Vegan Recipes

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 […]
December 5, 2020

Three-Bean Salad

Three Bean Salad Serves 6 Ingredients 1-15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed 1-15 oz. can kidney beans, drained and rinsed 1-15 oz. can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 sweet onion, thinly sliced 2 celery stalks, finely diced 1 tomato, chopped 1 cup salsa 2 TBSP. lime juice 1 tsp. chili powder Directions Combine beans and […]
December 5, 2020

Sweet Fall Yams

Sweet Fall Yams Serves 4 Ingredients 1lb. mixed sweet potatoes and yams, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes 2 medium pears, ripe, cored and cut into ¾ inch pieces 2 tsp. lemon juice 4 tsp. cornstarch 1/8 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp allspice ¼ cup apple juice or cider ¼ cup golden raisins or dates 1/3 cup fat free milk […]
November 21, 2020

Sunshine Stew

Sunshine Stew Serves 6 Ingredients 6 cups veggie broth 1 ½ cups spilt mung beans 2 tomatoes, chopped 2 cups yams, peeled and chopped 1 tsp. fresh garlic, minced 2 TBSP. dried parsley 1 tsp. dried dill weed 2 cups broccoli florets 1 TBSP. soy sauce Fresh ground black pepper Dash of hot sauce if desired Directions 1. Place […]
November 21, 2020

Green Citrus Salad

Green Citrus Salad with Fat-Free Honey Dressing Serves 6 Ingredients ¼ cup honey ¼ cup white wine vinegar 2 heads of romaine lettuce 1 head radicchio, leaves separated 2 satsumas, peeled and in segments 1 cup dried cranberries Directions 1.  Combine vinegar and honey with ¼ cup of water in a jar or small bowl. 2.  If in […]