Cauliflower Potato Mash
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Print Cauliflower Potato Mash Rate this recipe 1 2 3 4 5 0 ratings Category: Side Dish Author: Savory Magazine Yield: 6 Calories per serving: 75.28 kcal Fat per serving: 0.37 g Saturated fat per serving: 0.1 g Carbs per … Read More

Country “Meatloaf” with Golden Gravy
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Print Country “Meatloaf” with Golden Gravy Rate this recipe 1 2 3 4 5 0 ratings Category: Main Dish Author: Laura Sedor Yield: 6-8 Calories per serving: 453.53 kcal Fat per serving: 21.24 g Saturated fat per serving: 3.26 g … Read More

Restaurant Style Salsa
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I love making salsa with veggies fresh out of my garden.  Unfortunately, in November, my tomatoes are either gone or green.  Not so great when trying to make salsa. 🙂 . That said, with the first major frost, I needed … Read More

A Delicious Healthy Thai Tofu Curry
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Ethnic foods often are some of the best Lenten foods. Unfortunately, Thai food at restaurants is often high in calories, sodium and fat. Best way to fix that? Make a homemade delicious curry! I found this recipe in the LoseIt … Read More

Shrimp Etoufee
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A lent-friendly version of the Shrimp Etoufee recipe from A Cup of Zest (Michelle Ferrand)

Blueberry Honey Oatmeal
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Often, we need something quick and easy after work and especially after evening Lenten services. This recipe is perfect for breakfast – or a quick dinner! Blueberries also are a nutritional powerhouse, and oats are an excellent whole grain – … Read More

Harvest Moon Butternut Squash Soup
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One of my favorite fall ingredients is the butternut squash. While this recipe doesn’t uses any cream, it is a flavorful, creamy soup. An immersion blender is great tool for blending the soup! If you grow butternut squash, you can store … Read More

Prosphora
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Before starting to bake Prosphora, please get permission from your parish priest. Next, obtain a religious seal, and seek training. Your priest can advise you on both those points. Print Prosphora Course: Bread Recipe Notes INGREDIENTS: 1 pkg. dry yeast … Read More

Tuna Waldorf Salad
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Serve this refreshing dish on some lettuce cups or with some toast. Print Tuna Waldorf Salad Course: Fish Allowed, Main Dish, Salad Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 6-oz cans white tuna 3 Granny Smith apples cored 2 T lemon juice 1 … Read More

Naan – Simple and Quick
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One of the most versatile breads, naan flat bread can be used for almost anything – from pizzas, dips, sandwiches and more. Simple, quick and delicious!

Quinoa and Black Beans
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This protein-packed dish is easy and tastes great!

Lenten (Vegan) Cross Pull-Apart Cupcake Cake
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To wish many years to a family moving away from our church and to let them know that we will miss them, I made a Lenten cake for them. It was a pull-apart cupcake-cake in the shape of a cross. I … Read More

Zesty Cauliflower “Rice”
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This gluten-free, low-carb and low-calorie side dish is tasty and filling.

Chocolate Chip Pancakes
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The aroma of pancakes on the griddle is a great smell to wake up to on a Saturday morning! Enjoy some filling pancakes to start out your day. Add some fruit to the side, and you have a delicious breakfast!

Baked Tofu
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A staple for dinners and lunches! Make extra to use throughout the week.

Simple Vegan Pesto
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Pesto dresses up a variety of dishes – from simple spaghetti, to spreading over toasted Italian bread (it’s especially good with chopped tomatoes, onions and shrimp!)

Spanakopita Nistisimi (Lenten Spinach Pie)
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1 lb 454g / 16oz Curly endive 3 lbs 1362g / 48oz Fresh bulk spinach washed – large stems removed 3 Large scallions white and green chopped together 5 tablespoons 75ml Fruity olive oil 1 Lemon 1 1/2 cups 219g … Read More

Peanut Sauce
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// Ingredients 1/3 cup peanut butter (natural is best) 1 tsp garlic powder 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp soy sauce 1/3 cup water ground cayenne pepper to taste green onions, sliced Directions Mix all ingredients, except green onions, thoroughly. … Read More

Yellow Split Pea and Vegetable Soup
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Source: Ruth Baum, St Ignatius Orthodox Church, Madison, WI Servings: 8 Healthy, heart warming, homemade, vegan soup! 55 Minutes to Prepare and Cook Ingredients 1-1/2 cups yellow split peas, dry 7 cups water 1 tablespoon Vegetable broth flavoring 1/2 teaspoon … Read More

White Bean Chili
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Source: Laura Ritchey (Betty Crocker’s Easy Everyday Vegetarian) Servings: 6 Ingredients 1/4 C non-dairy butter or margarine 1 large onion, chopped (1 cup) 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves 3 cups … Read More

