Tag: carrots

Do You Dig Juicing Fruits and Vegetables?

Back in October 2011, I watched the movie Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead. WHOA! Talk about INSPIRING! If you haven’t seen it, go watch it.  I’m not going to tell you what happens for fear of spoiling it.  I can say it’s all about people who have flipped their health from nasty to FANTABULOUS by drinking […]

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ROCKIN’ Vegetable Lasagna Recipe

Served this up at my husband’s 40th birthday party to a houseful of meat-lovers. EVERYONE was floored by its awesomeness.  I can’t wait to make it again. Enlist a kitchen helper to put this ROCKIN’ vegetable lasagna recipe together.  There’s nothing complicated about pulling it together, but it does take some time to get everything […]

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Black Eye Peas, Carrots and Collards

This is one of my family’s  favorite plant-based meals.  We have it once a week, well actually twice a week.  My husband and I enjoy the leftovers for lunch.  Anyhoo.  I typically whip up black eye peas, carrots and collards in the pressure cooker.  I’ve had several folks ask me how to make the wonderful […]

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Black Eye Peas, Carrots and Collards from a Pressure Cooker

I made something very similar to this not too long ago, but it didn’t have carrots in it.  Oh let me tell you, my friend, carrots with black eye peas, onions and collard greens are a match made in heaven.  A cornbread pancake on the side makes the meal just that much more fun.  My […]

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No Egg No Oil Carrot Muffins- STILL MOIST

My world of baking muffins and cupcakes has been shaken up a bit.  All my cooking life I’ve read eggs and oil are staple ingredients to baking muffin recipes.  Somewhere along the road, I learned oil could be substituted for applesauce, but the egg was still there holding the batter together.  Then, I’ve read of […]

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Brown Rice and Spanish Lentils Salad

If you like salads with a tangy dressing, this brown rice and lentil recipe is right up your alley.  My husband was all over this dish and went back for seconds. Try this whole foods plant-based recipe and let me know what you think. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Serves 6 2/3 cups dry Spanish Pardina Brown […]

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Roasted Vegetable Salad

Serves 4 1 large beet 2 carrots 1 parsnip 1 rutabaga 8 to 10 garlic cloves, peeled 2 tablespoons oil 4 – 6 cups Napa Cabbage, Bok Choi, Belgian endive Molasses-Mustard Vinaigrette salt and fresh ground pepper Heat the oven to 450ºF.  Lightly oil a half sheet pan. Peel and dice the beet, carrots, parsnip […]

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Sweet & Spicy Pickled Green Tomatoes

Oh my friend, let me tell you that you ain’t never had a pickled green tomatoes recipe like this one.  Well, maybe you have, but I haven’t.  I got the recipe over the phone from a farmer who said it was his grandmother’s recipe.  He said she was probably turning over in her grave because […]

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Yellow Split Pea Dahl

This is my first Indian dish.  And it’s not half bad. ;D  The whole reason I made it was to try the taste of yellow split peas.  I’ve not cooked any yellow split peas recipes before.  Yellow split peas, I’ve learned, are also called yellow lentils.  Lentils come in different sizes and colors: yellow, green, […]

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Peasant Soup

With a name like Peasant Soup, this recipe has got to be simple to cook.  Right?  Right! This chunky, broth soup is light and filling all at the same time.  I’ve never eaten such a flavorful soup made with so many budget friendly ingredients. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES makes about 6 servings 2 to 3 […]

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Traditional Coleslaw

“Coleslaw” comes from the Dutch koolsla, from kool cabbage + sla salad.  Defined as a simple salad made from sliced cabbage, but we all KNOW it’s not THAT simple, don’t we? Oh sure, slicing up the cabbage is easy.  Creating the dressing is the hard part!  Getting that balance of creamy, tangy sweetness to moisten […]

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