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No-Oil Oil

Use this simple recipe in place of oil in salad dressings.

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Winter Minestrone

Okay, here comes the beauty of the pressure cooker. If you don’t have a pressure cooker, the recipe will remain the same, but you will need to allow the soup to simmer for at least an hour until the vegetables are soft.

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Minestrone Soup

This classic Italian soup is always vegetarian, and if you leave off the parmesan cheese it’s vegan.

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Cannellini Minestrone

Cooking Light did a vegetarian section on beans in this last issue, and this is adapted from their recipes and is really great.

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White Bean & Vegetable Soup

2 tsp water
1 cup celery…

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Baked Seasoned Tofu

1 10.5-ounce package lite extra-firm silken tofu, frozen and thawed [I use regular water-packed tofu myself – still frozen and thawed]
2 tbsp soy sauce…

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Asian Stuffed Peppers

This one is a little twist on normal stuffed peppers–it is a nice change, I think. And, it is quick because you don’t bake them and wait for the peppers to cook.

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Okara Curry

1 cup okara
1 onion…

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Scrambled Tofu

Easy breakfast dish.

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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…

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