We are in a time of a lot of mixed messages when it comes to our lives and our food choices are just one to add to the list. However, one thing is for sure we need to stay immune boosting healthy even when we are craving the comforts of a warm bowl of soup! So why not have both?
If you’re like me, the pasta cravings can hit hard. However, the rich, creamy, cheese-laden fillings and sauces don’t fall into my healthy-eating plans. I have a solution: Re-think classic stuffed shells with fiber-rich vegetables – no dairy needed.
Dinner doesn’t have to be a labor-intensive event this weekend. Let the flavors do the work in these recipes that are light on calories and prep.
This delicious recipe from Wheatsville Co-Op features traditional butternut squash with a savory and Vegan spin!
Flock to your nearest farmers market to find flavors like these! The following recipes feature inspired farm-to-table ingredients for healthy eating from home this summer…
This hearty dish features seasonal ingredients to fill you up without weighing you down. A delicious combination of whole wheat rotini, kale and beans provides fiber and protein, while the basil white wine vinaigrette packs a ton of flavor!
For vegans, vegetarians and even those going ‘gluten free,’ finding foods that fit your dietary needs can be challenging, but not impossible! Enter Mr. Natural, a specialty Austin bakery that’s been open since 1988…
Step inside the kitchens of Sysco Central Texas with Executive Chef Don Carr for a tasty lesson on gluten free, vegan friendly black bean burgers, nice and toasty coming off the grill!
Looking for a sweet, non-dairy treat for your tummy? We have a few in mind for you. Sweet Ritual in Austin serves up vegan treats at their shop. If you’ve never tried a scoop of their “ice creams,” then you need to stop in.
These cookies have everything you need: peanuts, chocolate, and oatmeal. Hold your applause! This recipe comes from the book Vegan Desserts in Jars by Kris Holechek Peters and makes 2 dozen cookies…
Hold onto your jars! Delicious desserts have a new home. With recipes for mouthwatering pies, decadent cakes, creamy puddings and more, you’ll learn how to serve these treats in an adorable single-person dish perfect for storing at home or serving at parties.
This super fun dish that screams ‘fall’ is also incredibly healthy! Chef Belinda Dernier of H-E-B Cooking Connections made her Candy Corn Chowder for Goodtaste cameras: gluten free, dairy free and vegan friendly! Plus, it tastes great…it’s too bad we don’t have Smell-O-Vision!
Boudro’s Texas Bistro on the historic San Antonio River Walk…it doesn’t get any better than that! Chefs Ivan and Manny add yet another inspired effort to Boudro’s gluten-free menu — a Black Bean Griddle Cake plated on a beautiful basque piperade, alongside a garbanzo roasted tomato avocado relish, and accompanied by rosemary potatoes, fresh plantains, and garnished with crispy green beans. Holy moly!