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Slow Cooker Carrot Cardamom Oatmeal

This oatmeal is inspired by an Indian dessert Carrot Halwa. Carrot Halwa is a thick paste of carrot, sugar and cardamom that’s sometimes topped with saffron and pistachios.

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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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Slow Cooker Lemon Blueberry Muffin Oatmeal

This oatmeal reminds me of my favorite muffin. You get blueberries in every bite with a bright burst of lemon. There’s something about just smelling lemon that seems to make the ickiest day seem to have possibilities.

Eggplant and Chickpea Curry

Cooking Indian Recipes Without Oil

A few tips for cooking Indian food without added fat.

Hearty-Hearty Minestrone Soup

Hearty-Hearty Minestrone Soup

Another great recipe submitted by Katherine Lawrence of www.plantbasedhealth.com

Savory Potato Pear Stew

Savory Potato Pear Stew

This stew was inspired by a vacation—it was time to clear out the fridge, stoke up on immune boosting beta-carotene and have leftovers in the freezer upon our return home.

Tex-Mex Chili

Thick Tex-Mex Chili

I love thick, hearty chili in cold weather. It’s always so satisfying and filling, so it makes a great comfort food…especially when served my favorite way: over warm grits!

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Coconut Lemon Macadamia Candies

Coconut Lemon Macadamia Candies are full of flavor in a tiny candy size. Family tested & kid approved!

A healthy recipe for a traditional holiday treat.

Low-Fat Gingerbread Cookies

A healthy recipe for a traditional holiday treat.

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Maple-Pecan Pumpkin Pie

With or without the pecan topping, this decadent-tasting pumpkin pie is sure to be a crowd pleaser during the holidays…or anytime you get a craving for a treat! (NOTE: The pecan topping, obviously, adds fat. You can make a truly fat-free pie by using a fat-free crust and skipping the topping.)

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Baked Apples

Apples are baked with a delicious combination of oatmeal, pecans, and spices.

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Fall Pumpkin and Lentil Stew

A delicious Fall stew you can make in your crockpot or in a regular saucepan.

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Pesto Pasta Salad

Silken tofu provides the base for this delicious pesto sauce made without oil or cheese.

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Chickenless “Chicken” Salad

The trick to this great salad is the marinating and baking of the tofu.

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Middle Eastern Red Lentil Soup

This wonderfully spiced soup can be made in either a pressure cooker or regular soup pot.

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