New Vegetarian Café and Juice Bar Opens in Frenchtown

pulp cafeIn January, longtime friends Janet Forrester and Stephanie Smith opened Pulp—a vegetarian café and juice bar—at 2 Race Street, in Frenchtown, New Jersey. Pulp is a full-service, locally sourced café serving fresh juices, smoothies and vegetarian and vegan fare.
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Recipe: Mango Lassi

Indian-Style Drink
Vegetarian, Raw, Gluten-free
YIELDS: 2 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • ½ gallon low fat milk
  • 4 oz plain yogurt
  • 2 very ripe mangos, peeled, seeded and roughly chopped
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 Tbsp sugar or honey, to taste

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Recipe: It’s Easy Being Green Smoothie

Vegetarian, Vegan, Raw, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Nut-free
YIELDS: 4 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 organic apple
  • 4 stalks organic celery
  • 1 ripe organic avocado
  • 2 cups filtered ice water

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Recipe: Black Bean Cakes with Salsa Verde

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Nut-free
YIELDS: 6 servings

INGREDIENTS:

Black Bean Cakes
½ lb dried black beans
2 Tbsp Spanish onion, finely diced
2 Tbsp green pepper, finely diced
2 Tbsp tomatoes, peeled, seeded, finely diced
2 cloves garlic, chopped
½ tsp chili powder
½ tsp cumin
4 Tbsp olive oil
Salt and black pepper

Salsa Verde
1 lb tomatillos, paper husk removed
2 Tbsp olive oil
½ tsp chili powder
½ tsp cumin
2 cloves garlic, chopped
Salt and black pepper
Olive oil

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Recipe: Cilantro Lime Quinoa

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Nut-free
YIELDS: 2 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 cups vegetable stock or water
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 2 limes
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup picked cilantro
  • ½ cup diced red peppers
  • ½ cup cooked black beans
  • Chopped scallions, to taste

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Recipe: Kidney Bean Sliders

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Nut-free
YIELDS: 4 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • ¼ cup red onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ¼ tsp thyme
  • 2 ½ cup kidney beans
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped coarsely
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp water, plus more if needed
  • ¼ cup oats

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Recipe: Quinoa with Roasted Mushrooms and Balsamic

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free
YIELDS: 6 servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 small pear, peeled, cored and cut into chunks
  • 1 garlic clove, halved
  • 2 lb portobello mushrooms, stemmed with gills scraped out
  • 1 cup red or white quinoa
  • 3 cup tightly packed spinach, chopped
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/8 tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper

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Faux Salmon Patties

Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Vegan
YIELDS: 4 servings
Faux Salmon Burgers recipe

INGREDIENTS:

  • Leftover pulp from 1 lb juiced carrots
  • 1 stalk celery finely chopped (about 3 cups)
  • ½ cup finely chopped red onion
  • ½ cup finely chopped red cabbage
  • ½ cup finely chopped red pepper
  • 2/3 cup hulled sunflower seeds
  • ¾ cup cooked or sprouted millet
  • 2 Tbsp ground flaxseeds
  • ½ cup filtered water
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cumin
  • Fresh cilantro

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