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Easy Mexican-style beans in the crock pot.
A holiday meat-free loaf made from silken tofu, walnuts, vegetables, and bread crumbs.
Vegan dressing topped with seasoned tofu slices.
From No Cholesterol Passover Recipes by Debra Wasserman.
This easy stuffing is delicious served with mushroom gravy and Pan-Fried Tofu.
Seitan is used instead of beef in this traditional St. Patrick’s Day dish.
Lentils, wild rice, and walnuts combined in a delicious meatless loaf.
You can make this recipe up to 3 days ahead.
Adapted from a recipe by Marie Oser
A delicious, creamy soup with no cream or added fat.
With or without the pecan topping, this decadent-tasting pumpkin pie is sure to be a crowd pleaser during the holidays…or anytime you get a craving for a treat! (NOTE: The pecan topping, obviously, adds fat. You can make a truly fat-free pie by using a fat-free crust and skipping the topping.)
Acorn squash stuffed with spiced cranberries and pears.
Although I’m not a big fan of yams or “sweet potatoes” I tried this recipe, and I love them this way. My family was impressed. It takes a bit of preparation, but well worth it. The house smelled wonderful while they were baking.
To serve, ladle soup into individual bowls. Sprinkle with pumpkin or sunflower seeds
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