Artichoke Hummus Recipe

Here’s What You Need: 1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans, 1/2 cup canned artichoke hearts, 2 cloves garlic minced, 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice, 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper, 2 tablespoons Carapelli Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil   Now What? In bowl of food processor, combine garbanzo beans, artichoke hearts, garlic, lemon juice, salt and pepper. […]

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Avocado Hummus

INGREDIENTS: 1 medium avocado, peeled, pitted and chopped, 1 cup canned chick peas or chickpeas (garbanzo beans), 1/3 cup chopped onion, 2 large cloves garlic minced (you can substitute 1/2 tsp. instant minced garlic for the minced fresh garlic), 3 Tbsp. lemon juice, 1 tsp. hot pepper sauce 1 tsp. ground cumin, 65 Crackers (I […]

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Southwest Salsa

Southwest Salsa

INGREDIENTS: 2 pounds tomatoes – peeled and chopped 1 yellow onion — chopped 2 garlic toes — chopped 2 tablespoons oil 4 jalepeno or serrano peppers (veined, seeded and chopped) CAUTION: The oil from pepper skins will burn your eyes or skin. Wear gloves and wash your hands after handling hot peppers. 1/2 cup cilantro […]

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zucchini bread recipe

Zucchini Bread without oil

We have this delicious zucchini bread for breakfast or dessert.  Sliced cool is very nice.  The pineapple is in place of the oil and it is so good.  Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 c. shredded zucchini 1 c. sugar (or half and half with Splenda®) 3 eggs, beaten 2 T. vanilla 1 c. crushed pineapple in it’s […]

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Pesto Bean Soup

When I eat pesto on fettuccine, I always wish I could skip the fettuccine and eat the pesto with a spoon. This Italian vegetarian soup recipe solves my dilemma! Prep time: 20 min; Total time: 20 min Ingredients 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced (or to taste) 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil […]

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Indian Lentil Dal Soup

Here is a simple lentil soup that is healthy and delicious. Lentils are high in protein and fiber but low in fat. This dal recipe is one of my favorite Indian dishes. Prep time: 30 min; Total time: Overnight Ingredients   1 c. dried lentils (or 3 c. reconstituted) 4 c. vegetable broth 2 c. […]

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Kung Pao Tofu recipe

Kung Pao Tofu recipe

Kung Pao Tofu, or Gong Bao Doufu as it is known in Mandarin, is an authentic Chinese dish that is popular in China and America. When I lived in China, this was one of my staples. My version may not be authentic, but it is delicious! Prep time: 5 min; Total time: Overnight Instructions   […]

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Sweet Potato Tzimmes

This simple vegetarian recipe was passed down through my mother’s family, who came to America as Eastern European Jewish immigrants at the beginning of the 20th century. It was always my favorite at holidays. Sweet potatoes and oranges, used in tsimmes, are high nutrition but low calorie and low cost. Ingredients 8 c. sweet potatoes, […]

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vegan pumpkin pie recipe

Vegan Pumpkin Pie recipe

My simple vegetarian recipe for pumpkin pie took months to perfect. With the ingredients listed here, it is almost healthy enough to serve as a dinner dish. Pumpkin pie is not just for Thanksgiving anymore! To turn it into a dinner dish, reduce the sugar to 1/3 c. or the maple syrup to 1/4 c. Prep time: […]

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Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies

Vegan Peanut Butter Cookies

Vegan peanut butter cookies provide protein – and satisfy my sweet tooth! Prep time: 15 min; Total time: 40 min Ingredients Dry: 2 c. organic whole wheat flour or spelt flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda   Wet: 1 c. maple syrup, Grade B (or you can use 1/2 c. sugar and […]

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