Celery, apple and Sesame Salad [Vegan]

August 1st, 2016

Celery, Apple and Sesame Salad

 

This healthy salad contains more than 1 serving of fruits and veggies in it. It is full of crisp celery, sweet apples, and crunchy sesame seeds, all coated with a creamy dressing. Very yummy and satisfying!

Ingredients:

3/4 cup olive oil

1 clove garlic, crushed

2 tbsp lemon juice

2 tbsp cider vinegar

2 tbsp salt

1 tsp raw sugar, or white sugar

1/2 tsp mustard

2 tbsp mixed seasoning, such as mint, parsley, chervil, chives, and thyme, chopped

1 head of celery, thinly sliced

4 red dessert apples, cored and thinly sliced

1 tbsp sesame seeds, roasted

Directions:

Put olive oil and next 7 ingredients in a screw-top jar, adding salt to taste. Shake well to blend before serving. Place the celery and apple in a salad bowl. Pour in the dressing and toss well. Just before serving, mix in the sesame seeds.

Serves 6

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 310; % Calories From Fat 81.3%; Total Fat 28g; Saturated Fats 4g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 20g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 3g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 8mg; Total Carbohydrates 18g; Dietary Fiber 3g; Sugar 13g; Protein 1g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0mg
Vitamin B12 0mcg
Vitamin K 19mcg
Vitamin A 68IU
Niacin B3 0mg
Pantothenic Acid 0mg
Riboflavin B2 0mg
Vitamin C 8mg
Vitamin D 0IU
Vitamin B6 0mg
Vitamin E 4mg
Choline 5mg

Minerals:

Manganese 0mg
Magnesium 12mg
Calcium 12mg
Zinc 0mg
Phosphorus 26mg
Copper 0mg
Fluoride 4mcg
Selenium 0mcg
Sodium 8mg
Potassium 150mg
Iron 0m
g

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Avocado Salsa [Vegan]

July 1st, 2016

avocado salsa

 

This salsa is absolutely delicious! Its taste is wonderfully fresh and light.

Ingredients:

1/8 tsp hot pepper sauce

2-2/3 tbsp olive oil

1 tsp cumin seed

1 tsp coriander seed, ground

2 large avocados

1/4 tsp lime juice

1 large ripe tomato

1 small red bell pepper

1/4 cup cilantro, chopped, leaves

1 medium red onion, finely chopped

Directions:

Cut avocados in half, remove seed, and peel. Finely chop flesh and transfer to mixing bowl. Add lime juice and toss lightly. Cut tomato in half horizontally and squeeze gently to remove seeds, chop finely. Remove seeds and membrane from pepper and chop finely. Place ground coriander and cumin in a small pan over medium heat. Stir 1 minute to enhance fragrance and flavor; cool. Add all ingredients to avocado in bowl
and gently combine, so that the avocado retains it shape and is not mashed. Refrigerate until required. Serve at room temperature with corn chips or tortilla chips.

Serves 6

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 190; % Calories From Fat 80.5%; Total Fat 17g; Saturated Fats 3g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 10g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 2g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 9mg; Total Carbohydrates 12g; Dietary Fiber 7g; Sugar 5g; Protein 3g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin K 9 mcg
Vitamin A 830 IU
Niacin B3 1 mg
Pantothenic Acid 1 mg
Riboflavin B2 0 mg
Vitamin C 39 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin E 4 mg
Choline 4 mg

Minerals:

Manganese 0 mg
Calcium 24 mg
Magnesium 33 mg
Phosphorus 60 mg
Zinc 1 mg
Fluoride 1 mcg
Copper 0 mg
Sodium 9 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 490 m
g

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Baked Bananas in Orange Sauce

June 1st, 2016

Baked Bananas in Orange Sauce 2

This simply luscious dessert looks pretty enough to serve for a special occasion.

