Recent Recipes

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

Carob Pudding

Carob Pudding

This carob pudding is so silky and smooth you would never guess it is low fat! –healthyvic

Carob Brownie

Carob Brownie

Dense and fudgy, you would never guess these are vegan, low fat, grain free and sugar free! –healthyvic

Italian Flavored Flax Seed Crackers

Italian Flavored Flax Seed Crackers

Delicious paleo-friendly crackers from kaitsinsidedish.

Baked Tofu Panini with Roasted Peppers and Caramelized Onions

Baked Tofu Panini with Roasted Peppers and Caramelized Onions

The delicious elements in this sandwich can used in variety of ways, including salads, wraps, potatoes and stir fries. –grafx1

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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Mexican Lasagna

A spicy and savory Mexican flavored dish that pairs well with spring veggies. Step-by-step photos illustrate this delicious recipe submitted by 5boarder.

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Cinnamon Spiced Pumpkin, Apple, and Date Muffins

These versatile muffins were submitted by Kait of Kait’s Inside Dish.

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Tofu and Kale Spanakopita

The spanakopita was very tasty. Here’s the recipe, adapted by removing olive oil and salt.

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Spicy Grilled Tofu and Green Bean Salad

15 oz. light extra firm tofu
5 Tbs. low-sodium soy sauce…

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Pinto Bean & TVP Tacos

1 C TVP (texturized vegetable protein)
7/8 C boiling water…

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Jamaican Cook-Up with Black Soybeans and Greens

This is one of the quickest meals I know, although I discovered it in one of the most leisurely places on earth. Strolling along the beach near Ocho Rios in Jamaica, I came across a man cooking creamy coconut rice, smoky-tasting greens, and velvety red beans, all in an iron kettle set over a charcoal fire in a shack. He ladled out this modest food onto a paper plate, and I ate it sitting on a log beside the sea.

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Curried Tofu with Coconut Rice

1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1-3/4 cups water…

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Faux Fried Zucchini Fritters

These flavorful baked zucchini fritters make the perfect appetizer or side dish. –Kait’s Inside Dish

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Easy and Healthy Carrot Dogs

This may sound like one of my weirdest recipes, but trust me, it really works.–Kathy Hester

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