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Recipes I've Shared:

Lactose-Free Tamale Pie

Based off of Mama Pea's vegan recipe, found at

Lactose-Free Tamale Pie

Based off of Mama Pea's vegan recipe, found at

Lactose-Free Broccoli Cheese Pasta Bake

Adapted from

Carly's Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are NOT low-fat, but they're very tasty1

VT's Baba Ghanoush

From the July/August 2011 Issue

Carly's Tabbouleh

Adapted from a Cooking Matters recipe

Cooking Matters Apple Crisp

This is amazing on its own, or with plain greek yogurt for a comforting snack.

Carly's Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Baked Oatmeal

Really simple, easy and delicious - change out the eggs for egg substitute, the sugar for splenda, and the results are just as tasty!

Carly's Eggplant Moussaka

Adapted from Cara's Cravings version

Carly's Lemon Pasta

Adapted from the Pioneer Woman's Baked Lemon Pasta

Incredible! (1 rating)
Carly's Hummus-Roasted Veggies

A really simple way to jazz up plain old veggies and add in a little protein as well!

Carly's 2nd Avenue Vegetable Korma

From "Appetite for Reduction" by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Ev's non-vegan Bistro Broccoli Chowder

Adapted from Appetite for Reduction by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Incredible! (1 rating)
Carly's Veggie Meatloaf

adapted from

Janetha's Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake

doubled from
umpkin-protein-shake/ to serve two


A healthier way to enjoy the traditional Amish Friendship Bread!

Carly's SF Broccoli Salad

adapted from

Very Good (2 ratings)
Mexican-Style Anasazi Beans

Anasazi beans are similar to a pinto bean, and are a good source of iron, calcium and protein.

Carly's Baked Oatmeal

This is a really delicious alternative to that boring bowl of oats. Not only can it be prepped beforehand in no time, but it can be eaten hot or cold, on its own or in a bowl with some milk and brown sugar (should you desire).

For a change of pace, add in mashed banana, apple, berries, raisins, nuts or chocolate chips - the possibilities are endless!

Note: if using sugar-free applesauce instead of apple butter, up the Splenda to 1 1/2 cups. This can also be prepped beforehand and refrigerated overnight, then baked.

Peanut Roasted Chickpeas


Thai-Style Noodle Salad

The beauty of this meal is that it can be customized to suit your tastes - feel free to play around with the salad components, such as switching mandarin oranges for the pineapple, or adding chopped peanuts or fresh herbs, such as basil, mint or scallions. For protein, thinly sliced beef or chicken would be nice, as would baked tofu, sausage or shrimp.

Also, it can be made ahead of time by making the dressing, and cutting up the ingredients. When it's time to serve combine everything together, and it'll come together in less than 5 minutes!

Mexican Polenta Pie

Adapted from

Peppers Italiano

Simple, flavourful and delicious, these are nutritious and freeze beautifully!

Winter Primabiatta

A creamy cross between an Arrabiata and a Primavera - a very hearty meal!

Very Good (1 rating)
Carly's Bean & Portobello Burger

Adapted from Self magazine's "Bean & 'Bello Burger" from the February 2009 issue

Classic Baked Macaroni & Cheese

adapted from a recipe found in Vegetarian Times on pg. 44 in the March 2009 issue

Very Good (2 ratings)
Hot and Sour Soup

This is a great crockpot recipe with a ton of flavour - perfect for warding off the winter chills!

Very Good (2 ratings)
Eggplant Paprikash

adapted from a Fat-Free Vegan Recipe

Very Good (6 ratings)
Blueberry Compote

We use this on pancakes, in oatmeal, over ice cream...the possibilities are endless!

Carly's Broiled Blackened Tofu

from Appetite for Reduction by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Lettuce Wraps with Hoisin Mustard Tofu

From "Appetite for Reduction," by Isa Chandra Moskowitz