Hippie Meat(less) Loaf

Hippie Meat(less) Loaf Whole foods, veggies, chickpeas, all packed into a meatless version of your favorite comfort food, meatloaf. This recipe is from the cookbook, Plant Pure Nation, under the name "Beanie Veggie Loaf." I seldom make it as written. I will share the recipe and some ideas for adaptation. It is a little involved... Continue Reading →

Favorite Banana Bread (vegan option)

Favorite Banana Bread (vegan option) I recently served both the vegan and regular options for this bread at a church breakfast and everyone asks for the recipe! The crushed pineapple makes it so moist. 2 cups all purpose flour (I use white whole wheat for this)1 1/2 cups sugar (I use raw)3 bananas (mashed)2 *eggs... Continue Reading →

Lentil Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce

  Lentil Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce This sauce is packed with hearty healthy ingredients that nourish your body and help you feel your best, and it also tastes AMAZING! This is the recipe we use for the plant-based sauce at the Annual Sadie Rose Foundation Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser and it gets rave reviews every time, including... Continue Reading →

Black Bean Salad Wraps

Black Bean Salad Wraps Quick, easy, healthy, delicious! These are great for packed lunches! Better yet, I can feed our family of six on less than $5 (per entire meal, not per person) by cooking the dried beans instead of using canned. 3 cups black beans, cooked (or 2 15 oz cans, rinsed and drained)2... Continue Reading →

Easy Chocolate Pie

Chocolate Pie The alternative name for this pie should be, The Pie Everyone Will Want to Recipe For. Dense, cholately, not too sweet but totally dessert, and even healthy-ish. The filling is more sturdy than a pudding or mousse pie and holds up well at a potluck table. Even those who resist "healthy" will fall... Continue Reading →

Family Eating Funnies

Several years ago I came across "Forks Over Knives," (referred to hereafter as FOK) a documentary promoting a "whole foods plants based" diet. A WFPB diet consists of vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, beans, legumes, and whole grains, and can be beneficial in addressing some of the numerous health issues. I convinced my husband to watch... Continue Reading →

Stir-Fry Tofu with Coconut Rice

Stir-Fried Tofu with Coconut Rice Recipe from “Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone” by Deborah Madison For the Rice<p class="font_8">1 3/4</p> cup dry basmati rice4 teaspoons roasted peanut oil or coconut oil ((I used water for oil-free))1 small onion, finely diced1 Tablespoon fresh ginger, finely grated1/4 teaspoon dried turmericSalt to taste1 15-ounce can coconut milk1/2 teaspoon lime... Continue Reading →

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