Recent Recipes

Tri-color Quinoa and Greens Taco Filling

This recipe is one of my favorites because it has a ton of leeway. No red peppers? Use green peppers or toss in the leftover cooked veggies from last night. No quinoa? Leftover millet or even brown rice would do the job just fine. Just imagine cleaning out the fridge one a week on taco night!

Mushroom Sun-dried Tomato Oat Risotto

Savory oats are my latest obsession. These steel cut oats retain an al dente quality to them just like arborio rice does in a risotto. Recipe by Geekypoet.

Marinated Cheezy Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Delicious marinated mushrooms stuffed with seasoned spinach and sweet potatoes in a cheesy tofu sauce. Recipe by Jarafel.

Gluten Free Pear Spice Cake

This cake is incredibly moist without any added oils. The pears, spices and almond extract compliment each other beautifully. By healthyvic.

Savoury Baked Sweet Potato Balls

Sweet potatoes are combined with shredded coconut and spices in these delicious balls. Recipe by Jarafel.

Baked Lavender Rose Donuts

The perfect healthy sweet to show your Valentine just how much you really care! These donuts are baked, sweetened with stevia, made with whole wheat pastry flour and full of romantic floral flavors.

Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Easy and delicious! Submitted by S. Ann Andrews.

Mussamun Curry

Mussamun Curry

Mussamun curry paste is a red curry paste that includes not only the standard cumin, coriander, and peppercorns, but also an aromatic array of sweet spices, including cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, and cardamom.

Baked Seasoned Tofu

1 10.5-ounce package lite extra-firm silken tofu, frozen and thawed [I use regular water-packed tofu myself – still frozen and thawed]
2 tbsp soy sauce…

Asian Stuffed Peppers

This one is a little twist on normal stuffed peppers–it is a nice change, I think. And, it is quick because you don’t bake them and wait for the peppers to cook.

Okara Curry

1 cup okara
1 onion…

Mary’s “Chicken” Strips

Okara is the pulp left over from making soy milk. It’s full of fiber and protein.

Scrambled Tofu

Easy breakfast dish.

Leek and Sweet Potato Bisque

Leek and Sweet Potato Bisque

This bisque tastes so rich that no one will know it’s healthy—unless you tell them!

Skillet or Crock-pot Seitan au Vin

What follows is my very own recipe. This was originally a recipe I got from a regional cookbook called Southern Sideboards, which is put out by a Junior League group in Mississippi, I think. It was a decidedly non-vegan, non-healthful recipe, which I first made low fat and have now evolved again.

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