Which isn’t surprising to me at all, I don’t think that I have ever found an Ohsheglows recipe that I did not like :) And I substituted sunflower seeds for walnuts, and it turned out perfectly! Does anyone know how long the taco “meat” stays good for in the fridge? I still like my food to taste good though and it has been a challenge to find ways to make this happen. Can’t wait to try this and your lentil walnut taco meat! Thanks so much!! This is the first recipe I try from here (after lurking around for two weeks nonstop) and now I can’t wait to try absolutely every other recipe. There’s no middle ground. I can’t get enough of the cashew sour cream!! I LOVE a good taco salad. I was referring to freezing the taco meat! Thanks for the post – yum! Hey Laura, I’ve heard from many readers that the meat freezes and thaws well when tightly wrapped up. My husband and I just finished eating and we LOVED them. Since I made it when you posted it last week its all I’ve been thinking of! They were delicious and won over a lot of skeptics. What a deliciously vibrant and rich recipe! No I haven’t done yoga there yet, but I’ve been meaning to. Drain. Seems to always work out fine for me. Jun 24, 2014 - Life-Affirming Warm Nacho Dip - from "The Oh She Glows Cookbook" by Angela Liddon by Plant-Powered Kitchen I am used to eating all types of Mexican food with beans as the base (bean tacos, beans in taco salad) but this looks so fun and different! I sauteed an onion and pepper in a large pan. I actually think I beat your three minute time. If you have one, please share! I had plenty to eat for days – I used a whole onion and 2 red peppers. This recipe is great! I really appreciate it :) So glad you enjoyed it! Also, the strawberry sauce looks delish! I was very nervous making this but it turned out amazing! Next time I’m going to try mixing in sundried tomatoes and mushrooms…I’ll let u know how it goes ;). I made these for lunch with all the goodies from my CSA share and i have two thing to say: C. Stir in the tomato paste, followed by the broth. Oh She Glows Spring Clean Raw Beet, Carrot, and Apple Salad. Obsession-Worthy Peanut Butter Cookie Ice Cream. I skipped the cashew cream (read i got lazy) and added some green chilies and tiny bit of garlic to the guac. CAN'T. That’s always a huge bonus. Delicious!! So delicious! Kaitlin says: 09.16.16 at 9:25 am. I think the walnut “taco meat” really takes it over the top; such a great idea! Lettuce wraps are definitely one of my favorites in the summer! My husband wants me to make the tacos next time with real tortillas, but I think I’ll just leave that option for him because I loved being able to pig out on these with the 2 calorie “tortillas.” I’m definitely making these again…..with flour tortillas and lettuce tortillas. Without the sour cream it would take 30 mins if not less. This looks so good! Top with chopped tomatoes, red onion, jalapenos, and avocado. Summer is approaching down u der I will definitely put this on my to cook list as it looks amazingly delicious……thanks for sharing. It was so fast too. Made a version of this last night for our dinner–didn’t have time to soak, so I boiled the cashews for fifteen minutes and used Upton Naturals Ground Chorizo instead of the walnuts (though I’m so trying them next time). I cooked them down until they were soft and then followed the recipe from there. He loved them! The website changed to something that’s NOT a vegan restaurant, lol. Take care :). Since going through 5 months of chemo, three surgeries, 6 weeks of radiation, I have decided to try and live a cleaner healthier life. 1) Romaine/Iceburg/Butter lettuce “wrap” + Lentil-Walnut Taco Meat (creates an amazing base for a taco! Thanks so much for yet another staple recipe. I made this recipe, and it was delicious, but it took nearly 4 hours counting the time I had to sufficiently soak the cashews. I am dipping my toe into the raw world, do you think it would be possible with your for me to dehydrate the cracker. I used a packed of taco seasoning I already had in the cupboard instead of the spices in the recipe because that’s all I had. Made this for a lunch – had some meat-eating guests who were delighted to devour it all up! yum! We’ve been skeptical of some substitutions for our usual meat, but THIS was amazing! Have