Creamy Mushroom and Spinach Pasta

Mushrooms and spinach are two of my favorite vegetables.  They go so well in this creamy mushroom and spinach pasta.  This is a healthy meal that doesn’t take very long to make at all.  I used brown rice pasta in this creamy mushroom and spinach pasta to keep it gluten free.  You can probably use regular pasta as well if you have no issues with gluten.  If you also enjoy spinach and mushrooms together, you may also like this recipe.

Creamy Spinach Mushroom Pasta - My Whole Food Life

I used full fat coconut milk in the can to give this pasta a creamy texture and taste.  Not only does the coconut add to the taste, but the richness of it will keep you satisfied after only a small amount.   This creamy mushroom and spinach pasta is more heavy on the vegetables than it is on the pasta.  If you are grain free, you may also be able to make this dish with zucchini noodles.

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Vegan Pad Thai

I just love Pad Thai.  Now that I am vegan, I wanted to make a Vegan Pad Thai.  This vegan pad Thai came out really yummy!  In addition to being vegan, this healthy pad Thai recipe is also gluten free and grain free!  I used zucchini noodles to make this healthy pad Thai recipe.  I just love my spiralizer.  That is what I used to make the zucchini noodles.  Totally worth getting in my opinion.   This super easy recipe can be made up in no time at all.  If you like to use your spiralizer, you may also like this and this.

Vegan Pad Thai 1 - My Whole Food Life

I highly recommend keeping the sauce and the vegetables separate until you are ready to eat.  The zucchini noodles can release moisture that can make the sauce seem a bit watery.  I actually spiralized my zucchini the day before I went to use it in the recipe.  I just stored it in a strainer with a bowl underneath to catch the excess water.  It seemed to work well.   We actually ate this meal cold, but I am guessing you can heat it up as well.  This may not taste exactly like traditional pad Thai, but it is a great option for vegans. Very yummy!

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Vegan Zucchini Boats

I finally got on the stuffed zucchini train and made these vegan zucchini boats.  You can never have too many zucchini recipes right?  Especially when they are healthy zucchini recipes.  These vegan zucchini boats are super easy to make and only contain simple ingredients that you already have in your house.  I love recipes like that, don’t you?

Vegan Zucchini Boats - My Whole Food Life

Some foods are really hard to photograph.  This is one of them.  Even though the picture isn’t great, I promise the recipes is delicious.  I am slightly obsessed with sun-dried tomatoes these days.  In my opinion, the sun-dried tomatoes are what really makes this recipe delicious.  Every other bite you get the sweetness of the tomatoes.  It pairs very well with the onions and garlic.  Since I made this recipe with quinoa, it can be a complete vegan meal.

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