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Low Fat, Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

Low Fat, Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

This vanilla cupcake is fluffy, sweet, and so much lighter than traditional vegan cupcake recipes. Pair this with my No-Melt Fluffy Vegan Frosting and you are ready for any celebration! There are many fabulous vegan cupcake recipes, but they are so high in processed fats. […]

Blueberry Muffins: Vegan, Oil-free

Blueberry Muffins: Vegan, Oil-free

Adding too much oil to baked goods can weigh them down, prevent a fluffy texture from forming, and ultimately add to the caloric density of the food through adding processed fats. Leaving the oil out of these muffins makes them light and fluffy, and super healthy too!

Homemade Coconut Yogurt or Sour Creme

Homemade Coconut Yogurt or Sour Creme

Our favorite way to use the plain coconut yogurt (sour creme) is mixed with mashed potatoes. It’s flavor is so similar to dairy sour creme that we have fooled many a dinner guest with our creamy vegan mashed potatoes. It is one of our kid’s (and our) favorite dinner foods.

‘Back to Basics’ Dinners

‘Back to Basics’ Dinners

When I switched to eating a whole foods, plant based diet, I struggled with making dinners. Eating so much more veggies and grains for dinner confused me. I felt like I had to fit those veggies into the mold of meat centered dishes. I found […]

Best Banana Bread Recipe

Best Banana Bread Recipe

You are in for a treat. This recipe tops them all. It is both simple and delicious. We always have ripe bananas around. But I rarely make cake breads, as most of them require added sugar. One day my four year old asked if we […]

Discovering Sourdough Bread – Vegan and Fat free!

Discovering Sourdough Bread – Vegan and Fat free!

I’ve been a gluten free eater for about 6 years, with much recent doubt that I actually need to eat gluten free. That is another story. The rest of my household can eat gluten, and since we also eat vegan, plant foods are a staple […]

Leek and Potato Soup

Leek and Potato Soup

When I was a kid, I remember going to my grandmothers house for her bi-annual bonfire. It was a potluck and everyone brought something, but the centerpiece to the options was her huge pot of home made veggie stew that simmered on the stove. There were hand sized crock bowls and spoons next to the ladle..

Fat-free Stir Fry Sauce

Fat-free Stir Fry Sauce

This is the perfect stir fry sauce for vegans and those who are eating healthy to avoid processed fats. It is full of flavor and even becomes slightly gooey when cooked, just like traditional stir fry sauce. Print Yum Fat-free Stir Fry Sauce, Vegan Prep […]

Zucchini Lentil Burgers – Vegan, Low Fat

Zucchini Lentil Burgers – Vegan, Low Fat

Wow, these are amazing! You got your veggies, you got your legumes and you leave behind the animal fat, animal protein and keep all those great flavors that you use to grill with!

Vegan BLTs (Eggplant)

Vegan BLTs (Eggplant)

This is the perfect item to bring to a non-vegan BBQ. ¬†When your friends are all grilling up flesh, you can lay down your slab of veggie along side it and enjoy the taste of a traditional american food with your meat-eating friends. Ingredients: 1 […]