I mentioned how much you rock?! I knew this was going to be the veggie-packed meal of my dreams. I am absolutely loving watching all these salads! Thanks for the inspiration! Creative recipes always inspire me to be creative and add my own twist, so…I sautéed some mushrooms in olive oil with garlic, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper and added it to the food processor with the “meat.” So very hearty and satisfying. I’d probably make cashew cream since I’m partial to cashews, and maybe add some fresh corn off the cob too, but otherwise I’m totally recreating this at home! Blend all of the cashew sour cream ingredients in a blender until smooth and creamy. bahaha, I didn’t even notice it. Drain. Thanks for sharing :). I ate at the Naked Sprout in December (did a post here http://www.sweetlyraw.com/2011/12/naked-sprout-raw-restaurant.html) . We tried Lentil Taco Meat (from the cookbook Isa Does It) for the first time last week and we are SOLD. My fiancee and I are not vegans but I came across your website and am in love with it. 3. Just like a taco and it hasn’t gotten old yet. Never mind, must have been a glitch! I’m so glad to hear you appreciate the conversions! Lots of steps! Just made this for dinner and it was AMAZING! I used the taco meat as the base for a burrito bowl with black beans, sweet potato, avocado, cilantro, and lime. I know what you mean…we always eat them straight from the pan. For the Farro Taco Meat: 1 cup farro, cooked according to package instructions and drained (about 2 1/2 cups cooked); 1/2 cup mild salsa; 2 tsp chili powder; 2 tsp ground cumin; 1/2 tsp smoked paprika; pinch of cayenne pepper; salt to taste; For the Creamy Lime Dressing: 1/2 cup raw cashews, soaked in water for 4 – 8 hours and rinsed; 1/4 cup fresh lime juice; 1/4 cup water; 1 tbsp … I made this today for the first time. Do you think garlic in the guacamole would be enough or maybe in the nut cream sauce?? Oh, and I LOVE your book! Thank you for creating recipes that have ingredients that are available everyone and without random ingredients that you have to buy but will never use again. 1. the texture and spice of this taco meat is brilliant.. just snuck some in for Breakfast ..it was just sitting there and needed to tasted.. just as good cold too!! Thank you!!! I made this last night. I’d love to hear how it goes. I made these for a non-vegan friend tonight. I expect we’ll make it several more times over the summer! Trying to add up how much protein we are getting. It’s almost lunch time and now I’m starving. ), can I mix by hand? Any suggestions? I added some sauteed baby bellas to the “meat mixture” since I needed to use them up. Every time I am thinking, what can I eat? Photography by Tara Donne. I have a request… I’d love to see some ideas for a summer BBQ. Oh She Glows' Tropical Glow Smoothie Bowl. I need this in my life NOW! This was my first time to try cashew nut cream. I can't stop staring at the vegan ice cream-topped flourless brownie on page 194. Taco meat: In a food processor (or by hand), pulse (or chop) the ingredients until combined. 4. See more ideas about recipes, food, whole food recipes. Walnuts are the meatiest and sneakiest. Perfect for this time of the year :). Add them into a processor and process. The hemp seeds do not need to be soaked but their taste is not that much satisfying (for me). As for reheating, we don’t have a microwave so I would reheat the “meat” on the stove top and would likely add a bit of oil or water to moisten it back up. I changed it though, I add 1/2 c. cooked quinoa, 1/4 c. sunflower seeds, and upped the spices a bit. What would you suggest? Hi- I made this while up at the cottage with my husband and we had guests for lunch one day (all confirmed non-vegetarians) ~ they wolfed it down!! I added some different toppings and used corn taco shells, but Delicious! Just curious how long do you normal soak the nuts for. Sauté the pepper and onion filling: Add 1/2 to 1 tablespoon of oil into a large skillet or wok. Tacos are one of my and my kids’ favorite recipe, but I love salmon tacos and I never try other beef or chicken tacos but after this, I’ll try this recipe for my kids and tell you about my experience. :-), Just wondering if you would use the same soaking & food processing method using sunflower seeds instead of walnuts? The walnut “meat” was bland and while I was eating them I was like “please turn into a real taco.”