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Keto Dinner Party Lasagne

Using up those summer veggies while doing a Keto diet can be a challenge! I call this Dinner Party Lasagne because this is a little high in the carbs for day to day Keto, but if you "carb up" or want a healthy carb splurge, here you are.

Creamy Roasted Vegetable Sauce with Tomatoes

Hi summer? Feel like the sorcerer's apprentice with the influx of summer veggies? Here's your cure!

Quick Minestrone

If you are in a hurry, you can just use canned beans and increase the vegetable broth to 6 cups. The cannellini beans can be made the day before, stored in their broth and used when you make your soup. This is how this becomes a "quick" minestrone.
In the winter/spring I use frozen green beans and canned tomatoes from my summer garden and fresh chard which grows like a blessing all year round. In the summer, in goes the ubiquitous zucchini. This quick minestrone has about 7 servings of veggies in each bowl!

Mushroom Gravy - serving size: 1/4 cup

Chanterelles are wonderful in this gravy. If you can't find chanterelles, use creminis

Vegan Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

ADAPTED FROM VEGNEWS.COM: I changed the recipe, adding 50% more melted chocolate as a swirl along with 2 Tbsp of peanut butter, also swirled in. Original recipe had too little of a chocolaty taste and too much taste of the cream "cheese".

Vegan Moroccan Harira

Vegetarian Times Recipe
I made it exactly as ingredients dictated. NI is correct for the recipe on the webpage

Fakin Bacon Salad

pecans, apples, tomatoes and scallions fill this salad with many different tastes. 1 Tbsp Miso balsamic dressing tops it

Giant Vegan Ginger Girl Cookies

from recipe page

Vegan Boston Brown Bread

This moist, slightly sweet, dark bread is a snap to make. The cornmeal gives it a lovely grainy texture. This bread proves once again that eggs are completely superfluous to most baked goods. All hail baking soda and vinegar!

Incredible! (2 ratings)
Vegan Mexican Scramble

Spicy vegan sausage scrambled with veggies and "egg like" silken tofu satisfy a spicy, eggy craving

Roasted Tomato Sauce, Old Italian Style

This sauce uses an ancient technique of adding stale bread to roasted tomatoes, onions and garlic to create a thick, creamy texture, negating the need to peel the tomatoes: this is a delicious twist on your regular tomato sauce

Vegan Sage Butter

Olive oil and Earthbalance, Sage, salt and pepper. Delicious!

Incredible! (4 ratings)
Seitan BBQ Riblets

this is an adaptation from fatfreevegan blog which she adapted from another recipe. To find these go to and type in Seitan Ribz

Cardamom, Poppy Seed Crumble Coffee Cake

Not low calorie. Sinfully, veganly delicioius

Incredible! (1 rating)
Maca Shake

a nice way to take maca powder; blending it up with Dagoba hot cocoa, unsweetened frozen blueberries and light soy milk

Very Good (106 ratings)
Butternut Squash Risotto with Greens

Rich, creamy rice studded with healthy squash and greens make a hearty side dish or a vegetarian entree.


vegan cheeze sauce altared from Veganomicon

Home made Breadcrumbs

..because the ones in the SP database are so not accurate for salt content!

Spicy Pumpkin Apple Soup with Coconut Milk

Wonderfuly rich, warming, vegan, winter soup

Incredible! (1 rating)
Guacamole, a Guilt-free Bowlie

Lots of other things stretch out this guacamole into more of a side salad/dip. This is a personal serving size. Multiply as needed

Vegan Low Fat Pumpkin Pie with Phyllo Crust

Rich and dense, sweet and spicy, this low fat and vegan alternative to traditional Pumpkin Pie will leave you satisfied

Very Good (3 ratings)
vegan mashed potatoes

total comfort food

Vegan Creamed Spinach Soup

Easy, creamy soup with a protein punch

Spinach Potato Knishes

V w/a V recipe modified

Incredible! (1 rating)
Slow Cooker African Sweet Potato Stew with variations

This is a variation of a sparkpeople-posted recipe by AZIEBART, subbing 1/3 butternut squash for 1/3 of the Sweet Potato, doubling the peanut butter and cutting the quantity down to 4 servings

Veggie Brown Rice

this is the tasty base for Veggie Burgers

Basic Vegan Breakfast Hash

Add whatever protein you'd like: Seitan, vegan sausages, tofu, beans. This is the base. Get 100% of your B vitamins at breakfast!

