Oryana Natural Foods Market
Oryana Natural Foods Market
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Aduki Bean and Winter Squash Stew

Hearty and extremely nutritious, this stew is quick and easy to make. Adzuki beans and toasted sesame oil make a warming dish. Serve with brown rice

African Peanut Soup

This is easy, comforting and delicious.

Alice Waters' Tomato Confit

Making a confit of tomatoes concentrates their flavor. Use in-season tomatoes for best flavor.

Apple Quinoa Salad

This is a refreshing Fall or Winter salad using cool weather staples of crisp apples, maple syrup, and nuts.

Apple, Pear & Cucumber Salad

Delicious and refreshing, crunchy salad.

Arugula with Pasta, Shiitakes, & Beans

A great combination of vegetables in this easy pasta dish.

Asian Broiled Tofu

Everyday Asian ingredients like soy sauce, rice vinegar, and sesame oil transform simple tofu and carrots into a flavorful and healthy vegetarian meal.

Asian Cucumber Salad

Refreshing Asian-inspired summer salad.

Asian Red Cabbage Salad

This a colorful salad.

Asparagus Salad with Dijon Dressing

This is a simple and easy asparagus salad you can whip up quickly. You could also roast the asparagus instead of boiling it for an added layer of flavor.

Asparagus Shitake Stir Fry

A quick and easy spring dinner. Serve with brown rice or quinoa.

Baba Ganouj

Serve this popular dip with pita bread, olives and veggies on Mediterranean mezze (appetizer) platter, or alongside other Middle Eastern dishes like tabouli, fattoush and falafel.

Balsamic Grilled Patty Pan

Simple yet elegant, patty pans are firm enough to make a fine grilled side dish.

Balsamic Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

This is a lovely side dish full of flavor.

Balsamic Strawberries

A unique way to serve this sweet, juicy fruit. Enjoy this dish as is or with ice cream.

Basic Salsa

Fresh salsa is easy to make and superior to canned salsa. Omit the jalapeno if you don't like your salsa spicy.

Basil Pesto with Red Palm Oil and Hempseeds

A beautiful, nutritious 2-minute pesto with bright red pepper, a hint of lemon and a healthy dose of "good for you" fats.

BBQ Tempeh Sandwich with Daikon Coleslaw

This is a spicy tempeh sandwich full of great flavor and texture. You can make it less spicy by using only half a chipotle chili.

Beet Borscht

This is a good, basic recipe for borscht. Wonderful on chilly days.

Black Bean Chili with Squash & Swiss Chard

Interesting and delicious juxtaposition of sweet squash and piquant spices.

Black Bean Walnut Burgers

A wonderful burger, great with all the standard fixings and french fries on the side!



Blueberry Lemon Cake

Try this moist, lemony cake when you want a sinfully delicious, vegan treat.

Bok Choy and Buckwheat Noodles in Seasoned Broth

This is a traditional Japanese dish that is quick,  healthy, and satisfying.

Bolivian Quinoa Stew

This is a lovely, flavorful stew inspired with South American flavors and textures.

Braised Collards with Tomatoes

Serve this southern-style dish with warm cornbread and roasted or pureed sweet potatoes.

Braised Kale Crostini

This is very simple dish and everyone will rave about it, even those who don't think they like greens.

Braised Kale with Garlic and Vinegar

This is a simple side dish of greens that pairs well with grilled beef, pork, or marinated tempeh.


Briami is a Greek vegetable dish utilizing mid to late summer vegetables like eggplant, zucchini, and tomatoes. Mint and oregano give it the signature Greek flavor.

Brown Rice Hemp Pilaf

A delicious way to enjoy the nutty, chewy texture of hemp seeds, which are added at the very end to preserve the integrity of the oil in the seeds.

Brown Rice Stir fry with Seasoned Tofu & Vegetables

This is a quick and tasty stir-fry using preseasoned tofu.

Buckwheat Winter Casserole

This is a hearty, filling casserole filled with whole grain, sturdy greens, and sweet potato goodness.

Butternut Squash Apple Soup

Delicious fall soup here.

Cannelini and Kale Ragout with Croutons

A great way to eat your greens and enjoy a warming dish on a chilly night.

Carrot Cake

This is a very good vegan carrot cake, moist and flavorful.

Carrot Ginger Salad Dressing
Carrot Ginger Soup

The humble carrot is transformed into a velvety, gingery soup that even children will like.

