I must admit that salad dressing is my big “frustration” with this program. I have come up with one salad dressing that I really do like … it’s “creamy” and just “rich” enough to satisfy, plus it’s a welcome change from vinegar.
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I’ve discovered that I really like raspberry dressing, but most of the fatfree ones in the grocery store have too much sugar. I found this recipe and have been experimenting with cutting down on the calories by decreasing the apple juice concentrate.
This is my lower-fat, vegan version of Annie’s Gingerly Vinaigrette (which contains honey). I’ve used ground flax seeds to thicken it–as well as add essential Omega 3′s.
Good on salad, avocado or jacket potatoes. You may want to add seasonings to taste.
4 tsp. Ground coriander
1 tsp. Pepper…
1 T tamari soy sauce
1 teas dark sesame oil…
¼ cup creamy peanut butter
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar…
1/2 cup TVP granules
1 tablespoon liquid smoke flavoring — (1 to 2 tablespoons)…
This is the sauce used in my Pasta Primavera recipe. In addition to being great with pasta, it makes a delicious sauce for steamed vegetables or baked potatoes–or both! –SusanV
4 cups seeded and peeled watermelon — 1/2-inch cubes
1/2 cup diced red onion…
1 medium red or white onion, peeled and diced
[salt] and pepper to taste…
This is a great way to use up zucchini if your garden provides a little too much in the summer months!
1 can green beans, drained, 16 oz.
1 can wax beans, drained, 16 oz….
8 ounces baked tofu
2-3 large cucumbers
2 cups mung bean sprouts…
- Pasta Fagioli with Cranberry Beans and KaleSince the weather got cooler, I’ve been making a lot more soups and stews. And since I’ve been test-driving a new Instant Pot (more about that in an upcoming post), I’ve been pressure cooking a lot of dried beans. So it was only natural to use my new gadget to make a soup/stew starting with […]
- Coconut Kissed Pumpkin-Persimmon Pie with Millet Carob Crust(Or, “My, My, Me Oh My, I Love Pie”) Does anyone remember the John Travolta movie Michael about an angel who behaves most unlike an angel? Nora Ephron wrote the screen play. Pie is very important to the plot of that movie and its off-beat treatment of disillusion and faith. So if you’ve never seen […]