Sweet Potato-Black Bean Enchiladas

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While visiting a Mexican restaurant in Madison, Wisconsin, I ordered their Sweet Potato Enchiladas. Tasty, yes!  I decided to duplicate them at home, and even punch up the flavor and appearance a bit. Bring restaurant dining to your table! Print Recipe Sweet Potato-Black Bean Enchiladas Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   4-6  servings Ingredients 2 medium-large sweet potatoes …

Apple Crisp

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I prefer apples whole, fresh and crisp. But now and then, you simply have to celebrate fall. Print Recipe Apple Crisp Vegetarian, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   6 servings   Ingredients 6 cups peeled, cored and sliced apples (about 5-6)1 cup granulated sugar2 Tbsp. flour1 tsp. cinnamon Crumble Topping 1/2 cup flour1/2 cup butter, softened1/2 heaping cup oats1/2 cup brown sugar Makes:   6 …

Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad

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Got the lunch box blues?  You can make this the night before, but add the avocado before heading off to work. Print Recipe Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   about 3-1/2 cups   Ingredients 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, rinsed, drained2 ears corn, cooked, cut from cobb1/2 red bell pepper, diced1/2 …

Mediterranean-style Salad

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Need a new recipe for summer tomatoes? This is it – super simple and flavorful. Print Recipe Mediterranean-style Salad Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   about 3 cups   Ingredients 1 can (15 oz) garbanzo beans, rinsed, drained1 tomato, diced1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley2 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil2 Tbsp. …

Black Bean-Veggie Burgers

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Skip the expensive store-bought veggie burgers and make your own!  I have experimented with a lot of veggie burger ingredients, and this favorite combination holds together well and looks similar to a beef burger. Give it a try with your choice of toppers! Print Recipe Black Bean-Veggie Burgers Vegetarian, Nut Free, Soy Free Makes:   4  burgers Ingredients 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive …

Dark Chocolate Zucchini Bread

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Well, your mother told you to eat your veggies, so I’m trying to work with you. I fiddled with  a traditional zucchini bread recipe and tried to make it a little healthier with applesauce for half the oil, reduced sugar, and added dark chocolate to boost antioxidants. The result? Moist and chocolatey…I get many requests for this recipe. Print Recipe …

Rainbow Sandwich with Spicy Aioli

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This 5-minute Spicy Aioli works on just about any sandwich. Eat the colors of the rainbow in your sandwiches, salads, and smoothies. Fast, fresh, delicious. Print Recipe Rainbow Sandwich with Spicy Aioli Vegetarian, Soy Free, Nut Free, Dairy Free Makes:   2  sandwiches Ingredients 1/4 cup mayonnaise2 garlic cloves, mincedFew dashes cayenne pepper or minced serrano pepper to taste4 slices hearty bread of …

Homemade Ranch Dip

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So easy to make, and you can pronounce all the ingredients. Print Recipe Homemade Ranch Dip Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   Makes 1-1/2 cups   Ingredients 1 cup mayonnaise1/2 cup sour cream1 tsp. white vinegar1/2 tsp. dried parsley or 1-1/2 tsp. chopped fresh1 tsp. dried chives or 1-1/2 tsp. chopped fresh1/2 tsp. dried dill weed or 1 …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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Easy! And what an amazing roasted flavor. Even Brussels sprouts skeptics will go for this recipe. Print Recipe Roasted Brussels Sprouts Vegetarian, Vegan, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   6 to 8 servings   Ingredients 1-1/2 lbs. (about 4 cups) Brussels sprouts1-1/2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil3/4 tsp. salt1/2 tsp. garlic powder1/4 tsp. black pepper Makes:   6 to 8 servings   …