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Pumpkin Pie Dip with Apple Slices

This dip tastes like pumpkin pie, but without the refined sugar, flour, or other junky stuff. Great for fall entertaining, or makes a tasty snack for kids (and adults, too!)


Detox Smoothie

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


Stupendous Smoothie

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


Mel’s Mix

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


Fresh Gazpacho Sauce

1/2 lb tomatoes seeded and chopped
1 1/2 tbl tomato paste…


Tofu Feta Cheese

1 lb. extra firm tofu
3/4 C. water…


Eggless Hollandaise Sauce

1 Tbsp. water
1/2 c. finely minced onion…


Duck Sauce

1/2 c all fruit peach or apricot preserves
1/4 c white or cider vinegar…


Cheesy Sauce

1/2 cup nutritional yeast flakes
3 tablespoons whole wheat flour (I use Gold Medal)…


Vegan Ranch Dressing

This ranch dressing uses silken tofu instead of mayo for a low-fat version that will add creaminess to any salad.

Kohlrabi Carrot and Ginger Soup

Kohlrabi and Carrot Soup

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.


Mint Mango Lassi with Lemon Verbena

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.

Carrot Cake with Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake with Pineapple Cream Cheese Frosting

This cake is incredibly moist and lightly spiced, but the pineapple frosting really brings it over the top! –Healthyvic

Caramel Banana Cupcakes

Caramel Banana Cupcakes

These have tons of flavor with chunks of gooey bananas. The secret ingredient is the cashew sour cream. Do not leave it out!

Chestnut Loaf

Chestnut Loaf

Sweet, nutty and savory, from the chestnuts, walnuts and herbs. Yum! –healthyvic

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