Kung Pao Non-Chicken ChickenGreat to serve when entertaining or eating solo, this recipe is beautiful and delicious. Celebrity Chef Elysabeth Alfano made this for our Veggie Fest Presents cooking class on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center in Lisle, Illinois. Coconut Whipped CreamThis coconut whipped cream adds a festive touch to any dessert and dresses up berries for all occasions. Masala Tea CakeEnjoy a slice of this delicious tea cake and fill your home with the sweet smell of warming spices.Stuffed Tofu Roast with Savory GravyThis traditional and flavorful vegan recipe will help you create the perfect Thanksgiving dinner. Add green beans, mashed potatoes, or yams and your non-veg guests won’t miss a thing. Cheers!Isabel’s Pumpkin PieIsabel’s Pumpkin Pie is a vegan version of a classic autumn recipe. Enjoy with family and friends.Fresh Cranberry RelishThe orange and walnuts elevate this traditional holiday relish to a delicious side dish for any feast. Love Crunch Granola Fruit TartSimple, sweet, and satisfying, this Love Crunch Tart hits all the right notes. Created by Nature’s Path Organic, a longtime sponsor of Veggie Fest Chicago, this recipe was demoed at the 2019 festival. Enjoy for breakfast or dessert.Gado-GadoThis beautiful and fabulous recipe, Gado Gado, was demoed at Veggie Fest, 2019. This crowd-pleasing Indonesian vegetable salad is one of the staples on the menu at Manna Kitchen, the very first vegan restaurant to open in the western suburbs of Chicago. 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.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. Lentil Millet Sweet Potato Plant-based BurgerRay Glend from Science of Spirituality prepared this Lentil Millet Sweet Potato Plant-Based Burger at a cooking demo for Veggie Fest 2019, held in Lisle, Illinois. Filled with whole food goodness, this burger will please family and friends alike. This burger is moist yet firm and will work well as a sandwich or served as a side dish.