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Eat to Live Recipes

I'm collecting recipes that adhere to the nutritarian way of eating as prescribed by Dr. Joel Fuhrman in his book Eat to Live i.e. whole unprocessed ingredients, 90% vegan, low fat, and nutrient dense. Basically, a plant-based diet.

(25 Recipes) Created by EARTHSEAME

Recipes in this Collection

Chocolate Orange Cake - Very Low Fat
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

While it's not as light as a normal cake, the denseness contributes to the dark chocolate feel. It sparkles throughout with the taste of orange, and because it's not a super-sweet cake, the icings provide just the right accent without being cloying.

Submitted by FANTABULOUS777

Carbs: 48.3g | Fat: 1.2g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 180.6
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

Submitted by CHEDISKY

Carbs: 17.7g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 3.6g | Calories: 115.8
(no ratings)

Submitted by LIONHEART57

Carbs: 7.2g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 50
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Yummy homemade strawberry sorbet recipe I saw in the New York Times a few months ago. This is excellent with any fruit. Just subsitute 16 oz. of other frozen fruit for the strawberries (i.e. raspberries, blueberries, etc.) I put this in as 4 servings, but it could easily be more as it makes quite a bit.

Submitted by BEARSROCK

Carbs: 23.9g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 94.7
Vegan Taco Soup
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

Mmmm Yummy!! Eat until your full without guilt!

Submitted by DANIBUG22

Carbs: 46.8g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 12.4g | Protein: 11.5g | Calories: 235.7
Very Good 4.8/5
(5 ratings)

These go great with Tempeh Tacos and make a nice meal that tastes good and fills you up.


Carbs: 29.9g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 5.8g | Protein: 8.8g | Calories: 160.6
Vegan Wide Bean Thread Noodle Salad
(no ratings)

This recipe can also be made with almost any other kind of noodle. Make with Bean Thread or Rice Noodles to keep the recipe gluten-free.

Submitted by EARTHSEAME

Carbs: 88.8g | Fat: 9.4g | Fiber: 7.1g | Protein: 7.3g | Calories: 454.8
Low Fat, Vegan White Bean and Spinach Soup
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

This soup is perfect for those who are eating a plant-based diet like Joel Fuhrman's Eat to Live.

Submitted by EARTHSEAME

Carbs: 30.5g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 9g | Protein: 8.2g | Calories: 161.2
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

Try this with your favorite vegetables.

Submitted by EARTHSEAME

Carbs: 59g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 12.9g | Protein: 13.7g | Calories: 289.5
Very Good 4.5/5
(4 ratings)

This is a classic vegetarian Indian dish adapted from a Madhur Jaffrey recipe by Zeke Koch on recipezaar. Yum -- and so healthy.

Submitted by ITSHALFFULL

Carbs: 32g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 6.8g | Protein: 6.7g | Calories: 186.3
Low-Fat Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Very Good 4.6/5
(18 ratings)

This super-delicious chickpea spread is perfect as a dip for veggies; spread on whole wheat/whole grain toast or bagel and with thin cucumber slices; spread a thin layer on a wrap, add a light sprinkling of feta cheese, then add romaine, thin cucumber strips and three coarsely chopped kalamata olives - roll and enjoy!

Submitted by LONESTARGIRL1

Carbs: 10.8g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 72.8
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

Cheap, flavourful, filling, quick, easy and healthy. Checks ALL the boxes!


Carbs: 36.7g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 8.6g | Protein: 9g | Calories: 210.4
Very Good 4.3/5
(3 ratings)

This recipe is from 125 Best Vegetarian Slow Cooker Recipes by Judith Finlayson. I highly recommend it.

Submitted by LIV2RIDE

Carbs: 44.3g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 7.6g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 232.1
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Adapted from Veganomicon. I cut the chili powder from 3 T to 1 T, omited the 1 T mustard, and substituted 2 T brown sugar for 3 T maple syrup.

Submitted by ELLEBELLE21

Carbs: 19.6g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 4.7g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 112.7
(no ratings)

Great on the Chickpea Cutlets from the same book.

Submitted by RDY2BTHIN84

Carbs: 2.5g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 28.7
Very Good 4.6/5
(18 ratings)

Hearty, healthy and delicious. Meat eaters love this too!!

Submitted by TREEHUGGER73

Carbs: 13.8g | Fat: 8.5g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 8.9g | Calories: 162
(no ratings)

Yummy with Tofu and Kale

Submitted by PATTYOK

Carbs: 9.2g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 109.6
Baked Falafel
Very Good 4.1/5
(58 ratings)

Use all chickpeas if you don't have fava beans. If you use canned beans, the sodium levels will be higher so omit the salt.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 15.2g | Fat: 4.7g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 4.3g | Calories: 99.7
Summer Vegetable Chili
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)

A light chili that uses up all those zucchini and squash growing in your garden.

Submitted by EARTHSEAME

Carbs: 28.9g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 9.3g | Protein: 8.9g | Calories: 170.9
Easy Hummus Wrap
(no ratings)

Easy and fulfilling


Carbs: 37.5g | Fat: 17.3g | Fiber: 8.8g | Protein: 8.3g | Calories: 304
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