Tag Archives: nutritional yeast

Vegan Chili-Cheddar “Cheese” Sauce

Vegan Chili-Cheddar “Cheese” Sauce

Nachos, healthy? Pop open a jar of preservative-packed, globby, bright-yellow cheese sauce and pour it over a plate of tortilla chips and…not so much. If, on the other hand, you stir up this homemade vegan version to serve with your favorite Tex-Mex ...
Healthy Oven-Baked Onion Rings

Healthy Oven-Baked Onion Rings

Is comfort food really comforting if it comes with a side of guilt? Why are the foods that are supposed to make you feel better actually terrible for you? It’s time to create healthier versions of the classics. With fewer calories and fat, you’ll hav ...
Vegan Cheese Sauce

Vegan Cheese Sauce

New vegans often struggle saying goodbye to cheese. I felt the same way initially. But it turns out, I don’t miss it at all now, thanks to the many varieties of vegan cheeses out there. The best kind? One you can make at home in just a few minutes, l ...
Easy (And Vegan!) Baked Zucchini Fries

Easy (And Vegan!) Baked Zucchini Fries

They’re the ultimate comfort food. Golden, crisp, hot, greasy fries dunked in a puddle of ketchup. Your taste buds couldn’t ask for more. But your body deserves better. The next time your burger calls for a side, try these easy, oven-baked, breaded z ...
Vegan Mac ‘n Cauliflower Cheese

Vegan Mac ‘n Cauliflower Cheese

There’s nothing like a creamy, dreamy dish of homemade mac and cheese — unless, of course, you’re vegan or dairy doesn’t do your body good. But thanks to this out-of-the-box recipe, anyone can enjoy this childhood favorite. In ...
Say Yes to Yeast

Say Yes to Yeast

Q. I keep seeing recipes that call for nutritional yeast. What is this ingredient and is it healthy? A. Powdery in texture and savory in flavor, nutritional yeast is a deactivated yeast, and vegans have been gobbling it up for years as a pasta topper ...