Carrot Raisin Salad

This salad is so simple yet often the simpler the more delicious it can be. The crunch of carrots and sweetness of raisins pairs nicely with the tartness of lime juice.

Carrot, Squash and Sweet Potato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

A warming autumn soup that combines all our favorite fall veggies.

Cashew Cream

This sinfully rich and smooth "cream" will satisfy any sweet tooth and goes great as a topping for pie, fruit crisp, fruit compotes, etc.

Cauliflower Hummus

If you don't like beans or are following a paleo diet, this is a delcious hummus to try.

Chickpea Cucumber Salad

An easy summer salad...with a little protein.

Chilean Bean, Corn, and Squash Stew

A warm, mildly spiced stew perfect for a cool evening.

Chili Roasted Carrots

Carrots come to life with chili and lime.

Chocolate Coconut Squares

A lovely, much better version of Mounds candy bar!

Cincinnati Chili

Cincinnati Chili is a long way from Texas but it boasts its own flavor profile that includes cinnamon, chocolate, and allspice and is typically served over spaghetti and topped with shredded cheese, chopped onion, and kidney beans.

Coconut Blueberry Pudding

A delicious dairy-free fruit pudding made with creamy coconut.

Coconut Milk Braised Greens

Greens with a hint of coconut and lemon. Delish.

Coconut Milk Roasted Butternut Squash

A delicious take on braised butternut squash.

Coconut Peanut Sauce

This creamy sauce works well with both vegetarian and meat dishes.

Coconut Rice Pudding with Rhubarb Sauce

Wonderful creamy pudding that goes great with tart rhubarb sauce.

Coconut Roasted Buttercup Squash

Delicious combo of squash and coconut.

Collard Greens with Farro

Farro is a type of wheat and becoming popular as a healthful, tasty grain. This dish is deceptively simple but people will think it took hours to make because it's so good.

Collard Greens with Rice

A satisfying Southern-inspired dish with rice and collards.

Compote of Dried Fruits with Cashew Cream

This is an elegant, healthy dessert. The velvety sweetness of the fruit is complemented by the delicate creaminess of the cashew topping.

Creamy Celery Soup with Tarragon

Celery soup sounds boring but this is actually wonderful!

Creamy Vegan Strawberry Smoothie

This smoothie is rich and creamy without without the addition of dairy.

Crispy Kale Chips

Who knew kale could be so tasty, crispy, and addictive? Wonderful snack that kids will also enjoy.

Crispy Quinoa Fruit Nut Bars

This is a delcious alternative to marshmallow-laced Rice Crispy treats. Kids will love these. Great for an after school snack.

Crock Pot Red Cabbage

Super easy way to make stewed red cabbage. Serve with pork or beef.

Crunchy Cabbage Salad

A lovely, colorful salad, perfect for family picnics and barbeques.

Cucumber & Wakame Salad

A light, refreshing salad graced with nutritional powerhouse seaweed.

Curried Lentils with Cashew Quinoa Pilaf

This is an easy recipe with exotic flavors and wonderful textures.

Curried Red Quinoa with Greens and Mushrooms

A healthy Thai-inspired recipe full of quinoa goodness and creaminess from coconut.

Curry Coconut Cauliflower Soup

An original recipe from Oryana's Lake Street Kitchen

Dairy-Free Coconut Rice Pudding

This pudding is sinfully rich and creamy, perfect for those who are dairy intolerant.

Devilish Lentil Salad

This high protein salad is great if you make it ahead of time, giving it plenty of time for the flavors to meld before serving.

Easy Beet Salad

This is a fresh version of the ubiquitous canned, pickled beets you find on salad bars, but without added sweetener.

Easy Carrot Ginger Soup

Super easy and gingery carrot soup for a chilly evening.

Egyptian Lentil Soup

Another Lake St. Kitchen favorite.

Elliott's Miso Soup

From an old friend and fellow Natural Gourmet Institute graduate and now instructor, Elliott's awesome miso soup.

Farro Blueberry Salad

This is a refreshing salad that takes advantage of summer's supply of fresh blueberries.

Farro Tomato Salad

The sweetness of ripe tomatoes and the chewiness of farro make for a great combination.

Fennel Parsley Salad

A lovely way to enjoy the fresh, crunchiness of fennel.

Fiesta Mexican Salad

Serve this colorful salad as is, as a dip for tortilla chips, or atop seasonal salad greens.

