Recipes for the Vegan in Me…

I’m not vegan, but I do enjoy vegan meals from time to time. I am however a big advocate for healthy living and healthy eating, so I decided to write this post for those of you who enjoy eating healthy and organic foods.

If you are vegetarian, vegan, or just like a healthy meal every now and again  – this post is for you!

Let’s get started:

 

Organic Spinach Pizza

spinach-pizza

Ingredients:

-1 medium or large size pita bread

-Organic baby spinach

-Organic pizza sauce

-1 tbsp Grilling spices

-1 tbsp Ground pepper

-Parsley

-1 tbsp of Olive Oil

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
  2. Prepare your pizza by spreading 1 tbsp of olive oil over the pita bread
  3. Spread 1 coat of pizza sauce over pita bread
  4. Add chopped spinach as toppings (you can also add other veggies of your choosing)
  5. Add ground pepper, grilling spices and parsley for taste
  6. Place pizza on pizza pan in oven to bake for 6 minutes

 

Mashed Potatoes

mashed-potatoes

 

Ingredients:

-2 lb. Yukon gold potatoes

-2/3 cup Almond milk

-2 tbsp Unsalted butter, (substitute if vegan)

-1 tbsp Himalayan Salt

-1 clove garlic, minced

-Parsley

-1 tbsp Ground pepper

  1. Wash and peel potatoes (if you want skin, only wash potatoes and peel unwanted skin)
  2. Cut yukon potatoes into quartered spears for easy cooking
  3. Bring potatoes to a boil and simmer in large pot for 15-20 minutes (until soft)
  4. Drain cooked potatoes
  5. Melt butter (over stove or in microwave)
  6. Add melted butter, 2/3 cup of almond milk, garlic and parsley to potatoes in large mixing bowl and mash together until smooth
  7. Add  ground pepper and salt for taste

 

Collard Greens

greens

 

Ingredients:

-1 lb. fresh collard greens

– 1 yellow onion

-1 red bell pepper

-1 tbsp salt

-1 pinch red pepper flakes

-1 tbsp ground pepper

-2 tbsp Olive Oil

  1. Clean thoroughly and chop collard greens, onion and red bell pepper
  2. Add olive oil to large pan and heat until oil cooks on med-high heat
  3. Add chopped onions and red bell pepper to pan and cook until onion turns brown, 5 minutes
  4. Reduce heat, and add chopped collard greens to pan
  5. Fry until greens start to wilt
  6. Add salt, ground pepper and red pepper flakes for taste

 

Try these healthy recipes at home and enjoy them with friends and family!

 

Thanks for reading.

 

 

God bless,

Crystal Ngumezi

 

 

 

 

 

 

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