Category: Side dishes

Vegan Recipe: Stuffed Baked Potatoes

Vegan Recipe: Stuffed Baked Potatoes

By Vicki Brett-Gach, a Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach One of my favorite ways to enjoy potatoes is scooped out, mashed, and stuffed right back into the shells. The skins become super crunchy on the outside, and the filling is pure creamy goodness on the inside. Using leftover cooked vegetables, which add extra fiber and nutrients, along with a dash of […]

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Vegan Recipe: French Onion Soup

Vegan Recipe: French Onion Soup

  I think vegan meals fall into two categories: the ones that blow people’s minds because they taste a bajillion times better than they’d expected, and the ones that blow people’s minds because they never thought one of their favorite dishes could be made using only plants and still taste just as good as, if not better than, the original. […]

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Vegan Recipe: Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Onion Topping

Vegan Recipe: Green Bean Casserole with Crispy Onion Topping

  If your family is anything like mine, green bean casserole consists of three (highly processed) ingredients: a can of green beans, a can of cream of mushroom soup, and a can of fried onions. Though using only three cans to make the casserole makes grocery shopping pretty easy, it doesn’t do much for the flavor of the casserole or […]

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Vegan Recipe: Green Bean and Mango Salad

Vegan Recipe: Green Bean and Mango Salad

By Jessica Nadel who is the author of Greens 24/7 cookbook and writes the popular blog Cupcakes and Kale. Whenever I go out for Thai food, I always order a mango salad—and I always wish it contained more greens than just a sprig or two of cilantro. This gluten-free salad fixes that with lots of green beans. Serves 6 | Ready In: 15 minutes […]

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Vegan Recipe: Risotto with Fresh Asparagus and Baby Peas

Vegan Recipe: Risotto with Fresh Asparagus and Baby Peas

By Vicki Brett-Gach, a Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach Prized for its very high starch content, short-grain arborio rice is commonly used to make risotto because it absorbs liquids and flavors so beautifully. It’s a key element in creating the creamy texture that makes risotto…well, risotto. While the rice cooks gently in a savory mixture of hot broth and white wine, […]

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Vegan Recipe: Thyme-Scented Sweet Potatoes with Black Olives and Garlic

Vegan Recipe: Thyme-Scented Sweet Potatoes with Black Olives and Garlic

If those awful candied sweet potatoes in a can have left you avoiding sweet potatoes at every turn, you need to try them fresh and prepared in a savory rather than sweet way. This recipe, redolent of garlic and thyme and studded with black olives, should change your mind. Ingredients, Serves 4 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons olive […]

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Lighter Summer Recipes from McCall Farms

Lighter Summer Recipes from McCall Farms

From Fresh Kale Salad with Field Peas and Snaps to Sweet Potato Hummus, McCall Farms offers nutritious and energizing recipes to enjoy all summer long. Fresh Kale Salad with Field Peas and Snaps Ingredients 1 bag (16 oz.) Glory Foods Fresh Kale Greens 1 can (15 oz.) Margaret Holmes Field Peas & Snaps 1 avocado, diced 1 large or 2 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Lentil Salad

Vegan Recipe: Lentil Salad

From Go Clean, Sexy You: A Seasonal Guide to Detoxing and Staying Healthy by Lisa Consiglio-Ryan. A certified health and nutrition coach, author Lisa Consiglio Ryan provides straightforward guidance on how to overcome the obstacles that keep you from losing those last ten pounds, make you feel exhausted every afternoon, and compel you to indulge in unhealthy habits. Spending years […]

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Vegan Recipe: Shredded Lemon and Garlic Brussels Sprouts

Vegan Recipe: Shredded Lemon and Garlic Brussels Sprouts

By Mary Papadimos, upbeetandkaleingit.com The “parmesan” flavor in this recipe comes from nutritional yeast. I started cooking with nutritional yeast about a year ago and it’s a game changer. Some of you are probably thinking ew? What? Yesssss. Nutritional yeast is a fabulous dairy free culinary wonder with benefits ranging from 4 grams of fiber in 2 tbsp to being […]

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Vegan Recipe: Curried Coconut Rice

Vegan Recipe: Curried Coconut Rice

By Harriet Emily This savory recipe was inspired by a restaurant dish while on vacation. Perhaps it will transport you to another place with its exotic flavor? Ingredients, Serves 3-4 for the coconut rice: 1 cup white basmati rice 1 can light coconut milk 3/4 cup + 1 tbsp water 1 tbsp raw virgin coconut oil 1 tsp salt for […]

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