Plant-based

Plant-based, Sauces, dressings & jam

Homemade guacamole

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Love avocados? You’ll love my homemade guacamole recipe. This is an authentic guacamole recipe made with simple ingredients from scratch. Avocados are a highly nutritious fruit. Avocados are high in potassium and monounsaturated fat. They are also known to contain many anti-oxidants. A classic way to enjoy guacamole is to […]

 
Main courses, Plant-based

Potato and cauliflower tacos

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Veggie lovers will love these roasted potato and cauliflower tacos with queso fresco. Potato and cauliflower tacos with queso fresco are easy to make and taste great with your favorite taco toppings. For a plant-based alternative, use Vegan feta cheese. They make a terrific meatless Monday dinner idea. Yukon gold […]

 
Plant-based, Sides

Sautéed collard greens

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These easy sautéed collard greens with garlic, onions and red wine vinegar are a healthy and flavorful way to get your vitamins. These dark leafy greens contain a variety of vitamins such as vitamins A, C, K, potassium, calcium and folate. Adding a small amount of red wine vinegar brightens […]

 
Plant-based, Sides

Michelle’s baked home fries

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Michelle’s baked home fries are crispy potatoes baked in the oven in extra virgin olive oil and a mix of spices. I serve these crispy little potatoes with steak for dinner or eggs for breakfast. My favorite condiment to serve them with is HP sauce or garlic mayo. Michelle’s baked […]

 
Plant-based, Salads

Pear and arugula salad

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Add seasonal freshness to your table with this festive pear and arugula salad. It features candied pumpkin spice pecans, dried cherries, sun flower seeds and a white wine vinaigrette. This plant based recipe is both healthy and packed full of flavor. Pears are surprisingly high in vitamin C. They are […]

 
Pasta, Plant-based

Vegan summer vegetable pasta

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With just a few fresh vegetables you can make this easy and flavorful vegan summer vegetable pasta dish in less than 30 minutes. Choose your favorite pasta. Regular or gluten free spaghetti, penne or farfalle are all perfect for this dish. Heart healthy Mediterranean diet This vegan summer vegetable pasta […]

 
Mediterranean diet, Plant-based

Quinoa tabbouleh salad

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This gluten free version of the middle Eastern tabbouleh salad is full of fresh herbs and flavor. Quinoa tabbouleh salad makes for a delicious side dish or as a base for a heartier vegetarian meal. The classic dressing of extra virgin olive oil and lemon pairs well with seared tofu […]

 
Plant-based, Sides

Roasted petite potatoes with parsley and chives

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Roasted petite red potatoes with parsley and chives are a quick and delicious side. Pair these tasty gourmet spuds with your favorite roast or BBQ meats. The roasted red petite potatoes pictured here are served with buttermilk marinated roast chicken and peas. Petite red potatoes offer a light tender skin […]

 
An oval bowl with Instant Pot mushroom risotto and Parmesan cheese on the side.
Instant Pot, Plant-based, Sides

Instant Pot mushroom risotto

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Instant Pot mushroom risotto is savory, wholesome and creamy. It’s a great electric pressure cooker dish for a mid-week meal. This recipe can also be made plant-based. Savory mushroom risotto is one of my favorite dishes to make with an Instant Pot (electric pressure cooker). Imagine perfectly cooked el dente […]