Vegan Recipes

January 12, 2022

Low Fat Peach Bread

Low Fat Peach Bread 12 Slices of Bread Ingredients 1 pound canned sliced peaches in juice, drained1/3 cup oat bran1/2 cup light brown sugar1 3/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour (this type of flour will help ensure the bread is not rubbery)2 tsp baking powder3/4 tsp baking soda1 tsp ground nutmeg1 tsp ground cinnamon1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract1/2 […]
December 6, 2021

Quinoa Lentil Salad

Quinoa Lentil Salad 6 Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup quinoa1 1/4 cups water, plus 2 cups1/2 cup lentils2 teaspoons Dijon mustard3 tablespoons red wine vinegar1 Tbsp olive oil1 teaspoon garlic powder1 lime, zestedKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 green onions, choppedChopped fresh cilantro leaves Directions 1. Place quinoa and 1 1/4 cups water in a microwave safe […]
November 21, 2021

Crock Pot Moroccan Lentil Soup

Crock Pot Moroccan Lentil Soup 10 Servings Ingredients 1 pound brown lentils, rinsed and sorted for debris 2 quarts low sodium vegetable broth1 yellow onion, diced2 medium carrots, diced3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 2 tsp ground cumin1 tsp ground coriander1 tsp ground ginger1 tsp paprika2 teaspoons kosher salt4 cups chopped spinach, kale and/or chard leaves1 large lemon, […]
September 22, 2021

Crock Pot Beans with Rice

Crock Pot Beans with Rice 10 Servings Ingredients 3 cups dried small red beans8 cups of water3 garlic cloves, minced1 large onion, chopped8 cups fresh water3/4 cup low sodium, low sugar ketchup1 tsp saltpinch of black pepper2 tsp ground cumin1 Tbsp parsley2 Bay Leaves Directions 1. Soak beans overnight in 8 cups water. Drain.2. Place beans in Crock […]
July 17, 2021

Low Fat Hummus

Low Fat Hummus 5 Servings (about 1/4 cup/serving) Ingredients 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained (save some of the liquid)2 cloves garlic, chopped2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice1 tsp Bragg Liquid Aminos or low-sodium tamari2 Tbsp vegetable broth or water Directions 1. Heat chickpeas in a little of the liquid from the can in the microwave for about 2 minutes.2. Blend all ingredients using a […]
July 13, 2021

Barley Pilaf

Barley Pilaf 6 Servings Ingredients 1 tablespoons olive oil1 small onion (finely chopped)6 garlic cloves (minced)1 cup pearled barley**2 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper2 tsp Trader Joe’s 21 Seasoning Salute1 teaspoon lemon zest **Hulled barley (which has only had the indigestible outer husk removed) can also be used for […]
May 25, 2021

Southwestern Salad

Southwestern Salad 10 Servings Ingredients 1 red bell pepper, diced1 small red onion, diced2 cans black-eyed peas (15.5 oz)1 can corn (15.25 oz)3 Tbsp canola oil2 Tbsp vinegar1 tsp cumin1/4 tsp salt1/2 tsp ground black pepper1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped Directions 1. Drain and rinse the black-eyed peas and corn and place in a large bowl.2. Add rest […]
February 28, 2021

How to Cook Brown Rice

How to Cook Brown Rice Directions Choose the right size pot. For cooking 1 to 2 cups of dry brown rice, a 2-quart saucepan will work well. If the pot is too big, the rice may not steam right. If the pot is too small, it may boil over and make a mess. Make sure the lid fits […]
February 24, 2021

How to Cook Quinoa

How to Cook Quinoa Quinoa is technically a seed with a nutty flavor; however, it can be used in the same ways as other whole grains. There are 3 main types found in the U.S.: white, red, and black. White quinoa has the most delicate flavor and lightest texture. Red and black quinoa tend to be bolder and […]