Month: November, 2005

Versatile Tofu for Vegans and Vegetarians

30 November, 2005 (17:50) | Soy Substitutes, Vegan Breakfasts, Vegan Main Dish, Vegetarian Main Dish | No comments

RECIPES: Tofu Omelet with Variations, Soy Quiche, Tofu Taco By Rae Udy The American Heart Association has established dietary guidelines recommending reducing cholesterol intake to less than three hundred milligrams per one thousand calories, not to exceed three hundred milligrams per day. Foods from plant sources like beans, grains, vegetables and fruits do not contain […]

Eat More Soy!

30 November, 2005 (17:27) | Soy Substitutes, Vegan and Vegetarian Sandwiches, Vegan Main Dish, Vegetarian Lunch Recipes, Vegetarian Main Dish, Vegetarian Soups | No comments

Recipes: Soy Burgers and Soy Stew By Rae Udy Nutrition experts are encouraging Americans to discover the nutritional value of soybeans. Each cup of cooked soybeans contains 22 grams of protein with no cholesterol. They are also high in iron, thiamine, vitamins A and E and calcium. Soy comes in different shapes, sizes and varieties. […]

Vegan Appetizers for the Holiday Season

27 November, 2005 (08:48) | Vegan Snacks, Vegetarian Appetizers, Vegetarian Holiday Menus | No comments

RECIPES: Tofu Herb Dip, Hummus, Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes By Rae Udy Appetizers and the busy Christmas holiday season were made for each other. For the next office party, pot luck or family get together why not bring a tray of bite-size healthy treats instead of sweets. Tofu Herb Dip surrounded by fresh carrots, celery, broccoli […]

Low-Fat Vegan and Vegetarian Holiday How-To’s

25 November, 2005 (15:34) | Vegan Main Dish, Vegetarian Main Dish | No comments

RECIPES: Vegan Asian Vegetable Stir Fry, Vegetarian Tofu Lasagna By Rae Udy The traditional holiday meal of turkey with all the trimmings contains between 4,500 to 7,100 calories, according to the Calorie Control Council. They estimate an average person will eat as much as three sticks of butter during the typical holiday meal. Vegans and […]

Cranberries Provide Great Taste and Nutrition For the Holidays

21 November, 2005 (19:25) | Salad and Salad Dressings, Vegetarian Desserts, Whole Grain Breads | No comments

RECIPES: Sandy’s Cranberry Salad, Cranberry Applesauce Loaf By Rae Udy Cranberries are a winter favorite and a standard for holiday meals. Fresh cranberries are rich in potassium, calcium and both vitamins A and C. They also provide a small amount of protein. Treat your family and friends to Sandy’s Cranberry Salad this holiday season. Look […]

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Favorites From Family

17 November, 2005 (11:54) | Salad and Salad Dressings, Vegan and Vegetarian Side Dishes, Vegetarian Holiday Menus, Vegetarian Main Dish, Whole Grain Breads | No comments

RECIPES: Misty Michelle’s Broccoli Baked Potatoes, Misty Dawn’s Nutty Apple Salad, Cranberry-Orange Bread By Rae Udy Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends and food. Holiday fun at our house is tongue-tasty and tongue-twisting. My daughters-in-law are both named Misty and my sister is Missy. I also have a friend named Misty and another named […]

Sprout A Winter Garden

14 November, 2005 (19:17) | Salad and Salad Dressings, Vegan and Vegetarian Sandwiches, Vegan and Vegetarian Side Dishes, Vegan Main Dish, Vegan Snacks, Vegetarian Appetizers, Vegetarian Main Dish | 1 comment

Recipes: How to Sprout, Sprout Salad and Sandwich ideas, Falafal (Fried Chickpea Balls) By Rae Udy When the weather gets cold it’s time to start a sprout garden. Sprouting dried beans, whole grains and seeds is a simple an inexpensive process that greatly increases the nutritional values. When sprouted, theses foods develop nutrients not present […]

Fall Smiles

14 November, 2005 (19:03) | Fall Pictures | No comments

Trenton, 4 1/2, at the computer. Aidan, 7 1/2, ready for drill tryout. Evan, 4 months, smiles at mom, Misty Michelle.

Soup Warms Up Body and Soul in the Cold Weather

10 November, 2005 (11:17) | Vegan Main Dish, Vegetarian Main Dish, Vegetarian Soups | No comments

RECIPES: Light Cream of Potato Soup, Vegetarian Minestrone By Rae Udy There is nothing more delicious or satisfying on a cold day than a bowl full of hearty, homemade soup. Soups warm the body and the soul while providing the perfect winter meal. Light Cream of Potato Soup is almost fat-free and contains less than […]

Its All About the Pie for Thanksgiving

9 November, 2005 (07:44) | Vegetarian Desserts, Vegetarian Holiday Menus | 2 comments

Pumpkin Pie, Coconut Pie Crust, Vanilla Cream Pie with variations By Rae Udy Thanksgiving is all about sharing with family and friends, but food is star for the day. It’s not the best thing for a health-nut to admit, but Thanksgiving is all about the pie for me. Pumpkin Pie is my favorite and Grandma […]