• Spicy Calabrian Style Whole Wheat Pasta Shells

    Medium |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 15  minutes |  Yield: 8-10 cups Small, spicy red cherry peppers are traditional to this Calabrian-style pasta recipe. Whole wheat pasta shells add satisfying texture and healthy plant-based, vegan protein. Enjoy this for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.  If you like this, you’ll also love Pasta ‘alla Norma’:

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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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  • Whole Wheat Orzo Ratatouille Vegetable Pasta Salad

    Medium |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 35 minutes |  Yield: about 6 cups Summer’s freshest vegetables come together with healthy whole wheat orzo in this satisfying oil-free French pasta salad.  This makes a great plant-based dish for a picnic or serve at a summer party as a vegan side.  Enjoy with Grilled Asparagus Kalamata

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  • Vegan Italian Stuffed Artichokes

      Medium |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 75  minutes |  Yield: 4 artichokes Stuffed artichokes are a traditional Italian family food, and this version is a vegan twist on a classic Chef Lidia Bastianich recipe.  A simple dairy-free, oil-free mixture of whole wheat bread crumbs, lemon, and pine nuts highlights the subtle sweetness of

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  • Blueberry Buckwheat Pancakes

      Medium |  Servings: 5 |  Ready In: 25 minutes |  Yield: 20 pancakes Hearty buckwheat and juicy blueberries are a classic pairing in this healthy breakfast recipe.  Homemade vegan “buttermilk” adds a classic tangy note.  Kids and adults will devour these sugar-free, whole grain pancakes. Ingredients 1 ½ cup plain unsweetened almond milk (12 oz)

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  • Spelt Banana Walnut Bread – Oil-Free, No Refined Sugar or Syrup

      Medium |  Servings: 12  |  Ready In: 75 minutes |  Yield: 18 muffins, 2 big loaves, or 4 mini loaves Whole grain spelt adds nutty flavor, along with protein, fiber, and other key nutrients to this vegan, oil-free Spelt Banana Walnut Bread.  Dates bring natural sweetness without any refined sugar or syrup. This plant-based

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  • Zucchini Oat Bread – Oil-Free, No Refined Sugar or Syrup

      Medium |  Servings: 12  |  Ready In: 80 minutes |  Yield: 12 muffins, 1 big loaf, or 3 mini loaves When the peak of summer gives you a surplus of zucchini, it’s time to bake bread.  Cinnamon and nutmeg add interesting spice while oat flour creates a fluffier texture.  Toast this vegan, whole grain,

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  • Easy No-Yeast Irish Brown Bread – Whole Grain, Vegan Recipe

        Easy  |  Servings: 12 |  Ready In: 70 minutes |  Yield: one (9×5-inch) loaf This easy Irish Brown Bread doesn’t require any yeast, making for a quick loaf.  Traditionally using white flour, this healthy version uses whole grain oat flour for a slightly nutty flavor.  Vegan buttermilk adds a slight bite while flax

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