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No-Knead Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

Applesauce Sandwich Bread

Whole Wheat Crescent Rolls

Crusty Italian Bread

Gluten-free Multigrain Rolls

Whole Wheat Atta Bread

Rye Bread

Vegan “Buttermilk” Biscuits

Rustic Tuscan Bread

Whole-Wheat Pita Bread

Sandwich Bread

Moroccan Everyday Bread

Whole-wheat Irish Soda Bread

Trinidadian Rotis Stuffed With Split Peas

Whole-Wheat French Bread (step by step pictures)

Murtabak (stuffed Malaysian flatbread)

French Bread (easy recipe)

Crescent Rolls 

Multigrain Wholegrain Bread

Foccacia With Caramelized Onions

High-Protein, Whole-Wheat Sandwich Bread

Saffron Buns

Whole-wheat Burger Buns

All-Whole-Wheat Sourdough Bread

Bolillos (Mexican Rolls)

Quick Ciabatta

Soudough Pretzels

Whole-Wheat Sourdough Baguettes

Whole-Wheat Sourdough Ciabatta

Garlic and Herb Sandwich Buns

Whole-Wheat Maple-Oatmeal Bread

Best Focaccia Ever

Gluten-free Sandwich Bread

Whole-Wheat Vanilla Bread

Whole-Wheat Focaccia

Fluffy Multigrain Pull-Apart Rolls

Fast Whole-Wheat Bread

Whole-Wheat Sourdough Rolls

Whole Wheat Hot Dog Pretzel Buns




Healthy Stuffed French Toast

Orange Sweet Potato Wholegrain Pancakes

No-Eggo Waffles

Wholegrain Tofu Pancakes

Banana Oat Scones

Cardamom-scented Applesauce Mini Muffins

Banana-Nut Muffins

Lemony Soy Corn Pancakes

Tofu Scramble

Fluffy Four-Grain Pancakes

Whole-Wheat Black Currant Scones

Whole-Wheat Vegan Pancakes

St. Waffles

Savory Wholegrain Pancakes

Buckwheat Waffles

Blueberry Muffins

Low-fat Zucchini Bread

Coconut Muffins With An Orange Glaze 

Barley-Oat Scones

Crepes With Orange Cream Cheese and Apricot-Walnut Syrup

Desi’s Oatmeal

Buckwheat-Brown-Rice Waffles (Gluten-free)

Mango Muffins

Maple and Wheat Germ Waffles

Whole-Wheat Berry Muffins, Fat-Free

Butternut Squash Muffins

Carrot Bread: Low-Fat and Wholegrain

Gluten-free Multigrain Pancakes

Almond Pancakes

Double Chocolate Berry Muffins

Gluten-Free Mango Waffles

Carrot Coffee Cake Muffins

Date and Lime Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Sweet Potato Muffin Squares

Chia Waffles

Peach Streusel Breakfast Pizza

Savory Indian Pancakes with Cabbage, Brown Rice and Lentils (Sanna Polo)

Savory Cucumber Pancakes, Fat-Free, GF



Chana Masala Burger with Mint Chutney Mayo

Bean and Oats Burgers 

Moroccan Chickpea Burgers

Quinoa and Bean Burgers

Beet Burgers with Chipotle Cashew Hummus

Black Bean and Black Rice Veggie Burgers with Asian Flavors

Fat-Free Black Bean Burgers

Chickpea Quinoa Burger

Sprouted Mung Bean Burgers with Mint-Cilantro Chutney



Masala Khakhra (Crispy Lentil Crackers)

Momos with Artichoke Hearts (Tibetan)

Healthy Sweet Potato Skins

Three-Soy Hummus

Masala Vadai

Pinto Bean and Brown Rice Cakelets

Baked Rosemary-Pepper French Fries

Savory Scones Flecked With Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Black-Bean Hummus With Olives

