All posts filed under: Plant based

Vegan meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs are a regular in my house. My husband and both my kids love it. I used to make ton of meat-based meatballs when we were trying out paleo lifestyle and we loved every minute of it. We are however now at a different place in our lives and trying plant-based recipes and really enjoying creating recipes that more plant based, colorful, tastes great and still the same things that our family like to eat but without animal products. Getting my kids to eat more vegetables is a huge plus with this recipe because I can hide that gross green perfectly inside the meatballs. I know it takes bit of effort with all this chopping vegetables thin, but believe me they are so worth the effort.  Mine yielded 50 meatballs but you can make them small or big. It is up to personal preference. So, without further ado here it is To make the meatballs you will need Boiled Soybeans 2 cups Red beans 1 cup or a can of red kidney beans …

Lentil and Squash Soup

Lentils are the hype and is a really good source of complex carbs, proteins and trace nutrients if you are trying to add more plant-based foods into your diet. Eating more plant-based foods is evidently good for preventing those not so good blood glucose spikes and keep the cravings at curb. Lentils will also make flavorful soup and curry base and carry array of other vegetables into next level. It also tastes divine with coconut cream and spices like cinnamon, cardamom. But mostly I like it because it was and is my favorite food growing up. Yellow lentil curry and rice with ensemble of three or more curries that my mom makes is always a dream meal for me. And my kids are following the suite when it comes to lentil curry. Having said that with two young kids and homeschool routines making my dream meal or getting them to eat it is not always an easy thing. So, what does this mom do?  she combines her two favorite curries and elevate it into a …