3-Ingredient Coconut Ice Cream

This sweet treat is delicious plain or served with fresh berries, pitted cherries, or sliced peaches.   Yield: 4 cups (8 servings) 2 (14-ounce) cans coconut milk ½ cup granulated sugar, preferably organic 1 teaspoon vanilla extract  In blender, process coconut milk, sugar, and vanilla until smooth and thoroughly mixed.  Pour mixture into […]

One-Step Red Lentil Dahl

This is a simple leave-it-and-go recipe for the slow cooker. Mix everything up and forget it until dinnertime! Serve over brown rice. ½ medium onion, chopped 2 rounded teaspoons garlic paste 2 rounded teaspoons grated ginger or ginger paste 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste 1–2 rounded tablespoons mild curry powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 4 […]

Cucumber Raita

This cooling condiment, similar to Greek tzatziki, is often served alongside spicier dishes to cool the palate. Be sure to use long, thin English cucumbers. 1½English cucumbers ¼ cup fresh mint or cilantro leaves, chopped juice of 1 lemon or lime ¼ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon coriander ½ red onion, chopped (optional) ½ teaspoon […]

White Bean and Pumpkin Lasagna

Yield: 6 servings Total prep time: 20 minutes Total cooking time: 3-4 hours on low, or 1½-2 hours on high This lasagna is perfect for a meat eater who’d like to try a vegetarian dish. It’s easy to make and hearty. Add a nice spinach salad, and you’re all ready to have friends over for […]

Lentil Artichoke Stew

Yield: 6 servings ¼     cup vegetable broth 1     onion, chopped 2     large garlic cloves, pressed or minced 2     teaspoons ground cumin 1     teaspoon ground coriander 1     cup dry (uncooked) red lentils (3 cups cooked) 1     bay leaf 2     cups water juice of 1 lemon 2     24-ounce […]

Red Lentil Soup

Prep time: 20 minutes    Difficulty level: easy Yield: 3-4 servings 1    cup red lentils 4    cups water 1    vegetable bouillon cube 1-2 tablespoons olive oil 1    carrot, diced 1    parsnip, diced 2-3 cloves garlic, minced ½  cup onion, chopped 1    14-ounce can petite diced tomatoes ½-1        teaspoon Mrs. Dash Southwest Chipotle seasoning blend ½-1   […]

Scrambled Tofu Spanish Omelet

2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 cup onions, chopped 1 cup green pepper, chopped 1 lb. firm tofu, sliced and drained well between paper towels 1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder • 1⁄4 teaspoon turmeric • salt, to taste Sauce: 1 can (8 ounces) of tomato sauce • 1⁄4 teaspoon dried basil • 1⁄4 teaspoon dried oregano • […]

Soup In A Jar

Ingredients: 1/2 c. barley 1/2 c. split peas (uncooked) 1/2 c. brown rice (uncooked) 1/2 c. lentils (uncooked, can use red lentils for color) 1 T. parsley 1 t. garlic powder 1 t. salt 1 t. Italian seasoning 1/2 t. onion powder 1 t. sage Directions: In a wide-mouth pint jar, layer barley, split peas, […]

Squash Soup

Ingredients: 1 T. olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium squash, peeled, diced (use kabocha, pumpkin, zucchini, or any kind) 4 medium carrots, washed and diced 2 medium leeks, washed and diced 2 potatoes, peeled and diced 1/4 c. tomato paste 4 quarts vegetable stock or water 1 c. soy milk (optional) 1 t. […]


Ingredients: 2 T. fast-acting yeast 2 cups lukewarm water 2 T. sugar 2 T. olive oil 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 t. salt 5 1/2 cups white-wheat flour 3 cloves garlic, crushed 2 T. olive oil for topping 1 T. whole rosemary 2 t. kosher salt for topping Directions: Dissolve the yeast in water. Add […]