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Amazing Vegan Soy Free Dairy Free Whipped Cream Soyatoo’s Rice Whip

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I just found something I’ve been looking for, for a year now.  Vegan soy free whipped topping.  (Dairy Free) Wow!  The holiday’s are coming up and they will be literally sweeter now that I found Soyatoo’s Rice Whip!  I need to find it locally or order if from their website, VeganEssentials.com

For those looking for a soy-free whipped topping that’s dairy-free as well, Soyatoo’s Rice Whip is exactly what you need. Extremely rich and delicious, it’s perfect for topping fruit, dairy-free frozen desserts, cakes, pies or a good cup of hot chocolate. 7 oz. spray canister is $6.99.

Ingredients: Organic Rice Milk (water, organic rice syrup, organic rice starch, organic rice flour), coconut oil, organic maltodextrin from rice, tartaric acid, carrageenan and gum Arabic (thickeners), sea salt

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Hyperbiotics Pro-15 Probiotic Capsules – Vegetarian Gluten Free Review

 

Today I received a bottle of Hyperbiotics Pro-15 Probiotics capsules.  There are 60 capsules in the bottle.  Each are vegetarian, time released, lactose and gluten free, and easy to swallow.  They are the size of a pea.
Update after using them for 30 days:

They were easy to swallow for me.  I have a lot of stomach issues and probiotics help me a lot.  This product 100% does what it claims, you cannot go wrong, it’s amazing for your health/stomach.

I absolutely LOVE LOVE this probiotic!!!! It has helped my stomach tremendously. If you are a IBS person or have a lot of stress that causes issues with your bowel, this helps out A LOT! I have been taking these for 30 days and I can 100% attest that they do work and what they claim on their Amazon page is accurate. I will never go without a probiotic and will always want one this good.



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Vegetarian Quick & Easy – Under 15 Minutes: (100 Simple Natural Foods Recipes) by Jonathan Vine – Review

 

Today I received a free ebook to review by Jonathan Vine titled, Vegetarian Quick & Easy – Under 15 Minutes: (100 Simple Natural Foods Recipes)

I read it all back to back right away and do appreciate the amount of work that went into this recipe book.


I did know a little about being a vegetarian since I have been one for a year and a half now. 
When I first became a meatless eater, I was a vegan for 8 months. I then started craving eggs and cheese.  I gave in and decided to eat very little of each.  This book will work for those nights you just have no inspiration and need something quick and meatless.  I am a big fan of promoting the MEATLESS MONDAYS catch phrase.

Even if you are not a vegetarian, these recipes are great for ANYONE,(accept Vegans or lactose intolerant people).  There are many many recipes with dairy/cheese in them.  If you are either, you could use Daiya Cheese (Check how many products are free of CHEESE!) and Silk Almond Milk to replace the cow kind.  I’ve done it with many recipes, including a couple of these by Jonathan Vine.
Check out my review of his Vegetarian Weight Loss eBook here!

 
UPDATE JULY 8 2014:
I have been using some of these recipes for over a month now and I can tell you that they are delicious and awesome!  I really liked a few recipes and LOVED a lot of them.  They will be regular meals in my meatless repertoire.  Even
if you are not a vegetarian, these could be good “Meatless Monday” meals for you and your family to enjoy. 
 
 Vegetarians can have fast food too, just read this recipe book and you’ll have many quick meals to choose from!
The recipes that stand out for me and happen to love are:
ENDIVE BOATS
SPICY WHITE BEAN DIP
TWO LAYER HUMMUS
MEXICAN VEGETARIAN SUSHI
STICKY RICE BALLS
DATE & COCONUT BITES
ROASTED BELL PEPPER SOUP


Jonathan Vine
has another book with Vegetarian Recipes for Vegetarian Weight-loss that will FURTHER push you into either an AHHA moment or just make your mouth water.

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Vegetarian Weight loss ebook with recipes Review

Today I received a free ebook by Jonathan Vine titled, Vegetarian Weight Loss: How to Achieve Healthy Living & Low Fat Lifestyle (Weight Maintenance & Heart Healthy) (Special Diet Cookbooks & Vegetarian Recipes Collection Book 1)
 
I read it all back to back right away and do appreciate the information.  I did know a little about being a vegetarian since I have been one for a year and a half now.  I am a big carb eater and can verify as the book states, you will not lose weight if you are eating too many carbs, like bread and pasta.  This is my downfall, along with tortillas and rice.  
 
When I first became a meatless eater, I was a vegan for 8 months. I then started craving eggs and cheese.  I gave in and decided to eat very little of each.  This book will work for you if you follow it to a T.  If you think just because you become vegetarian you will lose weight just like that, you might be wrong.  It takes more to it then that as outlined in the book. He suggests how to go gradually into a vegetarian diet, as it would be easier than just cold turkey.  That is good advice since most people are still on the fence, even after years of thinking about it.  
 
UPDATE JUNE 20 2014:
I have been using some of these recipes for about a month now and I can tell you that they are delicious and awesome!  I really liked a few recipes and LOVED four of them.  They will be regular meals in my meatless repertoire.  Even if you are not a vegetarian, these could be good “meatless Monday” meals for you and your family to enjoy.  I tried to follow the diet, less carbs, more plant food.  I did lose 2 pounds this month, so it does work.  If you are more diligent about it, you could lose more. 
 
