Posts Tagged ‘Quick & Easy’

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Creamy Pumpkin Soup

A delicious, creamy soup with no cream or added fat.

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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Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce

1 cup bottled roasted red bell peppers
1/2 cup tomato juice…

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Salsa

1 can diced tomatoes (no salt added)
1/4 purple onion, finely minced…

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Quick Enchilada Sauce

1 cup tomato sauce
1 1/2 cups water…

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Accidental Tomato Sauce

1 White Onion, finely chopped
1 Red Onion, finely chopped…

Creamy Pumpkin Smoothie

Pumpkin Smoothie

1 15oz can Pumpkin
1 1/2 c Soy Milk
1T. Maple Syrup or Agave Nectar…

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Creamy Coleslaw Dressing

1/2 cup fatfree vegan mayo (Nayonnaise or homemade)
1 Tbs. cider vinegar…

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Spicy Chipotle Dressing

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.)…

Fruity Quinoa Yogurt

Fruity Quinoa Yogurt

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.

Super Healthy Bean Dip

Super Healthy Bean Dip

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.

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Field Salad & Corn

1 bag field salad
1 can sweet corn…

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Fresh Corn Salsa

1 ear fresh white or yellow corn
1/2 bunch cilantro, finely chopped…

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Provencal Red Lentil Soup

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.

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Creamy Cruciferous Risotto

An easy, healthy risotto made with cooked brown rice and cruciferous vegetables.

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