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Spaghetti Squash Pest Lasagna

Spaghetti Squash Pesto Lasagna

The creaminess of the sauce and filling contrast nicely with the slight crunch of the “noodles” in this low-fat, low-carb version of lasagna.

Slow Miracle Red Lentil and Delicata Squash Stew

Maria’s Slow Miracle Red Lentil and Delicata Stew

The vegan equivalent of chicken soup!

White Bean Stew with Winter Squash and Kale

White Bean Stew with Winter Squash and Kale

This stew combines white beans, butternut squash, and kale with fresh basil for a hearty and flavorful one-pot meal.

Chickpea and Broccoli Bowl with Tahini Sauce

Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Chickpea and Broccoli Bowl with Tahini Sauce

Find out what happens when chickpeas and quinoa become a little too familiar. Plus a mouthwatering recipe for dry-spiced chickpeas combined with broccoli, carrots, and a lite tahini sauce.

Mussamun Curry

Mussamun Curry

Mussamun curry paste is a red curry paste that includes not only the standard cumin, coriander, and peppercorns, but also an aromatic array of sweet spices, including cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and cardamom.

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Mary’s “Chicken” Strips

Okara is the pulp left over from making soy milk. It’s full of fiber and protein.

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.

Roasted Asparagus Soup

Roasted Asparagus Soup

Featured Blog Post: Asparagus season is here! Indulge in this delicious soup made creamy with cashews. Find the recipe on the blog.

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Pesto Sauce

Delicious as a dressing for salads or as a topping on baked potatoes.

Burritos with Spanish Rice and Black Beans

Burritos with Spanish Rice and Black Beans

Featured Blog Post: This easy Spanish rice makes a delicious burrito filling or side dish.

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Easy Thai Vegetable Curry

You can use other types of Thai curry paste for this recipe, but Mussamun works very well with the potatoes and cashews.

Southwestern Potato Salad

Southwestern Potato Salad

Those whose preferences lean toward the spicy will love this salad. Adjust the heat by increasing or decreasing the amount of jalapeño and chipotle chile.

Pasta Primavera

Susan’s Fatfree Pasta Primavera

This is a great quick meal. To make the sauce richer, use more soy milk and less water.

Baked Macaroni and "Cheese"

Baked Macaroni and “Cheese”

You won’t fool non-vegans with this, but if you’re used to nutritional yeast “cheese” sauces, you’ll love this soy-free dish.

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Farmer’s Market Rotini

This delicious pasta dish can be a complete meal if you add some chickpeas or white beans along with the sauce.

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      In the past, beans were considered a humble food, a source of protein for the common folk before it became affordable to eat meat daily. Today, beans are generally seen as a side dish (barbecued beans)–or the province of vegetarians. People tend to think of them as bland and boring, and cooks often add meat […]



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      Years ago when I read Dr. Barnard’s book Foods That Fight Pain I remember learning that food intolerances can change. That seems to be very true in my case. When I first started eating this way 7 years ago I couldn’t eat garlic or ginger. Now I eat them every day. Several winters ago, as […]