Your Tastebuds Will Thank You for Trying Any One of These Tantalizing Recipes!
We love to try new recipes and revamp old ones to make them healthier. There are lots of traditional dishes that can be adapted to meet vegetarian, vegan and macrobiotic requirements. Sometimes they fail and sometimes they are a big hit, but the best part is that it's really fun to experiment.
We'll also provide you with a glossary, substitutes for traditional ingredients and lots of great tips.
We've included a combination of some favorites that we've found, some that we've made up and of course contributions from readers.
Do you have a recipe that you would like to share? If so, please send it to us. We'll be sure to give you full credit.
Thanks in advance!
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Need to find substitutes for dairy, meat or eggs? Check out our Vegetarian Substitutes page; a simple list, with some handy tips to help you make the most out of your recipes.
This vegan delight will be a fantastic substitute for turkey. Turkeys everywhere will thank you!
Un-Chicken Salad Wraps
These little wraps make a quick and healthy lunch. No one will ever know that they aren't chicken!
Mock Chicken Salad--
This delicious dish was sent in by Nicole Eckert from Manchester, NH. Thanks Nicole!
---Soups and Stews---
Red Lentil & Squash Stew --
This is my version of a recipe from the book "Cooking the Whole Foods Way" by Christina Pirello. Check out her amazing story!
No Cook Yummy Watermelon Tomato Gazpacho--
Try this cool and delicious gazpacho on a hot summer day, for brunch or lunch or any other way!
Onion Biscuits --
And yet another fantastic food modified from an original by Christina Pirello. These biscuits are soooooooooooo good and they are a perfect compliment to the Red Lentil & Squash Stew. Such a warming meal!
Healthy Blueberry Muffins --
These wonderful bars use Brown Rice Syrup instead of sugar for a healthy snack or to include in your healthy breakfast! Don't know where to get brown rice syrup? Or, maybe it isn't available in your area. Not to worry, click here: Brown Rice Syrup
---Desserts, Cookies, Cakes & Pies---
Vegan Chocolate Mousse-
This tantalizing mousse will please the tastebuds of all!
Vegan Pumpkin Pie-
This wonderful recipe is from the author of "The Peaceful Palate", Jennifer Raymond. I love it because it doesn't have tofu. Make one for your Thanksgiving meal this year!
These delicious cookies are a mini version of a traditional linzertorte pastry filled with raspberry jam. It comes for the Chopra Center Cookbook by David Simon, M.D. You're going to love these!
---Fun Food for Kids---
Krispy PB & Chocolate Rice Treats -
The kids will love to help make these krispy treats that are better then the originals and of course they will love to eat them. Best of all there's no sugar, so you won't have to worry if they ask for more!
Many people just don't know if they can bake without eggs. There are lots of subsitutes that can be used to make your favorite dish turn out great! Here are a few:
* 1 egg = 2 Tbsp. potato starch
* 1 egg = 1/4 cup mashed potatoes
* 1 egg = 1/4 cup canned pumpkin or squash
* 1 egg = 1/4 cup puréed prunes
* 1 egg = 2 Tbsp. water + 1 Tbsp. oil + 2 tsp. baking powder
* 1 egg = 1 Tbsp. ground flax seed simmered in 3 Tbsp. water
* 1 egg white = 1 Tbsp. plain agar powder dissolved in 1 Tbsp
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