Vegan Recipes

August 21, 2020

Roasted Butternut Squash Black Bean Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash Black Bean Soup Ingredients For the squash: 6 cups cubed butternut squash, peeled and seeded, ¾-inch dice (about ½ a large squash) 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon paprika ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper For the soup: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, diced […]
August 21, 2020

Italian Quinoa Salad with White Beans

Italian Quinoa Salad with White Beans Ingredients 1 cup quinoa, cooked ½ cup small white cannelloni beans ¼ cup yellow onion, finely chopped 1 roasted bell pepper, chopped ½ cup marinated artichokes, halved ¼ cup fresh bell pepper, chopped 1 medium Roma tomato, chopped ½ teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped […]
August 21, 2020

Green Smoothie Bowl

Green Smoothie Bowl Ingredients ¾ cup almond milk 1 cup tropical frozen fruit ½ tablespoon ground flax seed 1 cup packed spinach 3-4 medium basil leaves 1 teaspoon lemon juice Toppings 1 banana, sliced ½ cup blueberries ½ cup raspberries 1 tablespoon chia seeds Instructions Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender and mix until smooth.  Top with […]
August 21, 2020

Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie Bowl Smoothie in a bowl? But why? The action of chewing actually makes us feel fuller. Have you ever noticed how after drinking a smoothie you might crave something crunchy? Or maybe you feel hungry just an hour later? A smoothie bowl is the perfect way to get all the health benefits of a smoothie, but with […]
March 5, 2020

Baked Steel Cut Oats

Baked Steel Cut Oats Steel cut oats have a heartier texture than and contain more fiber than their rolled oat counterparts.  Fiber is important for digestion, healthy cholesterol levels, and controlling blood sugar. Fiber is an important part of the Health Plus Plan.  The following is a great recipe for oven baked steel cut oats.  The recipe can […]
February 7, 2020

Make Ahead Meals: Black Bean & Quinoa Salad Recipe

Black Bean & Quinoa Salad Whole grains are considered a “free food” on the Health Plus Diet.  Quinoa is a nutritional powerhouse.  It is a great source of manganese, copper, phosphorus, and magnesium.  Quinoa has more than 5 grams of fiber per 1 cup serving.  Eating at least 25 grams of fiber each day is one of the […]
March 7, 2019

Creamy Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Creamy Roasted Tomato Basil Soup Ingredients 2 ½ lbs. Roma tomatoes, halved lengthwise 1 ¼ lbs. grape (cherry) tomatoes, halved lengthwise 8 whole cloves of garlic, peeled and smashed with the back of a knife 3 tablespoons olive oil Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, deseeded and […]
November 2, 2015
Taco Salad with Garbanzo Guacamole

Taco Salad with Garbanzo Guacamole

November 2, 2015
Spicy Veggies

Spicy Veggies