Recent Recipes

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 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

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

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

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.

Cinnamon Spiced Pumpkin, Apple, and Date Muffins

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

Tofu and Kale Spanakopita

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

Spicy Grilled Tofu and Green Bean Salad

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

Pinto Bean & TVP Tacos

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

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