West African Groundnut Stew
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Source: Moosewood Restaurant Servings: 4-6 Moosewood Restaurant puts out some great cookbooks for Lent. Their restaurant serves vegetarian and seafood dishes – but no other meat. Their cookbooks follow this as well. This recipe is from the New Recipes from Moosewood … Read More

Corn Chowder
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Source: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Creamy-Vegan-Corn-Chowder/Detail.aspx Servings: 6 I was experimenting with different menu ideas when I became a vegan, and came across this great low-fat comfort food chowder. Great for a meal starter or even the main meal itself. NOTE: If the soup … Read More

The Best Vegetarian Chili in the World
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Source: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/The-Best-Vegetarian-Chili-in-the-World/Detail.aspx Servings: 10 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 tablespoons dried oregano 1 tablespoon … Read More

Thai Butternut Squash Soup
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Source: Moosewood Restaurant Simple Suppers Servings: 4 This creamy vegan soup is spicy and a little sweet. Yields 7 Cups Variation: Substitute 1/2 lb peeled and deveined shrimp for the tofu. You can either pan-fry them or cook them for … Read More

Split Pea Soup
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Source: Laura Ritchey Servings: Ingredients 2 cups dried split peas, rinsed 6-8 cups vegetable stock 1 large onion 1 carrot, chopped 1 potato, chopped 2 Tbs. olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. rosemary, minced 1 tsp. salt 2 … Read More

Sicilian Vegetable Stew
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Source: www.lowcarb-recipes.net Servings: 4 For those counting carbs – Approx 8.5 grams carbs per serving. Ingredients 2 lb medium-size eggplants Salt 1/2 lb onions, thinly sliced 1/3 cup olive oil 1 lb ripe tomatoes, seeded and cut into strips 2 … Read More

Rosemary White Bean Soup
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Source: Adapted from the Food Network Barefoot Contessa (http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/rosem Servings: 6 Ingredients 1 pound dried white cannellini beans 4 cups sliced yellow onions (3 onions) 1/4 cup good olive oil (or substitute another oil for strict fast days) 2 garlic cloves, minced … Read More

Lentil Barley Soup
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Source: Barbara Linnehan, Holy Apostles Mission, Mechanicsburg PA Servings: A little over 2 qts Use an 8-quart pot. This soup freezes well. Original recipe from Kay Shumaik, Poway, CA. Ingredients 1 lb. lentils 2 large carrots, diced 2 ribs celery, diced 2 … Read More

Lentil Soup
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Source: Barb Williams Servings: 8 Taken from Jane Brody’s Good Food Book which has many great recipes and food information! Ingredients 2 T.olive or vegetable oil 2 large or 3 medium onions 3 carrots, coarsely grated 3/4 t. marjoram, crumbled 3/4 t. … Read More

Gazpacho for One
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Source: Cooking for One Servings: 1 As a single girl, I sometime want something easy and in a portion that I don’t have to eat the same leftovers each week. Hopefully this will help some other people who have to … Read More

Dave’s Southwest Black Bean Soup
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Source: Gail Ismart, Holy Apostles Mission, Mechanicsburg PA Servings: ~1 gallon Super Easy Ingredients 6 cans black bean 16 oz jar medium Salsa 1 can diced tomato with jalapeno 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp oregano 1 Tbsp garlic … Read More

Creamy Miso Soup
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Source: http://www.onefrugalfoodie.com/2009/02/12/creamy-potato-miso-soup/ Servings: 2 Used with permission from  Alisa Fleming, author of Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook – Please visit her websites athttp://www.onefrugalfoodie.com/ and www.godairyfree.org  Vegan / Vegetarian (optional), Dairy-Free, Soy-Free (use a chickpea miso), Gluten-Free, Peanut-Free Ingredients 1 Teaspoon Grapeseed or … Read More

Cream of Asparagus Soup
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Source: Laura Ritchey Servings: 6 This recipe is from Tal Ronnen’s ‘The Conscious Cook’ – a book I highly recommend for vegan cooking! Ingredients Sea salt 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large bunch asparagus, ends trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces 2 … Read More

Chunky Vegetable Soup
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Source: Vegetarian Times, October 2004 Servings: 4 This stew may be served on basmati rice or scooped into hollowed-out sourdough bread or a cooked pumpkin. Note: This is one of my favorite magazines for Lent – check it out!  Vegetarian Times (1-year) Ingredients … Read More

Black Bean Chili Soup
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Source: Barbara Linnehan, Holy Apostles Mission, Mechanicsburg PA Servings: 8 Freezes well. Ingredients 12 oz. uncooked black beans (rinsed) water 2 Tbsp. plus 2 tsp. olive oil (can substitute tomato juice) 2 cups chopped oinoins 2 Tbsp. chopped seeded green chili pepper … Read More

