Plant-based Recipes

I am always on the lookout for easy recipes with a few familiar ingredients. When a recipe calls for something I’ve never heard of, my enthusiasm fades fast. On the other hand, I like to try food from countries and cultures other than my own, and ingredients that seem exotic to me are often everyday fare in another culture, so I include notes about foods that may be unfamiliar to you.

My focus for this list has been to bring together recipes for simple dishes in small amounts because fresh-made is usually better than left over, and many of us are making meals for just one or two people. It is easier for me to multiply than to divide, so if I’m cooking for a crowd or batch cooking to freeze, I just double or triple the recipe!

keywordRecipe Index
asparagusSautéed Asparagus
breadEasy Crusty Bread
brussels sproutsBrussels Sprouts in Balsamic Dijon Sauce
cabbageFried Cabbage
cactusSauteed Nopal Cactus Pads
cauliflowerCauliflower and Garlic No-Oil Sauté
Saucy Skillet-Roasted Cauliflower
cheese, plant-basedAlmond Herbed Cheese
cookiesBanana Oatmeal Chia Cookies
egg substitutesEgg Substitutes
fava beans (habas)Mexican Sopa de Habas (Fava Bean Soup)
jellies and jamsCherry Jam
milk, plant-basedAlmond Milk
quinoaFluffy Quinoa
riceTraditional Mexican Rice (no oil)
saladBeet and Apple Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing
Colorful Fruit Salad
Traditional Mexican Guacamole
salad dressingAvocado Salad Dressing
soupCarrot Ginger Soup
tacosHibiscus Tacos
tomato sauceHomemade Italian Tomato Sauce

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