This is my interpretation of a recipe by Ami Ann Mackey, moderator of the Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Challenge on Facebook. It made an excellent light meal this warm weather night! It has wonderfully fresh flavors and you can spice it up or keep it mellow, depending on your preference.
Yield: 10 slices
1 tube pre-made polenta, sliced … Read more
In summer—or as soon as we can get outside without being rained upon—we make portobello burgers or simply add grilled marinated portobellos to a meal featuring other grilled veggies, like asparagus, zucchini, potatoes, red bell peppers, corn on the corn…you name it!
Marinated Portobello Mushrooms
2 portobello mushrooms
If making portobello burgers—>
—2 whole wheat hamburger buns
—1 red onion, … Read more
“Eatloaf”, vegan meatloaf, or whatever you like to call these savory loaves, they really make a meal special. This recipe is based on Rip Esselstyn’s Engine 2 “Grandpa’s Eatloaf”
. If you haven’t checked out his recipe books, now’s the time—they’re vegan, low fat, low sodium, and totally delicious.
Makes 2 loaves
This is a fast, easy, tasty, creamy, vegan dish. I make it for filling lunches and quickie dinners.
8 ounces whole wheat fettuccine or rigatoni noodles
2 cups fresh basil
1/2 cup pine nuts, toasted (optional, increases fat)
4-6 large garlic cloves, minced
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
1 tablespoon … Read more
My current favorite snack—a whole wheat pita pocket filled with baby spinach leaves, tomato slices, cucumber slices, a few slices of avocado, drizzled with balsamic vinegar. Oh my.
Does this need a recipe? Not really.
Hummus, slivered carrots, red bell peppers, fresh herbs…Invent! Enjoy!… Read more
Generally, I top my morning steel cut oats with half a chopped apple, a few chopped walnuts, two chopped dates, and a splash of plain almond milk. But lately, I’ve been wanting savory flavors, so I’ve been creating these, which always incorporate greens, and come in a variety of flavor profiles from around the world. Here’s my collection—
Steel … Read more