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Tag: vegan holiday sides
The Easiest Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce… EVER!!!
Canned cranberry sauce is loaded with additional sweeteners, whether sugar or high fructose corn syrup. A 14 oz can of Ocean Spray cranberry sauce contains a whopping 24 g of sugar per serving! To put this in perspective, a 12 oz can of Mt Dew contains 31 g sugar per serving! That is some truly ugly math!
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The Easiest Dairy-Free Mashed Potatoes… EVER!!!
Holidays are crunch time so quick and easy recipes are gold. Try ecoRDN’s easiest dairy-free mashed potato recipe EVER!!!
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Spicy Basil Lentils
Need a quick and easy plant-based dish for your holiday feast or seasonal potluck? Well, look no further! Let ecoRDN‘s Spicy Basil Lentils be this year’s go-to champion!
Oil-Free Arugula Pesto
Arugula is another plant of the Brassica family (Brassica eruca) also known as cruciferous vegetables. Cruciferous vegetables are naturally high in antioxidants and fiber. Native to the Mediterranean region, arugula is a natural source of vitamins A & K, Potassium and Calcium. Arugula is also high in nitrates, containing 18% more nitrates than kale. Nitrates are a natural means to combat hypertension and protect individuals at risk of heart attack. So, pretty important stuff!
Toasted Fennel Seed & Radish Salad
Radishes and toasted fennel seeds are a lovely combination and together they form a perfect seasonal hit! This recipe can either be served cold or warm depending on preference. Let the crisp bite and pungent licorice flavors of this wonderful winter salad accompany your special holiday feast this year!
Acorn Squash & Ginger Soup
Acorn squash is a seasonal, flavorful source of potassium, iron, calcium, and vitamin C. The seeds of acorn squash may be roasted and eaten, like pumpkin or sunflower seeds.
Acorn squash stores easy, staying fresh for up to 3 months in cool dry areas away from extreme temperatures and direct light. Their meat can also be processed, pureed and frozen for up to one year. Prep for next year’s holiday bash, this year!
This recipe uses fresh ginger, which packs a hefty throat-punch! If you are too much of a little baby we recommend reducing the ginger by half. But if you are tough enough, go all in and put your face into the heart of Autumn, like a BOSS!
Savory “Cheesy” Dairy-Free Barley
We at ecoRDN love barley, in fact barley is one of our favorite grains. It’s toothy “al dente” bite offers a nice alternative to everyday rice. So we’re sharing our favorite barley recipe, which makes for a hearty, heart-healthy comfort side to any holiday feast.