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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Vegan Essentials: Cheese and Sauce!

Going–and staying vegan are joyful but it's a more delightful journey when you have a couple of the most important…

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Ideas for a Vegan Labor Day

The carefree days of summer eating wind down with the Labor Day meal–whether it's cooked in the kitchen or on…

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Raspberry-Almond Shortbread Bars

Our Raspberry-Almond Shortbread Bars are the stuff of dreams: a tender almond-scented shortbread crust topped with luscious raspberry jamIngredients¾ cup…

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Homemade Vegan Kielbasa

Vegan kielbasa made from flour! Full of flavor and protein. THIS is what vegans eat!Ingredients1 (14.5 ounce) can pinto beans,…

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Deep Dish Lasagna

Hearty, wholesome, full of texture and flavor, eaters of all types will swoon when you serve this deep dish vegan…

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BBQ Jackfruit and Polenta Stuffed Peppers

This recipe is a delicious example of how to use seasonal foods, like juicy bell peppers, to create hearty, satisfying…

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Compassionate Carrot Dogs

Here's a simple, economical, and scrumptious solution to the vegan cookout. Carrot dogs are the perfect family-friendly food to slather…

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Tucker’s Toll House Cookies

Tucker is a steer who was purchased at birth from a petting zoo and given to CAS by a mother…

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Chocolate-Dipped Cashew Caramel Ice Cream Bars

There are some recipes that just need to be made: this is one of them. These homemade vegan ice cream…

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Beyond Meat Burger Hacks

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