Topic: Recipe

My family is Italian and lasagna plays a huge part in our diet and family tradition: Lasagna is served during the holidays and any time the whole family is together. I knew if I was ever going to convince my family that veganism wasn't for space aliens I'd need to make a delicious vegan lasagna... and now I have.

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Can't find whole wheat pizza dough at the store? No problem! It's easy to make from scratch! 

 

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I do dream in pasta. This lovely vegan alfredo is rich and creamy (just like it should be!) but virtually fat-free... It's great tossed with pasta, zucchini, peas or as a dipping sauce for whole wheat bread, toasted.

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After I posted the zucchini sticks recipe, some readers thanked me, saying their gardens have yielded a plenty and they were looking for ways to use it all up... so here is another recipe for all that wonderful summer harvest! zuccbread1.JPG

Zucchini Bread - yields 1 loaf

1 1/2 cups sifted whole wheat flour or spelt (or other flour)

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground ginger

1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

1/2 tsp salt ...

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Kids everywhere will eat their zucchini! In my pre-vegan, pre-health fanatic days, I loved ordering fried mozzarella sticks as an appetizer... now these baked zucchini sticks hit the spot! I've included a dipping sauce recipe (roasted red pepper sauce) but feel free to use your favorite marinara.

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