Tag Archives: carrots

Honey Roasted Carrots by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on Food Tube

capture_22122014_144758Hugh roasts rough cut large carrots with canola (rapeseed) oil and sesame seeds.  Then he plates them, and coats them with a sauce made with orange zest, orange juice, raisins, and honey, and toasted almonds and chopped parsley.  This is a delicious and healthy side dish or appetizer.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Hearty Lentil Loaf by Chef AJ and Dr. Matt

capture_03122014_144808Do you like meatloaf for dinner or on a sandwich?  Chef AJ shows how to make a very healthy alternative to a traditional meatloaf.  She only needs a food processor and an oven.  However, she did use a coffee grinder to create a powder from sun dried tomatoes packaged without oil, which she uses as a seasoning.  This recipe includes healthy grains and legumes, no salt, and no oil.  She uses oats instead of an egg to act as a binder.  It gets better after is sits for a day.  So, it can be a good make ahead dish.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Smoky Split Pea and Sweet Potato Soup by Whitney Lauritsen

capture_04112014_125414Whitney’s soup is filled with healthy ingredients and is very easy and economical to make.  This recipe can be made in a large pot or even a slow cooker for those who want to set it and forget it.  It’s healthy ingredients include vegetable broth, onions, carrots, celery, red bell pepper, garlic, dried oregano, smoked paprika, yellow split peas, sweat potatoes, bay leaf, green onions, frozen peas.  Whitney uses vegetable broth instead of oil to saute the vegetables.  As she suggests, you could add or substitute vegetables as you wish.  And, this is another recipe that can be made ahead for use later.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Pan-seared Tempeh in Lemon Caper Sauce, Garlic Mashed Potato and Roasted Vegetables by Chloe Coscarelli

capture_30102014_152414Chef Chloe demonstrates an easy to prepare and delicious meal.  Throughout the video, Chloe presents techniques for cooking the components of this meal.  From my point of view, the only thing missing from this video is Chloe preparing it together with some friends, all drinking glasses of wine.  Try making this meal yourself.  You’ll like  it. Continue reading

New England Glam Chowder by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

capture_28102014_154017Isa prepares a vegan version of the popular New England Clam Chowder using a mix of button and shitachi mushrooms as substitutes for the clams, and cashew cream for the dairy cream.  Add some other healthy ingredients, simmer the combination for a short while, and you have a delicious and inventive vegan soup.  This recipe looks luscious and hearty.  Try it.  It might become one of your favorites. Continue reading

3 Delicious Creamy Soups – Tomato, Carrot and Ginger, and Leak and Potato by Sara Lynn

capture_17102014_122424In this video, Sara Lynn demonstrates how to prepare three different soup recipes that are hearty, healthful, and delicious.  For those who prefer a completely vegan soup, the cheese, cream and sour cream Sara Lynn uses can easily be replaced by non-dairy alternatives.  Please notice how easy and similar the preparation is for each of these soups.  These soups can be made ahead and frozen for a quick meal later.  Enjoy.



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Latin Seitan Stew by Jill Echart

capture_10102014_114231This stew is loaded with a lot of different healthy fresh vegetables, quinoa and seitan.  This stew is a nutritional powerhouse, loaded with protein, anti-oxidants and vitamins.  As Jill lists the ingredients, she briefly describes its nutritional benefits.  This recipe makes a large amount, which can be made ahead and quickly heated and eaten later in the week.  And, it’s delicious.  Continue reading

Principles for Superb Salads by Jamie Oliver

capture_05102014_004706Salads are both healthy and delicious.  In this how-to video, Jamie Oliver shows some techniques for reducing the effort to making salads as well as ideas on how to kick them up in flavor.  He shows a basic simple dressing.  On this website, my goal is to continue to show video recipes on how to create tasty salad dressings without oil or raw eggs.  Salads are wonderful sides for a meal, or they can be the meal itself.  Enjoy them. Continue reading

Black Bean Soup by Michelle Johnson

capture_28092014_112945Here is a tasty black bean soup made with fresh vegetables and canned black beans.  Michelle chops and sautes onions, carrots, celery, garlic and spices.  Then she adds rinsed canned black beans and vegetable broth, and simmers the soup mixture.  Then she blends it, reserving some beans to add to her soup for texture after she blends it.  Easy to make.  Delicious.  And good for you. Continue reading