Cooking Under Pressure: Mung Beans with Veggies SoupWith the aid of a pressure cooker, this nourishing and satisfying soup cooks in just 20 minutes. Be sure to follow manufacturer instructions because different generations of pressure cookers require specific techniques. Linda Scotti prepared this recipe at our January 5, 2019, Learn to be Vegetarian talk, held at the Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center in Lisle, Illinois.Cranberry Nut BreadThis richly colored bread, with its tangy, sweet flavor, will brighten any holiday meal.Cream of Tomato Soup with Indian SpicesRahul Mendiratta prepared this delicious Cream of Tomato Soup with Indian Spices at our January 12, 2019 Indian Cuisine cooking demo, held at the Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center in Lisle, Illinois.Creamy Pickled “Herring”You’ll find great taste and texture in these eggplant “filets” which are marinated in a tangy cream sauce with onions. We haven’t tried a vegan version with nondairy sour cream and milk. If you do, please let us know how it turned out!Cucumber and Mint RaitaThis refreshing yogurt salad is often served with spicy Indian dishes. It typically features dairy
yogurt, but for a vegan version, experiment with unsweetened alternatives..Enchilada PieYou can build a Mexican meal around this satisfying entrée by serving it with guacamole and
crisp corn chips.Energy Boosting HalvaLavina Sethi prepared this Energy Boosting Halva at our December 8th, 2018 Delicious Desserts cooking class, held at the Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center in Lisle, Illinois.Fresh Vegetable KabobsGet creative with this fun, open-ended recipe, choosing a variety of colorful
vegetables. The kabobs are delicious served as an appetizer with a creamy ranch
or onion dip.Frozen Mango YogurtThe delectable flavors of mango and coconut are captured in this refreshing dessert.Fruit KabobsExperiment with this luscious low-calorie appetizer, selecting a colorful mix of sweet fruits in season.Garden Fresh PizzaA display of garden vegetables lends appeal to this colorful pizza. For a gluten-free version, look
for a prepared crust in the freezer section of larger grocery stores.Garlic Pita CrispsA quick, tasty, and crunchy snack–easy enough for kids to prepare for baking!