Source: Creamy Tomato Basil Gnocchi Soup
An Italian classic with a twist! These vegan stuffed shells are bursting with creamy dairy-free ricotta and baked in velvety butternut squash sauce. Perfect for holiday dinners, or any occasion worthy of some serious vegan comfort food!
A fall-twist on a classic dish, this Vegan Butternut Squash Lasagna with bechamel sauce is the perfect dish for omnivores and vegans alike. Have you ever bought a beautiful butternut squash at the grocery store with the best intentions only to let it sit on the kitchen counter for weeks and eventually letting it get tossed it in the compost because it was attracting more fruit flies than inspiration? If you have, you are not alone. I used to have this problem so often I had to just stop buying squash all together. I know, I know, there are a hundred recipes to make with
If youve heard about the Engine 2 Diet and want to try an Engine 2 approved recipe, heres a sample recipe to try. This is Rip Esselstyns Raise the Roof sweet potato vegetarian lasagna. Its so good, he says, that he served it at his own wedding! Its also low in fat and cholesterol-free. Recipe courtesy of The Engine 2 Diet, by Rip Esselstyn. When I made this recipe, I only needed one box of lasagne noodles because the veggie mixture was so plentiful that I couldnt fit in another layer. The flavor is great, and I think you could use rotini noodles and bake it in a casserole dish for an easier preparation. (Leave the sweet potatoes in chunks if you do that.) Notice that the recipe doesnt call for any oil. If you use a non-stick wok, just add a little water to the bottom and it works just fine.
Rip Esselstyn developed the “Engine 2 Diet” plan for a team of Texas firefighters, who were overweight and suffered from high cholesterol and high blood pressure. He found that eliminating meat and dairy (including chicken and fish, milk and cheese) from his diet, helped him and his team lose weight, lower their