Chef Linda
Linda Soper-Kolton, Chef, came to the Sanctuary as a guest chef to share her love of compassionate cooking in our then-fledgling culinary program. Lured by the magic of the Sanctuary, her love of animals and the urgency of our mission, Linda stayed on to lead and grow the culinary program, inspiring and educating with love, patience, and delicious food.
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Chef Sara
Sara Boan, Chef, joined the Sanctuary staff in 2016 and has been developing recipes and sharing her passion for vegan cooking ever since. She teaches award-winning year-round vegan cooking classes at The Homestead and leads food demos for weekend tour visitors in the spring, summer and fall. When she’s not teaching, Sara is most likely spending time with her partner, snuggling with her rescued kitties or enjoying a cup of freshly brewed oolong tea.
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Chocolate Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Try Chef Linda's scrumptious, chocolate peanut butter vegan cupcakes for a real treat. No special equipment and no eggs or…

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Ask Chef Linda: Labels on egg cartons

Dear Chef Linda, Thanks for your wonderful recipes however, we still do eat eggs; they are free-range, organically raised, and vegetarian…

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Tempeh Cutlet Hoagies with Sriracha Brussels Sprouts Slaw

This is the perfect sandwich for any time of year. So simple to make, it's also full of different textures,…

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Fiesta Nacho Pancakes

Turn your breakfast pancakes into something new and enjoy them for lunch or dinner. Simple nacho ingredients like veggies, beans,…

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Harissa Roasted Vegetables

Looking to dress up your roasted veggies? Try using harissa, a North African garlic-chile sauce, to spice up and warm…

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Coconut Lime Hearts of Palm Fillets

Chef Linda's recipe for Coconut Lime Hearts of Palm Fillets simmered in luscious coconut milk and ginger is perfect for…

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Rainbow Fall Slaw with Orange-Tahini Dressing

Rainbow Fall Slaw with Orange-Tahini Dressing is a visual delight and incredibly healthy. Made with sweet potatoes and beets, this…

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Sausage and Pepper Pizza Kebabs

Fire up the grill and get the Labor Day party started with Chef Linda's Sausage and Pepper Pizza Kebabs. Vegan,…

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Frozen “Good Humor” Strawberry Shortcake

Sweet, creamy ice cream, tart strawberries, and covered in a tender strawberry shortcake coating–just like the "old days", but better…

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One-Pan Kung Pao Zoodles

A flavorful, simple Kung Pao sauce is the perfect dressing for seasonal zucchini noodles. Gluten-free, quick, and vegan. Just doesn't…