Veggi Chili

Makes: Enough for 6
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 45 min.

Ingredients:

2 tsp. coconut oil
3/4 onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
3 cups canned peeled tomatoes, chopped, with juice
1 cup hemp seed hearts
1/3 cup of water
3 Tbsp. chili powder, more if desired
2 tsp. molasses
3/4 tsp. cumin
1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1-1/2 cups canned kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1-1/2 cups canned black beans
1 jalapeno pepper (optional), diced

Directions:

Heat oil in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic until softened. Stir in next 8 ingredients and bring to a boil. Immediately reduce heat to medium low and simmer 15 minutes.Add beans and simmer another 20-30 minutes, adding water if chili becomes too thick.Stir jalapeno pepper into chili just before serving.

Hemp Seed Heart Burgers

Makes: 6 patties
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 30 min.

Ingredients:

10 ounces soft tofu
1 cup hemp seed hearts
1/4 cup sunflower seeds
1/4 cup scallions, chopped
2 tbsp. soy sauce
2 tbsp. nutritional yeast
1/2 tsp. dried basil
2 cups herb seasoned stuffing

Directions:

In a blender, puree tofu then add the rest of the ingredients except stuffing. Put stuffing into a bowl and pour tofu mixture over top. Mix well. Form into burger patties and bake on a greased cookie sheet in a 300 F oven for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.