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Secret-Ingredient Chocolate Frosting

Healthy Chocolate Frosting (Soy Free)

You’ll never guess the secret ingredient in this creamy, dreamy chocolate frosting!

homemade soy yogurt

Homemade unsweetened soy yogurt

The options out in the world for plain, unsweetened soy yogurt are slim. And if you can find it, it’s usually pretty expensive. Luckily it’s easy to make at home. 

Vegan tuna salad sandwich

Vegan “tuna” salad

This vegan tuna salad is one of our go to meals when we are feeling super hungry but don’t want to cook.


Mac and Cheeze Stuffed Acorn Squash

This vegan Mac & Cheeze is incredible – It is creamy, smoky, and delicious. No nuts in this recipe, and all of its deliciousness is derived from plant power! The baked acorn squash bowl makes this a complete meal and a fun presentation!

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Mom’s Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Besides being insanely tasty, this soup is incredibly easy to make. It’s also super healthy since with no added oil it’s extremely low in fat.

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.


Banana Muffins with Peanut Butter Glaze

For your consideration is my Banana Muffins with Peanut Butter Glaze recipe – A delicious low fat 100 calorie treat.–Scott

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.

Potato and Grilled Corn Salad with Fresh Dill

Potato and Grilled Corn Salad with Fresh Dill

I love the idea of grilled corn, fresh dill and tangy mustard in my potato salad, and that’s just what I did to recreate this classic dish. ~LoveandLentils

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I originally made this soup trying to recreate the side of white beans at Zoe’s Kitchen, which is too high in oil to my liking.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

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    • 911 Vegan Gravy
      People new to oil-free vegan diets often ask what they can put on baked potatoes.  If you’re used to using margarine or butter, it can be intimidating to be told that you need to either (a) get used to potatoes plain or with new toppings such as salsa or (b) make a cheesy sauce or gravy […]

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    • One Bowl Mix and Bake “Pumpkin” Millet Pudding
      One of the things I’m most thankful for each Fall is that it’s time to eat orange food. And one of my favorite orange foods since I was a little kid has always been winter squash. If I’m going to eat it for dinner, either stuffed or right out of the skin, two of my […]