Lentil Pasta With Red Pepper Polenta

It is dinner time, and there is no time.  Lentil Pasta With Red Pepper Polenta is ready in 30 minutes, and the flavor combination of the red pepper polenta with the pasta is amazing.  It is definitely a crowd pleaser, and vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Crispy Tofu Bites

When I initially made these Crispy Tofu Bites, I was intending to serve them as an appetizer with Red Hot Chili Sauce.   That worked out well–they are flavorful and crunchy without all the baggage that goes with typical snacks and appetizers.  As we were enjoying them, it was clear that they were very similar to chicken nuggets, and that they would also be perfect for a main dish.  Quick and easy with only 4 ingredients, they are also vegan, gluten free and dairy free.  Enjoy!

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Black Bean Rotini Pasta

Are you always looking for a filling and flavorful dish that not a major carbohydrate overload?  I think that this is it.   Black Bean Rotini Pasta is a pasta that has extra protein from the black beans,  not all the carbs that you will find in standard flour based pasta and contains 14 grams of protein and 15 grams of fiber in each serving!   That is so healthy, it almost seems like it couldn’t possibly be pasta.  I added vegetables, artichokes, peppers, kale and leeks and a basic red sauce to give it some yummy and topped with Trader Joe’s vegan mozzarella cheese.  Seriously, ready in less than 30 minutes, it was better than I could have imagined.

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Cauliflower Crust Vegetable Pizza Salad Platter

Cauliflower Crust Vegetable Pizza Salad has all the tasty goodness and all the healthy ingredients!  There are so many variations of pizza, and somehow, none of them are bad.  The challenge for pizza lovers is to find a pizza recipe that is healthy, vegan, gluten free, dairy free and also delicious.  Here it is.

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Broccoli Mushroom Tetrazzini

Fall is coming, and we need quick and easy dinners that are also healthy and delicious.  Broccoli Mushroom Tetrazzini is that, ready in 40 minutes, delightfully satisfying, tasty and healthy.  For the pasta, I used Trader Joe’s Red Organic Lentil Sedanini (not sponsored), although you can use any gluten free pasta that you have on hand.  The lentil pasta is a refreshing change from the standard flour pastas that I typically use– it actually tasted like lentils, and was yummy.  This dish is vegan, gluten free and dairy free, of course.

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