You know you are in a mood for lazing around when all you want to do is eat, sleep and repeat.
Don’t you worry about gaining a few extra pounds on days like these because we have some
kick-ass vegan recipes to keep you fit while you are busy holidaying.
When people go vegan, many of them lose weight like magic.
Well, it is because vegan foods are rich in fiber, which act like first class cleansers for your body.
Intake of fiber can purify your internal system and get rid of waste that is stuck in your intestines.
And believe me when I say this, the glow that it leaves on your skin is unbeatable.
I am personally a great fan of colors as they not only lift spirits, but they also add charm to
It’s the same case with food–especially when we are talking about vegan food!
When somebody talks about food, it sometimes triggers hunger pangs.
All I do is think about various colorful veggies that are available.
How all the colors, when put together on my plate, will not only enhance my enjoyment of the
food, but will also benefit my health in unimaginable ways!
So go on and play with colors, be creative with the food you want to put on your plate, which
apart from being delicious, is so good to look at.
And don’t forget, they are power-packed with the goodness of health.
After all, the real effort does not lie in working out, but in putting the right things on the table.
We all know that great food makes the party fun and festive!
Enjoy making some these healthy and delicious vegan holiday recipes:
Red Bean Spring
Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan and saute onions, potatoes, carrots, beans till tender.
Stir a mixture of tomato sauce and vegetable broth.
Cook for another 3 minutes.
Garnish with parsley and serve.
Christmas Apple Delight
Chop and bake apples in the oven.
Add cereal and caramelized brown sugar.
Garnish with nuts and serve on warm English muffins.
Sprouts with Orange Juice
Take cereal grains and leave them in water to sprout.
Put them in oven when they are well sprouted in a day or two.
Add salt and pepper.
Serve with orange juice.
Onion Potato Roast
Sauté onions and potatoes in olive oil with sunflower seeds, turmeric, salt, pepper.
Vegan Energy Ball Recipes
Put dates in a food processor and blend them until smooth.
Add oats, chocolate, peanut butter and mix them.
Roll them into balls with the warmth of your hands.
Later freeze them.
Yummy vegan energy balls are ready.
It serves as an easy everyday snack.
Yummy vegan energy balls are ready.
Vegetables With a “Roast”
Roast vegetables and flavor them with olive oil, pepper and salt.
This is the simplest way to a healthy diet.
Boiled Sweet Corn
Just take some corn and boil them.
You can add salt or pepper or just eat them as is.
They form a tasty and nourishing snack.
The Indian Fruit Delight
Take as various colorful fruits, chop and blend them.
Add a little agave and coconut cream and taste the refreshing fruit delight.
Topsy Popsy Carrots
Melt vegan butter in a large pan.
Add carrots, coconut palm sugar or agave to taste.
Then gently toss to combine.
Cook, stirring occasionally, till the time carrots become tender, say 15 minutes.
Mom’s Curd Tempering
In a pan melt vegan butter.
Add onion, pepper, salt, turmeric and other spices to taste and then add curd.
Stir till the curd becomes consistent and then serve.
Take spinach, mustard green or kale leaves.
Chop, then saute them with oil, salt and pepper for almost 3 minutes or until tender.
Your delicious yummy greens are ready.
With power, full to the gills, it is a low fat smoothie with the goodness of blueberries,
avocado, nut milk, roasted beets and lime juice.
It is a great antioxidant supplier to your body.
Aunt Sallies Nut
Take gochingko nuts.
Roast them and take them out of the shell.
Serve them with sea salt.
Take corn-flakes and add cold skimmed non-dairy milk and coconut palm sugar to taste.
Add little bit of coco powder and enjoy the coco crunch of the corn.
Take a handful of beans.
Sauté them in oil with pepper and salt and eat.
Take a stick.
Pop on various fruits and sliced vegan cheese.
Enjoy the goodness.
Mexican Veggie Crumble
Heat oil, sauté onion and tomatoes with pepper and salt.
Add veggies, crumbled tempeh, jalapeno and olives and serve hot.
Great for tacos!
Hot and Sour Delight
Bring some veggies to a boil and add salt, pepper and spices.
Also add finely grated vegan cheese along with beans, carrots and noodles.
Mix with chopped cilantro.
Squeeze the juice of a lemon on the mixture.
Chill and serve.
Cheese Corn Sandwich
Sandwiches are a delight.
Take whole grain bread, spinach leaves, vegan cheese, corn and parsley.
Mix the cheese and corn with a pinch of salt.
Put the spinach leaves at the base of the bread.
Then add the cheese corn mix and grill.
Garnish with parsley.
Take all the fruits that you have.
Slice them into cubes.
Dish up some vegan yogurt and add those fruits.
To garnish, add nuts.
Taste pure heavenly delight on earth.
Naughty Salty Oats
Take some oats and roast them.
Take a tablespoon of oil and sauté onions with turmeric, salt, chillies and pepper.
Add tomatoes and water.
Sauté til the mixture is smooth.
Add oats, one spoon of coconut palm sugar and a pinch of lemon juice.
Naughty salty oats are ready.
Grilled Bread with Tomatoes and Onions
Take onions and tomatoes and chop them.
Now add some vegan cheese to them and a pinch of salt and pepper to taste.
Put the mixture on bread and grill.
Delicious and easy to cook, grilled tomato onion bread is ready.
So guys get up and get going and enjoy the holidays free of guilt!
For the love of food, eat healthy and stay fit.
About the Author
Rebecca Dawkins is a fitness coach and health writer based in Boston, MA. Her passion is to encourage others to rediscover their lifestyle and get inspired for organic living. She occasionally writes about anti-fungal body wash or antibacterial soap.
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