3 large handfuls of bulk coconut
1 tablespoon liquid smoke
2 tablespoon soy sauce/ tamari
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon maple syrup (optional)
Place coconut in a shallow baking pan. Mix other ingredients together and coate coconut well. Cook in preheated 400 degrees F oven until crispy. It will get crispier after it cools. Use in sandwiches or salads as a vegan bacon substitute. May be kept in sealed container for several days.
Recipe originally found at vegweb.com
Mushroom Bacon Bits
1 4 oz. can mushrooms (or 1/2 C diced mushrooms)
hickory bacon salt
Marinate mushrooms in spices and oil. Spread over cookie sheet and bake at 375F until crispy, about 15 minutes.