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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Sweet and Spicy Grilled Pineapple with Mango Coconut Ice Cream

Creamy and fruity, this mango coconut ice cream is the stuff that dreams are made of, partly because it's so…

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Watermelon Poke Bowl

This dish screams summertime, both in its ease of preparation and use of ingredients. A vibrant, spicy marinade transforms sweet…

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Garlic-Ginger Green Beans & Shiitake “Bacon”

A treat for the eyes and appetite! As if snappy green beans, fresh garlic and ginger weren't enough, this dish…

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Hoisin Tofu Sliders with Ginger-Almond Slaw

This scrumptious slider is perfect when you're looking for fresh, vibrant flavors in bite-sized portions. Slider-sized sandwiches are something special,…

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Grilled Polenta with Summer Succotash

Summer is all about simplicity and the bounty that comes from our gardens and farmers markets which is one of…

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Edamame Quinoa Salad

If you ever wondered where to get your protein, try this flavorful salad. Edamame, tofu, and quinoa are packed with…

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Garlic Scape Garden Pesto

Pesto is one of those things that I love to have on hand in the summer.IngredientsAbout 10 garlic scapes, cut…

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Smoky Jackfruit Collard Green Burritos

Move over rice and bean burrito and make room for Chef Linda's smoky jackfruit collard green burrito! This hearty, vegan…

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Weeknight Pesto Pizza

Homemade pizza on a weeknight? Oh yes! And did we mention it's vegan and scrumptious? Check it out!!IngredientsPizza Dough1 1/3…

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Brussels Sprouts Slaw

Move over cabbage! Try this light and delicious Brussels sprouts slaw this summer and enjoy the light, delicate flavor and…