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Chickpea-Brown Rice Veggie Burger by Shira Bocar

capture_25012015_131215Shira makes a delicious vegetarian burger with chickpeas and brown rice as the main ingredients.  This combination creates a perfect protein.  She adds shallots, garlic, parsley, and an egg for a binder.  Vegans can easily find an alternative to the egg in this recipe.  Shira likes to cook vegetable burgers on a hot pan instead of a grill to get a nice sear on both sides.  In this video, she wraps her burgers in lettuce with onions, roasted red peppers, and mustard for her condiment.  This burger recipe is very healthy and delicious.  Try it.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Vegan Mushroom Gravy by Julie Marie

capture_15012015_131914Julie Marie demonstrates how to make a healthy mushroom gravy without any oil or dairy.  She uses this gravy as a sauce over pasta layered on a bed of spinach.  It can also be used as a gravy on meatloaf, mashed potatoes, etc.  Continue reading

Basic Herbs Masterclass with Georgie Socratous

capture_24112014_132653In this video tutorial, Georgia describes the differences between soft herbs and woody herbs, when and how to add herbs to dishes and what to do with the stalks.  She describes how to include different herbs with different ingredients, and, she shows how to dry herbs. 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

Baked Eggplant Parmesan by Dani Spies

capture_23102014_131437In this video recipe, Dani bakes her eggplant instead of frying it, which eliminates a lot of calories from frying.  She uses 3 dairy cheeses, a ricota mixture with an egg, parmesan, and mozzarella.  All three of those dairy cheeses and egg binder can be replaced with non dairy alternatives and an egg substitution.  This is a great basic candidate for an easy recipe makeover, replacing all the animal products with vegan alternatives.  This is an easy and delicious recipe to make, and it can be made ahead for use later in the week.  With the vegan substitutions, it is also a low fat and healthy recipe. Continue reading

Vegetarian Chili Recipe by Jason Hill

capture_29092014_115011In this video, Chef Jason Hill shows how to combine several vegetables and beans to make a delicious vegetarian chili.  If you’d like the texture of ground meat in your chili, you can easily add vegan soy crumbles that resemble ground meat.  Jason tops his chili with sour cream and cheese, for which there are commercial vegan substitutes available in most large supermarkets.   This is an easy to make, delicious and healthy chili recipe.  Try it. Continue reading

White bean and vegetable soup by Gordon Ramsay

capture_20092014_114958This recipe is from his new cookbook, “Gordon Ramsay’s World Kitchen”.  It’s simple, healthy and delicious.  This soup gets better as it sits in the refrigerator.  It’s a great “make ahead” recipe.  With vegetable stock, and vegan feta or parmesan cheese, this recipe is completely vegan, low fat, and healthy.  The way he serves it with very little broth, it’s almost like a stew. Continue reading

Harissa Tahini Romaine Wraps by Jenné Claiborne

capture_17092014_084016Jenne prepares a one dish recipe, creating a healthy filling that can be used in a lettuce wrap or in a more classic salad.  The fillings main ingredients are quinoa, chickpeas, black beans and carrots.  Jenne also creates a “harissa tahini” dressing, which is basically some harissa (a Tunisian favorite spicy condiment) combined with tahini.   Jenne pours her harissa tahini mixture over the filling on romaine lettuce leaves and over a salad made with lettuce and her filling mixture.   This recipe is very easy to make and it’s very healthy and delicious. Continue reading