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The Maui Vegetarian Cooking with Aloha by Brian Igarta VeganeClub

The Maui Vegetarian Cooking with Aloha by Brian Igarta

The Maui Vegetarian Cooking with Aloha by Brian Igarta VeganeClub
I had the extreme pleasure of meeting Chef Brian Igarta at the Health and Healing Crusade. I was blown away by his talent in the kitchen though he was very humble- never wanting to step on my toes- as I was the head Chef for the crusade. He was always helpful when needed. He is my culinary hero! We had a potato fiasco about an hour or so before we were to serve dinner. Most of the potatoes didn’t cook in time, so we boiled some- and they were over cooked (ready for mashing- but we hadn’t intended on serving mashed potatoes) and the rest just tasted blah! Brian came in with his wife Crystal and worked his magic. The overcooked potatoes were turned into a mashed potato casserole and the others were roasted again with olive oil, garlic and italian seasonings. They were crispy and delicious.. They were the hit of the conference! Everyone was asking for the recipe. Thanks Brian..
It was also amazing to stand back and watch this human food processor in action. He came in with a tool box full of knives and kitchen gadgets, and he pulled out this huge scary knife and started chopping away. He even shared a few pointers with me.. I was in culinary heaven! It was such a treat to work with Brian and his wife Crystal. I am so excited to share his books with you. All of his samples were very well received. When there demonstration ended I looked out the door of the kitchen and their book table had been swallowed up by a sea of people. All walking around with handfuls of their books. So let’s get to the first book- The Maui Vegetarian


  • Artichoke Dip (this was on of the demo recipes- and everyone loved it)
  • Traditional Hummus
  • Roasted Garlic Bulbs
  • Brushetta
  • Eggplant Tart
  • Oriental Shumai
  • Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
  • Olive Dip
  • Fresh Tomato Salsa
  • Pineapple Salsa

Soups and Curries

  • Puerto Rican Soup
  • Lentil Soup
  • Lentil Curry
  • Creamy Corn and Broccoli Chowder
  • Tomato-Spinach Stew
  • Lentils with Pasta
  • Coconut Curry
  • Spicy Thread Soup
  • Indian Curry Soup
  • Yam Noodle Soup


  • BBQ Meatloaf
  • Vegetarian Meatloaf
  • Bulgar Tacos
  • Black Bean Patties
  • Artichoke Patties
  • Stuffed Green Bell Peppers
  • Corn Tamale
  • Green Rice
  • Polenta Loaf
  • Basic Gluten
  • Beef-Style Broccoli
  • Beef-Style Tomato
  • Chinese Steamed Buns
  • Vegetable Couscous and Chick Peas
  • Couscous Burritos
  • Saffron Risotto
  • Puerto Rican-Style Rice
  • Spanish Rice
  • Garlic Fried Rice
  • Water Chestnut Fried Rice
  • Vegetable Paella

Pasta and Noodles

  • Quick and Easy Red Sauce
  • Roasted Veggie Lasagna
  • Artichoke, Basil and Lemon Linguine
  • Zucchini Garlic Pasta
  • Orzo with Macadamia Nuts
  • Fettuccini in Saffron Cream
  • Pasta with Fresh Tomato and Fried Garlic
  • Original Pasta Salad
  • Oriental Noodle Salad
  • Chow Mein
  • Chow Funn


  • Carrot Wakame Salad
  • Cucumber Salad
  • Breaded Cauliflower
  • Herb Roasted Potatoes (similar to the awesome potatoes he made at the crusade!)
  • Broiled Eggplant
  • Yams and Sweet Potato
  • Swiss Chard
  • Steamed Kale
  • Tiki with Tri Pesto

Seasonings and Sauces

  • Seasoned Salt
  • “Parmesan” Sprinkle
  • Indian Curry Seasoning
  • Mother Sauce
  • Garlic-Cashew Sauce
  • Sweet and Sour Sauce
  • Teriyaki Sauce
  • Garlic-Onion Gravy
  • Basic Soup Stock

Salad Dressings and Cheese

  • Create-Your-Own Salad Dressing
  • Oriental Salad Dressing
  • Basil Pesto
  • Pimiento Cheese Sauce
  • Garlic ‘n Chive Loaf Cheese


  • Strawberry Muffins
  • Blueberry-Banana Muffins
  • Pancakes
  • Carob Creamy and Fruit Parfait
  • Apple ‘n Oats Breakfast Bars
  • A.M. Apple Snack
  • Oatmeal-Raisin Breakfast Patties
  • Poi Smoothie
  • Granola Mix


  • Peach Cobbler
  • Carob Almond Crisp
  • Coconut, Nut and Date Bites
  • Tapioca Pudding
  • Carob Brownies
  • Lemon Decadence Dessert
  • Tropical Trio Haupia
  • Apple Tart

The Maui Vegetarian Cooking with Aloha by Brian Igarta