Post Tagged with: "Plant-based Diet"

Vegan Recipe: Spanish Spicy Patatas Bravas

Vegan Recipe: Spanish Spicy Patatas Bravas

This spicy potato tapas recipe is a nice addition to any meal or holiday gathering. Ingredients, Makes 4 servings For the Roasted Spanish Patatas Bravas: 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, diced 1 teaspoon Spanish sweet paprika For the Spicy Tomato Sauce: 1 15-ounce can tomato sauce 1 teaspoon Louisiana-style hot sauce 1 teaspoon sherry vinegar Directions To make the potatoes: Preheat […]

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Vegan Recipe: Creamy Mushroom Bisque

Vegan Recipe: Creamy Mushroom Bisque

A food processor turns this soup into a rich, creamy treat with a delightful mushroom flavor. For more holiday recipes like this one, check out our free plant-based Thanksgiving e-cookbook! Ingredients, Makes 4 servings 1 small onion, finely chopped 12 ounces mushrooms, sliced 2/3 cup old-fashioned oats 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1 bay leaf 5 cups low-sodium mushroom broth Freshly ground […]

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Vegan Recipe: Orange Spiced Cranberry Sauce

Vegan Recipe: Orange Spiced Cranberry Sauce

This is the time of year that we spend with family and friends, and what better way than to lead by example by sharing the gift of healthier choices without sacrificing flavor? Ingredients 3 Cups Whole Fresh Cranberries 1 Cup Water 1 Orange (zested and Juiced) 1 Vanilla Pod with beans scrapped out or 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract 2 Whole […]

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Vegan Recipe: Macaroni Soup with Vegetables

Vegan Recipe: Macaroni Soup with Vegetables

This hearty soup is packed with protein, fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants, not to mention flavor! Ingredients, Makes 4 servings 4 cups water 12 ounces macaroni (or any variety of small-shaped pasta) 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/4 onion, chopped 1 zucchini, chopped 4 ounces spicy tomato sauce 2 ounces tomato sauce 1 small […]

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Vegan Recipe: Hummus Stuffed Baked Shell Pasta

Vegan Recipe: Hummus Stuffed Baked Shell Pasta

The Complete Hummus Cookbook is the all-in-one guide to the many, many ways that hummus can improve your diet and enrich one’s life. With recipes for everything from appetizers to meals, to side dishes and desserts, The Complete Hummus Cookbook will have everyone falling in love with the delicious, nutritious, and oh-so-versatile dish that is hummus. Ingredients, Serves 6 1 […]

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How A Vegan Diet Can Help Your Body Heal Itself

How A Vegan Diet Can Help Your Body Heal Itself

Some new studies that have come out in the past years make the argument that diet impacts our health in a number of ways. Many studies now explain that meat- and dairy-heavy meals can contribute to cancer, heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and more. Many highly respected scientists, dietitians, and physicians say that we can actually not only prevent these illnesses […]

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Co-Founder of Veggie Grill Discusses Plant-based Business Growth

Co-Founder of Veggie Grill Discusses Plant-based Business Growth

Today’s podcast is a cross between Awesome Vegans and Marketplace. No one has their finger on the pulse of the plant-based food business world like guest, T.K. Pillan!  The co-founder of Veggie Grill, T.K. joins Elysabeth Alfano to dish on the numbers and the growth behind the plant-based food businesses and jobs that are gaining traction in the marketplace, including his own. […]

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Vegan Recipe: Sun-Dried Tomato Lentil Loaf

Vegan Recipe: Sun-Dried Tomato Lentil Loaf

Lentil loaves are a delicious alternative to meatloaf! The sun-dried tomatoes add a tasty, caramelized flavor. Ingredients, Makes 8 servings 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 1/2 cups water 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 teaspoon fresh thyme 3/4 cup green lentils 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed, optional 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1/2 […]

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Interview with CEO of Lightlife and Field Roast, Dan Curtin

Interview with CEO of Lightlife and Field Roast, Dan Curtin

What’s the best plant-based ingredient to cook with?  It is the one that has paved the way for the plant-based revolution that we have today. Dan Curtin, CEO of Field Roast and Lightlife, joins WGN Podcast Host, Elysabeth Alfano of Awesome Vegans, to discuss her all-time favorite product: Tempeh. Plus, with Lightlife celebrating 40 years, they dish on the history […]

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Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe: Zesty Cranberry Sauce

Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe: Zesty Cranberry Sauce

This bright cranberry sauce makes a beautiful, antioxidant-packed addition to your dinner table. Ingredients, Makes 8 servings 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries 1/2 cup orange juice concentrate 2 ripe pears, finely chopped 1 medium apple, finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon grated orange peel 1/2 cup raw sugar or other sweetener, or to taste Directions Combine cranberries, orange juice […]

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