Baba’s Bean Soup
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Source: Ruth Baum, St Ignatius Orthodox Church, Madison, WI Servings: 10 Wonderful, vegan, low fat recipe from a beloved grandmother in our church.  Prep and cooking times listed are approximate.  150 Minutes to Prepare and Cook  Makes about 5 quarts or 10 … Read More

Asian Sugar Snap Pea Soup for Crockpot / Slow Cooker
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Source: http://www.crock-pot.com/Recipe.aspx?rid=1026 Servings: 2-4 Cook Time: 5-6 hours on LOW 2-3 hours on HIGH Slow Cooker: 4 – 4.5 Quarts 5 – 5.5 Quarts 6 – 6.5 Quarts Ingredients 2 tablespoons peanut or canola oil 2 green onions, chopped 4 to 5 … Read More

Stuffed Acorn Squash
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Source: Spiral Path Farm (http://www.spiralpathfarm.com/acorn_squash.html) Servings: n/a Ingredients Acorn Squash 3 onions, chopped 2 Tbsp oil 1 cup diced celery 1 bunch spinach, coarsely chopped 1/2-1 C. whole wheat bread crumbs 1/2 tsp salt Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. … Read More

Stir Fry Green Beans
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Source: Spiral Path Farm (http://www.spiralpathfarm.com/beans.html) Servings: n/a Ingredients 3-4 cups fresh green beans, snapped in half 1/4 C oil (olive oil if oil day) 3/4 C thin sliced onion Salt and pepper to taste 2 T sesame seed 1/2 C … Read More

Roasted Harvest Vegetables
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Servings: 4 This simple technique relies on farm-fresh veggies at peak flavor – not exact measurements – for success. Enough vegetables to cover the bottom of a rimmed 12″x15″ baking sheet in a single layer will serve approximately 4 guests.  NOTE: … Read More

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
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Servings: 3-5, depending on serving size You can make this for as many people as you want. Just season to taste – and enjoy! Ingredients About 15 fingerling potatoes 1 T oil (olive oil, if oil day) Cooking Spray Seasoning … Read More

Quinoa with Lemon and Zucchini
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Source: Whole Foods Market Servings: 6 Toss with peeled, cooked shrimp to make a complete meal Ingredients 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil 1 medium zucchini, halved and thinly sliced 1 1/4 teaspoons fine sea salt, divided 1 1/4 cups … Read More

Raw Fried Potatoes
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Source: Betty Groff’s Pennsylvania Dutch Cookbook Servings: 4-6 “It took me years to realize why some raw fries were so much better than others. The secret is to add water while frying. The best ones I ever ate were made … Read More

Quinoa Pilaf
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Source: Whole Foods Market Servings: 4 Dried cherries and toasted pecans add wonderful flavor and color to this quinoa dish. Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup fresh chopped chives 2 cups vegetable broth Sea … Read More

Onion Roasted Potatoes
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Source: Laura Ritchey – Courtesy of Lipton Recipe Secrets Servings: 4 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Ingredients 1 envelope onion soup mix (I use Lipton’s Recipe Secret Onion Soup Mix) 4 medium all-purpose potatoes, cut into large … Read More

Greek Style Green Peppers
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Source: Maryann Mawhinney Servings: n/a Ingredients 1 lb. green peppers (can use other colors) 2 cups water 6 T olive oil 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/2 t Salt ————— Tie all the ingredients listed below in cheesecloth: 2 T chopped … Read More

Crockpot Sweet Potatoes and Cranberries
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Source: Food.com (Chicagoland Chef du Jour) Servings: 6 Original recipe found at Food.com (http://healthy.food.com/recipe/crock-pot-sweet-potatoes-cranberries-with-toasted-pecans-267920) Ingredients 3 sweet potatoes, uncooked, peel, and dice 1 cup cranberries, fresh (defrosted) or 1 cup frozen cranberries, can omit (defrosted) 1 apple, peeled & diced … Read More

Creamy Potato Salad
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Source: http://www.hsus.org/web-files/PDF/farm/gve.pdf Servings: 6 Ingredients 8 to 10 medium-sized potatoes (yellow or red work well) 2 tablespoons olive oil (sub a different type of oil if it is a strict fast day) 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 cup vegan … Read More

Classic Baked Acorn Squash
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Source: Spiral Path Farm (http://www.spiralpathfarm.com/acorn_squash.html) Servings: 2-4 If the current fast permits dairy, substitute butter for the vegan margarine. Ingredients 1 Acorn squash 1 tbsp vegan margarine (I use Earth Balance) 2 tbsp brown sugar 2 tsp maple syrup dash … Read More

