Vegan For Healthy Life

 

vegan diet consists of vegetables, grains, nuts, fruits and other foods made only from plants. … Vegan or not, a diet high in fruit and veg, and plant-based food is a good starting point for a healthy lifestyle.

 

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Green Lentil Curry Masabacha

“Masabacha is a thick stew that in this case serves as the backbone to a hearty and healthy breakfast bowl. But the real star here is the silky whipped tahini sauce, made by simply pureeing tahini and water with garlic and lemon juice until the mixture is transformed...

Slow-Cooker Vegan Chili

“Grab your crock pot for this hearty and easy vegan chili, which is chock-full of great-tasting and good-for-you ingredients, including pinto and black beans, red pepper, tomatoes and butternut squash. Once a little chopping is done, all you have to do is dump the...

Vegan Meatballs

“For these hearty and healthy vegan meatballs, we’ve swapped out the traditional ground beef and pork for protein-packed chickpeas and quinoa—without skimping on any of those Italian flavors that you look for in a classic meatball. Mushrooms up the umami factor, and a...

Beefless Vegan Tacos

“Take taco night in a new direction with these healthy vegan tacos. We’ve swapped crumbled tofu for the ground beef, without sacrificing any of the savory seasonings you expect in a taco. You can also use the filling in burritos, bowls, taco salads and to top...

Spicy Tomato Dip

“Serve this slow-cooker tomato dip warm with assorted vegetable dippers or toasted baguette slices.”Ingredients 1 (15 ounce) can no-salt-added tomato sauce 1 (14.5 ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained 1 medium onion, finely chopped ( ½ cup) ½ (6 ounce) can...

Vegan Mac & Cheese

“Mac and cheese no longer has to be off the menu if you don’t do dairy. A blend of hearty cauliflower, butternut squash, cashews and nutritional yeast gives this vegan macaroni and cheese the gooey, cheesy texture and flavor of traditional mac, without a bit of...

Roasted Vegetables with Gremolata

“Roasted vegetables are an easy side dish as they give you time to prepare the rest of your meal while they roast in the oven. This recipe is tossed with a citrusy dressing and then sprinkled with a fragrant gremolata of parsley, scallions, sun-dried tomatoes, and...

Jackfruit Sloppy Joes

“Meaty jackfruit makes these vegan sloppy Joes rich and filling. Jackfruit, a starchy tropical fruit, is mildly nutty and sweet, a blank canvas for a warm and spicy sauce like the one for this quick meat-free sandwich.”Ingredients 1 tablespoon canola oil ¾ cup finely...
Slow-Cooker Vegan Chili

Slow-Cooker Vegan Chili

“Grab your crock pot for this hearty and easy vegan chili, which is chock-full of great-tasting and good-for-you ingredients, including pinto and black beans, red pepper, tomatoes and butternut squash. Once a little chopping is done, all you have to do is dump the...

Sautéed Green Beans with Tomatoes, Mushrooms & Garlic

Sautéed Green Beans with Tomatoes, Mushrooms & Garlic

This versatile and easy side dish is a tasty way to showcase green beans. We boil the beans briefly before sautéing for perfectly crisp-tender vegetables that don’t get mushy.Ingredients 3 pounds green beans, trimmed 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 12 ounces...

Grissini

Grissini

Long, crispy, thin breadsticks like these grissini are laid right on the tablecloth at many Piedmontese restaurants. ” Ingredients 1¼ cups lukewarm water 2 teaspoons sugar 1 tablespoon active dry yeast 1¾ cups whole-wheat flour, preferably white-whole wheat (see...

Sautéed Broccoli with Peanut Sauce

Sautéed Broccoli with Peanut Sauce

Peanut butter, balanced with a little soy sauce and vinegar, makes a delicious and kid-friendly sauce for broccoli and other vegetables. Giving the broccoli a head start by steaming it before sautéing it with the other vegetables ensures that all the vegetables are...

Simple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Simple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts have surged in popularity recently and it’s easy to understand why. They’re high in nutrients while low in calories and can be prepared quickly in a variety of ways—baked, steamed, and even eaten raw! This simple side dish recipe serves up roasted...

Lemon-Marinated Baby Vegetables

Lemon-Marinated Baby Vegetables

A simple lemony-mustard marinade is all these vegetables need to showcase their amazing flavor. Be careful not to overcook delicate baby vegetables—they lose their lovely colors and fresh flavors.”Ingredients 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon...

Roasted Balsamic Vegetables

Roasted Balsamic Vegetables

These robust, seasoned vegetables pair beautifully with any quick-cooking entree. Try them with steak, chicken, pork chops, or salmon.”Ingredients 1 pound green beans, ends trimmed (if desired) 1 medium red onion, cut into thin wedges 2 cloves garlic, minced 2...

Vegan Mac & Cheese

Vegan Mac & Cheese

“Mac and cheese no longer has to be off the menu if you don’t do dairy. A blend of hearty cauliflower, butternut squash, cashews and nutritional yeast gives this vegan macaroni and cheese the gooey, cheesy texture and flavor of traditional mac, without a bit of...

Tropical Overnight Oats

Tropical Overnight Oats

“Loaded with coconut, pineapple and mango, this easy overnight oats recipe will transport you to the tropics. Meal-prep a big batch for ready-to-eat breakfasts throughout the week.”Ingredients ½ cup rolled oats (see Tip) ¾ cup unsweetened coconut milk beverage ¼ cup...

Vegan Sushi with Tomato “Tuna”

Vegan Sushi with Tomato “Tuna”

“For this sustainable vegan sushi, we swapped out tuna for tomato that gets a savory seafood flavor from seaweed, tamari and other umami-rich ingredients. The tomato “tuna” tops sushi rice and is finished with a dollop of spicy vegan mayo for nigiri that will delight...

Roasted Cauliflower & Walnut Dip

Roasted Cauliflower & Walnut Dip

This creamy roasted cauliflower dip has the texture of hummus but swaps chickpeas for roasted cauliflower and walnuts for tahini. A head of roasted garlic—which is cooked at the same time as the cauliflower—gives it great flavor.Ingredients 1 cup walnuts, plus toasted...