Indian Red Lentil Dhal

2021-07-15T15:25:18-04:00

Indian Red Lentil Dhal By Emily Rogers, RDN This recipe is a great source of low-fat plant-based protein. Rich in flavor and nutrients and easy to make. It also provides about 1/3 of the dietary fiber needs for the day. It can be served with whole wheat bread, a more traditional Indian bread, brown rice, quinoa, or any other whole grains. Or, it can be eaten by itself. Print Recipe Ingredients Instructions Combine cumin, mustard, and fennel seeds into a large sauce [...]

Indian Red Lentil Dhal2021-07-15T15:25:18-04:00

Tropical Nice Cream with Guanabana

2021-07-07T09:44:48-04:00

Tropical Nice Cream with Guanabana By Maggie Collins, MPH, RDN, CDCES, DipACLM Print Recipe Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings 15 minutes 15 minutes 4 Ingredients Instructions Remove all the frozen ingredients from the freezer about 10 minutes before preparing the recipe, so it will be easier to mix all the ingredients. Cut the Guanabana pulp bag in half to release the content more easily. Cut the pulp into chunks. Add all ingredients to a food processor or high speed [...]

Tropical Nice Cream with Guanabana2021-07-07T09:44:48-04:00

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

2021-06-17T13:15:16-04:00

Banana Oatmeal Cookies By Maggie Collins, MPH, RDN, CDCES, DipACLM Print Recipe Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings 20 minutes 20 - 30 minutes 50 minutes 19 cookies Ingredients Instructions Mash the bananas and mix with the juice from the orange or tangerine to prevent browning. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl using a spoon. Allow the batter to sit for 10 minutes. While the dough is resting, pre-heat the oven at 350°F and line a large baking [...]

Banana Oatmeal Cookies2021-06-17T13:15:16-04:00

Plant-based Mozzarella Cheese

2021-05-26T15:24:58-04:00

Plant-based Mozzarella Cheese By Gemalli Austin, DrPH, RD Adapted from chefchloe.com Print Recipe Ingredients Instructions In a blender, combine the soaked nuts and water.  Blend on high for about 2 minutes until very smooth. Add lemon juice, salt, garlic, and onion powder and blend for a few seconds.  Place mix in a saucepan and bring to a slow boil. Stir the cornstarch or arrowroot into a small amount of cold water.  Slowly pour into the boiling mix, lower heat, and continue stirring [...]

Plant-based Mozzarella Cheese2021-05-26T15:24:58-04:00

Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

2021-05-26T15:21:16-04:00

Whole Wheat Pizza Dough By Gemalli Austin, DrPH, RD Print Recipe Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings 30 6 Ingredients Instructions Stir together ½ cup warm water with honey or maple syrup.  Stir in the yeast and let stand for 10 minutes until foamy. In a bowl, combine the flours, garlic, basil, and salt and mix well. Add in remaining water, oil, and yeast mixture to form the dough. Knead the dough for about 10 minutes.  Place in a greased [...]

Whole Wheat Pizza Dough2021-05-26T15:21:16-04:00

Granola

2021-05-27T18:58:27-04:00

Granola By Gemalli Austin, DrPH, RD Inspired by the Total Vegetarian Cookbook by Barbara Watson. Print Recipe Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings 30 min 2 hours 2 ½ hours 30 Ingredients Instructions Heat dates and water in a saucepan until dates are soft.  Place in a blender with honey, cashews, vanilla, maple syrup, molasses, and salt.  Blend until smooth. In a large bowl, combine all the dry ingredients and pour in the blended mixture.  Mix well, using your hands [...]

Granola2021-05-27T18:58:27-04:00

Cashew “Cheesy” Spread

2021-05-25T15:26:51-04:00

Cashew “Cheesy” Spread By Maggie Collins, MPH, RDN, CDCES, DipACLM I learned this recipe from my good friend Eve Naidoo, which she found online. Her version was modified from the original recipe and my version was modified from her version to achieve a final product lower in saturated fat. This spread is very versatile. It can be used on toast, to make vegan chesadilla, to make potatoes au gratin, in lasagnas, in hay stacks, and if you thin it out with some water it can also be used as a salad dressing. Print Recipe Prep Time [...]

Cashew “Cheesy” Spread2021-05-25T15:26:51-04:00

Kushari

2021-05-25T15:27:45-04:00

Kushari By Fay Kazzi, PhD, MS, RD Reprinted with permission from The Earthy Canvas Cookbook, www.TheEarthyCanvas.com Originating in Egypt in the 1800's, kushari is a blend of Middle Eastern, Italian, and Indian flavors.  Some believe it originated with neighborhood families bringing together their "leftovers."  It is considered the national dish of Egypt. Print Recipe Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings 30 minutes 1 hour 1:30 4-5 Get some tips from Dr. Kazzi as she makes this amazing recipe! Lentils Ingredients Macaroni [...]

Kushari2021-05-25T15:27:45-04:00

Vibrant Mexican Quinoa

2021-05-25T15:28:41-04:00

Vibrant Mexican Quinoa By Maggie Collins Print Recipe Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings 15 min 20 - 30 min 35 - 45 min Ingredients Instructions Add the quinoa to a medium skillet and toast it at medium heat while completing the second step. Add ¼ cup of the vegetable broth to a medium pan, along with the garlic, onion, and jalapeno, and cook until the broth has evaporated. If it starts to stick, add a bit more broth as [...]

Vibrant Mexican Quinoa2021-05-25T15:28:41-04:00

Cauliflower Soup

2021-05-25T15:29:11-04:00

Cauliflower Soup By Gemalli Austin, DrPH, RD Adapted from chefani.com Print Recipe Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings 10 30 40 4 Ingredients Instructions Saute onion and leeks in water until translucent. Add crushed red pepper and garlic.  Sauté for a few more minutes Add vegetable stock, water, salt and potatoes.  Bring to boil. Add chopped cauliflower.  Simmer until tender (about 15 minutes). Blend cashews and water.  Add to soup and season to taste. [...]

Cauliflower Soup2021-05-25T15:29:11-04:00
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