Archive for Dr. Tina

Simple Banana Oat Bars

oat bar

Simple banana oat bars are just that, simple to make.  This is a great snack to have on hand when you want something a little sweet and starchy.  You can substitute many of the ingredients below for your favorites.  Substitute nut type or raisins/apples for other fruits.


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Apple Walnut Cabbage Slaw

cabbage slaw

Apple Walnut Cabbage Slaw.  I love when I can find tasty things to do with cabbage.  This recipe is simple and tastes great.  And because cabbage stays crispy for days, it’s a great leftover recipe.


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Kale Salad with Roasted Maple Carrots

kale salad

Kale salad is loved by many.  Here’s a quick and easy way to spruce up that raw kale.  The roasted carrots add warmth and sweetness to this salad making it simply delicious.


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Vegan Stuffed Peppers

vegan stuffed peppersVegan Stuffed Peppers are a favorite in our family.  Many people shy away from peppers but using red, orange and yellow instead of green makes a big different in taste.  They come out much sweeter than bitter.  Our friend’s kids even liked these.


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Vegan Pozole – Mexican Favorite

Vegan PozoleThe Vegan Pozole is a wonderful classic Mexican soup/stew.  Traditionally served at celebratory events like weddings, birthdays, and quinceañeras. This is a great dish to make a lot of and freeze for later. This is the perfect flavor combination of sweet and spicy.   We don’t like too much spicy hotness so we only used one chili.  For those of you that want it hotter, use two or three.  Read more

Zucchini Burgers

Zucchini BurgersThese Zucchini burgers are delicious.  The recipe may seem a little complicated but it’s really not.  Most of the work is done by the food processor.  Just remember that the key to a good forming burger is to try and dry as much moisture as you can from the shredded zucchini.  Enjoy!

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Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup

red lentilThis Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup is a super tasty and super easy soup.  If you love ginger you may want to add more.  This is a kid friendly soup too.  I had no trouble getting my two picky eaters to eat this soup.

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Cauliflower Crust Vegan Pizza

vegan pizzaWe’ve all had vegan pizza’s before but this is a very unusual vegan pizza.  The crust is made mostly from cauliflower.  This was our first time making this and we loved it!  I’m sad to say that I didn’t make up this recipe but rather got the crust recipe from Naked Food Magazine. This recipe makes enough for 2 people. Read more

Little Vegan Restaurant in Guatemala

vegan restaurantI came across this little vegan restaurant in Guatemala as I was going through my pictures from our recent trip.   I never would have thought we’d see a vegan restaurant in this out of the way/under developed part of the country.   Unfortunately, we just finished with dinner so we couldn’t eat there.   However, it didn’t stop us from buying a couple vegan chocolate chip cookies for a snack later. Read more

My Vegan Cooking Class While on Vacation in Guatemala

My husband and vegan cooking classI just returned from a vacation in Antigua Guatemala.   One of the things we did was a vegan cooking class.   This was one of the most fun things we did.  The class was the El Frijol Feliz Cooking School (   Read more

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