This makes two 3.5-cup smoothies and provides half the fruit and all the raw veggies you need on the ETL plan. Drink up! –tortugita718
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Homemade unsweetened soy yogurt
The options out in the world for plain, unsweetened soy yogurt are slim. And if you can find it, it’s usually pretty expensive. Luckily it’s easy to make at home.
Vegan “tuna” salad
This vegan tuna salad is one of our go to meals when we are feeling super hungry but don’t want to cook.
Mac and Cheeze Stuffed Acorn Squash
No nuts in this recipe, and all of its deliciousness is derived from plant power
Mom’s Creamy Cauliflower Soup
So simple, so delicious. You can't beat yummy, easy, and healthy, so let's get cooking!
This recipe is higher fat than the 15% guideline for this website; however, I feel the fat from the ground flaxseeds–which provides the adequate Omega 3s for an entire day for most of us–justifies the higher fat because it is functional nutrition. –tortugita718
This is a recipe I made for a coworker of mine who saw how healthy my homemade vegan meals looked and that I seem healthy and happy. I made this for him and have named it in his honor. –tortugita718
1/2 lb tomatoes seeded and chopped
1 1/2 tbl tomato paste…
1 lb. extra firm tofu
3/4 C. water…
1 Tbsp. water
1/2 c. finely minced onion…
1/2 c all fruit peach or apricot preserves
1/4 c white or cider vinegar…
1/2 cup nutritional yeast flakes
3 tablespoons whole wheat flour (I use Gold Medal)…
This ranch dressing uses silken tofu instead of mayo for a low-fat version that will add creaminess to any salad.
There is a traditional Polish salad of grated raw Kohlrabi and carrot – tastes great! Using this as inspiration I have taken things a stage further and made a soup.
Lassi is an Indian yogurt drink that can be either sweet or salty. I like mine sweet with mango, mint and just a hint of lemon verbena.
This cake is incredibly moist and lightly spiced, but the pineapple frosting really brings it over the top! –Healthyvic
These have tons of flavor with chunks of gooey bananas. The secret ingredient is the cashew sour cream. Do not leave it out!
Sweet, nutty and savory, from the chestnuts, walnuts and herbs. Yum! –healthyvic
This carob pudding is so silky and smooth you would never guess it is low fat! –healthyvic
- Vegan Elote or Mexican-Inspired Corn on the Cob with Hemp-Lime SauceI’m counting down the days (less than three) until my husband D and I drive our daughter to college 796 miles away. Because of the anticipation, the dread, the planning, the shopping, and the packing (or at least the nagging E to pack, without much success), I haven’t been doing a lot of cooking, or […]
- “Found” Fig Compote (And A New Tree of Knowledge)I have always been a fan of “found” poetry–that is, wording that inadvertently reads with the resonating “both/and” complexity of a written poem. Perhaps my favorite all-time found poem came from a documentary about the animals in Madagascar I saw decades ago. I still remember it (or I think I do): The lemurs escape the […]