Flourless Banana Muffins

These don't have the usual muffin-y kind of texture but are mighty tasty.

Fresh Tomato Sauce

This is a basic recipe for tomato sauce using fresh tomatoes. You can spice it up any way you like using fresh herbs.

Fresh Tomato Soup with Rice

Lovely way to use up excess tomatoes.

Fruity Quinoa Salad

Serve this refreshing salad with a bowl of hearty soup for a complete meal.

Garden Fresh Asparagus Soup

This delightful asparagus soup is spiced with a touch of curry and gets added richness from coconut milk and creamy red potatoes

Garden Vegetable Chili

A colorful, satisfying bowl of chili that meat lovers and vegetarians alike will enjoy.


Gazpacho soup was made for summer. Refreshingly cold on hot summer days, this classic Spanish cold tomato soup combines the best of summer vegetables.

German Braised Red Cabbage

Also known as Rotkohl, this is an easy-to-make German recipe that yields a tart-sweet, comforting dish. Makes a wonderful side dish for beef or pork.

Ginger Broccoli Quinoa with Tofu

A super easy, healthy dinner using our own house-made tofu.

Ginger Garlic Green Beans

Green beans enhanced with the exotic flavors of Asia.

Good For You Cookies

This cookie is a delicious alternative to cookies made with wheat flour. Good for vegans too.

Green Bean Salad

A simple green bean salad with a vinaigrette dressing. Goes good with just about anything.

Greens with Beans & Tempeh

High protein tempeh pairs with savory greens in this easy-to-make dish.

Grilled Asparagus with Miso Lemon Sauce

The sauce really makes this dish.


Creamy, basic, easy...is it possible to not like guacamole?

Heart Beet Chili

Winner of the 2013 Downtown Chili Cook-off for the vegetarian category!

Hiziki with Broccoli and Tofu

The combination of tofu and hiziki is not only delicious but full of nutrition.

Hoppin John with Greens

Hoppin’ John is traditionally served in the South on New Year’s Day. One story attributes the unique name of this dish to the custom of inviting guests to eat with, “Hop in, John.”

How to Cook Beans

Soaking beans before cooking them is an important step you shouldn't skip.


Hummus is a popular Middle-eastern dish. You can serve it with garnishes including pine nuts, tomatoes, cucumbers, feta cheese, or caramelized onions.

Indian Spiced Lentils with Spinach and Rhubarb

A  Spring-inspired lentil stew flavored with ginger and Indian spices.


A flavorful vegan Jambalaya.

Kale Berry Smoothie

You can hardly taste the kale in this recipe so it's a good way to sneak greens into people!

Kimchi Fried Rice

Kimchi and rice go nicely together in this easy dish.

Kung Pao Tempeh Triangles

A fine Asian dish, these tempeh triangles can be served with soba noodles or brown rice.

Lake St. Kitchen Carrot Ginger Soup

Warming and full of flavorful spice, enjoy this soup with a dollop of Crème Fraîche and toasted baguette slices.

Lake Street Kitchen Mushroom Tetrazzini

This is a hearty, tasty vegetarian tetrazzini, created by our own Lake St. Kitchen.

Lentil Nut Loaf

This loaf is flavorful and has a pleasant "meaty" texture. A great alternative to meat loaf.

Lentil Potato Soup with Lemon & Ginger

This soup is a variation of our own Lake St. Kitchen's Lemon Lentil Potato Soup. Ginger gives it an additional tasty zing.

Mashed Potato Kale Cakes

Comfort food that's good for you! A great way to get more greens into your menu.

Massaged Kale Salad

In this summer salad, enjoy fresh raw kale at its best.

Mediterranean Garbanzo Stew

Hearty and full of classic Mediterranean flavor.

Mexican Quinoa with Pinto Beans

A flavorful hearty dish inspired by Mexican cuisine.

Millet Chili

The millet in this chili adds a nice "meaty" texture and extra fiber for a hearty lunch or supper.

Miso Sauce

This is a nice sauce to serve with Asian noodles, over sauteed tofu or tempeh, or as a salad dressing.

Moroccan Carrot Salad

Easy carrot salad with a Middle Eastern twist.

Mujadara - Rice Lentil and Caramelized Onion Pilaf

This dish is popular throughout the Arab world

No Hurry Vegetable Curry

Enjoy a wonderful Asian-inspired stew for dinner.

