Christmas Dinner: Vegan Recipes {Funchoza}

Although I had grand plans for yesterday's dinner, our plans had to be changed at the last moment to accommodate our lives... Well, life does happen when it happens... The unbelievable amounts of snow (as you can see it from the post before this one) was piled up in our drive way, and was threatening to flood our front door, as the snow was starting to melt. Hubby and I … Read More

Green Bean and Tomato Salad

It is amazing how easy cooking can be. A couple of days ago my husband came home from the farm with a load of tomatoes and green beans. Unlike most, I do not look for way to cook my vegetables, but rather bring out the flavors I like so much, by combining them with each other, or even eating them the way God created them—straight from the patch, with nothing added. This … Read More

Vegan Potato Salad

This is an absolutely delicious salad, sure to please anyone's taste buds. It has been a hit for many years among diverse crowds. It takes 20-30 minutes to make (not including time needed to cook beans). Vegan Potato Salad   Ingredients 8 medium potatoes, boiled, peeled and cubed 2+ cups garbanzo beans, cooked 2 cups chopped celery (about 4-5 … Read More

Vegan Potato Ravioli Recipe

This is ultimate vegan comfort food for vegans and non-vegans alike--potato ravioli!  The potato filling, however, can be replaced with about any other filling you like: pumpkin, cherries, or anything else.  Enjoy! Vegan Potato Ravioli Recipe Ingredients Dough 1 cup warm water 3 tablespoons cilantro*, chopped 2 cups white, unbleached organic flour … Read More

Vegan Manicotti Recipe

I know, I know -- I teach a low fat diet, but I am about to load your plate with a guilty pleasure -- manicotti! While my vegan manicotti recipe is much lower in fat than the traditional rendition of this recipe, I shamelessly use vegan cheese in it. Since I make this dish only about once a year, I have no regrets doing it. My husband loves it. And it is especially … Read More

Vegan Pear and Granola Muffin Recipe

I love nothing more than 100% guilt-free desserts. However, once in a while, especially for special occasions, I think it is totally ok to indulge in a little guilty pleasure.  This delicious pear and granola muffin recipe is one such exception. While it might not be totally guilt free, it is totally worth the occasional calorie splurge. Make it. Enjoy it. Share it with … Read More

Mixed Beans and Tomato Salad

Beans are a great source of fiber and healthy protein--something that is tragically missing from the American diet. When your first start eating foods rich in fiber you will notice that you will become more regular (that is the nicest way I can put it), but you might also be a bit more... gassy (sorry, there is no better way to put that). After eating fiber-rich food for … Read More