Archive for February 24th, 2010

Vegetable Dashi

egetable Dashi, a beautiful amber broth, full-flavored without being overwhelming, suits any vegetarian soup, oriental or occidental. The optional snow peas add a light green color and fragrance to the broth, especially good for spring and summer cooking.

Artichoke-White Bean Soup

I made this last night (based on a recipe in the local newspaper) & thought it was good and very quick for a fast meal.

African Peanut Soup

African Peanut Soup 1 garlic clove 1/3 c. tomato paste 2/3 c. “Wonder Butter” (lowfat peanut butter) or regular p.b. 1/8+ tsp cayenne 4 c. veggie broth 1 sweet potato, diced 1 onion, diced 1 green pepper, diced 1 yellow squash, diced 1 can garbanzos (optional – I add because I like it to be […]

Chicken-Style Noodle Soup

This makes a lovely soup, looks just like the real thing, but with no chicken and no fat. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

Creamy Pumpkin Soup in Pumpkin

This would be very attractive served in a small baked pumpkin. Cut top off of a pumpkin. Clean out seeds and strings (just like Halloween). Replace top. Place pumpkin in a pan with ½ inch of water. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Serve the cooked soup in the baked pumpkin.

Four Grain Tomato Soup with Greens

This flavorful medley of whole grains and vegetables in a tomato base will warm you on chilly fall evenings.

Banana’s Fresh Tomato Soup

Recipe by: Banana


Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip or spread. There are lots of recipes for it, each with a different proportion of ingredients. Over the years I’ve worked on mine to make it much lower in fat than the original version. If you want to make it truly fat-free, omit the tahini and increase the seasonings. You may also add one of the optional ingredients noted at the end of the recipe.

Baba Ghanouj

This delicious Middle Eastern dip has transformed many eggplant-haters into eggplant-lovers.

Curry-Laced Tomato-Lentil Broth

I have been making a lot of lentil dishes lately, because they are cheap and easy and do not require soaking.

Fake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

They came out quite decadent but unfortunately the process of filling the cups was so damn time consuming, that I gave up at #9 and just licked the rest of the chocolate and filling.

Vegan Butternut Squash Soup

Got this one in an email from VegNews Magazine. I took the oil out that it called for. It sounded pretty good. It seemed like a lot of maple syrup, so I would probably cut it in half.

Latin Black Bean Soup

HELPFUL HINTS: This is a very spicy soup. Use less Tabasco and less coriander if you prefer your foods less spicy.

Banana Pudding Pie

Submitted by: Krissy Moore
Recipe by: Eriko Moriyama

Hermit Cookies with Flax Seed

Submitted by: Gayle

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