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
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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!
Oat-chata from OATrageous Oatmeals
Horchata is a traditional Mexican beverage made with homemade rice milk, cinnamon and sweeteners. I’ve taken liberties with it here by adding in oats and almonds. It’s amazing served over ice.
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
Dense and fudgy, you would never guess these are vegan, low fat, grain free and sugar free! –healthyvic
- Ridiculously Easy Jalapeño PicklesAt the beginning of last fall, the jalapeño plants in my garden went into overdrive, and I found myself with a whole bunch of peppers all at one time. Now, I love jalapeños. I put slices of them, seeds and all, on sandwiches, tacos, burritos, and burgers all summer long. I love the heat and […]
- Banana “Caramel” Ice Cream Sundae (and Some Excellent House News)Waiting to hear good housing news can take a lot out of a family, especially when the weather is as hot as its been out here in the west so early in the summer–even in Portland. Thankfully, a good healthy dessert and a feel-good movie are great distractions to the “what ifs” that are naturally […]