Adapted from a recipe by Marie Oser
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Archive for the ‘Holiday’ Category
A delicious, creamy soup with no cream or added fat.
Pack mixture into 8 lightly-sprayed muffin or custard cups. Bake in a preheated 350F oven for 25-30 minutes.
A delicious, vegan main dish for your holiday celebration.
This is my traditional Thanksgiving turkey substitute, adapted from the New Farm Cookbook:
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.)
Acorn squash stuffed with spiced cranberries and pears.
Although I’m not a big fan of yams or “sweet potatoes” I tried this recipe, and I love them this way. My family was impressed. It takes a bit of preparation, but well worth it. The house smelled wonderful while they were baking.
To serve, ladle soup into individual bowls. Sprinkle with pumpkin or sunflower seeds
For a delicious fall meal, serve this with sautéed soy sausage links and a salad of mixed baby greens and tomatoes.
A hearty side dish for everyday or holiday meals.
Millet is an excellent grain to use for stuffing vegetables, since it cooks to a slightly adhesive quality. And using small orange squashes makes for a festive and filling entrée.
This is the recipe I have used for my Thanksgiving centerpiece for over 25 years. It has always been a favorite with everyone who has celebrated the holidays with us over the years.
Delicious raw cranberry sauce with orange and walnuts.
This all-natural cranberry sauce recipe uses dates for sweetness rather than sugar.
- Pinquito Bean and Quinoa Taco FillingIn the past, beans were considered a humble food, a source of protein for the common folk before it became affordable to eat meat daily. Today, beans are generally seen as a side dish (barbecued beans)–or the province of vegetarians. People tend to think of them as bland and boring, and cooks often add meat […]
- Seeds of a Sea ChangeA while back someone on McDougall Friends started a thread asking how long or how many times others had been exposed to information about a plant-based diet before taking the plunge. Lots of people had a simple answer such as “after I saw Forks Over Knives.” Another remarked that it happened both all at once […]