Happy Herbivore Blog

Yesterday was my birthday and all I could think about was pumpkin-brownies, which was sort of strange considering I'd never had one. I decided to take a stab at making my own and I couldn't be happier. They're pumpkiny but still really chocolately, too -- what a great flavor combination! While this recipe is not 100% fat-free (because cocoa is not fat-free) it has no added fat -- and it's whole wheat! They're like the punky pumpkin ...

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Spaghetti squash was on sale at the market so I snagged one, knowing exactly what I was going to make with it: soup. Sure spaghetti squasg can be a low carb option to pasta, but I just love it in my tomato soup. This recipe was originally published in my e-cookbook Pudge-Free Holiday as "Spaghetti Soup" because it sort-of looks like inverse of spaghetti with marinara (instead of a plate of spaghetti with a little sauce, you're getting a ...

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One thing I admire about raw recipes and low carb diets is the use of lettuce leaves instead of traditional bread wraps. Now, I love whole wheat wraps and corn taco shells as much as the next person, but there is something refreshing about lettuce wraps that has me hooked. I've been wanting to cook my chickpeas in salsa for a while now and with my fridge and pantry looking pretty empty, today was the day I tried it ...

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This cabbage recipe is just dying to prove to you that cabbage is not bland! It's spicy, flavorful and dare I say it? A little sassy. Just like all other Mexican recipes, it brings a touch of heat and a lot of flavor! Plus, it's incredibly healthy. Between the cabbage, black beans and corn this is one filling, low calorie meal (and one kick ass fat-free vegan recipe if I do say so myself). Start to finish, this ...

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This burrito is an ode to my favorite dish at Candle Cafe, the Paradise Casserole. Leftover grains and/or a leftover sweet potato make this a particularly fast dish to whip up, but starting from scratch will still have dinner ready in less than 30 minutes.

Paradise Burrito

 

inside of the paradise burrito

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