. Green Beans, cut in fours12 C. Fresh Parsley, choppedMETHOD: On medium-high burner, heat Coconut Oil in a sau…