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Vegan Recipe: Mushroom Gravy

Vegan Recipe: Mushroom Gravy

This mushroom gravy is an opportunity to get creative! Here’s the basic recipe, but the amounts of herbs can adjust to your tastes or the paired dish–more for blander foods and less for highly seasoned dishes. Ingredients, makes 6 servings 1/2 large onion, minced 10 regular-sized or 6 large mushrooms, sliced or chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups low-sodium […]

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Vegan Recipe: Kale White Bean Soup

Vegan Recipe: Kale White Bean Soup

This is an easy and delicious recipe that serves up a complete meal. It’s great for any night of the week. Presoak the beans overnight and you’re on your way. Ingredients, makes 6 servings 1 pound navy beans 1 tablespoon coconut oil ½ cup coarsely chopped onions 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ cup nutritional yeast 1 red bell pepper, diced […]

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Vegan Recipe: Quinoa Vegetable Stew

Vegan Recipe: Quinoa Vegetable Stew

  This stew is so warming and satisfying on a chilly day. True comfort food, yet so healthy for you! Ingredients 1/2 large yellow onion, chopped 1 large carrot, chopped 1 large celery stalk, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1.5 lb. purple, red, yellow fingerling potatoes, cut into bite-size pieces 1/2 cup quinoa 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp dried […]

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Vegan Recipe: McDougall’s Slow Cooker Chili

Vegan Recipe: McDougall’s Slow Cooker Chili

By Heather McDougall We serve this chili over either baked potatoes or steamed brown rice. Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 8 hours Ingredients, serves 6-8 2 cups dried chili beans 1 red onion, chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 packet Simply Organic Vegetarian Chili Seasoning, or chili seasonings of your choice 15 ounce can fire roasted tomatoes 4 cups vegetable broth […]

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Chef Alina Z’s Top Holiday Eating Tips & Alternatives

Chef Alina Z’s Top Holiday Eating Tips & Alternatives

December holidays have been known as “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year,” but did you know it is also the most fattening time of the year as well? The fact is that an average American gains a few pounds during the month of holiday parties, family gatherings and food gift galore. Because many holiday dishes are drenched with fattening […]

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Holiday Meal Planning & Recipes from Dr. McDougall

Holiday Meal Planning & Recipes from Dr. McDougall

This time of year, the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays frighten many people who eat a healthy diet. They wonder how to socialize with friends and how to prepare a meal in their home. These two days are supposed to be the largest feasts of the year. Yet in fact, both dinners are the healthiest, most vegetarian-like, most McDougall-like meals people […]

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Celebrate World Vegan Month with Recipe from this Innovative Chef

Celebrate World Vegan Month with Recipe from this Innovative Chef

LaForce Baker, a Vegan chef from the SouthSide of Chicago, has pledged his career to educating minds and bodies everywhere to explore tasty and fun ways to embrace the notion of becoming vegan. Veganism is not only an on trend diet but a dual lifestyle change where one is helping save both the environment and the obesity percentage in America. […]

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Vegan Recipe: Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

Vegan Recipe: Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

By Vicki Brett-Gach, a Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach This dish makes everyone happy. It skips the meat in traditional Shepherd’s Pie, and goes right to the good stuff. A savory lentil stew simmers with onions, zucchini, and dry red wine. It’s smothered with a thick pile of rich mashed potatoes, and then goes into a piping hot oven to bake […]

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Vegan Recipe: Ginger and Chai-Spiced Suncatcher Ornament Cookies

Vegan Recipe: Ginger and Chai-Spiced Suncatcher Ornament Cookies

Chai spices and crystallized ginger give these suncatcher cookies extra zing and sparkle. They can be made year round, but they are especially fun to use as edible ornaments. Ingredients, Makes 2 dozen, 3″ cookies 1/4 cup non-hydrogenated vegan butter 1/4 cup applesauce 3/4 cup vegan sugar 1/2 cup unsulphered molasses 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 Tblsp. ground ginger 1/2 tsp. ground cardamom 1/2 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Curried Tomato Lentil Soup

Vegan Recipe: Curried Tomato Lentil Soup

By Jason Wyrick, from 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart This recipe is based on an Ethiopian soup with a rich, deep curry flavor and complex textures. It’s easy to make in a big batch for the week ahead, but it’s so good, don’t expect it to last more than a couple of days. Preparation Time: 15 minutes / Cook Time: 45 […]

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