Brown Rice Pilaf with Sage, Walnuts and Dried Fruit
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Source: Laura Ritchey Servings: 8 This recipe is from the American Institute for Cancer Research.  Nutrition Facts (per serving):  Calories: 213  Total Fat: 1 g  Saturated Fat: 1 g  Carbohydrates: 45 g  Protein: 5 g  Dietary Fiber: 4 g  Sodium: 150 mg … Read More

Blackened Green Beans with Garlic and Sesame Ginger
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Source: Spiral Path Farm (http://www.spiralpathfarm.com/beans.html) Servings: n/a Ingredients 1-2 C green beans (whole with “tails” left on) 3 cloves garlic Vegetable Oil (olive oil if oil day) 1/2 t salt 1/4 t pepper 1/2 C prepared sesame-ginger salad dressing 1 tsp fresh … Read More

Black Bean and Rice Salad
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Source: Laura Ritchey Servings: 8-10 From The Big Book of Potluck Ingredients 1/2 C olive oil 3 T orange juice 2 T red wine vinegar 1 garlic clove 1/2 t ground cumin 1 t chili powder 2 to 3 drops of Tabasco … Read More

Baked Sweet Potatoes and Apples
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Source: Laura Ritchey Servings: 6 Originally found at “In a Vegetarian Kitchen: Vegan Thanksgiving” (http://vegkitchen.com/recipes/vegetarian-thanksgiving.htm) Ingredients 4 large sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons non-hydrogenated margarine, melted 1/2 cup maple syrup 2 large apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced Cinnamon Ground cloves 1/2 cup … Read More

Acorn Squash with Sweet Sage “Butter”
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Source: Anonymous Servings: 2 squashy servings Used with permission from  Alisa Fleming, author of Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook – Please visit her websites athttp://www.onefrugalfoodie.com/ and www.godairyfree.org  Recipe adapted from Recipezaar. This recipe is Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Soy-Free, Refined Sugar-Free, and optionally Vegan. … Read More

Shrimp Scampi Pizza
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Source: http://www.weloveseafood.com/ShrimpScampiPizza.html Servings: 2 pizzas You can add other seafood (squid, octopus) of your preference to the topping. If you don´t like so much garlic, do not spread the 2 sliced cloves garlic over the pizza crust. Ingredients Dough 1 cup warm … Read More

Seared Scallops with Balsalmic Glaze and Bok Choy
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Source: Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Servings: 2 Sea scallops are so innately sweet and supple, they require little beyond a quick turn in a hot skillet.  Most nights, anyway.  For those times when a somewhat elegant embellishment is desired, however, consider a tart pan … Read More

Sautéed Shrimp with Scallion Rice and Soy-Lime Sauce for One
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Source: Anonymous Servings: 1 Per Serving: 435 cal; 15.5 g fat (1.8 g sat.= fat); 25.4 g protein; 49.5 g carb; 1.6 g fiber Ingredients 3 t vegetable oil (olive oil if oil day) 2 scallions, white and green parts separated, thinly … Read More

Quick Shrimp in Garlic ‘Butter’
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Source: http://www.weloveseafood.com/QuickShrimpInGarlicButter.html Servings: 4 Use a vegan margarine, such as Earth Balance Ingredients 1/4 cup margarine 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1 dash ground black pepper 1 pound small shrimps, peeled and deveined 1 teaspoon … Read More

Prawns with Coconut Milk
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Source: http://www.foodsmatter.com/recipes/fm_fish/prawns_coco_milk.html Servings: 6 Ingredients 6 heaped tbsp Patna rice 3-4 small red or green chillies 1 small head radicchio, sliced very finely 3 small heads pak choi or similar Chinese green sliced finely 400ml full-fat coconut milk juice 3 limes 500g … Read More

Pierogie and Shrimp Gumbo
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Source: Adapted from Mrs. T’s Pierogies recipe booklet Servings: 4 Prep: 4 minutes  Cook: 14 minutes Ingredients 2 tablespoons oil 1 large onion, thinly sliced 2 medium-sized sweet red bell peppers, cut in thin strips (about 2 cups) 1 tablespoon minced garlic … Read More

Oven Baked Fish in White Wine
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Source: RecipeZaar (http://www.recipezaar.com/Oven-Baked-Fish-in-White-Wine-222712) Servings: 4 This is a simple dish. The fish is baked in white wine and parsley. The fish is very moist and tender when cooked. A simple but elegant dish Note: This recipe is appropriate for Fish and Wine fast … Read More

Marinated Grilled Shrimp
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Source: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Marinated-Grilled-Shrimp/Detail.aspx Servings: 6 Ingredients 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 C olive oil 1/4 C tomato sauce 2 T red wine vinegar 2 T chopped fresh basil 1/2 t salt 1/4 t cayenne pepper 2 lbs fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined skewers … Read More

