Category: Side dishes

Vegan Recipe: Potato Salad with Avocado and Dill

Vegan Recipe: Potato Salad with Avocado and Dill

By Veronica Grace, LowFatVeganChef.com How do you make a creamy potato salad when using whole foods? Simple! Mash up a fresh ripe avocado, and substitute it for the vegan mayo (not an ingredient I use in my kitchen!) I like to season this recipe to give it an extra kick, so it’s truly a dish you can enjoy on its […]

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Vegan Recipe: Potato Salad with Peppers, Onions and Mustard Vinaigrette

Vegan Recipe: Potato Salad with Peppers, Onions and Mustard Vinaigrette

This vegan potato salad from the Idaho Potato Commission is best eaten the day after it’s made, giving the flavors from the mustard vinaigrette time to intensify. Ingredients, Serves: 6 Mustard Vinaigrette: 2 tablespoons mustard 1 tablespoon water ½ cup vinegar (apple cider, white, or white wine) Juice of 1 lemon 2 cups olive oil Salt, to taste Fresh ground […]

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The Best Way to Cook Sweet Potatoes

The Best Way to Cook Sweet Potatoes

How does sweet potato baking compare to boiling and steaming and should we eat the skin? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Vegan Recipe: Pesto Zucchini Noodles

Vegan Recipe: Pesto Zucchini Noodles

This recipe from Clean Food Dirty City is great as a side dish or light lunch. Ingredients,  serves 1 1 – 2 zucchinis, spiralized 10 or so cherry or grape tomatoes, halfed 6 or so mushrooms, sliced Basic vegan pesto: 1/4 cup cashews 1 garlic clove, minced 1 small container of basil (about a cup) Olive oil Sea salt Directions – […]

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Vegan Recipe: Thai Rice and Veggies

Vegan Recipe: Thai Rice and Veggies

This satisfying recipe is super simple to make and delicious. Serve as a side dish or main meal. Ingredients 1 cup uncooked Jasmine Rice 1 Package Frozen Stir fry veggies or other mixed vegetables 1/2 can Lite Coconut Milk 1 tablespoon Thai Red Curry Paste 1 tablespoon Bragg’s Liquid Aminos Directions – Cook 1 cup Jasmine Rice according to directions. […]

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Vegan Dinner Recipe: Spring Vegetable Ragout

Vegan Dinner Recipe: Spring Vegetable Ragout

A delicious and colorful mix of vegetables to brighten up your health and the season. Ingredients, Makes 6 servings 1/4 cup vegetable broth 2 leeks, thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 10oz. package frozen corn 2 large zucchinis, sliced 1 cup vegetable broth 1 8oz. bag shredded carrots 6oz. frozen shelled edamame 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved 1 teaspoon […]

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Vegan Recipe: Spanish Rice

Vegan Recipe: Spanish Rice

This Spanish-style rice is extremely easy and very versatile. Serve it as a side dish, or add your favorite plant-protein for a one pot meal! Ingredients, Makes 8 servings 2 cups dry brown rice 1/2 onion, chopped 1/2 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tablespoon paprika 1 cup […]

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Vegan Recipe: Antipasto Salad

Vegan Recipe: Antipasto Salad

The vegetables in this salad from PCRM.org are steamed until they are just tender and then marinated in a vinaigrette dressing. This salad is delicious hot or cold. Want to make this recipe your own? Swap in your favorite vegetables to customize it to your liking. Perfect to serve for a holiday appetizer! Ingredients, 6 servings 1 red potato, scrubbed […]

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Vegan Recipe: Zesty Cranberry Sauce

Vegan Recipe: Zesty Cranberry Sauce

A unique twist on classic cranberry sauce will wow your dinner guests and have them going back for seconds! Pair this sweet and tangy cranberry sauce alongside a No-Meat Loaf and some Roasted Veggies for a delicious and healthful Thanksgiving meal. Cranberry season is October through December. These small red berries are packed with antioxidants, especially when they are fresh […]

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Vegan Recipe: Vegetable Quinoa Salad

Vegan Recipe: Vegetable Quinoa Salad

Talk about easy! This Vegetable Quinoa Salad by Carrie Forrest is great to make at the beginning of a busy week to take to work or school. You can serve it plain, over fresh salad greens, or in a tortilla for a healthy, delicious meal. The Herbed Hemp Dressing is not required for this recipe, but adds a nice punch […]

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