Archive for 2012

Leek and Sweet Potato Bisque

Leek and Sweet Potato Bisque

This bisque tastes so rich that no one will know it’s healthy—unless you tell them!

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Skillet or Crock-pot Seitan au Vin

What follows is my very own recipe. This was originally a recipe I got from a regional cookbook called Southern Sideboards, which is put out by a Junior League group in Mississippi, I think. It was a decidedly non-vegan, non-healthful recipe, which I first made low fat and have now evolved again.

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Kema (Curried Vegetables)

1 cup TVP granules
7/8 cup Boiling water…

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Cream of “Chicken” Soup Concentrate

2 cups soy milk
2 Tbs cornstarch…

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Tomato, Leek and Potato Soup

2 medium leeks
couple of cloves of garlic…

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Tomato Butternut Soup

1 md Butternut squash — peeled and diced
2 c EDENSOY, Original…

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Dr. Fuhrman’s Famous Anti-Cancer Soup

6-10 zucchini
5 lbs. carrots…

Plant-Based Slow Motion Miracle

Plant-Based Slow Motion Miracle

I’m so excited to announce the addition of a new blog to the Fatfree Vegan family! Maria Theresa Maggi has consented to write a journal about how eating a plant-based diet is helping her to reverse the effects of Multiple Sclerosis, Fibromyalgia, and mild Cerebral Palsy.

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Pumpkin Pie Dip with Apple Slices

This dip tastes like pumpkin pie, but without the refined sugar, flour, or other junky stuff. Great for fall entertaining, or makes a tasty snack for kids (and adults, too!)

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Detox Smoothie

This makes two 3.5-cup smoothies and provides half the fruit and all the raw veggies you need on the ETL plan. Drink up! –tortugita718

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Stupendous Smoothie

This recipe is higher fat than the 15% guideline for this website; however, I feel the fat from the ground flaxseeds–which provides the adequate Omega 3s for an entire day for most of us–justifies the higher fat because it is functional nutrition. –tortugita718

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Mel’s Mix

This is a recipe I made for a coworker of mine who saw how healthy my homemade vegan meals looked and that I seem healthy and happy. I made this for him and have named it in his honor. –tortugita718

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Fresh Gazpacho Sauce

1/2 lb tomatoes seeded and chopped
1 1/2 tbl tomato paste…

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Tofu Feta Cheese

1 lb. extra firm tofu
3/4 C. water…

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Eggless Hollandaise Sauce

1 Tbsp. water
1/2 c. finely minced onion…

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