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 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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Homemade Vegan Italian Sausage

Try this recipe and see how easy, delicious, and economical it can be to make your own vegan sausages at home.

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Tender Seitan Cutlets

Replace chicken and veal with a more compassionate choice: seitan cutlets. Easy and economical, these tender seitan cutlets will be your new favorite meal!

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Homemade Vegan Butter

Making your own vegan butter couldn’t get any easier. Homemade vegan butter is often made with nuts, but in this version, tender butter beans stand in to provide a creamy, nut-free texture and delicious taste.

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Spiced Cream of Tomato Soup

Time to update this classic recipe by veganizing it and adding more flavors and texture. Chef Linda’s luscious heart- and belly-warming soup comes together quickly and deliciously!

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Creamy Vegan Bread Bowl Fondue

Vegans don’t have to miss out on fondue because we know how to create similar flavors and textures with plants! Try this creamy, dreamy vegan version today!

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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 dairy! A simple chocolate ganache on top seals the deal!

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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, complementary tastes, and good nutrition…and it’s vegan!

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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, and vegan cheese are all you need!

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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 a simple but elegant vegan main course.

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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, scrumptious, and fun for all types of eaters!