Eggless French Toast

Black-Eyed Pea Fritters

Refried Beans With Chipotle Chilis

Creamy Roasted Eggplant Dip

Cucumber Sandwiches

Zucchini Flower Bhujias


Kande Pohe

Makai Patties Tamatar ke Rassedar Saucewalle

Brown Rice Dhokla

Eggless French Toast

Methi Pakoras

Vegetable Cutlets

Crispy Potato Wadas

Poori Bhaji

Avocado Shami Kababs 

Vada Pav

Batata Vada

Eggless Vegetable Omelet (Besan Chilla)

Ragda Pattice

Corn Fritters, Fat-Free

Tofu Pakoras

Dahi (Curd) Vada or Thayir Vadai

Aval Upma

French Fries, Guilt-Free

Cilantro Hummus

Sprouted Moong Chilla

Chickpea Mushroom Turnovers

Dosa Spring Roll

Kati Roll


Chana Jor Garam



Baked Keema Samosa (Indian-style meat pies)

Irish Shepherd’s Pie

Pita Packets with Broccoli and Tofu

French Onion Tart

Tikka Masala Pot Pie

Eggless Coriander Quiche 

Sweet Potato Kale Patties in Spicy Chickpea Sauce

Empanandas With Spicy Bean Filling

Creamy Asparagus and Potato Tart

Vegetable Pot Pie

Bell Peppers Stuffed With Brown Rice

Vegetable Kung Pao

Burrito Bowl 

Gateau de Crepes a la Florentine

Savory Sweet Potato Quiche

Savory Avocado Quesadillas with Chard and Tomato Chutney

Kerala Rice Noodles in a Coconut Stew

Vegan BLT

“Kheema”-Stuffed Naan-Calzones

Vegan Doro Wat

Caramelized Onion Tart with Olives

Fat-Pree Burrito Bowl with Peas Guacamole

Chewy Tofu in an Apricot, Chipotle and Tamarind Sauce

Eggless Broccoli-Tomato Frittata

Chilli Tofu

Kala Chana Quinoa Sundal

Stir-Fried Black Bean Noodles

Bean Bulgur Salad

Mexican Molletes

Quinoa Lentil Salad

Curried Lentil Hand Pies

Keema Wrap

Thai Noodles in Peanut Sauce

Sundried Tomato Quiche

Fat-Free Lentil Tacos

Chipotle-Cumin Spiced Chili

Chickpea-Mushroom Turnovers



Azuki Bean Dip

Chickpea Hummus

Basil Pesto

Dill and Artichoke Pesto

Mango Salsa

Tofu-Coriander Raita

Sundried Tomato Pesto


Mojo de Ajo

Cranberry Coulis

Chipotle-Spiced Tomato Chutney

Indian Style Tomato Chutney

Basil Chutney

Almond Butter

Edamame Pesto

Summer’s End Pesto

Kale Pesto

Sundried Tomato Chutney

Strawberry Boondi Raita

Zucchini Raita

Haldi ka Soy Doodh

Mango Lassi

Almond Milk

Peach Jam

Blueberry Jam

Raspberry Jam



Dosa (my sister-in-law Paddu’s recipe — the best ever)

Brown Rice Dosa


Moong Dal Dosa

Coriander Adai

Jaggery Dosa

Crispy Dosa

Bean And Oats Dosa

Brown Rice Uthappam

Quinoa Crepes

Kale Crepes

Sprouted Bean and Brown Rice Dosa

Quick Masala Dosa

Rava Idli



Carrot-Radish Parathas

Sweet-Aloo Paratha

Mooli Paratha

Aloo Paratha



Makki di Roti

South-Indian Parotta

Pooris (step by step pictures)

Missi Roti

Quick Grilled Naan

Whole-Wheat Laadi Pav

Herb Roti

Khasta Paratha/Parotta


Peshawari Naan

Gobi (Cauliflower) Parathas

Arbi Paratha, gluten-free

Mushroom Paratha



High-Protein Filo Lasagna with Roasted Veggies

Bowtie Pasta in a Light, Meaty Bolognese Sauce

Pasta with Vegan Sausage, Mushrooms and Greens

Pasta with Tunisian Spices

Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower Cashew Sauce

Pasta with Greens and Beans

Slow Cooker Lentil Bolognese

Spinach Pumpkin Lasagna

Pasta with Bean Ragout

Lime Orzo

Pasta Puttanesca, gluten-free

Roasted Vegetable Lasagna

Angel Hair Pasta With Green Beans And Mushrooms

Pappardelle Pasta With Green Peppers And Asparagus Frittata

Spaghetti with Sundried Tomatoes and Mushroom “Meatballs”