Ingredients:

1 tbsp sugar

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

4 bananas, cut in half lengthwise

3 oranges, juiced and zest peeled

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°F. Place juice and zest of oranges in a baking dish. Stir in cinnamon. Place bananas cut side down in juice. Bake 12 minutes until bananas have softened. Remove from oven and arrange bananas on a serving plate. Combine sugar and cooking juice and pour over bananas. Serve immediately.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 170; % Calories From Fat 5.3%; Total Fat 1 g; Saturated Fats 0 g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 0 g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0 g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 1 mg; Total Carbohydrates 42 g; Dietary Fiber 6 g; Sugar 27 g; Protein 2 g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Vitamin A 300 IU
Niacin B3 1 mg
Pantothenic Acid 1 mg
Riboflavin B2 0 mg
Vitamin C 63 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Choline 20 mg

Minerals:

Manganese 0 mg
Calcium 48 mg
Magnesium 42 mg
Phosphorus 40 mg
Zinc 0 mg
Fluoride 3 mcg
Copper 0 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Selenium 2 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 600 mg

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Green Beans with Artichoke Hearts

May 1st, 2016

Green Beans and Artichoke Hearts

A low calorie, low or no cholesterol, low sodium dish that is simple to prepare.

Ingredients:

3/4 lb green beans, trimmed

9 oz frozen artichoke hearts, thawed

1 tbsp unsalted butter or vegan margarine

Directions:

Place green beans in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover saucepan and steam 3 minutes. Add artichoke hearts and steam another 7-8 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Drain vegetables and return to saucepan. Toss vegetables with butter or vegan margarine.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrtion (per serving) Calories 80; % Calories From Fat 37.1%; Total Fat 3.3g; Saturated Fats 1.9g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 0.8g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.3g; Cholesterol 7.6mg; Sodium 39mg; Total Carbohydrates 12g; Dietary Fiber 5.8g; Sugar 1.7g; Protein 3.6g.

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Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.11 mg
Vitamin A 680 IU
Vitamin K 21 mcg
Vitamin E 0.53 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.21 mg
Vitamin B6 0.12 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.19 mg
Choline 32 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin C 17 mg
Vitamin B12 0.006 mcg
Niacin B3 1.2 mg

Minerals:

Sodium 39 mg
Zinc 0.44 mg
Copper 0.098 mg
Calcium 46 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Manganese 0.36 mg
Magnesium 41 mg
Phosphorus 72 mg
Fluoride 16 mcg
Potassium 350 mg
Selenium 0.67 mcg

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New Potatoes with Curry Sauce

April 1st, 2016

new potatoes with curry sause

An aromatic spicy side dish that will steal the show from the main dish. It is both vegan and vegetarian and is sure to be a hit.

Ingredients:

1/4 cup water

3 tbsp cilantro, chopped

1/2 tsp garlic, crushed

3 tbsp oil

1 lb new potatoes, peeled

1/2 cup tomatoes, chopped

1 tsp ginger, finely chopped

1-1/4 cups curry sauce

1/4 cup onion, minced

Directions:

In saucepan, cook potatoes in water 15 minutes or until tender; drain. In large skillet, cook tomatoes, onion, ginger root and garlic in oil 5-7 minutes. Add curry sauce and water. Cook 2 minutes. Add potatoes. Cover and cook 12-15 minutes. Stir in cilantro.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 230; % Calories From Fat 47%; Total Fat 12g; Saturated Fats 1.7g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 8.2g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 1.9g; Cholesterol 0.1mg; Sodium 350mg; Total Carbohydrates 30g; Dietary Fiber 2.5g; Sugar 2.2g; Protein 3.3g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.14 mg
Vitamin A 250 IU
Vitamin K 13 mcg
Vitamin E 1.6 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.67 mg
Vitamin B6 0.38 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.049 mg
Choline 18 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin C 19 mg
Vitamin B12 0.034 mcg
Niacin B3 1.9 mg

Minerals:

Sodium 350 mg
Zinc 0.49 mg
Copper 0.25 mg
Iron 0.78 mg
Calcium 27 mg
Manganese 0.22 mg
Magnesium 33 mg
Potassium 540 mg
Fluoride 67 mcg
Phosphorus 73 mg
Selenium 0.48 mcg

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Baked Bean and Molasses Soup

March 1st, 2016

Baked Bean and Molasses Soup

Winter is hanging for just a bit longer. So this hearty soup can warm the body and sooth the soul. It is vegetarian as well as vegan and delicious. Enjoy.

