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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.


Southwest Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash by Low Fat Vegan Chef

Serve this delicious hash for breakfast or make it for dinner if you want to and serve it with corn tortillas, or roll into a burrito.


Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Frijoles

An easy fat-free soy-free and gluten-free recipe that almost cooks itself! Nourishing butternut squash and bean add a punch to your favorite Mexican dishes.

Soft Whole-Wheat Rolls

Soft Whole-Wheat Rolls

This is my standard all around bread recipe now. Sliced in half and toasted makes a perfect crunchy ‘cracker’. –Artscotnet

Indian Chickpea-Salad-from -The Great Vegan Bean Book

Indian Chickpea Salad

This is a great dish for your backyard cookouts. It’s dairy-free, gluten-free and even has a soy-free variation. The tart yogurt dressing and Indian spices make this a salad no one will forget!

Sweet Sixteen Oatmeal-Raisin Bars are vegan and fat-free. Photo and recipe by Linda Watson, copyright 2012 Cook for Good

Sweet-Sixteen Oatmeal Raisin Bars

Make 16 bars in just 16 minutes: sweet! They’re perfect for budding athletes, full of whole grains and fruit with no cholesterol or added fat.

Quick and Easy Creamed Spinach

Quick and Easy Creamed Spinach

This spinach answers the call. It has the velvety texture of old-school creamed spinach, yet is low fat, plant based, and gluten free. Better yet, you can make it in under 20 minutes!


Slow Cooker Farro and Veggies Split Pea Soup

This is a quick and easy slow cooker soup that’s soy and oil free. The spices add layers of flavor that turn this simple soup into something you can even serve at your next dinner party.


Tri-color Quinoa and Greens Taco Filling

This recipe is one of my favorites because it has a ton of leeway. No red peppers? Use green peppers or toss in the leftover cooked veggies from last night. No quinoa? Leftover millet or even brown rice would do the job just fine. Just imagine cleaning out the fridge one a week on taco night!


Mushroom Sun-dried Tomato Oat Risotto

Savory oats are my latest obsession. These steel cut oats retain an al dente quality to them just like arborio rice does in a risotto. Recipe by Geekypoet.


Marinated Cheezy Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Delicious marinated mushrooms stuffed with seasoned spinach and sweet potatoes in a cheesy tofu sauce. Recipe by Jarafel.

Baked Lavender Rose Donuts

Baked Lavender Rose Donuts

The perfect healthy sweet to show your Valentine just how much you really care! These donuts are baked, sweetened with stevia, made with whole wheat pastry flour and full of romantic floral flavors.

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