Rotini With Sundried Tomato Pesto

Gnocchi With Sundried Tomato Pesto

Creamy Baked Pasta in a Minty Tofu Sauce

Pasta with Cauliflower and Chickpeas  Mac ‘n’ Veggies

Pumpkin And Sweet Potato Lasagna With Sage

Wholegrain Pasta With Spinach Pesto Orecchiette With Fennel

Pesto Pasta With Chipotle Cashew Cream

Fettuccine With Olive Oil and Garlic

Shell Pasta in Barbeque Sauce

Vegan Slut’s Spaghetti (Pasta Puttanesca)

Penne Rigate with Creamy Edamame Pesto

Pappardelle Pasta with Roasted Tomato Chipotle Sauce

Conchiglie Pasta with Kale Pesto

Spaghetti with Brussels Sprouts and Onions

Conchiglie with Potatoes, “Meatballs” and Spinach

Spaghetti Gratin with Artichoke Cashew Cheese

Pappardelle With a Creamy Butternut Sauce

Fettucine Alfredo with Mushrooms

Vegan Basil Pizza

Berber Pizza (North African)

Pizza Topped With Tandoori Tofu

Baghare Baingan Naan Pizza

Kheema-stuffed Naan Calzones

Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower Sauce

Lentil Pasta Salad

Garlicky Pasta with Broccoli and Beans

Pasta with Roasted Peppers

Pasta Gratin in Cauliflower Chickpea Sauce

Avocado Pasta

Asparagus Potato Pizza

Lentil Orzo Bake with a Cheesy Crust



Vegetable Paella

Egg Biryani, with no eggs

Brown Rice Salad with Dill

One-Pot Mujadara with Leeks and Kale

Chickfree Biryani

South Indian Coconut Rice

Brown Rice Pilaf

Masale Bhath

Daalonka Pulao (Lentil Pilaf)

Chickpea Khichdi

Coconut Rice

Tomato Bhath

Beet-Barley-Brown-Rice Pilaf

Peas and Mushroom Biryani

Rice Salad

Bulghur Pilaf With Basil Pistou

Vangi Bhath (Eggplant Rice)

Raisin and Nut Pilaf

Creamy Mushroom-Barley Risotto

Puliodarai (Tamarind Rice)

Vegan Venn Pongal

Lemon Rice

Thai Coconut Rice

Carrot Rice

Mexican Tomato Rice

Biryani With Mixed Vegetables And Lentils

Chinese Fried Rice

Mint Biryani with Roasted Mushrooms

Thai-Style Coconut Rice With Edamame

Rosemary Polenta Spiked With Miso

Brown Rice Puliyodarai

Cracked-Wheat Upma

Mexican Yellow Rice

Wheatberry Pilaf with Eggplant and Rosemary

Curd-Rice (Dahi Annam 0r Thayirsaadam

Methi Wara Chawar

Cabbage Rice

Ven Pongal With Vegan Ghee

Methi Pilaf With Sun-dried Tomatoes

Coconut Quinoa

Vegetable Biryani

Quinoa with Caramelized Onions and Green Peppers

Butternut Squash Risotto

Restaurant-Style Vegetable Biryani

Spiced Brown Rice

Eggplant Pullao 

Dill Rice

Quinoa Biryani with Kala Chana

Asparagus and Saffron Biryani

Crispy Pongal Cakes

Easy Mushroom Biryani

Masala Khichdi

Tawa Pulao

Black Rice Risotto with Mushrooms

Cauliflower Wild Rice Pilaf

Rice with Fenugreek Leaves and Tomatoes (Methi-Tomato Rice)