Ingredients:

2-2/3 cups water

2-2/3 tbsp molasses

1-1/4 lb canned white beans, drained, 1/2 cup mashed

2-1/3 cups canned stewed tomatoes, with juice

1 tbsp chili powder

1-1/4 onion, chopped

1 tsp dry mustard

1 tbsp olive oil

Directions:

Heat oil in a heavy saucepan over medium high heat. Sauté onions about 3 minutes, stirring until softened. Stir in chilli powder and mustard and cook another minute. Add tomatoes and their juice. Stir in remaining ingredients and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and simmer 8 minutes, uncovered. Break up tomatoes with the back of a spoon. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serves 6

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrtion (per serving) Calories 200; % Calories From Fat 18%; Total Fat 4g; Saturated Fats 0.6g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 2.3g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.9g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 210mg; Total Carbohydrates 35g; Dietary Fiber 6g; Sugar 6.5g; Protein 8.2g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.15 mg
Vitamin A 640 IU
Vitamin K 5.5 mcg
Vitamin E 1.5 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.38 mg
Vitamin B6 0.24 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.084 mg
Choline 4.2 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin C 9.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Niacin B3 0.82 mg

Minerals:

Sodium 210 mg
Zinc 1.3 mg
Copper 0.33 mg
Calcium 110 mg
Iron 4 mg
Manganese 0.78 mg
Magnesium 84 mg
Phosphorus 120 mg
Fluoride 75 mcg
Potassium 730 mg
Selenium 4.7 mcg

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Lentil Chili

February 1st, 2016

Lentil Chili

This vegan chili is a hearty dish that needs only a hearty whole grain bread for a filling meal and it is savory.

Ingredients:

1 onion, chopped

2 tbsp chili powder

4 cloves garlic, crushed

1/8 tsp salt

1 tbsp cumin seed

1 cup dried lentils

2 cups canned tomatoes, drained and chopped

1 cup dry bulgur

2 tbsp olive oil

3 cups vegetable broth

Directions:

Heat oil in a stockpot over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onions; sauté for 5-7 minutes, or until tender. Add lentils and bulgur wheat. Stir in remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 30-35 minutes, or until lentils are tender.

Serves 6

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 170; % Calories From Fat 33.4%; Total Fat 6.3g; Saturated Fats 1g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 3.9g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 1g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 480mg; Total Carbohydrates 26g; Dietary Fiber 6.3g; Sugar 3.3g; Protein 6.8g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.12 mg
Vitamin B12 0.12 mcg
Vitamin K 8.4 mcg
Vitamin A 850 IU
Niacin B3 3.7 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.39 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.14 mg
Vitamin C 11 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0.32 mg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Choline 21 mg

Minerals:

Manganese 1 mg
Magnesium 59 mg
Calcium 62 mg
Zinc 0.86 mg
Phosphorus 140 mg
Copper 0.23 mg
Fluoride 79 mcg
Selenium 1.2 mcg
Sodium 480 mg
Potassium 450 mg
Iron 2.8 mg

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Nutty Pumpkin and Tofu Coconut Curry

January 1st, 2016

nutty pumpkin and tofu coconut curry

The pumpkin in this recipe is butternut squash in America and butternut pumpkin in Australia. No matter what you call it this vegan dish explodes with flavor in your mouth.

Ingredients:

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 onion, diced

3/4 cup roasted cashews, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, crushed

1/2 cup coconut milk

13-1/4 oz tofu, cut into small cubes

2 cups butternut pumpkin, cooked and diced

1 ginger, pieces, about 2 in. long, grated

1/2 tsp nutmeg

2-2/3 tbsp oil

2-2/3 tbsp curry paste

Directions:

Heat oil in a large frying pan or wok over medium heat. Add garlic, ginger, onion, curry paste, and spices; cook for 2-3 minutes, or until fragrant. Add tofu and cook for 3-5 minutes, until slightly crisp. Add pumpkin, cashews, and coconut milk; continue to cook for 2 minutes, or until heated through.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 490; % Calories From Fat 68%; Total Fat 37g; Saturated Fats 11g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 16g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 7.9g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 74mg; Total Carbohydrates 27g; Dietary Fiber 5.2g; Sugar 4.2g; Protein 21g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.3 mg
Vitamin A 8000 IU
Vitamin K 16 mcg
Vitamin E 2.6 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.84 mg
Vitamin B6 0.33 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.17 mg
Choline 21 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B12 0.0047 mcg
Vitamin C 18 mg
Niacin B3 1.9 mg