North African Lentil Soup

For a nice, light supper. Serve with roasted garlic cloves and crusty baguette and green salad. Saffron adds a gourmet touch to this simple dish.

Nutty Thumbprint Cookies

A delicious, nutty and, satisfying cookie that's not too sweet and vegan to boot!

Oat Milk

Oats make a fine milk substitute for drinking and cooking.

Oryana's Award Winning Roasted Veggie Chili

Winner of the 2009 Downtown Traverse City Chili Cook-off.

Pad Thai

A classic Thai dish dressed up with colorful vegetables.

Pan Fried Tofu with Greens And Almond Ginger Sauce

Crisp savory tofu marries sweet and salty almond sauce for an elegant vegetarian supper.


This is a classic Tuscan bread and tomato salad and absolutely divine with just-picked garden tomatoes.

Parsnip and Potato Mash with Thyme

Dress up potatoes with this easy mash.

Pea Guacamole

A tasty alternative to avocado guacamole.

Potato and Grilled Asparagus Salad

A lovely combination, potatoes and asparagus.

Pueblo Squash Stew

A Southwestern-inspired soup with butternut squash, perfect for chilly Fall evening suppers.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies are a little fragile but quite delicious for being vegan and gluten-free.

Quick and Creamy Indian Dal

Don't let the long of ingredients (mostly spices) deter you from making this creamy, comforting Indian dish.

Quinoa Salad with Lemon and Garlic

A simple but surprisingly flavorful, fresh salad, full of quinoa goodness.

Rainbow Chard with Garlic & Mustard Seeds

A lovely, spicy way to prepare chard.

Raw Beet Salad

A lovely simple salad of fresh grated beets.

Raw Cashew “Cheesecake” with Fresh Berries

This is a wonderfulm "creamy" vegan dessert served with seasonal fresh berries.

Raw Chocolate Brownies

You would not think these are raw, they are so delicious!

Raw Chocolate Icing

This tastes amazingly close to traditional icing, maybe even better!

Raw Corn Zucchini Salad

A fresh simple salad utilizing summer's best ingredients, corn and zucchini.

Raw Fettucine Alfredo

This is a "creamy," delicious way to enjoy zucchini.

Raw Spring Rolls

This is a refreshing first course for an Asian summer meal.

Raw Tea "Sandwiches"

These little delights are as delicious as they are beautiful.

Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Salad

A colorful fall salad using roasted squash. Delicious.

Roasted Eggplant and Tomato

So simple yet with elegant flavors, tomatoes and eggplant pair beautifully in this late summer dish.

Roasted Potatoes and Parsnips with Rosemary

Parsnips and potatoes marry well in this easy recipe.

Roasted Pumpkin

Simple yet superb. Roasted pumpkin and NOTHING ELSE.

Roasted Red Pepper Dressing

Fantastic salad dressing here.

Roasted Romanesque Cauliflower

Romanesque cauliflower, which comes from Italy, has a sweet, nutty taste. Prepare it as you would cauliflower or broccoli. Or try this easy recipe.

Roasted Rutabaga

Roasting rutabagas brings out their sweetness and concentrates flavor.

Roasted Vegetable Salad

Roasted red peppers, red onions, and zucchini along with velvety pine nuts are tossed with couscous and a tangy balsamic vinaigrette in this colorful salad.


Roasted Winter Veggies With Lentils

A hearty warm salad and nourishing meal - vegan and gluten-free.


Before modern day canning techniques became a ritual in home kitchens in bygone days, most of our American ancestors utilized the process of lacto-fermentation.

Savory Breakfast Oatmeal

Delicious savory oatmeal to start your day.

Seitan Irish Stew

An Irish pub favorite gets a vegetarian makeover in this recipe, using seitan instead of beef.

Sesame Green Beans

This recipe is deceptively simple and utterly delicious.

Sesame Honey Tempeh

This is a quick, delicious weeknight meal

Sesame Pea Pods

This is a super fast, easy, and delicious way to serve crisp, fresh pea pods.

Sesame Tofu Sticks with Peanut Sauce

Kids will enjoy this dish because they can eat with their hands.

Seven Veggie Root Soup

Root soup!

Soaked Blueberry Chia Flax Oatmeal

Soaking oatmeal overnight before cooking it is a time-honored method of preparing this breakfast staple.

Soba Noodles with Broccoli and Peanut Sauce

A creamy, satisfying and easy supper.

Spelt Berry Cherry Salad

A sweet and chewy salad with dried cherries and whole spelt berries.