Golden Roasted Curry Mustard Potatoes

Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Indian-Style

Gobi Achari (Cauliflower with Five Spices)

Cabbage Thoran (Sauteed Cabbage with Mustard Seeds and Coconut)

Healthy Potato Skins

Curried Acorn Squash

Methi Matar Malai

Sprouted Mung Salad or Moong Usal

Brussels Sprouts Roasted with Mojo de Ajo

Vegetable Kurma or Korma

Eggplant-Methi Subzi

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Pineapple and Walnuts

Indian-style Mashed Potatoes

Spicy Chana (Chana-Bhatura)

Kashmiri Collard Greens

Baingan Bharta

Green Beans Paruppu Usili

Minty Eggplant Masala

Potato Subzi

Tendlichi Bhaji

Mint-smothered Spuds

Cucumber-Mint Subzi

Bharli Vangi

Bharli Vangi 2

Potato Bhaji

Peppered Mushroom-Potato Stir-Fry

Broccoli Paruppu Usili


Bottle Gourd (Dudhi) Subzi

Roasted Potatoes With Cilantro And Lemon

Dill-Flavored Cabbage Subzi

Vegan Palak “Paneer”

Mexican Chili-Garlic Potatoes

Kale Subzi

Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Coconut Milk

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Beets Infused With Garlic And Olive Oil

Bitter Gourd Subzi

Aloo Gobi


Moroccan Vegetable Tagine

Baghare Baingan

Corn, Mushroom and Green Pepper Subzi

Sarson da Saag


Homemade Potato Chips

Kathirikka Kai

Okra With Onions and Potatoes

Vangyache Bharit

Fried Green Tomatoes

Okra Subzi (Bhendichi Bhaji)

Kelyache Kaap (Golden Plantains) 

Spicy Cauliflower Subzi 

Cabbage Paruppu Usili 

Velvety Herbed Pumpkin 

Pepper-Mushroom Stir-Fry

Peas-Carrot Subzi with Rajasthani Spices 

Mashed Orange Sweet Potatoes

Eggplant Subzi with Peanuts

Roasted Plantain Chips 

Andhra-Style Roasted, Stuffed Baby Eggplants (Gutti Vankai)

Gingery Acorn Squash and Potato Subzi

Silky Chickpea Gravy from Appetite for Reduction

Mashed, Whipped Potatoes

Cornbread Stuffing With Bell Peppers 

Methi Chaman

Gobi Masala

Stuffed Bitter Melons (Karela)

Fennel-Crusted Potatoes

Spicy Braised Sweet Potatoes

Sweet and Sour Potatoes, Gujarati Style

Gingery Eggplant in Coconut Sauce

Kale and Potato Subzi

Papada Kismoor 

Cabbage Subzi

Aloo Posto

Roasted Vegetables with Fennel Vinaigrette

Curried Acorn Squash

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Baked Asparagus Pakoras

Tofu Paneer Bhurji



The Best Vegetable Stock Recipe

Hot Potato Soup with Scallions and Watercress

Golden Winter Squash Soup

Broccoli Potato Soup

Dandelion-Lima-Bean Soup

Coconut Miso Soup

Butternut-Lima Bean Soup

Carrot-Celery-Potato Soup

Garlicky White Bean Soup

Leek and Potato Soup

Butternut Squash Soup With Cinnamon Cream

Thai Vegetable Salad with Peanut Butter Dressing

Strawberry-Avocado-Black-Bean Salad

Italian Wild Rice and Chickpea Soup



Mushroom Ragout

Creamy Cauliflower Curry (Malai Gobi)

Dal Bukhara (Creamy Lentils)

Tofu Egg Curry

Vegetable Balti, a British-Style Indian Curry

Easy Thai Yellow Curry with Beans and Veggies

Tofu Paneer Do Pyaza (Tofu in an Oniony Gravy)

Maa ki Dal (Comforting Mom’s Dal)