Beans and Greens with Tomatoes and Potatoes

More of the summer garden in a bowl

Maple Lemonade

Good for replacing electrolytes on a fasting day

Italian Red Lentil Soup

Using up Italian Red Lentils in Separate Recipe

Asian Veggie Stirfry

five spice powder and coconut milk blend in harmony in this dish

Vegan Peach Upsidedown Cake

This is not weightloss food! Rich, decadent, delicious and vegan

Olive Garlic Croutons

Using Kalamata olives instead of Parmesan, lends that sharp taste and stays Vegan

Very Good (1 rating)
Italian Red Lentils

Influenced by Vegan Italiano by Donna Klein

Garlic Tomato Green Beans

recipe influenced by Vegan Italiano by Donna Klein

Very Good (1 rating)
Garlic Rosemary Mashed Potatoes

Another recipe influenced by Vegan Italiano

Vegan Pesto

It's finally basil in the garden season!

Vegan Cornbread

An adaption from Isa's recipe on

Very Good (4 ratings)
Chick mmm salad

Vegan mock whatever salad.

Very Good (1 rating)
Vegan Protein Smoothie

Perfect meal or dessert for a hot summer day

Artichoke Hearts With Fresh Peas and Lemon

Another ode to Donna Klein. This is a side dish turned into a complete meal

Very Good (6 ratings)
Baked Falafel

cut much of the fat out by using only 2tsp olive oil and a combo of frying and baking

Incredible! (1 rating)
Pasta Salad with Cilantro Pesto (Vegan)

Note: NI does NOT include the cilantro pesto. That is a separate recipe.

Very Good (4 ratings)
Vegan Cilantro Pesto

This dairy-free pesto comes from a member who lives in the heart of cilantro country--northern California. You'll love it.

Low Fat Huevos Rancheros with Mango Salsa

This recipe uses egg whites in place of whole eggs and is a fiesta of color and flavor!

Very Good (3 ratings)
Baba Ghanouj

Adapted from The Mediterranean Vegan Kitchen

Vegan Raviolis with tomato vegetable sauce

This is NOT a vegan recipe if you use the Quorn grounds. Sub a vegan protein source if desired

Chard with Butternut Squash and Garlic

My Chard is starting to's the .let's get creative with Chard. season

Eggplant couscous rollups with mint

This is my own revision of a Donna Klein recipe from The Mediterranean Vegan Kitchen, my favorite cookbook. I have omitted the olive oil completely and therefore slimmed it down quite a bit.

Beans in a Bottle

From the Mediterranean Vegan Kitchen by Donna Klein

Very Good (6 ratings)
Lentil Brown Rice Veggie Burgers (Vegan)

So Yummy! You can skip the burgers and just eat as is.

Red Lentil Soup with Lime

Adapted from Deborah Madison's Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone

Soy Sausage Veggie Pizza with homemade crust

A pizza with fresh ciabatta dough and shredded parmesan instead of mozzerella makes it calorie-friendly

Very Good (1 rating)
Spanikopita (low fat)

By using Spectrum EVOO spray, and cutting back on the cheese, this dish is pretty rich for the calories

Vegetarian Egg(white) Foo Young

revised to sub egg whites for whole eggs. Lighter, 0 cholesterol

Vegetarian Spring Rolls

NI is for 2 rolls per serving

Mexican Rice, Seitan and Veggies over Salad Greens with Guacamole

Seitan is sauted with cumin, tossed with roasted veggies and rice, then topped with a very rich guacamole for those days that you just have to have something a little extravagant