Posts Tagged ‘vegan margarine’

Baked Sweet Potato Slices [Vegan]

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

Want a simple sweet potato recipe? Here it is.

Ingredients:

2 tbsp unsalted vegan margarine, melted

1/8 tsp salt (optional)

1/4 tsp white pepper

wax paper

1 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into .25 in. slices

1/4 tsp mace, ground

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375?F. Line a baking sheet with wax paper. Arrange potato slices on a baking sheet. Brush sweet potato slices with half the vegan margarine. Season with white pepper, mace and salt. Cover potatoes with another sheet of wax paper, pressing paper to adhere to potatoes. Bake 25 minutes. Remove wax paper and brush with remaining vegan margarine.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 150; % Calories From Fat 36%; Total Fat 6g; Saturated Fats 4g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 2g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 120mg; Total Carbohydrates 24g; Dietary Fiber 4g; Sugar 7g; Protein 2g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin K 3 mcg
Vitamin A 22000 IU
Niacin B3 2 mg
Pantothenic Acid 1 mg
Riboflavin B2 0 mg
Vitamin C 22 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Choline 16 mg

Minerals:

Manganese 1 mg
Calcium 46 mg
Magnesium 31 mg
Phosphorus 63 mg
Zinc 0 mg
Fluoride 0 mcg
Copper 0 mg
Sodium 120 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 540 mg

Apple Brown Betty [Vegan]

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Apple Brown Betty

Enjoy this brown Betty – a traditional dessert made by baking apples and bread crumbs.

Ingredients:

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp salt

3/4 cup brown sugar

2 tbsp fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup unsalted vegan margarine, melted

1 tbsp lemon rind, grated

2 cups soft breadcrumbs

4 cups Jonathan or Macintosh apples, peeled, cored and sliced

1/4 cup water, at room temperature

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350?F. Combine breadcrumbs, salt and melted vegan margarine in a bowl. Place 2/3 cup in a lightly greased 1-1/2 quart baking dish. Combine remaining ingredients, except water, in a bowl. Toss to coat apples. Place half of apple mixture over crumbs in baking dish. Sprinkle another 2/3 cup crumbs over apples, and repeat with remaining apples and crumbs. Add water to bottom of baking dish by pouring
down the side of dish, being careful not to moisten crumbs on top. Cover with foil and bake 30 minutes. Remove foil and bake another 20-30 minutes or until apples are cooked through and top is browned. Serve warm.

Serves 6

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 210; % Calories From Fat 35.1%; Total Fat 8.2g; Saturated Fats 5g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 2.1g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.5g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 180mg; Total Carbohydrates 34g; Dietary Fiber 1.6g; Sugar 26g; Protein 1.2g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.07 mg
Vitamin B12 0.016 mcg
Vitamin K 1.6 mcg
Vitamin A 270 IU
Niacin B3 0.62 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.12 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.064 mg
Vitamin C 6.6 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0.05 mg
Vitamin E 0.3 mg
Choline 6.8 mg

Minerals:

Manganese 0.17 mg
Magnesium 8.3 mg
Calcium 45 mg
Zinc 0.15 mg
Phosphorus 23 mg
Copper 0.067 mg
Fluoride 13 mcg
Selenium 2.4 mcg
Sodium 180 mg
Potassium 110 mg
Iron 0.66 mg

Sweet Spiced Pumpkin [Vegan]

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

pumpkins

Sweet spiced pumpkin is simply autumn perfection.

Ingredients:

1/2 tsp cumin seed

1/2 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp coriander seed, ground

1 tsp soft brown sugar

1 lb pumpkin, peeled and cut into thin slices

1-1/2 oz vegan margarine, melted

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350?F. Place pumpkin on a greased foil-lined tray. Brush butter over pumpkin. Combine remaining ingredients. Mix well and sprinkle over pumpkin. Bake 35 minutes, or until cooked through. Serve hot.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 77; % Calories From Fat 93.5%; Total Fat 8g; Saturated Fats 5g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 2g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 58mg; Total Carbohydrates 1g; Dietary Fiber 0g; Sugar 1g; Protein 0g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Vitamin A 250 IU
Niacin B3 0 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0 mg
Riboflavin B2 0 mg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 6 IU
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Choline 2 mg

Minerals:

Manganese 0 mg
Calcium 7 mg
Magnesium 2 mg
Phosphorus 5 mg
Zinc 0 mg
Fluoride 0 mcg
Copper 0 mg
Sodium 58 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 14 m
g

Green Beans with Artichoke Hearts

Sunday, 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.

More Information:

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

Apple Raisin Crisp

Tuesday, 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

Apple Oatmeal Crisp

Sunday, 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

Sugared Sweet Potatoes

Monday, December 1st, 2014
sugared sweet potatoes

Sugared Sweet Potatoes

The holiday season is upon us. We present a holiday side which is naturally vegetarian but can easily become vegan by substituting vegan margarine for the traditional butter. However you choose to make it, it still tastes marvelous and is simple to prepare.

