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Un-Split Pea Soup

This recipe is very similar to traditional split pea soup, but uses whole frozen peas instead, which makes for a quicker preparation. The addition of yams gives the soup a slightly sweet taste. 2 bags 10-oz. frozen green peas, thawed 2 cups water ½ cup water ½ large yellow onion, diced 2 ribs celery, diced…

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Greens & Beans Enchiladas

These scrumptious enchiladas skip the cheese in favor of fresh greens and bell pepper, as well as corn and beans, all topped with guacamole. ½ large yellow onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, diced ½ teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon oregano ½ teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 can diced tomatoes (or ½ box…

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Hoppin’ John with Avocado-Cucumber Dressing

Hoppin’ John, a southern U.S. dish featuring black-eyed peas, is traditionally eaten on January 1st to bring good luck in the New Year. In this version I use fennel and collard greens, and top it with a creamy avocado dressing. Ingredients 1 medium onion or shallot, chopped 1 bell pepper, seeded and diced 2 ribs…

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Spicy Root Vegetable Medley

This is a mildly spicy root vegetable dish that can be served at a holiday meal instead of mashed potatoes or au gratin potatoes, or anytime. 1.5 teaspoons ground coriander 1.5 teaspoons paprika 1.5 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1.5 teaspoons dried sage, minced fine 1 medium Yukon Gold potato, cut into 1-inch…

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Veggie Burgers with Salt-free Ketchup

These burgers use lettuce leaves in place of buns and are served with homemade, salt-free ketchup, sliced onions, avocado and tomatoes. Leftover burgers also taste great crumbled into a green salad or on top of a baked potato. ½ cup dried pearl barley or short grain brown rice 1 ¾ cups water if using barley,…

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Indian Dal Soup

This flavorful vegan soup is a crowd-pleaser, and contains no added salt or oil. 5 cups water ½-1 onion, diced 1 ½ teaspoons grated ginger 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon cardamom seed powder 1/2 teaspoon ancho chili powder 1 cup red lentils 1 15-ounce can no-salt garbanzo beans…

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Veggie Chili

This chili is made without meat, oil and salt, and uses canned beans, tomatoes and corn. After you have a big bowl of it, you won’t need a nap like you do with traditional chili made with meat and oil. This recipe is very easy when canned beans, diced tomatoes, and corn are used. If…

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