Category: Food

Vegetarian Pasta Recipe with Wild Mushrooms

Vegetarian Pasta Recipe with Wild Mushrooms vegetarian pasta

From ItalyThis pasta recipe with wild mushrooms really satisfies with its full, earthy taste.You can mix and mingle different mushrooms as you like for this pasta, but try that raw parmesan or soy cheese as parmesan substitute – it has a great taste and none of the cheese cholesterol and saturated fat.This is one of […]

Butternut Squash Casserole

Butternut Squash Casserole butternut squash casserole

Butternut squash casserole is a holiday specialty of the US Pacific Northwest, which is often known as cool and rainy but with beautiful wide green landscapes, mountains, and rivers.Our version of this delightful butternut squash recipe is vegan, which makes it lighter and healthier without skimping on the great taste!I use nutmeg, cloves, cinnamon and […]

Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Spicy Roasted Pumpkin Seeds spicy-roasted-pumpkin-seed

I like to make my roasted pumpkin seeds with a little Cajun spice mix and then dry-roast them in the oven until they fill the whole house with their great aroma.Pumpkin seeds are very healthy: they have been used over centuries to protect the prostate, improve bladder function, prevent osteoporosis and kidney stones, and work […]

Sweet and Spicy Nuts

Sweet and Spicy Nuts sweet and spicy nuts

From ThailandThese crunchy spicy nuts are yummy tidbits for anytime in between – and are sure to become everyone’s favorites. They also make great gifts when visiting friends.Serves: 6 – 8 / Ready in: 1 hrGreat for: healthy snack, veganIngredients for spicy nuts:1 tablespoon blackstrap molasses1 cup water2 teaspoons ground ginger1 teaspoon ground cardamom1 teaspoon […]

Vegan Lentil Soup With Vinegar – German Style

Vegan Lentil Soup With Vinegar – German Style lentil soup

From GermanyThis lentil soup is a one-pot dish that has a long tradition in Germany, and pretty much every family has their own specific recipe for lentil soup. Back home in North Germany we liked to eat it as a full entrée with lots of vegetables and sausage. Nowadays I make vegan lentil soup and […]

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Creamy Pumpkin Soup creamy pumpkin soup

This delicious pumpkin soup recipe has an exciting different twist with curry powder and coconut milk.Try something new with the all-time favorite and pleasantly surprise your party guests!The high amounts of carotenoids in pumpkin are linked to health-promoting activities, like a decrease in cancer and heart disease risk.The potent phytonutrients alpha-carotene and beta-carotene also help […]

Potato Soup with Mustard Greens

Potato Soup with Mustard Greens potato soup

A hearty potato soup recipe with mustard greens is a great starter or even a main dish on a cold day. This healthy soup recipe packs an additional nutrient-punch with the healthy greens.Potatoes are good against inflammation and for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol.Mustard greens are super greens with tons of antioxidants and cancer-fighting chemicals. […]

Tahini Dip With Ground Sesame Seeds

Tahini Dip With Ground Sesame Seeds tahini-dip

From Middle EastThis tahini dip is easy to make and highly nutritious. It uses ground sesame seeds and can be eaten with raw vegetable sticks, pita bread, whole wheat crackers, rice cakes, etc.Serves: 4 / Ready in: 30 minutes / Calories per serving (1 oz): 90Great for: raw, heart healthy, low cholesterol, healthy snack, low […]

Eggplant Dip

Eggplant Dip eggplant dip

From ThailandThis tasty roasted eggplant dip follows a traditional Thai recipe and benefits greatly from the lime, cilantro, and chili paste. The dip can be used with raw vegetable sticks, crispy rice cakes, pita bread, or any whole wheat crackers you prefer.Serves: 10 – 12 / Ready in: 1 hrGreat for: heart healthy, low cholesterol, […]