Tu-no Casserole

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This hearty casserole calls for garbanzo beans instead of tuna, and mushrooms instead of the traditional can of salt-heavy Cream of Mushroom Soup (has over 1,000mg sodium per can). Perfect for “comfort food” night. No-nut option as well. Ingredients Sauce: 2½ cups unsweetened, non-dairy milk ½ cup unsalted cashews (2 oz.) 1 teaspoon granulated onion […]

4-Bean Salad

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This salad is like a zesty 3-bean salad but with 4 types of beans, as well as corn, peas and red onion. The dressing is tangy and mildly spicy due to the garlic, mustard and cumin. A colorful salad perfect for all P’s: potlucks, parties or picnics! Salad ingredients: 3 cups cooked green beans (or […]

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

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While most hummus recipes call for olive oil and tahini (sesame seed paste), both of which are high in fat and calories, this recipe does not, making it low in fat but still high in flavor. Use as a dip for vegetables, a sandwich spread, or a topping for baked potatoes. Ingredients 1 medium-large red […]

Indian Dal Soup

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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 […]