Spiced Coconut, Spinach and Chickpea Salad

A delicious and flavorful way to eat spinach. Flavored with coconut and gomasio.

Spiced Snow Peas

A simple, Indian-inspired dish.

Spicy African Stew

This rich and nutritious stew will warm you on a cold winter night. Serve it with a dollop of Greek-style yogurt and some homemade applesauce on the side.

Spinach with Tempeh Croutons

A quick and delicious vegetarian dish

Strawberry Gazpacho

A delightful, cooling, savory soup made with America's favorite berry, the luscious strawberry.

Strawberry Salsa

If you like salsa you will like this sweet/tart version that takes advantage of summer's first berry.

Strawberry Spinach Smoothie

You can barely taste the spinach in this creamy smoothie. Blend it really well so no green "specks" are visible and your children will love it!

Stunning Beet Hummus

This is a beautiful as well as delicious hummus.

Sugar Snap Peas with Sesame

Super simple yet elegant, fresh snap peas with sesame.

Super Hemp Seed Salad

A super healthy salad with a "creamy" dressing made from avocado.

Sushi Rice Salad

Reminiscent of sushi rolls, this Asian-inspired salad features sprouted brown rice.

Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage with Apples and Tempeh

Serve this tasty dish with roasted potatoes and squash for a wonderful fall meal.

Tassajara Black Bean Soup

A nice, basic black bean soup with a kick from chipotles in adobo. A Lake St. Kitchen favorite!

Tempeh Cassoulet

A hearty French classic, transformed to satisfy vegetarian palates.

Tempeh Coconut Curry

Serve this creamy curry with brown or jasmine rice and fresh mango for dessert

Tempeh Millet Croquettes with Mushroom Sauce

These little grain burgers are easy to make and will disappear very quickly!

Tex Mex Tofu Fajitas

For lovers of Mexican food, tofu works great as a vegetarian alternative to meat fajitas.

Thai Chili

This unique Thai-inspired chili is delicious, nutritious, and full of color.

Tofu Asparagus Scramble

This is great alternative to eggs and takes advantage of seasonal asparagus.

Tofu Dill Spread

This is a savory, flavorful spread you can use for sandwiches or as a dip with vegetables and crackers.

Tofu Jambalaya

A vegetarian twist on a classic Cajun dish.

Tofu Scramble

This is a fast, easy, and delicious substitute for scramble eggs. Even egg eaters will enjoy this tasty concoction.

Tomato Corn and Basil Soup

This is a chunky, delicious soup full of fresh corn and tomato wonderfulness.

Tortilla Squash Soup

This is a wonderful fall soup and the garnishes really make it a stand out.

Two Ingredient Dark Chocolate Truffles

Super easy truffle recipes yet tastes gourmet.

Vegan Caramel Apple Dip

A delicious, creamy raw dip for apples.

Vegan Chocolate Pie with Strawberries

This is incredibly good!

Vegan Chocolate Pudding

Smooth and creamy chocolate pudding!

Vegan Creamy Tomato Soup

A scrumptious, creamy tomato soup, "creamed" with silky coconut milk.

Vegan French Toast

A delicious alternative to traditional, eggy French toast.

Vegan Popcorn Balls

A fun treat to make with children.

Vegan Pumpkin Pie

A luscious pumpkin pie without the egg or dairy.

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

A delicious, "creamy" fall drink.

Vegetable Chili with Pumpkin

A delicious twist on chili. Autumn and cooking with pumpkin just goes together.

Vegetable Lime Chickpea Chili

A delicious vegan chili

Vegetarian Mulligatawny

A Lake St. Kitchen favorite, Mulligatawny means "pepper water," and is a curried soup.

Vegetarian Paella

A meatless version of Paella, a classic Spanish rice dish.

West African Peanut Soup

This is one of the most popular soups coming out of our own Lake Street Kitchen. After many requests for the recipe, here it is finally.

White Bean Potato and Kale Chowder

Kale, potatoes and white beans were meant to be together!

White Bean, Sweet Potato, & Pepper Ragout

This is a hearty, comforting, meatless dish that will stick to your ribs. Serve with brown rice.

Wild Rice & Split Pea Salad

A bright, hearty salad for spring, with chewy wild rice and a bit of goat cheese.

World's Healthiest Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies are moist, delicious, and chewy. Chocolate chip cookie connoiseurs will love them!

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