Ingredients:

1-1/3 tbsp unsalted butter or vegan margarine

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

1/8 tsp salt

1-1/3 tbsp brown sugar, packed firmly

1 lb sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into .5 in. thick slices

Directions:

Place sweet potatoes in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover saucepan and steam 12-15 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Remove steamer basket from saucepan. Meanwhile, melt butter or vegan margarine in a heavy nonstick skillet over low heat. Stir in brown sugar, cinnamon and salt. Add cooked sweet potatoes to skillet and toss to coat. Serve hot.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 150; % Calories From Fat 24%; Total Fat 4g; Saturated Fats 2.5g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 1g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.2g; Cholesterol 10mg; Sodium 120mg; Total Carbohydrates 28g; Dietary Fiber 3.8g; Sugar 12g; Protein 2.3g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.12 mg
Vitamin B12 0.008 mcg
Vitamin K 3 mcg
Vitamin A 22000 IU
Niacin B3 1.7 mg
Pantothenic Acid 1 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.12 mg
Vitamin C 22 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0.33 mg
Vitamin E 0.92 mg
Choline 16 mg

Minerals:

Manganese 0.6 mg
Magnesium 31 mg
Calcium 50 mg
Zinc 0.37 mg
Phosphorus 63 mg
Copper 0.19 mg
Fluoride 0.14 mcg
Selenium 0.33 mcg
Sodium 120 mg
Potassium 550 mg
Iron 0.83 mg

Vegetable Rice

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

There are times when a one pot meal is just fine, particularly when time is of the essence. This vegan and vegetarian one pot wonder is one of those meals. The starch, protein, and vegetables are all in one cooking utensil. And it is so delicious.

Ingredients:

2 cups Italian style peeled tomatoes, chopped

1 small onion, finely chopped

1/2 lb mushrooms, finely chopped

1 red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped

1 cup long-grain rice

1/4 tsp cayenne

1 tbsp vegan margarine

1/2 tsp salt (optional)

1 cup celery, finely chopped

1/4 lb broccoli, finely chopped

1 cup water

1 cup vegetable stock

Directions:

Combine stock, water, and half the salt in a saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in rice and return to a boil. Immediately reduce heat to low. Cover saucepan and simmer 20-25 minutes, or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and set aside. While rice is cooking, melt margarine in a heavy nonstick skillet over medium heat. Sauté onion 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently, or until softened. Add
mushrooms and sauté 4 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, bell pepper, celery, and broccoli. Simmer 10 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften Season with cayenne and remaining salt. Stir rice into vegetables and cook until heated throughout.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 170; % Calories From Fat 23.3%; Total Fat 4.4g; Saturated Fats 2.1g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 1.2g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.6g; Cholesterol 0.0 mg; Sodium 440mg; Total Carbohydrates 28g; Dietary Fiber 5g; Sugar 8.2g; Protein 6.3g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.24 mg
Vitamin K 60 mcg
Vitamin A 1800 IU
Vitamin E 2 mg
Pantothenic Acid 1.9 mg
Vitamin B6 0.46 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.38 mg
Choline 44 mg
Vitamin D 12 IU
Vitamin B12 0.006 mcg
Vitamin C 73 mg
Niacin B3 5.5 mg

Minerals:

Sodium 440 mg
Zinc 1.2 mg
Copper 0.48 mg
Calcium 82 mg
Iron 3.3 mg
Manganese 0.5 mg
Magnesium 44 mg
Phosphorus 150 mg
Fluoride 66 mcg
Potassium 780 mg
Selenium 12 mcg

Mashed Pumpkin with Nutmeg

Monday, October 1st, 2012

The feel of fall is in the air in the upper regions of the northern hemisphere which means the pumpkins are ready to eat. This low calorie, low or no cholesterol, low sodium dish is an excellent side dish for that fall meal. Substitute vegan margarine for the butter and the vegetarian dish transforms into a vegan side.

Ingredients:

1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

1/8 tsp salt

3/4 oz unsalted butter or vegan margarine

1 lb pumpkin, peeled and cut into pieces

Directions:

Place pumpkin in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover pan and steam 10 minutes or until soft. Mash with a fork or potato masher. Add nutmeg, butter and salt to taste. Stir until smooth.

Serves 4

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 37; % Calories From Fat 99.7%; Total Fat 4.1g; Saturated Fats 2.6g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 1.1g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.2g; Cholesterol 11mg(vegetarian version, zero for the vegan version); Sodium 75mg; Total Carbohydrates 0.1g; Dietary Fiber 0g; Sugar 0g; Protein 0.1g.

More Information:

Vitamins:

Thiamin B1 0.00084 mg
Vitamin K 0.46 mcg
Vitamin A 130 IU
Vitamin E 0.12 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.0055 mg
Vitamin B6 0.00062 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.0019 mg
Choline 0.96 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin C 0.019 mg
Vitamin B12 0.0085 mcg
Niacin B3 0.0048 mg

Minerals:

Sodium 75 mg
Zinc 0.0088 mg
Copper 0.0031 mg
Calcium 1.8 mg
Iron 0.026 mg
Manganese 0.0085 mg
Magnesium 0.5 mg
Phosphorus 1.6 mg
Fluoride 0.17 mcg
Potassium 2.6 mg
Selenium 0.055 mcg