Post Tagged with: "Summer Recipes"

Dazzle with this Fourth of July Menu

Dazzle with this Fourth of July Menu

Fourth of July is just around the corner. This festive holiday menu from PCRM.org gives you everything you need to have a colorful, healthful, and delicious plant-based celebration, from breakfast to dessert. Whether you’re hosting a big backyard barbecue, planning a small picnic, or just want a quick bite to bring along to the fireworks show, here is all you […]

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Vegan Recipe: Pasta al Pomodoro with Summer Vegetables

Vegan Recipe: Pasta al Pomodoro with Summer Vegetables

By Vicki Brett-Gach With just a few simple ingredients, a lovely summer pasta sauce can be yours in minutes. In fact, in practically the same amount of time it takes to cook pasta, homemade sauce will be calling your name. The intoxicating fragrance of fresh basil starts the party while you prep the veggies. Your blender or food processor makes […]

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Vegan Recipe: Orange and Jicama Salad

Vegan Recipe: Orange and Jicama Salad

In honor of National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month, Austin’s Wheatsville Food Co-op is providing us with this delicious salad recipe. Wheatsville is dedicated to providing shoppers with the opportunity to eat a rainbow on every plate at each meal. Organic fruits and vegetables, making up 80% of the produce department, are carefully prepped upon arrival so that they not […]

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Sparkly Sangria Cocktail Recipe by Sociologie Wine

Sparkly Sangria Cocktail Recipe by Sociologie Wine

With Memorial Day right around the corner, try this fun twist on a classic fruity wine concoction by Sociologie Wine. INGREDIENTS IN THE SPARKLY SANGRIA COCKTAIL 1/2 cup Orange-flavored cognac liqueur 1 cup Frozen Pineapple and Honeydew Melon 2 Limes, sliced 1 Orange, sliced 2 Apples, red and green, cored and cut into .5 inch wedges 1 tbsp Superfine sugar […]

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Summer Kickoff: Fruit & Herb Popsicles

Summer Kickoff: Fruit & Herb Popsicles

Fruit & Herb Pops are blended fruit chunks or sugar-free fruit juice combined with easy-to-make herb syrup from low-glycemic agave nectar and Litehouse Foods Instantly Fresh Ginger, Lemongrass, or Basil. Ingredients: For Pineapple-Coconut-Ginger Pops 1/3-cup water 2 tsp. Instantly Fresh Ginger (use one tsp. for a milder ginger flavor) 1-1/2 Tbsp. blue agave nectar (an all-natural, low glycemic sweetener) 1 […]

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Summer Kickoff: Fruit & Herb Popsicles

Summer Kickoff: Fruit & Herb Popsicles

Fruit & Herb Pops are blended fruit chunks or sugar-free fruit juice combined with easy-to-make herb syrup from low-glycemic agave nectar and Litehouse Foods Instantly Fresh Ginger, Lemongrass, or Basil. Ingredients: For Pineapple-Coconut-Ginger Pops 1/3-cup water 2 tsp. Instantly Fresh Ginger (use one tsp. for a milder ginger flavor) 1-1/2 Tbsp. blue agave nectar (an all-natural, low glycemic sweetener) 1 […]

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May is Salad Month:  Spice Up Salads with SuperSeedz

May is Salad Month: Spice Up Salads with SuperSeedz

With summer around the corner, many are choosing to watch their weight by eating more salads and healthy snacks, and what better time that salad month! Instead of plain old boring salads, skip the croutons and add some SuperSeedz, the shelled, natural, cholesterol and GMO-free baked pumpkin seed. They are also just launching new 1-oz packs, which are perfect for […]

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Vegan Recipe: Roasted Buckwheat Salad

Vegan Recipe: Roasted Buckwheat Salad

By Darshana Thacker, DarshanasKitchen.com Roasted buckwheat, also called kasha, has an earthy, woody flavor that I find very interesting. It makes a nice variation to my grain salads. You can easily change the grain to rice or quinoa and add any mix of herbs you like. This makes a very hearty side dish. Ready in: 30 minutes Ingredients, Makes 5-6 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Grilled Veggie Salad

Vegan Recipe: Grilled Veggie Salad

Summer on a plate, this very hearty mix makes a lovely main dish during the warmer months. The combination of crisp lettuce leaves and Dijon-marinated blackened vegetables are a wonderful juxtaposition of flavors and textures. Seasonal garden-fresh veggies are a great way to brighten up the dish and increase your family’s enjoyment of nourishing plants. This recipe was adapted from […]

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Vegan Recipe: Southwestern Chopped Salad

Vegan Recipe: Southwestern Chopped Salad

This beautiful salad recipe is from Change Your Health For Life combines beans, peppers, onions, tomatoes, and corn with a tangy dressing for a great summer treat. Ingredients Large head of Romaine 15 oz. 1 can of black beans, rinsed and drained 1 large orange bell pepper 1 pint cherry tomatoes 2 cups corn (fresh or frozen, thawed) 5 green […]

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