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 • […]


Ingredients: 4 c. tomato juice 1/2 c. rough chopped red onion 2 c. rough chopped tomatoes 1 c. rough chopped red or yellow bell pepper 1 c. peeled, rough chopped cucumber 2 rough chopped scallions, including green parts 1/2 c. fresh parsley leaves 1/4 c. fresh basil leaves 1 T. honey 4 to 6 cloves […]

Breakfast Bread

Ingredients: 4 c. water (very warm) 2/3 c. canola oil 1 t. salt 2/3 c. honey 1 c. oatmeal, cooked 1/2 c. molasses 4 t. whole-wheat gluten flour 8-10 c. whole-wheat flour 4 t. active dry yeast 1 c. apricots, chopped 1 c. dates, chopped 1 c. raisins 1 c. prunes, chopped 1 c. pecans, […]

Quick and Easy Stir Fry

Ingredients: 2 T. olive oil 1 minced garlic clove 1 sliced onion 3/4 c. diced celery 1 c. sliced mushrooms 1 lb. bean sprouts 1/4 t. ground ginger 1 T. soy sauce Directions: In a large skillet or wok, heat oil. Add garlic, onion, and celery. Cook 1 minute, stirring continually. Add mushrooms and bean […]