. Honestly – I’m just a little bit in love with you right now! Hmmm…now you have me curious, as well! I added a bit extra chili powder because I love spicy food. These tacos are the first-ever vegan meal I have made, and I could not believe how delicious and satisfying they were!!!! I could eat this for days and I wouldn’t get bored. Add more water as needed to achieve your desired consistency. It was still good. Already had lunch, but pretty much drooling looking at the recipe. I’m not vegan so I used greek yogurt instead of sour cream and to add a little kick, I tossed in some cilantro and added some sriracha sauce. It adds a nice texture and flavour. I adore Rawlicious’ choco banana cheesecake! How do you come up with such amazing recipes?! Don’t know why only 3 showed up. Eric, who is not a guacamole fan, surprised me by devouring it also. In a mini or regular food processor, combine the garlic, sesame oil, peanut butter, ginger (if using), lime juice, tamari, sugar (if using), and 2 to 3 tablespoons (30–45 mL) water. Hey! Scrape out gills and remove stems with a small spoon. We also had the Caesar salad and the group raved! I kept seeing the picture every time I logged onto your website and I finally tried it last night and it’s wonderful! thanks for your beautiful and inspiring blog! I love the salad challenge. This looks great and I will try tonight. Thanks again for all you do! I made this recipe on the same day as the meatloaf recipe. We loved them and will certainly make them again. She didn’t realize the “meat” was nuts and not fake meat until I told her. Well done and thank you for a fantastic book ~ can’t wait for volume 2 with all your other “new finds”!! no way i could miss the meat with this bad boy! Red leaf romaine instead of flat-leaf mixed greens because I think the romaine has a better texture to serve as the base of such a hearty salad. Congrats on your pregnancy! Clearly, I eat about as much as I make there ;) have you tried the macaroons? Farro—used as the “meat” in this Ultimate Vegan Taco Salad recipe—packs a major health punch in a tasty way. That salad looks great. This is Devine! :). My name is Angela from Oh She Glows and Glo Bakery.Today I am sharing with you the recipe for my latest healthy bakery creation: “Raw Vegan Coconut Brownie Bites“. I loved this! Stir in the spice blend, corn, diced tomatoes and their juices, tomato sauce, kale, beans, rice and 1/4 C of the vegan shredded cheese (if using). I will just try next time with some seasoned black beans. With your help in making yummy meals I was even able to make my boyfriend try a vegan month. I tried these tonight and had to come on here to give a rating for them! Your salad looks just as good, if not better than the restaurant original :). Do you prefer macadamia or cashews for the cream? Ate this straight now going on 3 days and more ahead. :D. I did this recipie to the “T”. and last night, I made your Tomato Basil Pesto Pasta, (which I say with reverence). I never would have thought the lentils would make such a perfect taco filling! Thanks. It It was divine, and even my teenage daughter approved! The salad looks amazing and I love how you can take your basic salad and change it up with a few tweaks. Otherwise I followed the recipe as written. Sab. I even ate the lentil/walnut mix cold on top of a salad the next day. I have made it! I’ll be making them for my next dinner party group to pass the good food vibes on. Good couple of twists of Himalayan Rock Salt. These look amazing but am wondering whether I could use a different type of nut? I am kinda disappointed that all the reviews talk about how it LOOKS amazing and cant wait to TRY…. Nicely done Angela! Love this recipe! Made these for dinner, but substituted sprouted tortillas for lettuce wraps and did not cook the peppers or onions and it made a great taco dinner. If you know that would be great! Aw, thanks for the lovely comment, Shannon! I love that about it too. They look delicious! Goodness! OMG, OSG these look so delish. I really love lentils, but many painful tummy cramps later, I’ve finally had to admit they don’t agree with me. But using chickpeas instead of walnuts would