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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Leek and Brussels Sprouts Colcannon

This dish is perfect for St. Patrick's Day or Easter, it's so good you'll find it works for any occasion…

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Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad with Dried Cherries and Pistachios

Raw Brussels sprouts make a delightful, unexpected salad when thinly sliced and tossed with a sweet and tangy vinaigrette. Pistachios…

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Vegan New England Clam Chowder

If you were, or still are, a clam chowder fan, we have great news for you! It's possible to make…

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Manhattan Mushroom Chowder

Reminiscent of a familiar favorite, this chowder uses plant ingredients to provide the flavors we loved in the clam-based version.…

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Hot Pink Pasta and Pistachio Pesto

Bright pink, earthy, and punctuated with a sassy pesto, this vibrant dish is perfect to serve to someone you love.IngredientsPasta…

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Loaded Carrot Lox Bagels

Looking for the perfect special-occasion breakfast? We've got you covered!IngredientsCarrot Lox4 large carrots, unpeeled, ends trimmed2 sheets nori seaweed2 cups…

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Love Yourself with Heart-Healthy Foods

Another life lost too young, Luke Perry's tragic death several days after a stroke reminds us that heart health is…

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Super Bowl Stromboli

There's never been a Super Bowl tie, until now! These two stromboli fillings are equally scrumptious and deserve to go…

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Favorite Plant-Based Super Bowl Recipes

Favorite Plant-Based Super Bowl Recipes Whether you're in to win it, or just love a reason to have a party,…

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Easiest Miso Soup for One

We all know that eating well when you're busy, stressed, and/or under the weather can be a challenge.Ingredients2 cups water1…