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Vegan Recipe: Balsamic Zucchini Sandwich

Vegan Recipe: Balsamic Zucchini Sandwich

This quick sandwich combines the flavors of fresh zucchini sautéed in balsamic vinegar with the creaminess of roasted red pepper and cannellini bean spread. Ingredients, Makes 2 Servings 2 zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/2″-thick strips 4 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 cup rinsed cannellini beans 1 large roasted red pepper 2 whole-wheat sandwich rolls 6 fresh basil […]

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Vegan Recipe: Pasta Salad

Vegan Recipe: Pasta Salad

This low-fat pasta dish is delicious hot or cold. It is prepared with water-packed artichokes (as opposed to oil-packed), which are available in most supermarkets. Ingredients, makes 8 Servings 2 cups dry bow tie (farfalle) pasta 6 sun-dried tomatoes 1/2 cup boiling water 1/2 cup finely chopped green onions 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 15-ounce can artichoke […]

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Vegan Diets Reduce the Risk for Chronic Disease

Vegan Diets Reduce the Risk for Chronic Disease

People following vegan diets are less likely to develop chronic diseases, compared with other dietary groups, according to a study funded by the NIH/National Cancer Institute. Researchers analyzed the diets of those following vegan, lacto-ovo-vegetarian, semi-vegetarian, pesco-vegetarian, and non-vegetarian eating patterns and tracked several health biomarkers. Based on those biomarkers, the vegan group had the lowest risk for cancer, heart […]

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Eating Plant-Based Saved Him from Heart Surgery

Eating Plant-Based Saved Him from Heart Surgery

In 2013 Paul Chatlin was diagnosed with heart disease. He was told by his doctor that, instead of undergoing surgery, he could cure his condition with a nutrition change. His change to a whole food, plant-based diet was incredibly successful and impacted his life far beyond his health. More information: https://www.hope-theproject.com  

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Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Tacos in Cabbage Cups

Vegan Recipe: Sweet Potato Tacos in Cabbage Cups

By Chef Katie Mae When I was first making sweet potato tacos, I put them in organic corn tortillas just as you would expect tacos to be served. It was just recently that I got the idea to use cabbage cups as the taco shell. They were so delicious that I joyfully ate four cabbage cup tacos! Prep: 10 minutes […]

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Leon Fast Vegan: More than 150 Recipes

Leon Fast Vegan: More than 150 Recipes

From the home of healthy fast food, Leon Fast Vegan is all about delicious food, which just happens to be vegan. Leon Fast Vegan contains more than 150 recipes. Divided into three sections, it kicks off with The Main Event, with easy recipes for everything from breakfast and brunch to sharing plates, via quick suppers and slow-cooked one-pot dishes. Part two, […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipe from the McDougall Kitchen

St. Patrick’s Day Recipe from the McDougall Kitchen

  This is a classical Irish Mashed Potato dish and a true favorite in the Dunn household. Sometimes you will see it with wilted kale in it too. Prep time: 20 minutes Cook: 20 minutes. Recipe by Kevin Dunn, culinary instructor, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Colcannon Irish Potatoes with Cabbage Ingredients, Serves 6 6 Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut in […]

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Vegan Breakfast Recipe: Pancakes

Vegan Breakfast Recipe: Pancakes

These pancakes from Dr. McDougall are easier to make than you would believe, and everyone loves them! These are wonderful served with a little maple syrup or applesauce. Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 10 minutes | Serves:10-12 pancakes Ingredients 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour 3/4 cup unbleached white flour 2 tsp baking powder dash salt 1 cup ripe bananas, mashed […]

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Vegan Recipe: The Perfect Portobello Burger

Vegan Recipe: The Perfect Portobello Burger

This burger has it all: heartiness from the portobellos, pungency from the garlic, smokiness from the paprika, sweet tanginess from the balsamic vinegar, and a rich lushness from the roasted red pepper. Ingredients, Makes 2 servings 3 garlic cloves, sliced along the length 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika (common paprika can be substituted) 2 large portobello mushrooms, destemmed […]

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Vegan Recipe: Fettuccine with Zucchini and Roasted Peppers

Vegan Recipe: Fettuccine with Zucchini and Roasted Peppers

This dish gets its delicious flavor from roasted peppers and thyme. Ingredients, serves 4 1 large red bell pepper 1 large yellow bell pepper 1/4 cup low-sodium vegetable broth 1 large onion, halved and sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 medium zucchini, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick rounds 1 pinch crushed red pepper 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 tablespoon lemon juice […]

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