Posts Tagged ‘higher-fat’


Slow Cooker Almond Joy Oatmeal

This slow cooker oatmeal is soy-free, gluten-free, and full of chocolaty goodness. It uses cocoa, So Delicious Coconut Milk, unsweetened coconut, and slivered almonds to mimic the taste of an Almond Joy.

Pizza Pocket

Vegan Pizza Hot Pocket On A Croissant

This makes 2 big hot pockets. I eat about half of one. So this can serve anywhere from 2 to 4 people.


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.


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.


Holiday “Meat” Loaf

A holiday meat-free loaf made from silken tofu, walnuts, vegetables, and bread crumbs.


Stuffing or Dressing

This easy stuffing is delicious served with mushroom gravy and Pan-Fried Tofu.


Holiday Lentil Loaf

Lentils, wild rice, and walnuts combined in a delicious meatless loaf.


Pan Fried Tofu and Mushroom Gravy

This is my traditional Thanksgiving turkey substitute, adapted from the New Farm Cookbook:

baked apples - small

Baked Apples

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

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…


Banana Pudding Sauce

half a 10.5 oz package soft silken tofu
1 very ripe banana…


Sweet Potato Cashew Crème Sauce

It is fabulous with steamed kale!


Pesto Pasta Salad

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


Chickenless “Chicken” Salad

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

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      I was in graduate school the first time I made bread. Years before I became vegetarian, I was trying on vegetarianism as a weight-loss diet and cooking vegetarian dishes out of a popular cookbook of that era. For some reason, the book’s authors recommended cooking whole wheat bread in 2-quart cans, the kind juice comes […]

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