Archive for the ‘Sauces & Seasonings’ Category

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Dipping Sauce

1 T tamari soy sauce
1 teas dark sesame oil…

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Creamy Thai Dip

¼ cup creamy peanut butter
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar…

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Bakon Bits

1/2 cup TVP granules
1 tablespoon liquid smoke flavoring — (1 to 2 tablespoons)…

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Alfredo Sauce

This is the sauce used in my Pasta Primavera recipe. In addition to being great with pasta, it makes a delicious sauce for steamed vegetables or baked potatoes–or both! –SusanV

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Pesto

I have an awesome lower fat pesto sauce. I got it from the McDougall newsletter and adapted it. I think the original was created by Jill Nussinow who teaches together with McDougall’s during their live in sessions and on their latest DVDs.

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Pasta with Mushroom Sauce

Simple but yummy.

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Fresh Tomato and Spinach Pasta Sauce

I invented this recipe last night to use up some of the many tomatoes I have ripening right now. It was yummy!

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Mayo/Sour Creme

This recipe was adapted from “Tofu Cookery” by Louise Hagler. The oil has been omitted from an otherwise wonderful recipe and the quantity of tofu changed for convenience.

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Melty Pizza Cheese

I love this recipe. I follow the variation at the bottom to make a cheddar “cheese sauce” and pour it over baked potatoes topped with broccoli for a great no-fat meal. Another thing I do is make a nacho cheese dip by following the variation, but instead of using non-dairy milk, I use Rotel spicy tomatoes. Goes great with baked tortilla chips!

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Raw Cranberry Relish

This recipe is an adaptation of Cranberry Relish Sauce in the Vita-Mix cookbook plus the idea to use dates from the “Cook and the Dietitian”. I came up with the idea for the blended salad and use my vita-mix on a low speed to blend.

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Orange-Cranberry Sauce

Delicious raw cranberry sauce with orange and walnuts.

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Cranberry Sauce 2

This all-natural cranberry sauce recipe uses dates for sweetness rather than sugar.

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Bryanna’s Homemade Vegan Chicken-Style Broth Powder

An easy recipe for making your own practically instant broth.

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Spicy Orange Cranberry Salsa

Cranberries and oranges with jalapeno pepper for extra kick.

Strix's Tomatoes and Pecan Sauce

Strix’s Tomatoes and Pecan Sauce, Raw

1 lb. fresh, ripe, red Roma tomatoes
2 Garlic cloves
2 small or medium Carrots, chopped…

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