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Eggplant and Chickpea Curry

Cooking Indian Recipes Without Oil

A few tips for cooking Indian food without added fat.

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Mexican Crock Pot Beans

Easy Mexican-style beans in the crock pot.

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Holiday “Meat” Loaf

A holiday meat-free loaf made from silken tofu, walnuts, vegetables, and bread crumbs.

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Mock “Turkey” Slices and Dressing

Vegan dressing topped with seasoned tofu slices.

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Sweet Potato Kugel

From No Cholesterol Passover Recipes by Debra Wasserman.

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Stuffing or Dressing

This easy stuffing is delicious served with mushroom gravy and Pan-Fried Tofu.

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Mock Corned Beef and Cabbage

Seitan is used instead of beef in this traditional St. Patrick’s Day dish.

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Holiday Lentil Loaf

Lentils, wild rice, and walnuts combined in a delicious meatless loaf.

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Hartzie’s Cranberry Mold

You can make this recipe up to 3 days ahead.

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Great Pumpkin Soup

Adapted from a recipe by Marie Oser

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Creamy Pumpkin Soup

A delicious, creamy soup with no cream or added fat.

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Maple-Pecan Pumpkin Pie

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.)

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Cranberry Stuffed Squash

Acorn squash stuffed with spiced cranberries and pears.

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Candied Yams

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.

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Barley Pumpkin Soup

To serve, ladle soup into individual bowls. Sprinkle with pumpkin or sunflower seeds

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