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Yummy Vegan Summer Salads

I love salads.  I do tend to get stuck in one kind of salad and I love getting new ideas for healthy salads to have on a hot summer day.  Here are some that I found.

1. Black bean and corn salad

http://www.lanascooking.com/2012/06/04/black-bean-and-corn-salad/

2. Chickpea Salad

http://kitchenconfidante.com/chickpea-garbanzo-bean-salad-recipe

3.  Healthy, Creamy, Mexican Kale Salad

http://ifoodreal.com/healthy-creamy-mexican-kale-salad/

4. Corn, Avocado, Tomato salad

http://www.the-girl-who-ate-everything.com/2013/06/corn-avocado-and-tomato-salad.html#comment-42981

Low Fat Vegan BBQ Recipes

Here are some yummy, healthy recipes I have found for summer barbecue days!

1. Veggie stuffed Quesadillas (substitute Daiya cream cheese to make it vegan)

http://www.bhg.com/recipe/appetizers-snacks/veggie-stuffed-quesadillas/

2.   Healthy BBQ sauce

http://www.foodiefiasco.com/homemade-healthy-barbecue-sauce/

3.  Summer Vegetable Platter

http://fooddonelight.com/grilled-summer-vegetable-platter/#_a5y_p=2061692

4. Grilled Portobello Steaks

http://www.spiciefoodie.com/2011/09/12/grilled-portobello-steaks-vegan/

5.  Grilled Portobello Mushroom burgers

http://www.vegetariantimes.com/recipe/grilled-portobello-mushroom-burgers/

Easy Easter Cake ideas!

Here are some ideas for a fun cake for yummy Easter treat!

Easter Peeps Cake

http://www.spendwithpennies.com/15-minute-sunflower-peep-cake/

Bunny Butt Cake

http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/bunny-butt-cake/09cd82c8-ada0-4de7-bd85-2cd60ef67b7f

Easter Bunny Cake

Kit Kat Easter Basket Cake

http://betterbakingbible.com/cakes/chocolate-strawberry-kit-kat-birthday-cake/

Easter Basket Peeps Cake

http://www.justapinch.com/recipes/dessert/cake/easter-cake-3.html

Peeps Easter Bunny Dirt Cake

http://foodfamilyfinds.com/blog/peeps-easter-bunny-dirt-cake-recipe/

Easter Chocolate Bunny Cake

http://thecakeblog.com/2014/03/diy-chocolate-bunny-cake.html

Easter Bunny Face Cake

http://www.sillybeeschickadees.com/2011/04/original-silly-bees-bunny-cake.html

Corn Tomato Avocado Salad

I LOVE new recipes and I love anything fresh and yummy. I guess that is one of the reasons why being a veggie works for me. I found this recipe recently and it is so good!!!

http://jeanetteshealthyliving.com/2014/06/corn-tomato-avocado-salsa-salad.html

Corn Tomato Avocado Salsa Salad

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Prep time
15 mins
Cook time
5 mins
Total time
20 mins

This can be served as a salad or salsa. It goes perfectly with any barbecue.
Serves: 8 as a side dish
Ingredients

    1 tablespoon olive oil
    4 cups corn (frozen works fine)
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
    1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
    1 avocado, chopped
    1 scallion, minced
    ¼ cup cilantro, minced
    ½ jalapeno pepper, seeds removed, minced
    juice of 2 fresh limes
    a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil
    ½ teaspoon ground cumin
    sea salt
    fresh ground black pepper

Directions
Heat oil in pan and add corn and garlic. Saute until corn has some brown spots. Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl and serve.

Yummy, Quick and Vegan Mug Cakes!

Chocolate Cake for one!

http://www.food.com/recipe/5-minute-wacky-vegan-microwave-chocolate-cake-for-one-458008

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

http://www.notquitenigella.com/2014/09/24/chocolate-peanut-butter-mug-cake-vegan/

One Minute Chocolate Cake

http://chocolatecoveredkatie.com/2011/11/06/one-minute-chocolate-cake/


PanMugcakes

http://www.peta2.com/lifestyle/microwave-mug-recipes/

Banana Bread Mug Cake

http://www.runningwithspoons.com/2014/07/08/banana-bread-mug-cake/

Red Velvet Mug Cake

https://heathershomemade.wordpress.com/2013/01/15/vegan-red-velvet-mug-cake/

Pumpkin Pie In A Mug

http://blog.freepeople.com/2014/12/pumpkin-pie-mug/

Sweet Potato Mug Cake

http://ohmyveggies.com/recipe-sweet-potato-mug-cake/

Vanilla Mug Cake Recipe 

Skinny Apple Spice Mug cake

http://kirbiecravings.com/2014/09/skinny-apple-spice-mug-cake.html

Vegetarian One-Pot Pasta Recipes

Here are some yummy vegetarian and vegan one-pot pasta recipes I found!
Click the pictures to go to the recipe.

1.

http://foodwinethyme.com/one-pot-pasta/

2.One-Pan Veggie Fajita Pasta

http://bakerbynature.com/skinny-one-pan-veggie-fajita-pasta/

3. One Pot Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca with Chickpeas & Artichoke

http://yupitsvegan.com/2014/03/12/one-pot-spaghetti-alla-puttanesca/

4.  Rainbow Very-Veggie Pasta

http://kidsactivitiesblog.com/57022/one-pot-pasta-recipes

5.  Mushroom Spinach Pasta

6.  One Pot Pasta – Road Tested

http://mamabake.com/2014/11/20/one-pot-pasta-road-tested/

7.  One-Pot Tomato Basil Spinach Pasta

http://www.ordinaryvegan.net/onepotpasta/

Chicken Paprika

  • 4 large chicken thighs (bone in and skin on)
  • 2 Tbsp Hungarian Paprika
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup greek yogurt
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 c lower sodium fat free chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 tsp xanthan gum
  1. Mix the paprika, onion powder, salt and pepper together in a small bowl. 
  2. Season the chicken thighs generously with the mixture. 
  3. Place the thighs in a baking pan. 
  4. Roast at 400 degrees (F) for about 30 minutes. 
  5. Remove the chicken from the pan and pour the juices into a small bowl.  
  6. Mix juices together along with broth and xanthan gum together and pour over chicken.  
  7. Place back in the oven for 10 – 15 minutes. 
  8. Remove from oven and sprinkle with red pepper flakes to taste, stir to blend everything together. 
  9. Serve over cauli rice or cooked spaghetti squash 

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