Posts Tagged ‘McDougall’


Magic Salad with Brown Rice

This hearty colorful salad is a great potluck dish.


Vegan Mayo

This is the one I teach at McDougall program and use all the time -great for potato salad with lots of dijon. Vit C makes it nice and tart – more like a sour cream than a mayo.

Pasta Primavera

Susan’s Fatfree Pasta Primavera

This is a great quick meal. To make the sauce richer, use more soy milk and less water.


Pasta Salad

Sometimes I also add a bit of curry paste dissolved in hot water.


My Favorite Lasagna

An easy and delicious lasagna that no one will suspect is vegan!

Rigatoni with Zucchini and Eggplant

Lowfat Rigatoni with Zucchini and Eggplant

Delicious and easy alternative to lasagna.


Mushroom and Spinach Stroganoff

Here’s one of my all time favorites. It tastes great, it is fast, and simple:


Macaroni Salad

Use other vegetables as desired in this salad. Small broccoli florets are a nice addition. Nasoya makes a fat free mayonnaise that may also be used in this recipe. It can be found in most natural food stores.


Pasta e Fagioli

This is for one very generous serving, so obviously, you multiply it by however many servings you want to make:


Slow Cooker Carrot Cardamom Oatmeal

This oatmeal is inspired by an Indian dessert Carrot Halwa. Carrot Halwa is a thick paste of carrot, sugar and cardamom that’s sometimes topped with saffron and pistachios.


Slow Cooker Strawberry Layer Cake Oatmeal

This oatmeal has the sweet and slightly sour bite of strawberries with the creamy after taste of vanilla and the richness of So Delicious Coconut milk.

Baked Macaroni and "Cheese"

Baked Macaroni and “Cheese”

You won’t fool non-vegans with this, but if you’re used to nutritional yeast “cheese” sauces, you’ll love this soy-free dish.


Farmer’s Market Rotini

This delicious pasta dish can be a complete meal if you add some chickpeas or white beans along with the sauce.


Hearty Macaroni Dinner

This recipe is great because it doesn’t require any ingredients you can’t get at a regular grocery store. Even meat eaters like this one, and it’s very hearty.


Pasta With Beans and Greens

Source: Vibrant Life Magazine/Oct.

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      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 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 […]