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Southwestern Potato Salad

Southwestern Potato Salad

Those whose preferences lean toward the spicy will love this salad. Adjust the heat by increasing or decreasing the amount of jalapeño and chipotle chile.

Pasta Primavera

Susan’s Fatfree Pasta Primavera

This is a great quick meal. To make the sauce richer, use more soy milk and less water.

Baked Macaroni and "Cheese"

Baked Macaroni and “Cheese”

You won’t fool non-vegans with this, but if you’re used to nutritional yeast “cheese” sauces, you’ll love this soy-free dish.

Farmer’s Market Rotini

This delicious pasta dish can be a complete meal if you add some chickpeas or white beans along with the sauce.

Eggplant and Chickpea Curry

Cooking Indian Recipes Without Oil

A few tips for cooking Indian food without added fat.

Mexican Crock Pot Beans

Easy Mexican-style beans in the crock pot.

Holiday “Meat” Loaf

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

Mock “Turkey” Slices and Dressing

Vegan dressing topped with seasoned tofu slices.

Sweet Potato Kugel

From No Cholesterol Passover Recipes by Debra Wasserman.

Stuffing or Dressing

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

Mock Corned Beef and Cabbage

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

Holiday Lentil Loaf

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

Hartzie’s Cranberry Mold

You can make this recipe up to 3 days ahead.

Great Pumpkin Soup

Adapted from a recipe by Marie Oser

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

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

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