Curried Tuna
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Source: Barbara Linnehan Servings: 6-8 Ingredients 2 cups chopped onion 1 cup chopped apple 1/2 cup margarine 1 Tbsp. curry powder 2 cups canned tomatoes (14 oz. can) 2 cans tuna (7 oz each), or to taste Hot cooked rice Chutney Directions … Read More

Cellophane Noodle Salad
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Source: Barbara Linnehan Servings: 4 Cellophane noodles are available in the Asian section of most supermarkets. They are also called bean thread or glass noodles. Julienned carrots and snow peas can be added for color. This dish is great for … Read More

Absolutely the Best Shrimp Scampi
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Source: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Absolutely-The-Best-Shrimp-Scampi/Detail.aspx Servings: 4 Ingredients 1/2 C all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 1/2 pounds fresh shrimp, shelled and deveined without tails 1/2 cup olive oil 4 cloves garlic, minced … Read More

Hummus
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Print Hummus Source: http://www.foodsmatter.com/recipes/fm_starters/hummus_09.09.html Course: Sauces and Dips Ingredients 2 14 oz cans chickpeas 5 oz oil 2 tablespoons tahini optional 2-3 lemons sea salt and freshly ground black pepper 2-3 lemons Instructions Put the chickpeas in a food processor … Read More

Eggplant Salad
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Print Eggplant Salad Course: Salad, Sauces and Dips Ingredients 1 cup yogurt non-dairy 4 medium sized eggplants 1 tsp red chili powder 1/2 tsp pepper and salt to taste small bunch Coriander Leaves Instructions Cut the eggplants to long strips. … Read More

Cranberry Cabernet Sauce
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Print Cranberry Cabernet Sauce This recipe is from Gardein Course: Sauces and Dips Ingredients 3 T extra virgin olive oil or other type of oil on oil days 1 large shallot 4 sprigs of thyme 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1 … Read More

Warm Tomato and Green Bean Pasta Salad
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Print Warm Tomato and Green Bean Pasta Salad Source: Catherine Marshall, “When You Fast” (http://www.amazon.com/When-You-Fast-Recipes-Seasons/dp/08814126 On an oil day, add some good olive oil to the marinated mixture, to taste. Course: Salad Ingredients 5 plum tomatoes chopped (about 2 to … Read More

Thai Style Pineapple Snack
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Print Thai Style Pineapple Snack The Thai style snacks are quick and easy to make. Savour the bursting flavour of salt, lime, cayenne, mint and cilantro leaves infused in pineapple. Try out the recipe of Thai-style pineapple snack at your … Read More

Southwestern Corn and Black-eyed Pea Salad
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Black beans or brown rice can be substituted for the black-eyed peas in this salad.

Pepper Coleslaw
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This freezes very well, so you can enjoy it over time!

Fresh Pepper Salad
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Print Fresh Pepper Salad Course: Salad Servings: 6 Ingredients 1 large red pepper 1 large green pepper 1 large yellow pepper 2 large sticks celery finely chopped 1/4 cup broken walnuts optional 1 small bunch watercress, coriander or flat-leaved parsley … Read More

Four Bean Salad
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Print Four Bean Salad Course: Salad Ingredients 1 15-oz can garbanzo beans 1 15-oz can black beans 1 15-oz can wax beans 1 15-oz can green beans 1/2 bag frozen peppers and onions 1 small can yellow corn 2 heaping … Read More

Festive Salad
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An easy salad with a homemade balsalmic dressing, pecans and cranberries

Cucumber Pasta Salad
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An easy pasta salad contributed by Barbara Linnehan, from Holy Apostles Mission in Mechanicsburg, PA

Black Bean Avocado Salad
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Print Black Bean Avocado Salad Source: Barb Williams from Taste of Home Magazine Course: Salad Ingredients 1 15 oz can black beans rinsed and drained 1 11 oz can mexicorn drained 1-1/3 cups chopped peeled avocados 1 cup chopped seeded … Read More

Black Bean and Corn Salad
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Print Black Bean and Corn Salad Source: Laura From the Big Book of Potlucks Course: Salad Ingredients 2 15 oz can black beans drained and rinsed 2 cups tomatoes seeded, chopped, and drained 1 1/2 cup freshly cooked corn kernels … Read More

Black Bean (Feta Cheese) Salad
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A great recipe for lunches!

Vegetarian Paella (Gluten-Free)
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Feel free to add shrimp or some other shellfish to make this a seafood paella! Also – if you don’t like one of the veggies – feel free to substitute another. Just keep the overall quantity the same. For a gluten-free recipe – make sure that the rice is not enriched and is specified gluten-free.

