Posts Tagged ‘higher-fat’

Secret-Ingredient Chocolate Frosting

Healthy Chocolate Frosting (Soy Free)

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

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.

Vegan Garden Harvest Cake

Vegan Garden Harvest Cake

Chock-full of fruits and vegetables, this low-fat cake tastes great, stays very moist, and is even tastier the next day.

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.

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.

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.


Savoury Baked Sweet Potato Balls

Sweet potatoes are combined with shredded coconut and spices in these delicious balls. Recipe by Jarafel.

Mussamun Curry

Mussamun Curry

Mussamun curry paste is a red curry paste that includes not only the standard cumin, coriander, and peppercorns, but also an aromatic array of sweet spices, including cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and cardamom.


Scrambled Tofu

Easy breakfast dish.

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Pumpkin Pie Dip with Apple Slices

This dip tastes like pumpkin pie, but without the refined sugar, flour, or other junky stuff. Great for fall entertaining, or makes a tasty snack for kids (and adults, too!)


Detox Smoothie

This makes two 3.5-cup smoothies and provides half the fruit and all the raw veggies you need on the ETL plan. Drink up! –tortugita718


Mel’s Mix

This is a recipe I made for a coworker of mine who saw how healthy my homemade vegan meals looked and that I seem healthy and happy. I made this for him and have named it in his honor. –tortugita718

Carrot Cake with Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake with Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting

This cake is incredibly moist and lightly spiced, but the pineapple frosting really brings it over the top! –Healthyvic

Caramel Banana Cupcakes

Caramel Banana Cupcakes

These have tons of flavor with chunks of gooey bananas. The secret ingredient is the cashew sour cream. Do not leave it out!

Chestnut Loaf

Chestnut Loaf

Sweet, nutty and savory, from the chestnuts, walnuts and herbs. Yum! –healthyvic

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