Category: Side dishes

Vegan Recipe: Basil Pepper Corn

Vegan Recipe: Basil Pepper Corn

This side dish recipe is from the new China Study Cookbook by LeAnne Campbell. Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 10 minutes Ingredients, Makes 4 servings 2 tablespoons vegetable broth 1 medium onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced Cayenne pepper and sea salt to taste 4 ears raw corn, shaved (about 3–4 cups) 1 large or 2 small red bell […]

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Vegan Recipe: Red Potato Salad

Vegan Recipe: Red Potato Salad

This mayo-less potato salad from PCRM.org is a great addition to summer barbecues and picnics. Using a vinegar-based dressing instead of mayonnaise for this potato salad significantly lightens up the calorie and fat content. Egg-based mayonnaise is filled with fat and cholesterol. Ingredients, Makes about six 1-cup servings 4 large red potatoes, scrubbed 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion 1 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges

Vegan Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges

These seasoned sweet potatoes from Brie Turner-McGrievy and PCRM.org are the perfect nutritious side dish to any meal. Ingredients, Makes 4 servings 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into wedges 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder Directions Preheat the oven to 450 F. Combine sweet potatoes, cinnamon, salt, […]

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Vegan Recipe: Black-Eyed Peas

Vegan Recipe: Black-Eyed Peas

This recipe from plant-based chef Victoria Fiore will convince you that healthy does taste better! Serve this with wild greens, tossed with fresh lemon and pepper. You can also serve it over brown rice. Ingredients, Serves 2 1½ cups black-eyed peas (dry) 1 can tomato paste (6 ounces) 1 teaspoon ground sage 2 teaspoons maple syrup 4 teaspoons crushed onions […]

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Vegan Recipe: Creamy Fingerling Potato Salad

Vegan Recipe: Creamy Fingerling Potato Salad

This recipe is by J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, the Chief Creative Officer of Serious Eats where he likes to explore the science of home cooking in his weekly column The Food Lab. You can follow him at @thefoodlab on Twitter, or at The Food Lab on Facebook. Ingredients, Serves 4 to 6 1 1/2 pounds fingerling potatoes (such as La Ratte […]

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Vegan Recipe: Grilled Pineapple Quinoa Salad

Vegan Recipe: Grilled Pineapple Quinoa Salad

This quinoa salad from PeggyK.com has amazing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Pineapple contains the enzyme bromelain, which not only aids in digestive health, but has amazing anti-inflammatory properties putting the breaks on aches! For the Quinoa Salad: 3 cups cooked quinoa 2 medium carrots, shredded 2 cups shredded baby spinach ½ cup chopped walnuts 2 scallions, sliced 1/3 cup goldenberries […]

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Vegan Recipe: Asparagus with Raspberry Sauce

Vegan Recipe: Asparagus with Raspberry Sauce

Spring has arrived and asparagus is back in season! This recipe from PCRM.org and Amy Joy Lanou, Ph.D. features a unique way to enjoy asparagus with a sweet and tangy sauce. Ingredients, Makes 4 servings 1 cup frozen raspberries Juice of 1/2 orange, or one teaspoon frozen orange juice concentrate 1 pound fresh asparagus 1 teaspoon orange zest (optional) Preparation […]

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Vegan Recipe: Rice Salad with Fennel, Orange and Chickpeas

Vegan Recipe: Rice Salad with Fennel, Orange and Chickpeas

The mild anise-like flavor of fennel is well balanced by the citrus in this hearty salad From Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook. Ingredients, Serves 4 1½ cups brown basmati rice 2 cups cooked chickpeas, or one 15-ounce can, drained and rinsed 1 fennel bulb, trimmed and diced 1 orange, zested, peeled, and segmented (zest and segments reserved) 1/4 cup […]

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Vegan Recipe: Ginger Noodles

Vegan Recipe: Ginger Noodles

These exotic-tasting noodles from PCRM.org are surprisingly easy to prepare. Soba noodles are made from buckwheat flour and are sold in natural food stores and Asian markets. Ingredients, makes about 4 one-cup servings 1 8-ounce package soba noodles 3 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 – 1 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Oven-Baked Chickpea Ratatouille

Vegan Recipe: Oven-Baked Chickpea Ratatouille

This dish from Vive le Vegan! by Dreena Burton (PlantPoweredKitchen.com)  is much like ratatouille in appearance, but using chickpeas and an original spice combination. The flavors are complex and the preparation minimal! Ingredients, Serves 4-5 • 3½ – 4 cups cooked chickpeas • 1 ¼ cups red onion, finely chopped • 3 – 4 medium-large cloves garlic, minced • 1 28 […]

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