Vegetarian Asian Noodles with Peanut Sauce
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This dish works well for pot-lucks, as it can be served warm or at room temperature.

Vegan Pierogies
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Pierogies from scratch! Use your imagination or the filling. Tofu sour cream? Jalepeno flavor? Salsa? or perhaps the traditional potato onion filling!

Vegan Lasagna I
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“This lasagna is very good AND is a vegan recipe!”

Tomato Garlic Pasta
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Print Tomato Garlic Pasta Pasta (ziti, penne, rotelle, etc.) Garlic Onions Oil Diced Tomatoes Fresh Basil Salt and Pepper to taste Course: Main Dish Instructions Cook your favorite pasta, something like ziti, penne, rotelle, etc. Meanwhile saute some garlic and … Read More

Thai Fish Cakes
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Please note that this (as this has eggs and fish) is for non-strict fast days, such as Cheesefare.

Stuffed Zucchini
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“What do you do with all your large zucchini? For one, you can stuff them with any of your favorite stuffings. They make a one-dish meal that’s attractive and filling.”

Rice Noodles with Peanut Sauce
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Rice stick noodles are white and translucent and have a very delicate flavor and texture, making them perfect for soaking up whatever flavors they’re mixed with. Look for them in the Asian-foods section of the supermarket.

Pierogies Picante
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On strict fast days, use vegan pierogies. Typically, the more traditional “Polish” pierogies are dairy-free. On fast days that cheese is allowed – add the optional cheese.

Pierogies in Pepper-Shallot Sauce
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Print Pierogies in Pepper-Shallot Sauce Source: Anonymous Course: Main Dish Ingredients 5 crushed tomatoes 1 shallot thinly sliced 1 c chopped sweet green peppers 1/2 tsp. olive oil 1/2 tsp. red wine vinegar 1/2 tsp. Italian herb seasoning 1/2 tsp. … Read More

Lenten Chili
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This chili is perfect for a weeknight dinner. It is easy to make, and tastes delicious! Give it a try when you are limited on time, and make extra for lunches!

Halushky
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This pasta dish with cabbage and onions is a favorite for fellowship hour, contributed by a parishioner of Holy Apostles Mission in Mechanicsburg, PA.

Grilled Eggplant Sandwich
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Fresh veggies give this sandwich a vibrant flavor. Make sure to give this a try when eggplants and tomatoes are in season!

Enchiladas
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These enchiladas are cholesterol free and very low in fat. They have a special taste because of the potatoes in the filling and the addition of spaghetti sauce

Crunchy White Bean Sandwich
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Print Crunchy White Bean Sandwich Source: Catherine Marshall (“When You Fast”) – http://www.amazon.com/When-You-Fast-Recipes-Seasons/dp/088141 If cannellini beans (white kidney beans) are not available, user another white bean, such as Great Northern. Tomatoes may be omitted if desired. Course: Main Dish Ingredients … Read More

Cheeseless Tuna Veggie Pizza
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This can be made on fish days. You could add cheese during Cheese fare.

Brown Lentils and Rice (Fakes me Ryzi)
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Variations of this dish are enjoyed from Asia to Southern Europe. This recipe meets the most stringent Greek Orthodox guidelines for periods of fasting and the Great Lent, and even with the optional addition of olive oil, meets less stringent guidelines and is served as a starter, salad, side, and main course.

Use brown-green colored lentils for best results, and choose your favorite herb for seasoning. I enjoy the strong flavor of rosemary, but bay leaf and oregano are popular options.

Black Bean Burgers
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This black bean burger recipe is very easy, and primarily uses ingredients you likely have in your pantry and / or have for your normal meals. It’s a great weekday dinner. Try adding some hummus on top in place of cheese!

Bean and “Cheese” Pupusas
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“These stuffed tortillas are delicious with black beans and cheese [soy-based], but don’t limit yourself; the filling opportunities are endless. The key to a light pupusa is to pinch off the little piece of dough that remains after you pinch the sides together. Serve with Tomatillo Salsa and Salvadoran Slaw for a Central American dinner.”

