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If you can't--or choose not to--drink cow's milk, you have plenty of alternatives. Most grocery stores now carry a wide selection of soy, rice, almond, and other dairy-free milks. (Not sure which to choose?
Try these delicious Shamrock Green Smoothie Recipes for St Patricks Day, including spinach and dairy-free variations.
You can also make these rolls with apricots, peaches, and plums as they come into season--they all pair well with fragrant fresh basil.
This dessert can be prepared with whatever fruits are in season. We used plums, but you could also choose apples, pears, or frozen berries. Recipe by Carolyn Trompeter.
A classic pork rub that is perfect for smoked pork roasts and is especially good for pulled pork.
You could serve this at a fancy dinner party in Paris, and no one would ever guess that it's vegan! Strong coffee gives it flavor depth. Folding in Hip Whip, a vegan whipped topping available in the frozen foods section of most natural foods stores, keeps it light, smooth and creamy when frozen. (Find sources for Hip Whip at nowandzen.net.)
Avocado replaces the eggs and most of the oil in a rich, chocolaty batter that turns out supermoist baked goodies.
Boiling the sugar, raisins and spices produces a wonderfully flavored cake that's bound to become a holiday favorite. Dress it up with the lemony glaze just before serving for the perfect finish to this festive dinner.
Easy enough for kids to help make, elegant enough for a Thanksgiving celebration, these wow-worthy cornucopias will take you back to the times you made horns of plenty in grade school.
30 minutes or fewer. Dried fruit adds complex carbs and fiber to this healthful, portable and unusually good trail mix. It will keep up to 5 days in an airtight container.
A hint of fresh lemon juice and lemon zest add a subtle yet elegant tang to this springtime full-meal salad fine for lunch or dinner. To make this meal fully health-oriented, serve the salad with bran muffins scented with lemon extract or grated lemon zest, and follow up with a lemon-based dessert such as lemon bars with lemon sorbet. To drink? Iced or hot lemon tea, of course, if you want something nonalcoholic.
30 MINUTES OR LESS. Use a polenta brand that cooks in 5 minutes or less.
A more healthful variation on the classic Argentinean pastry, these empanadas call for whole-wheat flour and are baked instead of deep-fried.
This filling entree tastes like it's been simmered for hours instead of just 20 minutes. To sweeten the slightly bitter sauce, stir in 1 tablespoon agave nectar with the mustard and use 1 1/2 cups beer and 1 cup water. Serve over rice or Mashed Potatoes with Chives from vegetariantimes.com.
Serve these elegant hors d'oeuvres the next day; no one will ever know they're made from holiday leftovers!