How to Make Hummus

Recipe: Hummus Summary: Hummus is a pureed garbanzo beans sauce. Tahini is a sesame seed blend that can be purchased in drug stores and supermarkets. Ingredients 2 cups garbanzo beans (chickpeas), canned and drained 1/3 cup tahini 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tsp . salt 2 cloves garlic, halved 1 tbsp . extra virgin […]

How to Make Tahini

Recipe: Tahini Ingredients 4 cups sesame seeds 1/4-1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

Fresh Pasta Salad to Avoid Weight Gain

Recipe: Fresh Vegetable Pasta Salad Summary: This is a crisp and colorful dish. It is light and healthy without sacrificing flavor. Ingredients 8 ounces dry, whole-wheat small pasta (rotini, shells, etc.) (*) 1 teaspoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 cup onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 yellow bell pepper, […]

Chickpea Tomato Salad

Recipe: Chickpea and Fresh Tomato Toss Summary: This healthy bean salad makes a great summer side dish, snack, or potluck contribution. It can be prepared ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to two days. Ingredients Salad 1 can of chickpeas (19 ounces), drained and rinsed 1 large tomato, chopped 1 small […]

Hot Italian Sausage

Recipe: Salsicca, a Vegetarian Hot Italian Sausage Summary: Salsicca, a spicy, vegetarian alternative to the traditional Italian hot sausage. Ingredients 10 tablespoons of vegetable broth 1/4 cup dry red wine 1 tablespoon of tomato paste 1 teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil 1/4 lb medium firm tofu, mashed 1 cup of textured soy protein granules […]

Banana Walnut Ice Cream

Recipe: Dairy Free Banana Walnut Ice Cream Summary: Dairy-Free Banana Walnut Ice Cream is a simple, easy-to-make and super luscious summertime recipe. The ease of this recipe makes it great for kids who want to help in the kitchen. Best of all, you don’t need to go near a stove or oven, so it’s perfect […]

Whole Wheat Biscuits

Biscuits don’t have to be made with dairy to be good. Indeed, these biscuits below are made with whole wheat flour, powdered soy milk and olive oil and are irresistible. Ingredients: (Makes 12) 2 cups of whole wheat flour 1 tbs. baking power 1/4 tsp. salt 3/4 cup soy, almond or oat milk 1/3 cup […]

Spinach Ring

Recipe: Spinach Ring With Mushrooms Ingredients 1 ½ Pounds spinach 4 Tablespoons powdered soy or rice milk 1 Cup water 1 Teaspoon salt ½ Cup bread crumbs 1 Pound fresh mushrooms 1 Cup boiling water 1 Tablespoon oil 2 Tablespoons whole-wheat flour

Curried Lentils on Brown Rice

Recipe: Curried Lentils on Whole Rice Summary: In order to maintain our way of life, mankind must make environmental changes. One pain free way to make a personal transformation is to incorporate several meatless meal days into the weekly dinner menus. When you need a delicious vegetarian dish, consider cooking curried lentils to serve over […]

Healthy Homemade Vegatable Stock

Recipe: Vegetable Stock Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large diced onion 2 stalks of celery with the leaves 2 large carrots 1 bundle chopped green onions 8 cloves minced garlic 8 sprays fresh parsley 6 sprays fresh thyme 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon salt 2 quarts water