 Vegetarians can be unhealthy or healthy.  If you want to be a healthy vegetarian, follow this diet plan!
 
The 4 recipes that stand out for me and happen to love and have made are:
 
Spicy Bean Burgers   Jonathan Vine Recipe
 
 
Black Bean Croquettes   Jonathan Vine Recipe
 

Sweet Potato Pasta   Jonathan Vine Recipe
 
Greek Spinach Pie   Jonathan Vine Recipe
 
 
I like that he gives you advice about eating out on the vegetarian diet.  It’s not as hard as you might think.  Don’t be afraid to ask your waiter/waitress for help!
 

If you read the book and you are not a vegetarian but are thinking about it, I think it will push you into your decision easier. Jonathan Vine has another book with Vegetarian Recipes in under 15 minutes that will FURTHER push you into either an AHHA moment or make your mouth water.To read my review of Jonathan Vine’s ,go here – Vegetarian Quick & Easy – Under 15 Minutes: (100 Simple Natural Foods Recipes).

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Easy Kid Friendly Vegan Healthy Rice Bowl

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Easy Kid Friendly Vegan Healthy Rice Bowl

1 large onion
1 cup frozen peas
1 cup frozen carrots
1/2 cup frozen mushrooms
1/2 can crushed pineapple
3 bags of boil in bag rice
2 TBSP Soy Sauce
2 TBSP Orange Juice
1/2 cup lite brown sugar , divided
2 TBSP Smart Balance light
1 TBSP olive oil
*Food Processor or blender
1. Heat skillet with olive oil
2. Cut onion into small bite sized pieces and throw into skillet, season with salt and pepper
3. Start the water for the bag rice , put in bag rice when boiling low
4. Add the frozen carrots on top of the bag rice and let thaw out and cook til soft (quick, about 4 min)
5.  Onions should be browning so push them to side of skillet and add frozen mushrooms and peas
6.  Add the thawed and soft carrots to the food processor
7. After the peas and mushrooms have thawed and fried up a bit in skillet (til soft), add to food processor
8. Stir around the onions and put 1 small spoonful of them into processor
9. Dump rice (and any carrots you’ve missed) into strainer and open each bag of rice and dump back into pot that you cooked rice in
10. Add soy sauce, pineapple, 1/4 cup brown sugar to food processor and blend all until everything is in small unrecognizable pieces
11. Dump food processor mixture into rice and stir in
12. Add orange juice, butter, and 1/4 cup brown sugar  and stir.
13. Let sit for a few minutes to marinate flavors together, stirring often
14. Divide into four bowls, top with fried onions
15. Salt and pepper!!
My son wouldn’t eat big fried onion chunks on top so I omitted that from his bowl, but he loved the dish and asked for seconds

Spinach Olive Dip & Homemade Tortilla Chips

Spinach Olive Dip & Homemade Tortilla Chips
1/4 block Firm Tofu
1/2 cup frozen (thawed) spinach 
1/4 cup cooked broccoli (cooled)
1 cup Veganaise
1/4 cup Dayia Shredded Cheddar
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
4 Soft tortillas (wheat preferred)
1/2 can black olives pitted
 
Put all ingredients (except the tortillas and black olives) in a food processor and blend until smooth.  Put in fridge.
 
Cut tortillas with a pizza slicer into 6-8 even pizza sized wedges.  Sprinkle with salt and and pepper and bake on 350 degrees until just turning brown, turning them once or twice to check coloring.  
 
While the tortillas are cooking, slice the black olives in round slices and add them to the dip and stir. 
 
It tastes 1,000,000 times better than it looks!!! The Dayia cheese makes it have little lumps in it.  None vegan people liked this dip!!
 
 
 

Creamy Pea Peanut Noodles – Vegan

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I forgot to take a picture!! Next time
2 cups homemade vegetable broth (or boxed)
1 pound of whole wheat spaghetti
1 half of large sweet onion
3/4 cup frozen peas
3/4 cup nutritional yeast flakes
1/2 cup salted or unsalted peanuts
3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
1 tbsp oil of your choice
1/2 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder
Salt and pepper to taste
Get your noodles cooking and then start the sauce.  I used regular wheat spaghetti for this meal and homemade vegetable broth.
1. Cut up onions in bite size pieces
2. Add oil to sauce pan, heat and add onions
3. Add garlic powder and black pepper, stir and cook onions until translucent
4. Add frozen peas and stir/cook til thawed
5. Add peanuts to food processor and process until fine powder like substance
6. Add onions and peas, vegetable broth to food processor, and process until smooth
6a. If you have a Vitamix, add the mixture to it and blend until super creamy
7. Pour back into the saucepan, add soy sauce and nutritional yeast flakes.  Stir.  If consistency is too thick add a little vegetable broth until you like the creamy consistency.
8. Noodles should be ready. Plate noodles and pour some creamy pea peanut sauce over top.
9. Salt and pepper to taste
If you want to make it a sort of Thai meal, add Red Pepper Flakes to step 6 and blend in/add til you have your spicy flavor that you like.