Recipes from the Ottawa Women’s Show Cooking Demo

April 18, 2012

Hey all:

Just quickly posting the recipes I made for the Ottawa Women’s show cooking demo!

Bran Muffins

1 cup flour

1.5 cups wheat bran

2 tsp baking powder

¾ tsp salt

½ cup sugar

1 banana

¼ cup neutral oil (like canola)

1 cup soy milk or water

1/3 cup raisins

1/3 cup chopped walnuts

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Mix the flour, bran and baking powder together in a mixing bowl.
  3. Using a hand blender if you have one (a potato masher if you don’t), mash the banana very well and blend it with the sugar, oil, soy milk and salt.
  4. Spoon into lined muffin cups and bake for 18-20 minutes; 15-17 minutes for mini muffins.


Spicy Peanut Rice

4 cups cooked brown rice

1 tsp fresh grated ginger

¼ cup soy sauce

1/3 cup natural peanut butter

1 tsp chili sauce (like sambal oelek)

2-3 tbsp water

Carrots, celery and whatever other veggies you want, very finely chopped

Sliced almonds (toasted for 8 minutes at 350 degrees)

Put soy sauce, ginger, peanut butter, water and chili sauce in a jam jar and shake to blend.  Microwave (without the lid!) for 30 seconds. Mix sauce, rice, veggies and toasted almonds.


Teryaki Rice Salad

4 cups cooked brown rice

1/4 cup soy sauce

1 tsp fresh grated ginger

1/4 cup agave or brown sugar

1 tsp vinegar

2 tbsp water or orange juice

1 tbsp sesame oil

Carrots, celery and whatever other veggies you want, very finely chopped

Cashews (bought raw, toasted at 350 degrees for 8 minutes, then chopped)

Put soy sauce, ginger, agave, vinegar, water/juice and sesame oil in a jam jar.  Shake to blend. Microwave (without the lid!) for about a minute. Mix rice, cashews and veggies and stir in half the sauce. Add additional sauce to taste.


“Chicken” and Rice Salad

4 cups cooked brown rice

1/2  cup “Veganaise”

2 tbsp prepared mustard

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

¾ cup finely chopped celery

¾ cup finely chopped faux chicken (try President’s Choice vegetarian chicken breasts!)

¾ cup toasted sliced almonds


Mix Veganaise, mustard, salt and pepper. Stir in other ingredients.  Enjoy warm or chilled.


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