Yummy plant-based recipes

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- International raw chef and plant-based food educator Meghan Pearson visited FOX 4 to share some of her favorite recipes. Below is the list of ingredients and directions for each.

Chocolate mousse

1 avocado
2 bananas
1/2 C coconut milk
1/2 C cacao powder
1 t cinnamon
1 t honey

Process all in the Vitamix

Onion bread

4 onions cut into thin rings
1 cup sunflower seeds (ground into a flour)
2 cups ground flax seeds
¾ cup olive oil
¾ cup soy sauce
¼ cup honey

In a large bowl, combine all ingredients with a little bit of water for a creamy texture.
Spread thin layers equally over Teflex lined trays and dehydrate at 115°F for 2 days until
completely dry. Cut into square/rectangular pieces and wrap in plastic wrap to store in

Raw walnut taco ground

2.5 C walnuts or almonds
2 tomatoes (medium to large)
1 C sun-dried tomatoes (soak first if very hard, if soft, just add them in)
1 T of lemon juice
1 T chili powder (can add more if you want it to be spicier)
1 T cumin
1-2 cloves garlic, crushed
½ t oregano
1 t salt

Can serve this walnut ground fresh as a pate or dehydrate for a tasty crunch to add to
tostada salads and taco wraps!

Almond burger

6 green onions (or ½ white onion)
1 clove of garlic minced
1 t ginger minced
2 c grated carrots
3 c almonds, ground in food processor
2 t miso paste
2 t soy sauce or tamari
1 t honey
2 t nutritional yeast


  • In a food processor, combine green onion, garlic, ginger and carrots and process until
    well combined and carrots are broken down.
  • Add almonds, miso, soy sauce and honey and process again until dough forms. The
    mixture should be moist and well ground up.
  • Form patties using ¼ or ½ cup portions (depending on desired burger size) and flatten
    onto Teflex sheets to form the burgers. Dehydrate at 115° F for 8-12 hours until crust
    forms. Flip them over and dehydrate them for another couple hours until crusty on the outside. Do not dehydrate them too long since it is nice to have a softer center.

Burger Assembly (1 person)
2 large lettuce leaves (as the “bun”)
1 almond burger patty
1 T sundried tomato sauce
2 T marinated mushroom
1 large slice fresh tomato
3 thin cucumber slices
3 thin caramelized or marinated onion rings
2 t cashew sour cream (optional)

Curried zoodles & carroodles

3-5 large zucchinis (depending on how much you want)
3-4 small navel oranges
1-2 cups of orange/red cherry tomatoes
2 Tbps to half a cup of raw, unhulled sesame seeds
Fresh herbs of basil, sage, and rosemary
1 Tbps of tumeric
1 Tbps of curry powder
A pinch of cumin


  • Spiralize your noodles
  • Next, blend all of the rest of the ingredients in a high speed blender like a Vitamix until
    completely smooth and creamy. Pour the sweet curry sauce over your noodles and mix