Easy Chana Masala

Chickpea Curry, South-Indian Style

Fat-Free Slow Cooker Dal

White Pumpkin Sambar

Whole Red Lentils with Toasted Spices

Peppery Cabbage Kootu

Leafy Lentils

Ginger-infused Cauliflower Dal

Ginger-Lime Dal

Mung Dal With Beet Greens

Spinach Kootu


Pumpkin Kuzhambu with Fresh Ground Masala

Cumin-Pepper Rasam

Spinach Amti With Peanuts

Ezhukari Kuzhambu


Chickpea Curry

Tomato Dal

Vegan Dal “Makhani”

Moogache Molay (Mung Bean Curry)

Pink Lentils With Veggies

Curried Pink Beans with Dill

Garlic and Lemon Rasam

Mixed-Veggie Sambar

Eggplant-Green-Pepper Gotsu

Bitter Gourd Pitlai

Spicy French Lentils Spiked With Mustard

Green Split Peas Dal With Leftover Leafy Greens

Tomatillo Masial

Spicy Urad Dal

Vendakka Kuzhambu

Green Tomato Masial

Zucchini Kootu

Curried Cabbage with Whole Masoor

Rajasthani Panchmel Dal

Pancharatan Dal


Stir-Fry Veggie Sambar

Pattypan Kootu

Kholamba, a Low-Fat Vegetable-Lentil Stew

Fat-Free Tomato Dal

Sweet Potato and Vaal Dal

Dhabay ki Daal

Pink Lentils with Roasted Mushrooms

Sweet Potato Gotsu

Kale Dal with Peanuts

Maa ki Dal

Chana Makhani with Greens

Cholar Dal

Fat-Free Crockpot Sambar

Brinjal Pulippu Kootu

Irish Lamb Stew

Methi Dal (Dal with Fenugreek Leaves)

Amaranth Dal

Ethiopian Lentil and Vegetable Stew

Fat-Free Mushroom Chilli

Fat-Free Gumbo (gluten-free)

Goan “Beef” Curry

Slow Cooker Black Eyed Peas Stew

Margo’s Masala Mushroom Curry

“Beef” Stew

Cauliflower “Malai” Kofta Curry

Subzi ka Meetha Stew (Sweet Vegetable Stew)

Karela Rajma

Arbi-Methi Kadhi

Malaysian Mushroom Korma

Thai Green Curry

Moroccan Chickpea Stew

Spicy Vegan Kheema (Mince)

Navratan Kurma 

Vegan Chili

Creamy Peas-Potato Curry

My Dad’s Not-Mutton Mushroom Curry

My Dad’s Not-Mutton Mushroom Curry, Fat-Free 

Veggie Moilee

Tomato-Coconut-Cream Curry

Thai Curried Chickpeas

Creamy Potato Curry

Mushroom Spinach Curry

Lima Bean Curry

Vegan “Lamb” and Cauliflower Curry

Chickpea Curry With Carribean Spices

Velvety Green Curry With Green Peas and Shiitake Mushrooms

Sri Lankan Eggplant Curry

Creamy Canary Beans Curry

Tofu Patia

Lima Bean Stew with Swiss Chard

Kashmiri Dum Aloo

Curried Karela (Bitter Gourd)

Moroccan Black-Eyed Peas Stew

Mushroom and Peas Korma

Tofu Patia

Thai-Style Canary Beans Curry

Green Beans and Potato Curry With Trinidadian Spices

Savory Lamb Stew (Scouse)

Thai-Style Peanut Curry 

Methi-Mushroom Curry 

Creamy Tofu Kofta Curry 

Eggplant and Mushroom Vindaloo

Mushroom Makhani 

Spicy Fava Bean and Eggplant Stew

Omana’s Simple Peanut Curry (Guest Post)

Low-Fat Gobi Manchurian

African Sweet Potato-Peanut Stew

Chick’n Lentil Curry

Railway Mushroom Curry

Avial 1

Avial 2

Creamy Phool Makhana Curry (Lotus Seed Curry)