Autumn Squash Pasta
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Cheese can be used if permitted by the fast. Likewise, use the white wine if the fast permits – otherwise use water. Ingredients 3 to 4 lbs acorn or butternut squash 1 lb ziti or penne 1/2cup olive oil 2 … Read More

‘Egg’ salad
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Adapted from the book “The Flexitarian Diet” Print ‘Egg’ salad Course: Main Dish Ingredients 1/2 Cup firm tofu crumbled, mixed with 1/8 t tumeric for color 1 Tbsp light canola mayonnaise vegan 2 tsp mustard prepared 1 stalk celery chopped … Read More

‘Chickn’ Cutlets
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Any faux chicken cutlet will work! Print ‘Chickn’ Cutlets Course: Main Dish Servings: 6 people Ingredients 12 chick’n scallopini or chick’n filets (3 pkgs) 1 Tbsp fresh sage minced 1 Cup pumpkin seeds toasted, without shells 1 tsp paprika 1 … Read More

Vegan Chocolate Cake (or Cupcakes)
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Print Vegan Chocolate Cake (or Cupcakes) Source: All Recipes “This is a really simple, yet very tasty cake. You can use rice flour or something other than wheat. You can also add chocolate chips and, or nuts.” Course: Dessert Ingredients … Read More

Vegan Carrot Cake
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Print Vegan Carrot Cake Source: http://www.grouprecipes.com/58030/vegan-carrot-cake.html Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 55 minutes Course: Dessert Ingredients For cake: 3/4 c sugar 1/2 c brown sugar 2 c flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder 1 … Read More

Vegan Applesauce Ginger Spice Cake
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Print Vegan Applesauce Ginger Spice Cake Source: http://www.grouprecipes.com/1833/vegan-applesauce-ginger-spice-cake.html Prep: 15 minutes Cook: 35 minutes Course: Dessert Ingredients 1/2 cup molasses 1 cup applesauce 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp cloves 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 3/4 cup … Read More

Tomato Soup Cake
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Print Tomato Soup Cake This is a good moist cake don’t let the tomato soup turn you off you won’t know it’s in the cake! Course: Dessert Ingredients 1/2 cup crisco shortning 1 cup sugar 3 tsp baking soda 1 … Read More

Shoofly Pie
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Print Shoofly Pie This was my grandpa’s favorite dessert. Coincidentally, it is lenten as well (albeit very delicious)! Course: Dessert Ingredients 1 in unbaked pie shell 9-inch, make sure it doesn’t have butter or eggsit CRUMB TOPPING: 1 cup unsifted … Read More

Poor Man’s Cookies
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Print Poor Man’s Cookies “In the 1930s, producers of a popular radio program called Jake and Lena invited listeners to write in for this recipe. My mother changed the name from Jake and Lena Cookies to Poor Man’s Cookies because … Read More

Pears baked with Ginger
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Print Pears baked with Ginger This recipe uses ginger wine, which is quite common in England. However, you can make your own by using this recipe http://www.recipezaar.com/New-Ginger-Wine-Christmas-Holiday-Ginger-Wine-48833 or you can substitute brandy or even sherry for the wine, and some … Read More

Palestinan Fasting Cake
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A lenten, vegan cake Print Palestinan Fasting Cake Course: Dessert Ingredients First group of ingredients 1 cup sugar 1-1/4 cups water 2/3 cup crisco 2/3 cups dates 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cloves DISSOLVE IN A CUP … Read More

Orange Bars
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Print Orange Bars These have always been popular during Lenten gatherings. Ingredients (Contributor: Greg) Course: Dessert Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2/3 cup corn oil 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup … Read More

Nistásimo Melachrinó (Lenten Walnut Cake)
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Print Nistásimo Melachrinó (Lenten Walnut Cake) This recipe makes a 9″x9″ square cake. For Coffee Hour I make the recipe double and bake in a 9″x13″ pan, but the cake is somewhat deeper. You could make two squares with a … Read More

Mini Apple Crisp
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Perfect apple crips for one (or if you are willing to share – for two!)

Lenten Honey Monastery Cake
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This is a simple cake.  Make sure the tea prepared is very strong; you can also try using various herbal fruit teas. Regarding the flour at the end, you want to add just enough so the batter is thick, but still pours … Read More

Lenten Chocolate Mocha Cake
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This is a light cake & the coffee adds a nice rich flavor

Lenten Koulourakia (Greek cookie twists) with Wine
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These Greek cookies are formed into twists; they are crisp and delicious – and are perfect for dunking in coffee.

Gluten Free Cabernet Cookies
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These gluten free cookies are made with almond flour and grape seed flour (both completely gluten free)! The grape seed flour may be available at health food stores, but in case you can’t find it – here is an online store that carries it (http://shop.wholevine.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=FLCD004)

Easter cookies with orange (Lenten)
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These cookies are great for Lent or to celebrate Pascha (Easter). Dairy free with a citrus flavor!

Crispy Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
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These cookies have a crispy crust surrounding a chewy center with delicious chocolate chips.

Tip of the day: Use your hands to mix in the chocolate chips for even distribution!

Classic Crisco Pie Crust
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A delicious, flaky, vegan pie crust!

Cheerio Mix
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Great for snacks and for dessert!

