Posts Tagged ‘Quick & Easy’

Thick Tex-Mex Chili

I love thick, hearty chili in cold weather. It’s always so satisfying and filling, so it makes a great comfort food…especially when served my favorite way: over warm grits!

Vegan Pizza Hot Pocket On A Croissant

This makes 2 big hot pockets. I eat about half of one. So this can serve anywhere from 2 to 4 people.

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

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

Strix's Tomatoes and Pecan Sauce

Strix’s Tomatoes and Pecan Sauce, Raw

1 lb. fresh, ripe, red Roma tomatoes
2 Garlic cloves
2 small or medium Carrots, chopped…

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Sauce

1 cup bottled roasted red bell peppers
1/2 cup tomato juice…

Salsa

1 can diced tomatoes (no salt added)
1/4 purple onion, finely minced…

Quick Enchilada Sauce

1 cup tomato sauce
1 1/2 cups water…

Accidental Tomato Sauce

1 White Onion, finely chopped
1 Red Onion, finely chopped…

Pumpkin Smoothie

1 15oz can Pumpkin
1 1/2 c Soy Milk
1T. Maple Syrup or Agave Nectar…

Creamy Coleslaw Dressing

1/2 cup fatfree vegan mayo (Nayonnaise or homemade)
1 Tbs. cider vinegar…

Spicy Chipotle Dressing

1 Package Silken-style FirmTofu (in aseptic packaging, such as Mori-Nu)
3 individual chipotles in adobo (beware: these are very spicy! use fewer if less heat is desired.)…

Fruity Quinoa Yogurt

Add all ingredients to a food processor and process until smooth. The quinoa will give it texture, in addition to lots of protein and fiber.

Eat this straight or with sliced apples.

Super Healthy Bean Dip

This bean dip is packed with fiber, calcium, protein, iron and vitamins A and C. The flavor of the spinach is masked by the salsa and cumin, so it a great way to add nutrition to a delicious snack.

Field Salad & Corn

1 bag field salad
1 can sweet corn…

Fresh Corn Salsa

1 ear fresh white or yellow corn
1/2 bunch cilantro, finely chopped…

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