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{ stuff you’ll need }

1 Gardein Scallopini
Honeycup brand Uniquely Sharp Sweet Mustard
aioli dressing
sandwich bread
celtic sea salt

{ how to make it }

defrost the scallopini half-way, either letting it set out or use the micro-wave … brush it lightly with olive oil and grill or saute it for a few minutes on each side on medium heat  until lightly browned … salt to taste … lightly toast your bread of choice …  assemble your sandwich and top with mustard sauce made from combining the mustard and aioli dressing 2:1

vegan hummus sandwich

{ about this recipe }

This is a sandwich that is delicious unto itself but that I must confess I came up with initially because I was still craving tuna sandwiches (which, thankfully, I no longer do). This sandwich gave me that creamy/crunchy texture I missed with my tuna sandwiches.

This deliciously simple hummus sandwich exemplifies the healthful benefits of “food combining”. In addition to being excellent sources for fiber and heart-healthy iron and manganese, the combination of bread and hummus (chick-peas/garbanzo beans)  provides a high ‘complete’ protein source. Also, by combining fresh carrots with  hummus, digestion speeds up thus avoiding excessive gas buildup.

And, as always, feel free to change up the minced veggie ingredients. For instance, the addition of minced radishes and/or celery wonderfully expands the crunch, texture and taste factor. And if I have it on hand I add a layer of spicy/sweet kale salad and layer it in a wrap – delicious!

hummus wrap with carrots and kale

{ stuff you’ll need }

I’ll leave the ingredient quantities up to you but if you have any questions feel free to ask and I’ll be happy to reply.

. Creamy style spicy or garlic flavor hummus
. Shredded sweet carrots
. Kale salad (optional)
. Flavorful whole grain bread

{ how to make it }

spread a layer of hummus, not too thick, on the inside of each slice of the bread …  by spreading  hummus on each slice of bread it serves to hold the shredded carrot in place … sprinkle one slice generously with the shredded carrots … place the other slice of bread on top

DAIYA Cheddar Cheese grilled between split Wholly Wholesome Mini (or regular size if you prefer) Pocket Bread makes a very satisfyingly tasty cheddary, melty, creamy smooth grilled cheese sandwich.


And if you think the above vegan classic grilled cheese looks scrumptious (check out the melted cheese factor, a 10 on a 1-10 scale – and the flavor is classic intense cheddar!), here’s another delicious version of the grilled cheese sandwich using DAIYA’s Italian cheese blend!

  • Split two (yes, you’re going to want the other one once you inhale the first one) Wholly Wholesome Mini Pocket Breads (your taste choice, classic white or whole wheat) and place a slice of heirloom tomato (ideally heirloom tomato, because with heirloom tomatoes we are talking perfect texture and tomato flavor, tomato flavor that once you taste them immediately justifies the outrageous price you paid for them), preferably the same diameter as the pocket bread, on the open face of each sandwich.
  • Make a generous pile of DAIYA Shredded Italian Style Vegan Cheese on top of each tomato slice. With your fingertips spread the cheese evenly to the sandwich edges. Top with optional fresh oraganic Basil leaves.
  • Put the sandwich tops on and place next to each other without touching in a hot preheated large fry pan sprayed with coconut oil or other high heat oil with the flame reduced to medium heat
  • Place a grill press on top of the sandwiches. The press nicely covers both sandwiches evenly.  Depending on your pan and heat level the side being grilled will develop a golden crunchy texture in a few minutes. Remove the grill press, turn the sandwiches over, replace the grill press and repeat the grilling process for the other side. By now the cheese will have melted and you can serve and enjoy. As usual I like to eat it with one of my favorite condiments, cold and crunchy bread and butter pickles.

Oops, I ate it before I realized that I should have taken a picture of it to post. Next time. It does make a nice presentation and would be a nice luncheon item to serve guests.


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Want to read about why it’s so great to go Vegan?

The China Study
by T. Colin Campbell, PhD

Dominion~The Power of Man, the Suffering of Animals, and the Call to Mercy
by Matthew Scully

The Emotional Lives of Animals
by Marc Bekoff

The Inner World of Farm Animals
by Amy Hatkoff

When Elephants Weep
by Jeffrey M. Masson

The Outtermost House
by Henry Beston

Mind of the Raven
by Bernd Heinrich

Tarka the Otter
by Henry Williamson

The Face on Your Plate
by Jeffrey M. Masson


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