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Oatchata from OATrageous Oatmeals by Kathy Hester

Oat-chata from OATrageous Oatmeals

Horchata is a traditional Mexican beverage made with homemade rice milk, cinnamon and sweeteners. I’ve taken liberties with it here by adding in oats and almonds. It’s amazing served over ice.

vegan blueberry pancakes

Mom’s Magical Vegan Blueberry Pancakes

My mom has been cooking low fat vegan for years, and she’s an amazing cook. This is one of her signature creations.

Cannellini bean soup

Easy Cannellini Bean Soup

I originally made this soup trying to recreate the side of white beans at Zoe’s Kitchen, which is too high in oil to my liking. ~ Alina

Warm Potato Salad (for FFV)

Warm Potato Salad with Spinach and Chickpeas

This warm potato salad is a step aside from the traditional version: it’s cooked in a hot skillet and doesn’t call for mayonnaise or other fattening dressings. ~Alina

Vegan tofu scramble with black beans and wilted spinach

Tofu Scramble with Black Beans and Wilted Spinach

This tofu scramble is incredibly tasty with fantastic texture, and it’s super healthy for you to boot.

Eggplant Rollups for FFV

Eggplant Rollups with Black Bean-Potato Stuffing

A delicious dish with an Italian flare, these eggplant rollups will warm your heart and soul! – Alina

Vegetable Pot Pie

Vegetable Pot Pie (Gluten Free, Soy Free)

With moist cornbread topping and savory sauce, this pot pie pleases omnivores and vegans alike.

FFV lentil soup

Triple Lentil and Cauliflower Soup

This triple lentil and cauliflower soup is oil-free, packed with nutrition and fiber, and can easily become the next staple food on your dinner table! It’s quick to put together and may just give you a reason to clear your pantry from those handfuls of leftover dried lentils. ~ Alina

Tom's Pizza

Sweet Potato Veggie Pizza

This vegan pizza is topped with a “cheese” sauce made from healthy whole food ingredients. Delicious!

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.

Apple Smoked Snausage

Apple Smoked Snausage Patties

This recipe is for those finding it difficult to maintain a plant-based diet because they miss their traditional breakfast proteins and sandwiches with that other patty. And it’s for those who have their Doc screaming, ‘no more sausage!’. –Scott

Holly's Fruit Salad on the Greens

Holly’s Fruit Salad On The Greens

Instead of a smoothie, get your greens and fruit in this very tasty and fruity vegan spinach salad.

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