Vegan Stuffed Peppers

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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.


Ingredientsstuffed peppers 1

1/2 cup dry quinoa
1 cup vegan chicken broth
4 red, yellow or orange bell peppers
2 diced onions
4 minced cloves of garlic
3 cups of sliced mushrooms
1 chopped zucchini
1 can (15 oz) white cannellini beans
1 cup basil marinara sauce
1 pinch of salt
1 pinch of pepperstuffed peppers 2




Cook quinoa and water per the directions on the box.

Cut the bell peppers in half and clean out the inside.  Place cut side stuffed peppers 3down on cookie sheet and bake for 12 minutes.

In a large hot pan, saute onions adding a tablespoon of water as needed to keep them from sticking.  This is a great oil-free method of sauteing.

Add garlic, mushrooms, zucchini, salt and pepper.  Saute all vegetables until tender (about 10 minutes).

Add cooked quinoa, beans, and basil marinara sauce and mix well.stuffed peppers 4

Turn over the baked bell peppers and fill each with the mixture.

Top each with a couple tablespoons of basil marinara sauce and bake for 30 minutes at 350.


stuffed peppers 5




Plate and top with a little more marinara sauce along with a green vegetable for a great presentation.


About Dr. Tina

Hi, I am a 55-year-old Traditional Naturopath & Nutritionist who is passionate about health. After all, without health what do we have? We all have one life to live and why not live that life to the fullest. We are all going to age and we are all going to die. I am concerned with how we live and how we age. Existing is not an option for me and it should not be for you. I want to thrive. I want to feel vibrant and full of energy every day. There is no reason why we should be limited in the things we do because of our age, if we care for our precious health. When we are plagued by illness or even annoyed my minor symptoms of dis-ease we are not thriving. I know that our bodies can heal themselves. Sometimes they just need a little help from nature.

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