Minerals:

Sodium 74 mg
Zinc 3.4 mg
Copper 1.1 mg
Calcium 710 mg
Iron 5.9 mg
Manganese 1.9 mg
Magnesium 170 mg
Phosphorus 380 mg
Fluoride 0 mcg
Potassium 760 mg
Selenium 20 mcg

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Apple Raisin Crisp

December 1st, 2015

Apple Raisin Crisp2

Great varieties of apples still abound. And it is the holiday season. Here is the dessert you want to serve often during this festive time of the year.

Ingredients:

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/8 tsp salt (optional)

1/4 cup sugar

2/3 cup old fashioned oats

2 tbsp chopped walnuts

1/2 tsp lemon juice

1/3 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup brown sugar, packed firmly

3/4 cup raisins

2 lb Jonathan apples, peeled, cored and sliced

1/3 cup unsalted butter or vegan margarine, softened

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl. Add 1/4 tsp cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Stir in walnuts and set aside. Combine remaining ingredients and remaining cinnamon in a bowl. Transfer apple mixture to a deep buttered baking dish. Sprinkle with oat mixture and bake 40-45 minutes or until top is golden.

Serves 8

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 310; % Calories From Fat 31.9%; Total Fat 11g; Saturated Fats 5.7g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 2.5g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 1.4g; Cholesterol 23mg; Sodium 47mg; Total Carbohydrates 56g; Dietary Fiber 3.7g; Sugar 31g; Protein 2.6g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.12 mg
Vitamin B12 0.018 mcg
Vitamin K 1.7 mcg
Vitamin A 310 IU
Niacin B3 0.74 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.23 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.11 mg
Vitamin C 5.6 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0.097 mg
Vitamin E 0.36 mg
Choline 10 mg

Minerals:

Manganese 0.5 mg
Magnesium 24 mg
Calcium 34 mg
Zinc 0.45 mg
Phosphorus 68 mg
Copper 0.16 mg
Fluoride 0.36 mcg
Selenium 4.4 mcg
Sodium 47 mg
Potassium 290 mg
Iron 1.2 mg

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Apple Oatmeal Crisp

November 1st, 2015

Apple Oatmeal Crisp

The perfect recipe for an abundant apple season. After one taste, you’ll want to make it again and again.

Ingredients:

1 cup sugar

1/2 tsp ground ginger

1-1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

2/3 cup all purpose flour

1-1/2 tsp nonstick cooking spray

1/3 cup unsalted butter or vegan margarine, chilled and cut into small pieces

1 cup old fashioned oats

4 lb Jonathan or Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced

2/3 cup brown sugar

1/3 cup raisins, optional

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine apples, sugar, raisins, and half the cinnamon in a large mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly. Transfer to a 9×13 in. baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside. Combine remaining cinnamon, flour, brown sugar and ginger in a food processor or another bowl. Mix thoroughly. Add oatmeal and butter and cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle evenly over apple mixture
to cover. Bake 50-55 minutes until mixture is bubbly and top is browned.

Serves 12

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 280; % Calories From Fat 20.9%; Total Fat 6.5g; Saturated Fats 3.8g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 1.6g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.5g; Cholesterol 15mg; Sodium 4.9mg; Total Carbohydrates 58g; Dietary Fiber 3.3g; Sugar 40g; Protein 2.2g;

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.12 mg
Vitamin B12 0.012 mcg
Vitamin K 1.7 mcg
Vitamin A 240 IU
Niacin B3 0.69 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.24 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.1 mg
Vitamin C 6.3 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0.079 mg
Vitamin E 0.29 mg
Choline 10 mg

Minerals:

Manganese 0.44 mg
Magnesium 19 mg
Calcium 25 mg
Zinc 0.4 mg
Phosphorus 58 mg
Copper 0.1 mg
Fluoride 0.37 mcg
Selenium 4.6 mcg
Sodium 4.9 mg
Potassium 220 mg
Iron 0.93 mg

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