Recent Recipes

Eggplant Rollups for FFV

Eggplant Rollups with Black Bean-Potato Stuffing

A delicious dish with an Italian flare, these eggplant rollups will warm your heart and soul! – Alina

Vegetable Pot Pie

Vegetable Pot Pie (Gluten Free, Soy Free)

With moist cornbread topping and savory sauce, this pot pie pleases omnivores and vegans alike.

FFV lentil soup

Triple Lentil and Cauliflower Soup

This triple lentil and cauliflower soup is oil-free, packed with nutrition and fiber, and can easily become the next staple food on your dinner table! It’s quick to put together and may just give you a reason to clear your pantry from those handfuls of leftover dried lentils. ~ Alina

Tom's Pizza

Sweet Potato Veggie Pizza

This vegan pizza is topped with a “cheese” sauce made from healthy whole food ingredients. Delicious!

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.

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Mom’s Vegi Chili

Lots of legumes and seasonings make this chili as delicious as it is easy to make.

Spaghetti Squash Pest Lasagna

Spaghetti Squash Pesto Lasagna

The creaminess of the sauce and filling contrast nicely with the slight crunch of the “noodles” in this low-fat, low-carb version of lasagna.

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Winter Minestrone

Okay, here comes the beauty of the pressure cooker. If you don’t have a pressure cooker, the recipe will remain the same, but you will need to allow the soup to simmer for at least an hour until the vegetables are soft.

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Minestrone Soup

This classic Italian soup is always vegetarian, and if you leave off the parmesan cheese it’s vegan.

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Cannellini Minestrone

Cooking Light did a vegetarian section on beans in this last issue, and this is adapted from their recipes and is really great.

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White Bean & Vegetable Soup

2 tsp water
1 cup celery…

Slow Miracle Red Lentil and Delicata Squash Stew

Maria’s Slow Miracle Red Lentil and Delicata Stew

The vegan equivalent of chicken soup!

White Bean Stew with Winter Squash and Kale

White Bean Stew with Winter Squash and Kale

This stew combines white beans, butternut squash, and kale with fresh basil for a hearty and flavorful one-pot meal.

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Ginger Greens

An experiment that went right! This got the thumbs-up from two meat eaters.–tortugita718

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.

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