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Posts Tagged ‘Quick & Easy’
1 lb. fresh, ripe, red Roma tomatoes
2 Garlic cloves
2 small or medium Carrots, chopped…
1 cup bottled roasted red bell peppers
1/2 cup tomato juice…
1 can diced tomatoes (no salt added)
1/4 purple onion, finely minced…
1 cup tomato sauce
1 1/2 cups water…
1 White Onion, finely chopped
1 Red Onion, finely chopped…
1 15oz can Pumpkin
1 1/2 c Soy Milk
1T. Maple Syrup or Agave Nectar…
1/2 cup fatfree vegan mayo (Nayonnaise or homemade)
1 Tbs. cider vinegar…
1 Package Silken-style FirmTofu (in aseptic packaging, such as Mori-Nu)
3 individual chipotles in adobo (beware: these are very spicy! use fewer if less heat is desired.)…
Add all ingredients to a food processor and process until smooth. The quinoa will give it texture, in addition to lots of protein and fiber.
Eat this straight or with sliced apples.
This bean dip is packed with fiber, calcium, protein, iron and vitamins A and C. The flavor of the spinach is masked by the salsa and cumin, so it a great way to add nutrition to a delicious snack.
1 bag field salad
1 can sweet corn…
1 ear fresh white or yellow corn
1/2 bunch cilantro, finely chopped…
I made this simple soup last night and it was heavenly. Here’s what I did: I didn’t have leeks, so I substituted 2 chopped onions. I made up a mixture of Herbes de Provence following the recipe at the end, and at the very end, I pureed part of the soup using a hand-blender, trying to keep most of the carrot pieces intact. Also, I followed the regular directions, not the pressure cooker ones, because it was such a quick-cooking dish. Definitely a keeper.
An easy, healthy risotto made with cooked brown rice and cruciferous vegetables.
- Banana Bread PuddingMy “little girl” turned 18 last week. I feel like I should have something profound to say on this momentous occasion, but everything that comes to mind is so trite: “Time flies.” “They grow up so fast.” “It seems like only yesterday that she started kindergarten.” There’s a reason those expressions are so overused: The […]
- The Slow Miracle of My Yoga Practice: Feeling The Whole in a PartI was introduced to the well-known Hindu fable The Blind Men and the Elephant at a very early age. At 3, my mother read me the 19th century version byJohn Godfrey Saxe from the pages of the Childcraft volume, Storytelling and Other Poems. This volume was part of a set my parents must have purchased when […]