• Authentic Mexican Recipes: Oil-Free Plant-Based Vegan Dishes

    Mexican Cooking centers around simple ingredients: corn, rice, beans, peppers, and avocado.  Authentic Mexican recipes focus on fresh flavors.  Tortillas are used to make tacos, enchiladas, and tostadas.  Dried chili peppers make smoky, spicy salsas.  Cilantro and lime add bright finishes that make you feel like your soaking up the sun on a warm Oaxacan

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  • Vegan Cream of Broccoli Super Soup

    Easy  |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 20 minutes |  Yield: 8 cups The pure, natural flavor of broccoli shines in this easy, fat-free soup.  The trick to this dairy-free,  gluten-free recipe is creamy white cannellini beans.  They are pureed into the soup for rich texture and healthy protein and fiber.  If you like this,

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  • Quinoa Fiesta Bowl with Beans, Pico de Gallo, and Avocado Lime Dressing

    Medium |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 30 minutes |  Yield: 4 big bowls Mexican toasted quinoa, stewed black beans, fresh Pico de Gallo and oil-free Avocado Lime Dressing come together in this delicious bowl.  This is an explosion of flavors and textures!  Serve over crunchy Romaine lettuce for a satisfying, gluten-free, plant-based meal.  If

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  • Black Beans, Pinto, Mayo Coba, Giant Lima, and More: 16 Delicious Oil-Free Vegan Bean Recipes

    Black Beans, Pinto, Mayo Coba, Giant Lima, and More: 16 Delicious Oil-Free Vegan Bean Recipes Did you know:  For every 20g of beans you eat (that’s only about a tablespoon), you might live 6% longer. They are a healthy source of plant-based protein, loaded with heart-healthy fiber, and provide other key nutrients like iron and

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  • Step Two: Add Some Beans, An Easy Change towards a Healthy, Plant-Based Life

    My second , 5-minute “Get Healthy” Simple Step:  Add Some Beans Pop question: How many beans do you need to eat to live longer? 1/4 cup? 1 cup? 1 pound? Answer: For every 20g of beans you eat (that’s only about a tablespoon), you might live 6% longer. That’s because beans are a healthy source

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  • Vegan Southwest Sweet Potato Lasagna

    Advanced |  Servings: 8 |  Ready In: 90  minutes |  Yield: one 9×9 square pan This vegan lasagna is everything you want it to be:  smoky, sweet, and incredibly comforting.  Made with layers of sweet potato “noodles”, Macadamia Nut Ricotta “Geez!”, hearty beans and peppers, and an easy fire-roasted oil-free tomato sauce — the flavors

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  • Black Forest Brownies with Cherries and Coconut (Oil-Free, Date Sweetened)

    Black Forest Brownies with Cherries and Coconut – Healthy, Oil-Free, No Sugar Added Chocolate Vegan Baking Dessert Recipe Medium |  Servings: 12 |  Ready In: 70 minutes |  Yield: one 9 x 9 pan Chocolate, cherries, and coconut come together for a flavor twist on a classic recipe in these Black Forest Brownies. Oil-free and

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  • Italian Winter Minestrone Soup

              Medium |  Servings: 5 |  Ready In: 25 minutes |  Yield: 8 cups Hearty minestrone soup brings simple Italian flavor to whatever vegetables are in season.  This winter version  uses hearty Swiss chard, potatoes, and red kidney beans.  You can “clean out the fridge” with any vegetables in this fat-free,

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  • Easy Gluten-Free, Vegan Black Bean Cakes

      Easy|  Servings: 5  |  Ready In: 20 minutes  |  Yield: 10 cakes These gluten-free, vegan black bean cakes are a cinch to make and great for protein-packed plant-based snacking.  Make a big batch of this healthy, oil-free, easy recipe and freeze extras for a travel-friendly lunch.  Serve with Guajillo salsa and top with Guacamole

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