Savory Herbed Tempeh Stew

Spinach ‘Chicken’ Curry

Mushroom and Lima Bean Stew, Indian Style

Tofu Makhani

Goan Feijoada 

Spicy Mushroom Chettinad

Chewy Tofu In An Apricot, Chipotle and Tamarind Sauce: Vegan Mexican

Sweet Potato Humman


Peanut Curry (Shengdanyachi Amti)

Mirch ka Salan

Tofu “Shrimp” Curry

Kashmiri Rogan Josh

Mushroom Achari

Chickpea and Kale Stew with Indian Spices

Goan “Beef” Curry

Mushroom and Bean Stew with Rosemary

Green Tomato Stew

Tofu Curry with Chickpeas and Veggies

Moroccan Lentil Stew

Mango Curry

Fat-Free Cuban Black Bean Stew in a Crockpot

Caribbean Black-Eyed Peas Stew

Rajma. Kidney Beans in a Curry Sauce



Whole Wheat Chocolate Chunk Bars

Saffron Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate Cupcakes with Raspberry Hearts

Banana Coffee Cake with Chocolate Streusel

Chai-Spiced Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Pumpkin Brown Rice Pudding

Pumpkin Chocolate Brownies, whole wheat

Easy Vegan Brownies

Maple-Drunk Apple Pie

Cinnamon Rolls With “Cream Cheese” Glaze

Warm Bread Pudding Topped With Strawberry Compote

Peach and Berry Cobbler

Fat-Free Brownies

Pumpkin Pie 

Apple Tart

Lemony Cupcakes with “Cream Cheese” Frosting

Banana Cornbread

Pumpkin Bread

Banana Cake

Golden Vanilla Cupcakes With Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Carrot Cake

Orange Cake

Peach Upside-Down Cake

Mango Cheesecake

Applesauce Cake

Mawa Cake

Orange Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting 

Apple Cake with Caramel-Pecan Glaze 

Mango Cupcakes with Mango Buttercream Frosting

Itty Bitty Chocolate Cupcakes

Carrot Cupcakes

Sweet Mango Cornbread

Cocoa-berry Cake With Berry Cream Frosting

Irish Cream Cupcakes

Banana-Walnut Bundt Cake (whole-wheat with no fat added)

Banana Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting (the Elvis)

Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake with a Lemon Glaze

Strawberry Pie

Pear and Almond Tart

Maple Pecan Pie

Chocolate Oreo Cake with Cocoa Buttercream

Mango Pie

Fresh Pumpkin Pie (with Butternut Squash)

Low-fat Cucumber Cake

Rhubarb Pie

Chocolate Bread

Whole-Wheat Apple Cake

Gluten-free Raspberry Brownie Bars

Pumpkin and Chocolate Brownie, Whole Wheat

Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Rhubarb Mousse

Strawberry Bread

Pumpkin-Cheesecake Cupcakes


Chocolate Cinnamon Cookies

Pistachio and Cardamom Shortbread Cookies

Almond Shortbread Cookies

Oatmeal Cookies

Spice Cookies

Lemon Shortbread With Candied Pecan Topping

Maple-Flavored Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Amaretti Cookies

Crunchy Almond Biscotti

Scottish Shortbread

Sugar Cookies 

Almond Bars With A Citrusy Glaze

Orange-Walnut Biscotti

Mango Biscotti

Sablé, Or French Shortbread

Coconut Shortbread with Cardamom

Banana Pecan Cookies

Walnut Cookies

Peanut Butter Dog Biscuits (gluten-free)

Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcakes

Wholegrain Banana Chia Cake with Crumb Topping

Chocolate Strawberry Shortbread Bars



Kaju Rava Laddu

Mango Popsicles, Indian-Style (Mango Kulfi)


Kaju Katli


Almond Kheer


Carrot Halwa (Gajar Halwa) 

Mango Halwa

Sheera (Halwa or Kesari) 

Chavde or Mande 

 Puran Poli


Doodhi Halva

Mava Cake

Almond Halwa

Sakkarai Pongal with Vegan Ghee

Mango Cashew Cream

Saffron Shankarpali

Mung and Rice Pudding

Besan and Cashew Halwa

Fruit and Nut Burfi

Semiya Payasam

Zucchini Halwa

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