My favorite hummus from a store comes from the deli counter of a small local shop. The owner confidently states “If you come back for anything, it’ll be for the hummus.” He was right. The first thing you notice is the GARLIC. It punches you right in the face, but it’s absolutely delicious! I was […]
Many pesto recipes or store-bought products contain oil. If you are following a whole-food plant based diet (or the oil-free versions of plant-based like McDougall or Forks over Knives), sometimes called WFPBNO, you are healthfully and deliciously oil-free. So what about pesto? Yes, you can actually make an entirely delicious and pesto-tasting pesto that does […]
When switching to a low fat, no oil whole food plant based diet the salad dressings, sauces, and condiments can sometimes be a challenge. When oil is often a dominating element of the recipe, how do you substitute it? It’s easy to end up with a dressing that is too citrus or vinegar forward, or […]
Without doubt, this salad is my favorite to make and it’s a meal in itself. This Fattoush salad fills the plates with plants for the most part, but adds texture and a bit of carb in the form of crumbled flatbread or pita. It’s incredibly healthy, but won’t leave you feeling deprived in the least. […]
Juicing recipes are quick and easy to follow: just throw all of these ingredients in your juicer and you’re ready to go! You can prep everything in advance to make your juicing even more efficient. Super green juice: an energizing juice perfect for breakfast This green juice is amazingly healthy, and is energizing – so […]
This juicing recipe does not yield pretty looking juice, but it’s healthy and pretty tasty. I wondered what Bok Choy would taste like juiced, and it’s not too strong (reminiscent of celery).
This delicious tahini spread can be used in sandwiches and pitas, or for dipping vegetables. It’s incredibly versatile and delicious. The main flavors are lemon and garlic, along with the nutty taste of tahini. I came across this spread when I just started eating a plant-based diet. I purchased it at the store and fell […]
This salad has a variety of textures and flavors that will add variety to your plant-based diet. Not to mention it’s incredibly colorful, enough to brighten up the dreariest of afternoons. The carrots and fennel are crunchy, and blend with the soft and flavorful avocado. A bright ginger citrus tahini dressing pairs beautifully with the […]