Cold Brew Lemon BalmLemon balm is digestive and calming.Cranberry Nut BreadThis richly colored bread, with its tangy, sweet flavor, will brighten any holiday meal.Dolmas (Stuffed Grape Leaves)Grape leaves stuffed with tender rice and fragrant spices are one of Greece’s outstanding appetizers.Eggless Potato OmeletOmelets can be enjoyed for any meal, but these golden shredded potatoes, seasoned with sweet onion and loaded with fillings of your choice, are an enticing way to start the day. This recipe comes from one of our favorite chefs, Acooba Scott, who has presented at Veggie Fest.Eggplant “Caviar”You don’t have to be an eggplant lover to enjoy this popular spread.Elderberry Decoction or TeaThese highly medicinal bluish-black berries are antiviral, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory. Enjoy a cup of hot elderberry tea at any time of day. With or without honey, it’s relaxing and helps to keep the winter blues away. Elderberry SyrupElderberry extractions are known to dramatically reduce the duration and severity of colds, flus, and viral infections. Several studies have shown that using elderberries early on and in frequent intervals can reduce the flu virus by 2 to 3 days. Use the syrup for those pre-flu signs: a tickle in the throat, fatigue, or achy muscles. You may just be able to prevent the illness altogether. Elderberry-Hibiscus Iced TeaElderberries contain anthocyanins, powerful antioxidants, along with vitamins A and C, calcium, magnesium, iron, niacin, and potassium. Enjoy this potent combination of elderberry and hibiscus in a cool iced tea. The beautiful color and tangy flavor can be sipped throughout the day or served at a luncheon. Your guests will be happy to know that they’re being served a vitamin-rich and delicious tonic.EmpanadasVioleta Patino prepared these authentic Empanadas at our April 20th, 2019 cooking demo, held at the Science of Spirituality Meditation Center in Lisle, Illinois. A specialty from Guanajuato, Mexico but originating in Spain, these savory pies are a flaky, vegan treat.Fettucine AlfredoSue Rose from the Veggie Fest team has created a creamy, vegan Alfredo sauce that will wow your guests, vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike.Five-Minute Miso SoupGaetan Charest prepared 5-Minute Miso Soup at our October 13th, 2018 Fall Harvest cooking class, held at the Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center in Lisle, Illinois.Flavorful Steamed VeggiesGaetan Charest prepared Flavorful Steamed Veggies at our October 13th, 2018 Fall Harvest cooking class, held at the Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center in Lisle, Illinois.