Basic (Unintentional) Vegan White Cake
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Print Basic (Unintentional) Vegan White Cake This cake recipe works great for layer cakes and for decorated cakes.  People always say they can’t tell it is vegan!  Course: Dessert Servings: 2 8-inch rounds Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoonss … Read More

Baklava with Almonds and Walnuts
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Print Baklava with Almonds and Walnuts Source: http://greekfood.about.com/od/dessertspastriessweets/r/baklava.htm Baklava is the most famous of the Greek pastries, and every area of Greece – and sometimes every family within a region – has a favorite recipe. Enjoy this favorite of mine, … Read More

Applesauce Raisin Bread
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Print Applesauce Raisin Bread Course: Bread, Dessert Ingredients 1 cup applesauce regular or chunky 1/4 cup melted margrine 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 … Read More

Strawberry Tofu Smoothie
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Print Strawberry Tofu Smoothie Source: Ruth Baum, St Ignatius Orthodox Church, Madison, WI Servings: 2 Course: Breakfast Ingredients 1 12.3 oz carton Silken Tofu 1 16 oz carton frozen sweetened strawberries Instructions Partially thaw the strawberries, then blend with the … Read More

Vegan Oatmeal Pancakes
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Print Vegan Oatmeal Pancakes Serve with fresh sliced strawberries (Yum!) or with maple syrup and margarine. Course: Breakfast Ingredients 1 cup flour 1/2 cup Quick Oatmeal not instant 1 Tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking … Read More

Vegan condensed milk
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Use this in baked goods that call for condensed milk. Experiment with various non-dairy milks…almond and coconut are my favorites!

Vegan Apple Crisp
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Delicious apple crisp, great piping hot or cold!

Ruth’s Vegan Banana Pancakes
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Great with peanut butter!

Raspberry-Avocado Smoothie
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A creamy avocado makes a surprise appearance in a sweet beverage.

Creamy Lemon Shrimp Risotto
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Arborio rice creates a creamy texture without needing any cheese or cream. While it takes some time to make, it is fairly easy to make. With delicious creamy rice, shrimp, rich white wine and nutrition-packed spinach, this makes a great family meal!

Quinoa Pudding
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Quinoa is a high-protein grain native to South America. You can find it in most health food stores and some grocery stores. This is a simple, delicious vegan recipe full of plump raisins, and sweetened with apple juice. Serve with berries, sliced bananas and maple syrup.

Pecan-Oat Waffles
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Delicious nutty, oat waffles!

Peanut Butter Granola Wrap for Breakfast
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An easy vegetarian and vegan breakfast wrap idea for kids. Although this wrap recipe calls for bananas, you could also use apple slices or another fruit instead. A quick and easy breakfast or after-school snack for kids.

Oyster omelette
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Heavenly combination of oyster and eggs is the must try dish of Thailand. You would definitely find an oomph factor in this unique, delicious and delightful dish that is rather than omelette appear more as oyster pancakes. Try out the lethal combination of eggs, oysters, fish sauce, chili, green onions, and a bit of coriander in the oyster omelette recipe.

Light ‘n Fluffy Pancakes
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Delicious pancakes – completely vegan!

Couscous Pudding
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Serve as dessert or in place of breakfast cereal

Breakfast Potatoes and Tofu
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A nice change from cereal in the morning!

Zucchini-Raisin Muffins
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Add some non-dairy yogurt and some fresh fruit to make it a lunch!

Rye Bread
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Original recipe used a bread machine – while this recipe is done by hand

Vegan Maple Apple Muffins
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Perfect for breakfast muffins! Freeze them and pull them out the night before for an easy breakfast on the go!

Sweet Potato Biscuits
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These biscuits remind me of Thanksgiving each time I eat them!

Simple Cornbread (Bobota)
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A simple dense, crumbly cornbread with no flour, milk, eggs or butter, brightened with a squeeze of fresh orange juice.

Outrageously Easy Big Bread
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A quick easy bread – kneading is optional!

Oatmeal Bread to Live For
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This is a sturdy loaf, very nourishing. Great with salads, soups, as sandwiches or toasted with jam.

Cornbread (Dairy Free)
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Print Cornbread (Dairy Free) Course: Bread Servings: 8 servings Ingredients 1 1/2 tsp powdered egg replacer 2 Tbsp water warm 3/4 cup cornmeal 3/4 cup flour whole wheat pastry 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tap salt … Read More

Biscuits (non-dairy)
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Delicious, dairy-free biscuits! No cutting or rolling needed, and only 28 minutes start to finish!

Amazing Rosemary Bread
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Nothing smells better than fresh bread wafting through the kitchen. The rosemary in this bread makes it smell even better!

Pesto Tagliatelle
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This must be the best pesto and pasta recipe I have ever seen. I could eat this every single day.