Category: Side dishes

Vegan Recipe: Potato Salad

Vegan Recipe: Potato Salad

Brighten up your summer picnic with this healthy and satisfying potato salad. Ingredients, Makes 5 servings 4 medium potatoes, chopped 2 celery stalks, thinly sliced, including leaves 3 green onions, chopped 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped 3 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar 1/4 cup plant-based mayonnaise substitute 1 1/2 tablespoon stone-ground mustard 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper Directions Steam potatoes […]

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Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries

Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries

These seasoned sweet potatoes are the perfect nutritious snack or side dish to any meal. Ingredients, Makes 2-3 Servings 2 cups sweet potatoes, french-fry-size pieces Nonstick cooking spray 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon parsley, diced 1/2 teaspoon cracked pepper 1 teaspoon fresh thyme 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 pinch ground cumin 1 pinch cayenne pepper 1 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Pasta Salad

Vegan Recipe: Pasta Salad

This low-fat pasta dish is delicious hot or cold. It is prepared with water-packed artichokes (as opposed to oil-packed), which are available in most supermarkets. Ingredients, makes 8 Servings 2 cups dry bow tie (farfalle) pasta 6 sun-dried tomatoes 1/2 cup boiling water 1/2 cup finely chopped green onions 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 15-ounce can artichoke […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipe from the McDougall Kitchen

St. Patrick’s Day Recipe from the McDougall Kitchen

  This is a classical Irish Mashed Potato dish and a true favorite in the Dunn household. Sometimes you will see it with wilted kale in it too. Prep time: 20 minutes Cook: 20 minutes. Recipe by Kevin Dunn, culinary instructor, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Colcannon Irish Potatoes with Cabbage Ingredients, Serves 6 6 Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut in […]

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Vegan Recipe: Pizza Pasta Salad

Vegan Recipe: Pizza Pasta Salad

Turn your pizza night upside down with this festive pasta dish. The peppers in this recipe provide a nice boost of vitamin C! From Dr. Barnard’s newest book, the Vegan Starter Kit. Makes 12 1-cup servings Ingredients 16 ounces dry pasta 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas or cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 large green bell pepper, chopped 1 large yellow […]

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Vegan Recipe: Zippy Yams and Bok Choy

Vegan Recipe: Zippy Yams and Bok Choy

Chili paste, lemon, and garlic give a delightful zip to the nutrient-rich yams and bok choy, which is a great source of calcium and folate. If you can’t find vegan Worcestershire sauce, you can skip it, and the dish will still be packed with flavor. Ingredients, Makes 4 servings 2 small yams, cut into bite-size chunks 1 onion, quartered and […]

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Vegan Recipe: Acai Cranberry Sauce

Vegan Recipe: Acai Cranberry Sauce

Açaí Cranberry Sauce is a delicious twist on an old favorite! By adding Açaí to this recipe, you are pumping up your intake of antioxidants, health omegas and vital nutrients for a healthier and more delicious Thanksgiving. Ingredients 1 Sambazon Original Superfruit Pack 12 oz Fresh Cranberries Juice of ½ an orange ½ Tsp orange zest ½ Tsp ginger, grated […]

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Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Quinoa Stuffing

Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Quinoa Stuffing

By Jennifer Zee Quinoa, sweet potato, celery, onion, apple, cranberries, and more add flavor and color to a pilaf-like dish that’s gluten-free and so nice to serve as a Thanksgiving side dish. Ingredients, Serves: 4-5 4 cups low sodium vegetable broth 2 cups quinoa 2 cups celery 2 tbsp dried parsley 1 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 chopped honey crisp […]

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Vegan Recipe: Ajo Blanco Soup by Chef Merav Barzilay

Vegan Recipe: Ajo Blanco Soup by Chef Merav Barzilay

During these hot summer stretches, we’re all craving dishes that are refreshing yet satisfying, cooling yet comforting. Cold soups like Gazpacho are a regular go-to, but the Spanish Ajoblanco soup, while much lesser known, is much more dynamic and rich. Israeli chef & restauranteur, Merav Barzilay has created a quick, easy and VEGAN version of this traditional dish at her legendary plant-based restaurant, Meshek Barzilay, in […]

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Dr. McDougall’s Healthy Fried Rice Recipe

Dr. McDougall’s Healthy Fried Rice Recipe

This is a delicious way to use leftover brown rice. Pick any vegetables that are in season and reasonably priced at the market. Ingredients, Serves 6 1/2 – 1 tsp garlic, crushed 1 cup water 1/2 – 1 tsp ginger, grated 6 cups mixed chopped vegetables of your choice (fresh or frozen) 4 cups cooked brown rice 2 tbsp Bragg’s […]

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