Onion Cashew Cream Recipe

I am a cooks' cook and can whip up about anything on a fly, but when it comes to dips and dressings, I never seem to have a pen and paper ready to jot down the recipes I create.  I am working very hard to change that.  Starting today. Yesterday I shared my amazing, delicious, low fat, good-for-you, french fries. I served them up with the new onion sauce I whipped up on a … [Read more...]

Kid Friendly Vegan Veggirama Gnocchi with Basil Pesto

“Me, me, me! More please!” This excited string of words coming from family members at mealtimes, brings unexplainable delight to a mom's heart – the whole world over!  After all the love and thought we’ve poured into the meal, we can now revel contentedly as we watch them happily devouring all that yummy, healthy goodness. (Disclaimer: If your kids are anything like my … [Read more...]

Low Fat, Vegan Garden Veggie Cream Cheese Spread Recipe

One of my favorite things, before my vegan and healthy days, used to be buying delicious garden veggie spread, spreading it over crackers and indulging in it with a cup of hot tea.  After I had lost my senses and gone vegan, I still figured out a way to make this treat--I simply used vegan cream cheese and stuffed it with all of my favorite fixings.  But, then I got smart … [Read more...]

Delicious Fat Free Homemade Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

I always loved homegrown tomatoes, but it was not until this season that I finally realized just how much I am obsessed with these things.  I ate them for the last month, almost forgetting every other food group out there, even my beloved fruit.  Then, when I could eat them no more, and they were still pouring in by basketfuls into our house from all of my relatives' … [Read more...]

Homemade Vegan Ranch Dressing Recipe

The cashew oil free ranch dressing recipe I shared last year was a hit.  However, I have been itching to create even a lower fat option to enjoy.  Fortunately for me, we recently shared a meal with a couple of friends and they brought a delightful tofu based dip to share that made me long for an oil and nut free ranch dressing even more. Two days ago I finally found a few … [Read more...]

Three Delicious Soybeans Recipes

If you read 13 Reasons to Embrace Soy, I promised you a couple of delicious soy recipes to add to your healthy diet.  (If you have not read it yet, you MUST!) I actually came up with THREE delicious soybeans recipes you can whip up in no time, and refrigerate for the entire week to enjoy. So, here are my three delicious recipes.  They are SO-Y Delicious! They are very … [Read more...]

Salad: Green and Red with Fat Free Raspberry Vinaigrette

A quick summer salad I made to satisfy the crunchy craving I had all day long. Green Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette  2 hearts of Romaine Lettuce, chopped 1 bell peppers, thinly sliced in rounds 2 pickling cucumbers, thinly sliced 2 kiwi fruit, skinned and sliced Fat Free Raspberry Vinaigrette 8-10 oz raspberries, fresh or frozen 3 tbs … [Read more...]