probably make good taco “meat”? This recipe literally has my mouth watering! I’m out of. So finally us Brits can get our grubby mitts on it. My husband ate 3 servings (a miracle he even touched it, so it HAS to be good)! A coworker brought this recipe to work today as part of a project she was working on. Okay, People, you’re going to want to double everything because these tacos are out of this world! These are fantastic – thank you! Since its arrival, we have eaten every dinner out of it with leftovers serving as lunch. Definitely pinning this recipe! Wow, this is yummy. <3. I only had split green peas on hand but those worked really well too! I cannot wait to make this! Thanks for a great recipe. It I added some garlic powder to. I usually cook up some spicey lentils as the base of my Mexican dishes but the walnuts would add such a nice texture. Try Sweet Potato Gnocchi, Portobello Pizza Caps, Mango-Avocado Rolls, Raw Vegan Taco Salad and for a sweet tooth Homemade Coconut Yogurt or Mango & Blueberry Tart – and much, much more! That’s a win in my book. – DO try this at home ! The Rawitch is also fantastic! haha. Hearty and flavourful, every bite is a fiesta in your mouth. They look amazing and are perfect for summer! We took them camping, they are wonderfully tasty with a nice texture. Oh no! Toddler kept grabbing for my taco ignoring the chicken on his plate!! Before I knew it I was pulling every single vegetable out of my fridge and piling it onto the counter. It's high in protein, and the taco seasonings and chewy texture create a realistic-tasting taco base. This is a delicious, creamy vegan Caesar salad that will wow any crowd! Have you gotten to do a yoga class there? I enjoyed this so much last night! Maybe a double batch is in order. Nut heaven! I’m in awe of how versatile the nut cream is!!! I didn’t sauté my veggies because I like the crunchiness of raw onion on my ‘taco.’ I’m definitely adding it to my dinner repertoire. I’m transitioning to a vegan lifestyle, and my friend introduced me to your website. Thank you so much for sharing with us. Hearty and flavourful, every bite is a fiesta in your mouth. Can’t wait to try em :). Delicious! When I first tried this salad, I was not very impressed. They are fantastic! So I think these taco wraps are going on the menu for this week… maybe in collard green wraps ;), Hi Angela! I was super skeptical of the vegan sour cream (as someone that LOVES regular sour cream) and it was perfection!! Thank you for sharing! Made them tonight and we devoured them! With different seasonings it would make a terrific sloppy joe or sauce for pasta. It was great. Ooooh I like this idea. | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service, 1 cup uncooked French green lentils (you will use 1 3/4 cups cooked lentils)*, 1/2 teaspoon fine grain sea salt, or to taste, 1 1/2 tablespoons (22 mL) extra-virgin olive oil, Lettuce wraps (large romaine, iceberg, or butter lettuce leaves), Vegan Green Goddess Dressing with Grilled Veggie Kabobs, Speedy Veggie Noodle Bowl with Homemade Teriyaki Sauce, Kamila Gornia | for passion-driven solopreneurs, My AM + PM Skincare Routines and Current Fave Products! :D My husband and I are trying to be much more plant-based, and wonderful recipes like this help the transition. Made exactly as directed. It turned out amazing, even my meat loving boyfriend said he would eat this again and again! I was SO amazed at how spot on the flavor profiles of every component were with what is to be expected in a taco salad. Saw this post this morning and thought…ooh I need to make that today. Joys spreading, several friends already purchased the book! My fiance and I BOTH enjoyed that creation! Thank you xo. I made the “meat” version of this recipe for someone who already had all the regular taco fixings. A. I used my Endurance Crackers. Caramelized Shallot & Fig Polenta Pizzas with Thyme & Pine Nuts. I most likely overprocessed my lentils, but I was very unhappy with the texture. I am the same way…veggie cravings for days. Ordered the cookbook, can’t wait to get it!!! I just made these Ultimate Taco Wraps today and they were so delicious. Delicious as this one soon, looks great, Ange undeniable, all-consuming cravings... Meal?????????????... 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